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The 2021 White Rock Pride Ride was held Friday, July 23. (Gord Wait photo)

PHOTOS: White Rock Pride Ride adds rainbow of colour to city

July 23 procession organized by the White Rock Pride Society

 

The Semiahmoo Potters and the Fraser Valley Potters Guild are once again joining forces for a show and sale of both decorative and functional work, to be held at the the Landmark Pop-Uptown Gallery at Central Plaza for the month of August. Contributed photo

White Rock ceramics show to feature work by 30 artists

Pop-Uptown Gallery at Central Plaza offers everything from functional to whimsical pieces

 

A music therapy program created for isolated seniors brought a little groove into the lives of White Rock and Surrey care-home residents, including at the Evergreen Baptist campus, Peace Arch Hospital and Kinsmen Lodge. (Contributed photo)

PHOTOS: Music therapy program brightens lives of isolated White Rock, Surrey seniors

Surrey-based foundation started Heart for Music in 2019

 

Kerry O’ Donovan and Melissa Funnell are seen in White Rock Players Club’s most recent show, the online revue Duets, directed by club president Rebekah MacEwan. The club will attempt a full season of live shows at White Rock Playhouse starting in September. Rebecca Sutherland photo

Live theatre to return to White Rock Playhouse in the fall

Theatre troupe cautiously optimistic about upcoming season

Kerry O’ Donovan and Melissa Funnell are seen in White Rock Players Club’s most recent show, the online revue Duets, directed by club president Rebekah MacEwan. The club will attempt a full season of live shows at White Rock Playhouse starting in September. Rebecca Sutherland photo
White Rock singer-songwriter Richard (Tichelman) has been named grand prize winner in the Virtual Jim Beam National Talent Search. Contributed photo

National title for White Rock pop musician Richard Tichelman

Jim Beam online talent search win boosts career momentum

White Rock singer-songwriter Richard (Tichelman) has been named grand prize winner in the Virtual Jim Beam National Talent Search. Contributed photo
DC Krew Hair Company owners Sandra Davies and Madi Clark say that am anonyous spray painter should have talked to them face to face about their mask policy - instead of defacing the front of their Foster Street business. (Contributed photo)

Uptown White Rock salon target of ‘cowardly’ anti-mask graffiti

DC Krew owners dismayed after ‘#MASK NAZIS’ scrawled on windows in spray paint

DC Krew Hair Company owners Sandra Davies and Madi Clark say that am anonyous spray painter should have talked to them face to face about their mask policy - instead of defacing the front of their Foster Street business. (Contributed photo)
A fundraiser at Charlie Don’t Surf raised more than $21,000 for the 2021 B.C. Fires appeal. (File photo)

White Rock restaurant raises $21K for B.C. wildfire appeal

Tips, donations collected at Charlie Don’t Surf July 20 matched by owners, government

A fundraiser at Charlie Don’t Surf raised more than $21,000 for the 2021 B.C. Fires appeal. (File photo)
White Rock RCMP recorded 463 traffic police-motorist ‘interactions’ in June 2021, representing a 13 per cent increase over May, when 408 were logged. (White Rock RCMP twitter photos)

White Rock RCMP ‘interact’ with 463 motorists in June

Many drivers cited for speeding, police say

White Rock RCMP recorded 463 traffic police-motorist ‘interactions’ in June 2021, representing a 13 per cent increase over May, when 408 were logged. (White Rock RCMP twitter photos)
Semiahmoo First Nation councillor Joanne Charles sings during an opening ceremony as her mother, Mabel Charles, an SFN elder and residential school survivor, watches. (Josh Hornak contributed photo)

SFN-hosted panel on reconciliation, diversity and equality a call to action

Participants urged to work toward overcoming unconscious bias

Semiahmoo First Nation councillor Joanne Charles sings during an opening ceremony as her mother, Mabel Charles, an SFN elder and residential school survivor, watches. (Josh Hornak contributed photo)
Charlie Don’t Surf assistant general manager Kyle Grant said tips collected at the restaurant on Tuesday, July 20 will be donated to help residents affected by B.C. wildfires. (Aaron Hinks file photo)

