Maple Ridge

Ridge Meadows Burrards will be hosting a female lacrosse tournament called Reign Storm from June 8 to 11. (Ridge Meadows Burrards/Special to The News)

700 female lacrosse players travel to Lower Mainland for province-wide tournament

Reign Storm tournament takes place in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows from June 8 to 11

 

(L-R) Coach Chris MacDonald, Mackenzie Bickell, Hudson LaFayette, Aidan Schumer, Dylan MacDonald, and John Paul Kahlert helped the UBC Thunderbirds claim victory at the NAIA Men’s Golf Championships. (NAIA/Special to The News)

UBC Thunderbirds claim victory at national golf tournament

The B.C. team finished at five-over-par at the 2023 NAIA Men’s Golf Championships

 

Kristin MacDonald, an educational assistant with the Coquitlam School District, is being threatened with termination of employment because of photographs she posted of herself to an adult-only platform. (Special to The News)

Lower Mainland woman threatened with termination over photos on adult-only website

Kristin MacDonald is an educational assistant in Coquitlam, but has been ordered to cease side gig

 

B.C. Solicitor General Mike Farnworth helped award 48 recipients working in the correctional field in the province with the Corrections Exemplary Service Medals and Bars. (The News files)

B.C. correctional workers given prestigious provincial awards

48 people were given awards for 10 years, 20 years, and 30 years of service

B.C. Solicitor General Mike Farnworth helped award 48 recipients working in the correctional field in the province with the Corrections Exemplary Service Medals and Bars. (The News files)
Former European surgeon Bill Jakobs and MP Marc Dalton. (Special to The News)

B.C. MP sounds alarm after European surgeon forced into new career amid doctor shortage

MP Dalton slams government for roadblocks immigrant doctors and nurses face

Former European surgeon Bill Jakobs and MP Marc Dalton. (Special to The News)
Police on scene Monday, near the southeast entrance to the Meadowtown Shopping Centre. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)

Homeless man found in Maple Ridge may have been murdered: IHIT

IHIT says Randy Semotiuk’s body was found near Golden Ears Bridge on Monday

Police on scene Monday, near the southeast entrance to the Meadowtown Shopping Centre. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)
Brenda the pig was found and rescued alongside Lougheed Highway on April 12. (Dewdney Animal Hospital/Special to The News)

VIDEO: This little piggy didn’t stay home

A one-year-old pig was found and rescued alongside a B.C. highway

Brenda the pig was found and rescued alongside Lougheed Highway on April 12. (Dewdney Animal Hospital/Special to The News)
(L-R) Coun. Korleen Carreras, Coun. Sunny Schiller, energy minister Josie Osborne, MLA Bob D’Eith, and MLA Lisa Beare, all helped announce $26 million in new funding to help B.C. increase its number of EV charging stations. (Brandon Tucker/The News)

B.C. receives $26 million in new funding for EV charging stations

Provincial government sets target of 100% light-duty vehicle sales being EVs by 2035

(L-R) Coun. Korleen Carreras, Coun. Sunny Schiller, energy minister Josie Osborne, MLA Bob D’Eith, and MLA Lisa Beare, all helped announce $26 million in new funding to help B.C. increase its number of EV charging stations. (Brandon Tucker/The News)
Maggie Coles-Lyster finished in 68th place in her first-ever Paris-Roubaix Femmes race ever on April 8. (Tornanti_cc/Special to The News)

B.C. cyclist claims third-best Canadian performance at Paris-Roubaix Femmes

Alberta racer Alison Jackson was the overall winner, giving Canada its first win

Maggie Coles-Lyster finished in 68th place in her first-ever Paris-Roubaix Femmes race ever on April 8. (Tornanti_cc/Special to The News)
Jaime Perrault (right) helped Canada Soccer Women’s U17 team make it to the 2022 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup. (Canada Soccer/Special to The News)

B.C. athletes join Canada Soccer Women’s U20 team

Jaime Perrault will be 1 of 4 B.C. athletes in the Concacaf Women’s U20 Championship qualifiers

Jaime Perrault (right) helped Canada Soccer Women’s U17 team make it to the 2022 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup. (Canada Soccer/Special to The News)
More than 100 community members showed up to Planet Ice in Maple Ridge on April 1 to watch the live announcement of who won the Kraft Hockeyville 2023 contest. (Brandon Tucker/The News)

