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Powell River-Sunshine Coast MLA Nicholas Simons (left) is being asked by the B.C. Autism Advocacy to apologize after making a crying gesture while Trevor Halford, MLA for Surrey-White Rock, was speaking last month. (Hansard TV image/File photo)

No response from B.C. MLA to autism advocacy group’s apology demand

Surrey-White Rock MLA’s comments on autism funding were mocked in B.C. Legislature

Powell River-Sunshine Coast MLA Nicholas Simons (left) is being asked by the B.C. Autism Advocacy to apologize after making a crying gesture while Trevor Halford, MLA for Surrey-White Rock, was speaking last month. (Hansard TV image/File photo)
Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II collects flowers and good wishes during a walkabout to celebrates her 90th birthday in Windsor, England, Thursday, April, 21, 2016. This month, South Surrey-White Rock MP Kerry-Lynne Findlay is seeking nominations for a Platinum Jubilee medal to honour residents who’ve made an outstanding contribution and celebrate the Queen’s 70-year reign. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, File)

South Surrey-White Rock MP seeking nominations for Platinum Jubilee medal

Kerry-Lynne Findlay commissioned award to mark 70th anniversary of Queen’s accession to throne

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II collects flowers and good wishes during a walkabout to celebrates her 90th birthday in Windsor, England, Thursday, April, 21, 2016. This month, South Surrey-White Rock MP Kerry-Lynne Findlay is seeking nominations for a Platinum Jubilee medal to honour residents who’ve made an outstanding contribution and celebrate the Queen’s 70-year reign. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, File)
Emergency crews are on Buena Vista Avenue in White Rock after an SUV crashed into a hydro pole. (Ric Wallace photo)

Driver sought after SUV takes out power in White Rock

2,800 left without power after hydro pole struck on Buena Vista

Emergency crews are on Buena Vista Avenue in White Rock after an SUV crashed into a hydro pole. (Ric Wallace photo)
A crane operator is lowered to the ground during a high-angle rescue operation carried out in White Rock Thursday. (Brenda Anderson photo)

Crews rescue worker from construction crane in White Rock

Paramedics, firefighters from White Rock and Surrey respond to medical emergency

A crane operator is lowered to the ground during a high-angle rescue operation carried out in White Rock Thursday. (Brenda Anderson photo)
The White Rock Flea Market will hold its grand re-opening at Star of the Sea Parish Centre on Saturday, May 7. (Contributed photo)

White Rock Flea Market returns to Star of Sea Parish Centre May 7

Grand re-opening will feature 90-plus tables of items for sale

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The White Rock Flea Market will hold its grand re-opening at Star of the Sea Parish Centre on Saturday, May 7. (Contributed photo)
Roo is Peace Arch Hospital’s first ER social-worker dog. (Contributed photo)

Canine employee bringing comfort to White Rock hospital’s patients, staff

‘They’ll literally stop what they’re doing, and they need a cuddle from Roo’

Roo is Peace Arch Hospital’s first ER social-worker dog. (Contributed photo)
White Rock RCMP were alerted April 20, 2022 to a vehicle being driven along Marine Drive missing a tire. (White Rock RCMP Twitter photo)

3-tire driver suspected of drug-impaired journey arrested in White Rock

One taken into custody by RCMP after calls to 911

White Rock RCMP were alerted April 20, 2022 to a vehicle being driven along Marine Drive missing a tire. (White Rock RCMP Twitter photo)
The Lower Mainland Green Team and students from Earl Marriott Secondary removed invasive plants from White Rock’s Ruth Johnson Park in June 2021. (Contributed file photo)

Students dig in to White Rock park for Earth Day

Green Team’s invasive-plant removal continuing at Ruth Johnson Park

The Lower Mainland Green Team and students from Earl Marriott Secondary removed invasive plants from White Rock’s Ruth Johnson Park in June 2021. (Contributed file photo)
Longtime White Rock restaurateur Uli Blume passed away this week, and is remembered for his love for life and passion for food. (Facebook photo)

Longtime White Rock restaurateur Uli Blume remembered for passion for food, people

Founder of Marine Drive restaurant, Uli’s, passes away after illness

Longtime White Rock restaurateur Uli Blume passed away this week, and is remembered for his love for life and passion for food. (Facebook photo)
White Rock’s Pier – shown here lit up to celebrate Pride Week last year – will be lit green on May 3 to recognize Lyme Disease Awareness Month. (City of White Rock photo)

White Rock Pier to be lit green for Lyme Disease next month

May 3, the pier – and other B.C. landmarks – will light up to mark Lyme Disease Awareness Month

