Tracy Holmes

The back-side of a home located at 132 Street and 15A Avenue, which has been a source of concern for neighbours. (Sobia Moman photo)

Owner of run-down South Surrey property given till March 31 to clean up

Neighbours say ‘tons’ of complaints logged about Ocean Park home

The back-side of a home located at 132 Street and 15A Avenue, which has been a source of concern for neighbours. (Sobia Moman photo)
Holly Halford is among operators concerned with the B.C. rollout of the Child Care Fee Reduction Initiative. (Contributed photo)

South Surrey, White Rock childcare operators frustrated by subsidy delays

Ministry ‘working to resolve issues’ with Child Care Fee Reduction Initiative process

Holly Halford is among operators concerned with the B.C. rollout of the Child Care Fee Reduction Initiative. (Contributed photo)
Police arrested one man outside Laura’s Coffee Corner on Tuesday (March 21, 2023), following reports of a man brandishing a knife. (City of White Rock file photo)

White Rock knife-brandishing incident ‘highlights gap in mental-health resources’

Surrey South MLA Elenore Sturko helped de-escalate situation at café

Police arrested one man outside Laura’s Coffee Corner on Tuesday (March 21, 2023), following reports of a man brandishing a knife. (City of White Rock file photo)
The Mounties Clandestine Laboratory Team was on the scene in South Surrey on March 2, 2023, as part of search-warrant executions that began the day before in five Lower Mainland municipalites. (Tricia Weel file photo)

Federal drug unit probe in South Surrey part of ‘major’ B.C.-wide synthetic-opioid bust

Search warrant executed March 1 was among 11 executed across B.C.

The Mounties Clandestine Laboratory Team was on the scene in South Surrey on March 2, 2023, as part of search-warrant executions that began the day before in five Lower Mainland municipalites. (Tricia Weel file photo)
Rona Tepper and Kristen Gribble are among six women who are active RCMSAR5 Crescent Beach crew members, out of a total 28. Tenures of the women range from eight months to 7.5 years. (Contributed photo)

PHOTOS: Number of women on South Surrey marine-rescue team ‘a bit of anomaly’

More than one-fifth of active RCMSAR5 Crescent Beach crew members are women

Rona Tepper and Kristen Gribble are among six women who are active RCMSAR5 Crescent Beach crew members, out of a total 28. Tenures of the women range from eight months to 7.5 years. (Contributed photo)
Surrey RCMP officers responding to a report of shots fired located one person dead in a parked vehicle in the 2200-block of 168 Street Monday (March 13, 2023). The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team is investigating. (Anna Burns file photo)

One dead following shooting in South Surrey

IHIT investigating after body found in parked vehicle in 2200-block of 168 Street

Surrey RCMP officers responding to a report of shots fired located one person dead in a parked vehicle in the 2200-block of 168 Street Monday (March 13, 2023). The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team is investigating. (Anna Burns file photo)
South Surrey Grade 3 student Zhiji Dong has been honoured by Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth as “one of the brightest students in the world.” (Contributed photo)

B.C. Grade 3 student ‘one of world’s brightest’

Zhiji Dong was among highest scorers in Center for Talented Youth assessment

South Surrey Grade 3 student Zhiji Dong has been honoured by Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth as “one of the brightest students in the world.” (Contributed photo)
A Surrey senior pleaded guilty last month to telecommunicating to lure a child under 16. (The Canadian Press/Jonathan Hayward photo)

Surrey senior pleads guilty to child luring

Sant Mangat, 72, handed 15-month conditional sentence, probation, conditions

A Surrey senior pleaded guilty last month to telecommunicating to lure a child under 16. (The Canadian Press/Jonathan Hayward photo)
White Rock deputy fire Chief Norm MacLeod travelled to Turkey with Burnaby Urban Search and Rescue, following the devastating 7.8-magnitude earthquake that struck on Feb. 6, 2023. (Contributed photo)

B.C. deputy fire chief recalls Turkey rescue efforts, ‘amazing’ resilience of those impacted

Norm MacLeod reflects on week in earthquake-ravaged Adiyaman

White Rock deputy fire Chief Norm MacLeod travelled to Turkey with Burnaby Urban Search and Rescue, following the devastating 7.8-magnitude earthquake that struck on Feb. 6, 2023. (Contributed photo)
A woman sits on the rubble as emergency rescue teams search for people under the remains of destroyed buildings in a city in southern Turkey, on Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2023. White Rock deputy fire Chief Norm MacLeod has joined efforts to assist in the devastated country, as part of a Burnaby Urban Search and Rescue team. (Photo by Khalil Hamra, the Canadian Press/Ap)

