Samantha Anderson

Man dead in late-night Surrey shooting

Man dead in late-night Surrey shooting

Surrey RCMP called to 13900-block of 58A Avenue Friday night for reports of shots fired

Man dead in late-night Surrey shooting
Cloverdale student and violinist Da-Wei Chan, 11, is preparing for his soloist debut with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra. He will play with the VSO on Jan. 31, a the Symphony Ball, and Feb. 28, as part of the VSO’s 100th anniversary season. (Samantha Anderson)

VIDEO: 11-year-old violinist practices for Vancouver Symphony Orchestra debut

Cloverdale student Da-Wei Chan will perform Jan. 31, Feb. 28 with the VSO

Cloverdale student and violinist Da-Wei Chan, 11, is preparing for his soloist debut with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra. He will play with the VSO on Jan. 31, a the Symphony Ball, and Feb. 28, as part of the VSO’s 100th anniversary season. (Samantha Anderson)
Brian Batke, 72. (Surrey RCMP)

Court date postponed for Cloverdale church elder accused of sexual assault

Brian Batke will be in court Jan. 10 to set a date for his trial

Brian Batke, 72. (Surrey RCMP)
Mainroad Lower Mainland Contracting is preparing for another winter of highway maintenance. (File)

Lower Mainland highway crews prepare for a winter of heavy rain, wind

Mainroad Group gets ready for predicted ‘El Nino’ winter

Mainroad Lower Mainland Contracting is preparing for another winter of highway maintenance. (File)
Maya Lakhanpal, 8, will be competing in the finals of the BC Youth Talent Search on Nov. 25. (Samantha Anderson)

Talent show: B.C. girl, 8, memorizes entire periodic table

Grade 4 student Maya Lakhanpal heads to B.C. talent show finals with unique talent

Maya Lakhanpal, 8, will be competing in the finals of the BC Youth Talent Search on Nov. 25. (Samantha Anderson)
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Potter’s Nursery opens annual Christmas store in Cloverdale

Nursery claims to have ‘Western Canada’s largest’ Christmas store

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UPDATE: Former Lower Mainland church elder charged with sexual assault

UPDATE: Former Lower Mainland church elder charged with sexual assault

Brian Batke, 72, charged with one count of sexual assault, one count sexual exploitation

UPDATE: Former Lower Mainland church elder charged with sexual assault
Hazel Amos’ team, A Mother’s Love, will be competing at the upcoming Inside Ride, a fundraiser to support the Childhood Cancer Family Support Society. Shannon Whieldon (right) is a director of the society, and Amos’ good friend and personal trainer. (Samantha Anderson)

Cloverdale grandma, 96, proves ‘A Mother’s Love’ knows no age limit

Hazel Amos’ team will take on the Inside Ride to raise money for children with cancer

Hazel Amos’ team, A Mother’s Love, will be competing at the upcoming Inside Ride, a fundraiser to support the Childhood Cancer Family Support Society. Shannon Whieldon (right) is a director of the society, and Amos’ good friend and personal trainer. (Samantha Anderson)
Tsawwassen First Nation Chief Bryce Williams speaks at the Thursday morning announcement. (James Smith)

New Amazon warehouse will bring 700 jobs to B.C.

450,000 square foot facility to be built on Tsawwassen First Nation lands

Tsawwassen First Nation Chief Bryce Williams speaks at the Thursday morning announcement. (James Smith)
Delta mayor Lois Jackson will run for a council seat in the October municipal election on George Harvie’s Achieving for Delta slate. (Submitted)

Delta’s 19-year mayor Lois Jackson to run for council

Jackson joins George Harvie’s Achieving for Delta slate

Delta mayor Lois Jackson will run for a council seat in the October municipal election on George Harvie’s Achieving for Delta slate. (Submitted)
Ride to Conquer Cancer raises $10.6M in its 10th year

Ride to Conquer Cancer raises $10.6M in its 10th year

Ride to Conquer Cancer kicks off from Cloverdale Fairgrounds, heads to Chilliwack

