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While the number of houses decorated for Halloween seem to be down compared to previous years, some homeowners kept the tradition alive, sort of. In South Surrey’s Summerfield neighbourhood, a skeleton horse and buggy are the showcase displays. The decorations include levitating candles, tomb stones, and skeleton dogs. (Aaron Hinks photo)

Trick-or-treat: Halloween spirit evident in South Surrey home

Skeleton horse-drawn carriage feature of Summerfield bone yard

While the number of houses decorated for Halloween seem to be down compared to previous years, some homeowners kept the tradition alive, sort of. In South Surrey’s Summerfield neighbourhood, a skeleton horse and buggy are the showcase displays. The decorations include levitating candles, tomb stones, and skeleton dogs. (Aaron Hinks photo)
Vancouver Police were at a White Rock home Oct. 20 to conduct a search warrant. (Aaron Hinks photo)

ERT response to White Rock home connected to homicide: police

Search underway in the 15800-block of Prospect Crescent

Vancouver Police were at a White Rock home Oct. 20 to conduct a search warrant. (Aaron Hinks photo)
A paraglider cruises over farmland in South Surrey, near 8 Avenue and Highway 15, Monday afternoon. (Aaron Hinks photo)

PHOTOS: A paramotor ride over South Surrey

Rider enjoys a cruise above the treetops on a fine autumn day

A paraglider cruises over farmland in South Surrey, near 8 Avenue and Highway 15, Monday afternoon. (Aaron Hinks photo)
The White Rock Titans junior bantam team hosted the South Delta Rams at South Surrey Athletic Park on Sunday afternoon. (Aaron Hinks photo)

First week of minor football goes ‘very well’ for White Rock-South Surrey Titans

Youth teams hit Lower Mainland fields with new COVID-19 protocols in place

The White Rock Titans junior bantam team hosted the South Delta Rams at South Surrey Athletic Park on Sunday afternoon. (Aaron Hinks photo)
Karin Fulcher holds her kittens Pinot and Grigio during a small physically-distanced outdoor service and pet blessing ceremony to mark St. Francis Day, at St John’s Shaughnessy Anglican Church in Vancouver, on Sunday, October 4, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

PHOTOS: B.C. priests host drive-thru pet blessings to mark St. Francis Day

St. John’s Shaughnessy Church in Vancouver commemorated St. Francis Day

Karin Fulcher holds her kittens Pinot and Grigio during a small physically-distanced outdoor service and pet blessing ceremony to mark St. Francis Day, at St John’s Shaughnessy Anglican Church in Vancouver, on Sunday, October 4, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Surrey RCMP’s Serious Crime Unit is investigating after a 67-year-old man was taken to hospital Saturday morning with apparent gunshot wounds. The incident happened in the 5800-block of 129 Street. (Shane MacKichan photo)

Man, 67, in hospital following early-morning shooting in Surrey

RCMP Serious Crimes Unit working to determine if victim was intended target

Surrey RCMP’s Serious Crime Unit is investigating after a 67-year-old man was taken to hospital Saturday morning with apparent gunshot wounds. The incident happened in the 5800-block of 129 Street. (Shane MacKichan photo)
Lori Schlechtleitner waits as Dave Shorter places a Fukui trap in one of the Blackie Spit salt march channels on Sept. 25. The effort is part of an ongoing project to prevent devastation caused by Invasive European Green Crabs, which have been found in the area as recently as mid-September. (Tracy Holmes photo)

PHOTOS: ‘One of worst’ invasive crustaceans found on South Surrey shoreline

Management of European Green Crab a long-term project: biologist

Lori Schlechtleitner waits as Dave Shorter places a Fukui trap in one of the Blackie Spit salt march channels on Sept. 25. The effort is part of an ongoing project to prevent devastation caused by Invasive European Green Crabs, which have been found in the area as recently as mid-September. (Tracy Holmes photo)
The Murakami Family in Greenwood in BC’s Interior: (MURAKAMI, KIMIKO, RICHARD, MARY, ROSE, VIOLET AND ALICE) (This archival photo is featured in the “Broken Promises” exhibit opening at the NNMCC on Sept. 26, 2020) 2004-005-038. Image courtesy of Salt Spring Island Archives.

PHOTOS: Gallery explores ‘broken promises’ during Japanese Canadian internment in 1940s

‘Broken Promises’ to acknowledge the thousands of Japanese Canadians who faced dispossession

The Murakami Family in Greenwood in BC’s Interior: (MURAKAMI, KIMIKO, RICHARD, MARY, ROSE, VIOLET AND ALICE) (This archival photo is featured in the “Broken Promises” exhibit opening at the NNMCC on Sept. 26, 2020) 2004-005-038. Image courtesy of Salt Spring Island Archives.
Smoke billows from the roof of a townhouse in South Surrey. (Colin Simpson photo)

Fire in South Surrey townhouse complex

Smoke billowing from the roof of a building near 152 Street and King George Blvd

  • Sep 9, 2020
Smoke billows from the roof of a townhouse in South Surrey. (Colin Simpson photo)
Bucketheads – A Star Wars Story is being filmed near the 19000-block of 16 Avenue in South Surrey. (Mychaylo Prystupa photos)

PHOTOS: Bucketheads – A Star Wars Story being filmed in South Surrey

‘Extraordinary’ COVID-19 precautions being taken as film industry restarts

Bucketheads – A Star Wars Story is being filmed near the 19000-block of 16 Avenue in South Surrey. (Mychaylo Prystupa photos)
White crosses adorned with purple ribbon outside White Rock City Hall mark International Overdose Awareness Day Monday. (Nick Greenizan photo)

PHOTOS: Overdose Awareness Day marked in White Rock

Whie crosses adorned city hall lawn; pier lit up purple in honour of overdose victims and families

  • Sep 1, 2020
White crosses adorned with purple ribbon outside White Rock City Hall mark International Overdose Awareness Day Monday. (Nick Greenizan photo)
Carver Ryan Villiers puts finishing touches on the lifelike chainsaw carving of John J. Rambo (played by Sylvester Stallone) before it was installed at Hope’s Memorial Park Aug. 14, 2020. (Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard)

Sylvester Stallone gives shout-out to new Rambo chainsaw carving in Hope, B.C.