White Rock restaurant staff to donate tips for Lytton

Charlie Don’t Surf fundraiser set for July 20

Charlie Don’t Surf assistant general manager Kyle Grant said tips collected at the restaurant on Tuesday, July 20 will be donated to help residents affected by B.C. wildfires. (Aaron Hinks file photo)
White Rock Pride Society president Ernie Klassen poses with Gus Rachid and Kimberley Pritchard outside FIVE Kitchen Oyster Bar Wednesday (July 14). (Contributed photo)

PHOTOS: White Rock Pride Ride rolls out July 23, one of two events planned

Flag-raising ceremonies to take place July 16 at city hall, RCMP detachment

White Rock Pride Society president Ernie Klassen poses with Gus Rachid and Kimberley Pritchard outside FIVE Kitchen Oyster Bar Wednesday (July 14). (Contributed photo)
A specially-equipped, air-conditioned transit bus is stationed in the 15400-block of Marine Drive, until 4 p.m. – or until supplies run out – to provide eligible people aged 12 and older with first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine. (Nick Greenizan photo)

‘Vaccine bus’ to roll into White Rock’s East Beach

First doses to be offered for eligible people aged 12 and older during July 14 visit

A specially-equipped, air-conditioned transit bus is stationed in the 15400-block of Marine Drive, until 4 p.m. – or until supplies run out – to provide eligible people aged 12 and older with first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine. (Nick Greenizan photo)
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Alleged impaired driver hits pillar, rams White Rock police car, flees

43-year-old arrested at South Surrey residence following early-morning incident July 11

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White Rock’s pier as it appeared in 1936.(White Rock Museum Archives photo)

White Rock Pier celebrated in museum exhibit

Show, on until Sept. 5, showcases iconic landmark’s 100-plus-year history

White Rock’s pier as it appeared in 1936.(White Rock Museum Archives photo)
A panel discussion on reconciliation, diversity and equality, dubbed a ‘Re-tooling’ is set for 6 p.m. at the Spirit Stage in Semiahmoo Park. It begins at 6 p.m. on Monday, July 12. Admission is free but registration is required. (unsplash.com photo)

White Rock ‘Re-tooling’ panel to discuss reconciliation, diversity and equality

Monday night event at Spirit Stage in Semiahmoo Park is free and open to all

A panel discussion on reconciliation, diversity and equality, dubbed a ‘Re-tooling’ is set for 6 p.m. at the Spirit Stage in Semiahmoo Park. It begins at 6 p.m. on Monday, July 12. Admission is free but registration is required. (unsplash.com photo)
Megan Loxterkamp (inset) is due to give birth to her and husband Alex’s baby girl on July 9, 2021 – the day after Peace Arch Hospital’s maternity ward is to go on diversion. (Tracy Holmes photo/Contributed photo)

Peace Arch Hospital maternity diversion ‘not ideal’ for couple awaiting birth of first child

‘I don’t want her to give birth on the side of the road,’ says expectant White Rock dad

Megan Loxterkamp (inset) is due to give birth to her and husband Alex’s baby girl on July 9, 2021 – the day after Peace Arch Hospital’s maternity ward is to go on diversion. (Tracy Holmes photo/Contributed photo)
Family Feud is hosting an open casting call, looking for families across Canada to compete in the popular game show. (Photo courtesy of Family Feud Canada)

Canada-wide search for Family Feud contestants returns

Last time around, Surrey’s Atish Ram and family made the cut

Family Feud is hosting an open casting call, looking for families across Canada to compete in the popular game show. (Photo courtesy of Family Feud Canada)
White Rock Community Policing will host a free bike-registration event July 21, 2021. (Contributed photo)

White Rock bike-registration event aims to deter theft, bolster recovery

529 Garage clinic, set for July 21, offers 5-minute process to boost security

White Rock Community Policing will host a free bike-registration event July 21, 2021. (Contributed 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)
Dawson Card pours a glass of beer at Galaxie Brewhouse, which is expected to open any day. (Aaron Hinks photo)

‘Galaxie’ brewery set for lift-off on White Rock waterfront in early July

Milkyway Hazy IPA, Zero Gravity Lime Berliner among space-themed bar’s offerings

Dawson Card pours a glass of beer at Galaxie Brewhouse, which is expected to open any day. (Aaron Hinks photo)