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Neighbours are requesting that the City of Surrey add flashing lights to a crosswalk at 32 Avenue and Semiahmoo Trail Drive. (Google image)

Neighbours call for improvements to South Surrey crosswalk

Safety concerns grow after pedestrian struck on 32 Avenue last December

SkyTrain’s end of the line, for now, in Whalley. (File photo)

Provincial budget watchers lament no mention of Surrey SkyTrain expansion

But $1.66 billion is earmarked for a second hospital for Surrey, in Cloverdale

Converter thefts have increased dramatically as the price of platinum has skyrocketed. (Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press photo)

Delta Police arrest suspect mid-theft of catalytic converter

The man, who is known to police, was arrested for break-and-enter and theft

White Rock Mayor Darryl Walker (left) and Landmark Premier Properties president and managing partner Ray Chen take in the view from the fourth floor during construction of the Foster Martin development in the uptown area of the city. Contributed photo.

Building heights a sticking point in White Rock town centre revisions

Public hearing on amendment to zone reiterated opposition to towers

White Rock Mayor Darryl Walker (left) and Landmark Premier Properties president and managing partner Ray Chen take in the view from the fourth floor during construction of the Foster Martin development in the uptown area of the city. Contributed photo.
SAIL students Patrick Cioata and Nathan Yeung are among five Surrey students from the BC/Yukon Virtual Science Fair who were selected as finalists for the 2021 Canada-Wide Science Fair. (Photo: Surrey Schools)

Surrey, White Rock students win awards at virtual science fair

Nearly half of the winners were from SAIL

SAIL students Patrick Cioata and Nathan Yeung are among five Surrey students from the BC/Yukon Virtual Science Fair who were selected as finalists for the 2021 Canada-Wide Science Fair. (Photo: Surrey Schools)
Parking lots were nearly full in White Rock Sunday (April 18) afternoon. (Aaron Hinks photo)

White Rock driver cited for vehicle noise akin to that made by a plane

West Beach resident calls for increased enforcement as summer traffic ramps up

Parking lots were nearly full in White Rock Sunday (April 18) afternoon. (Aaron Hinks photo)
Chief Constable Norm Lipinski, Surrey Police Service. (Submitted photo)

Surrey Police Service to begin public consultation late June, early July

Community input, chief constable says, ‘will occur’

Chief Constable Norm Lipinski, Surrey Police Service. (Submitted photo)
Mak Parhar speaks at an anti-mask rally outside the Vancouver Art Gallery on Sunday, Nov. 1, 2020. Parhar was arrested on Nov. 2 and charged with allegedly violating the Quarantine Act after returning from a Flat Earth conference held in Geenville, South Carolina on Oct. 24. (Flat Earth Focker/YouTube.com screenshot)

Judge tosses lawsuit of B.C. COVID-denier who broke quarantine after Flat Earth conference

Mak Parhar accused gov, police of trespass, malfeasance, extortion, terrorism, kidnapping and fraud

Mak Parhar speaks at an anti-mask rally outside the Vancouver Art Gallery on Sunday, Nov. 1, 2020. Parhar was arrested on Nov. 2 and charged with allegedly violating the Quarantine Act after returning from a Flat Earth conference held in Geenville, South Carolina on Oct. 24. (Flat Earth Focker/YouTube.com screenshot)
Surrey RCMP reunited three stolen puppies with their mom. (RCMP handout)

Puppies stolen from South Surrey home located, reunited with mom

Surrey RCMP said they found the stolen puppies on April 16

Surrey RCMP reunited three stolen puppies with their mom. (RCMP handout)
Surrey Memorial Hospital emergency department entrance. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
Surrey Memorial Hospital emergency department entrance. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
Delta Mayor George Harvie sent a letter to Health Minister Adrian Dix on Wednesday, April 14 asking the province to prioritize COVID-19 vaccinations for the city’s first responders. Fraser Health said April 20 that immunization of teachers, police, firefighters and paramedics in North Delta should be “largely complete” by the end of the week. (Office of Mayor George V. Harvie/Twitter photo)

Vaccination of North Delta first responders to be ‘largely complete’ by end of week

Teachers, police, firefighters and paramedics targeted under provincial vaccination program

