Alex Browne

White Rock council has unanimously endorsed calling on the federal government to sign a UN treaty banning nuclear weapons. (File photo)

White Rock joins cities’ collective call for nuclear weapon ban

Letter to federal government will urge ratifying UN treaty

White Rock council has unanimously endorsed calling on the federal government to sign a UN treaty banning nuclear weapons. (File photo)
Sunset on the Banks, by Peter Klemm, was one of the works by showcased in a South Surrey White Rock Art Society show at the White Rock Uptown Pop-Uptown Gallery, Central Plaza, last year. The current members exhibit can be seen only online. (Contributed photo)
Sunset on the Banks, by Peter Klemm, was one of the works by showcased in a South Surrey White Rock Art Society show at the White Rock Uptown Pop-Uptown Gallery, Central Plaza, last year. The current members exhibit can be seen only online. (Contributed photo)
Feedham Block and Blue Moon Dance Pavilion ca. 1930 (White Rock Museum and Archives photo)

White Rock’s Roaring ’20s

A century ago, local residents were shaking off the effects of a pandemic and a war

Feedham Block and Blue Moon Dance Pavilion ca. 1930 (White Rock Museum and Archives photo)
John Boros, of City of Surrey water operations turns on two underground roadside taps last December - one for potable water and one for emergency services - marking the completion of the long-awaited connection between SFN and the Surrey water supply. (File photo)

SFN tap water safe to drink again, as 16-year boil water advisory is lifted

New Semiahmoo First Nation distribution system passes safety testing

John Boros, of City of Surrey water operations turns on two underground roadside taps last December - one for potable water and one for emergency services - marking the completion of the long-awaited connection between SFN and the Surrey water supply. (File photo)
Peace Arch Hospital has not had a COVID-19 outbreak since the beginning of the pandemic, executive director of White Rock and South Surrey and Delta Health Services Carol Wiebe says. (File photo)

White Rock and South Surrey keeping pace with pandemic, council told

Health Services executive director says vaccinations, preventative measures on-track

Peace Arch Hospital has not had a COVID-19 outbreak since the beginning of the pandemic, executive director of White Rock and South Surrey and Delta Health Services Carol Wiebe says. (File photo)
A man was arrested by White Rock RCMP after residents noticed City of White Rock signs like this being removed from the pier early Sunday morning. White Rock RCMP photo

Arrest follows removal of COVID safety signs from White Rock pier

Police credit residents who reported early-morning incident

A man was arrested by White Rock RCMP after residents noticed City of White Rock signs like this being removed from the pier early Sunday morning. White Rock RCMP photo
Updates on TransLink service to the Semiahmoo Peninsula will be offered in an interactive webinar presented April 6 by the South Surrey and White Rock Chamber of Commerce.  (File photo)

South Surrey and White Rock Chamber of Commerce offers TransLink updates

Online webinar offers information for businesses and residents

Updates on TransLink service to the Semiahmoo Peninsula will be offered in an interactive webinar presented April 6 by the South Surrey and White Rock Chamber of Commerce.  (File photo)
Kerry O’ Donovan and Melissa Funnell rehearse for White Rock Players Club’s online revue Duets, held over at whiterockplayers.ca until April 7. (Rebecca Sutherland photo)

SIGHTLINES: Classy ‘Duets’ a well-presented COVID-era show

White Rock Players online production held over to April 7

Kerry O’ Donovan and Melissa Funnell rehearse for White Rock Players Club’s online revue Duets, held over at whiterockplayers.ca until April 7. (Rebecca Sutherland photo)
Richard Tichelman – now known simply as Richard – is presenting a new pop sound in his latest releases, including ‘Hands’ which will be available on most platforms April 2. (Contributed photo)

Peninsula pop artist releases new single

‘Richard’ track will be available on April 2

Richard Tichelman – now known simply as Richard – is presenting a new pop sound in his latest releases, including ‘Hands’ which will be available on most platforms April 2. (Contributed photo)
White Rock Farmers Market will return to Russell Avenue and the Miramar Plaza on May 2 - and artisans and other non-food vendors will be able to participate. (File photo)
White Rock Farmers Market will return to Russell Avenue and the Miramar Plaza on May 2 - and artisans and other non-food vendors will be able to participate. (File photo)

White Rock Farmers’ Market looks forward to non-food vendors

Society president Margaret Woods says lifting of recent restrictions a relief

White Rock Farmers Market will return to Russell Avenue and the Miramar Plaza on May 2 - and artisans and other non-food vendors will be able to participate. (File photo)
White Rock Farmers Market will return to Russell Avenue and the Miramar Plaza on May 2 - and artisans and other non-food vendors will be able to participate. (File photo)
Contributed photo White Rock-based comedian and Hilarapy co-founder Lizzie Allan will be one of 12 speakers featured in Bear Creek Creek TEDx’s online event, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday (March 27). (Contributed photo)

