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Local volunteers and members of the Lower Mainland Green Team work to remove invasive species from White Rock Beach Saturday. (Green Team photo)

PHOTOS: Green Team, volunteers clear invasive species from White Rock Beach

Volunteers remove ‘some of the largest Himalayan blackberry crowns we have seen’ – organizer

On Thursday at South Surrey Athletic Park, the White Rock Muslim Association hosted an outdoor prayer service to celebrate Eid – the end of Ramadan. (Contributed photo)

PHOTOS: White Rock Muslim Association celebrates end of Ramadan outdoors

Semiahmoo Peninsula Muslims took part in socially-distanced prayers to mark Eid

Crews prepare to move Kevin Stone’s 8,000-pound unfinished steel dragon from Stone’s Speed Shop to a new location in Yarrow on Thursday, April 29, 2021 (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

VIDEO: Chilliwack metal sculptor forced to move unfinished 8,000-pound dragon down Hwy 1

Kevin Stone will be finishing his ‘Game of Thrones’ dragon at a new workshop in Yarrow

Crews work through the night Tuesday, April 27, on a sinkhole that appeared in Vernon on Hospital Hill at 32nd Street and 21st Avenue, the intersection to Vernon Jubilee Hospital. The highway through Vernon was closed in both directions. (Kerry Hutter photos)

PHOTOS: Water main break reduces Vernon highway traffic to single lane

Large hole appeared on 32nd Street at 21st Avenue around midnight

Crews work through the night Tuesday, April 27, on a sinkhole that appeared in Vernon on Hospital Hill at 32nd Street and 21st Avenue, the intersection to Vernon Jubilee Hospital. The highway through Vernon was closed in both directions. (Kerry Hutter photos)
Kelly Ng (left) tries to get the attention of Podzol and Aquila as twin sister, Pauline Ng, snaps a photo of the two dogs by a field of hyacinths at the Chilliwack Tulips attraction on April 13. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

PHOTOS: Strolling through tulips, hyacinths and daffodils at Chilliwack Tulips attraction

Colourful spring flower attraction now open in Chilliwack, continues into May

Kelly Ng (left) tries to get the attention of Podzol and Aquila as twin sister, Pauline Ng, snaps a photo of the two dogs by a field of hyacinths at the Chilliwack Tulips attraction on April 13. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Hundreds of people march along Yale Road near Hodgins Avenue during the Fraser Valley Freedom Rally on Saturday, April 3, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

PHOTOS: Hundreds rally in Fraser Valley in defiance of COVID-19 restrictions

Large group of unmasked protesters from Lower Mainland, Fraser Valley gathered for FV Freedom Rally

Hundreds of people march along Yale Road near Hodgins Avenue during the Fraser Valley Freedom Rally on Saturday, April 3, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
A joint effort between local fishery officers, the Canadian Coast Guard and others resulted in the seizure of more than 300 illegal crab traps in Boundary Bay near White Rock this month. (Fisheries and Oceans Canada photo)

More than 300 illegal crab traps seized in waters near White Rock

Boundary Bay seizure a five-day operation that involved fisheries officers, Coast Guard hovercraft

A joint effort between local fishery officers, the Canadian Coast Guard and others resulted in the seizure of more than 300 illegal crab traps in Boundary Bay near White Rock this month. (Fisheries and Oceans Canada photo)
New Westminster TV production designer, Rick Whitfield, has designed an office in a box for British Columbians in need of a private workspace. (BC Box Office photo)

PHOTOS: B.C. man designs ‘box office’ solution for those working from home

‘A professionally designed workspace on your property, away from the distractions of home’

New Westminster TV production designer, Rick Whitfield, has designed an office in a box for British Columbians in need of a private workspace. (BC Box Office photo)
Semiahmoo Totems react after defeating the Terry Fox Ravens 114-62 to capture their second consecutive BC Seniors Girls 4A Championship, in a tournament held at the Langley Events Centre over the March 1 weekend. (Vancouver Sports Pictures)
Semiahmoo Totems react after defeating the Terry Fox Ravens 114-62 to capture their second consecutive BC Seniors Girls 4A Championship, in a tournament held at the Langley Events Centre over the March 1 weekend. (Vancouver Sports Pictures)
Baby, a 10-year-old rescue cat. (Joanna Lemay photo)

