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Two women walk past ‘The Meeting’ sculptures in White Rock’s Miramar Plaza Wednesday afternoon. (Aaron Hinks photo)

New public art in White Rock draws criticism as the ‘two Michaels’ remain in China’s custody

‘I would encourage people to go out and enjoy it’ said Vancouver Biennale founder

Two women walk past ‘The Meeting’ sculptures in White Rock’s Miramar Plaza Wednesday afternoon. (Aaron Hinks photo)
A sign posted to a tree in Maccaud Park urges people to email White Rock City Council and oppose the construction of pickleball courts in the park. (Ken Jones photo)

White Rock council deems Maccaud Park pickleball courts out of bounds

Unanimous vote against constructing courts follows public feedback

A sign posted to a tree in Maccaud Park urges people to email White Rock City Council and oppose the construction of pickleball courts in the park. (Ken Jones photo)
Surrey RCMP Sgt. Elenore Sturko receives her COVID-19 vaccination. (Contributed photo)

COVID-19 vaccination gives ‘peace of mind’ to Surrey, White Rock first responders

Immunization clinics underway for emergency personnel

Surrey RCMP Sgt. Elenore Sturko receives her COVID-19 vaccination. (Contributed photo)
Cali Martinez carries Sheba to safety after being stuck on an Ocean Park cliffside. (Nicole Lunde photo)

Senior dog rescued after being stuck on Ocean Park cliffside for 10 days

Sheba, 16, was reunited with her family

Cali Martinez carries Sheba to safety after being stuck on an Ocean Park cliffside. (Nicole Lunde photo)
Eternity Medical Equipment’s ECAN95 masks have received Health Canada approval and CSA certification. (Eternity Medical Equipment photo)

South Surrey N-95 equivalent manufacturer launches mask recycling program

Eternity Medical Equipment partners with Ontario-based LifeCycle Revive

Eternity Medical Equipment’s ECAN95 masks have received Health Canada approval and CSA certification. (Eternity Medical Equipment photo)
The provincial government recently launched the ‘Hub for Workplace Mental Health.’ (www.workmentalhealthbc screengrab)

New BC mental health hub is inadequate: Surrey-White Rock MLA

‘Government needs to urgently commit more funds to mental health supports,’ Trevor Halford says

The provincial government recently launched the ‘Hub for Workplace Mental Health.’ (www.workmentalhealthbc screengrab)
Delight Indian Bistro general manager Aayush Arora. (Aaron Hinks photo)

Newly-opened South Surrey restaurants excluded from federal financial support

Lack of federal aid is ‘ruining people,’ MP Kerry-Lynne Findlay said

Delight Indian Bistro general manager Aayush Arora. (Aaron Hinks photo)
People wait in line for a free hot meal in White Rock. (Contributed photo)

Demand continues to climb for White Rock free hot meal service

‘People are suffering. No matter if someone is driving a good car, there is no money in the pocket.’

People wait in line for a free hot meal in White Rock. (Contributed photo)
Margaret Erickson was the winner of the CFUW Surrey/White Rock Bursary Foundation's $10,000 bursary, awarded May 15 as part of the organization's 60th anniversary events and to honour longtime member Elizabeth Bordeaux. (Contributed photo)

White Rock, Surrey CFUW offering three bursaries to women enrolled in post-secondary classes

Applications for Canadian Federation of University Women support close May 28

Margaret Erickson was the winner of the CFUW Surrey/White Rock Bursary Foundation's $10,000 bursary, awarded May 15 as part of the organization's 60th anniversary events and to honour longtime member Elizabeth Bordeaux. (Contributed photo)
Southridge Grade 12 student Helena Hockertz (inset) was awarded for her film portfolio that included Beginning to End to Beginning. (Contributed, YouTube)

South Surrey student receives $10,000 Scholastic scholarship

Grade 12 student Helena Hockertz received the Gold Medal Portfolio Award

Southridge Grade 12 student Helena Hockertz (inset) was awarded for her film portfolio that included Beginning to End to Beginning. (Contributed, YouTube)
City of White Rock council left open the possibility of building pickleball courts in Maccaud Park, which is located near 1475 Kent St. Coun. Scott Kristjanson says pickleball courts would address the need for recreational opportunities on the east side of White Rock as well as address drainage problems in the south section (pictured) of the park. (Google image)

Council divided on pickleball courts in White Rock’s Maccaud Park

Councillors leave open possibility of building courts to address recreation needs, drainage issues

