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David Patterson’s semi-abstract florals, such as Living Well, illustrate his “art as a universal voice” concept. (Contributed photo)

Noted painters team for South Surrey show

Chris MacClure and David Patterson’s work featured at GS Company, Semiahmoo Centre.

David Patterson’s semi-abstract florals, such as Living Well, illustrate his “art as a universal voice” concept. (Contributed photo)
Wildlife artist Leo Recilla. Contributed photo.
Wildlife artist Leo Recilla. (Contributed photo)

Surrey Art Gallery talks return with wildlife artist

Leo Recilla first in new series of illustrated lectures

Wildlife artist Leo Recilla. Contributed photo.
Wildlife artist Leo Recilla. (Contributed photo)
White Rock author Keith Costelloe's first novel, Drawn Into Danger, is a page-turning evocation of the seductive appeal – and underlying perils – of Algeria for a young English expatriate in the late 1970s. Alex Browne photo

White Rock author’s book draws readers into world of danger

Algerian thriller is a stunning debut novel for White Rock’s Keith Costelloe

White Rock author Keith Costelloe's first novel, Drawn Into Danger, is a page-turning evocation of the seductive appeal – and underlying perils – of Algeria for a young English expatriate in the late 1970s. Alex Browne photo
In happier days – Democracy Direct 2018 candidates (left to right) Christopher Trevelyan, Erika Johanson, Darryl Walker, Anthony Manning and Scott Kristjanson. (Carolyn Latzen photo)

White Rock municipal election landscape different for 2022

Former Democracy Direct candidates now running as independents

In happier days – Democracy Direct 2018 candidates (left to right) Christopher Trevelyan, Erika Johanson, Darryl Walker, Anthony Manning and Scott Kristjanson. (Carolyn Latzen photo)
Surrey City gave second and third readings Monday (Aug. 8) – immediately after the public hearing – for a proposal to have a parcel of land in South Surrey re-designated from Mixed Employment to Multiple Residential, in order to develop 482 townhouses. (Google maps)

Council pushes contentious South Surrey townhouse development forward

Second and third readings pass shortly after mid-afternoon public hearing

Surrey City gave second and third readings Monday (Aug. 8) – immediately after the public hearing – for a proposal to have a parcel of land in South Surrey re-designated from Mixed Employment to Multiple Residential, in order to develop 482 townhouses. (Google maps)
White Rock staff will examine what measures the city can take to help with policing the waterfront. File photo

White Rock to study measures to help police late-night noise on the waterfront

Limiting late-night parking in Marine Drive lots, cameras considered

White Rock staff will examine what measures the city can take to help with policing the waterfront. File photo
Dr. Pauline Greaves has been announced as the BC NDP candidate for the Surrey South byelection, which was made necessary by the resignation of former BC Liberal MLA Stephanie Cadieux in April. Greaves will face BC Liberal candidate Elenore Sturko, at this point the only other announced candidate in the riding. Contributed photo

Dr. Pauline Greaves named BC NDP candidate for Surrey South byelection

Educator, community leader to carry banner for NDP

Dr. Pauline Greaves has been announced as the BC NDP candidate for the Surrey South byelection, which was made necessary by the resignation of former BC Liberal MLA Stephanie Cadieux in April. Greaves will face BC Liberal candidate Elenore Sturko, at this point the only other announced candidate in the riding. Contributed photo
Surrey RCMP responded to the scene of a fatal shooting in South Surrey in the early morning hours of Sept. 6, 2019. (Tracy Holmes photo)

Senior receives seven-year sentence for South Surrey shooting

George Murray Bragg found guilty of manslaughter in 2019 death of Richard Duncan

Surrey RCMP responded to the scene of a fatal shooting in South Surrey in the early morning hours of Sept. 6, 2019. (Tracy Holmes photo)
Mayor Doug McCallum and the rest of the Safe Surrey majority on council recently avowed their intent to keep the Heppell potato farm property (pictured), leased from the federal government, in an agricultural designation. Tonight (July 25) council will hold a public hearing for another project in the city proposing to rezone agricultural land for a business park. (Sobia Moman photo)

South Surrey agricultural land eyed for business park

Beedie Holdings proposal to receive public hearing tonight

Mayor Doug McCallum and the rest of the Safe Surrey majority on council recently avowed their intent to keep the Heppell potato farm property (pictured), leased from the federal government, in an agricultural designation. Tonight (July 25) council will hold a public hearing for another project in the city proposing to rezone agricultural land for a business park. (Sobia Moman photo)
Alex Chan, Lois Warwick, and Chris Nash play porters Bob, Stevie, and Jim in Beach House Theatre’s The Servant of Two Masters, running Aug. 9 to 14 at Blackie Spit Park, Crescent Beach.

