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LETTERS: A 30 km/h limit on all White Rock side streets would be appropriate

Even in the land of the Autobahn, urban speed limits are strictly enforced

  • Jul 14, 2022
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District Rotarians to fete touring president in White Rock

Rotary International’s Jennifer Jones is first woman to hold the office

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When White Rock’s Helena Roberts checked her Lotto 6/49 ticket at the Peninsula Village Safeway, she got a nice surprise in the form of a win exceeding $93,000. (BCLC photo)
When White Rock’s Helena Roberts checked her Lotto 6/49 ticket at the Peninsula Village Safeway, she got a nice surprise in the form of a win exceeding $93,000. (BCLC photo)
During the inaugural White Rock Seniors Expo held Saturday (June 25), an RCMP member presented an information session to help seniors avoid becoming victims of scams that typically target older adults. (Contributed photo)

Inaugural White Rock Seniors Expo aimed to create community connections

150 participants, 25 vendors at Saturday event hosted by MLA Trevor Halford

During the inaugural White Rock Seniors Expo held Saturday (June 25), an RCMP member presented an information session to help seniors avoid becoming victims of scams that typically target older adults. (Contributed photo)
Semiahmoo First Nation councillor Joanne Charles and Chief Harley Chappell welcome visitors to the White Rock Museum and Archives exhibit Che’ Semiahmah-Sen, Che’ Shesh Whe Weleq-sen Si’am (I am Semiahmoo, I am Survivor of the Flood). Alex Browne photo

Indigenous exhibit opens on White Rock waterfront

Museum and Archives show honours Se mi ah ma heritage

Semiahmoo First Nation councillor Joanne Charles and Chief Harley Chappell welcome visitors to the White Rock Museum and Archives exhibit Che’ Semiahmah-Sen, Che’ Shesh Whe Weleq-sen Si’am (I am Semiahmoo, I am Survivor of the Flood). Alex Browne photo
Tom Holland and Linda Perkins say they feel they can make a real difference as 'patient partners' at Peace Arch Hospital – but more community volunteers are needed to help provide patient perspective in decision-making. Contributed photo

Peace Arch Hospital seeks ‘patient partner’ volunteers

Advisory program ‘decimated by COVID’ is up and running again

Tom Holland and Linda Perkins say they feel they can make a real difference as 'patient partners' at Peace Arch Hospital – but more community volunteers are needed to help provide patient perspective in decision-making. Contributed photo
Left to right: Kat Siemens, Savannah Browne and Susan J. Falk collaborated to create the Paris Salon exhibit, set to open next month. (Contributed photo)

Paris-themed art exhibit scheduled for White Rock gallery

Paris Salon will be running at Landmark Pop-Uptown Gallery for the duration of July

Left to right: Kat Siemens, Savannah Browne and Susan J. Falk collaborated to create the Paris Salon exhibit, set to open next month. (Contributed photo)
Rain Pierre designed the plaques that will be displayed in every educational building in Surrey, acknowledging the Coast Salish land the buildings reside on. (Surrey Schools photo)

Land acknowledgement plaques to be installed in every Surrey school

Project is to further efforts to build a good-standing relationship with Indigenous peoples

Rain Pierre designed the plaques that will be displayed in every educational building in Surrey, acknowledging the Coast Salish land the buildings reside on. (Surrey Schools photo)
Ernie Klassen, president of the White Rock Pride Society (left) and James Borkowski, Delegate for Operations of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Vancouver (right) agree to further dialogue between the society and the church. Contributed photo

Catholic parish, diocese issue apologies to White Rock Pride Society

Groups commit to further consultation on shared ideals

Ernie Klassen, president of the White Rock Pride Society (left) and James Borkowski, Delegate for Operations of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Vancouver (right) agree to further dialogue between the society and the church. Contributed photo
Curated by the SFN, Che’ Semiahmah-Sen, Che’ Shesh Whe Weleq-sen Si’am (I am Semiahmoo, I am Survivor of the Flood) features two large dioramas created by archaeologist Don Welsh, showing the sophisticated technology of reef-net fishing and a summer fishing village. (Contributed photo)

Indigenous exhibit shares insights into Se mi ah ma culture

Current White Rock Museum and Archives show curated by SFN

Curated by the SFN, Che’ Semiahmah-Sen, Che’ Shesh Whe Weleq-sen Si’am (I am Semiahmoo, I am Survivor of the Flood) features two large dioramas created by archaeologist Don Welsh, showing the sophisticated technology of reef-net fishing and a summer fishing village. (Contributed photo)
Local real estate agent and Elks member Ines Quiroga joined Mayor Darryl Walker and club first vice-president Al Burns in the kitchen during the pancake breakfast that opened the Support Ukraine event at the White Rock Elks Club, May 28.

