White Rock

Next show at The White Rock Playhouse is the drama The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time, opening Feb. 2 (Google image).

‘Curious Incident’ is first White Rock Players Club show of 2022

Touching mystery sheds light on the world of those living with autism

 

A South Surrey-White Rock moms’ group plans respectful protests for this Thursday and Saturday across 16 Avenue from Peace Arch Hospital in response to a Fraser Health decision to close the maternity unit temporarily. File photo

Peace Arch Hospital protests planned over maternity ‘diversion’

South Surrey-White Rock moms’ group fears closure of unit may not be temporary

 

Comedian Lizzie Allan returns to live shows with Connection Please! – running Feb. 3-5, with limited audience and pandemic protocols, at the Peninsula Productions theatre in Centennial Park. Contributed photo

White Rock comedienne connecting through laughter – at a safe distance

Lizzie Allan returns to in-person comedy with Connection Please!

 

A $2.8 million grand prize package home for BC Children’s Hospital’s 2022 Choices Lottery is located at 13156 19A Ave. in Ocean Park. Contributed photo.

Prize homes in South Surrey, White Rock valued at nearly $3 million each

BC Children’s Hospital lottery tickets on sale now

A $2.8 million grand prize package home for BC Children’s Hospital’s 2022 Choices Lottery is located at 13156 19A Ave. in Ocean Park. Contributed photo.
On Dec. 30 at the pond at Crescent Park, ‘so many people were there, with adults engaged in shovelling every little part of the pond that could be skated upon. Kids and dogs were frolicking everywhere.’ (Janet McIntosh photo)

PHOTOS: White Rock, South Surrey turned into winter playground

From skating to swimming, residents made the best of unusually cold and snowy weather

  • Jan 6, 2022
On Dec. 30 at the pond at Crescent Park, ‘so many people were there, with adults engaged in shovelling every little part of the pond that could be skated upon. Kids and dogs were frolicking everywhere.’ (Janet McIntosh photo)
White Rock Seniors Village (Peace Arch News photo)

20 test positive for COVID-19 at White Rock retirement facility

Fraser Health says 10 staff, 10 residents infected at Maple Street care home

White Rock Seniors Village (Peace Arch News photo)
A home at 2021 Indian Fort Dr. in South Surrey is ranked among the province’s 500 most expensive. (Google Streetview image)

South Surrey, White Rock homes among B.C.’s most expensive

Four properties on the Semiahmoo Peninsula make list of top 500 priciest

A home at 2021 Indian Fort Dr. in South Surrey is ranked among the province’s 500 most expensive. (Google Streetview image)
A post to the 30 Minute Hit Langley Facebook page said the facility was aiming to reopen on Wednesday, Jan. 5, operating at 50 per cent capacity. (Undated Google Street View image)

Kick boxing gyms to reopen ahead of schedule in Langley, Cloverdale and White Rock

Have permission from health authority, social media post says

A post to the 30 Minute Hit Langley Facebook page said the facility was aiming to reopen on Wednesday, Jan. 5, operating at 50 per cent capacity. (Undated Google Street View image)
Surrey Fire Service responded to a fire in the industrial area of 192nd street and 54th Avenue early in the moring on Jan. 23, 2021. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)

2021, a look back at the past 12 months on the Semiahmoo Peninsula

The ongoing pandemic and severe weather among the top news items of 2021

  • Dec 30, 2021
Surrey Fire Service responded to a fire in the industrial area of 192nd street and 54th Avenue early in the moring on Jan. 23, 2021. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)
A vehicle ended up in a tree on Archibald Road in White Rock. (Mahsa Soraya contributed photo)

Car ends up in tree after sliding on icy road in White Rock: witnesses

Resident says there’s not enough salt on the roads

A vehicle ended up in a tree on Archibald Road in White Rock. (Mahsa Soraya contributed photo)
Chicago White Sox pitcher Lance Lynn warms up in the outfield before Major League Baseball’s Field of Dreams Game last August. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

W.P. Kinsella’s famous novel keeps going the distance

One-time White Rock resident’s Shoeless Joe novel continues to draw fans

Chicago White Sox pitcher Lance Lynn warms up in the outfield before Major League Baseball’s Field of Dreams Game last August. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
At least two residents believe they saw something from out of this world flying over Semiahmoo Bay on Dec. 15, but, based on their description of the object, others believe it was probably thousands of tiny birds. (File photo)

UFO sighting: Did aliens recently visit White Rock?

