Melissa Smalley

COLUMN: Memorable stories run deeper than headlines

Peace Arch News reporter Melissa Smalley bids a fond adieu to the Semiahmoo Peninsula after years documenting its residents' stories.

Frustration over ‘Canada 150’ grant to White Rock

Councillors say the uses of some $101,000 received should have been scrutinized by elected officials during the application process

Volunteer program rolls on

Driver network helps cancer patients get to appointment.

City of White Rock to tabulate FOI bids

Councillor request to address procedures surrounding 'problems' with FOI requests.

South Surrey cancer patient awaits transplant in Texas

Brandon Durieux in remission after four months of leukemia treatment in the U.S.

White Rock mayor calls for end to email ‘silliness’

Five Peninsula residents whose messages were blocked insist correspondence was not abusive or inappropriate.

Pier fundraiser backed by White Rock council

Private summer party raises ‘trepidation’ following 2014 celebration.

Height-reduced variation for Nichol Road proposal

Receipt of staff report opposed by White Rock Mayor Wayne Baldwin.

Fashioning support for all-abilities park

Weekend event raises $6,000 for waterfront initiative.

White Rock council focuses on mechanical waste pickup

City staff recommend contracting out manual garbage collection.

White Rock arson probe spreads

Investigation into May 15 fire in hands of RCMP as nearly 100 evacuees await word on fate of building.

Residents wonder if the City of White Rock has been blocking their messages

White Rock councillors surprised to learn that emails from some residents were bouncing back

Lessons learned about emergency prep

An emergency preparedness fair in Ocean Park attracted dozens of local residents

‘Extraordinary’ blaze tapped White Rock’s water system

White Rock leaders stand by city-owned water supply in wake of massive fire

White Rock boil-water advisory lifted

Two rounds of testing confirm no presence of bacteria, city staff say.

White Rock boil-water advisory still in effect

White Rock water levels at full-capacity after crews battling Five Corners fire deplete reserves, causing bacteria concerns.

Donations of goods for fire victims not needed: White Rock officials

'Immediate needs being met' for more than 100 evacuees from Five Corners blaze.

Evacuees amass at Centennial Arena as fire crews tackle Five Corners blaze

White Rock four-storey building up in flames in Sunday-morning fire.

Plight of the honeybee

A South Surrey family is helping boost honeybee populations, through hosting a beehive in their backyard

Night spent on streets of Vancouver ‘terrifying’ for South Surrey moms

Ocean Park residents sleep out downtown to raise funds for youth programs.

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