Beau Simpson

Ah, the good ol’ days of high school. It turns out in some ways, they never seem to end. (Now-Leader file photo)

SIMPSON: If pettiness of politics around Surrey feels familiar, there’s a good reason why

Name-calling, finger-pointing, bullying, threats – where have we seen all this before?

Ah, the good ol’ days of high school. It turns out in some ways, they never seem to end. (Now-Leader file photo)
Firefighters battle a house fire in Fleetwood on Dec. 2, 2020. (Photos: Shane MacKichan)

One man sent to hospital, two people arrested after Surrey fire

‘This was so frightening to see in person,’ witness posts after blaze at 160th Street and 89th Avenue

Firefighters battle a house fire in Fleetwood on Dec. 2, 2020. (Photos: Shane MacKichan)
One man is dead after a shooting in Fleetwood Sunday evening. (Shane MacKichan photos)

UPDATE: Police ask for dash cam videos after 29-year-old man shot dead in Surrey

Incident took place near shopping complex at the corner of 152 Street and Fraser Highway

One man is dead after a shooting in Fleetwood Sunday evening. (Shane MacKichan photos)
From left: Puneet Dhillon – Community Liaison Coordinator, Surrey Hospitals Foundation; Harp Dhillon – Vice Chair, SHF Board of Directors; Sonia Virk – Director, SHF Board of Directors; Tony Singh – President, Fruiticana; Azra Hussain – Chief Operating Officer, Surrey Hospitals Foundation; Don Hickling – Vice President, Leadership Giving, Surrey Hospitals Foundation. (Photo submitted)

Fruiticana donates $100,000 to support Children’s Health Centre at Surrey Memorial Hospital

Surrey-based company says giving back to community is key reason for its success

From left: Puneet Dhillon – Community Liaison Coordinator, Surrey Hospitals Foundation; Harp Dhillon – Vice Chair, SHF Board of Directors; Sonia Virk – Director, SHF Board of Directors; Tony Singh – President, Fruiticana; Azra Hussain – Chief Operating Officer, Surrey Hospitals Foundation; Don Hickling – Vice President, Leadership Giving, Surrey Hospitals Foundation. (Photo submitted)
Surrey RCMP say they were called to a home in the 10900-block of 128A Street shortly after 10 p.m. Oct. 1 to investigate a report of an assault with a weapon. (Shane MacKichan photo)

Suspect in custody after deadly stabbing in Surrey

Police say stabbing stemmed from dispute inside home in 10900-block of 128A Street

Surrey RCMP say they were called to a home in the 10900-block of 128A Street shortly after 10 p.m. Oct. 1 to investigate a report of an assault with a weapon. (Shane MacKichan photo)
Fleetwood’s Surrey Sport & Leisure Complex indoor pool will open to the public and aquatic sport teams on Tuesday, Oct. 13. (Photo: surrey.ca)

Surrey Sport & Leisure Complex indoor pool set to open Oct. 13

City announces opening date for public and aquatic sport teams

Fleetwood’s Surrey Sport & Leisure Complex indoor pool will open to the public and aquatic sport teams on Tuesday, Oct. 13. (Photo: surrey.ca)
Surrey RCMP say they seized drugs, more than $200K in cash and a handgun after searching a home in Guildford on Sept. 6, 2020. (Photo: Surrey RCMP)

Break and enter at Surrey home leads to large drug seizure

Suspects were gone but officers find ‘large quantity of drugs and cash’ inside residence

Surrey RCMP say they seized drugs, more than $200K in cash and a handgun after searching a home in Guildford on Sept. 6, 2020. (Photo: Surrey RCMP)
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Motorcyclist sent to hospital with serious injuries after morning crash in Surrey

Police say crash happened just after 7 a.m. near intersection of King George and 132nd Street

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Pedestrian killed in early morning crash on Highway 17 in Surrey

Police want to talk to witnesses or anyone who might have dash-cam video

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YBS Services clears the area of overgrown branches, shrubs, grass and other greenery at 152nd Street and Fraser Highway. The project was courtesy of a Fleetwood BIA Area Enhancement Grant. (Photo: submitted)

