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Stan Fryer, recently honoured with a lifetime membership in the White Rock Hospice Society, at age 95 has no plans to slow down his incredibly active schedule anytime soon. George Garrett photo

White Rock volunteer honoured for his dedicated support to hospice

Stan Fryer unflaggingly energetic at age 95

The concept plan for park “58B” in Clayton is seen in this image from the City of Surrey. The city notes 72 Avenue will be widened at some point in the future. (Screenshot via City of Surrey)
The concept plan for park “58B” in Clayton is seen in this image from the City of Surrey. The city notes 72 Avenue will be widened at some point in the future. (Screenshot via City of Surrey)
Surrey resident Ryker Slaney, 7, with “Captain Starlight” aboard a Rocky Mountaineer train during a recent trip hosted by Starlight Children’s Foundation. (submitted photo)

‘Special’ train trip for Surrey boy living with kidney failure and isolated by pandemic

Journey through the Rockies was ‘something we didn’t think we would get to do because we are stuck at home so often,’ mom says

Surrey resident Ryker Slaney, 7, with “Captain Starlight” aboard a Rocky Mountaineer train during a recent trip hosted by Starlight Children’s Foundation. (submitted photo)
Brewery owners Stephen Gregorig (left) and Jamie Overgaard recently won a silver-medal for their English-style IPA Orion 1-1. Their taproom, Smugglers Trail Caskworks, opened in Port Kells one year ago. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Port Kells brewery wins silver medal at national Canadian beer awards

Local brewer and Tweedsmuir teacher ‘blown away’ with win

Brewery owners Stephen Gregorig (left) and Jamie Overgaard recently won a silver-medal for their English-style IPA Orion 1-1. Their taproom, Smugglers Trail Caskworks, opened in Port Kells one year ago. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
An Urban Safari Rescue Society volunteer gets into the appropriate spirit with a scaly friend at the society’s Halloween photo booth. (Contributed photo)

Creepy crawly pictures to raise funds for South Surrey society

Urban Safari offers Halloween photo booth with live animal models

An Urban Safari Rescue Society volunteer gets into the appropriate spirit with a scaly friend at the society’s Halloween photo booth. (Contributed photo)
Richard Tichelman sings a cover of Starship’s hit song “We Built This City” during an online broadcast of Surrey Arts & Business Awards on Tuesday, Oct. 12. (YouTube image)

Surrey Arts & Business Awards for Ero, Johal, Randhawa and Fraser Valley Musical Theatre

Broadcaster Keri Adams returned to emcee the event, online for a second year

Richard Tichelman sings a cover of Starship’s hit song “We Built This City” during an online broadcast of Surrey Arts & Business Awards on Tuesday, Oct. 12. (YouTube image)
Former Laronde Elementary students (left to right) Sophie O’Brien, Maysen Apelocruz, Carys Hunka, Julia Les, Andie Anderson, Jordan Ackerman and Katie Scarth came to the Feed My City booth in uptown White Rock Monday to donate to the program, but stayed around to hand out lunches. (George Garrett photo)

Donations give White Rock Rotary meal program a boost

Students Thanksgiving Day contribution adds to fundraising

Former Laronde Elementary students (left to right) Sophie O’Brien, Maysen Apelocruz, Carys Hunka, Julia Les, Andie Anderson, Jordan Ackerman and Katie Scarth came to the Feed My City booth in uptown White Rock Monday to donate to the program, but stayed around to hand out lunches. (George Garrett photo)
Walker, 10-month-old, and mom Katey Kloepper, from Calgary, were among the visitors to Art’s Nursery scarecrow stroll and fundraiser, which is on till Oct. 31 at 8940 192nd St. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Scarecrow stroll returns to Art’s Nursery

Charitable fundraiser offers build your-own scarecrow kits

Walker, 10-month-old, and mom Katey Kloepper, from Calgary, were among the visitors to Art’s Nursery scarecrow stroll and fundraiser, which is on till Oct. 31 at 8940 192nd St. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
South Surrey package, valued at more than $3 million, features a 3,765 sq.-ft. home located at 12735 Ocean Cliff Dr. (Contributed photo)
South Surrey package, valued at more than $3 million, features a 3,765 sq.-ft. home located at 12735 Ocean Cliff Dr. (Contributed photo)
Joshua Sloan, 27, is raising funds for the Canadian Cancer Society in honour of his good friend and former teacher and running partner, Debbie Kovacs. She died from cancer in 2015. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

Surrey resident runs in honour of former teacher, running partner

Joshua Sloan had the Surrey firefighters join him for a run to Bear Creek Park from Simon Cunningham Elementary

Joshua Sloan, 27, is raising funds for the Canadian Cancer Society in honour of his good friend and former teacher and running partner, Debbie Kovacs. She died from cancer in 2015. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
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)
Josh Waters and his one-year-old English Staffy cross, Rocky. (Twila Amato/Black Press Media)

COVID, heartbreak among speedbumps in Australian’s road to residency in Kelowna

Josh Waters shares his experience in the hopes to help others like him

Josh Waters and his one-year-old English Staffy cross, Rocky. (Twila Amato/Black Press Media)
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For 50+ adults, Surrey’s fall ‘TALK’ subjects focus on policing, artist Monet and more

The courses are ‘ideal’ for retirees who want to continue learning

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Kuldip Rai arranges a pumpkin in a new Thanksgiving-themed picture area at the Cloverdale Country Market. The market is encouraging people to come down, snap some pics, and share them on social media. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Kuldip Rai arranges a pumpkin in a new Thanksgiving-themed picture area at the Cloverdale Country Market. The market is encouraging people to come down, snap some pics, and share them on social media. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
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THINK GREEN: Forest fires are natural but B.C.’s are burning at an unsustainable rate

Forest fire CO2 emissions quadrupled between 2003 and 2017

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Wearing smiley-face masks, party guests celebrate the 111th birthday of JaHyung Lee (seated) at his Surrey-area retirement home on Sept. 23. (Photo: facebook.com/amenidahomecare)

In Surrey, Canada’s oldest man celebrates 111th birthday with words of advice for party-goers

‘Exercise daily, smile often, surround yourself with good people, practice your faith,’ says JaHyung Lee

Wearing smiley-face masks, party guests celebrate the 111th birthday of JaHyung Lee (seated) at his Surrey-area retirement home on Sept. 23. (Photo: facebook.com/amenidahomecare)
Tai Brown stops to take a selfie with some customers at Tommie’s Jerk. Brown’s restaurant has been nominated for a Clovie award in the “Small Business Hospitality” category. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Cloverdale Chamber names 2021 Clovie Award nominees

Prestigious business awards to be handed out Nov. 17 at Northview Golf and Country Club

Tai Brown stops to take a selfie with some customers at Tommie’s Jerk. Brown’s restaurant has been nominated for a Clovie award in the “Small Business Hospitality” category. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Peace Arch Hospital Auxiliary Society hosted its Trunk Treasures Sale & Family Event on Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021. (Janet Soucy photo)
Peace Arch Hospital Auxiliary Society hosted its Trunk Treasures Sale & Family Event on Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021. (Janet Soucy photo)