Tracy Holmes

Emergency crews shut down White Rock’s Five Corners district on Feb. 19, 2020 after an altercation left an elderly man in critical condition. (File photo)

Trial dates set in White Rock manslaughter case

Proceedings against Ross Banner, 71, set for June 2021 in Surrey Provincial Court

Emergency crews shut down White Rock’s Five Corners district on Feb. 19, 2020 after an altercation left an elderly man in critical condition. (File photo)
City of White Rock environmental operator Dean Brown celebrated. (Contributed photo)

City of White Rock environmental staffer lauded

Dean Brown recognized with Operator of the Year Award

City of White Rock environmental operator Dean Brown celebrated. (Contributed photo)
An air-quality permit issued for Ebco Metal Finishing LP’s galvanizing plant, at 18699 25 Ave. in South Surrey, has been a source of concern for area residents. (File photo)

South Surrey air-quality appeal delayed – again – by second appeal

Metro Vancouver in July amended the permit issued for Ebco's galvanizing plant

An air-quality permit issued for Ebco Metal Finishing LP’s galvanizing plant, at 18699 25 Ave. in South Surrey, has been a source of concern for area residents. (File photo)
A staff member at Chartwell Crescent Gardens Retirement Community has tested positive for COVID-19. (Google streetview image)

Chartwell Crescent Gardens staff member tests positive for COVID-19

Outbreak at South Surrey retirement community announced Oct. 5

A staff member at Chartwell Crescent Gardens Retirement Community has tested positive for COVID-19. (Google streetview image)
Proceedings to impose sentence on former youth pastor Samuel Emerson got underway Tuesday morning (Oct. 6) in Surrey Provincial Court. (File photos)

Crown seeks 3 years for former Cloverdale youth pastor convicted of sexual assault

Samuel Emerson was found guilty in November 2019, defense argues for two-year term

Proceedings to impose sentence on former youth pastor Samuel Emerson got underway Tuesday morning (Oct. 6) in Surrey Provincial Court. (File photos)
A COVID-19 outbreak has been declared at Surrey Memorial Hospital. (File photo)

COVID-19 outbreak at Surrey Memorial Hospital

One patient, one staffer have tested positive: Fraser Health

A COVID-19 outbreak has been declared at Surrey Memorial Hospital. (File photo)
Police are investigating following a fatal crash on the Golden Ears Bridge Friday (Oct. 2). (Shane MacKichan photo)

Fatal crash on the Golden Ears Bridge

Motorcyclist thrown from bike after colliding with guard rail: witnesss

Police are investigating following a fatal crash on the Golden Ears Bridge Friday (Oct. 2). (Shane MacKichan photo)
A retaining wall stabilization project for the Marine Drive hump – aimed at avoiding potentially catastrophic slope failure – is to get underway Monday (Oct. 5) (File photo)

Stabilization work on White Rock’s hump to begin Oct. 5

Three-month project to disrupt pedestrian, vehicle traffic

A retaining wall stabilization project for the Marine Drive hump – aimed at avoiding potentially catastrophic slope failure – is to get underway Monday (Oct. 5) (File photo)
Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum (right) and Delta Coun. Dan Copeland walk across the Nicomekl sea dam following a May 2019 funding announcement, when $76 million was pledged to help Surrey implement aspects of its Coastal Flood Adaptation Strategy. (File photo)

Surrey notches win for flood-adaptation strategy

Environment award recognizes city's preparations 'for a new reality of coastal flooding risk'

Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum (right) and Delta Coun. Dan Copeland walk across the Nicomekl sea dam following a May 2019 funding announcement, when $76 million was pledged to help Surrey implement aspects of its Coastal Flood Adaptation Strategy. (File photo)
Candidate nominations for the upcoming provincial election closed Friday (Oct. 2).

UPDATED: Eight in the running for Surrey South, Surrey-White Rock MLA seats

Nominations deadline closed at 1 p.m. Oct. 2

Candidate nominations for the upcoming provincial election closed Friday (Oct. 2).
MLA candidates for Surrey South and Surrey-White Rock, as of Thursday (Oct. 1) morning (from left): Stephanie Cadieux, Pauline Greaves, Trevor Halford and Bryn Smith. (Contributed photos)

Four – so far – in running for South Surrey, White Rock MLAs’ seats

Nominations close at 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 2

MLA candidates for Surrey South and Surrey-White Rock, as of Thursday (Oct. 1) morning (from left): Stephanie Cadieux, Pauline Greaves, Trevor Halford and Bryn Smith. (Contributed photos)
Fourteen-year-old Pepper, an Irish terrier, waits patiently Thursday (Oct. 1) with owner Kathy McAuliffe for a friend to walk White Rock’s promenade with. The pair are standing next to just-posted city signage reminding owners to ‘stoop and scoop’ as necessary, and that their pets must be leashed while visiting. (Tracy Holmes photo)

