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(Delta Police Department photo)

Delta police arrest suspect in alleged sex assault

Police say two boys were assaulted by a male teen Dec. 20 outside Tsawwassen’s South Delta Secondary

(Delta Police Department photo)
Photo by Kevin Hill Surrey Now Various stock photos of the Surrey Memorial Hospital.
Photo by Kevin Hill Surrey Now Various stock photos of the Surrey Memorial Hospital.
An outbreak of COVID-19, involving two residents and one staff member has been declared at White Rock’s Evergreen Baptist Retirement. (Peace Arch News photo)

COVID-19 outbreak at Evergreen Baptist Care Society facility in White Rock

Two residents, one staff member self-isolating after testing positive for novel coronavirus

An outbreak of COVID-19, involving two residents and one staff member has been declared at White Rock’s Evergreen Baptist Retirement. (Peace Arch News photo)
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Surrey RCMP say a three-month drug-trafficking investigation led to a “significant cannabis seizure, which uniquely included cannabis infused potato chips.”
Surrey RCMP say a three-month drug-trafficking investigation led to a “significant cannabis seizure, which uniquely included cannabis infused potato chips.”
Fraser Health has declared a COVID-19 outbreak at a Surrey high-intensity rehabilitation unit, Laurel Place. On Dec. 22, 2020, Fraser Health said four patients and two staff members have tested positive for the virus. (Image: Google Street View)
Fraser Health has declared a COVID-19 outbreak at a Surrey high-intensity rehabilitation unit, Laurel Place. On Dec. 22, 2020, Fraser Health said four patients and two staff members have tested positive for the virus. (Image: Google Street View)
A mixed-car train rolls along the waterfront between White Rock and Crescent Beach in this shot captured a few weeks ago by Erik Seiz. (Erik Seiz photo)

Fiery U.S. derailment fuels argument to move rail off Semiahmoo Peninsula waterfront

‘It most certainly could have been a really big disaster’: rail relocation advocate

A mixed-car train rolls along the waterfront between White Rock and Crescent Beach in this shot captured a few weeks ago by Erik Seiz. (Erik Seiz photo)
If you knew your neighbours were hosting a gathering of people from outside their immediate household, in contravention of B.C.’s current COVID-19 guidelines, would you report them to the authorities? (Unsplash photo)

RCMP reminds Surrey residents to abide by COVID health orders for Christmas

Police say following the rules is your gift to the community

If you knew your neighbours were hosting a gathering of people from outside their immediate household, in contravention of B.C.’s current COVID-19 guidelines, would you report them to the authorities? (Unsplash photo)
Chief Coroner Lisa Lapointe speaks during a press conference at B.C. Legislature in Victoria, B.C., on February 24, 2020. (Photo: THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito)

In Surrey, 19 people died of overdoses in November

Surrey continues to see the second-highest number of fatal overdoses in the province

Chief Coroner Lisa Lapointe speaks during a press conference at B.C. Legislature in Victoria, B.C., on February 24, 2020. (Photo: THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito)
Emergency vehicles blocked traffic to a residential area on 26A Avenue, just east of Country Woods Drive, for a structure fire. (Nick Greenizan photo)
Emergency vehicles blocked traffic to a residential area on 26A Avenue, just east of Country Woods Drive, for a structure fire. (Nick Greenizan photo)
A pile of plastic shopping bags. (Black Press file photo)

Surrey moves to ban plastic shopping bags and foam cups, and stiffens tree-cutting fines

Plastic bags bylaw now goes to Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy for approval

A pile of plastic shopping bags. (Black Press file photo)
Delta School District headquarters in Ladner. (Grace Kennedy photo)

Delta PACs granted funding for extracurricular activities

Nearly $350,000 in funding to public, private school PACs via B.C.’s Community Gaming Grants program

