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Barbara Baker was recognized for her handmade quilt by the Canadian Quilters Association. (Contributed photo)

South Surrey resident wins big in quilting competition

Barbara Baker took the prize for the Excellence Award - Hand Quilting

Barbara Baker was recognized for her handmade quilt by the Canadian Quilters Association. (Contributed photo)
Pictured is missing-male Kenneth Wetherald, who was last seen Saturday, June 18. (Contributed photo)

Police ask public’s help locating missing Surrey-Man

The male has not been seen or heard from since Saturday morning.

Pictured is missing-male Kenneth Wetherald, who was last seen Saturday, June 18. (Contributed photo)
Left tor right: Chance Burles, Former Master Corporal, Kerry-Lynne Findlay, South Surrey/White Rock MP and Marc Burchell, co-founder of Canadian Walk for Veterans. (Contributed photo)

White Rock’s first Walk for Veterans scheduled

Canadian Walk for Veterans was created by South Surrey resident Marc Burchell

Left tor right: Chance Burles, Former Master Corporal, Kerry-Lynne Findlay, South Surrey/White Rock MP and Marc Burchell, co-founder of Canadian Walk for Veterans. (Contributed photo)
Aerin Brown, graduate from Southridge School awarded with largest STEM scholarship in Canada. (Contributed photo)

South Surrey student awarded $100K – largest STEM scholarship in country

Aerin Brown graduated from Southridge School and will be heading to McGill University in September

Aerin Brown, graduate from Southridge School awarded with largest STEM scholarship in Canada. (Contributed photo)
Yellow salmon paintings will be seen in front of every roadside drain throughout the City of Surrey this summer. (Contributed photo)

Surrey’s Salmon-painting challenge aims to teach public about water pollution

Competition encourages everyone to get involved in spreading the word about pollution affecting fish

Yellow salmon paintings will be seen in front of every roadside drain throughout the City of Surrey this summer. (Contributed photo)
Rain Pierre designed the plaques that will be displayed in every educational building in Surrey, acknowledging the Coast Salish land the buildings reside on. (Surrey Schools photo)

Land acknowledgement plaques to be installed in every Surrey school

Project is to further efforts to build a good-standing relationship with Indigenous peoples

Rain Pierre designed the plaques that will be displayed in every educational building in Surrey, acknowledging the Coast Salish land the buildings reside on. (Surrey Schools photo)
Global Peace Alliance BC Society works to biuld a world where peaceful co-existence is universally accepted in place of violence and prejudice. (Contributed photo)

‘End Racism, Build Peace’: Give Peace a Chance festival scheduled for October

Global Peace Alliance BC Society runs the festival annually with a contest that is now open

Global Peace Alliance BC Society works to biuld a world where peaceful co-existence is universally accepted in place of violence and prejudice. (Contributed photo)
Ashki Shkur, originally from Iraq, will be graduating from Britannia Secondary School in Vancouver this week after achieving a 97 per cent average her senior year. (Contributed photo)

After crossing Peace Arch border illegally in 2017, Vancouver teen heading to UBC

Ashki Shkur and her family came to Canada to escape war in Kurdistan and Trump’s America

Ashki Shkur, originally from Iraq, will be graduating from Britannia Secondary School in Vancouver this week after achieving a 97 per cent average her senior year. (Contributed photo)
Sara Forte, centre, holding her Innovation Award 2022, is joined by two of her children. (Contributed photo)

South Surrey lawyer recognized with Innovation Award

Forte Workplace Law was opened by the recipient of the award, Sara Forte in 2016

Sara Forte, centre, holding her Innovation Award 2022, is joined by two of her children. (Contributed photo)
Online fire-risk dashboard will be launching in Surrey and other communities in pilot project. (File photo/Shane MacKichan)

Fire-risk online tool coming to Surrey to help reduce fire-related deaths

The dashboard will track and show where fires are so that fire departments’ resources are best-used

Online fire-risk dashboard will be launching in Surrey and other communities in pilot project. (File photo/Shane MacKichan)
People hold banners during a march to remember those who died during the overdose crisis and to call for a safe supply of illicit drugs on International Overdose Awareness Day, in Vancouver, on Tuesday, August 31, 2021. British Columbia’s chief coroner says at least 1,011 people died from suspected illicit drug overdoses from January to June, the highest death toll recorded in the first six months of a calendar year during the province’s overdose crisis. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

‘NDP government continues to fail’: Surrey MLA calls for action to toxic drug crisis

Trevor Halford says the toxic drug overdose crisis needs immediate government action

