Maple Ridge

35-year-old Cashmere Ali has been identified as the victim of a double shooting in Maple Ridge on Friday, July 15. (IHIT)
35-year-old Cashmere Ali has been identified as the victim of a double shooting in Maple Ridge on Friday, July 15. (IHIT)
A Talon Helicopters aircraft transported Ridge Meadows Search and Rescue team members to Widgeon Falls, where a swimmer went missing on Wednesday night. (Ridge Meadows SAR/Special to The News)

UPDATE: Search and Rescue teams seek woman feared drowned at Widgeon Falls

Popular hiking spot near Pitt Lake scene of potential drowning

A Talon Helicopters aircraft transported Ridge Meadows Search and Rescue team members to Widgeon Falls, where a swimmer went missing on Wednesday night. (Ridge Meadows SAR/Special to The News)
The pickup Travis Pare drove when he struck the victim in Maple Ridge. (The News files)

Man sentenced to 15 months in jail for killing pedestrian in Maple Ridge

Travis Pare pleaded guilty after fatal pickup rampage in 2018

The pickup Travis Pare drove when he struck the victim in Maple Ridge. (The News files)
Armed police surrounded Maple Ridge home Thursday evening. Issue appears to be resolved but RCMP presence still strong in the suburban neighbourhood. (Special to The News)

UPDATED: Armed Mounties surround Lower Mainland home

Section of road shut down, neighbours ordered inside by police as incident unfolds in Maple Ridge

Armed police surrounded Maple Ridge home Thursday evening. Issue appears to be resolved but RCMP presence still strong in the suburban neighbourhood. (Special to The News)
(Black Press files)

Man who murdered Maple Ridge mother in 2002 gets day parole

Colleen Findlay was killed by Jeremy Vojkovic when he was 15

(Black Press files)
Golden Ears Provincial Park (Roxanne Hooper/Black Press Media)
Golden Ears Provincial Park (Roxanne Hooper/Black Press Media)
Katie Potts lost her right leg and most of her right hand in the 2021 accident. (Special to The News)

VIDEO: Lower Mainland woman credits Salmon Arm couple with saving her life

Katie Potts was a passenger in a car that veered off the Coquihalla in 2021

Katie Potts lost her right leg and most of her right hand in the 2021 accident. (Special to The News)
Elizabeth Denes Luque, 6, makes her lemonade from scratch. (Special to The News)

6-year-old in Lower Mainland raises hundreds for Ukraine orphans

Elizabeth Denes Luque’s goal was only $10 for a school project

Elizabeth Denes Luque, 6, makes her lemonade from scratch. (Special to The News)
Lisa Beare, the Minister of Citizen’s Services, made the announcement on behalf of the province in front of Thomas Haney Secondary School on Monday, June 20. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)
Lisa Beare, the Minister of Citizen’s Services, made the announcement on behalf of the province in front of Thomas Haney Secondary School on Monday, June 20. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)
A momma bear is going to teach her young ones how to forage for food. Conservation officers hope that doesn’t include how to find and feast on human’s garbage. (Ross Davies/Special to Black Press)

Golden Ears Provincial Park to reopen after problem bear captured and killed

Bear attempted to enter trailer and tent with people inside

A momma bear is going to teach her young ones how to forage for food. Conservation officers hope that doesn’t include how to find and feast on human’s garbage. (Ross Davies/Special to Black Press)
The band Queer as Funk will be playing a Pride Month concert in Pitt Meadows on June 16. (Special to The News)

Free Pride Month concert coming up in Pitt Meadows

Vancouver band Queer as Funk playing Spirit Square on June 16

The band Queer as Funk will be playing a Pride Month concert in Pitt Meadows on June 16. (Special to The News)
Golden Ears Provincial Park is closed until Thursday, June 16. (The News/files)

Golden Ears Provincial Park fully closed due to black bear

BC Parks and the BC Conservation Officer Services trying to trap problematic bear

Golden Ears Provincial Park is closed until Thursday, June 16. (The News/files)
(Metro Creative/Special to The News)

Pitt Meadows nurse gave methadone to the wrong patient

Professional college issued fine, suspension, conditions on future work

(Metro Creative/Special to The News)
A Dutch man accused of attempting to blackmail Amanda Todd is on trial. (The News/files)

Man accused in Amanda Todd case in B.C. court today

Charges against Aydin Coban include child pornography and extortion

A Dutch man accused of attempting to blackmail Amanda Todd is on trial. (The News/files)
Scott William Cashman of Mission was found guilty of seven counts of possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking. (Special to The News)

Mission man found guilty in biggest drug and gun bust Ridge Meadows Mounties have ever seen

Guilty of seven counts of possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking

Scott William Cashman of Mission was found guilty of seven counts of possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking. (Special to The News)
Moms stop the Harm create a mandala in Maple Ridge’s Memorial Peace Park on the sixth anniversary of the overdose public health emergency. (Neil Corbett/The News)

Decriminalization of drugs not going far enough say Maple Ridge groups

Promote safe supply as best answer to overdose deaths

Moms stop the Harm create a mandala in Maple Ridge’s Memorial Peace Park on the sixth anniversary of the overdose public health emergency. (Neil Corbett/The News)
Ridge Meadows RCMP are on scene of a shooting an McDougal Street in Maple Ridge. (Neil Corbett/The News)

UPDATE: Victim survives shooting in Maple Ridge

City had three shootings in the past two months, including two murders

Ridge Meadows RCMP are on scene of a shooting an McDougal Street in Maple Ridge. (Neil Corbett/The News)
Ridge Meadows RCMP are on scene at a shooting along McDougal Street in Maple Ridge. (Neil Corbett/The News)

VIDEO: Shooting in Lower Mainland neighbourhood, burned out car discovered nearby

Police are on scene by Thomas Haney Secondary School in Maple Ridge

Ridge Meadows RCMP are on scene at a shooting along McDougal Street in Maple Ridge. (Neil Corbett/The News)
Amesbury pre-game with the Tulsa Oilers. (Special to The News)

VIDEO: B.C. enforcer wins ‘King of the Rink’ battle

Maple Ridge’s Daniel Amesbury won competition with a TKO

Amesbury pre-game with the Tulsa Oilers. (Special to The News)
(Neil Corbett/The News)
(Neil Corbett/The News)