Tracy Holmes

White Rock resident Brita Doubroff says her Fidget Blanket was developed with kids with autism in mind, but it also gaining traction for adults with dementia. (Contributed photo)

White Rock woman creates ‘fidget blanket’ for autism, dementia

Brita Doubroff says product can also benefit caregivers

White Rock resident Brita Doubroff says her Fidget Blanket was developed with kids with autism in mind, but it also gaining traction for adults with dementia. (Contributed photo)
A residence in the 3500 block of Latimer Street in Abbotsford was behind police tape on Tuesday morning (March 22) after a fatal shooting inside the home on Monday night. (Vikki Hopes/Abbotsford News)

Fatal shooting in Abbotsford home

Homicide team investigating after 41-year-old man killed

A residence in the 3500 block of Latimer Street in Abbotsford was behind police tape on Tuesday morning (March 22) after a fatal shooting inside the home on Monday night. (Vikki Hopes/Abbotsford News)
South Surrey-White Rock MP Kerry-Lynne Findlay.

‘Strange feeling’ to be on Russia’s banned list: South Surrey-White Rock MP

Findlay says residents can help by staying informed, donating to Ukrainian relief

South Surrey-White Rock MP Kerry-Lynne Findlay.
Honey has been at the Surrey Animal Resource Centre for more than 250 days. (Contributed photo)

Surrey dog adoptions on decline

Some shelter stays stretching for months, officials say

Honey has been at the Surrey Animal Resource Centre for more than 250 days. (Contributed photo)
A free pantry set up in uptown White Rock was found in pieces Tuesday (March 15, 2022). (White Rock Pantry Project Facebook photo)

White Rock ‘free pantry’ reduced to pile of rubble

‘It’s sad that somebody was in that state of mind’

A free pantry set up in uptown White Rock was found in pieces Tuesday (March 15, 2022). (White Rock Pantry Project Facebook photo)
South Surrey resident April Lewis was among travellers whose return to Canada was frustrated last weekend by delays in getting a rapid antigen south of the border. (File photo)

Quest for antigen test in U.S. frustrates South Surrey traveller

April Lewis said her return to Canada was delayed two days by lack of appointment, product

South Surrey resident April Lewis was among travellers whose return to Canada was frustrated last weekend by delays in getting a rapid antigen south of the border. (File photo)
Bianca Steinmetz – Dog Training & Behavioural Consulting – and Izzy. (Contributed photo)

South Surrey dog trainer earns BC SPCA AnimalKind accreditation

Program aims to ensure trainers understand the human-animal bond

Bianca Steinmetz – Dog Training & Behavioural Consulting – and Izzy. (Contributed photo)
Environment Canada says up to 80 mm of rain will fall across much of Metro Vancouver today (March 14). (File photo)

Rainfall warning for Metro Vancouver

Environment Canada says up to 80 mm will douse the region today

Environment Canada says up to 80 mm of rain will fall across much of Metro Vancouver today (March 14). (File photo)
The City of Surrey says 16 more electric-vehicle charging stations will be added to its network by the end of this year. (City of Surrey photo)

Surrey’s electric-vehicle charging network nears 100 stations

Cost of gas key reason for switch to electric transportation: survey

The City of Surrey says 16 more electric-vehicle charging stations will be added to its network by the end of this year. (City of Surrey photo)
An emergency daytime warming centre is operating in White Rock’s Centennial Arena parking lot through March 15, 2022. (Contributed file photo)

Continued ‘stewardship of wellness’ needed to assist Semiahmoo Peninsula homeless

Daytime warming centre set to close doors March 15

An emergency daytime warming centre is operating in White Rock’s Centennial Arena parking lot through March 15, 2022. (Contributed file photo)
Surrey RCMP is asking for the public’s help to identify those behind a Feb. 2, 2022 grocery store break-in.(File photo)