Sylvester Stallone, the star behind John J. Rambo, “very proud” of newly installed red cedar work

Carver Ryan Villiers puts finishing touches on the lifelike chainsaw carving of John J. Rambo (played by Sylvester Stallone) before it was installed at Hope’s Memorial Park Aug. 14, 2020. (Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard)
Naden Abenes was laid off from her jobs as a room attendant at the Hyatt Regency in Vancouver when the pandemic hit. She now worries about what will happen when government assistance ends. (Kendra Crighton/News Staff)

Laid-off B.C. hotel workers begin hunger strike demanding job protection

Laid-off workers not sure what they’ll do when government support programs end

Naden Abenes was laid off from her jobs as a room attendant at the Hyatt Regency in Vancouver when the pandemic hit. She now worries about what will happen when government assistance ends. (Kendra Crighton/News Staff)
FILE – Giant panda Da Mao eats bamboo at the Toronto Zoo on Thursday, May 16, 2013. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
FILE – Giant panda Da Mao eats bamboo at the Toronto Zoo on Thursday, May 16, 2013. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
Extensive damage shows at the site of an explosion that hit the seaport of Beirut, Lebanon, Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020. Residents of Beirut stunned, sleepless and stoic emerged Wednesday from the aftermath of a catastrophic explosion searching for missing relatives, bandaging their wounds and retrieving what’s left of their homes. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
Extensive damage shows at the site of an explosion that hit the seaport of Beirut, Lebanon, Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020. Residents of Beirut stunned, sleepless and stoic emerged Wednesday from the aftermath of a catastrophic explosion searching for missing relatives, bandaging their wounds and retrieving what’s left of their homes. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
Hundreds of families gathered at White Rock’s beach for the B.C. Day long weekend. (Aaron Hinks photo)

PHOTOS: B.C. Day long weekend on White Rock beach

Hundreds of families gathered at the beach Sunday

Hundreds of families gathered at White Rock’s beach for the B.C. Day long weekend. (Aaron Hinks photo)
This photo provided by NASA shows from left, astronauts Bob Behnken, Chris Cassidy and Doug Hurley during an interview on the International Space Station on Friday, July 31, 2020. Behnken and Hurley are scheduled to leave the International Space Station in a SpaceX capsule on Saturday and splashdown off the coast of Florida on Sunday. (NASA via AP)

SpaceX capsule and NASA crew make 1st splashdown in 45 years

The astronauts’ ride back to Earth was fast, bumpy and hot, at least on the outside

This photo provided by NASA shows from left, astronauts Bob Behnken, Chris Cassidy and Doug Hurley during an interview on the International Space Station on Friday, July 31, 2020. Behnken and Hurley are scheduled to leave the International Space Station in a SpaceX capsule on Saturday and splashdown off the coast of Florida on Sunday. (NASA via AP)
Premier John Horgan, Langford-Juan de Fuca MLA, took his old bus route around Greater Victoria, handing out masks to BC Transit passengers. (John Horgan/Facebook)

Premier John Horgan offers masks to BC Transit passengers as friendly reminder

Top officials urging residents to keep following COVID-19 guidelines after recent spike in cases

Premier John Horgan, Langford-Juan de Fuca MLA, took his old bus route around Greater Victoria, handing out masks to BC Transit passengers. (John Horgan/Facebook)
Protesters and counter protesters clash in front of the Federal Courthouse in Eugene, Ore. Saturday July 26, 2020. Authorities declared a riot early Sunday in Portland, Oregon, where protesters breached a fence surrounding the city’s federal courthouse where U.S. agents have been stationed. (Chris Pietsch/The Register-Guard via AP)

PHOTOS: Police and protesters clash in violent weekend across the U.S.

Thousands of people gathered for another night of protests over George Floyd’s killing

Protesters and counter protesters clash in front of the Federal Courthouse in Eugene, Ore. Saturday July 26, 2020. Authorities declared a riot early Sunday in Portland, Oregon, where protesters breached a fence surrounding the city’s federal courthouse where U.S. agents have been stationed. (Chris Pietsch/The Register-Guard via AP)
RCMP Sgt. Rick Bidaisee, Jasper Detachment Commander, speaks to the media about three passengers who were killed when a glacier sightseeing bus rolled over at the Columbia Icefields near Jasper, Alta., Sunday, July 19, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

‘It’s still surreal’: Authorities look for cause of deadly Alberta glacier bus crash

The Columbia Icefield is one of the largest non-polar icefields in the world

RCMP Sgt. Rick Bidaisee, Jasper Detachment Commander, speaks to the media about three passengers who were killed when a glacier sightseeing bus rolled over at the Columbia Icefields near Jasper, Alta., Sunday, July 19, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh