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This coho was counted last week at the Little Campbell Hatchery. (Contributed photo)

Coho salmon off to a good start at South Surrey hatchery

Volunteers say more than half of entire season’s typical run already logged at Little Campbell site

This coho was counted last week at the Little Campbell Hatchery. (Contributed photo)
Proceeds from every Dairy Queen Blizzard sold on Miracle Treat Day (Thursday, Oct. 28, 2021) will benefit BC Children’s Hospital. (Creative Commons photo)

Chill fundraiser forecast as Dairy Queen’s Miracle Treat Day approaches

South Surrey location among sites donating proceeds from Oct. 28 Blizzard sales

Proceeds from every Dairy Queen Blizzard sold on Miracle Treat Day (Thursday, Oct. 28, 2021) will benefit BC Children’s Hospital. (Creative Commons photo)
Peace Arch Hospital Foundation executive director Stephanie Beck (centre) accepts a $20,000 gift from South Surrey philanthropists Helga and Vern Höing. (Contributed photo)

South Surrey philanthropists share appetite to help health-care workers

Vern and Helga Höing donate funds for Thanksgiving, Christmas meals at Peace Arch Hospital

Peace Arch Hospital Foundation executive director Stephanie Beck (centre) accepts a $20,000 gift from South Surrey philanthropists Helga and Vern Höing. (Contributed photo)
South Surrey mother Lisa Batstone appealed her second-degree murder conviction and sentence, rendered in connection with the December 2014 smothering death of her eight-year-old daughter Teagan. (File photos)

South Surrey mother’s murder conviction upheld

‘The important finding was that the appellant took a bag and used that bag to suffocate her daughter’

South Surrey mother Lisa Batstone appealed her second-degree murder conviction and sentence, rendered in connection with the December 2014 smothering death of her eight-year-old daughter Teagan. (File photos)
South Surrey mother Lisa Batstone appealed her second-degree murder conviction and sentence, rendered in connection with the December 2014 smothering death of her eight-year-old daughter Teagan. (File photos)
South Surrey mother Lisa Batstone appealed her second-degree murder conviction and sentence, rendered in connection with the December 2014 smothering death of her eight-year-old daughter Teagan. (File photos)

Appeal court to rule today on South Surrey mother’s murder conviction

Lisa Batstone killed her daughter Teagan in December 2014

South Surrey mother Lisa Batstone appealed her second-degree murder conviction and sentence, rendered in connection with the December 2014 smothering death of her eight-year-old daughter Teagan. (File photos)
South Surrey mother Lisa Batstone appealed her second-degree murder conviction and sentence, rendered in connection with the December 2014 smothering death of her eight-year-old daughter Teagan. (File photos)
Signage promoting inclusivity in housing has been removed from property at 151 Street and 20 Avenue. (Doug Tennant twitter photo)

Timing of order to remove South Surrey inclusive-housing sign ‘interesting’

‘Who was offended by a sign supporting an inclusive and healthy community?’

Signage promoting inclusivity in housing has been removed from property at 151 Street and 20 Avenue. (Doug Tennant twitter photo)
Sources Foundation’s 2020 gala was a virtual affair. (Contributed photo)

PHOTOS: Efforts afoot to boost capacity at upcoming South Surrey gala

Sources Foundation’s ‘Run for the Roses Redux’ event set for Nov. 6

Sources Foundation’s 2020 gala was a virtual affair. (Contributed photo)
White Rock’s mayor is to deliver two State of the City addresses on Nov. 16, 2021. (File photo)

White Rock mayor to deliver ‘State of the City’ addresses Nov. 16

Pair of events aimed at providing updates from business, community perspective

White Rock’s mayor is to deliver two State of the City addresses on Nov. 16, 2021. (File photo)
Ashley Irvine with son, Blake, who passed away in April 2020 following post-operative complications of heart surgery. A toy drive in Blake’s name is to benefit BC Children’s Hospital. (Contributed photo)

PHOTOS: Legacy toy drive a tribute to ‘happy, smiling’ South Surrey baby

Parents of eight-month-old Blake Rowdon find comfort in memorial effort

Ashley Irvine with son, Blake, who passed away in April 2020 following post-operative complications of heart surgery. A toy drive in Blake’s name is to benefit BC Children’s Hospital. (Contributed photo)
2019 Red Serge Gala guests try their luck at roulette. (Simon Lau photo)

Gathering limits force postponement of South Surrey’s Red Serge Gala

Organizers now aiming for fundraiser’s February 2022 backup date

2019 Red Serge Gala guests try their luck at roulette. (Simon Lau photo)
Police say drugs, cash and a vehicle were seized during patrols Oct. 8, 2021 in South Surrey. (Surrey RCMP photo)

