Pitt Meadows

Fraser the Sandhill Crane getting some care for his broken leg. (Special to The News)

Sandhill crane hit by golf ball released back into the wild in Pitt Meadows

The ‘threatened’ bird was captured and operated on after his leg was fractured by an errant ball

 

Sav Dhaliwal, Chair, Metro Vancouver Board of Directors. (Neil Corbett/The News)

Metro announces 56 hectares of new park land in Pitt Meadows

Plans to ‘create a vast and stunning park complex’

 

Nov. 1 is the 25th anniversary of the West Coast Express. (Special to The News)

West Coast Express has been running for 25 years

Commuter rail service marks silver anniversary this Sunday

 

Fraser Health is promoting that everyone get a flu shot, which are now available.

Flu shots more important during pandemic

Symptoms of flu and COVID-19 overlap, and so do precautions

Fraser Health is promoting that everyone get a flu shot, which are now available.
“Here’s some of the Krabol family drinking Krabol beer, which they reportedly “very much enjoyed,” said Hans Krabol (right). To the left of him is his son, Gunner, his daughter, Nina, her husband, Trond-Magne, and their children Oda and Havard. (Foamers’ Folly/Special to The News)

Norwegian man connects with B.C. brewery creating beer in ancestor’s honour

Captain Hans Krabol descendent reached out to Maple Ridge brewer after learning beer bears his name

  • Oct 12, 2020
“Here’s some of the Krabol family drinking Krabol beer, which they reportedly “very much enjoyed,” said Hans Krabol (right). To the left of him is his son, Gunner, his daughter, Nina, her husband, Trond-Magne, and their children Oda and Havard. (Foamers’ Folly/Special to The News)
BC Liberal Leader Andrew Wilkinson flanked by Liberal candidates Chelsa Meadus (left) for Maple Ridge-Mission and Cheryl Ashlie for Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows. (Neil Corbett/The News)

Wilkinson says a Liberal government would end ICBC monopoly

Announcement made in key battleground riding of Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows Tuesday morning

BC Liberal Leader Andrew Wilkinson flanked by Liberal candidates Chelsa Meadus (left) for Maple Ridge-Mission and Cheryl Ashlie for Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows. (Neil Corbett/The News)
BC Liberal Leader Andrew Wilkinson during a campaign stop in Pitt Meadows Thursday afternoon with Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows candidate Cheryl Ashlie. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)

BC Liberal Leader talks drug addiction in the Lower Mainland

Drug addiction and public safety a top priority says Andrew Wilkinson

BC Liberal Leader Andrew Wilkinson during a campaign stop in Pitt Meadows Thursday afternoon with Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows candidate Cheryl Ashlie. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)
Ridge Meadows and Coquitlam RCMP conducted a joint investigation into child pornography offences. (Black Press file)

Maple Ridge man, PoCo woman facing child porn charges

Alleged offences took place in Maple Ridge in December 2019

Ridge Meadows and Coquitlam RCMP conducted a joint investigation into child pornography offences. (Black Press file)
RCMP pulled a body from the Pitt River Wednesday afternoon. It’s possible it’s a 25-year-old who went missing after a boating accident back in March. Police could not offer any comment on identity yet. (CarolAnn Hoo/Special to The News)

Unidentified body found floating in Pitt River

Mounties confirm it was a man who had been in the water some time

RCMP pulled a body from the Pitt River Wednesday afternoon. It’s possible it’s a 25-year-old who went missing after a boating accident back in March. Police could not offer any comment on identity yet. (CarolAnn Hoo/Special to The News)
Rob and Traci MacLean pose with their daughters at the ALS walk at Merkely Park in Maple Ridge Saturday, June 20. (Special to THE NEWS)

Patients celebrate B.C.’s ALS drug approval, but say more needs to be done

Patients, like Pitt Meadows’ Rob MacLean, still looking for better care from province

Rob and Traci MacLean pose with their daughters at the ALS walk at Merkely Park in Maple Ridge Saturday, June 20. (Special to THE NEWS)
Lucas Yao and his mom, Cindy, sitting at the family’s grand piano. (Ronan O’Doherty/ THE NEWS)

Pitt Meadows piano prodigy memorizes Pi

Lucas Yao, 5, has memorized the mathematical constant to 500 places, and has played at Carnegie Hall

Lucas Yao and his mom, Cindy, sitting at the family’s grand piano. (Ronan O’Doherty/ THE NEWS)
Ridge Meadows RCMP responded to a report of a collision on Old Dewdney Trunk Road between Harris Road and 203rd Street around 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020. (The News file)

Four sent to hospital after Pitt Meadows crash

Collision occurred on Old Dewdney Trunk Road between Harris Road and 203rd Street

Ridge Meadows RCMP responded to a report of a collision on Old Dewdney Trunk Road between Harris Road and 203rd Street around 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020. (The News file)
Chris Ellis’ family and friends gave his home a makeover while the former RCMP officer was away getting treatment for PTSD. (Submitted)

Friends do ‘amazing’ home makeover for retired police officer

Pitt Meadows RCMP veteran was away getting treatment for PTSD

Chris Ellis’ family and friends gave his home a makeover while the former RCMP officer was away getting treatment for PTSD. (Submitted)
Frédérique Gagnon holds baby Loki shortly after giving birth to him on her in-law’s driveway in Port Coquitlam. (Contributed photo)

Lower Mainland woman gives birth on in-laws’ driveway

Frédérique Gagnon new son is appropriately named after Norse trickster god

Frédérique Gagnon holds baby Loki shortly after giving birth to him on her in-law’s driveway in Port Coquitlam. (Contributed photo)
Heart recipient Carrie Yung embraces organ donor’s mother, Marie Doherty, when they first meet after 17 years of correspondence. (BC Transplant photo)

VIDEO: B.C. transplant recipient meets family of late donor after 17 years

Darcy Doherty’s mom, Marie and, brother Daryl, met heart transplant recipient Carrie Jung in Feb

  • Jul 29, 2020
Heart recipient Carrie Yung embraces organ donor’s mother, Marie Doherty, when they first meet after 17 years of correspondence. (BC Transplant photo)
Erissa Yong-Wilson, 66, died after a plane crash at Stave Lake on Monday, July 27.                                (Facebook)

UPDATE: Woman killed in Mission plane crash identified as popular Pitt Meadows pilot

Erissa Yong-Wilson, 66, died after a plane crash at Stave Lake

Erissa Yong-Wilson, 66, died after a plane crash at Stave Lake on Monday, July 27.                                (Facebook)
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Police nab three impaired drivers in one night in Maple Ridge

Ridge Meadows RCMP served 80 impaired driving infractions in June

  • Jul 10, 2020
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Another ridesharing company has expanded to include service in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows. (Lyft/Special to The News)

Mayors welcome rideshare expansion to eastern Lower Mainland

As of Thursday, Lyft is now offering service throughout Metro Vancouver

  • Jul 9, 2020
Another ridesharing company has expanded to include service in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows. (Lyft/Special to The News)
Libby was an 11-month-old shepherd- lab-rottweiler mix. Contributed photo

Lower Mainland woman says llama farming neighbour shot her 11-month-old pup

Young dog was on owner’s Maple Ridge property when it was killed on June 21

Libby was an 11-month-old shepherd- lab-rottweiler mix. Contributed photo
Jassi Sidhu was killed in India in 2000. (THE NEWS/files)
Jassi Sidhu was killed in India in 2000. (THE NEWS/files)