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A peacock at the corner of 149A Street and 61A Avenue Saturday morning (March 30). (Photo: Lauren Collins)

Surrey neighbourhood still dealing with notorious peacock problem

City estimates between 35 and 40 birds remaining; nine ‘successfully’ captured and rehomed

A peacock at the corner of 149A Street and 61A Avenue Saturday morning (March 30). (Photo: Lauren Collins)
Police incident at Newton Athletic Park on Saturday, March 30. (Image: Google Maps)

Parents, kids flee Surrey park after reports of man with firearm

Surrey RCMP say it was an imitation weapon

Police incident at Newton Athletic Park on Saturday, March 30. (Image: Google Maps)
Surrey Fire Service battled a brush fire in the 16900-block of 88th Avenue Friday evening (March 22). (Photos: Shane MacKichan)
Surrey Fire Service battled a brush fire in the 16900-block of 88th Avenue Friday evening (March 22). (Photos: Shane MacKichan)
Two men charged in Lower Mainland grocery store stabbing in 2018

Two men charged in Lower Mainland grocery store stabbing in 2018

Coquitlam RCMP say the incident is ‘believed to be targeted’

Two men charged in Lower Mainland grocery store stabbing in 2018
RCMP and BC Coroners Service investigate after a man was found dead in this Surrey donation bin in 2016, near 150th Street and 104th Avenue. (Now-Leader file photo)

Surrey council decides not to ban donation bins in wake of deaths

In a split vote, council votes to keep existing approach to handling donations bins

RCMP and BC Coroners Service investigate after a man was found dead in this Surrey donation bin in 2016, near 150th Street and 104th Avenue. (Now-Leader file photo)
B.C. councillor calls for ‘better system’ when hospitals release homeless patients

B.C. councillor calls for ‘better system’ when hospitals release homeless patients

Chilliwack mayor alleges in a letter that Surrey Memorial patients sent to shelters in his city

B.C. councillor calls for ‘better system’ when hospitals release homeless patients
Officers from Surrey Pretrial Services Centre rallied outside of the centre on Friday (March 8) about the “unmanageable levels” of inmate-to-officer ratios at B.C. prisons. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

VIDEO: Officers rally as violence in B.C. jails hit all-time high

Inmate-to-officer ratio is ‘now as high as 72:1’: BCGEU

Officers from Surrey Pretrial Services Centre rallied outside of the centre on Friday (March 8) about the “unmanageable levels” of inmate-to-officer ratios at B.C. prisons. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
Stabbing at Lower Mainland banquet hall sends man to hospital

Stabbing at Lower Mainland banquet hall sends man to hospital

RCMP says victim has ‘non-life threatening’ injuries, incident still under investigation

Stabbing at Lower Mainland banquet hall sends man to hospital
Surrey fire service was called to a trailer fire at Plaza RV Park in the 8200-block of King George Boulevard late Friday night (Feb. 15). (Photo: Curtis Kreklau)

Man taken to hospital for smoke inhalation, burns after fire at RV park

Firefighters find man suffering from smoke inhalation, burns to face and hands: battalion chief

Surrey fire service was called to a trailer fire at Plaza RV Park in the 8200-block of King George Boulevard late Friday night (Feb. 15). (Photo: Curtis Kreklau)
Province selects three bidding teams for Pattullo Bridge replacement

Province selects three bidding teams for Pattullo Bridge replacement

SNC-Lavalin, the company involved in allegations with Prime Minister’s Office, is among potential contractors

Province selects three bidding teams for Pattullo Bridge replacement
Surrey RCMP have released a surveillance photo of the suspect following Wednesday’s (Jan. 30) shooting at Scott Road SkyTrain station. (Photo: Police handout)

Suspect in transit cop shooting was jailed in 2011 for killing man at Surrey McDonald’s

Daon Gordon Glasgow, 35, pleaded guilty to manslaughter in 2010 death of Terry Blake Scott

Surrey RCMP have released a surveillance photo of the suspect following Wednesday’s (Jan. 30) shooting at Scott Road SkyTrain station. (Photo: Police handout)
Police surround the Scott Road SkyTrain station in Surrey after an officer was shot on Jan. 30, 2019. (Black Press Media)

Police continue search for suspect after transit officer shot in Surrey

Police warn public to stay away from area of Scott Road SkyTrain Station

Police surround the Scott Road SkyTrain station in Surrey after an officer was shot on Jan. 30, 2019. (Black Press Media)
Fraser Health issued a warning Friday after a reported fake Xanax pill was found with a drug-checking machine at SafePoint in Surrey. (Photo: drugs.com)

Fraser Health warns of reported opioid-laced Xanax found in Lower Mainland

Health authority says there could be ‘large quantities’ ready for distribution

Fraser Health issued a warning Friday after a reported fake Xanax pill was found with a drug-checking machine at SafePoint in Surrey. (Photo: drugs.com)
Surrey lawyer fined $418K for tax evasion

Surrey lawyer fined $418K for tax evasion

Baldev Singh Ghag receives conditional sentence, includes eight months of house arrest

Surrey lawyer fined $418K for tax evasion
Two men arrested, charged with ‘ties to Lower Mainland gang conflict’

Two men arrested, charged with ‘ties to Lower Mainland gang conflict’

Two men allegedly failed to stop for RCMP in fall of 2018: police

Two men arrested, charged with ‘ties to Lower Mainland gang conflict’
Ridge Meadows RCMP says the hospital in Maple Ridge is closed for the time being. (photo: Ashley Wadhwani)

Ridge Meadows Hospital re-opened after 911 threat found ‘not credible’: RCMP

The hospital was closed Saturday mid-day as police probed an apparent threat

Ridge Meadows RCMP says the hospital in Maple Ridge is closed for the time being. (photo: Ashley Wadhwani)
A production company wants to bring in a daredevil to jump the gap in White Rock’s broken pier. (Aaron Hinks photo)

New pier could cost up to $6M: White Rock mayor

City hopes to have promenade, between pier and white rock, open some time in February

A production company wants to bring in a daredevil to jump the gap in White Rock’s broken pier. (Aaron Hinks photo)
Cancer Drivers spokesperson George Garrett says the all-volunteer service may be forced to dip into its cash reserves. (Photo: Black Press file)

Punjabi, Hindi speaking drivers needed to help drive cancer patients

Volunteers drive cancer patients to and from appointments in Lower Mainland

Cancer Drivers spokesperson George Garrett says the all-volunteer service may be forced to dip into its cash reserves. (Photo: Black Press file)
Police are on scene of an accident at 152nd Street and 68th Avenue Saturday morning (Dec. 29). (Photo: Black Press file)

Pedestrian hit by ‘passenger vehicle’ in Surrey intersection: RCMP

Police say there are ‘serious potentially life threatening injuries’ in the collision

Police are on scene of an accident at 152nd Street and 68th Avenue Saturday morning (Dec. 29). (Photo: Black Press file)
‘Pleasantly surprised’: Mounties try out ‘bait packages’ at 2 B.C. malls

‘Pleasantly surprised’: Mounties try out ‘bait packages’ at 2 B.C. malls

Surrey RCMP used the packages ahead of the holiday season, with officers watching for who was naughty and who was nice

‘Pleasantly surprised’: Mounties try out ‘bait packages’ at 2 B.C. malls