Tracy Holmes

This photo of murder victim Paul Prestbakmo was taken on a recent birthday, not far from where he was found with fatal wounds in August 2019. A verdict is to be rendered May 18, 2021 in the trial of those accused of killing him. (Cory Brideau photo)
This photo of murder victim Paul Prestbakmo was taken on a recent birthday, not far from where he was found with fatal wounds in August 2019. A verdict is to be rendered May 18, 2021 in the trial of those accused of killing him. (Cory Brideau photo)
Surrey RCMP were at 194 Street and 16 Avenue Friday (March 19, 2021) dealing with a burned-out vehicle. The file is suspicious, police say. (Nick Greenizan photo)

PHOTOS: South Surrey vehicle fire believed linked to Richmond double-homicide: IHIT

Torched BMW SUV found near 194 Street and 16 Avenue

Surrey RCMP were at 194 Street and 16 Avenue Friday (March 19, 2021) dealing with a burned-out vehicle. The file is suspicious, police say. (Nick Greenizan photo)
A memorial to Hudson Brooks grew quickly outside the South Surrey RCMP detachment following his July 2015 death at the hands of police. (File photo)

Recommendation out of 2015 South Surrey homicide inquest already current practice: IIO

Proceedings examined officer-involved shooting death of Hudson Brooks

A memorial to Hudson Brooks grew quickly outside the South Surrey RCMP detachment following his July 2015 death at the hands of police. (File photo)
The trial of three men charged in connection with the August 2017 death of Bhavkiran (Kiran) Dhesi is set to get underway in January 2022. (File photo)

Trial dates set in 2017 homicide of Surrey teen found in torched SUV

A judge-alone trial is to begin in January 2022 for three accused

The trial of three men charged in connection with the August 2017 death of Bhavkiran (Kiran) Dhesi is set to get underway in January 2022. (File photo)
A vote is planned for Sunday (March 21) on the transfer of Semiahmoo Fish & Game Club property to the City of Surrey. (Fil photo)

Semiahmoo Fish and Game Club to vote on transferring land to City of Surrey

Financial challenges cited by stewards of 1284 184 St. property

A vote is planned for Sunday (March 21) on the transfer of Semiahmoo Fish & Game Club property to the City of Surrey. (Fil photo)
A car fire that spread to a townhouse brought Surrey fire crews to the 10700-block of 134 Street around 11:30 p.m. Monday (March 15). (Shane MacKichan photo)

PHOTOS: Surrey townhouse damaged after car fire spreads

Blaze occurred late Monday in the 10700-block of 134 Street

A car fire that spread to a townhouse brought Surrey fire crews to the 10700-block of 134 Street around 11:30 p.m. Monday (March 15). (Shane MacKichan photo)
This photo of murder victim Paul Prestbakmo was taken on a recent birthday, not far from where he was found with fatal wounds in August 2019. (Cory Brideau photo)

Client’s confession not believable, says lawyer of teen charged in death of South Surrey mechanic

Trial of youth accused of second-degree murder of Paul Prestbakmo wraps up

This photo of murder victim Paul Prestbakmo was taken on a recent birthday, not far from where he was found with fatal wounds in August 2019. (Cory Brideau photo)
White Rock council voted March 8 to rename Marine Lane – the laneway stretching behind Marine Drive, between Martin and Finlay Streets – ‘Cosmic Alley.’ (Aaron Hinks photo)

White Rock to pay tribute to ‘Cosmic Alley’

Renaming suggested to commemorate ‘unique part of city’s fabric’

White Rock council voted March 8 to rename Marine Lane – the laneway stretching behind Marine Drive, between Martin and Finlay Streets – ‘Cosmic Alley.’ (Aaron Hinks photo)
Larry Shareski retired from Semiahmoo Foundation last year, after 40 years with the society. (Tracy Holmes photo)

Semiahmoo House ‘ambassador’ celebrated

Larry Shareski retired from South Surrey-based society after 40-plus years

Larry Shareski retired from Semiahmoo Foundation last year, after 40 years with the society. (Tracy Holmes photo)
Earl Marriott Secondary students are being encouraged to pitch in to help keep neighbouring Alderwood Park clean. (File photo/EMS Twitter photo)

South Surrey students’ park-cleanup effort well-received

Effort to take better care of Alderwood Park appreciated, says EMS neighbour

Earl Marriott Secondary students are being encouraged to pitch in to help keep neighbouring Alderwood Park clean. (File photo/EMS Twitter photo)
A gas station and drive-thru restaurant are part of a proposal for three lots at 28 Avenue and 192 Street. (City of Surrey rendering)