Beach House Theatre presents comedy Italian-style

Crescent Beach summer tradition returns with slapstick romp

Alex Chan, Lois Warwick, and Chris Nash play porters Bob, Stevie, and Jim in Beach House Theatre’s The Servant of Two Masters, running Aug. 9 to 14 at Blackie Spit Park, Crescent Beach.
The Digital Orca sculpture by Douglas Coupland has become a much-photographed feature of the terrace Vancouver’s Convention Centre, and Coun. Anthony Manning says that similar ‘placemaking’ art could boost the walkability of White Rock neighbourhoods. Google Street View image

White Rock examines use of public art to create more appealing spaces

Multi-committee initiative looks at ‘placemaking’ initiative

The Digital Orca sculpture by Douglas Coupland has become a much-photographed feature of the terrace Vancouver’s Convention Centre, and Coun. Anthony Manning says that similar ‘placemaking’ art could boost the walkability of White Rock neighbourhoods. Google Street View image
White Rock Mayor Darryl Walker joined Kiana Sahota, 14, for the ribbon cutting on the newly-redeveloped Emerson Park playground. Contributed photo

Refurbished playground reopens in White Rock

City heeded call for upgraded Emerson Park facility

White Rock Mayor Darryl Walker joined Kiana Sahota, 14, for the ribbon cutting on the newly-redeveloped Emerson Park playground. Contributed photo
The Little Campbell River flows through South Campbell Heights on its way to Semiahmoo Bay. Before signing off on Metro Vancouver’s 2050 plan, White Rock City Council voiced concerns about the MVRD board decision to amend the 2040 strategy to permit Surrey to pursue industrial development of the ecologically-sensitive area. (Mike Falconer photo)

City of White Rock signs off on Metro Vancouver 2050 strategy

Representatives assure council that new plan offers greater protections

The Little Campbell River flows through South Campbell Heights on its way to Semiahmoo Bay. Before signing off on Metro Vancouver’s 2050 plan, White Rock City Council voiced concerns about the MVRD board decision to amend the 2040 strategy to permit Surrey to pursue industrial development of the ecologically-sensitive area. (Mike Falconer photo)
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District Rotarians to fete touring president in White Rock

Rotary International’s Jennifer Jones is first woman to hold the office

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Tote bags and pillows created by Trish McEvoy will be among the works for sale at the Bayview Arts Collective’s Makers’ Market on Canada Day (Friday) in Crescent Beach.

Canada Day Makers’ Market in Crescent Beach

Second annual event comes to Bayview Street

Tote bags and pillows created by Trish McEvoy will be among the works for sale at the Bayview Arts Collective’s Makers’ Market on Canada Day (Friday) in Crescent Beach.
Surrey RCMP Sgt. Elenore Sturko, who put her law-enforcement career on hold to be the BC Liberals candidate for the Surrey South seat vacated by Stephanie Cadieux, says it’s time for the provincial government to call a byelection. (Contributed photo)

Wait for Surrey South byelection hurting constituents, candidate claims

Some 97,000 people have been left without representation, Elenore Sturko says

Surrey RCMP Sgt. Elenore Sturko, who put her law-enforcement career on hold to be the BC Liberals candidate for the Surrey South seat vacated by Stephanie Cadieux, says it’s time for the provincial government to call a byelection. (Contributed photo)
Ramona Kaptyn has been selected to receive 2022 Outstanding Canadians on the Peninsula Awards for her volunteer contributions to “making the City of White Rock a successful, vibrant and thriving community.” (Contributed photo)

3 Semiahmoo Peninsula residents to be honoured in Canada Day awards ceremony

Kaptan, Sabine and Tatlay recognized for ‘tireless’ volunteerism

Ramona Kaptyn has been selected to receive 2022 Outstanding Canadians on the Peninsula Awards for her volunteer contributions to “making the City of White Rock a successful, vibrant and thriving community.” (Contributed photo)
Semiahmoo First Nation councillor Joanne Charles and Chief Harley Chappell welcome visitors to the White Rock Museum and Archives exhibit Che’ Semiahmah-Sen, Che’ Shesh Whe Weleq-sen Si’am (I am Semiahmoo, I am Survivor of the Flood). Alex Browne photo

Indigenous exhibit opens on White Rock waterfront

Museum and Archives show honours Se mi ah ma heritage

Semiahmoo First Nation councillor Joanne Charles and Chief Harley Chappell welcome visitors to the White Rock Museum and Archives exhibit Che’ Semiahmah-Sen, Che’ Shesh Whe Weleq-sen Si’am (I am Semiahmoo, I am Survivor of the Flood). Alex Browne photo
Tom Holland and Linda Perkins say they feel they can make a real difference as 'patient partners' at Peace Arch Hospital – but more community volunteers are needed to help provide patient perspective in decision-making. Contributed photo

Peace Arch Hospital seeks ‘patient partner’ volunteers

Advisory program ‘decimated by COVID’ is up and running again

Tom Holland and Linda Perkins say they feel they can make a real difference as 'patient partners' at Peace Arch Hospital – but more community volunteers are needed to help provide patient perspective in decision-making. Contributed photo
Harlequin performs during the first show of the Concerts at the Pier series Thursday evening in White Rock. (Brenda Anderson photo)

Harlequin kicks off Concerts at the Pier series in White Rock

White Rock BIA summer series continues through August

Harlequin performs during the first show of the Concerts at the Pier series Thursday evening in White Rock. (Brenda Anderson photo)