White Rock deputy fire chief joins disaster-aid efforts in Turkey

Norm MacLeod part of Burnaby Urban Search & Rescue team that flew out Feb. 7

A woman sits on the rubble as emergency rescue teams search for people under the remains of destroyed buildings in a city in southern Turkey, on Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2023. White Rock deputy fire Chief Norm MacLeod has joined efforts to assist in the devastated country, as part of a Burnaby Urban Search and Rescue team. (Photo by Khalil Hamra, the Canadian Press/Ap)
Historic Stewart Farm reopens for the season on Feb. 1, with new programming for 2023 to include a Silent Film Club. (Chung Chow photo)
Historic Stewart Farm reopens for the season on Feb. 1, with new programming for 2023 to include a Silent Film Club. (Chung Chow photo)
Back on Track recovery house operator Cole Izsak (left) and South Surrey parent Maggie Plett (holding a photo of her son, Zachary) walk north along White Rock’s Johnston Road with dozens of others in a 2019 effort to raise awareness around the overdose crisis. (Tracy Holmes file photo)

Decriminalizing small amounts of illicit drugs ‘may save pain, lives,’ says expert

Concerns expressed as B.C. approaches Jan. 31 launch of three-year pilot

Back on Track recovery house operator Cole Izsak (left) and South Surrey parent Maggie Plett (holding a photo of her son, Zachary) walk north along White Rock’s Johnston Road with dozens of others in a 2019 effort to raise awareness around the overdose crisis. (Tracy Holmes file photo)
Tatyanna Harrison was reported missing on May 3, 2022. (RCMP photo)

VPD renews Surrey RCMP appeal in search for missing woman

Tatyanna Harrison, 20, was last seen in late March

Tatyanna Harrison was reported missing on May 3, 2022. (RCMP photo)
Burnaby teen Maanav Kinkar (inset), 18, has been identified as the person whose body was found in a Surrey park on the evening of May 26, 2022. (Contributed photos)

IHIT identifies Burnaby teen as victim found in Surrey park

Police asking for help tracking Maanav Kinkar’s movements, activities

Burnaby teen Maanav Kinkar (inset), 18, has been identified as the person whose body was found in a Surrey park on the evening of May 26, 2022. (Contributed photos)
US Customs and Border Protection agents seized nearly 1,500lbs of meth from a vessel near the Canadian border Wednesday (May 26, 2022). (Contributed photo/Google Maps screenshot)

650 kg of meth seized from boat near Bellingham-Canada border

Vessel was intercepted in U.S. waters

US Customs and Border Protection agents seized nearly 1,500lbs of meth from a vessel near the Canadian border Wednesday (May 26, 2022). (Contributed photo/Google Maps screenshot)
Surrey RCMP is investigating after a man was found deceased in a Newton park Thursday (May 26, 2022) night. (Malin Jordan file photo)

UPDATE: Homicide investigators tasked to suspicious death in Surrey park

Deceased located following ‘man down’ report

Surrey RCMP is investigating after a man was found deceased in a Newton park Thursday (May 26, 2022) night. (Malin Jordan file photo)
Surrey RCMP were called to help after a newborn seal was found alone on the beach at Blackie Spit on Sunday (May 22, 2022). (Glenn Petersen photo)

Seal pup ‘Timbit’ rescued from B.C. shoreline

Marine mammal rescue team believes mother abandoned newborn seal

Surrey RCMP were called to help after a newborn seal was found alone on the beach at Blackie Spit on Sunday (May 22, 2022). (Glenn Petersen photo)
Reba McEntire poses with Brent Gray, Mati Arsoniadis, Ashlynne Riddoch at the Washington Avenue Grill Monday (May 23, 2022). (Contributed photo)
Reba McEntire poses with Brent Gray, Mati Arsoniadis, Ashlynne Riddoch at the Washington Avenue Grill Monday (May 23, 2022). (Contributed photo)
The BCSPCA says 59 cats and kittens, as well as one ewe, were rescued from a property in the Cloverdale over the weekend. (BCSPCA photo)

Dozens of kittens and one ewe rescued from abandoned Surrey property

BC SPCA says 59 cats and kittens found inside ‘extremely unsanitary’ Cloverdale home

The BCSPCA says 59 cats and kittens, as well as one ewe, were rescued from a property in the Cloverdale over the weekend. (BCSPCA photo)
This July will mark 10 years since the day Ashley Chauvin’s body was found on the bank of the Nicomekl River in South Surrey. Her mom continues to hold out hope that someone will come forward with information on her daughter’s last days. (File photo/Contributed photo)

B.C. mom appeals for information in unsolved death of daughter 10 years ago

Ashley Chauvin’s body was found near the Nicomekl River in July 2012

This July will mark 10 years since the day Ashley Chauvin’s body was found on the bank of the Nicomekl River in South Surrey. Her mom continues to hold out hope that someone will come forward with information on her daughter’s last days. (File photo/Contributed photo)
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