Delta Mayor George Harvie sent a letter to Health Minister Adrian Dix on Wednesday, April 14 asking the province to prioritize COVID-19 vaccinations for the city’s first responders. Fraser Health said April 20 that immunization of teachers, police, firefighters and paramedics in North Delta should be “largely complete” by the end of the week. (Office of Mayor George V. Harvie/Twitter photo)
The recently-formed Heron Hospice Society of Delta will offer compassionate end-of life programs for individuals and families experiencing grief and loss, and aims to support the recently reopened Irene Thomas Hospice, according to a release issued Tuesday, April 20. (Heron Hospice Society of Delta/Facebook photo)

New society to support hospice care in Delta

Heron Hospice Society of Delta “will embrace all end-of-life choices,” says president Chris Pettypiece

The recently-formed Heron Hospice Society of Delta will offer compassionate end-of life programs for individuals and families experiencing grief and loss, and aims to support the recently reopened Irene Thomas Hospice, according to a release issued Tuesday, April 20. (Heron Hospice Society of Delta/Facebook photo)
Welcome to your park sign marks the spot where 84th Avenue will continue east from King George Boulevard 
to 140th Street as part of a $13 million road project. (Photo: Tom Zytaruk)

Road Rage: Opposition mounts anew to Surrey’s plan for 84 Ave. at south end of Bear Creek Park

Same place, same project, same fight as Surrey prepares once again to connect 84th Avenue between King George and 140th Street in Newton

Welcome to your park sign marks the spot where 84th Avenue will continue east from King George Boulevard 
to 140th Street as part of a $13 million road project. (Photo: Tom Zytaruk)
Guns and other items seized by Surrey Gang Enforcement Team (SGET) during a vehicle stop in Newton on Saturday, April 17. (submitted photo: Surrey RCMP)

Drugs, guns seized during vehicle stop in Surrey

Police say officers found ‘multiple baggies’ of suspected fentanyl, meth

Guns and other items seized by Surrey Gang Enforcement Team (SGET) during a vehicle stop in Newton on Saturday, April 17. (submitted photo: Surrey RCMP)
The volume of visitors to White Rock’s Marine Drive over the weekend has led council to consider special measures this week. (Aaron Hinks photo)

White Rock council rejects resident-only parking for waterfront

Other health and safety measures to be considered in a special meeting Wednesday

The volume of visitors to White Rock’s Marine Drive over the weekend has led council to consider special measures this week. (Aaron Hinks photo)
South Surrey’s Paul Cottrell, who works with the DFO, tows a grey whale out of Semiahmoo Bay Sunday. (Contributed photo)
South Surrey’s Paul Cottrell, who works with the DFO, tows a grey whale out of Semiahmoo Bay Sunday. (Contributed photo)
Pharmacist Barbara Violo arranges all the empty vials of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines that she has provided to customers at the Junction Chemist which is a independent pharmacy during the COVID-19 pandemic in Toronto, on Monday, April 19, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Parts of Surrey, North Delta to get AstraZeneca vaccines for people ages 40+

A total of seven communities in Surrey and Delta will be targeted

Pharmacist Barbara Violo arranges all the empty vials of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines that she has provided to customers at the Junction Chemist which is a independent pharmacy during the COVID-19 pandemic in Toronto, on Monday, April 19, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
Delta police were called to a possible stabbing in the 8100-block of Scott Road at around 6 p.m. on Sunday afternoon (April 18, 2021). (Shane MacKichan photo)

Two arrested after man stabbed in North Delta parking lot

The incident took place in the 8100-block of Scott Road at around 5:15 p.m. on Sunday, April 18

Delta police were called to a possible stabbing in the 8100-block of Scott Road at around 6 p.m. on Sunday afternoon (April 18, 2021). (Shane MacKichan photo)
A new median has been built at the 40 Avenue and Highway 15 intersection. (Aaron Hinks photo)

Median installed at South Surrey ‘death trap’ intersection

New infrastructure prevents motorists from crossing 176 Street at 40 Avenue

A new median has been built at the 40 Avenue and Highway 15 intersection. (Aaron Hinks photo)
Deltassist’s North Delta office, located at 9097 Scott Road. (Grace Kennedy photo)

Deltassist getting $10K in anti-racism funding

Non-profit one of 36 across B.C. getting funding boost through Resilience BC Anti-Racism Network

Deltassist’s North Delta office, located at 9097 Scott Road. (Grace Kennedy photo)