PHOTOS: Semiahmoo Peninsula pets get into the holiday spirit

We asked readers show us their pets all decked out for the holidays – and they delivered

  • Dec 24, 2020
Baby, a 10-year-old rescue cat. (Joanna Lemay photo)
A mixed-car train rolls along the waterfront between White Rock and Crescent Beach in this shot captured a few weeks ago by Erik Seiz. (Erik Seiz photo)

Fiery U.S. derailment fuels argument to move rail off Semiahmoo Peninsula waterfront

‘It most certainly could have been a really big disaster’: rail relocation advocate

A mixed-car train rolls along the waterfront between White Rock and Crescent Beach in this shot captured a few weeks ago by Erik Seiz. (Erik Seiz photo)
At least one person received life-threatening injuries when a car collided with a semi truck in South Surrey on Friday morning. (Brenda Anderson photo)
At least one person received life-threatening injuries when a car collided with a semi truck in South Surrey on Friday morning. (Brenda Anderson photo)
The South Surrey ‘Underground House’ includes skylights and just one side ‘window’ – this glass door that leads out to a patio. (Contributed photo)

PHOTOS: South Surrey ‘underground house’ set to go up for sale

‘Unassuming’ John Kay-designed home include skylights, just one window

The South Surrey ‘Underground House’ includes skylights and just one side ‘window’ – this glass door that leads out to a patio. (Contributed photo)
Wickson Pier in Crescent Beach is closed to the public, as work to replace and repair piles continues. (Susan Richards de Wit photo)

PHOTOS: Repairs to Crescent Beach pier complete

$180,000 Wickson Pier project included pile replacement, says City of Surrey parks manager

Wickson Pier in Crescent Beach is closed to the public, as work to replace and repair piles continues. (Susan Richards de Wit photo)
Surrey RCMP are investigating after a single vehicle collision near the 2900-block of 132 Street early Tuesday morning. (1st Due Media)

PHOTOS: Minor injuries after single vehicle collision in South Surrey

Speed may have been a contributing factor in collision: police

Surrey RCMP are investigating after a single vehicle collision near the 2900-block of 132 Street early Tuesday morning. (1st Due Media)
Surrey RCMP and Washington State Police raised both an American and Canadian flag at the Peace Arch Tuesday morning. (Aaron Hinks photos)

Surrey RCMP, Washington State Patrol host flag raising ceremony at Peace Arch Park

COVID-19 caused renewed interest in international park, park association founder says

Surrey RCMP and Washington State Police raised both an American and Canadian flag at the Peace Arch Tuesday morning. (Aaron Hinks photos)
Mack Richards, wearing a blue RCAF sweater, stands with his instructors in front of an Anson aircraft in the spring of 1944. (Contributed photo)

Eyes on the skies: White Rock’s Mack Richards trained diligently for battle he never saw

Bruce Richards recounts his late father’s journey to becoming a pilot in the RCAF

  • Nov 5, 2020
Mack Richards, wearing a blue RCAF sweater, stands with his instructors in front of an Anson aircraft in the spring of 1944. (Contributed photo)
A TV screen shows images of U.S. President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden during a news program, at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

Trump prematurely claims victory as world waits nervously, impatiently for U.S. vote count

The lack of result in the U.S. election was not that surprising to experts

A TV screen shows images of U.S. President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden during a news program, at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
While the number of houses decorated for Halloween seem to be down compared to previous years, some homeowners kept the tradition alive, sort of. In South Surrey’s Summerfield neighbourhood, a skeleton horse and buggy are the showcase displays. The decorations include levitating candles, tomb stones, and skeleton dogs. (Aaron Hinks photo)

Trick-or-treat: Halloween spirit evident in South Surrey home

Skeleton horse-drawn carriage feature of Summerfield bone yard

While the number of houses decorated for Halloween seem to be down compared to previous years, some homeowners kept the tradition alive, sort of. In South Surrey’s Summerfield neighbourhood, a skeleton horse and buggy are the showcase displays. The decorations include levitating candles, tomb stones, and skeleton dogs. (Aaron Hinks photo)
Vancouver Police were at a White Rock home Oct. 20 to conduct a search warrant. (Aaron Hinks photo)

ERT response to White Rock home connected to homicide: police

Search underway in the 15800-block of Prospect Crescent

Vancouver Police were at a White Rock home Oct. 20 to conduct a search warrant. (Aaron Hinks photo)