Maple Ridge

Katie Potts lost her right leg and most of her right hand in the 2021 accident. (Special to The News)

VIDEO: Lower Mainland woman credits Salmon Arm couple with saving her life

Katie Potts was a passenger in a car that veered off the Coquihalla in 2021

 

Elizabeth Denes Luque, 6, makes her lemonade from scratch. (Special to The News)

6-year-old in Lower Mainland raises hundreds for Ukraine orphans

Elizabeth Denes Luque’s goal was only $10 for a school project

 

Lisa Beare, the Minister of Citizen’s Services, made the announcement on behalf of the province in front of Thomas Haney Secondary School on Monday, June 20. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)
Lisa Beare, the Minister of Citizen’s Services, made the announcement on behalf of the province in front of Thomas Haney Secondary School on Monday, June 20. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)
A momma bear is going to teach her young ones how to forage for food. Conservation officers hope that doesn’t include how to find and feast on human’s garbage. (Ross Davies/Special to Black Press)

Golden Ears Provincial Park to reopen after problem bear captured and killed

Bear attempted to enter trailer and tent with people inside

A momma bear is going to teach her young ones how to forage for food. Conservation officers hope that doesn’t include how to find and feast on human’s garbage. (Ross Davies/Special to Black Press)
The band Queer as Funk will be playing a Pride Month concert in Pitt Meadows on June 16. (Special to The News)

Free Pride Month concert coming up in Pitt Meadows

Vancouver band Queer as Funk playing Spirit Square on June 16

The band Queer as Funk will be playing a Pride Month concert in Pitt Meadows on June 16. (Special to The News)
Golden Ears Provincial Park is closed until Thursday, June 16. (The News/files)

Golden Ears Provincial Park fully closed due to black bear

BC Parks and the BC Conservation Officer Services trying to trap problematic bear

Golden Ears Provincial Park is closed until Thursday, June 16. (The News/files)
(Metro Creative/Special to The News)

Pitt Meadows nurse gave methadone to the wrong patient

Professional college issued fine, suspension, conditions on future work

(Metro Creative/Special to The News)
A Dutch man accused of attempting to blackmail Amanda Todd is on trial. (The News/files)

Man accused in Amanda Todd case in B.C. court today

Charges against Aydin Coban include child pornography and extortion

A Dutch man accused of attempting to blackmail Amanda Todd is on trial. (The News/files)
Scott William Cashman of Mission was found guilty of seven counts of possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking. (Special to The News)

Man guilty in largest drugs, weapons seizure in Ridge Meadows RCMP history

Guilty of seven counts of possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking

Scott William Cashman of Mission was found guilty of seven counts of possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking. (Special to The News)
Moms stop the Harm create a mandala in Maple Ridge’s Memorial Peace Park on the sixth anniversary of the overdose public health emergency. (Neil Corbett/The News)

Decriminalization of drugs not going far enough say Maple Ridge groups

Promote safe supply as best answer to overdose deaths

Moms stop the Harm create a mandala in Maple Ridge’s Memorial Peace Park on the sixth anniversary of the overdose public health emergency. (Neil Corbett/The News)
Ridge Meadows RCMP are on scene of a shooting an McDougal Street in Maple Ridge. (Neil Corbett/The News)

UPDATE: Victim survives shooting in Maple Ridge

City had three shootings in the past two months, including two murders

Ridge Meadows RCMP are on scene of a shooting an McDougal Street in Maple Ridge. (Neil Corbett/The News)
Ridge Meadows RCMP are on scene at a shooting along McDougal Street in Maple Ridge. (Neil Corbett/The News)

VIDEO: Shooting in Lower Mainland neighbourhood, burned out car discovered nearby

Police are on scene by Thomas Haney Secondary School in Maple Ridge

Ridge Meadows RCMP are on scene at a shooting along McDougal Street in Maple Ridge. (Neil Corbett/The News)
Amesbury pre-game with the Tulsa Oilers. (Special to The News)

VIDEO: B.C. enforcer wins ‘King of the Rink’ battle

Maple Ridge’s Daniel Amesbury won competition with a TKO

Amesbury pre-game with the Tulsa Oilers. (Special to The News)
(Neil Corbett/The News)
(Neil Corbett/The News)
Ron MacLeod is part of the Dream Chopper competition. (Screen grab)

B.C. man needs votes to build dream motorcycle on Orange County Choppers

Ron MacLeod needs votes to build motorcycle with Paul Teutul Sr. of Orange County Choppers T.V. fame

Ron MacLeod is part of the Dream Chopper competition. (Screen grab)
Ukrainian refugees Sebastian Tirtirau has helped who crossed into Romania. (Special to The News)

VIDEO: Romanian man who worked at Maple Ridge travel agency, now helping Ukrainian refugees at border

Sebastian Tirtirau has helped more than 200 families flee Ukraine

Ukrainian refugees Sebastian Tirtirau has helped who crossed into Romania. (Special to The News)
Maple Ridge City Hall is seeking public input on a concept plan for the new bike skills park. (Special to The News)

New Maple Ridge bike park will honour victim of 2017 Vegas mass shooting

Parents of Jordan McIldoon will memorialize their son with donation

Maple Ridge City Hall is seeking public input on a concept plan for the new bike skills park. (Special to The News)
Police on the scene of a shooting incident on 124th Avenue in Maple Ridge on Thursday. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)

VIDEO: Man shot and killed in Maple Ridge on Thursday afternoon

Witnesses report hearing multiple shots, saw victim on the ground

Police on the scene of a shooting incident on 124th Avenue in Maple Ridge on Thursday. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)
Paula Gross, an educational assistant at Eric Langton elementary, created a display of hobbit houses made primarily from discarded objects, for the front display case at the school. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)

Hobbit house display created for Earth Day by Lower Mainland educational assistant

Paula Gross created the display using discarded objects and natural items

Paula Gross, an educational assistant at Eric Langton elementary, created a display of hobbit houses made primarily from discarded objects, for the front display case at the school. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)