Ride to Conquer Cancer raises $10.6M in its 10th year
Ye Olde Piggy Bank owners Joanne Thompson and Freda Mattern. (Samantha Anderson)

After 36 years, an iconic Lower Mainland costume shop will close its doors

Costume rental shop has been a Cloverdale landmark for nearly four decades

Ye Olde Piggy Bank owners Joanne Thompson and Freda Mattern. (Samantha Anderson)
Photos of Surrey RCMP cars on scene near 67th Avenue and 183A Street on Saturday evening. (Contributed)

Man shot dead in Clayton area of Surrey, witnesses sought by police

It happened in the 18200-block of 67A Avenue

Photos of Surrey RCMP cars on scene near 67th Avenue and 183A Street on Saturday evening. (Contributed)
Squamish RCMP found the body of a missing Delta man in Alice Lake Thursday, June 21. (Squamish RCMP photo)

UPDATE: Missing Delta man’s body found in Alice Lake

Alice Lake closed until further notice, campground remains open

Squamish RCMP found the body of a missing Delta man in Alice Lake Thursday, June 21. (Squamish RCMP photo)
Surrey RCMP issue warning after third sexual assault since Sunday

Surrey RCMP issue warning after third sexual assault since Sunday

It is the third sexual assault reported this week in Surrey

Surrey RCMP issue warning after third sexual assault since Sunday
The association of Professional Bull Riders made helmets mandatory in 2013, but only for riders born after 1994. Helmets can decrease a head injury’s severity, but can’t necessarily prevent a concussion from occurring. This rider, pictured at Friday night’s Cloverdale Rodeo wears a cowboy hat. (Samantha Anderson)

‘Concussion is at the forefront of our thinking’: Rodeo doctor

As in any other contact sport, concussion prevention and treatment efforts continue to evolve

The association of Professional Bull Riders made helmets mandatory in 2013, but only for riders born after 1994. Helmets can decrease a head injury’s severity, but can’t necessarily prevent a concussion from occurring. This rider, pictured at Friday night’s Cloverdale Rodeo wears a cowboy hat. (Samantha Anderson)
Vintage and collector vehicles are a favourite entry in the Cloverdale Rodeo Parade. (Samantha Anderson)

VIDEO: Cloverdale Rodeo Parade brings vintage vehicles, motorcycles to downtown Cloverdale

Thousands arrive in Cloverdale to take in annual parade

Vintage and collector vehicles are a favourite entry in the Cloverdale Rodeo Parade. (Samantha Anderson)
David Guedes and Allan Corbeil sit with components of their Memory Lane creation. (Samantha Anderson)

B.C. creators featured in upcoming Lego exhibition

Upcoming BrickCan exhibition to include Lego displays, competitions, vendors

David Guedes and Allan Corbeil sit with components of their Memory Lane creation. (Samantha Anderson)
According to Cloverdale’s John Gibeau, who has more than 50 years experience as a beekeeper, the refusal of just three Albertan beekeepers, representing 6,000 colonies, to send their bees to B.C. blueberry farms could potentially cost the industry $12 million to $15 million. (Josephine Amalie Paysen / Unsplash)

Alberta beekeepers boycott B.C. blueberries

The loss may cost blueberry industry millions, says longtime B.C. beekeeper

According to Cloverdale’s John Gibeau, who has more than 50 years experience as a beekeeper, the refusal of just three Albertan beekeepers, representing 6,000 colonies, to send their bees to B.C. blueberry farms could potentially cost the industry $12 million to $15 million. (Josephine Amalie Paysen / Unsplash)
Former B.C. pastor, wife plead not guilty to sexual assault charges

Former B.C. pastor, wife plead not guilty to sexual assault charges

Samuel and Madelaine Emerson plead not guilty, facing charges of sexual assault, threats

Former B.C. pastor, wife plead not guilty to sexual assault charges