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Statue of Lady Justice outside B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster. (File photo by Tom Zytaruk)

Eight year sentence for attempt to smuggle $1.5M in meth into country on Canada Day

Judge says 49-year-old Rajkumar Subramaniam was ‘old enough to know better’

Statue of Lady Justice outside B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster. (File photo by Tom Zytaruk)
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COLUMN: Let there be lights – lots and lots of lights

In a dismal year like this, it’s not too soon to decorate for Christmas

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COLUMN: Time dress down, mask-up and embrace ‘pandemic chic’

COLUMN: Time dress down, mask-up and embrace ‘pandemic chic’

When you seldom see another human being, does it even matter what you wear?

COLUMN: Time dress down, mask-up and embrace ‘pandemic chic’
Inspired by a car-wash fundraiser held in South Surrey in July, Zach Young, 6, sold lemonade Aug. 2 and 3 and raised $670 for baby Lucy. The four-month-old Vancouver infant has a rare genetic disorder that requires treatment with one of the most expensive drugs in the world. On Saturday (Aug. 8) the Van Doormaal family announced that Lucy will be getting treatment – likely in September. (Contributed photo)

South Surrey boy’s lemonade stand raises $670 for baby Lucy on BC Day weekend

Zach Young, 6, wanted to help with purchase of Vancouver infant’s costly drug ‘to help her get better’

Inspired by a car-wash fundraiser held in South Surrey in July, Zach Young, 6, sold lemonade Aug. 2 and 3 and raised $670 for baby Lucy. The four-month-old Vancouver infant has a rare genetic disorder that requires treatment with one of the most expensive drugs in the world. On Saturday (Aug. 8) the Van Doormaal family announced that Lucy will be getting treatment – likely in September. (Contributed photo)
Grace Ialungo, who graduated from Semiahmoo Secondary in 1950, is hoping to connect with former classmates for 70-year high school reunion luncheon. (File photo)

Semiahmoo Secondary alumna planning 70-year reunion

Grace Ialungo hopes fellow graduates of the class of 1950 will reach out

Grace Ialungo, who graduated from Semiahmoo Secondary in 1950, is hoping to connect with former classmates for 70-year high school reunion luncheon. (File photo)
COLUMN: For Generation X, COVID-19 isolation just something to grin and bear

COLUMN: For Generation X, COVID-19 isolation just something to grin and bear

Segment of society has been training for this our whole lives

COLUMN: For Generation X, COVID-19 isolation just something to grin and bear
COLUMN: Let’s consider what we agree to think of as ‘normal’

COLUMN: Let’s consider what we agree to think of as ‘normal’

Now that B.C. has officially entered Phase Two of measures to stem…

COLUMN: Let’s consider what we agree to think of as ‘normal’
COLUMN: A word of thanks to the other frontline workers

COLUMN: A word of thanks to the other frontline workers

Mental health professionals helping deal with emotional fallout of a global pandemic

COLUMN: A word of thanks to the other frontline workers
OFF TOPIC: Walking the walk while talking the talk

OFF TOPIC: Walking the walk while talking the talk

Regular excercise with social interaction still possible – and necessary

OFF TOPIC: Walking the walk while talking the talk
Diane Toth, lifestyles consultant, Bette Hutchinson, retirement counsellor, current resident Mary Bucholtz and Amrit Sidhu, director of wellness washed, dried and styled hair at Peninsula Retirement Residence last week. (Contributed photo)

‘Beauty School Dropout’ session offers shampoo, set and social interaction

Peninsula Retirement Residence staff host spa day for seniors amid COVID-19 lockdown

Diane Toth, lifestyles consultant, Bette Hutchinson, retirement counsellor, current resident Mary Bucholtz and Amrit Sidhu, director of wellness washed, dried and styled hair at Peninsula Retirement Residence last week. (Contributed photo)
Chelsea Granter, 16, has sewed more than 120 masks, which she sells for $10 each. Money raised through the South Surrey teen’s project is being donated to the Greater Vancouver Food Bank. (Contributed photo)

South Surrey teen sewing masks to benefit Greater Vancouver Food Bank

Chelsea Granter, 16, wants to help ease stress during COVID-19 pandemic

Chelsea Granter, 16, has sewed more than 120 masks, which she sells for $10 each. Money raised through the South Surrey teen’s project is being donated to the Greater Vancouver Food Bank. (Contributed photo)
3 Dogs Brewing on Johnston Road in White Rock is making hand sanitizer which it is offering at no charge to frontline workers, including police, fire and Handydart staff. The public can pick up bottles by donation. Money raised will be used produce more product. (Contributed photo)

White Rock brewery turns up the (alcohol by) volume in COVID-19 fight

3 Dogs Brewing is making hand sanitizer for frontline workers, general public

3 Dogs Brewing on Johnston Road in White Rock is making hand sanitizer which it is offering at no charge to frontline workers, including police, fire and Handydart staff. The public can pick up bottles by donation. Money raised will be used produce more product. (Contributed photo)
Jaye Murray, manager of Sources’ South Surrey Food Bank. (Tracy Holmes photo)

Sources Food Bank issues plea for donations amid COVID-19 crisis

Pick-up process adapted to maintain two-metre separation

Jaye Murray, manager of Sources’ South Surrey Food Bank. (Tracy Holmes photo)
COLUMN: Some sentiments don’t need to be expressed

COLUMN: Some sentiments don’t need to be expressed

Letter to the editor’s vile contents not worth repeating

COLUMN: Some sentiments don’t need to be expressed
Piya Sandhu, owner of White Rock’s The Handpicked Home, was named the Business Leader of the Year – U40 at the South Surrey & White Rock Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards on Feb. 12. (Peace Arch News file photo)

Business excellence on Semiahmoo Peninsula recognized at awards gala

SS&WR Chamber of Commerce 21st annual awards night held Feb. 12

Piya Sandhu, owner of White Rock’s The Handpicked Home, was named the Business Leader of the Year – U40 at the South Surrey & White Rock Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards on Feb. 12. (Peace Arch News file photo)
COLUMN: Punches are flying in Surrey over ride-hailing, but it’s an uneven match

COLUMN: Punches are flying in Surrey over ride-hailing, but it’s an uneven match

Like other businesses that face internet-based competition, the taxi industry must adapt

COLUMN: Punches are flying in Surrey over ride-hailing, but it’s an uneven match
COLUMN: Winter still brings chills and thrills – just a different kind

COLUMN: Winter still brings chills and thrills – just a different kind

Sliding on snow and ice was much more fun using a sled or skates

COLUMN: Winter still brings chills and thrills – just a different kind
COLUMN: A time for making lists and major life changes

COLUMN: A time for making lists and major life changes

‘Tis the season… of superlatives. We’ve now passed through the season of…

COLUMN: A time for making lists and major life changes
COLUMN: Feedback needn’t be a dirty word

COLUMN: Feedback needn’t be a dirty word

Our new environmental columnist welcomes comments, but please remember she’s a teen

COLUMN: Feedback needn’t be a dirty word
Now in its third year, the Christmas Card Collective aims to see 10,000 cards filled and delivered to people sleeping in shelters this holiday season. (Contributed photo)

Christmas Card Collective promises ‘special delivery’

Third annual event aims to see 10,000 holiday greetings delivered to homeless shelters

Now in its third year, the Christmas Card Collective aims to see 10,000 cards filled and delivered to people sleeping in shelters this holiday season. (Contributed photo)