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The corner of 127 Street and 88 Avenue in Surrey. (Photo: Google Maps)

Man found in running vehicle dies in Surrey, now homicide cops are on the case

‘Criminality is believed to be a factor,’ Surrey RCMP spokesperson says

The corner of 127 Street and 88 Avenue in Surrey. (Photo: Google Maps)
Building permitting times have become a battleground in Surrey’s civic election. (File photo)

Surrey slates duel over building permitting times

Election campaign heats up as United Surrey, Safe Surrey Coalition promise quicker turnarounds

Building permitting times have become a battleground in Surrey’s civic election. (File photo)
This two-storey house in Newton was fully engulfed by flames Monday, Sept. 19. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)
This two-storey house in Newton was fully engulfed by flames Monday, Sept. 19. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)
Surrey School District building. (File photo)

Surrey school board passes motion to address racism within schools

Report from November found that racism is a significant issue in schools throughout the city

Surrey School District building. (File photo)
An overnight shooting in Newton has left a home with several bullet holes in it. Police are still investigating the incident. (Shane MacKichan photo)

Shots fired at home overnight in Newton, no injuries reported

The incident happened around 4 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 18

An overnight shooting in Newton has left a home with several bullet holes in it. Police are still investigating the incident. (Shane MacKichan photo)
Photo from scene of intersection of 108 Avenue at 133 Street and University Drive where a woman was hit by a vehicle and killed. (Shane MacKichan photo)
Photo from scene of intersection of 108 Avenue at 133 Street and University Drive where a woman was hit by a vehicle and killed. (Shane MacKichan photo)
American Crown Circus in Surrey on Saturday, Sept. 17, 2022. (Photo: Anna Burns)

PHOTOS: American Crown Circus wows a sold-out crowd in Guildford

The circus is in Guildford Town Centre’s parking lot from Sept. 15-19

American Crown Circus in Surrey on Saturday, Sept. 17, 2022. (Photo: Anna Burns)
Jack Hundial has withdrawn his name from the Penticton city council race in 2022. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

Surrey councillor running for seat in Penticton drops out ahead of October election

Jack Hundial was elected as a councillor in Surrey four years ago and recently moved to Penticton

Jack Hundial has withdrawn his name from the Penticton city council race in 2022. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
Outside Beaver Creek Elementary in Newton. (Photo: Google Maps)

Boy, 13, stabbed in Newton during playground fight over fireworks; Surrey RCMP search for suspects

Investigators now want to talk to anyone who saw it happen just before 7 p.m.

Outside Beaver Creek Elementary in Newton. (Photo: Google Maps)
Cash and drugs found by Surrey RCMP at a business in City Centre. (Submitted photo: Surrey RCMP)
Cash and drugs found by Surrey RCMP at a business in City Centre. (Submitted photo: Surrey RCMP)
Screenshot of the video for Donna Hanson’s song “Devoted Heart, A Song for My Queen, Elizabeth,” on youtube.com.

Surrey woman’s birthday song for Queen Elizabeth now a memorial in video, 4 years later

In 2018 Donna Hanson received a letter saying the queen was ‘deeply moved’ by her song, the first she ever wrote

Screenshot of the video for Donna Hanson’s song “Devoted Heart, A Song for My Queen, Elizabeth,” on youtube.com.
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Representatives from TransLink, Downtown Surrey BIA, PCI Developments and Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum cut the ribbon to officially open King George Hub Thursday (Sept. 15). (Photo by: Anna Burns)

King George Hub officially opens in Surrey City Centre

Mixed-use development project expected to be pivotal stop on future SkyTrain route to Langley

Representatives from TransLink, Downtown Surrey BIA, PCI Developments and Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum cut the ribbon to officially open King George Hub Thursday (Sept. 15). (Photo by: Anna Burns)
As of this morning (Sept. 15) the Flood Falls Trail wildfire is being held and is no longer considered a fire of note, according to BC Wildfire Service. (Lorraine Rafuse/Facebook)

Flood Falls Trail wildfire no longer out of control according to BC Wildfire Service

BC Wildfires Service says that the Hope wildfire is held and no longer a fire of note

As of this morning (Sept. 15) the Flood Falls Trail wildfire is being held and is no longer considered a fire of note, according to BC Wildfire Service. (Lorraine Rafuse/Facebook)
Surrey City Hall, pictured in April 2021. (File photo: Lauren Collins)

‘Royal purple’ lights for Surrey City Hall, closed Monday to mourn Queen Elizabeth II

Public libraries also closed, but rec centres will remain open and waste collection will happen

Surrey City Hall, pictured in April 2021. (File photo: Lauren Collins)
Surrey RCMP are investigating at a home in the 5800 block of Angus Place, where a 35-year-old man suffered a gunshot wound early Thursday morning (Sept. 15). The man has been taken to hospital as police continue to investigate. (Malin Jordan photo)

Police investigating early-morning shooting in Cloverdale

Man, 35, taken to hospital following incident in 5800-block of Angus Place Thursday morning.

Surrey RCMP are investigating at a home in the 5800 block of Angus Place, where a 35-year-old man suffered a gunshot wound early Thursday morning (Sept. 15). The man has been taken to hospital as police continue to investigate. (Malin Jordan photo)
School zone speed limits are now in effect. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times photo)

Surrey, White Rock RCMP warn drivers to slow down in school zones

Police patrol different school-areas daily to ensure drivers are using caution while passing kids

School zone speed limits are now in effect. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times photo)
Map shows the proposed Surrey-area federal riding redistribution proposed by the Federal Electoral Boundaries Commission for British Columbia.

New federal riding would river-hop to merge parts of Surrey and New West, and SBOT objects

Proposed new electoral map doesn’t align with municipal or natural boundaries, board boss complains

Map shows the proposed Surrey-area federal riding redistribution proposed by the Federal Electoral Boundaries Commission for British Columbia.
Rubble, the orange tabby kitten rescued by BC SPCA in Surrey (Submitted photo: BC SPCA)

‘Feisty’ kitten rescued in Surrey after being stuck under debris for two days

Tiny orange tabby nicknamed ‘Rubble’ on mend after neighbour hears its cries

Rubble, the orange tabby kitten rescued by BC SPCA in Surrey (Submitted photo: BC SPCA)
Two replica handguns recovered by Surrey RCMP. (Handout photo)
Two replica handguns recovered by Surrey RCMP. (Handout photo)
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