Skeptics suggest mysterious sighting was most likely a flock of birds

At least two residents believe they saw something from out of this world flying over Semiahmoo Bay on Dec. 15, but, based on their description of the object, others believe it was probably thousands of tiny birds. (File photo)
A Surrey man was handed a 90-day driving suspension following a Dec. 14 traffic stop in White Rock. (File photo)
A Surrey man was handed a 90-day driving suspension following a Dec. 14 traffic stop in White Rock. (File photo)
Stella shows a sample ‘Snack Attack’ basket that will be distributed by White Rock-based BC Feed the Kids Foundation as part of the program’s launch this month. The foundation aims to fill a hunger gap by providing a supply of healthy snacks in K-12 classrooms where students are learning on empty tummies. (Contributed photo)

New White Rock-based foundation aims to ‘feed bellies, fuel minds’

Founders motivated to act after learning one in three kids go to school hungry

Stella shows a sample ‘Snack Attack’ basket that will be distributed by White Rock-based BC Feed the Kids Foundation as part of the program’s launch this month. The foundation aims to fill a hunger gap by providing a supply of healthy snacks in K-12 classrooms where students are learning on empty tummies. (Contributed photo)
White Rock RCMP say a suspected drug-impaired driver may be facing criminal charges. (White Rock RCMP Twitter photo)

Suspected drug-impaired driver nabbed in White Rock

Police say criminal charges are a possible outcome

White Rock RCMP say a suspected drug-impaired driver may be facing criminal charges. (White Rock RCMP Twitter photo)
White Rock RCMP say an incident at MLA Trevor Halford’s office on Dec. 8 highlights the challenges of helping people whose criminal or otherwise concerning activities are clearly tied to mental health and substance use. (File photo)
White Rock RCMP say an incident at MLA Trevor Halford’s office on Dec. 8 highlights the challenges of helping people whose criminal or otherwise concerning activities are clearly tied to mental health and substance use. (File photo)
Two former Semiahmoo Minor Hockey players have been selected in the top 10 of the Western Hockey League’s Prospects Draft. (Contributed images)

UPDATE: Pair of Semiahmoo Hockey alums picked in top 10 at WHL draft

Jordan Gavin (2nd) and Tomas Mrsic (8th) among seven Semiahmoo alums chosen

Two former Semiahmoo Minor Hockey players have been selected in the top 10 of the Western Hockey League’s Prospects Draft. (Contributed images)
Catherine and Jess Honeywell with shoppers during the first day of business of The Shop Next Door on Dec. 1. Kat Siemens photo

Arts and artisans featured in eclectic co-op in White Rock

The Shop Next Door opens in city’s Five Corners area

Catherine and Jess Honeywell with shoppers during the first day of business of The Shop Next Door on Dec. 1. Kat Siemens photo
Simie Schtroks, co-director of the Centre for Judaism of the Lower Fraser Valley, with Dreidel Man, at the 2019 Menorah-lighting at Semiahmoo Shopping Centre. This year’s event is to be held in White Rock’s Memorial Park. (Contributed file photo)

Chanukah By-the-Sea set for Sunday in White Rock

Event gets underway at 4 p.m. Dec. 5

Simie Schtroks, co-director of the Centre for Judaism of the Lower Fraser Valley, with Dreidel Man, at the 2019 Menorah-lighting at Semiahmoo Shopping Centre. This year’s event is to be held in White Rock’s Memorial Park. (Contributed file photo)
White Rock Pride Society’s 2021 Coldest Night of the Year team. (Gord Wait photo)

Brrr-ing on 2022 White Rock/South Surrey Coldest Night of the Year

Event set for Feb. 26 on White Rock waterfront

White Rock Pride Society’s 2021 Coldest Night of the Year team. (Gord Wait photo)