Tricia Weel

Langley Secondary senior girls basketball coach Sheldon Guy speaks to a crowd at Earl Marriott Secondary Tuesday (Dec. 5) before an exhibition game about his experience with suddenly losing his sight, and how to pivot and adapt to the challenges life may bring. (Contributed photo)

Blind basketball coach gives inspirational talk before exhibition game in South Surrey

‘It’s OK to not be OK,’ Langley coach Sheldon Guy tells Earl Mariott audience

Langley Secondary senior girls basketball coach Sheldon Guy speaks to a crowd at Earl Marriott Secondary Tuesday (Dec. 5) before an exhibition game about his experience with suddenly losing his sight, and how to pivot and adapt to the challenges life may bring. (Contributed photo)
The Elgin Park senior boys volleyball team won bronze at the 2022 Provincial Championships in Kelowna Dec. 2 and 3 in Kelowna. (Contributed photo)

Bronze win for Elgin Park Secondary senior boys volleyball team at provincials

‘Roller coaster ride’ saw South Surrey team beat Oak Bay for third-place B.C. finish

The Elgin Park senior boys volleyball team won bronze at the 2022 Provincial Championships in Kelowna Dec. 2 and 3 in Kelowna. (Contributed photo)
White Rock Wave swimmer Kelly Dumont (middle)stroking her way to a first-place finish in the 50M backstroke at the Ebbtides meet. (contributed photo)

White Rock Wave swim team takes first place in Ebbtides Meet in Nanaimo

Team strength in relays helped Grandview Aquatic Centre swimmers nab the win

White Rock Wave swimmer Kelly Dumont (middle)stroking her way to a first-place finish in the 50M backstroke at the Ebbtides meet. (contributed photo)
The Bright Walk in White Rock happens Dec. 10 starting at 5 p.m. at Memorial Park Plaza. (contributed photo)

Holiday sail pasts and Bright Walk in White Rock coming up on Peninsula

Festive events to brighten the holiday season for area residents

The Bright Walk in White Rock happens Dec. 10 starting at 5 p.m. at Memorial Park Plaza. (contributed photo)
Youngsters Grayson and Caitlyn, along with White Rock community policing volunteers, Santa and Safety Bear, were busy collecting clothing for the detachment’s 5th annual Children’s Clothing Drive, which runs until Dec. 10 at 3 White Rock locations. (contributed photo)

White Rock RCMP hope community can help with 5th annual Children’s Clothing Drive

Donations can be dropped off at 3 different locations until Dec. 10

Youngsters Grayson and Caitlyn, along with White Rock community policing volunteers, Santa and Safety Bear, were busy collecting clothing for the detachment’s 5th annual Children’s Clothing Drive, which runs until Dec. 10 at 3 White Rock locations. (contributed photo)
A report of a woman screaming and a person potentially barricaded inside a home led to a large police presence in a South Surrey neighbourhood Monday morning. (Sobia Moman photo)

UPDATE: ERT, RCMP arrest 1 man at South Surrey home after hours-long standoff

Neighbours report hearing a woman screaming before police arrived

A report of a woman screaming and a person potentially barricaded inside a home led to a large police presence in a South Surrey neighbourhood Monday morning. (Sobia Moman photo)
The number of clients is up at Sources’ South Surrey White Rock food bank, as well as the cost of food, which is why the community’s help is needed more than ever. (Tricia Weel photo)

Donations needed at White Rock South Surrey food bank with numbers, costs on the rise

It ‘could be a family member or neighbour’ who needs community’s help

The number of clients is up at Sources’ South Surrey White Rock food bank, as well as the cost of food, which is why the community’s help is needed more than ever. (Tricia Weel photo)
Surrey rivals the Earl Marriott Mariners (green) and Grandview Grizzlies battled it out at the AAA senior provincials in the Okanagan, thanks to the school district bussing them up together. (Jennifer Smith photo)

South Surrey represents with two teams at AAA senior girls volleyball finals

Grandview, EMS teams place 7th and 9th at provincial championships held in Okanagan

Surrey rivals the Earl Marriott Mariners (green) and Grandview Grizzlies battled it out at the AAA senior provincials in the Okanagan, thanks to the school district bussing them up together. (Jennifer Smith photo)
Someone who purchased a ticket in Richmond for the Dec. 3 Lott 6/49 jackpot woke up $5-million richer Sunday morning, according to the B.C. Lottery Corporation. (File photo)

Ticket bought in Lower Mainland wins $5 million in Dec. 3 Lotto 6/49 draw

Lucky holiday season for someone who purchased lottery ticket in Richmond

Someone who purchased a ticket in Richmond for the Dec. 3 Lott 6/49 jackpot woke up $5-million richer Sunday morning, according to the B.C. Lottery Corporation. (File photo)
A collaboration between coaches has allowed young South Surrey athlete Neil Zhou to participate and excel in multiple sports throughout his youth. (Contributed photo)

Move for Life initiative helps athletes like South Surrey’s Neil Zhou, 13, to excel