People hold banners during a march to remember those who died during the overdose crisis and to call for a safe supply of illicit drugs on International Overdose Awareness Day, in Vancouver, on Tuesday, August 31, 2021. British Columbia’s chief coroner says at least 1,011 people died from suspected illicit drug overdoses from January to June, the highest death toll recorded in the first six months of a calendar year during the province’s overdose crisis. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Gurpreet Kaur created The Kaur Movement to connect with and help victims of sexual and physical violence. Kaur’s tatoo on her hand can be seen of a lioness, a loose translation of the Punjabi word ‘Kaur’ to represent her strength for surviving her abuse and the movement that she created. (Photo: Sobia Moman)

The Kaur Movement: A place for victims to become survivors

Created in 2019, social-media platform designed to help victims of abuse

Gurpreet Kaur created The Kaur Movement to connect with and help victims of sexual and physical violence. Kaur’s tatoo on her hand can be seen of a lioness, a loose translation of the Punjabi word ‘Kaur’ to represent her strength for surviving her abuse and the movement that she created. (Photo: Sobia Moman)
Charity organizations around the province are seeing more clients but less help to support the growing number of people that need a helping hand. (File Photo/Lauren Collins)

Rising cost of living dealing a blow to South Surrey charities

Food bank, Cancer Drivers, Meals on Wheels struggling to serve South Surrey clients

Charity organizations around the province are seeing more clients but less help to support the growing number of people that need a helping hand. (File Photo/Lauren Collins)
(Black Press Media File Photo/Kaitlyn Baker via Unsplash)
A seminar aimed at helping seniors better understand cryptocurrency and avoid falling victim to scams, is set for June 22 in White Rock. (File photo/Kaitlyn Baker via Unsplash)

Cryptocurrency scams increasingly targeting South Surrey seniors

CARP of South Surrey/White Rock to host information seminar June 22

(Black Press Media File Photo/Kaitlyn Baker via Unsplash)
A seminar aimed at helping seniors better understand cryptocurrency and avoid falling victim to scams, is set for June 22 in White Rock. (File photo/Kaitlyn Baker via Unsplash)
White Rock Youth Ambassadors 2022 work in the community by providing volunteer time. From left to right: Ambassador Minsoo Oh, Principal Ambassador Adiba Chowdhury, Princess Anna Yu, Miss White Rock 2021 Emily Chen, Princess Leslie Kim and Ambassador Enoch Huang. (Contributed photo)

White Rock Youth Ambassadors begin recruitments for next term

The group dedicates volunteer time to serve the City and learn the ins-and-outs

White Rock Youth Ambassadors 2022 work in the community by providing volunteer time. From left to right: Ambassador Minsoo Oh, Principal Ambassador Adiba Chowdhury, Princess Anna Yu, Miss White Rock 2021 Emily Chen, Princess Leslie Kim and Ambassador Enoch Huang. (Contributed photo)
Sister participants of the summer reading club won Super Reader medals in 2020 (Contributed photo)

Summer reading clubs are back next week at Surrey libraries

Surrey Libraries summer programs return this month around the city

Sister participants of the summer reading club won Super Reader medals in 2020 (Contributed photo)
Live Well’s Walk for Heart event was on Sunday morning (June 5) where staff and members got together for a 3 km walk to commemorate National Health and Fitness Day. (Photo: Sobia Moman)

Walk for Heart: White Rock seniors celebrate Health and Fitness Day

The event was in partnership with Heart and Stroke Foundation and LIVE WELL Exercise Clinic

Live Well’s Walk for Heart event was on Sunday morning (June 5) where staff and members got together for a 3 km walk to commemorate National Health and Fitness Day. (Photo: Sobia Moman)
Semiahmoo First Nation drummers performed during Semiahmoo Secondary's reconciliation ceremony. (Jacob Zinn photo)

Reconciliation ceremony held at Semiahmoo Secondary

School has vowed to mend relationship with Semiahmoo First Nation after past wrongdoing

Semiahmoo First Nation drummers performed during Semiahmoo Secondary's reconciliation ceremony. (Jacob Zinn photo)
With summer approaching, residents are once again being asked to keep a sharp eye out for bats. (Contributed photo)

Surrey, White Rock residents asked to report roosts as bat season begins

BC Community Bat Program begins their bat count at the start of every June

With summer approaching, residents are once again being asked to keep a sharp eye out for bats. (Contributed photo)
Renée Zolinski-Ward, information services technician at Surrey Libraries, gets ready to read for the Literature Club program. (Contributed photo)

Literature Club provides connection for seniors throughout Surrey

Live-reading program offers seniors chance to connect from safety of home

Renée Zolinski-Ward, information services technician at Surrey Libraries, gets ready to read for the Literature Club program. (Contributed photo)