PHOTOS: Another Fleetwood BIA grant cleanup ‘great for business and security’

Cleanup creates makes area at 152nd Street and Fraser Highway “neater and more inviting”

YBS Services clears the area of overgrown branches, shrubs, grass and other greenery at 152nd Street and Fraser Highway. The project was courtesy of a Fleetwood BIA Area Enhancement Grant. (Photo: submitted)
Surrey RCMP were in the 19000-block of 64 Avenue Thursday (Sept. 24) evening. (Shane MacKichan photo)

PHOTOS: Shots fired in Cloverdale Thursday night

Police say nobody was hurt after shooting at 19000-block of 64 Avenue

Surrey RCMP were in the 19000-block of 64 Avenue Thursday (Sept. 24) evening. (Shane MacKichan photo)
Surrey RCMP investigate after a shooting in Newton Monday, Sept. 14. Police say a man was targeted but was not hit. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)

Shooting in Newton linked to Lower Mainland gang conflict, Surrey police say

RCMP say two men were chasing intended victim before shots fired in the 12900-block of 65A Avenue

Surrey RCMP investigate after a shooting in Newton Monday, Sept. 14. Police say a man was targeted but was not hit. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)
Police officer photographs the crime scene. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)

Man charged after assault with weapon near Surrey Central SkyTrain station

Surrey RCMP say 28-year-old Jaal Kueth remains in custody after violent assault Wednesday

Police officer photographs the crime scene. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)
Surrey’s Em Giang bought her $1M winning ticket at the Fleetwood Town Pantry at 15588 Fraser Highway. (Photo: BCLC)

Surrey woman says winning $1M lotto draw is like ‘out-of-body experience’

Em Giang bought ticket at Fleetwood Town Pantry at 15588 Fraser Highway

Surrey’s Em Giang bought her $1M winning ticket at the Fleetwood Town Pantry at 15588 Fraser Highway. (Photo: BCLC)
Surrey firefighters battle a two-alarm blaze at Ace Building Centre in Port Kells Aug. 31. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)

Ace Building Centre destroyed as firefighters battle huge blaze in Surrey’s Port Kells

Ace operator tells ‘Now-Leader’ he suspects arson

Surrey firefighters battle a two-alarm blaze at Ace Building Centre in Port Kells Aug. 31. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)
Seized catalytic converters in a photo released by Surrey RCMP in 2019. (File photo)

Three men charged after string of catalytic converter thefts in Surrey

Trio charged with 13 offences related to thefts that happened between March and July

Seized catalytic converters in a photo released by Surrey RCMP in 2019. (File photo)
COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)

Guildford Superstore employee tests positive for COVID-19, company says

Loblaws says the last day the employee worked was July 20

COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)
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Elderly couple found dead after early morning house fire in Surrey

Surrey RCMP investigating after pair pulled from home in Whalley

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Sources Community Resource Society received $70,777 from SurreyCares Community Foundation. From left: Denise Darrell, executive director of Women, Seniors & Community Services of Sources; David Young, chief executive officer of Sources; Christine Buttkus, executive director of SurreyCares; and Linda Annis, director with SurreyCares. (Submitted photo: SurreyCares)

Sources receives $70K from SurreyCares

Funds will help with warehouse space for food programs in Surrey, White Rock, Langley

Sources Community Resource Society received $70,777 from SurreyCares Community Foundation. From left: Denise Darrell, executive director of Women, Seniors & Community Services of Sources; David Young, chief executive officer of Sources; Christine Buttkus, executive director of SurreyCares; and Linda Annis, director with SurreyCares. (Submitted photo: SurreyCares)
RCMP in Surrey are looking for the driver involved in a hit-and-run that hurt an 18-year-old pedestrian on June 5. (Black Press file photo)

Police ask for help finding driver after hit-and-run hurts 18-year-old pedestrian

Featured as Crime Stoppers ‘Crime of the Week,’ crash happened in 7400 block of 140th Street on June 5

RCMP in Surrey are looking for the driver involved in a hit-and-run that hurt an 18-year-old pedestrian on June 5. (Black Press file photo)