B.C. arena loses Kraft Hockeyville 2023 contest

Planet Ice in Maple Ridge will still receive $25,000 as a runner-up

More than 100 community members showed up to Planet Ice in Maple Ridge on April 1 to watch the live announcement of who won the Kraft Hockeyville 2023 contest. (Brandon Tucker/The News)
Maple Ridge Mayor Dan Ruimy posed with Fin, the Vancouver Canucks mascot, for a Kraft Hockeyville promotional video at Planet Ice. (Brandon Tucker/The News)

PHOTOS: Vancouver Canucks mascot helps make killer contest video for B.C. arena

Voting for the Kraft Hockeyville contest starts on March 31

Maple Ridge Mayor Dan Ruimy posed with Fin, the Vancouver Canucks mascot, for a Kraft Hockeyville promotional video at Planet Ice. (Brandon Tucker/The News)
Allen James Brooks was convicted of two counts of sexual assault in 2020 during a trial at the Port Coquitlam Courthouse. (The News files)

B.C. high court orders a new trial for former X-ray tech convicted of sexual assault

Allen James Brooks was convicted of two counts of sexual assault in 2020

Allen James Brooks was convicted of two counts of sexual assault in 2020 during a trial at the Port Coquitlam Courthouse. (The News files)
Ryker Ulansky (left) and Jake Ulansky (right) make up half of the U-BOTS team that built a water-powered vehicle and won the Core Values Award First Place at the FIRST LEGO League Challenge BC/Yukon Championship on March 11. (Brandon Tucker/The News)

PHOTOS: Winners of 2023 FIRST LEGO League BC/Yukon Championship heading to USA

A Nanaimo team was the top-ranked group at this year’s competition

Ryker Ulansky (left) and Jake Ulansky (right) make up half of the U-BOTS team that built a water-powered vehicle and won the Core Values Award First Place at the FIRST LEGO League Challenge BC/Yukon Championship on March 11. (Brandon Tucker/The News)
Tyler O’Neill previously played for Team Canada at the 2017 World Baseball Classic. (Jeffrey Sze - Baseball Canada/Special to The News)

B.C. baseball star leads Team Canada to World Baseball Classic record

The 18-8 win for Team Canada is the highest-scoring game in WBC history

Tyler O’Neill previously played for Team Canada at the 2017 World Baseball Classic. (Jeffrey Sze - Baseball Canada/Special to The News)
Larissa Franklin won a bronze medal in women’s softball at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo as part of Team Canada. (Larissa Franklin/Special to The News)

Softball Canada 2023 Women’s National Team features overwhelming number of B.C. athletes

11 of the 22 athletes named to the roster hail from B.C.

Larissa Franklin won a bronze medal in women’s softball at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo as part of Team Canada. (Larissa Franklin/Special to The News)
Planet Ice in Maple Ridge is the only B.C. arena to be a finalist in this year’s Kraft Hockeyville contest. (The News file)

B.C. arena named finalist in Kraft Hockeyville contest

Planet Ice is one of the four finalists competing for the $250,000 grand prize

Planet Ice in Maple Ridge is the only B.C. arena to be a finalist in this year’s Kraft Hockeyville contest. (The News file)
Cameron St. Amand (left) competed as a finalist in the 2023 World’s Strongest Firefighter Contest, which involved doing a sandbag carry. (Special to The News)

B.C. firefighter competes in World’s Strongest Firefighter Contest

Cameron St. Amand was one of only two Canadian finalists in the competition

Cameron St. Amand (left) competed as a finalist in the 2023 World’s Strongest Firefighter Contest, which involved doing a sandbag carry. (Special to The News)
Ridge Meadows RCMP are investigating the dead body located in the parking lot next to Maple Ridge Secondary School. (Brandon Tucker/The News)

Deceased middle-aged man found near Maple Ridge school

Ridge Meadows RCMP and IHIT are currently investigating ‘suspicious’ death

Ridge Meadows RCMP are investigating the dead body located in the parking lot next to Maple Ridge Secondary School. (Brandon Tucker/The News)
Police stand outside the house on Colemore Street where Kyaw Naing Maung was shot and killed by a police officer. (Colleen Flanagan/THE NEWS)

Report finds RCMP actions ‘unreasonable’ in 2019 fatal B.C. police shooting

Recommendations made for officer training, and pairing with trained mental health professionals

Police stand outside the house on Colemore Street where Kyaw Naing Maung was shot and killed by a police officer. (Colleen Flanagan/THE NEWS)