White Rock

Simie Schtroks, co-director of the Centre for Judaism of the Lower Fraser Valley, with Dreidel Man, at the 2019 Menorah-lighting at Semiahmoo Shopping Centre. This year’s event is to be held in White Rock’s Memorial Park. (Contributed file photo)

Chanukah By-the-Sea set for Sunday in White Rock

Event gets underway at 4 p.m. Dec. 5

 

White Rock Pride Society’s 2021 Coldest Night of the Year team. (Gord Wait photo)

Brrr-ing on 2022 White Rock/South Surrey Coldest Night of the Year

Event set for Feb. 26 on White Rock waterfront

 

(White Rock RCMP Twitter photo)

White Rock police focus on drug, alcohol impairment this holiday season

Additional training ‘equips officers to detect multitude of substances’

 

The Unger family on the White Rock Promenade. From left: Naomi, Randy, Spencer, Sarah and Marcie. (Contributed photo)

Fundraising campaign honours longtime Peace Arch Hospital staffer

‘She just wouldn’t know that she was worthy of something so fantastic’

The Unger family on the White Rock Promenade. From left: Naomi, Randy, Spencer, Sarah and Marcie. (Contributed photo)
Curlers participate in the High Tides bonspiel Sunday afternoon at the Peace Arch Curling Club. (Aaron Hinks photo)

Mulligan team wins all-Peace Arch final at High Tides curling bonspiel

White Rock event held over weekend at Peace Arch Curling Centre

Curlers participate in the High Tides bonspiel Sunday afternoon at the Peace Arch Curling Club. (Aaron Hinks photo)
Viviane Müller (right) accepts the Peace Arch Hospital Foundation’s Philanthropy Award of Distinction on behalf pf PARC Retirement Living, joined by foundation vice-chair Grant Turnbull (centre) and Tony Baena, PARC president and CEO. (Peace Arch Hospital Foundation photo)

$1.2M donation celebrated by Peace Arch Hospital Foundation

PARC gift recognized with philanthropy award

Viviane Müller (right) accepts the Peace Arch Hospital Foundation’s Philanthropy Award of Distinction on behalf pf PARC Retirement Living, joined by foundation vice-chair Grant Turnbull (centre) and Tony Baena, PARC president and CEO. (Peace Arch Hospital Foundation photo)
A business on the 1400-block of Stayte Road had to fix its front door Tuesday after an attempted break-and-enter. (Aaron Hinks photo)

Tipped off to suspicious activity, White Rock RCMP stop series of break-and-enters

Police seeking video footage, information with suspects still at large

A business on the 1400-block of Stayte Road had to fix its front door Tuesday after an attempted break-and-enter. (Aaron Hinks photo)
The South Surrey/White Rock volunteer team for the 2019 blanket drive included Cody Lew, Michelle Perreault-Lew, Lorraine Cauley, Evon Mayer, Rebecca Rea, Summer Skarich and Craig Mitchell. (Contributed file photo)
The South Surrey/White Rock volunteer team for the 2019 blanket drive included Cody Lew, Michelle Perreault-Lew, Lorraine Cauley, Evon Mayer, Rebecca Rea, Summer Skarich and Craig Mitchell. (Contributed file photo)
Traci Farden (far right) at an ’80s-themed cruise ship party. Farden is among organizers of an upcoming ’80s-themed fundraiser to benefit Canadian Mental Health Association-BC Division. (Contributed photo)

South Surrey-White Rock moms spearhead ’80s-themed fundraiser for mental health

Feb. 5 party hopes to raise funds, ‘encourage discussion’

Traci Farden (far right) at an ’80s-themed cruise ship party. Farden is among organizers of an upcoming ’80s-themed fundraiser to benefit Canadian Mental Health Association-BC Division. (Contributed photo)
South Surrey-White Rock Conservative MP Kerry-Lynne Findlay has been named Shadow Minister of National Defence. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