PHOTOS: It’s fur-real – dog days have returned to the White Rock Promenade

Leashed pets allowed on waterfront walkway through March 31

Fourteen-year-old Pepper, an Irish terrier, waits patiently Thursday (Oct. 1) with owner Kathy McAuliffe for a friend to walk White Rock’s promenade with. The pair are standing next to just-posted city signage reminding owners to ‘stoop and scoop’ as necessary, and that their pets must be leashed while visiting. (Tracy Holmes photo)
Surrey RCMP are asking for the public’s help identifying a man sought in connection with a sexual assault that was reported to police in July 2020. (Surrey RCMP images)

RCMP ask for help to ID suspect in Surrey sex assault

Police say woman was groped at a Newton bus stop on July 14

Surrey RCMP are asking for the public’s help identifying a man sought in connection with a sexual assault that was reported to police in July 2020. (Surrey RCMP images)
White Rock RCMP are asking for the public’s health in locating 33-year-old Adam Plante. (RCMP photo/File photo)

White Rock RCMP looking for 33-year-old wanted on assault, breach warrants

Public help sought in locating Adam Plante

White Rock RCMP are asking for the public’s health in locating 33-year-old Adam Plante. (RCMP photo/File photo)
Steve Chitty (left) and Rod Downing wave from behind a banner hung on the King George Boulevard Highway 99 overpass in South Surrey on Sept. 25, in support of the Fridays for Future Global Climate Strike. (Michel Touzard photo)

South Surrey banner drop marks Global Day of Action

Fridays for Future effort targeted four city overpasses

Steve Chitty (left) and Rod Downing wave from behind a banner hung on the King George Boulevard Highway 99 overpass in South Surrey on Sept. 25, in support of the Fridays for Future Global Climate Strike. (Michel Touzard photo)
Aart Looye, pictured at the 2019 Terry Fox Run in South Surrey, is the new president of the BC Seniors Games Society. (File photo)

South Surrey’s Aart Looye takes helm of BC Seniors Games Society

Looye was acclaimed president on Sept. 17

Aart Looye, pictured at the 2019 Terry Fox Run in South Surrey, is the new president of the BC Seniors Games Society. (File photo)
Greg Sewell says he is pleased with the launch of the General Aviation Safety Program, a federal program that transitioned from a campaign based on the tragic circumstances that killed his daughter and her boyfriend in 2012. (Tracy Holmes file photo)

Father hopes journey to aviation-safety program inspires hope

Former South Surrey resident Greg Sewell hasn't given up on quest to mandate older-plane retrofits

Greg Sewell says he is pleased with the launch of the General Aviation Safety Program, a federal program that transitioned from a campaign based on the tragic circumstances that killed his daughter and her boyfriend in 2012. (Tracy Holmes file photo)
Surrey RCMP were in the 19000-block of 64 Avenue Thursday (Sept. 24) evening. (Shane MacKichan photo)

PHOTOS: Shots fired in Cloverdale Thursday night

Police say nobody was hurt after shooting at 19000-block of 64 Avenue

Surrey RCMP were in the 19000-block of 64 Avenue Thursday (Sept. 24) evening. (Shane MacKichan photo)
White Rock’s Joseph Kakwinokanasum is in the running for a $6,000 writing prize. (Tracy Hetherington photo)

White Rock writer in running for $6,000 accolade

Joseph Kakwinokanasum to learn Oct. 1 if his story, Ray Says, wins CBC Nonfiction Prize

White Rock’s Joseph Kakwinokanasum is in the running for a $6,000 writing prize. (Tracy Hetherington photo)
A windstorm earlier this year whipped up waves on White Rock’s waterfront. Environment Canada has issued an alert for this morning (Sept. 25), advising that strong winds are expected this morning in Metro Vancouver, with White Rock and South Surrey among areas of concern. (Aaron Hinks file photo)

Wind warning for White Rock, South Surrey

Gusts up to 90 km/h expected from Richmond to Langley Friday (Sept. 25) morning

A windstorm earlier this year whipped up waves on White Rock’s waterfront. Environment Canada has issued an alert for this morning (Sept. 25), advising that strong winds are expected this morning in Metro Vancouver, with White Rock and South Surrey among areas of concern. (Aaron Hinks file photo)