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Weather conditions close Alex Fraser Bridge

‘It’s not known how long the bridge closure will be’

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UPDATE: Missing woman, 63, found safe, RCMP say

Woman had been missing from Guildford area

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A serious crash closed Highway 99 southbound at 32 Avenue for several hours on Thursday. (Shane MacKichan photo)

UPDATE: Highway 99 reopens in South Surrey after crash sends two to hospital

Highway reopened after 9 p.m. Thursday night after afternoon collision

A serious crash closed Highway 99 southbound at 32 Avenue for several hours on Thursday. (Shane MacKichan photo)
This map illustrates the number of active COVID-19 cases in Greater Vancouver from Dec. 12 to 18, 2021. (BC Centre for Disease Control image)

COVID-19 cases in Delta climb again as numbers double across region

Delta had 82 cases for the week of Dec. 12 to 18, 25 more than the week before

This map illustrates the number of active COVID-19 cases in Greater Vancouver from Dec. 12 to 18, 2021. (BC Centre for Disease Control image)
In a photo from several years ago, North Delta’s Crocker family with missing dogs Fundy and Rooney. (submitted photo)

$3,000 reward for return of two missing dogs in North Delta, ‘no questions asked’

‘All I want for Christmas is our two dogs back where they belong,’ Sue-Anne Crocker says

In a photo from several years ago, North Delta’s Crocker family with missing dogs Fundy and Rooney. (submitted photo)
Delta City Hall. (James Smith photo)

Delta property taxes, utility fees increasing $108 next year

2022 property taxes $2,561, flat rate utility fees $1,191, based on average home value of $939,000

Delta City Hall. (James Smith photo)
The lineup to get into the COVID-19 testing and immunization centre at 14577 66 Ave. in Surrey on Dec. 21, 2021. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
The lineup to get into the COVID-19 testing and immunization centre at 14577 66 Ave. in Surrey on Dec. 21, 2021. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
Signs at the COVID-19 testing and collection centre at 14577 66 Ave. in Surrey. (File photo: Lauren Collins)

Surrey reports nearly 300 COVID cases Dec. 12 to 18

Meantime, single doses for Surrey’s 5-11 age group hit 18.4%

Signs at the COVID-19 testing and collection centre at 14577 66 Ave. in Surrey. (File photo: Lauren Collins)
Surrey Gang Enforcement Team vehicle, pictured on May 13, 2021. On Nov. 19 around 11 p.m., the Surrey RCMP Gang Enforcement Team saw a vehicle in the 8800-block of Queen Mary Boulevard that had allegedly failed to stop for two other police agencies in the preceding days. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
Surrey Gang Enforcement Team vehicle, pictured on May 13, 2021. On Nov. 19 around 11 p.m., the Surrey RCMP Gang Enforcement Team saw a vehicle in the 8800-block of Queen Mary Boulevard that had allegedly failed to stop for two other police agencies in the preceding days. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
Outside council chambers inside Surrey’s city hall. (File photo)

Surrey residents cry foul over budget timeline, 2.9% property tax increase

Council will be meeting Dec. 24 to vote on final adoption of the budget

Outside council chambers inside Surrey’s city hall. (File photo)
The lineup for Surrey’s only daily testing and vaccination centre, located at 14577 66 Avenue, was stretched for blocks Tuesday. (Lauren Collins photo)

As demand spikes, COVID-19 testing by appointment only in Surrey during holidays

At 66 Avenue site, immunizations will be paused Dec. 25, 26 and Jan. 1 to general public

The lineup for Surrey’s only daily testing and vaccination centre, located at 14577 66 Avenue, was stretched for blocks Tuesday. (Lauren Collins photo)
The RCMP logo is seen outside Royal Canadian Mounted Police "E" Division headquarters in Surrey, B.C., on April 13, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
The RCMP logo is seen outside Royal Canadian Mounted Police "E" Division headquarters in Surrey, B.C., on April 13, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
New cancer-fighting equipment at Surrey Memorial Hospital. (submitted photo)
New cancer-fighting equipment at Surrey Memorial Hospital. (submitted photo)
Surrey RCMP say 25-year-old Paul Atanassov is facing 14 charges in relation to sexual-offences investigation involving minors. (Photo: Surrey RCMP handout)

Surrey RCMP say man facing 14 charges including sexual assault, possession of child pornography

Police say there could be more witnesses; investigation started summer 2021

Surrey RCMP say 25-year-old Paul Atanassov is facing 14 charges in relation to sexual-offences investigation involving minors. (Photo: Surrey RCMP handout)
Emergency crews were called to a fatal crash on King George Boulevard at Trites Road, just south of Highway 10 on Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2021. One person died in the three-vehicle crash. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)

Police investigating fatal Surrey crash

Surrey RCMP say sedan heading northbound on King George Boulevard when it lost control, hit 2 vehicles

Emergency crews were called to a fatal crash on King George Boulevard at Trites Road, just south of Highway 10 on Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2021. One person died in the three-vehicle crash. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)
At least two residents believe they saw something from out of this world flying over Semiahmoo Bay on Dec. 15, but, based on their description of the object, others believe it was probably thousands of tiny birds. (File photo)

UFO sighting: Did aliens recently visit White Rock?

Skeptics suggest mysterious sighting was most likely a flock of birds

At least two residents believe they saw something from out of this world flying over Semiahmoo Bay on Dec. 15, but, based on their description of the object, others believe it was probably thousands of tiny birds. (File photo)
Delta’s second extreme weather shelter, located in North Delta’s New Hope Church (11838 88th Avenue, pictured), opened its doors for the first time on Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2021. (James Smith photo)

North Delta extreme weather shelter open tonight through Dec. 27

Shelter at New Hope Church (11838 88th Ave.) open from 9:30 p.m. to 7 a.m. the next morning

Delta’s second extreme weather shelter, located in North Delta’s New Hope Church (11838 88th Avenue, pictured), opened its doors for the first time on Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2021. (James Smith photo)
(Photo: THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Damian Dovarganes)

Child porn charges for Surrey man, 70, after 20-month police investigation

Sant Mangat was released from custody with ‘strict conditions,’ according to BC ICE news release

(Photo: THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Damian Dovarganes)
Surrey RCMP are seeking suspects and a suspect vehicle after an early morning break-and-enter at a business in Morgan Crossing Tuesday. (Surrey RCMP photo)

RCMP seeks suspects, vehicle after early-morning break-and-enter in South Surrey

$5,000 in merchandise stolen from clothing store in Morgan Crossing after truck rams storefront

Surrey RCMP are seeking suspects and a suspect vehicle after an early morning break-and-enter at a business in Morgan Crossing Tuesday. (Surrey RCMP photo)