Matthew Hoekstra

Firefighters battle a fire in a two-storey building Sunday night.

Three families displaced in White Rock townhouse fire

Fire chief credits residents who turned garden hoses on blaze before crews arrived with lessening damage

Firefighters battle a fire in a two-storey building Sunday night.
A special rail excavator appears to have hooked onto a power line on Colebrook Road in South Surrey.

UPDATE: Wires pulled down in Surrey, knocking out power to 2,000

A motor vehicle accident knocked out power to more than 2,000 South Surrey properties Friday afternoon.

A special rail excavator appears to have hooked onto a power line on Colebrook Road in South Surrey.
Grandview Heights Aquatic Centre in South Surrey.

No change after ‘peeping Tom’ report

But universal-shower design is a ‘pedophile’s dream come true,’ says complainant.

Grandview Heights Aquatic Centre in South Surrey.
Preparing for Picnic on the Pier is Stephanie Beck

White Rock landmark to host fundraising dinner

Picnic on the Pier is a one-of-a-kind hospital fundraising event

Preparing for Picnic on the Pier is Stephanie Beck
Bilal Masalmeh plays with daughter Remas

Syrian refugees embrace new ‘mother country’

Family forced to flee war in Syria, has since found refuge in South Surrey

Bilal Masalmeh plays with daughter Remas
Police on scene in South Surrey in 2014.

Communications breakdown delayed paramedics in 2014 killing

But Surrey's fire chief says a lot has changed since the 2014 murder

Police on scene in South Surrey in 2014.
Lou-Seal the harbour seal was found emaciated and injured.

Emaciated Lou-seal finds help after Crescent Beach rescue

Dog alerts resident to emaciated baby seal, now in care at Vancouver Aquarium

Lou-Seal the harbour seal was found emaciated and injured.
Raising an egg salad toast to Dan is Rosie Mitchell

South Surrey diner staff, patrons salute Dan

Rosie's Country Cafe was like home for man who never missed a day at the diner

Raising an egg salad toast to Dan is Rosie Mitchell
Dave Ludwar says thieves cut through security cables to steal his Nimbus kayak from his Columbia Avenue carport.

Thieves targeting kayaks in White Rock

East Beach hillside homeowner says three high-end kayaks were stolen

Dave Ludwar says thieves cut through security cables to steal his Nimbus kayak from his Columbia Avenue carport.
White Rock's Luc Bruchet finished just behind fellow Canadian Mohammed Ahmed at the Olympic trials on July 7.

White Rock runner Luc Bruchet headed to Rio Games

Elgin Park grad qualified in the men's 5000 metre race at the Athletics Canada Olympic Trials in Edmonton

White Rock's Luc Bruchet finished just behind fellow Canadian Mohammed Ahmed at the Olympic trials on July 7.
More than 200 runners participated in the Semiahmoo First Nation Canada Day Rock run.

Runners welcome Canada Day with 10K in White Rock

The event began at Semiahmoo Park and featured 10-kilometre and five-kilometre runs, along with a kids’ course.

More than 200 runners participated in the Semiahmoo First Nation Canada Day Rock run.
Young princesses at the White Rock Princess Party last year.

Children to get royal treatment at White Rock Princess Party

The 2016 White Rock Princess Party will take over Centennial Arena on Aug. 6

Young princesses at the White Rock Princess Party last year.
Rear Admiral Gilles Couturier

Top naval officer visits South Surrey

Pacific fleet commander calls North Korea 'most unstable'

Rear Admiral Gilles Couturier
Kwantlen Polytechnic University fashion design student Nicole Picco will show off her final collection at The Show on April 24.

Top Kwantlen designers ready for the big show

‘We’ve all worked so hard to put it together,’ says graduating fashion student of The Show.

Kwantlen Polytechnic University fashion design student Nicole Picco will show off her final collection at The Show on April 24.