City of White Rock

White Rock’s Pier glows with pride this week, lit up with rainbow lights to celebrate Pride Week. (City of White Rock photo)

PHOTO: White Rock Pier glows with Pride

Rainbow colours to light up the waterfront through July 26, Pride Ride rolls out Friday

 

White Rock’s Marine Drive will revert back to a two-way street on Aug. 12, the city announced. (Nick Greenizan photo)

Two-way traffic to return to White Rock’s Marine Drive Aug. 12

City council voted last week to end waterfront one-way project

 

White Rock Pride Society president Ernie Klassen at the Pride flag raising at White Rock City Hall on July 16, 2021. (Elisabeth Leach photo)

PHOTOS: Flag-raising launches Pride Week in White Rock

Events held at city’s civic hall and police detachment on July 16

 

The Canadian Forces’ Snowbirds delighted those along the White Rock waterfront Friday afternoon, flying over Semiahmoo Bay not once, but twice, as part of a tour of several Lower Mainland communities. (Nick Greenizan photo)

PHOTOS: Canadian Snowbirds soar over Semiahmoo Peninsula

Fly-over part of a Lower Mainland-wide salute called Operation Inspiration

The Canadian Forces’ Snowbirds delighted those along the White Rock waterfront Friday afternoon, flying over Semiahmoo Bay not once, but twice, as part of a tour of several Lower Mainland communities. (Nick Greenizan photo)
The Canadian Forces’ Snowbirds pose for a photo after arriving in Vancouver on July 15, 2021. (Contributed photo)

Snowbirds to fly over White Rock this afternoon

Late Capt. Jennifer Casey ‘definitely shining a light on this’

The Canadian Forces’ Snowbirds pose for a photo after arriving in Vancouver on July 15, 2021. (Contributed photo)
The north lane of White Rock’s Marine Drive, closed to westbound traffic since June 7 to provide more patio space for waterfront restaurants, is to reopen by Aug. 7 following a July 12 council vote. (File photo)

UPDATE: White Rock council votes to revert Marine Drive to two-way traffic

Motion, passed on 4-3 vote, to take effect no earlier than Aug. 7

The north lane of White Rock’s Marine Drive, closed to westbound traffic since June 7 to provide more patio space for waterfront restaurants, is to reopen by Aug. 7 following a July 12 council vote. (File photo)
Uli’s Restaurant spent about $10,000 on building a patio space for diners along White Rock’s Marine Drive. (Aaron Hinks file photo)

White Rock waterfront businesses petition to keep one-way traffic on Marine

Council to hear from West Beach owners during special meeting July 12

Uli’s Restaurant spent about $10,000 on building a patio space for diners along White Rock’s Marine Drive. (Aaron Hinks file photo)
The last time the Snowbirds performed in White Rock was Aug. 16, 2017. (Canadian Forces Snowbirds photo)

PHOTOS: Snowbirds to dip wings over White Rock in upcoming fly-by visit

July 16 flight – two days earlier than planned – still a fundraiser for CH.I.L.D. Foundation

The last time the Snowbirds performed in White Rock was Aug. 16, 2017. (Canadian Forces Snowbirds photo)
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)
White Rock council heard Monday that a majority of East Beach businesses have been negatively impacted by the one-way lane closure. (File photo)

White Rock’s Marine Drive one-way decision delayed until July 12

Council, after thumbs down from East Beach businesses, wants to hear from West side

White Rock council heard Monday that a majority of East Beach businesses have been negatively impacted by the one-way lane closure. (File photo)
White Rock City Hall (Peace Arch News photo)

White Rock to reopen city buildings to public

Doors open July 19, masks no longer mandatory indoors

White Rock City Hall (Peace Arch News photo)
White Rock council has acted to make changes in the the water rate structure to more accurately reflect consumption by classes of users – and also encourage water conservation. (Unsplash photo)

New White Rock water rate structure could mean increase in some bills

Phased-in consumption-based approach seeks to avoid extreme impacts, encourage conservation

White Rock council has acted to make changes in the the water rate structure to more accurately reflect consumption by classes of users – and also encourage water conservation. (Unsplash photo)
Maternity patients are being asking to avoid Peace Arch Hospital July 8-19 if they need labour and delivery services. (Tracy Holmes photo)

White Rock’s Peace Arch Hospital to divert maternity patients

Health authority says temporary measure is in response to ‘gap in pediatric coverage’ July 8-19

Maternity patients are being asking to avoid Peace Arch Hospital July 8-19 if they need labour and delivery services. (Tracy Holmes photo)
A White Rock Fire Department foam truck is parked overlooking Takysie Lake, which is blanketed by smoke during the 2018 wildfire.(Contributed file photo)

Surrey, White Rock fire crews ‘ready’ to help with B.C. wildfires

With nearly 200 wildfires burning, call for help ‘could come at any time’

A White Rock Fire Department foam truck is parked overlooking Takysie Lake, which is blanketed by smoke during the 2018 wildfire.(Contributed file photo)
White Rock pickleball player Debbie Lawrance - who appeared before council June 14 to ask for a dedicated pickleball court in Centennial Park - is seen on the court in Nottingham, England, where she competed at the English Open in 2019. (Contributed photo)

Pickleball granted a dedicated court at White Rock’s Centennial Park

Council decision stipulates a six-month trial period for popular sport

White Rock pickleball player Debbie Lawrance - who appeared before council June 14 to ask for a dedicated pickleball court in Centennial Park - is seen on the court in Nottingham, England, where she competed at the English Open in 2019. (Contributed photo)
White Rock’s Marine Drive was turned into a one-way route June 7. (Aaron Hinks photo)

White Rock’s one-way Marine Drive project could soon be nixed

Province says restaurants are allowed to return to full indoor capacity come July 1

White Rock’s Marine Drive was turned into a one-way route June 7. (Aaron Hinks photo)
A boater cruises past a paddleboarder at Crescent Beach Monday. (Aaron Hinks photo)

PHOTOS: Heat records shattered in White Rock as B.C. bakes

City recorded high of 38.5 C on Monday

A boater cruises past a paddleboarder at Crescent Beach Monday. (Aaron Hinks photo)
Kelly Breaks and Juanita Vander Zalm of Blue Frog Studios received a $5,000 break on their city property taxes after a late adjustment to their assessment. Alex Browne photo

50 per cent tax hike had White Rock’s Blue Frog studio jumping into action

BC Assessment error helped boost bill by thousands of dollars, owners say

Kelly Breaks and Juanita Vander Zalm of Blue Frog Studios received a $5,000 break on their city property taxes after a late adjustment to their assessment. Alex Browne photo
The City of White Rock’s Virtual Canada Day celebrations kick off at 1 p.m. Thursday (July 1). (Gord Goble file photo)

White Rock encourages residents to wear orange on July 1

Canada Day tribute ‘to honour lives lost,’ says mayor

The City of White Rock’s Virtual Canada Day celebrations kick off at 1 p.m. Thursday (July 1). (Gord Goble file photo)
Customers line up to order fish and chips from Moby Dick Restaurant Wednesday (June 23) afternoon. (Aaron Hinks photo)

Moby Dick fish-and-chip shop owner says one-way Marine Drive has ‘killed’ foot traffic

‘There’s no people’ – Yuriy Makogonsky says revenue from take-out down 50 per cent

Customers line up to order fish and chips from Moby Dick Restaurant Wednesday (June 23) afternoon. (Aaron Hinks photo)