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On June 11, the Self-Advocates of Semiahmoo will host their first in-person, used-clothing sale since 2019. (Contributed photo)

Used-clothing sale to support South Surrey self-advocates

June 11 event to be held at Semiahmoo House Society

 

Reba McEntire poses with Brent Gray, Mati Arsoniadis, Ashlynne Riddoch at the Washington Avenue Grill Monday (May 23, 2022). (Contributed photo)

Country-music superstar Reba visits White Rock’s Washington Avenue Grill

Reba McEntire was ‘a pleasure to serve’

 

Cpl. Don Birch and Julia Everett pose with “Sgt. Shawn” – sporting a Red Serge uniform adapted to size by Shawna Fidler – to promote the White Rock RCMP detachment’s 2017 open house. This year, it is set to take place on June 11, 2022. (Tracy Holmes file photo)

White Rock police, fire crews host open house

Family event planned for June 11

 

The Lower Mainland Green Team, joined by more than two dozen community volunteers, removed six cubic metres from White Rock’s West Beach on May 14, 2022. (Contributed photo)

‘Noticeable reduction’ to invasive species on White Rock’s West Beach

Green Team program manager lauds results of hard work, community support

The Lower Mainland Green Team, joined by more than two dozen community volunteers, removed six cubic metres from White Rock’s West Beach on May 14, 2022. (Contributed photo)
Members of the Lower Mainland Green Team will be tackling invasive Himalayan blackberry on White Rock’s West Beach this weekend. (Contributed photo)

Green Team returning to tackle invasive plants on White Rock’s waterfront

Community invited to pitch in to removal of Himalayan blackberry

Members of the Lower Mainland Green Team will be tackling invasive Himalayan blackberry on White Rock’s West Beach this weekend. (Contributed photo)
Frontline worker ‘superheroes’ are the focus of an upcoming fundraiser organized by South Surrey and White Rock students. (pahf.ca photo)
Frontline worker ‘superheroes’ are the focus of an upcoming fundraiser organized by South Surrey and White Rock students. (pahf.ca photo)
North Vancouver community members and Ukrainian-Canadians gathered May 1 to offer up their thoughts to those stuck in Ukraine. (Jane Skrypnek/Black Press Media)

VIDEO: North Vancouver community gathers in solidarity with Ukraine

Gathering, speaking out vital to ensuring Ukrainians aren’t forgotten, says speaker

North Vancouver community members and Ukrainian-Canadians gathered May 1 to offer up their thoughts to those stuck in Ukraine. (Jane Skrypnek/Black Press Media)
Though last year’s event was held at individual homes, this year, White Rock Baptist Church’s easter egg hunt will be held at the church itself. The event is planned for Saturday, April 16. (Contributed photo)

Easter egg hunt planned for White Rock Baptist Church

Free, family-friendly event to be held Saturday, from 10 a.m. until noon

Though last year’s event was held at individual homes, this year, White Rock Baptist Church’s easter egg hunt will be held at the church itself. The event is planned for Saturday, April 16. (Contributed photo)
The 2nd Annual Diaper Drive, aiming to collect 100,000 diapers for families in need, is set for April 30 in South Surrey. (Contributed photo)

Diaper drive returning to South Surrey

Coldwell Banker Marquise Realty aiming to collect 100,000 diapers for Sources, Options

The 2nd Annual Diaper Drive, aiming to collect 100,000 diapers for families in need, is set for April 30 in South Surrey. (Contributed photo)
Sixty years after the founding of the B.C. Chicken Marketing Board, 308 broiler chicken growers are registered in B.C., contributing 14,353 total jobs and $1.1 billion to Canada’s GDP.

BC Chicken marks 60 years with a delicious new contest

Enter your best BC chicken recipe for your chance to win!

  • Jan 31, 2022
Sixty years after the founding of the B.C. Chicken Marketing Board, 308 broiler chicken growers are registered in B.C., contributing 14,353 total jobs and $1.1 billion to Canada’s GDP.
White Rock Baptist Church hosted an event Nov. 20 to try and piece together Ravensburger’s ‘Memorable Disney Moments’ puzzle. (Contributed photo)

PHOTOS: Disney-puzzle challenge draws 150 to White Rock Baptist Church

Massive puzzle unfinished, but event a success regardless: organizer

White Rock Baptist Church hosted an event Nov. 20 to try and piece together Ravensburger’s ‘Memorable Disney Moments’ puzzle. (Contributed photo)
Volunteers pack Christmas food hampers for needy families the Alice McKay Building in 2020. Last year the Cloverdale Community Kitchen’s annual hamper program served around 500 families and this year organizers expect that number to climb to more than 600 families. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Community Kitchen finds much needed warehouse space

Roller Derby team gives up building rental to help Christmas Hamper Program

Volunteers pack Christmas food hampers for needy families the Alice McKay Building in 2020. Last year the Cloverdale Community Kitchen’s annual hamper program served around 500 families and this year organizers expect that number to climb to more than 600 families. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Langley resident Thomas Cooper, shown here with wife Vanessa and sons Carter, six, and Kendrick, 1one, has gone public with an appeal for a kidney donor after learning he may have to wait as much as eight years for a transplant. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley dad goes public with appeal for kidney donor

Thomas Cooper has been told he may have to wait as long as eight years

Langley resident Thomas Cooper, shown here with wife Vanessa and sons Carter, six, and Kendrick, 1one, has gone public with an appeal for a kidney donor after learning he may have to wait as much as eight years for a transplant. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
The Downtown Surrey Business Improvement Association had its third “Surrey Voices” event at Holland Park on Wednesday (Aug. 11, 2021). This week’s featured Japanese art, dancing and music with performances by the classical Japanese dance group Satsuki-kai. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

Japanese Voices: Downtown Surrey BIA hosts music, dancing event

Third and final ‘Surrey Voices’ event of the summer

The Downtown Surrey Business Improvement Association had its third “Surrey Voices” event at Holland Park on Wednesday (Aug. 11, 2021). This week’s featured Japanese art, dancing and music with performances by the classical Japanese dance group Satsuki-kai. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
Children from Penelakut led the march up Oak Street toward Waterwheel Park. (Cole Schisler photo)

More than 1,500 march in support of Penelakut First Nation after unmarked graves found

Large crowd supports families with children who never came home from residential schools

Children from Penelakut led the march up Oak Street toward Waterwheel Park. (Cole Schisler photo)
Kelowna residents and businesses are taking part in the #hangahighvisoutside trend to honour victims of a deadly downtown crane collapse on Monday, July 12. (Liseanne Doiron/facebook)

PHOTOS: High-vis vests displayed to honour 5 killed in Kelowna crane collapse

Locals are posting photos to social media under the hashtag #hangahighvisoutside

Kelowna residents and businesses are taking part in the #hangahighvisoutside trend to honour victims of a deadly downtown crane collapse on Monday, July 12. (Liseanne Doiron/facebook)