Cross-coach collaboration allows young athletes to shine

A collaboration between coaches has allowed young South Surrey athlete Neil Zhou to participate and excel in multiple sports throughout his youth. (Contributed photo)
Vancouver Canucks defenceman Kyle Burroughs hands his stick to Semiahmoo Ravens U13 player Connor Clark, who used an old photo taken of him and No. 44 to get the Canuck’s attention during warmup before their game against the Las Vegas Golden Knights in Las Vegas on Nov. 26. (Vancouver Canucks photo)

‘Positive’ Las Vegas experience for Semiahmoo Ravens U13 minor hockey team

Weekend tournament rewards one young hockey fan with memorable Vancouver Canucks memento

Vancouver Canucks defenceman Kyle Burroughs hands his stick to Semiahmoo Ravens U13 player Connor Clark, who used an old photo taken of him and No. 44 to get the Canuck’s attention during warmup before their game against the Las Vegas Golden Knights in Las Vegas on Nov. 26. (Vancouver Canucks photo)
A TransLink shuttle bus crashes into a line of pulled-over vehicles during a snow storm Tuesday night on 160 Street between 28 and 30 Avenue in South Surrey. (Erica Kreeft/Facebook photo)

Snowy commute causes chaos on Surrey roads during Tuesday night storm

Crashes and tie-ups lead to hours-long commutes for some unlucky drivers

A TransLink shuttle bus crashes into a line of pulled-over vehicles during a snow storm Tuesday night on 160 Street between 28 and 30 Avenue in South Surrey. (Erica Kreeft/Facebook photo)
The Elgin Park Secondary junior boys’ Orcas team has won the provincial volleyball championship after a weekend tournament – for the first time in a quarter of a century. (contributed photo)

South Surrey junior boys Orcas bring home provincial championship title

It’s been 25 years since Elgin Park Secondary junior boys won same championship

The Elgin Park Secondary junior boys’ Orcas team has won the provincial volleyball championship after a weekend tournament – for the first time in a quarter of a century. (contributed photo)
Peace Arch Curling Club curler Dave Warren throws a peel weight at the annual High Tides Bonspiel held at the club on the weekend. (photo by Leo Le Couteur)

Weekend rocks with High Tide Bonspiel at Peace Arch Curling Club

Local teams take top 2 spots in annual White Rock bonspiel

Peace Arch Curling Club curler Dave Warren throws a peel weight at the annual High Tides Bonspiel held at the club on the weekend. (photo by Leo Le Couteur)
After battling it out on the field in the Vancouver Mainland Football League (VMFL) championships on Saturday, the White Rock-South Surrey Titans minor football association’s Bantam team is headed to provincial championships. (contributed photo)

Titans head to provincial minor football championships after weekend play

White Rock South Surrey Bantam team faces Nanaimo again in final

After battling it out on the field in the Vancouver Mainland Football League (VMFL) championships on Saturday, the White Rock-South Surrey Titans minor football association’s Bantam team is headed to provincial championships. (contributed photo)
The Earl Marriott Secondary junior girls Mariners volleyball team are provincial champions after competing fiercely all year. (contributed photo)

Earl Marriott junior girls Mariners win provincial volleyball championships

South Surrey school’s student athletes shine at B.C. tournaments

The Earl Marriott Secondary junior girls Mariners volleyball team are provincial champions after competing fiercely all year. (contributed photo)
Winners Gurkirt Kaur Manhas and Balreet Kaur Randhawa with teacher Ms. Singh. (contributed photo)

Surrey students take home Punjabi literature prizes

Five Surrey high school students are celebrating after winning youth Dhahan Prize

Winners Gurkirt Kaur Manhas and Balreet Kaur Randhawa with teacher Ms. Singh. (contributed photo)
Mainroad Lower Mainland Contracting is preparing for winter driving conditions with a chilly, potentially snowy forecast on the way. (file photo)

Lower Mainland commuters urged to be ready for winter driving conditions

Mainroad preparing for potentially snowy, icy conditions on Port Mann, Alex Fraser bridges

Mainroad Lower Mainland Contracting is preparing for winter driving conditions with a chilly, potentially snowy forecast on the way. (file photo)
Surrey RCMP are hoping the public can help find a 42-year-old woman missing since Nov. 12.

UPDATE: Missing Surrey woman located by Surrey RCMP

Woman, 42, was missing since Nov. 12

Surrey RCMP are hoping the public can help find a 42-year-old woman missing since Nov. 12.
White Rock resident Lise Hines is one of three Surrey “Spark” Program winners, granting her $3,000 in seed funding for her carefully curated ‘With the Chef’ food tasting tours. (contributed photo)

White Rock resident, Surrey photographer among 3 Surrey ‘Spark’ Program winners

Funding will help Lise Hines focus on food tasting tours in the area

White Rock resident Lise Hines is one of three Surrey “Spark” Program winners, granting her $3,000 in seed funding for her carefully curated ‘With the Chef’ food tasting tours. (contributed photo)