White Rock’s Pier – shown here lit up to celebrate Pride Week last year – will be lit green on May 3 to recognize Lyme Disease Awareness Month. (City of White Rock photo)
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Surrey seniors org becomes Brella after 45 years of Come Share services, programs

New logo’s 6 colours represent integrity, respect, compassion, inclusiveness, collaboration, and excellence, director says

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A drive-thru drop-off and information booth will be at the White Rock RCMP detachment from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on April 13, 2022. (File photo)

White Rock clothing drive to benefit women affected by violence

Donations are being collected through April 22

A drive-thru drop-off and information booth will be at the White Rock RCMP detachment from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on April 13, 2022. (File photo)
Alex Matches

Remembering White Rock’s endless summer

Longtime resident Alex Matches recalls childhood summer days during the 1930s and ’40s

Alex Matches
Hundreds turned out to the ‘Peace Walk for Ukraine’ in White Rock Saturday morning (April 2, 2022). (Photo: Lauren Collins)

‘Peace Walk for Ukraine’ draws hundreds in White Rock

Event organized by Rotary Club of White Rock, Vancouver-area Ukrainian community

Hundreds turned out to the ‘Peace Walk for Ukraine’ in White Rock Saturday morning (April 2, 2022). (Photo: Lauren Collins)
Marianna Volynets places a vinok, a traditional Ukrainian wreath, on a woman’s head during the ‘Peace Walk for Ukraine’ in White Rock Saturday morning (April 2, 2022). (Photo: Lauren Collins)

‘Peace Walk for Ukraine’ draws hundreds in White Rock

Event organized by Rotary Club of White Rock, Vancouver-area Ukrainian community

Marianna Volynets places a vinok, a traditional Ukrainian wreath, on a woman’s head during the ‘Peace Walk for Ukraine’ in White Rock Saturday morning (April 2, 2022). (Photo: Lauren Collins)
With a Game 5 victory Wednesday night, the Langley Trappers defeated the White Rock Whalers 4-1 in the best-of-seven Pacific Junior Hockey League championship finals. (Alistair Burns/White Rock Whalers photo)

Last-minute goal from Langley Trappers sinks Whalers in PJHL finals

White Rock junior ‘B’ hockey squad loses best-of-seven Stonehouse Cup in five games

With a Game 5 victory Wednesday night, the Langley Trappers defeated the White Rock Whalers 4-1 in the best-of-seven Pacific Junior Hockey League championship finals. (Alistair Burns/White Rock Whalers photo)
Left to right: Mykhaylo Gadechuk, Lena Keshysheva, Yaroslava Tanko, and Olesya Rud sing the Ukrainian national anthem after Whalers president Ronnie Paterson (right) presented a cheque for $3,500 to be split equally between the Maple Hope Foundation and the Ukranian Catholic Church. (David Stevens Photography courtesy of the White Rock Whalers)

Whalers ‘have a lot of work to do’ to extend series against Trappers

White Rock trails Langley 3-1 in junior ‘B’ hockey finals; Game 5 set for Wednesday

Left to right: Mykhaylo Gadechuk, Lena Keshysheva, Yaroslava Tanko, and Olesya Rud sing the Ukrainian national anthem after Whalers president Ronnie Paterson (right) presented a cheque for $3,500 to be split equally between the Maple Hope Foundation and the Ukranian Catholic Church. (David Stevens Photography courtesy of the White Rock Whalers)
Destroyed vehicles and buildings are seen in the town of Trostsyanets, Ukraine, Monday, March 22. Trostsyanets was recently retaken by Ukrainian forces after being held by Russians since the early days of the war. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

White Rock Peace Walk for Ukraine will demonstrate Peninsula support

Saturday morning event will start at Memorial Park on White Rock waterfront

Destroyed vehicles and buildings are seen in the town of Trostsyanets, Ukraine, Monday, March 22. Trostsyanets was recently retaken by Ukrainian forces after being held by Russians since the early days of the war. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
Local Rotaract members run into the water at White Rock as part of Rotaract Canada’s “Freezin’ for a Reason” fundraiser on March 26, 2022. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

Rotaract members take the ‘Polar Plunge,’ including White Rock mayor

The event had been cancelled, rescheduled before finally taking place March 26

Local Rotaract members run into the water at White Rock as part of Rotaract Canada’s “Freezin’ for a Reason” fundraiser on March 26, 2022. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
A banquet to support humanitarian-relief efforts in Ukraine takes place tonight in Vancouver.

PHOTOS: White Rock man chairs effort by former Vietnamese refugees to raise $200K for Ukraine

Charity banquet raises $40,000, Tony Vuu says momentum to help is ‘so strong’

A banquet to support humanitarian-relief efforts in Ukraine takes place tonight in Vancouver.
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