Boaz Joseph

Here's mud in your eye

Here’s mud in your eye

Rugged Maniac Obstacle Race in Surrey brings out the bravest of weekend warriors.

Here's mud in your eye
Santa Claus fan Shawn Slavin takes a selfie with Percy Hayes at a care home in White Rock on July 29. Hayes

A holly, jolly birthday

A fan’s Facebook campaign goes viral for Surrey’s Percy Hayes, the ‘real’ Santa Claus.

Santa Claus fan Shawn Slavin takes a selfie with Percy Hayes at a care home in White Rock on July 29. Hayes
Surrey’s Rose Seiler Scott has written a novel about German refugees in Poland around the time of the Second World War – a story that parallels her own family’s history.

‘The plot was all there’

Rose Seiler Scott uses a novel way to tell her family's story.

Surrey’s Rose Seiler Scott has written a novel about German refugees in Poland around the time of the Second World War – a story that parallels her own family’s history.
COLUMN: Get a drip and save some water

COLUMN: Get a drip and save some water

Drip irrigation deserves a thought, even on the West Coast.

COLUMN: Get a drip and save some water
The Surrey Food Bank’s Executive Director Marilyn Herrmann (left)

Christmas in July returns

Surrey Food Bank launches fresh-food campaign online

The Surrey Food Bank’s Executive Director Marilyn Herrmann (left)
Singer Shania Twain was at Surrey’s Hjorth Road Elementary Monday to open a program to help less fortunate students.

Still the one – to remember growing up underprivileged

Shania Twain visits Surrey School to open Western Canada's first Shania Kids Can program

Singer Shania Twain was at Surrey’s Hjorth Road Elementary Monday to open a program to help less fortunate students.
Dewey DeVries

Remembering the occupation and liberation

Dewey DeVries, 85, had never heard bagpipes before Canadian soldiers entered Amsterdam 70 years ago.

Dewey DeVries
Team Stay Strong from Tamanawis Secondary School participated in the 12-hour Relay for Life fundraiser at the Bill Reid Millenium Amphitheatre in June 2014. The team raised $2

Relays team up in fight against cancer

Three events on three weekends in Surrey, North Delta and White Rock.

Team Stay Strong from Tamanawis Secondary School participated in the 12-hour Relay for Life fundraiser at the Bill Reid Millenium Amphitheatre in June 2014. The team raised $2
Jong Chan Kim

Mr. Kim’s master class

A Surrey senior helped seed the world with the knowledge of Korea’s Tae Kwon Do

Jong Chan Kim
All that group jazz

All that group jazz

Photos from the third week of the Surrey Festival of Dance.

All that group jazz
Surrey dance festival leaps into its 49th year

Surrey dance festival leaps into its 49th year

Photos from the opening weekend of the 49th-annual Surrey Festival of Dance.

Surrey dance festival leaps into its 49th year
Berkshire Park Elementary Grade 5 student Frederick Balanon

Where the bells toll

Only one school in Surrey, Berkshire Park Elementary, has a handbell choir.

Berkshire Park Elementary Grade 5 student Frederick Balanon
The SPY imaging system that Surrey Hospital and Outpatient Centre Foundation has fundraised for can greatly improve the success rates of breast reconstruction surgery following cancer.

SPY mission completed as $350,000 raised for SMH

Imaging tool to help patients with reconstruction following breast cancer.

The SPY imaging system that Surrey Hospital and Outpatient Centre Foundation has fundraised for can greatly improve the success rates of breast reconstruction surgery following cancer.
Members of Surrey Search and Rescue has overnight exercises in harsh winter conditions as part of their mandatory training. The non-profit society has been serving the area since 1973.

SSAR: In search of volunteers

Surrey Search and Rescue changes the way it finds missing persons.

Members of Surrey Search and Rescue has overnight exercises in harsh winter conditions as part of their mandatory training. The non-profit society has been serving the area since 1973.
The Surrey/Langley Skeptics in the Pub meet twice a month to discuss critical thinking and science. From left are Jeff Vickers

A healthy dose of skepticism

Shouldn't these folks be at church on Sunday morning? God, no.

The Surrey/Langley Skeptics in the Pub meet twice a month to discuss critical thinking and science. From left are Jeff Vickers
Kiki is one of three six-week-old kittens recently rescued from a barn. While feral – or wild – cats make up part of Surrey’s huge at-large feline population

Surrey’s kitty conundrum

The city is home to 34,000 free-roaming felines living ‘grim’ lives.

Kiki is one of three six-week-old kittens recently rescued from a barn. While feral – or wild – cats make up part of Surrey’s huge at-large feline population
The Year of the Goat/Sheep – and cat, crane and tortoise

The Year of the Goat/Sheep – and cat, crane and tortoise

Local dancers and Beijing-based shadow play performers entertain at City Hall for the Chinese New Year.

The Year of the Goat/Sheep – and cat, crane and tortoise
Free surgery: The pets and the vets

Free surgery: The pets and the vets

In just one day, Surrey and Burnaby animal hospitals performed 40 free surgeries to help local shelters.

Free surgery: The pets and the vets
Dorothy Gibbs is the honouree at the Alzheimer Society's Walk for Memories

In living memory

Volunteer Dorothy Gibbs to be honoured at this year's Alzheimer's walk in Surrey.

Dorothy Gibbs is the honouree at the Alzheimer Society's Walk for Memories
A shooting victim was discovered Wednesday morning near Surrey Memorial Hospital.

Shooting victim found near Surrey Memorial Hospital

Woman suffered a leg wound and was found in a parking lot.

A shooting victim was discovered Wednesday morning near Surrey Memorial Hospital.