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Surrey City Hall (Photo by Anna Burns/Surrey Now-Leader)

Annis says ‘rush’ to push land-use applications through before election has ‘bad smell’

Councillor says mayor trying to stuff record 50 land-use applications into final council meetings before Oct. 15 election

Surrey City Hall (Photo by Anna Burns/Surrey Now-Leader)
Screen shot from TikTok video

Surrey Mountie activates lights, siren as car is swarmed

‘Obstructing a police vehicle from leaving because you’re unhappy about a ticket is unacceptable,’ Cpl. Munn says

Screen shot from TikTok video
Surrey RCMP release a statement on Sept. 13 regarding a stolen vehicle (Photo: Anna Burns)
Surrey RCMP release a statement on Sept. 13 regarding a stolen vehicle (Photo: Anna Burns)
An addition of 10 classrooms at Sunnyside Elementary was expected to complete this month, but is being delayed. (Tracy Holmes photo)

Construction delays set back opening dates of South Surrey, White Rock school additions

Sunnyside, Morgan and White Rock Elementary schools affected by construction delays

An addition of 10 classrooms at Sunnyside Elementary was expected to complete this month, but is being delayed. (Tracy Holmes photo)
The Flood Falls Trail wildfire is now estimated to be 545 hectares according to BC Wildfire Service (Richard Haworth/Facebook)

UPDATE: Evacuation order no longer in effect for the Flood Falls Trail wildfire

8 helicopters now fighting the wildfire at Flood Falls Trail

The Flood Falls Trail wildfire is now estimated to be 545 hectares according to BC Wildfire Service (Richard Haworth/Facebook)
After 44 years in the media industry, White Rock resident Rick O’Connor has retired from his role as CEO of Black Press Media – but says he still plans to be involved in the community, and the continuing development of the news industry. Alex Browne photo

White Rock’s Rick O’Connor retires as Black Press CEO

Former president and CEO of newspaper group reflects on a long and varied career in media

After 44 years in the media industry, White Rock resident Rick O’Connor has retired from his role as CEO of Black Press Media – but says he still plans to be involved in the community, and the continuing development of the news industry. Alex Browne photo
Site of a future kabaddi field, bleachers and fieldhouse in North Surrey, at 12626 110 Ave. (Photo: Google Maps)

Kabaddi facility in Whalley the latest in string of pre-election groundbreakings in Surrey

For $3.7M, a grass field, bleachers and fieldhouse to be built near North Surrey Sport & Ice Complex

Site of a future kabaddi field, bleachers and fieldhouse in North Surrey, at 12626 110 Ave. (Photo: Google Maps)
Series of Sept. 11 tweets directed at Surrey RCMP from Ryan Phillips, a coach with BC Lions and former player. (Twitter.com)

BC Lions coach ‘pulled over for zero reason’ by Surrey RCMP, says it’s happened to players before

Ryan Phillips tweeted about it Sunday, and police responded to the allegations Monday

Series of Sept. 11 tweets directed at Surrey RCMP from Ryan Phillips, a coach with BC Lions and former player. (Twitter.com)
Surrey city hall. (Photo: Anna Burns)

84 candidates running in 2022 Surrey civic election

That’s 8 for mayor, 56 candidates for councillor and 20 who want to be a school trustee. All told, one more than in 2018

Surrey city hall. (Photo: Anna Burns)
Police investigate hit-and-run in Newton on Sunday night. (Photos: Curtis Kreklau)

Pedestrian injured in hit-and-run, Surrey RCMP looking for silver sedan

Woman, 40, struck in 7200-block of King George at about 9 p.m. Sunday

Police investigate hit-and-run in Newton on Sunday night. (Photos: Curtis Kreklau)
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Air-quality advisory continues due to wafting smoke across Fraser Valley, Lower Mainland

‘Clearing trend expected to start near B.C. coast and move inland,’ said AQ advisory of Sept. 12

(Black Press Media Creative)
First responders and their supporters make their way south along Highway 99 to Peace Arch Park. In the years since the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks, the park has served as a place for Canadians and Americans to gather and remember the lives lost in New York, Washington DC and Pennsylvania. (Geoff Yue photo)

