White Rock

A traffic stop in White Rock led to police finding a loaded gun, various drugs, brass knuckles, night-vision goggles and a lock-picking kit in the vehicle. (White Rock RCMP handout photo)

Loaded handgun, drugs, lock-picking kit seized in White Rock traffic stop

The man was initially pulled over by police for failing to obey a stop sign

A traffic stop in White Rock led to police finding a loaded gun, various drugs, brass knuckles, night-vision goggles and a lock-picking kit in the vehicle. (White Rock RCMP handout photo)
Soulstream, seen performing at the 2019 Luminary Festival in North Delta, will make its White Rock debut with two shows at Blue Frog Studios on Saturday, Jan. 28. (Ryan-Alexander McLeod file photo)

Soulstream band makes its White Rock debut

Ten-piece soul and funk group to play Blue Frog Studios

Soulstream, seen performing at the 2019 Luminary Festival in North Delta, will make its White Rock debut with two shows at Blue Frog Studios on Saturday, Jan. 28. (Ryan-Alexander McLeod file photo)
A protest of about 75 people gathered at Peace Arch Hospital in January to show the community’s frustration with a Fraser Health decision to temporarily close the maternity ward. (File photo)

The Semiahmoo Peninsula’s year in healthcare

Maternity closure, physician shortage and hospital upgrades among key highlights of 2022

A protest of about 75 people gathered at Peace Arch Hospital in January to show the community’s frustration with a Fraser Health decision to temporarily close the maternity ward. (File photo)
Feeding birds in the winter can sometimes turn up surprises like this female Rose-breasted Grosbeak, spotted during a count in Walnut Grove, a very rare find for the Metro Vancouver area. Organizers of the annual bird count on Thursday, Dec. 29, are asking people with backyard feeders to add their numbers to the tally. (John Gordon/contributed photo)

Backyard bird counters from Langley, Surrey and White Rock will be busy Dec. 29

No pandemic restrictions this time for annual bird count

Feeding birds in the winter can sometimes turn up surprises like this female Rose-breasted Grosbeak, spotted during a count in Walnut Grove, a very rare find for the Metro Vancouver area. Organizers of the annual bird count on Thursday, Dec. 29, are asking people with backyard feeders to add their numbers to the tally. (John Gordon/contributed photo)
Tree chipping events are available across the Semiahmoo Peninsula this season. (File photo)

Tree chipping events upcoming in South Surrey, White Rock

Annual events run by donation for charity

Tree chipping events are available across the Semiahmoo Peninsula this season. (File photo)
Alex Fraser Bridge (pictured) and Port Mann Bridge both closed to traffic at roughly the same time on Friday (Dec. 23) morning due to ice falling from cables onto vehicles. (Shane MacKichan photo)

VIDEO: Alex Fraser Bridges reopens to traffic

All residents, visitors urged to stay home unless travel is absolutely necessary

Alex Fraser Bridge (pictured) and Port Mann Bridge both closed to traffic at roughly the same time on Friday (Dec. 23) morning due to ice falling from cables onto vehicles. (Shane MacKichan photo)
A White Rock resident is concerned about his neighbourhood when snow falls, as three vehicles have crashed on his Sunset Drive property in the past six years. The most recent was a Tesla that smashed his shed on Dec. 6, 2022. (contributed photo)

White Rock resident wants city to do more about slippery, steep streets in snowy weather

Sunset Drive property has had 3 vehicle crashes in 6 years, all in December

A White Rock resident is concerned about his neighbourhood when snow falls, as three vehicles have crashed on his Sunset Drive property in the past six years. The most recent was a Tesla that smashed his shed on Dec. 6, 2022. (contributed photo)
Twitter user Jeff Beamish Tweeted this photo of his South Surrey patio, captioned with 'The apocalypse has arrived in South Surrey. Over 30 cm of snow, and it’s still coming down' Tuesday morning after a massive dump of snow. (Jeff Beamish/Twitter photo)

South Surrey, White Rock slammed with massive dump of snow

Nearly 35 centimetres of snow reported from Peninsula residents

Twitter user Jeff Beamish Tweeted this photo of his South Surrey patio, captioned with 'The apocalypse has arrived in South Surrey. Over 30 cm of snow, and it’s still coming down' Tuesday morning after a massive dump of snow. (Jeff Beamish/Twitter photo)
White Rock Coun. David Chesney, elected to a third term in October, says a big focus for him is low-cost housing in White Rock. (Tricia Weel photo)

Low-cost housing among priorities for third-term White Rock Coun. David Chesney

‘It could work out wonderful. It could be the biggest train wreck anybody’s ever seen.’

