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Thick white webbing blanketed parts of Agassiz-Harrison early Tuesday (Sept.29) morning. The webbing seemed to form or fall only in certain areas around the area, and it’s not immediately clear why. (Contributed Photos/Caro Clark)

‘Alien invasion’: Strange webbing creeps in overnight in Agassiz,Harrison

Eerie webbing might be the result of a growth in moth population

Thick white webbing blanketed parts of Agassiz-Harrison early Tuesday (Sept.29) morning. The webbing seemed to form or fall only in certain areas around the area, and it’s not immediately clear why. (Contributed Photos/Caro Clark)
Westland Insurance founder Jeff Wubs and his wife Chris (centre) gifted $140,732 towards infection control and priority surgical equipment at Delta Hospital through Delta Hospital and Community Health Foundation. (Submitted photo)

Wubs family donation buys priority equipment for Delta Hospital

Founder of Westland Insurance’s gift of $140,732 funding new gear for surgical services department

Westland Insurance founder Jeff Wubs and his wife Chris (centre) gifted $140,732 towards infection control and priority surgical equipment at Delta Hospital through Delta Hospital and Community Health Foundation. (Submitted photo)
Police are looking for Bruce Bay (pictured). Surrey RCMP say Bay has been missing since the early morning hours of Sept. 28. (RCMP handout)

UPDATE: Man missing in Clayton Heights found safe

Family and police were concerned for his wellbeing

Police are looking for Bruce Bay (pictured). Surrey RCMP say Bay has been missing since the early morning hours of Sept. 28. (RCMP handout)
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Volunteers package up donations during the BC Thanksgiving Food Drive. (Contributed photo)

Thanksgiving Food Drive ‘the most successful ever’

More than 21,000 pounds of food collected for Sources Food Bank in South Surrey/White Rock

Volunteers package up donations during the BC Thanksgiving Food Drive. (Contributed photo)
Avid walker George Doi of Langley celebrated a milestone on Sept. 17, when he completed a virtual walk around the world (Special to Langley Advance Times)

A (virtual) walk around the world by 88-year-old B.C. man

George Doi says it’s simple: ‘I like walking’

Avid walker George Doi of Langley celebrated a milestone on Sept. 17, when he completed a virtual walk around the world (Special to Langley Advance Times)
How much do you know about television programming? (Pixabay)

QUIZ: Do you know what’s on TV?

Fall is normally the time when new television shows are released

How much do you know about television programming? (Pixabay)
A black bear similar to this one charged at a Summerland woman bike riding on Conkle Mountain in Summerland (September 2020.) (Black Press file photo)
A black bear similar to this one charged at a Summerland woman bike riding on Conkle Mountain in Summerland (September 2020.) (Black Press file photo)
Halloween is too important an event to be cancelled because of COVID, says Langley’s Tanya Reid, who’s created a video to encourage safe ways of enjoying the festivities. (Facebook screengrab)

VIDEO: COVID won’t dampen Lower Mainland woman’s Halloween spirit

Langley’s Tanya Reid posted video offering suggestions of how trick-or-treating might look for her

Halloween is too important an event to be cancelled because of COVID, says Langley’s Tanya Reid, who’s created a video to encourage safe ways of enjoying the festivities. (Facebook screengrab)
YBS Services clears the area of overgrown branches, shrubs, grass and other greenery at 152nd Street and Fraser Highway. The project was courtesy of a Fleetwood BIA Area Enhancement Grant. (Photo: submitted)

PHOTOS: Another Fleetwood BIA grant cleanup ‘great for business and security’

Cleanup creates makes area at 152nd Street and Fraser Highway “neater and more inviting”

YBS Services clears the area of overgrown branches, shrubs, grass and other greenery at 152nd Street and Fraser Highway. The project was courtesy of a Fleetwood BIA Area Enhancement Grant. (Photo: submitted)
The latest litter of puppies at BC & Alberta Guide Dogs, with mommy dog Penny. Top fundraisers in three age categories and the top fundraising team in the Delta-based non-profit’s “Woof-a-Thon Virtual Challenge” will be invited to name a puppy from a future BC & Alberta Guide Dogs litter. (BC & Alberta Guide Dogs photo)

Virtual challenge to benefit Delta-based guide dogs charity

Funds raised to help BC Alberta Guide Dogs provide people with free guide dogs, autism and PTSD service dogs