White Rock comedian in Surrey TEDx event

Lizzie Allan revisits how she created comedy out of shame

Contributed photo White Rock-based comedian and Hilarapy co-founder Lizzie Allan will be one of 12 speakers featured in Bear Creek Creek TEDx’s online event, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday (March 27). (Contributed photo)
David Underhill as George Gibbs and Hailey Conner as Emily Webb in Thornton Wilder’s Our Town, which explored the possibilities of Peninsula Productions’ ‘black box’ theatre space in August of 2019. (John Prowse photo)

Peninsula Productions’ Guy Fauchon shares post-pandemic vision for theatre company

New artistic director has strong roots in the community

David Underhill as George Gibbs and Hailey Conner as Emily Webb in Thornton Wilder’s Our Town, which explored the possibilities of Peninsula Productions’ ‘black box’ theatre space in August of 2019. (John Prowse photo)
Building heights in the ‘Waterfront Village’ area of West Beach and East Beach will be among topics when a discussion of a recent resident survey moves to the Land Use and Planning Committee next month. (File photo)

White Rock defers discussion of non-town centre heights

More time needed to ‘digest’ results of most recent public survey – councillor

Building heights in the ‘Waterfront Village’ area of West Beach and East Beach will be among topics when a discussion of a recent resident survey moves to the Land Use and Planning Committee next month. (File photo)
Earl Russell Marsland’s Lovestruck, a treat for aficionados of Stevie Ray Vaughn, will be streamed by White Rock’s Blue Frog Studios on March 27. (Contributed photo)

Lovestruck coming to White Rock stage

Streamed concert set fro March 27

Earl Russell Marsland’s Lovestruck, a treat for aficionados of Stevie Ray Vaughn, will be streamed by White Rock’s Blue Frog Studios on March 27. (Contributed photo)
Holly Arntzen, seen here in performance with The Wilds with Kevin Wright - will explore the jazz side of her musical personality in a live-streamed concert from Victoria on Sunday (March 21). (File photo)

Holly Arntzen to live-stream jazz from Victoria

Peninsula resident featured March 21 with father Lloyd’s band

Holly Arntzen, seen here in performance with The Wilds with Kevin Wright - will explore the jazz side of her musical personality in a live-streamed concert from Victoria on Sunday (March 21). (File photo)
British Columbia-Yukon Community NewsMedia Association’s Ma Murray Awards winners are to be announced during a virtual gala on April 29. (BCYCNA screenshot)

Peace Arch News nominated for trio of excellence awards

PAN a finalist in general excellence, while reporter Aaron Hinks in running for pair of accolades

British Columbia-Yukon Community NewsMedia Association’s Ma Murray Awards winners are to be announced during a virtual gala on April 29. (BCYCNA screenshot)
Peace Portal Alliance Church, at the corner of King George Boulevard and 152 Street, provides a night-time extreme-weather shelter for South Surrey, but White Rock balked at providing a counterprt day-time shelter. (File photo)

White Rock nixes warming shelter for this season

City staff and Surrey staff to study all homeless needs

Peace Portal Alliance Church, at the corner of King George Boulevard and 152 Street, provides a night-time extreme-weather shelter for South Surrey, but White Rock balked at providing a counterprt day-time shelter. (File photo)
Self-taught artist Broderick Wong will demonstrate his celebrated watercolour techniques in a live online event presented by the Surrey Art Gallery Association on April 1. (Contributed photo)

Surrey Art Gallery to feature exploration of watercolour techniques with Broderick Wong

Online demonstration presents award-winning approach

Self-taught artist Broderick Wong will demonstrate his celebrated watercolour techniques in a live online event presented by the Surrey Art Gallery Association on April 1. (Contributed photo)
Semiahmoo First Nation Chief Harley Chappell and band councillor Joanne Charles, prior to the groundbreaking for long-awaited water/sewer infrastructure. (File photo)

SFN, White Rock re-establish water connection

City to provide some water and sewer services

Semiahmoo First Nation Chief Harley Chappell and band councillor Joanne Charles, prior to the groundbreaking for long-awaited water/sewer infrastructure. (File photo)
White Rock council has endorsed moving ahead with a Centre Street walkway. (City of White Rock rendering)

White Rock revives Centre Street walkway

Council votes to use CACs for hillside path

White Rock council has endorsed moving ahead with a Centre Street walkway. (City of White Rock rendering)