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A total of five centimetres is expected to fall from now through this evening across Metro Vancouver, Jan. 4. (Black Press Media files)

Heavy snowfall this morning may cause travel delays, Environment Canada warns

Snowfall warning issued for Metro Vancouver, nothing for Fraser Valley

A total of five centimetres is expected to fall from now through this evening across Metro Vancouver, Jan. 4. (Black Press Media files)
White Rock council top priorities for 2021-22 appear to be on-track going into the new year. (File photo)

White Rock Council top priorities on-track for 2022: city

City implementing return of public waste management, parks and walkway upgrades

White Rock council top priorities for 2021-22 appear to be on-track going into the new year. (File photo)
A filing cabinet in MLA Trevor Halford’s office appears to have been rifled through after his office was broken into over the holiday period. (Photo: Aaron Hinks)

MLA Halford’s White Rock office broken into, ‘trashed’

Halford says staff are trying to determine what, if anything, was stolen

A filing cabinet in MLA Trevor Halford’s office appears to have been rifled through after his office was broken into over the holiday period. (Photo: Aaron Hinks)
This map illustrates the number of active COVID-19 cases in Greater Vancouver from Dec. 19 to 25, 2021. (BC Centre for Disease Control image)

Delta sees huge spike in COVID-19 cases the week leading up to Christmas

Delta had 433 cases for the week of Dec. 19 to 25, up 351 from the week before

This map illustrates the number of active COVID-19 cases in Greater Vancouver from Dec. 19 to 25, 2021. (BC Centre for Disease Control image)
Statue of Lady Justice at B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)

Surrey pizza joints fight in court over using similar name

A judge has granted the plaintiff an interlocutory injunction pending a trial

Statue of Lady Justice at B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)
Delta City Hall. (James Smith photo)

Delta reps on 11 of 15 Metro Vancouver committees for 2022

Mayor George Harvie and Coun. Jeannie Kanakos will both serve as directors on Metro Vancouver’s board

Delta City Hall. (James Smith photo)
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Missing Surrey man has been found

Police said missing man located and is safe

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Gurdwara Amrit Parkash parade in Surrey, photo dated Jan. 20, 2017. (Facebook image)

Surrey Sikh parade postponed because of COVID-19

It was set to take place in West Newton on Jan. 9

Gurdwara Amrit Parkash parade in Surrey, photo dated Jan. 20, 2017. (Facebook image)
A 31-unit townhouse development is proposed across from Sunnyside Park in South Surrey. A public hearing regarding the proposal is set for Jan. 17 at Surrey city hall. (Aplin Martin Consultants rendering/surrey.ca)
A 31-unit townhouse development is proposed across from Sunnyside Park in South Surrey. A public hearing regarding the proposal is set for Jan. 17 at Surrey city hall. (Aplin Martin Consultants rendering/surrey.ca)
South Surrey’s ‘Pink Palace,’ located at 1160 King George Blvd., has been painted white. (Aaron Hinks photo)

Peace Arch News most read stories of 2021

From COVID-19 to an alleged rabbit theft, there was a lot to take in this year

South Surrey’s ‘Pink Palace,’ located at 1160 King George Blvd., has been painted white. (Aaron Hinks photo)
A reminder to students at Surrey’s Strawberry Hill Elementary to physically distance during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

With the latest COVID wave, Surrey school district says there’s ‘potential’ for ‘functional closures’

Supt. Jordan Tinney that’s when a school ‘doesn’t have the staff’ to supervise, instruct

A reminder to students at Surrey’s Strawberry Hill Elementary to physically distance during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
Signs at the COVID-19 testing and collection centre at 14577 66 Ave. in Surrey. (File photo: Lauren Collins)

Surrey sees 400% increase in weekly COVID cases

Dec. 19 to 25, there were 1,155 cases compared to 298 cases Dec. 12 to 18

Signs at the COVID-19 testing and collection centre at 14577 66 Ave. in Surrey. (File photo: Lauren Collins)
Some of the work that has been done by Bear Creek Park as the City of Surrey prepares for the 84 Avenue extension between King George Boulevard and 140 Street. (Submitted photo: Sebastian Sajda)

Surrey mayor says court decision confirms city ‘well within its rights’ to extend 84 Avenue

B.C. Supreme Court decision, released Dec. 31, dismisses Force of Nature’s petition

Some of the work that has been done by Bear Creek Park as the City of Surrey prepares for the 84 Avenue extension between King George Boulevard and 140 Street. (Submitted photo: Sebastian Sajda)
A staff member at Chartwell Crescent Gardens Retirement Community has tested positive for COVID-19. (Google streetview image)

COVID-19 outbreak declared at several long-term care facilities in Surrey, Langley

Thursday afternoon, the province reported 4,383 new cases of COVID-19

A staff member at Chartwell Crescent Gardens Retirement Community has tested positive for COVID-19. (Google streetview image)
Fraser Health held a COVID-19 vaccine clinic at Gurdwara Dukh Nivaran Sahib in Surrey on Friday, May 7, 2021. Roughly 400 people pre-registered to get their vaccine the week before. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
Fraser Health held a COVID-19 vaccine clinic at Gurdwara Dukh Nivaran Sahib in Surrey on Friday, May 7, 2021. Roughly 400 people pre-registered to get their vaccine the week before. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
A blanket of snow covers the Semiahmoo Fish and Game Club’s South Surrey property Dec. 30, 2021. (Contributed photo)

Tree-chip fundraiser to offset flood-repair costs at South Surrey hatchery

Cost of replacing submerged equipment estimated at $2,500; more expenses forecast

A blanket of snow covers the Semiahmoo Fish and Game Club’s South Surrey property Dec. 30, 2021. (Contributed photo)
Volunteers greet patrons to the daytime warming centre at Peninsula United Church in South Surrey. (Contributed photo)

South Surrey daytime warming centre ‘not just a roof over your head’

Space at Peninsula United Church to remain open through Jan. 3

Volunteers greet patrons to the daytime warming centre at Peninsula United Church in South Surrey. (Contributed photo)
Surrey RCMP say a man has been injured in an apparent targeted shooting Thursday (Dec. 30) in the 13900-block of Laurel Drive in Whalley. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)

Man injured in targeted Surrey shooting: RCMP

Police say shooting happened at a residence in the 13900-block of Laurel Drive

Surrey RCMP say a man has been injured in an apparent targeted shooting Thursday (Dec. 30) in the 13900-block of Laurel Drive in Whalley. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)
Police say hazardous weather conditions contributed to a late-night collision in Surrey Wednesday (Dec. 29, 2021). (File photo)

‘Hazardous’ conditions land Surrey passenger in hospital

Police say weather was major contributor to late-night collision

Police say hazardous weather conditions contributed to a late-night collision in Surrey Wednesday (Dec. 29, 2021). (File photo)
Surrey Fire Service responded to a fire in the industrial area of 192nd street and 54th Avenue early in the moring on Jan. 23, 2021. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)

2021, a look back at the past 12 months on the Semiahmoo Peninsula

The ongoing pandemic and severe weather among the top news items of 2021

  • Dec 30, 2021
Surrey Fire Service responded to a fire in the industrial area of 192nd street and 54th Avenue early in the moring on Jan. 23, 2021. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)