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Aaron Hinks photo                                Surrey RCMP are investigating after a fire burned a Semiahmoo First Nation home to the ground on May 29. The home across the street was the site of a Dec. 21 fire.

RCMP investigate suspicious fires on South Surrey’s Semiahmoo reserve

‘It’s very unusual that two arsons would happen across the street from each other,’ says resident

Aaron Hinks photo                                Surrey RCMP are investigating after a fire burned a Semiahmoo First Nation home to the ground on May 29. The home across the street was the site of a Dec. 21 fire.
White Rock Pride Society files human rights complaint against Catholic church

White Rock Pride Society files human rights complaint against Catholic church

The BC Human Rights Tribunal complaint was filed June 3

White Rock Pride Society files human rights complaint against Catholic church
White Rock RCMP investigate after a report of a gun was made Thursday morning. (Lester Empey Facebook screengrab)

White Rock RCMP receive report of person with gun, ended up being someone vaping

Police swarm vehicle near Oxford Street and Marine Drive

White Rock RCMP investigate after a report of a gun was made Thursday morning. (Lester Empey Facebook screengrab)
Dave Rogers says he’s thankful for six people who helped after he crashed his bicycle. (Aaron Hinks photo)

Surrey senior says violent bike crash was a ‘blessing in disguise’

Six people stopped to help Dave Rogers after he crashed his bike and broke his collarbone

Dave Rogers says he’s thankful for six people who helped after he crashed his bicycle. (Aaron Hinks photo)
Aaron Hinks photo                                Surrey RCMP Const. Marty Roznowski speaks to a driver he pulled over on 16 Avenue near Kent Street Wednesday morning for Project Swoop.

RCMP target speeders between Abbotsford and Surrey in month-long blitz

Officers throughout the province launch Swoop campaign

Aaron Hinks photo                                Surrey RCMP Const. Marty Roznowski speaks to a driver he pulled over on 16 Avenue near Kent Street Wednesday morning for Project Swoop.
Mother of accused charged in death of Surrey teen girl found in torched SUV

Mother of accused charged in death of Surrey teen girl found in torched SUV

Manjit Kaur Deo charged with ‘accessory after the fact’ in 2017 death of Surrey teen

Mother of accused charged in death of Surrey teen girl found in torched SUV
A grey whale was spotted off the shore of White Rock’s beach earlier this week. (Tyler Ingram photo)

Grey whales just making a ‘pit stop’ along B.C. coast, expert says

The whales are likely en route to Alaska, research scientist explains

A grey whale was spotted off the shore of White Rock’s beach earlier this week. (Tyler Ingram photo)
A coyote was photographed near High Street, located beside Centennial Park, just before Easter. Photographer Mandy Johnston, who was walking with her two-year-old son, said she was not overly worried about the canine’s presence. (Mandy Johnston photo)

3-year-old girl attacked by coyote in White Rock

Conservation officers located and killed the coyote Monday

A coyote was photographed near High Street, located beside Centennial Park, just before Easter. Photographer Mandy Johnston, who was walking with her two-year-old son, said she was not overly worried about the canine’s presence. (Mandy Johnston photo)
Mexicans arrested at Peace Arch border after hiding under garbage bags on train

Mexicans arrested at Peace Arch border after hiding under garbage bags on train

The three men are in custody at Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma

Mexicans arrested at Peace Arch border after hiding under garbage bags on train
Fundraising campaign launched to rebuild White Rock’s iconic pier

Fundraising campaign launched to rebuild White Rock’s iconic pier

‘Friends of the Pier’ will seek to raise $2 million for construction project

Fundraising campaign launched to rebuild White Rock’s iconic pier
No foul play suspected after body found in White Rock park

No foul play suspected after body found in White Rock park

RCMP investigating after body discovered Tuesday morning

No foul play suspected after body found in White Rock park
VIDEO: Woman films truck driver’s alleged attempt to kidnap her on South Surrey road

VIDEO: Woman films truck driver’s alleged attempt to kidnap her on South Surrey road

‘My stomach hurts watching this,’ writes friend who posted incident on Facebook

VIDEO: Woman films truck driver’s alleged attempt to kidnap her on South Surrey road
Bob Boule (inset), the owner of the Smuggler’s Inn, was granted bail Thursday morning in Surrey Provincial Court. (Photo courtesy of The Northern Light newspaper)

Blaine, Wash. inn owner, charged with smuggling people into B.C., granted bail

Robert Joseph Boule ordered to turn away anyone indicating a plan to enter Canada illegally

Bob Boule (inset), the owner of the Smuggler’s Inn, was granted bail Thursday morning in Surrey Provincial Court. (Photo courtesy of The Northern Light newspaper)
A freedom-of-information request has revealed a list of creative dog names in the City of White Rock. (File photo)

Pug life: B.C. town boasts waggish list of dog names

Freedom-of-information request lists most ‘pupular’ dog names registered in White Rock

A freedom-of-information request has revealed a list of creative dog names in the City of White Rock. (File photo)
Four snails race to a finish line in White Rock on Wednesday. (Contributed photo)

It was no Kentucky Derby: B.C. girls host foot-long snail race

Two Grade 3 students in White Rock put four snails to the test in a hotly-contested street race

Four snails race to a finish line in White Rock on Wednesday. (Contributed photo)
Gas prices in White Rock reached $1.709 a litre Sunday. (Aaron Hinks photo)

Lower Mainland residents head south as gas prices reach record high

As of Sunday afternoon, gas in White Rock cost $1.709 a litre

Gas prices in White Rock reached $1.709 a litre Sunday. (Aaron Hinks photo)
BNSF freight train. (File photo)

‘Freak’ mudslide north of White Rock suspends passenger trains

BNSF spokesman says slide was unusual because of weather patterns

BNSF freight train. (File photo)
Star of the Sea Community Centre, located in White Rock. (Aaron Hinks photo)

B.C. Catholic church stands firm on decision to deny gay pride event

Church released statement saying event is against beliefs, morals

Star of the Sea Community Centre, located in White Rock. (Aaron Hinks photo)
UPDATED: Smuggler’s Inn owner charged with helping people illegally enter Canada
UPDATED: Smuggler’s Inn owner charged with helping people illegally enter Canada
White Rock’s iconic pier was destroyed after a significant windstorm Dec. 20, 2018. The damage stranded one man at the far end of the pier, who had to be rescued by helicopter. (File photo)

Councillors to decide on White Rock Pier reconstruction contract

The city received five bids for the work, which range from $3 million to $6.5 million

White Rock’s iconic pier was destroyed after a significant windstorm Dec. 20, 2018. The damage stranded one man at the far end of the pier, who had to be rescued by helicopter. (File photo)