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Jack Gardner, a log purchaser and great-grandson of Teal-Jones Group’s company founder. (Screen shot)

Surrey sawmill donating enough lumber to build 50 houses in Lytton, B.C.

Surrey-based Teal-Jones is doing this to help the fire-ravaged village recover

Jack Gardner, a log purchaser and great-grandson of Teal-Jones Group’s company founder. (Screen shot)
Officials with A Rocha Canada’s Brooksdale Environmental Centre say Surrey council’s decision July 12 to move its draft South Campbell Heights plan forward was disappointing, but not surprising. (Tracy Holmes file photo)

UPDATE: Public hearing set for South Campbell Heights plan

River stewards’ petition passes 4,000-signature mark

Officials with A Rocha Canada’s Brooksdale Environmental Centre say Surrey council’s decision July 12 to move its draft South Campbell Heights plan forward was disappointing, but not surprising. (Tracy Holmes file photo)
Surrey RCMP detachment building in Newton. (File photo)

Surrey Mounties seize loaded gun during traffic stop

This happened in the 6500-block of 152nd Street on June 29

Surrey RCMP detachment building in Newton. (File photo)
A view of Surrey City Hall. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)

Surrey looks to select a Good Citizen 2021, honour volunteers

City council approved a corporate report on the subject July 12

A view of Surrey City Hall. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)
The Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre has received over 100 recent scam complaints linked to COVID-19, in an April 2, 2020 story. (File photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)

Surrey RCMP offer tips to protect against fraud

Victims of fraud should report to Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre

The Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre has received over 100 recent scam complaints linked to COVID-19, in an April 2, 2020 story. (File photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
Police arrest suspect after North Delta stabbing. (File photo)

Two people stabbed in North Delta, suspect arrested

‘Targeted’ incident not believed to be related to gang conflict

Police arrest suspect after North Delta stabbing. (File photo)
Andrew Newman assisted with the rescue of three teens Saturday evening. Newman towed the partially submerged Sea-Doo back to shore. (Contributed photo)

3 teens rescued off Crescent Beach

Sea-Doo started to take on water, teens uninjured

Andrew Newman assisted with the rescue of three teens Saturday evening. Newman towed the partially submerged Sea-Doo back to shore. (Contributed photo)
Bryon Andronik was last seen July 10, 2021, at his mother’s residence on the 2800-block of 156 Street. (RCMP handout)

RCMP looking for missing man last seen in South Surrey

Police asking for public’s help in locating Bryon Andronik

Bryon Andronik was last seen July 10, 2021, at his mother’s residence on the 2800-block of 156 Street. (RCMP handout)
Kayla Borkowsky, 22, was diagnosed with a rare and aggressive form of brain cancer. She was given one year to live and her friend has set up a GoFundMe to help with medical expenses. (GoFundMe)

GoFundMe for 22-year-old Chilliwack mom with brain cancer, given 1 year to live

Kayla Borkowsky diagnosed with ‘rare and aggressive’ form of brain cancer

Kayla Borkowsky, 22, was diagnosed with a rare and aggressive form of brain cancer. She was given one year to live and her friend has set up a GoFundMe to help with medical expenses. (GoFundMe)
A panel discussion on reconciliation, diversity and equality, dubbed a ‘Re-tooling’ is set for 6 p.m. at the Spirit Stage in Semiahmoo Park. It begins at 6 p.m. on Monday, July 12. Admission is free but registration is required. (unsplash.com photo)

White Rock ‘Re-tooling’ panel to discuss reconciliation, diversity and equality

Monday night event at Spirit Stage in Semiahmoo Park is free and open to all

A panel discussion on reconciliation, diversity and equality, dubbed a ‘Re-tooling’ is set for 6 p.m. at the Spirit Stage in Semiahmoo Park. It begins at 6 p.m. on Monday, July 12. Admission is free but registration is required. (unsplash.com photo)
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Friday (July 9) that the federal government will give $1.3 billion for the Surrey-Langley SkyTrain expansion project to get it from King George Station to Langley. (Black Press file photo)

Trudeau’s SkyTrain funding good news but city needs much more, Surrey Board of Trade says

CEO Anita Huberman says it’s small step forward after years of neglecting infrastucture

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Friday (July 9) that the federal government will give $1.3 billion for the Surrey-Langley SkyTrain expansion project to get it from King George Station to Langley. (Black Press file photo)
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announces funding July 9 for transit and SkyTrain in Surrey. (Malin Jordan/Black Press Media)

Trudeau pledges $1.3 billion for SkyTrain to Langley

The federal money could see the project finally begin construction

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announces funding July 9 for transit and SkyTrain in Surrey. (Malin Jordan/Black Press Media)
White Rock City Hall (Peace Arch News photo)

White Rock to receive $25,000 in emergency preparedness funding

54 B.C. communities to share more than $1.8 million

White Rock City Hall (Peace Arch News photo)
The Little Brown Myotis is threatened by white-nose syndrome, a bat disease. (Photo by B. Paterson)
The Little Brown Myotis is threatened by white-nose syndrome, a bat disease. (Photo by B. Paterson)
(Black Press Media File Photo)

Surrey police investigating after 23-year-old man arrives at hospital with gunshot wound

Surrey RCMP trying to find out where shooting happened, say victim known to police

(Black Press Media File Photo)
This barn owl, rescued in South Surrey on June 25, 2021, is recovering and will soon be ready for banding and release, officials say. (June Young photo)

PHOTOS: Barn-owl rescue in South Surrey ends with hospital visit for OWL volunteer

June Young says trapped raptor ‘exploded in my face’ during response to a call for help

This barn owl, rescued in South Surrey on June 25, 2021, is recovering and will soon be ready for banding and release, officials say. (June Young photo)
The current riding ring on the site the Township is proposing for a one-mile race track that could replace both Hastings Park and Fraser Downs. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Horse racing track replacing Hastings Park, Fraser Downs considered for Langley

Langley Township is pushing to develop a site at 216th Street and 80th Avenue into a racing complex

The current riding ring on the site the Township is proposing for a one-mile race track that could replace both Hastings Park and Fraser Downs. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
This map illustrates the number of active COVID-19 cases in Greater Vancouver from June 27 to July 3, 2021. (BC Centre for Disease Control image)

Active COVID-19 cases in Delta crept up slightly last week

10 cases for the week of June 27 to July 3, up four from the week previous

This map illustrates the number of active COVID-19 cases in Greater Vancouver from June 27 to July 3, 2021. (BC Centre for Disease Control image)
Surrey provincial courthouse. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)

Surrey dial-a-dope drug trafficker gets house arrest

Donna Jayne Howard pleaded guilty to possessing heroin, fentanyl and cocaine for the purpose of trafficking

Surrey provincial courthouse. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)
Synthetic turf is installed at a field at South Surrey Athletic Park in 2005. Field No. 8 at the park will soon be converted from grass to turf, as well. (File photo)

South Surrey, Newton sports fields to be converted to turf

City of Surrey awards contracts for pair of athletic park projects

Synthetic turf is installed at a field at South Surrey Athletic Park in 2005. Field No. 8 at the park will soon be converted from grass to turf, as well. (File photo)