PHOTOS: 9/11 memorial procession travels to U.S.-Canada border park

Annual gatherings have been cancelled or restricted since 2020 due to COVID restrictions at border

First responders and their supporters make their way south along Highway 99 to Peace Arch Park. In the years since the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks, the park has served as a place for Canadians and Americans to gather and remember the lives lost in New York, Washington DC and Pennsylvania. (Geoff Yue photo)
Former Surrey RCMP Sgt. Elenore Sturko is leaving law-enforcement to take her seat as the BC Liberals MLA for the Surrey South seat vacated by Stephanie Cadieux, which Sturko was chosen through a byelection on Saturday (Sept. 10). (Contributed photo)
Former Surrey RCMP Sgt. Elenore Sturko is leaving law-enforcement to take her seat as the BC Liberals MLA for the Surrey South seat vacated by Stephanie Cadieux, which Sturko was chosen through a byelection on Saturday (Sept. 10). (Contributed photo)
The Flood Falls Trail wildfire near Hope, B.C. is contributing to an air quality advisory throughout the Lower Mainland Sept. 11. (Photo courtesy of BC Wildfire Service)

Smoky skies across Lower Mainland as blazes grow in Hope, Manning Park

Air quality advisory in effect for Fraser Valley, Metro Vancouver

The Flood Falls Trail wildfire near Hope, B.C. is contributing to an air quality advisory throughout the Lower Mainland Sept. 11. (Photo courtesy of BC Wildfire Service)
Highway 1 eastbound through Hope is closed Sunday (Sept. 11) as the Flood Falls Trail wildfire continues to grow. (Photo courtesy of BC Wildfire Service)

UPDATE: Highway 1 eastbound closed as Flood Falls Trail wildfire grows to 458 hectares

All eastbound traffic between Chilliwack and Hope detoured to Highway 7 and Highway 9

Highway 1 eastbound through Hope is closed Sunday (Sept. 11) as the Flood Falls Trail wildfire continues to grow. (Photo courtesy of BC Wildfire Service)
From left: North Delta teen Lulu Golland joins Kieran Paranjpe, Allen Zhou, Emmy Hylton and Avneet Batra as they prepare to represent Canada at the FIRST Global Challenge, an “Olympics-style” international robotics competition happening in Geneva, Switzerland Oct. 13-16. (James Smith photo)

North Delta girl among group of teens set to represent Canada at robotics ‘Olympics’

‘All-star’ team will travel to Geneva for FIRST Global Challenge Oct. 13-16

From left: North Delta teen Lulu Golland joins Kieran Paranjpe, Allen Zhou, Emmy Hylton and Avneet Batra as they prepare to represent Canada at the FIRST Global Challenge, an “Olympics-style” international robotics competition happening in Geneva, Switzerland Oct. 13-16. (James Smith photo)
Elenore Sturko, BC Liberal candidate has won the Surrey South byelection, based on preliminary results. Results of the final vote count will be confirmed on Sept. 14. (Contributed photo)

Voters choose BC Liberal Elenore Sturko to fill Surrey South seat in Victoria

Sept 10 byelection called in wake of Stephanie Cadieux’s resignation last April

Elenore Sturko, BC Liberal candidate has won the Surrey South byelection, based on preliminary results. Results of the final vote count will be confirmed on Sept. 14. (Contributed photo)
Smoke from a wildfire near Hope taken at 5 p.m. on Sept. 9, 2022. (William Snow photo)

Air quality at ‘very high risk’ in Eastern Fraser Valley due to multiple fires burning

AQ advisories issued for entire Lower Mainland due to fires in Vancouver, Hope, Manning and the U.S.

Smoke from a wildfire near Hope taken at 5 p.m. on Sept. 9, 2022. (William Snow photo)
Photo provided by Surrey RCMP of the missing woman, Liza Davies.
Photo provided by Surrey RCMP of the missing woman, Liza Davies.
Photo provided by Surrey RCMP of the missing man, Kamleshbhai Manek.

Surrey RCMP asking for help in locating missing man

Kamleshbhai Manek was last seen on Aug. 28

Photo provided by Surrey RCMP of the missing man, Kamleshbhai Manek.
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