Drugs, cash, vehicle seized in South Surrey: police

‘Proactive patrols’ led to Oct. 8 arrests, seizures

Police say drugs, cash and a vehicle were seized during patrols Oct. 8, 2021 in South Surrey. (Surrey RCMP photo)
From left: SurreyCares Community Foundation’s Coral Henshaw and John Lawson, Coun. Brenda Locke, Mayor Doug McCallum, Marilyn Buchannon (Keery family representative), Coun. Doug Elford, and Coun. Laurie Guerra at the Oct. 19, 2021 groundbreaking of the Keery Park loop trail in Campbell Heights. (City of Surrey photo)
From left: SurreyCares Community Foundation’s Coral Henshaw and John Lawson, Coun. Brenda Locke, Mayor Doug McCallum, Marilyn Buchannon (Keery family representative), Coun. Doug Elford, and Coun. Laurie Guerra at the Oct. 19, 2021 groundbreaking of the Keery Park loop trail in Campbell Heights. (City of Surrey photo)

PHOTOS: Trail enhancements for historical South Surrey park launched

City, family officials celebrate Keery Park

From left: SurreyCares Community Foundation’s Coral Henshaw and John Lawson, Coun. Brenda Locke, Mayor Doug McCallum, Marilyn Buchannon (Keery family representative), Coun. Doug Elford, and Coun. Laurie Guerra at the Oct. 19, 2021 groundbreaking of the Keery Park loop trail in Campbell Heights. (City of Surrey photo)
From left: SurreyCares Community Foundation’s Coral Henshaw and John Lawson, Coun. Brenda Locke, Mayor Doug McCallum, Marilyn Buchannon (Keery family representative), Coun. Doug Elford, and Coun. Laurie Guerra at the Oct. 19, 2021 groundbreaking of the Keery Park loop trail in Campbell Heights. (City of Surrey photo)
White Rock’s Harold Zelt has created a 2022 Dogs of White Rock calendar. (Contributed photo)

PHOTOS: Senior’s Dogs of White Rock calendar returns for 2022

Harold Zelt’s images to raise funds for SPCA

White Rock’s Harold Zelt has created a 2022 Dogs of White Rock calendar. (Contributed photo)
Mount Olive Lutheran Church, at 2350 148 St., is to host the Semiahmoo Peninsula’s extreme-weather shelter for the 2021-2022 season. (File photo)

South Surrey extreme-weather shelter relocating

Mount Olive Lutheran Church ‘looking forward to serving needs of vulnerable’

Mount Olive Lutheran Church, at 2350 148 St., is to host the Semiahmoo Peninsula’s extreme-weather shelter for the 2021-2022 season. (File photo)
A Prospera Credit Union team conducted a shoreline cleanup along White Rock’s West Beach Thursday (Oct. 7, 2021). (Contributed photo)

PHOTOS: Prospera volunteers clear debris from White Rock shoreline

Oct. 7 cleanup focuses on West Beach waterfront

A Prospera Credit Union team conducted a shoreline cleanup along White Rock’s West Beach Thursday (Oct. 7, 2021). (Contributed photo)
Beaded ornaments will be among items up for sale at an Oct. 15-16, 2021 arts and crafts sale hosted by the Zimbabwe Gecko Society. (File photo)

South Surrey gecko-society fundraiser set for Oct. 15-16

Proceeds of mini art show, raffles and more to benefit Zimbabwe widows and orphans

Beaded ornaments will be among items up for sale at an Oct. 15-16, 2021 arts and crafts sale hosted by the Zimbabwe Gecko Society. (File photo)
Metro Vancouver’s regional planning committee members voted Friday (Oct. 8, 2021) in support of a recommendation to move Surrey’s request to redesignate lands in South Campbell Heights forward. Nora Gambioli (with hand raised) was among those who opposed the move. (Metro Vancouver livestream screenshot)

Metro Vancouver committee moves South Campbell Heights plan forward

Four directors voted against the recommendation regarding the South Surrey lands

Metro Vancouver’s regional planning committee members voted Friday (Oct. 8, 2021) in support of a recommendation to move Surrey’s request to redesignate lands in South Campbell Heights forward. Nora Gambioli (with hand raised) was among those who opposed the move. (Metro Vancouver livestream screenshot)
Charlie Don’t Surf founder John Carroll died Oct. 7, 2021. (Charlie Don’t Surf Facebook photo/File photo)

Longtime White Rock restaurateur succumbs to COVID-19

News of Charlie Don’t Surf ‘legend’ John Carroll’s Oct. 7 death shared on Facebook

Charlie Don’t Surf founder John Carroll died Oct. 7, 2021. (Charlie Don’t Surf Facebook photo/File photo)
Charlie Don’t Surf founder John Carroll died Oct. 7, 2021. (Charlie Don’t Surf Facebook photo/File photo)

Longtime White Rock restaurateur succumbs to COVID-19

News of Charlie Don’t Surf ‘legend’ John Carroll’s Oct. 7 death shared on Facebook

Charlie Don’t Surf founder John Carroll died Oct. 7, 2021. (Charlie Don’t Surf Facebook photo/File photo)
Peace Arch Hospital Auxiliary Society hosted its Trunk Treasures Sale & Family Event on Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021. (Janet Soucy photo)

PHOTOS: Peace Arch Hospital auxiliary’s treasures sale ‘a great day’

First-ever event was held Sept. 25 in South Surrey

Peace Arch Hospital Auxiliary Society hosted its Trunk Treasures Sale & Family Event on Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021. (Janet Soucy photo)