Manpreet Singh

2016: A look back at our most-read stories online

A recap of the stories most popular with our online readers on The Surrey Leader website.

  • Dec. 30, 2016 10:00 a.m.

Top news

Surrey bank stand-off ends with arrest

Top sports

New sports academy to target at-risk youth

Top business

Surrey home prices soar 30%

Top community

‘Brainy’ teen sets his sights on neuro-surgery

Top letter

What’s best for Surrey: LRT or SkyTrain?

Top opinion

A promising prognosis for change

Top lifestyles

Their big day included a big donation

Top entertainment

Rent to rock Delta school stage

 

Top 10 news

1. Surrey bank standoff ends in arrest

2. The faces of fentanyl

3. ‘Appalling’ mess at campsite linked to South Surrey grads

4. Surrey Teachers’ Association president mourned

5. Killer mom to stand trial for second murder of fellow prisoner

6. Burns Bog fire 100 per cent contained

7. ‘Once a Husky, always a Husky’

8. North Delta medical pot shop snuffed out

9. Boy killed by falling tree (with video)

10. Police release video surveillance of sex assault suspect

 

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SBOT CEO ‘disappointed’ as Surrey council moves to cut $30K from proposed grant

Council has proposed a Surrey Board of Trade grant be reduced to $10,000, after staff recommended a $40,000 grant

Rainstorm drenches Lower Mainland as snow falls on the Sea-to-Sky

Heavy rains, snow expected till Friday morning

Community steps up to get Sources’ food bank truck on the road

Individuals, businesses help fix vehicle that had been damaged by theft

Teen writing workshop planned for Cloverdale Library

Free workshop part of library’s teen writing program

Man climbs tree to evade police after Surrey RCMP called to domestic dispute

The man was 60 feet up the tree for hours, according to a Black Press freelancer at the scene

MAP: Christmas light displays in Surrey, Langley and beyond

Send us pictures of your National Lampoon-style lit-up homes, nativity scenes or North Pole playlands

‘I thought I was dead as soon as I saw the gun’

Keremeos gas station attendant tells story about man with gun coming to store

5 to start your day

Torched-SUV victim from Surrey ‘had the purest heart,’ TransLink will bring free WiFi to buses, SkyTrain and Seabus by 2020 and more

‘People talk about deep sadness:’ Scientists study climate change grief

Some call it environmental grief, some call it solastalgia — a word coined for a feeling of homesickness when home changes around you.

As protectors abandon Trump, investigation draws closer

Cohen was sentenced Wednesday to three years in prison for an array of crimes.

Senate delays start of sittings in new home, delaying start of broadcasts

The Senate and House of Commons are moving into temporary homes for the next decade as a result of long-planned and badly needed renovations to the Centre Block.

UK leader seeks EU lifeline after surviving confidence vote

EU leaders gather for a two-day summit, beginning Thursday, which will center on the Brexit negotiations.

French police try to catch attack suspect dead or alive

Local authorities increase death toll to three, including 13 wounded and five in serious condition

BCHL’ers blanked by Russia at World Junior A Challenge

Canada West loses battle of the unbeaten teams in the preliminary round

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