Delta School District headquarters in Ladner. (Grace Kennedy photo)
MLA Jennifer Whiteside is B.C.’s new minister of education. She has now appointed two special advisors to evaluate the Chilliwack school board. (Black Press)

Special advisors appointed to evaluate Chilliwack school board

Minister of Education also starting review of the province’s school act

MLA Jennifer Whiteside is B.C.’s new minister of education. She has now appointed two special advisors to evaluate the Chilliwack school board. (Black Press)
Surrey RCMP is asking for the public’s help to find Ariane Ayotte, who was last seen in the 13400-block of Central Avenue in Surrey on Dec. 18. (Photo: Surrey RCMP handout)

UPDATE: Surrey RCMP say missing woman, last seen in Whalley, has been found

Ariane Ayotte last seen on Dec. 18 in the 13400-block of Central Avenue

Surrey RCMP is asking for the public’s help to find Ariane Ayotte, who was last seen in the 13400-block of Central Avenue in Surrey on Dec. 18. (Photo: Surrey RCMP handout)
John Boros, of City of Surrey water operations, turns on one of two underground roadside taps Friday (Dec. 18) marking the completion of a long-awaited connection between SFN and the Surrey water supply. (Alex Browne photo)

Mains activation a key step in Semiahmoo First Nation water project

Full service to households now only a few months away

John Boros, of City of Surrey water operations, turns on one of two underground roadside taps Friday (Dec. 18) marking the completion of a long-awaited connection between SFN and the Surrey water supply. (Alex Browne photo)
(Delta Police Department photo)

Delta police searching for suspect in alleged sex assault

Police say two boys were assaulted by a male teen Sunday outside South Delta Secondary in Tsawwassen

(Delta Police Department photo)
Two vehicles caught fire at the Douglas/Peace Arch border on May 2, 2019, killing a Port Moody pastor. Surrey RCMP confirmed Monday (Dec. 21) that they have recommended charges. (Brendan Payne video screenshot)

Charges recommended 19 months after fiery crash at South Surrey border

May 2019 collision killed Port Moody pastor Tom Cheung

Two vehicles caught fire at the Douglas/Peace Arch border on May 2, 2019, killing a Port Moody pastor. Surrey RCMP confirmed Monday (Dec. 21) that they have recommended charges. (Brendan Payne video screenshot)
Donated cat food is seen at Cats At Home Feline Hospital in Cloverdale. Cats At Home held their 9th annual cat food drive to support the Surrey Food Bank this year, albeit with a slight twist for 2020. (Photo: Submitted)

Ninth annual cat food drive supports Surrey Food Bank

Cats At Home Feline Hospital collected more than 100 pounds of cat food

Donated cat food is seen at Cats At Home Feline Hospital in Cloverdale. Cats At Home held their 9th annual cat food drive to support the Surrey Food Bank this year, albeit with a slight twist for 2020. (Photo: Submitted)
A man walks on the snow-covered White Rock Pier Monday morning. (Aaron Hinks photo)

5-15 cm of snow expected to fall in Lower Mainland

Environment Canada predicting snow to fall through the afternoon

A man walks on the snow-covered White Rock Pier Monday morning. (Aaron Hinks photo)
Guildford’s giant Canadian flag in a parking lot after it fell from its pole, on 104th Avenue, early Saturday. (Photo: twitter.com/PreventCrimes)
Guildford’s giant Canadian flag in a parking lot after it fell from its pole, on 104th Avenue, early Saturday. (Photo: twitter.com/PreventCrimes)
Strong winds up to 70 km/h will develop around midnight, with gusts up to 90 km/h developing before Sunday morning. The strong gusty winds will ease by midday Sunday. (File photo)

Heavy rain could turn to snow Monday evening

Special weather statement issued for Lower Mainland, including Fraser Valley

Strong winds up to 70 km/h will develop around midnight, with gusts up to 90 km/h developing before Sunday morning. The strong gusty winds will ease by midday Sunday. (File photo)