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Knowles and Tammera Morine collected more than three full SUVs filled with essential supplies for the people in Hope and Abbotsford. (Jaime Anne/Special to The News)
Knowles and Tammera Morine collected more than three full SUVs filled with essential supplies for the people in Hope and Abbotsford. (Jaime Anne/Special to The News)
This map illustrates the number of active COVID-19 cases in Greater Vancouver from Nov. 6 to 13, 2021. (BC Centre for Disease Control image)

Number of active COVID-19 cases in Delta holds steady

Delta had 22 cases for the week of Nov. 7 to 13; 176 fewer cases across the Fraser Health region

This map illustrates the number of active COVID-19 cases in Greater Vancouver from Nov. 6 to 13, 2021. (BC Centre for Disease Control image)
Lisa and Dave Craik with their dog, Mia, were rescued by Shari Morrison and airlifted from Hope. (Shari Morrison/Special to The News)

Maple Ridge pilot swoops in to rescue the stranded from Hope

Several volunteer pilots join in to bring back over 300 people to Pitt Meadows Airport

Lisa and Dave Craik with their dog, Mia, were rescued by Shari Morrison and airlifted from Hope. (Shari Morrison/Special to The News)
Lotto winner William Northcott is a Surrey resident. (Submitted photo: BCLC)

‘Everyone went crazy’: $500K richer, Surrey lotto winner high-fives others at store

William Northcott checked his winning ticket where he bought it, on King George Blvd.

Lotto winner William Northcott is a Surrey resident. (Submitted photo: BCLC)
A team of doctors from Surrey travelled a CN railway, which was damaged by a mudslide, to reach a patient in Hope. (Contributed photo)
A team of doctors from Surrey travelled a CN railway, which was damaged by a mudslide, to reach a patient in Hope. (Contributed photo)
Surrey RCMP is recommending people take extra precautions after seeing an increase in work vans being stolen. Police recommend people catalogue their tools or that they have distinguishable markings. (Photo: Surrey RCMP handout)

Surrey RCMP reports increase work vans being stolen

Police say these thefts are not unique to Surrey

Surrey RCMP is recommending people take extra precautions after seeing an increase in work vans being stolen. Police recommend people catalogue their tools or that they have distinguishable markings. (Photo: Surrey RCMP handout)
Flood water takes over east Abbotsford Wednesday afternoon. (Aaron Hinks photo)
Flood water takes over east Abbotsford Wednesday afternoon. (Aaron Hinks photo)
A Surrey resident says the City of Surrey won’t compensate her mom, 88, after a tree that was on city property fell and smashed her heritage house at 10024 Whalley Blvd. on Nov. 17, 2021. (Submitted photo)

Woman says Surrey not accepting responsibility after its tree smashed mom’s house

Tree fell on 88-year-old woman’s heritage house in Whalley late Monday afternoon

A Surrey resident says the City of Surrey won’t compensate her mom, 88, after a tree that was on city property fell and smashed her heritage house at 10024 Whalley Blvd. on Nov. 17, 2021. (Submitted photo)
In a tweet Wednesday (Nov. 17), Surrey Police Service said it was sending 10 officers to Abbotsford for Wednesday and Thursday. (Photo: SPS/Twitter)
In a tweet Wednesday (Nov. 17), Surrey Police Service said it was sending 10 officers to Abbotsford for Wednesday and Thursday. (Photo: SPS/Twitter)
Volunteers at the Gurdwara Dukh Nivaran Sahib prep meals for shipment to those stranded in Hope. (Facebook/Amarjit Singh Dhadwar photo)

Surrey volunteers ship 3,000 meals to flood-stranded Hope

Helicopter transport to deliver food from Gurdwara Dukh Nivaran Sahib to those stranded

Volunteers at the Gurdwara Dukh Nivaran Sahib prep meals for shipment to those stranded in Hope. (Facebook/Amarjit Singh Dhadwar photo)
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Surrey’s economic rebound driven by health care, natural resources, public admin, tech

According to Surrey’s latest labour market report produced by Surrey Board of Trade

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Honest folks turn in cash they found to cops, in Newton and Guildford

If the cash belongs to you, police say, call the Surrey RCMP at 604-599-0502

Now-Leader file photo
Now-Leader file photo

Cyclist struck by pickup truck in Surrey

Woman, 50, was transported to hospital in critical condition, with life-threatening injuries

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White Rock Mayor Darryl Walker gave an upbeat State of the City presentation to the South Surrey and White Rock Chamber of Commerce Tuesday morning. A second, public, address was scheduled for the evening. (File photo)

White Rock mayor delivers upbeat ‘State of the City’ address

Darryl Walker emphasizes resilience and collaboration in Chamber of Commerce-hosted event

White Rock Mayor Darryl Walker gave an upbeat State of the City presentation to the South Surrey and White Rock Chamber of Commerce Tuesday morning. A second, public, address was scheduled for the evening. (File photo)
Dave Craik and Lisa Craik with the kind man who opened his home to them for shelter in Hope. (Special to The News)
Dave Craik and Lisa Craik with the kind man who opened his home to them for shelter in Hope. (Special to The News)
Debbie Purser rushed to the pump Tuesday, Nov. 16, when she heard that the gas supply in Chilliwack might be running dry. (Eric J. Welsh/ Chilliwack Progress)

Chilliwack motorists rush to the pump fearing gas shortage as city cut off from highway access

With Chilliwack cut off from Edmonton and Burnaby, a long term gas shortage might be a thing

Debbie Purser rushed to the pump Tuesday, Nov. 16, when she heard that the gas supply in Chilliwack might be running dry. (Eric J. Welsh/ Chilliwack Progress)
Debris covers a stretch of waterfront track, in the 14000-block of Marine Drive, on Nov. 15, 2021. (Ted Kopp photo)
Debris covers a stretch of waterfront track, in the 14000-block of Marine Drive, on Nov. 15, 2021. (Ted Kopp photo)
Surrey RCMP are asking for the public's help in locating Bhavneet Singh, 22. (RCMP handout)

RCMP asking for help in locating missing Surrey man

Bhavneet Singh was reported missing on Nov. 11

Surrey RCMP are asking for the public's help in locating Bhavneet Singh, 22. (RCMP handout)
B.C. Hydro’s spill along with heavy rains prompted a flood alert downstream of Alouette Dam on Monday. (Alouette River Management Society/Special to The News)

Diminishing risk of new flooding on Alouette, says B.C. Hydro

North Alouette flow rate and water levels continue to drop

B.C. Hydro’s spill along with heavy rains prompted a flood alert downstream of Alouette Dam on Monday. (Alouette River Management Society/Special to The News)
Darlene Bennett holds a piece of paper showing how many elgible Surrey voters signed the Surrey Police Vote petition. (Aaron Hinks photo)

Surrey policing referendum campaign still ‘game on,’ strategists say

But Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum says it’s ‘clearly time to move on’

Darlene Bennett holds a piece of paper showing how many elgible Surrey voters signed the Surrey Police Vote petition. (Aaron Hinks photo)