Gas station, drive-thru eyed for South Surrey’s Campbell Heights

Pollution potential among concerns raised at public hearing

A gas station and drive-thru restaurant are part of a proposal for three lots at 28 Avenue and 192 Street. (City of Surrey rendering)
A stop-work order was issued to Waterstock Properties and Pinnacle Hazmat on March 8 after WorkSafeBC determined workers were not sufficiently protected during the removal of materials containing asbestos at 1663 156A St. (Contributed photo)

‘High-risk’ asbestos removal prompts stop-work order on South Surrey lot

WorkSafeBC inspection finds abatement procedures lacking

A stop-work order was issued to Waterstock Properties and Pinnacle Hazmat on March 8 after WorkSafeBC determined workers were not sufficiently protected during the removal of materials containing asbestos at 1663 156A St. (Contributed photo)
Planning for the City of White Rock’s 2021 Virtual Canada Day is underway, and city officials are inviting input from the community. (Gord Goble file photo)

Plans underway for White Rock’s virtual Canada Day

Community asked to weigh in on July 1 party

Planning for the City of White Rock’s 2021 Virtual Canada Day is underway, and city officials are inviting input from the community. (Gord Goble file photo)
Rendering of the Harmony apartment proposed for the 15100-block of 20 Avenue. Groundbreaking is now anticipated for September. (Contributed graphic)

Construction costs, red tape delay South Surrey inclusive-housing project

Harmony, slated for the 15100-block of 20 Avenue, hoped to break ground in September

Rendering of the Harmony apartment proposed for the 15100-block of 20 Avenue. Groundbreaking is now anticipated for September. (Contributed graphic)
This photo of murder victim Paul Prestbakmo was taken on a recent birthday, not far from where he was found with fatal wounds in August 2019. (Cory Brideau photo)

‘Intense, ferocious’ attack on South Surrey mechanic shows intent to kill: Crown

Defense counsel for one accused says there is no evidence his client inflicted fatal stab wounds

This photo of murder victim Paul Prestbakmo was taken on a recent birthday, not far from where he was found with fatal wounds in August 2019. (Cory Brideau photo)
A memorial to Hudson Brooks grew quickly outside the South Surrey RCMP detachment following his July 2015 death at the hands of police. (File photo)

Inquest yields ‘sliver of justice’ for South Surrey’s Hudson Brooks: brother

Beau Brooks says he’s not optimistic call for increased RCMP training will bear fruit

A memorial to Hudson Brooks grew quickly outside the South Surrey RCMP detachment following his July 2015 death at the hands of police. (File photo)
Marigold the pot-bellied pig was surrendered after a cruelty investigation in Chilliwack. (Contributed file photo)

SPCA lottery to support abused, neglected animals

31 prizes totalling $125,000 offered

Marigold the pot-bellied pig was surrendered after a cruelty investigation in Chilliwack. (Contributed file photo)
An officer collects forensic evidence from a police SUV following the July 18, 2015 incident that ended in the police-shooting death of Hudson Brooks in South Surrey. (File photo)

UPDATE: Verdict, recommendations in coroner’s inquest into 2015 police-shooting death in South Surrey

Review of force options among recommendations out of coroner’s inquest into death of Hudson Brooks

An officer collects forensic evidence from a police SUV following the July 18, 2015 incident that ended in the police-shooting death of Hudson Brooks in South Surrey. (File photo)
A memorial to Hudson Brooks outside the South Surrey RCMP detachment. (File photo)

Officer who fatally shot Hudson Brooks recounts ‘absolutely terrifying’ incident

Const. Elizabeth Cucheran testified at coroner’s inquest Tuesday morning

A memorial to Hudson Brooks outside the South Surrey RCMP detachment. (File photo)
Jennifer Brooks with a stone tablet that adorns the memorial to her son Hudson, outside the South Surrey RCMP detachment parkade where he was fatally shot by police in July 2015. (File photo)

Coroner’s inquest underway to examine Hudson Brooks’ 2015 police-shooting death

Witness recalls ‘feeling scared’ for South Surrey man in moments before RCMP fired fatal shots

Jennifer Brooks with a stone tablet that adorns the memorial to her son Hudson, outside the South Surrey RCMP detachment parkade where he was fatally shot by police in July 2015. (File photo)