Colleen Flanagan

Ron MacLeod is part of the Dream Chopper competition. (Screen grab)

B.C. man needs votes to build dream motorcycle on Orange County Choppers

Ron MacLeod needs votes to build motorcycle with Paul Teutul Sr. of Orange County Choppers T.V. fame

Ron MacLeod is part of the Dream Chopper competition. (Screen grab)
Ukrainian refugees Sebastian Tirtirau has helped who crossed into Romania. (Special to The News)

VIDEO: Romanian man who worked at Maple Ridge travel agency, now helping Ukrainian refugees at border

Sebastian Tirtirau has helped more than 200 families flee Ukraine

Ukrainian refugees Sebastian Tirtirau has helped who crossed into Romania. (Special to The News)
Police on the scene of a shooting incident on 124th Avenue in Maple Ridge on Thursday. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)

VIDEO: Man shot and killed in Maple Ridge on Thursday afternoon

Witnesses report hearing multiple shots, saw victim on the ground

Police on the scene of a shooting incident on 124th Avenue in Maple Ridge on Thursday. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)
Paula Gross, an educational assistant at Eric Langton elementary, created a display of hobbit houses made primarily from discarded objects, for the front display case at the school. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)

Hobbit house display created for Earth Day by Lower Mainland educational assistant

Paula Gross created the display using discarded objects and natural items

Paula Gross, an educational assistant at Eric Langton elementary, created a display of hobbit houses made primarily from discarded objects, for the front display case at the school. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)
A family of ducks crossed Lougheed Highway with the help of a good samaritan on Tuesday. (Monique Patton/Special to The News)

Good Samaritan helps family of ducks cross B.C. highway

Duckings follow mother duck navigating six lanes of traffic

A family of ducks crossed Lougheed Highway with the help of a good samaritan on Tuesday. (Monique Patton/Special to The News)
Police, firefighters, and paramedics were all on scene of a reported fatal crash involving a train, a semi, and an SUV on Thursday evening, April 21, 2022. (Shane MacKichan/Special to the News)

UPDATE: Condolences pour in for woman killed in Lower Mainland train crash

Police investigating collision with freight train and multiple vehicles Thursday night in Whonnock

Police, firefighters, and paramedics were all on scene of a reported fatal crash involving a train, a semi, and an SUV on Thursday evening, April 21, 2022. (Shane MacKichan/Special to the News)
The area where a plane crashed into Alouette Lake Thursday afternoon. (Neil Corbett/The News)
The area where a plane crashed into Alouette Lake Thursday afternoon. (Neil Corbett/The News)
Bernie Aubin, a drummer for the Headpins for 42 years and owner of Canadian Classic Rock, and international booking agency, is hoping the Rock Maple Ridge festival will be an annual event. (Special to The News)

3-day rock’n roll festival coming to the Lower Mainland

Tickets and weekend passes go on sale April 8

Bernie Aubin, a drummer for the Headpins for 42 years and owner of Canadian Classic Rock, and international booking agency, is hoping the Rock Maple Ridge festival will be an annual event. (Special to The News)
Yvan Charette, owner of the Haney Public House, is the new president of the Alliance of Beverage Licensees, ABLE BC. (Special to The News)

Lower Mainland restaurateur head of ABLE BC

Yvan Charette was voted president of agency representing bars and private liquor stores across B.C.

Yvan Charette, owner of the Haney Public House, is the new president of the Alliance of Beverage Licensees, ABLE BC. (Special to The News)
Ava Gambling sold her paintings to raise money to help Ukrainian people through the Canadian Red Cross. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)

8-year-old Lower Mainland resident sells paintings to help Ukrainians

Ava Gambling and her brother James, 4, raised more than $1,000

Ava Gambling sold her paintings to raise money to help Ukrainian people through the Canadian Red Cross. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)
Viktoriia Serhiienko, her husband, Oleksandr, and their 13-year-old sons, Daniil and Illia. (Special to The News)

Maple Ridge resident desperate to find in-laws in Ukraine, helping friend escape war

Yuliya Cherman raising money to help friend who escaped Mariupol come to Canada

Viktoriia Serhiienko, her husband, Oleksandr, and their 13-year-old sons, Daniil and Illia. (Special to The News)
Dead animals with rocks, twigs, and leaves encircling their bodies were discovered in Hoffman Park in Pitt Meadows. (Google maps)

Dead animals in circles of rocks, twigs, leaves, found in Lower Mainland park

Educators with daycare group made the discovery

Dead animals with rocks, twigs, and leaves encircling their bodies were discovered in Hoffman Park in Pitt Meadows. (Google maps)
Do you know these people? This picture was on a memory card discovered in a pocket of a donated graduation dress. (Special to The News)

Memory cards with family photos found in pockets of donated grad dress in Lower Mainland

Grad dress was donated to Puttin’ on the Glitz

Do you know these people? This picture was on a memory card discovered in a pocket of a donated graduation dress. (Special to The News)
Ridge Meadows RCMP caught six vehicles speeding excessively during a March campaign. (The News files)

6 vehicles impounded after excessive speeding in Lower Mainland community

Ridge Meadows RCMP want drivers to slow down

Ridge Meadows RCMP caught six vehicles speeding excessively during a March campaign. (The News files)
Chris Johnston is flying the Ukraine flag on the pole in the front of his home in Maple Ridge until the war comes to an end. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)

Lower Mainland man flies Ukraine flag in support of its people

Chris Johnston put up the flag on the pole in front of his house on Monday, Mar. 7

Chris Johnston is flying the Ukraine flag on the pole in the front of his home in Maple Ridge until the war comes to an end. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)
Kyaw Din was killed by a member of the Ridge Meadows RCMP during a mental health call in 2019. (Contributed)

Sister of Lower Mainland police shooting victim disappointed recommendations not more specific

Inquest into fatal police shooting of Kyaw Din in Maple Ridge ends with 3 recommendations

Kyaw Din was killed by a member of the Ridge Meadows RCMP during a mental health call in 2019. (Contributed)
In 2019 Yin Yin Din holds a picture of her brother Kyaw Naing Din, 54, and her late father Hla Din who passed away in 2014, on a trip to Victoria when Kyaw was only 34-years-old. (Colleen Flanagan/THE NEWS)

First cop on scene of fatal Maple Ridge police shooting testifies at inquest

Const. Daniel Losiak said more time would not have improved the situation

In 2019 Yin Yin Din holds a picture of her brother Kyaw Naing Din, 54, and her late father Hla Din who passed away in 2014, on a trip to Victoria when Kyaw was only 34-years-old. (Colleen Flanagan/THE NEWS)
Kyaw Din was a Burmese immigrant who suffered from mental illness. (Contributed)

Coroner’s inquest begins for Maple Ridge man fatally shot by police

The seven day inquest is taking place at Burnaby Coroner’s Court

Kyaw Din was a Burmese immigrant who suffered from mental illness. (Contributed)
The discovery of a body drew a large police presence in Pitt Meadows on Aug. 15. 2021. (Shane MacKichan)

Family claims vicious dogs killed woman found dead in Lower Mainland blueberry field

Lawsuit against owners of blueberry business, City of Pitt Meadows, and dog owners filed in court

The discovery of a body drew a large police presence in Pitt Meadows on Aug. 15. 2021. (Shane MacKichan)
David Andrew Riddell

Former Lower Mainland lawyer banned from practising law for 10 years

David Andrew Riddell pled guilty in 2019 to the possession of child pornography

David Andrew Riddell