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One person was found dead following a fire at a Whalley apartment building Tuesday night. (Shane MacKichan photo)

One dead in Whalley apartment fire

Police, fire services respond to blaze in 13600-block of 107A Avenue

One person was found dead following a fire at a Whalley apartment building Tuesday night. (Shane MacKichan photo)
White Rock Elementary leadership students pose on the school’s ‘Orca’ playground, installed last summer with support from the Rotary Club of White Rock, Peace Arch Hospital Foundation Healthy Communities Grant, The City of White Rock and Forge Properties. (Contributed photo)

White Rock Elementary students rename playgrounds

Aquatic-themed monikers chosen

White Rock Elementary leadership students pose on the school’s ‘Orca’ playground, installed last summer with support from the Rotary Club of White Rock, Peace Arch Hospital Foundation Healthy Communities Grant, The City of White Rock and Forge Properties. (Contributed photo)
A drive-thru drop-off and information booth will be at the White Rock RCMP detachment from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on April 13, 2022. (File photo)

White Rock clothing drive to benefit women affected by violence

Donations are being collected through April 22

A drive-thru drop-off and information booth will be at the White Rock RCMP detachment from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on April 13, 2022. (File photo)
Volunteer Kees Foster provides support for homeless visitors at during a previous extreme-weather shelter season. This season, the shelter was hosted at Mount Olive Lutheran Church, at 2350 148 St. (File photo)

South Surrey/White Rock seasonal shelters close, but need remains

‘That stop-and-go – it’s not sustainable, it’s not working’

Volunteer Kees Foster provides support for homeless visitors at during a previous extreme-weather shelter season. This season, the shelter was hosted at Mount Olive Lutheran Church, at 2350 148 St. (File photo)
Tickets go on sale this week for the Earl Marriott Secondary grad fashion show, set for April 20, 2022. (File photo)

Earl Marriott fashion show returning to catwalk

Event is a fundraiser for South Surrey dry-grad event

Tickets go on sale this week for the Earl Marriott Secondary grad fashion show, set for April 20, 2022. (File photo)
Sources’ officials are celebrating after Coldest Night of the Year campaign surpasses goal of raising $200,000 for agency’s homelessness-prevention and rent bank programs. (Contributed photo)
Sources’ officials are celebrating after Coldest Night of the Year campaign surpasses goal of raising $200,000 for agency’s homelessness-prevention and rent bank programs. (Contributed photo)
The last in-person Hike for Hospice was held in Crescent Beach in 2019. (Contributed photo)

In-person return for South Surrey Hike for Hospice event

Fundraiser for Peace Arch Hospice Society in its 19th year

The last in-person Hike for Hospice was held in Crescent Beach in 2019. (Contributed photo)
An annual showcase of positivity is set for June 3, 2022 at Surrey City Hall. (surrey.ca photo)

Annual Surrey Steps Up showcase set for June 3

Equitas partnered to offer five $500 grants

An annual showcase of positivity is set for June 3, 2022 at Surrey City Hall. (surrey.ca photo)
The Surrey Community Cat Foundation is appealing for pet-food donations. (File photo)

Surrey cat charity appeals for pet-food donations

COVID-19 cited for drop in canned, bagged donations

The Surrey Community Cat Foundation is appealing for pet-food donations. (File photo)
A salute to health-care workers is planned for March 30 in the McCracken Courtyard at Peace Arch Hospital. (Google image)

Pot-banging event planned for Peace Arch Hospital Wednesday morning

Salute to health-care workers marks two years since clang of appreciation began

A salute to health-care workers is planned for March 30 in the McCracken Courtyard at Peace Arch Hospital. (Google image)
South Surrey business owner Daksh Patel is inviting the community to help with a cleanup at Crescent Beach on April 3, 2022. (Contributed photo)

South Surrey business owner hosting Crescent Beach cleanup

Daksh Patel also raising funds for David Suzuki Foundation

South Surrey business owner Daksh Patel is inviting the community to help with a cleanup at Crescent Beach on April 3, 2022. (Contributed photo)
Surrey firefighters helped raise more than $9,000 for the Sources South Surrey/White Rock Food Bank at a shredding event hosted by Semiahmoo Shopping Centre on March 26, 2022. (Contributed photo)

PHOTOS: South Surrey shredding event raises $9K for Sources’ food bank

Surrey firefighters pitch in at Semiahmoo Shopping Centre event

Surrey firefighters helped raise more than $9,000 for the Sources South Surrey/White Rock Food Bank at a shredding event hosted by Semiahmoo Shopping Centre on March 26, 2022. (Contributed photo)
Surrey City Hall. (File photo)

65 market-rental apartments included in South Surrey proposal

City staff recommend council set public hearing for April 11

Surrey City Hall. (File photo)
Southbound motorists are being asked to slow down on Highway 99 this week, as crews work on shoulder maintenance between 24 Avenue and Beach Road. (Google Streetview image)

Roadwork on Highway 99 in South Surrey

Southbound lane closure in effect through March 30: Mainroad

Southbound motorists are being asked to slow down on Highway 99 this week, as crews work on shoulder maintenance between 24 Avenue and Beach Road. (Google Streetview image)
Students returning to school this morning are no longer required to wear a mask. (surreyschools.ca photo)

Masks now a matter of choice for Surrey district students, staff

Updated provincial-health order took effect on first day of spring break

Students returning to school this morning are no longer required to wear a mask. (surreyschools.ca photo)
A banquet to support humanitarian-relief efforts in Ukraine takes place tonight in Vancouver.

PHOTOS: White Rock man chairs effort by former Vietnamese refugees to raise $200K for Ukraine

Charity banquet raises $40,000, Tony Vuu says momentum to help is ‘so strong’

A banquet to support humanitarian-relief efforts in Ukraine takes place tonight in Vancouver.
Police responding to the 12600-block of 72 Avenue Thursday (March 24, 2022) located ‘evidence consistent with a shooting.’ (Shane MacKichan photo)

One injured in ‘targeted’ Surrey shooting

Police say victim suffered non-life-threatening injuries

Police responding to the 12600-block of 72 Avenue Thursday (March 24, 2022) located ‘evidence consistent with a shooting.’ (Shane MacKichan photo)
The Mounties’ Criminal Collision Investigation Team was in the Newton area Thursday night (March 24, 2022) after a pedestrian was struck near 80 Avenue and 128 Street. (Shane MacKichan photo)

Pedestrian seriously injured in Surrey

Truck driver ‘located and taken into custody’: police

The Mounties’ Criminal Collision Investigation Team was in the Newton area Thursday night (March 24, 2022) after a pedestrian was struck near 80 Avenue and 128 Street. (Shane MacKichan photo)
The 2nd Annual Diaper Drive, aiming to collect 100,000 diapers for families in need, is set for April 30 in South Surrey. (Contributed photo)

Diaper drive returning to South Surrey

Coldwell Banker Marquise Realty aiming to collect 100,000 diapers for Sources, Options

The 2nd Annual Diaper Drive, aiming to collect 100,000 diapers for families in need, is set for April 30 in South Surrey. (Contributed photo)
Crescent Beach residents are proposing a three-prong pilot, including pay parking, as a means of reducing vehicle traffic in the seaside community. (Tracy Holmes file photo)

Efforts afoot to curb traffic woes in Crescent Beach

South Surrey waterfront community supports pay and permit parking, speed bumps: chair

Crescent Beach residents are proposing a three-prong pilot, including pay parking, as a means of reducing vehicle traffic in the seaside community. (Tracy Holmes file photo)
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