Surrey RCMP seek info in “substantial” ATM-cash theft

Police say suspect gained access through grocery-store ceiling

Surrey RCMP is asking for the public’s help to identify those behind a Feb. 2, 2022 grocery store break-in.(File photo)
Surrey RCMP do not believe a shooting Thursday night (March 10) in the Guildford area was associated to the Lower Mainland gang conflict. (Shane MacKichan photo)

One injured in late-night Surrey shooting

Police responded to report of shots fired in Guildford

Surrey RCMP do not believe a shooting Thursday night (March 10) in the Guildford area was associated to the Lower Mainland gang conflict. (Shane MacKichan photo)
A Surrey Police Service officer was stabbed during an arrest Monday (March 9) in the 12300-block of 99A Ave. (Shane MacKichan photo)

Surrey Police Service officer stabbed during arrest

Officer sustained non-life-threatening injuries, one woman in custody

A Surrey Police Service officer was stabbed during an arrest Monday (March 9) in the 12300-block of 99A Ave. (Shane MacKichan photo)
Peace Arch Hospital Auxiliary's second annual Bunny Hop is set for the Easter long weekend, and organizers hope to host a warm-up for those who turn out on April 15, 2022 to pick up their event packages. (File photo)

Peace Arch Hospital Auxiliary Society to host second ‘Bunny Hop’

$10,000 goal set for hare-raising event

Peace Arch Hospital Auxiliary's second annual Bunny Hop is set for the Easter long weekend, and organizers hope to host a warm-up for those who turn out on April 15, 2022 to pick up their event packages. (File photo)
Fundraising is underway to help Semiahmoo Peninsula resident Cara Anderson, who is battling brain cancer. (gofundme.com photo)

Campaign aims to raise $100K for Semiahmoo Peninsula woman battling brain cancer

Cara Anderson, who works in the film industry, underwent emergency surgery in January

Fundraising is underway to help Semiahmoo Peninsula resident Cara Anderson, who is battling brain cancer. (gofundme.com photo)
Surrey RCMP are investigating multiple reports of indecent acts near a Surrey high school. (contributed)

RCMP investigating indecent acts near Surrey high school

Police say a man was seen exposing, touching himself behind Princess Margaret Secondary

Surrey RCMP are investigating multiple reports of indecent acts near a Surrey high school. (contributed)
Surrey council gave the nod to the Redwood Heights Neighbourhood Concept Plan in May 2020. This week, council approved acquisition of a 9.3-acre site in the 17800-block of 24 Avenue for parkland use. (City of Surrey image)

Surrey buys 9.3-acre site for Redwood Heights parkland

Purchase will protect significant biodiversity corridor: mayor

Surrey council gave the nod to the Redwood Heights Neighbourhood Concept Plan in May 2020. This week, council approved acquisition of a 9.3-acre site in the 17800-block of 24 Avenue for parkland use. (City of Surrey image)
A Walk for Peace, to mark International Women’s Day, is set for noon till 1 p.m. today (March 8, 2022) at White Rock’s Memorial Park. (File photo)

‘Walk for Peace’ planned today at White Rock’s Memorial Park

Event set for noon till 1 p.m. to mark International Women’s Day

A Walk for Peace, to mark International Women’s Day, is set for noon till 1 p.m. today (March 8, 2022) at White Rock’s Memorial Park. (File photo)
Semiahmoo Secondary students claimed a provincial title Saturday (March 5, 2022) at the UBC Physics Olympics, held virtually. (Tracy Holmes file photo)
Semiahmoo Secondary students claimed a provincial title Saturday (March 5, 2022) at the UBC Physics Olympics, held virtually. (Tracy Holmes file photo)
Police responded to White Rock’s Five Corners district on Feb. 19, 2020 following an assault. (File photo)

15-month sentence for senior convicted in White Rock manslaughter case

Probation of 18 months also imposed on Ross Banner

Police responded to White Rock’s Five Corners district on Feb. 19, 2020 following an assault. (File photo)