City of White Rock council left open the possibility of building pickleball courts in Maccaud Park, which is located near 1475 Kent St. Coun. Scott Kristjanson says pickleball courts would address the need for recreational opportunities on the east side of White Rock as well as address drainage problems in the south section (pictured) of the park. (Google image)
Barrique Kitchen and Wine Bar (15223 Pacific Ave.) chef/owner Josiah Tam sits on the patio of his restaurant Wednesday. Tam said one of his smaller-scale patio heaters was stolen over the weekend. (Aaron Hinks photo)

Patio heater theft from White Rock restaurant comes at worst possible time, Barrique owner says

Heaters sold out as demand for outdoor dining service picks up

Barrique Kitchen and Wine Bar (15223 Pacific Ave.) chef/owner Josiah Tam sits on the patio of his restaurant Wednesday. Tam said one of his smaller-scale patio heaters was stolen over the weekend. (Aaron Hinks photo)
The Derby general manager Drew Forster brings new life to the restaurant’s patio Tuesday morning after the province suspended indoor dining. (Aaron Hinks photo)

Semiahmoo Peninsula restaurateurs blindsided by new health order

Indoor dining, indoor church services and indoor adult fitness suspended across B.C.

The Derby general manager Drew Forster brings new life to the restaurant’s patio Tuesday morning after the province suspended indoor dining. (Aaron Hinks photo)
Firefighters battle the Mount Christie wildfire in 2020. (Photo submitted by Les Clarke)

South Surrey student accepted in international science fair after developing ‘FyreWatch’ application

Gurik Mangat said his application uses AI algorithms to better inform firefighters

Firefighters battle the Mount Christie wildfire in 2020. (Photo submitted by Les Clarke)
Rat poison is the suspected cause of death for a South Surrey barred owl. (Orphaned Wildlife Rehabilitation Society photo)

South Surrey resident sounds alarm after neighbourhood owl dies from eating rat poison

Senga Fullam says there are other, safer ways to manage pests

Rat poison is the suspected cause of death for a South Surrey barred owl. (Orphaned Wildlife Rehabilitation Society photo)
Surrey RCMP volunteer Gabriel Pelletier watches for distracted drivers near 176 Street and 64 Avenue Thursday morning. (Aaron Hinks photo)

Surrey RCMP step up distracted driving enforcement

Police, ICBC, held blitz near 176 Street and 64 Avenue

Surrey RCMP volunteer Gabriel Pelletier watches for distracted drivers near 176 Street and 64 Avenue Thursday morning. (Aaron Hinks photo)
A customer carries a pail of hydraulic fluid to Semiahmoo Bottle Depot for recycling last June. The South Surrey business was recognized this month for efforts to keep toxic waste out of the landfill. (Tracy Holmes file photo)

Two Surrey businesses recognized for recycling effort

Semiahmoo Bottle Depot and Hallmark Ford Sales receive ‘Top Collectors Award’

A customer carries a pail of hydraulic fluid to Semiahmoo Bottle Depot for recycling last June. The South Surrey business was recognized this month for efforts to keep toxic waste out of the landfill. (Tracy Holmes file photo)
South Surrey’s Pacific Inn Resort & Conference Centre, known by locals at the Pink Palace. (File photo)

Farmers market proposed for South Surrey’s ‘Pink Palace’ property

Market pending approval by City of Surrey

South Surrey’s Pacific Inn Resort & Conference Centre, known by locals at the Pink Palace. (File photo)
inFoster Martin project, which is currently under construction on the 1500-block of Martin Street, won ‘Best Display Suite Interior Design and Best Marketing Campaign.’ (Landmark rendering)

White Rock’s Foster Martin development provincially recognized

Landmark Premier Properties and Foster Martin honoured at 2021 Georgie Awards

inFoster Martin project, which is currently under construction on the 1500-block of Martin Street, won ‘Best Display Suite Interior Design and Best Marketing Campaign.’ (Landmark rendering)
White Rock’s Dal Fleischer riding his unicycle in Mexico. Fleischer as part of a miniature circus school for children in the country. (Contributed photo)

PHOTOS: White Rock senior completes 40,000-km unicycle journey

Next goal is the circumference of the moon, says Dal Fleischer

White Rock’s Dal Fleischer riding his unicycle in Mexico. Fleischer as part of a miniature circus school for children in the country. (Contributed photo)