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The South Surrey and White Rock Chamber of Commerce will hold its Business Excellence Awards – this year titled ‘A Celebration of Resilience’ – online on May 27. (File photo)

South Surrey and White Rock Chamber of Commerce ‘excellence’ nominees announced

Virtual awards ceremony will celebrate resilience during the pandemic

The South Surrey and White Rock Chamber of Commerce will hold its Business Excellence Awards – this year titled ‘A Celebration of Resilience’ – online on May 27. (File photo)
People took advantage of the warm weather in White Rock Sunday afternoon. (Aaron Hinks photo)

White Rock 140th best community in Canada: Macleans

Ranking compared 415 communities coast to coast; Surrey ranked 182nd

People took advantage of the warm weather in White Rock Sunday afternoon. (Aaron Hinks photo)
B.C. Finance Minister Selina Robinson outlines the province’s three-year budget in Victoria, April 20, 2021. (B.C. government video)

South Surrey, White Rock MLAs call Tuesday’s provincial budget ‘disappointing’

MLAs Stephanie Cadieux and Trevor Halford say residents are getting less for more

B.C. Finance Minister Selina Robinson outlines the province’s three-year budget in Victoria, April 20, 2021. (B.C. government video)
Parking lots were nearly full in White Rock Sunday (April 18) afternoon. (Aaron Hinks photo)

White Rock driver cited for vehicle noise akin to that made by a plane

West Beach resident calls for increased enforcement as summer traffic ramps up

Parking lots were nearly full in White Rock Sunday (April 18) afternoon. (Aaron Hinks photo)
Former White Rock councillors and officials with Oviedo Developments broke ground of a new 13-storey residential building in White Rock in April 2019. (Aaron Hinks file photo)
Former White Rock councillors and officials with Oviedo Developments broke ground of a new 13-storey residential building in White Rock in April 2019. (Aaron Hinks file photo)
Residents of 15156 Victoria Ave. say they’re at risk of losing their affordable housing, from left, Elizabeth Soper, Jack, Jane, Dan, Anthony. (Aaron Hinks photo)

White Rock tenants, landlord to go to RTB hearing over ‘renoviction’

Low-income tenants dispute claim they must relocate for work to be completed

Residents of 15156 Victoria Ave. say they’re at risk of losing their affordable housing, from left, Elizabeth Soper, Jack, Jane, Dan, Anthony. (Aaron Hinks photo)
Researchers say residents should leave sleeping bats alone while they exit hibernation. (Cathy Koot photo)

Spring ‘signal’ brings White Rock, Surrey bats out of hibernation

Community Bat Programs of BC says it’s best to leave sleeping bats alone

Researchers say residents should leave sleeping bats alone while they exit hibernation. (Cathy Koot photo)
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LETTERS: Courtesy, safety lacking among many promenade walkers

Too many failing to walk single-file, while passing others

  • Apr 15, 2021
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Dianne Sawicki

SENIORS’ SCENE: Zoom into fitness and memories at Kent Street

Weekly hikes are also on the menu

  • Apr 15, 2021
Dianne Sawicki
Two women walk past ‘The Meeting’ sculptures in White Rock’s Miramar Plaza Wednesday afternoon. (Aaron Hinks photo)

New public art in White Rock draws criticism as the ‘two Michaels’ remain in China’s custody

‘I would encourage people to go out and enjoy it’ said Vancouver Biennale founder

Two women walk past ‘The Meeting’ sculptures in White Rock’s Miramar Plaza Wednesday afternoon. (Aaron Hinks photo)
Fans can see exuberant blues trombonist and bandleader Randy Oxford perform one more time April 29 in a re-streaming of a concert he recorded at White Rock’s Blue Frog Studios in 2019. (Contributed photo)

Last hurrah for celebrated blues trombonist Randy Oxford

Restreaming of White Rock concert marks retirement from music

Fans can see exuberant blues trombonist and bandleader Randy Oxford perform one more time April 29 in a re-streaming of a concert he recorded at White Rock’s Blue Frog Studios in 2019. (Contributed photo)
Surrey RCMP Sgt. Elenore Sturko receives her COVID-19 vaccination. (Contributed photo)
Surrey RCMP Sgt. Elenore Sturko receives her COVID-19 vaccination. (Contributed photo)
Easter was “reimagined” by White Rock Baptist Church, and many homes were “egged” as a result. (Contributed photo)

PHOTOS: Semiahmoo Peninsula homes ‘egged’ by White Rock Baptist Church

Surprise treats part of ongoing outreach efforts during the pandemic

Easter was “reimagined” by White Rock Baptist Church, and many homes were “egged” as a result. (Contributed photo)
Tom Keenlyside’s 2019 Musica Brasiliera streaming concert at White Rock’s Blue Frog Studios will be reprised on April 10. (Contributed photo)

Brazilian-style concert revisited at Blue Frog Studios

Jazz flautist Keenlyside stars in encore streaming

Tom Keenlyside’s 2019 Musica Brasiliera streaming concert at White Rock’s Blue Frog Studios will be reprised on April 10. (Contributed photo)
White Rock Youth Ambassador Emily Tepper delivers lunch to one of the first Bunches of Lunches recipients in November 2020. (bunchesoflunches.ca photo)

White Rock Youth Ambassadors partner to deliver ‘Bunches of Lunches’ for seniors

Program raises funds for weekend meal program for students

White Rock Youth Ambassador Emily Tepper delivers lunch to one of the first Bunches of Lunches recipients in November 2020. (bunchesoflunches.ca photo)
Boxes of chocolate and vanilla Girl Guide cookies are being sold online and at London Drugs this year. (Girl Guides of Canada photo)

Girl Guide cookie sales return to B.C. London Drugs stores

Door-to-door sales cancelled amid pandemic’s third wave

Boxes of chocolate and vanilla Girl Guide cookies are being sold online and at London Drugs this year. (Girl Guides of Canada photo)
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Frontline health workers deserve ‘medal of honour,’ says White Rock senior

Sacrifices made, risks taken during pandemic called ‘nothing short of heroic’

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Colton Carpenter, 5, with a little help from his brother Wyatt, 2, drop off Easter gifts to White Rock Seniors Village, much to the delight of residents Peggy Bouwman (left) and David Wright, and staff member Kathy Grover. (Contributed photo)

Semiahmoo Peninsula brothers deliver sweet treats for Easter

Colton and Wyatt Carpenter brought some spring cheer to White Rock Seniors’ Village

Colton Carpenter, 5, with a little help from his brother Wyatt, 2, drop off Easter gifts to White Rock Seniors Village, much to the delight of residents Peggy Bouwman (left) and David Wright, and staff member Kathy Grover. (Contributed photo)
Dianne Sawicki

SENIORS’ SCENE: Walk, stretch and get connected at Kent Street

Techniques shared in Yoga Stretch program aim to help reduce and manage stress

  • Apr 2, 2021
Dianne Sawicki
A man was arrested by White Rock RCMP after residents noticed City of White Rock signs like this being removed from the pier early Sunday morning. White Rock RCMP photo

Arrest follows removal of COVID safety signs from White Rock pier

Police credit residents who reported early-morning incident

A man was arrested by White Rock RCMP after residents noticed City of White Rock signs like this being removed from the pier early Sunday morning. White Rock RCMP photo