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Numerous candidates have registered for the upcoming civic election in White Rock (File photo)

Full field of council candidates registered for White Rock election

Past councillors, incumbents and newcomers swell numbers by deadline

Numerous candidates have registered for the upcoming civic election in White Rock (File photo)
Surrey RCMP announced Tuesday afternoon the missing man has been located. (Lauren Collins photo)

UPDATE: Missing man located, Surrey RCMP announce

The man that was last seen by his family on Aug. 24 has been found safe

Surrey RCMP announced Tuesday afternoon the missing man has been located. (Lauren Collins photo)
Statue of Lady Justice at Vancouver courthouse. (File photo)

Dangerous driving suspect with ‘abysmal’ criminal record denied bail

Lawrence Peter Frederickson, 41, has 74 convictions over 19 years. B.C. Supreme Court upholds Surrey provincial court judge’s decision to deny bail

Statue of Lady Justice at Vancouver courthouse. (File photo)
Photo provided by Surrey RCMP of the missing man, Rohit Verma.
Photo provided by Surrey RCMP of the missing man, Rohit Verma.
Meal programs are offered by the Surrey School district at elementary and high schools throughout the city to help feed students coming from low-income backgrounds. (Surrey Schools photos)

Surrey school district’s programs gets $7.3M boost from province

The district currently provides breakfast and lunch to more than 2,000 students

Meal programs are offered by the Surrey School district at elementary and high schools throughout the city to help feed students coming from low-income backgrounds. (Surrey Schools photos)
An emergency daytime warming centre is operating in White Rock’s Centennial Arena parking lot through March 15, 2022. This week, the city received a grant which will enable the initiative to continue this winter. (Contributed photo)

City of White Rock receives $320K grant for daytime warming shelter

UBCM grant follows city’s successful pilot project last winter

An emergency daytime warming centre is operating in White Rock’s Centennial Arena parking lot through March 15, 2022. This week, the city received a grant which will enable the initiative to continue this winter. (Contributed photo)
Five of the seven candidates vying for Mayor of Surrey on Oct. 15 attended a forum to address social-issues affecting city residents. Left to right: Amrit Birring (People’s Council), Brenda Locke (Surrey Connect), Gordie Hogg (Surrey First), Jinny Sims (Surrey Forward) and Kuldip Pelia (Independent). (Sobia Moman photo)

5 of 7 Surrey mayoral candidates attend forum on housing and development needs for the city

Each candidate presented their plans to tackle large issues in the city on Wednesday night

Five of the seven candidates vying for Mayor of Surrey on Oct. 15 attended a forum to address social-issues affecting city residents. Left to right: Amrit Birring (People’s Council), Brenda Locke (Surrey Connect), Gordie Hogg (Surrey First), Jinny Sims (Surrey Forward) and Kuldip Pelia (Independent). (Sobia Moman photo)
Queen Elizabeth II greets crowds in New Westminster during her 1971 visit to mark the 100th anniversary of B.C. joining Canada. Frank Bucholtz took the photo on a Kodak Instamatic camera. (Frank Bucholtz photo)

Peninsula politicians offer condolences on the passing of the Queen

Local leaders comment on the legacy of the late monarch

Queen Elizabeth II greets crowds in New Westminster during her 1971 visit to mark the 100th anniversary of B.C. joining Canada. Frank Bucholtz took the photo on a Kodak Instamatic camera. (Frank Bucholtz photo)
Mementos of Queen Elizabeth II at The British Shop in Surrey. (Photo: Anna Burns)

Surrey mourns loss of Queen Elizabeth II

The mood is solemn today at The British Shop in Newton

Mementos of Queen Elizabeth II at The British Shop in Surrey. (Photo: Anna Burns)
Queen Elizabeth II attends an armed forces act of loyalty parade in the gardens of the Palace of Holyroodhouse, Edinburgh, June 28, 2022. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jane Barlow/Pool via AP)

‘We owe incredible amount of gratitude’ to Queen for her service, Delta mayor says

George Harvie issues statement after Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II dies at 96

Queen Elizabeth II attends an armed forces act of loyalty parade in the gardens of the Palace of Holyroodhouse, Edinburgh, June 28, 2022. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jane Barlow/Pool via AP)
Surrey’s Sullivan Heights Secondary is opening its doors for the new school-year with additions complete to accommodate more students. (Surrey Schools photo)

School year starts with two new facilities in Surrey

An expanded Sullivan Heights Secondary and brand new Regent Road Elementary have opened

Surrey’s Sullivan Heights Secondary is opening its doors for the new school-year with additions complete to accommodate more students. (Surrey Schools photo)
The Independent Investigation Office is on the scene after police shot a man in Whalley during a ‘wellness’ check on Friday, April 8, 2022. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)

‘Calls to Action’ issued 5 months after cops shoot Surrey man dead during ‘wellness’ check

Family, BCCLA, Pivot Legal Society, #Justice for Jared and The Union of BC Indian Chiefs (UBCIC) want change

The Independent Investigation Office is on the scene after police shot a man in Whalley during a ‘wellness’ check on Friday, April 8, 2022. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)
Recycling-collection bins at the new Central Surrey Recycling and Waste Centre, and transfer building in the distance. (Contributed photo)

$40M new waste facility opens in Surrey with goals to reduce illegal dumping, travel times

Starting Friday morning, Central Surrey Recycling and Waste Centre will welcome small vehicles

Recycling-collection bins at the new Central Surrey Recycling and Waste Centre, and transfer building in the distance. (Contributed photo)
The South Surrey and White Rock Chamber of Commerce and the Cloverdale District Chamber of Commerce held an all-candidates forum Sept. 6 for the Surrey South riding. (File photo)

Surrey South MLA candidates question B.C. status quo

NDP’s Greaves missing from forum organized by chambers of commerce

The South Surrey and White Rock Chamber of Commerce and the Cloverdale District Chamber of Commerce held an all-candidates forum Sept. 6 for the Surrey South riding. (File photo)

Update: Missing Surrey woman found safe

Woman was reported missing on Aug. 24

Self-Advocates of Semiahmoo (SAS) will host an all-candidates mixer from 3-4:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 17 at UNITI in South Surrey. (Contributed image)
Self-Advocates of Semiahmoo (SAS) will host an all-candidates mixer from 3-4:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 17 at UNITI in South Surrey. (Contributed image)
Claude Lefebvre is wanted on theft charges. (Creston RCMP)

UPDATE: Creston RCMP locate wanted man

Claude Lefebvre was wanted on theft charges

Claude Lefebvre is wanted on theft charges. (Creston RCMP)
Surrey Coun. Steven Pettigrew. (File photo)

Steven Pettigrew seeking re-election on Surrey council

This time Pettigrew is running as an Independent

Surrey Coun. Steven Pettigrew. (File photo)
Surrey-Newton MLA Harry Bains, left, and Harry Bains, Surrey council candidate, right.

Harry Bains (not the MLA) running for Surrey council

Lawyer Harry Bains joins Surrey Connect Team in city’s election race

Surrey-Newton MLA Harry Bains, left, and Harry Bains, Surrey council candidate, right.
A new neighbourhood library has been installed as the previous one has been allegedly stolen. (Contribued photo/Barbara Carter)

A well-loved White Rock mini-library stolen from neighbourhood

The theft allegedly happened on Sunday, Aug. 28

A new neighbourhood library has been installed as the previous one has been allegedly stolen. (Contribued photo/Barbara Carter)
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