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The Pre-Heat by the Art of Lights Festival will include food, lights, dinosaurs and mechanical bull riding. (Cloverdale Rodeo / cloverdalerodeo.com)

Art of Lights lantern festival to participate in Cloverdale Rodeo and Country Fair

‘Pre-Heat’ will serve as a preview for the festival, which will return to Cloverdale in the fall

The Pre-Heat by the Art of Lights Festival will include food, lights, dinosaurs and mechanical bull riding. (Cloverdale Rodeo / cloverdalerodeo.com)
The Versatiles playing it up for the camera at the Cloverdale Legion. Norma Cowley sits second from the right, in a green bonnet. Susie Francis is on the far left in pink. (Gord Goble / Black Press Media file)

Cloverdale veteran, singer remembered for ‘amazing sense of humour’

Norma Cowley met life with a ‘smile and a laugh’

The Versatiles playing it up for the camera at the Cloverdale Legion. Norma Cowley sits second from the right, in a green bonnet. Susie Francis is on the far left in pink. (Gord Goble / Black Press Media file)
The Vimy Pilgrimage Award provides 20 Canadian students the opportunity to participate in a fully funded educational tour of France and Belgium. Cloverdale’s Joon Sohn stands fifth from the right. (Contributed)

Cloverdale student travels to France, Belgium to visit war sites

Joon Sohn, 16, received prestigious Vimy Pilgrimage Award

The Vimy Pilgrimage Award provides 20 Canadian students the opportunity to participate in a fully funded educational tour of France and Belgium. Cloverdale’s Joon Sohn stands fifth from the right. (Contributed)
Cloverdale Rodeo and Country Fair Head Dog Lou MacSorley. (@CloverdaleRodeo / Instagram)

Corgi race to feature at Cloverdale Rodeo finals

A dozen Corgis will race at the rodeo finals on Monday, May 20

Cloverdale Rodeo and Country Fair Head Dog Lou MacSorley. (@CloverdaleRodeo / Instagram)
Come to the upcoming Sheep to Shawl event at the Museum of Surrey on May 4 and watch as spinning and weaving teams shear sheep, spin wool and weave a shawl, all in one day. (Sam Carter / Unsplash)

Shear magic: Weavers, spinners will make a shawl from scratch at upcoming Surrey museum event

Teams will shear sheep, spin wool and weave shawls at free event May 4

Come to the upcoming Sheep to Shawl event at the Museum of Surrey on May 4 and watch as spinning and weaving teams shear sheep, spin wool and weave a shawl, all in one day. (Sam Carter / Unsplash)
Amateur skater Yuzuki Kawasaki, 8, competing at the 2017 World Freestyle Round-Up Skateboard Championships. (Grace Kennedy)

Skateboarders head to Cloverdale for world-renowned freestyle competition

World Round-Up Freestyle Skateboarding Championships return to fairgrounds this May long weekend

Amateur skater Yuzuki Kawasaki, 8, competing at the 2017 World Freestyle Round-Up Skateboard Championships. (Grace Kennedy)
Hold High the Torch, a Salish Secondary-based group of students, will host a Cloverdale veterans appreciation luncheon on Saturday, May 11. (holdhighthetorch.weebly.com)

Cloverdale student group ‘Hold High the Torch’ to host veterans appreciation lunch in May

Hold High the Torch will host veterans, dignitaries, students at Salish Secondary luncheon May 11

Hold High the Torch, a Salish Secondary-based group of students, will host a Cloverdale veterans appreciation luncheon on Saturday, May 11. (holdhighthetorch.weebly.com)
The 2019 Clovies awards, hosted by the Cloverdale Chamber of Commerce, honoured the best of Cloverdale businesses. (Cloverdale Chamber of Commerce)

Clovies honour best of Cloverdale businesses, citizens

Clovies business awards recognized exemplary businesses, not-for-profits, individuals

The 2019 Clovies awards, hosted by the Cloverdale Chamber of Commerce, honoured the best of Cloverdale businesses. (Cloverdale Chamber of Commerce)
Trial delayed for former Cloverdale pastor and wife charged with sex assault

Trial delayed for former Cloverdale pastor and wife charged with sex assault

Trial for Samuel and Madelaine Emerson will be continued in September

Trial delayed for former Cloverdale pastor and wife charged with sex assault
These heritage fruit trees were planted more than 100 years ago, shortly after the Scott family arrived in Cloverdale in 1912. They were in full bloom during the informal opening ceremony for the park on April 16, 2019. (Jim Foulkes)

Cloverdale’s newly named Henry Houston Scott Park opens

Park named for African-American settlers who came to Surrey in 1912

These heritage fruit trees were planted more than 100 years ago, shortly after the Scott family arrived in Cloverdale in 1912. They were in full bloom during the informal opening ceremony for the park on April 16, 2019. (Jim Foulkes)
There is an application before council to divide this lot along 172 Street into two lots, each of which would have one house and potentially suites. (Google Maps)