South Surrey-White Rock MP welcomes shadow minister role

National Defence is familiar territory for Kerry-Lynne Findlay

South Surrey-White Rock Conservative MP Kerry-Lynne Findlay has been named Shadow Minister of National Defence. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
First Canadian Paratroop Battalion veteran George Siggs as he appears in 2021, as a resident of White Rock Seniors Village. Alex Browne photo

White Rock Second World War veteran recounts harrowing and humorous experiences

George Siggs still has intense memories of serving as a paratrooper Europe

First Canadian Paratroop Battalion veteran George Siggs as he appears in 2021, as a resident of White Rock Seniors Village. Alex Browne photo
June Young shows a couple of the toques she has crocheted for donation this year. (Contributed photo)

Rosy look to White Rock senior’s ‘Hats for Homeless’ project

June Young has crocheted and donated nearly 500 toques and scarves this year

June Young shows a couple of the toques she has crocheted for donation this year. (Contributed photo)
Legendary Vancouver-based blues and jazz guitarist and vocalist Jim Byrnes will play in person and online pay-per-view shows Nov. 24, 25 and 26 at White Rock’s Blue Frog Studios. (Contributed photo)

Legendary bluesman Jim Byrnes returns to White Rock

Live show at Blue Frog Studio set for special broadcast in New Zealand

Legendary Vancouver-based blues and jazz guitarist and vocalist Jim Byrnes will play in person and online pay-per-view shows Nov. 24, 25 and 26 at White Rock’s Blue Frog Studios. (Contributed photo)
A trio of White Rock businesses were targeted by a fraudster Thursday, Nov. 4, 2021. (White Rock RCMP Twitter photo)

Fraudster targets trio of White Rock businesses

‘Very large amount of refunds’ processed on stolen credit-card terminal

A trio of White Rock businesses were targeted by a fraudster Thursday, Nov. 4, 2021. (White Rock RCMP Twitter photo)
A rainbow ribbon attached to a wreath at the White Rock Cenotaph last year. (Contributed photo)

White Rock Pride Society to honour LGBTQ+ vets on Remembrance Day

President Ernie Klassen said not enough attention is being given to LGBTQ+ war heroes

A rainbow ribbon attached to a wreath at the White Rock Cenotaph last year. (Contributed photo)
A man works to remove a sailboat that ran aground on White Rock’s East Beach Monday evening. (Robert Melynchuk photo)

Damaged sailboat removed from White Rock beach

Boat appears to be looted, vandalized

A man works to remove a sailboat that ran aground on White Rock’s East Beach Monday evening. (Robert Melynchuk photo)
White Rock Whalers' Matthew Burry gets a shot away against Mission last week. (White Rock Whalers photo)

Captain gives White Rock Whalers shootout victory over Aldergrove

Victory halts two-game losing streak for White Rock PJHL squad

White Rock Whalers' Matthew Burry gets a shot away against Mission last week. (White Rock Whalers photo)
Jack Herring, 3, met Santa Claus at a ‘Cram the Cruiser’ event held by White Rock RCMP pre-pandemic. This year, the detachment’s drive-thru clothing drive is set for Nov. 27. (File photo)
Jack Herring, 3, met Santa Claus at a ‘Cram the Cruiser’ event held by White Rock RCMP pre-pandemic. This year, the detachment’s drive-thru clothing drive is set for Nov. 27. (File photo)
Sources Foundation’s 2020 gala was a virtual affair. (Contributed photo)

PHOTOS: Efforts afoot to boost capacity at upcoming South Surrey gala

Sources Foundation’s ‘Run for the Roses Redux’ event set for Nov. 6

Sources Foundation’s 2020 gala was a virtual affair. (Contributed photo)
Aesthetician and beauty consultant Fereshteh Bartlett is going into her 40th year in business in the Surrey and White Rock area. Alex Browne photo

White Rock aesthetician celebrates her journey to success during 40 years in business

Faith has maintained Fereshteh Bartlett through good times – and bad

Aesthetician and beauty consultant Fereshteh Bartlett is going into her 40th year in business in the Surrey and White Rock area. Alex Browne photo