The latest litter of puppies at BC & Alberta Guide Dogs, with mommy dog Penny. Top fundraisers in three age categories and the top fundraising team in the Delta-based non-profit’s “Woof-a-Thon Virtual Challenge” will be invited to name a puppy from a future BC & Alberta Guide Dogs litter. (BC & Alberta Guide Dogs photo)
Left to right: Jaye Murray, manager of Source’s Food Bank, South Surrey/White Rock; White Rock Mayor Darryl Walker; Ralph Zucker, director of the White Rock South Surrey Food Drive; and Merlin Smith, director of BC Thanksgiving Food Drive pose for a socially-distanced photo at the launch of the food drive earlier this month. (Contributed photo)

Sources, City of White Rock launch Thanksgiving Food Drive

Volunteers, donations sought for annual food-bank initiative

Left to right: Jaye Murray, manager of Source’s Food Bank, South Surrey/White Rock; White Rock Mayor Darryl Walker; Ralph Zucker, director of the White Rock South Surrey Food Drive; and Merlin Smith, director of BC Thanksgiving Food Drive pose for a socially-distanced photo at the launch of the food drive earlier this month. (Contributed photo)
‘Magic Wheelchair’ book tells story of thrilled author’s Surrey-area granddaughters

‘Magic Wheelchair’ book tells story of thrilled author’s Surrey-area granddaughters

Marlene Bryenton’s storybook explores how kids in wheelchairs are excluded because they are different

‘Magic Wheelchair’ book tells story of thrilled author’s Surrey-area granddaughters
A program has been set up to help families in the Lower Mainland and the Fraser Valley with purchasing food and cleaning supplies. (Submitted image/ Parent Support Services Society of BC)

B.C. families financially affected by pandemic eligible for grocery gift cards

Program open to struggling families in Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley communities

A program has been set up to help families in the Lower Mainland and the Fraser Valley with purchasing food and cleaning supplies. (Submitted image/ Parent Support Services Society of BC)
Apples are a prominent crop in British Columbia and elsewhere in Canada. (Photo courtesy Summerland Varieties)

QUIZ: A celebration of apples

September is the start of the apple harvest

Apples are a prominent crop in British Columbia and elsewhere in Canada. (Photo courtesy Summerland Varieties)
James Taylor, a member of the Mississauga Ojibwe Nation, will set out on Sept. 20 to walk from Hope back home to Greater Victoria in just five days to honour survivors of trauma and to acknowledge those who never came home. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)
James Taylor, a member of the Mississauga Ojibwe Nation, will set out on Sept. 20 to walk from Hope back home to Greater Victoria in just five days to honour survivors of trauma and to acknowledge those who never came home. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)
A Ready-Mix Concrete truck rolls through Cloverdale Dec. 1, 2019 for the 14th annual Surrey Santa Parade of Lights. This year’s parade will not go ahead in its traditional form, but may occur as a drive-through event. (Photo: Olivia Johnson)

BIA floats idea of drive-through Santa Parade

If event goes ahead, ‘parade’ of cars would stream through fairgrounds

A Ready-Mix Concrete truck rolls through Cloverdale Dec. 1, 2019 for the 14th annual Surrey Santa Parade of Lights. This year’s parade will not go ahead in its traditional form, but may occur as a drive-through event. (Photo: Olivia Johnson)
George Garrett, co-founder of the Volunteer Cancer Drivers Society, has retired from the organization. (File photo)

Co-founder of Volunteer Cancer Drivers Society retires

Surrey’s George Garrett, who helped create the program in 2016, leaves ‘substantial’ legacy

George Garrett, co-founder of the Volunteer Cancer Drivers Society, has retired from the organization. (File photo)
People’s Choice winner: Eileen Harris of Kelowna, bumble bee clinging to grass.

PHOTOS: South Surrey skunk family photo earns honourable mention in BC SPCA contest

Winners of society’s latest wildlife photography contest announced

People’s Choice winner: Eileen Harris of Kelowna, bumble bee clinging to grass.
Food is served at a perogy supper held at Surrey’s Ukrainian Cultural Centre in 2012. (File photo: Jacob Zinn)

‘Ukrainian soul food’ fundraiser returns to Surrey hall, with a twist

COVID-19 put a stop to church group’s monthly event, but it’s back on Sept. 25

Food is served at a perogy supper held at Surrey’s Ukrainian Cultural Centre in 2012. (File photo: Jacob Zinn)
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