Subdivision, townhome proposals for Cloverdale neighbourhood move forward

Cloverdale Community Assocation opposes subdivision, agrees with BIA’s support of townhomes

There is an application before council to divide this lot along 172 Street into two lots, each of which would have one house and potentially suites. (Google Maps)
Snow White and the Seven Dwarves are a reminder of Bjorn Storness-Bliss’s lost son. They were stolen from his front yard mid-day on Easter Sunday. (Submitted)

‘We’re devastated’: Reminders of lost son stolen from Cloverdale family on Easter Sunday

For the second time in a year, several garden ornaments stolen from family’s front garden

Snow White and the Seven Dwarves are a reminder of Bjorn Storness-Bliss’s lost son. They were stolen from his front yard mid-day on Easter Sunday. (Submitted)
Curator Colleen Sharpe invites Lego-lovers to check out the Worlds of Wonder exhibit, opening at the Museum of Surrey on April 24. (City of Surrey)

Museum of Surrey’s new Lego exhibit promises ‘Worlds of Wonder’

Free, family-friendly Lego exhibit will open April 24

Curator Colleen Sharpe invites Lego-lovers to check out the Worlds of Wonder exhibit, opening at the Museum of Surrey on April 24. (City of Surrey)
Surrey residents check out the updated Cloverdale Town Centre Plan at an open house on Thursday, April 11, 2019. (Ankedo Zake)

Cloverdale residents get final chance to review new town centre plan

Open house is held, survey open until April 18

Surrey residents check out the updated Cloverdale Town Centre Plan at an open house on Thursday, April 11, 2019. (Ankedo Zake)
Emerson sex crime trial back in Surrey court today

Emerson sex crime trial back in Surrey court today

Former Cloverdale youth pastor and wife pleaded not guilty

Emerson sex crime trial back in Surrey court today
At the upcoming Mother’s Day Without a Mother event, hosted by the Surrey Hospice Society, participants will decorate mason jars as future flower vases. The free event provides a sense of community for those grieving the loss of their mother. (Priscilla du Preez / Unsplash)

Mother’s Day Without a Mother: Cloverdale event to provide safe space to grieve

Celebrant-led event will remember, celebrate mothers who have passed away

At the upcoming Mother’s Day Without a Mother event, hosted by the Surrey Hospice Society, participants will decorate mason jars as future flower vases. The free event provides a sense of community for those grieving the loss of their mother. (Priscilla du Preez / Unsplash)
The Black Press Extreme Education and Career Fair will take place at the Cloverdale Agriplex on Thursday, April 25, from 1 to 6 p.m. The fair brings together local educational institutions and employers with prospective students and job seekers. (Black Press Media file photo)

It’s all about the hustle: Find the right school, career at upcoming fair

Black Press Extreme Education and Career Fair returns to Cloverdale on April 25

The Black Press Extreme Education and Career Fair will take place at the Cloverdale Agriplex on Thursday, April 25, from 1 to 6 p.m. The fair brings together local educational institutions and employers with prospective students and job seekers. (Black Press Media file photo)
Three top-level football players from Lord Tweedsmuir Secondary School signed scholarship papers on Thursday, April 11. From left: Kojo Odoom, Addison Sadler and Braeden Hutchinson. (Ankedo Zake)

Top-level Tweedsmuir football players sign with renowned universities

Kojo Odoom, Addison Sadler and Braeden Hutchinson commit to collegiate football programs

Three top-level football players from Lord Tweedsmuir Secondary School signed scholarship papers on Thursday, April 11. From left: Kojo Odoom, Addison Sadler and Braeden Hutchinson. (Ankedo Zake)
Rondriso Farms was one of many local vendors at last year’s Clayton Community Farmer’s Market. (Verona Jungling / Little Light Photography)

Clayton Community Farmer’s Market returns May 5

More space, more vendors, more markets for second season

Rondriso Farms was one of many local vendors at last year’s Clayton Community Farmer’s Market. (Verona Jungling / Little Light Photography)
The inaugural Clover Valley Beer Festival in 2018 was a sold-out success. This year, the Property Twins return as a charity sponsor, and partial ticket proceeds will be donated to Twins Cancer Fundraising. (Clover Valley Beer Festival / cvbf.ca)

Clover Valley Beer Festival music lineup has ‘something for everyone’

Best Night Ever and more to play Cloverdale beer festival

The inaugural Clover Valley Beer Festival in 2018 was a sold-out success. This year, the Property Twins return as a charity sponsor, and partial ticket proceeds will be donated to Twins Cancer Fundraising. (Clover Valley Beer Festival / cvbf.ca)