White Rock-South Surrey community turned out for Elks’ Support Ukraine event

More than twice the anticipated total raised at fundraiser

Local real estate agent and Elks member Ines Quiroga joined Mayor Darryl Walker and club first vice-president Al Burns in the kitchen during the pancake breakfast that opened the Support Ukraine event at the White Rock Elks Club, May 28.
White Rock City Orchestra maestra Paula DeWit (centre) solos on trumpet in a recent video by the orchestra, backed by percussionist Dominique Bernath and bassist and WRCO president Peter Koyander. (Video screen shot)

White Rock City Orchestra plays Saturday

Free concert June 4 at Memorial Park Plaza on Marine Drive

White Rock City Orchestra maestra Paula DeWit (centre) solos on trumpet in a recent video by the orchestra, backed by percussionist Dominique Bernath and bassist and WRCO president Peter Koyander. (Video screen shot)
The 2021 White Rock Pride Ride was held Friday, July 23. (Christopher Leach photo)

White Rock Pride Week returns in July with message of inclusivity

Wide range of events planned, including Pride Ride, Family Day and Love Is Love gala

The 2021 White Rock Pride Ride was held Friday, July 23. (Christopher Leach photo)
Reba McEntire poses with Brent Gray, Mati Arsoniadis, Ashlynne Riddoch at the Washington Avenue Grill Monday (May 23, 2022). (Contributed photo)
Reba McEntire poses with Brent Gray, Mati Arsoniadis, Ashlynne Riddoch at the Washington Avenue Grill Monday (May 23, 2022). (Contributed photo)
A Semiahmoo Peninsula physician has added his voice to a campaign calling for more British Columbians to have access to an ongoing relationship with a family doctor. (File photo)

South Surrey doctor adds voice to campaign for better wages, working conditions

Dr. Wais Darwish says B.C. physicians are ‘very underpaid’

A Semiahmoo Peninsula physician has added his voice to a campaign calling for more British Columbians to have access to an ongoing relationship with a family doctor. (File photo)
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One arrested after stolen car stopped in White Rock

Charles Parrish faces five charges and is to appear in court this week

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Eva Hompoth says she isn’t getting hung up on what her cancer diagnosis is taking away from her, but is focusing instead on cherishing the time she has left. (Contributed photo)

Facing terminal cancer, White Rock woman holds ‘Ashes Shower’

‘Even if I’m not here, the memories, I still want them to be fun,’ says Eva Hompoth

Eva Hompoth says she isn’t getting hung up on what her cancer diagnosis is taking away from her, but is focusing instead on cherishing the time she has left. (Contributed photo)
White Rock RCMP shared CCTV footage of a man alleged to have stolen from at least three local businesses. (White Rock RCMP Twitter screenshot)

Man sought in connection with multiple thefts to White Rock businesses

Mounties shared CCTV footage of suspect on Twitter

White Rock RCMP shared CCTV footage of a man alleged to have stolen from at least three local businesses. (White Rock RCMP Twitter screenshot)
Statue of Lady Justice at B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster. (Black Press Media files)

Judge decides between duelling accounts of Langley accident

Was it a case of clipped with a car, or punched in the face?

Statue of Lady Justice at B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster. (Black Press Media files)
The Willoughby Ridge Bluegrass Band, led by bassist Melinda McGraw will be the evening entertainers for the Support Ukraine Fundraiser at White Rock Elks Club on May 28. Contributed photo
The Willoughby Ridge Bluegrass Band, led by bassist Melinda McGraw will be the evening entertainers for the Support Ukraine Fundraiser at White Rock Elks Club on May 28. Contributed photo
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