White Rock Coun. David Chesney, elected to a third term in October, says a big focus for him is low-cost housing in White Rock. (Tricia Weel photo)
BC RCMP Federal Serious and Organized Crime (FSOC) Financial Integrity (FI) unit investigated an online cannabis business that was allegedly distributing drugs through mail. Three people were arrested after search warrants were executed in Surrey and White Rock. (Submitted)

Three suspects arrested after BC RCMP Federal Policing executes two search warrants in Surrey, White Rock

Cash, gold bars, McLaren seized in money laundering, illicit drug distribution investigation

BC RCMP Federal Serious and Organized Crime (FSOC) Financial Integrity (FI) unit investigated an online cannabis business that was allegedly distributing drugs through mail. Three people were arrested after search warrants were executed in Surrey and White Rock. (Submitted)
Blackwood Apartment Village, located in White Rock, has been without heat since Dec. 1. While a Porte Communities representative says it’s actively working to resolve the issue, residents still have no heat and several unanswered questions. (File photo)

Heat is back on at Blackwood Village, where residents had no heat Dec. 1-Dec. 9

Twice in three years, White Rock apartment building cold in December for several days

Blackwood Apartment Village, located in White Rock, has been without heat since Dec. 1. While a Porte Communities representative says it’s actively working to resolve the issue, residents still have no heat and several unanswered questions. (File photo)
BC Lions kicker Sean Whyte, left, celebrates a field goal with defensive end Obum Gwacham (98) against the Calgary Stampeders in Calgary, Saturday, Aug. 13, 2022. (Photo: THE CANADIAN PRESS/Larry MacDougal)

White Rock’s Sean Whyte returns to kick for BC Lions after a solid CFL season back home

The Semiahmoo Secondary grad, 37, says team ‘made huge strides with exciting group of players in 2022’

BC Lions kicker Sean Whyte, left, celebrates a field goal with defensive end Obum Gwacham (98) against the Calgary Stampeders in Calgary, Saturday, Aug. 13, 2022. (Photo: THE CANADIAN PRESS/Larry MacDougal)
‘View from the window at Le Gras’, taken in 1827 – almost 200 years ago – by photographic process inventor Nicephore Niepce, is commonly regarded as the oldest fixed photographic image in existence. Contributed photo

White Rock exhibit to celebrate art of photography

Work of some 20 local photographers highlighted in January show

‘View from the window at Le Gras’, taken in 1827 – almost 200 years ago – by photographic process inventor Nicephore Niepce, is commonly regarded as the oldest fixed photographic image in existence. 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)
White Rock’s extreme weather shelter had a busy night as they supported people in the community experiencing homelessness to have a safe and warm place to take shelter in. (Engaged Communities/Twitter video screenshot)

Extreme Weather shelter in White Rock sees highest number of unhoused people during snow storm

Some unhoused people have jobs, but cost of living is too high for shelter, says ECCS

White Rock’s extreme weather shelter had a busy night as they supported people in the community experiencing homelessness to have a safe and warm place to take shelter in. (Engaged Communities/Twitter video screenshot)
South Surrey high diver Carter Baker, 17, is representing Canada at the FINA World Junior Diving Championships Dec. 3 and 4 in Montreal. (contributed photo)

South Surrey White Rock Divers teen representing Canada at worlds event in Montreal

Carter Baker, 17, competes in high diving Dec. 3, 4 at FINA World Junior Diving Champioinship

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South Surrey high diver Carter Baker, 17, is representing Canada at the FINA World Junior Diving Championships Dec. 3 and 4 in Montreal. (contributed 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)
Emily Bosak (Pippi), Mike Parker (Mama Dayus) and Maia Dueck (Pam) are among the stars of the new original White Rock Players Club Christmas show, The Magic Flute: The Panto, which runs to Dec. 23 at Oceana PARC Playhouse.

Lowbrow meets highbrow in family-friendly musical

White Rock Players Club presents The Magic Flute: The Panto

Emily Bosak (Pippi), Mike Parker (Mama Dayus) and Maia Dueck (Pam) are among the stars of the new original White Rock Players Club Christmas show, The Magic Flute: The Panto, which runs to Dec. 23 at Oceana PARC Playhouse.
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)
Elgin Park Secondary school students wrote letters on Monday, Nov. 28 to government officials to advocate for social justice globally. Individuals from countries who are experiencing human rights violations inspired the students to write the letters demanding justice. (Sobia Moman photo)

South Surrey students write letters to ‘make a change’ towards social justice

The campaign, Write for Rights, is an international, annual campaign

Elgin Park Secondary school students wrote letters on Monday, Nov. 28 to government officials to advocate for social justice globally. Individuals from countries who are experiencing human rights violations inspired the students to write the letters demanding justice. (Sobia Moman photo)
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