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The City of White Rock council decided this week to re-open the promenade. As of Tuesday afternoon, following the city’s announcement, the barricades had not been removed. (Aaron Hinks photo)

White Rock reopens promenade, increases waterfront parking

Existing fencing to be left in place in case restrictions need to be reimposed

The City of White Rock council decided this week to re-open the promenade. As of Tuesday afternoon, following the city’s announcement, the barricades had not been removed. (Aaron Hinks photo)
Health Minister Adrian Dix shared details of an amended essential-visitors policy Tuesday (May 19). The changes were sparked by the death last month of South Surrey’s Ariis Knight.(Contributed photo/Tracy Holmes photo)

Policy change sparked by death of disabled B.C. woman ‘will save lives’

‘Ariis’s Law’ expands definition of essential visitors in hospital

Health Minister Adrian Dix shared details of an amended essential-visitors policy Tuesday (May 19). The changes were sparked by the death last month of South Surrey’s Ariis Knight.(Contributed photo/Tracy Holmes photo)
White Rock RCMP tweeted that a driver was stopped and fined on Tuesday after they were caught driving on the sidewalk along Maple Street in order to avoid speed bumps. (File photo)

Rough ride for sidewalk driver attempting to avoid speed bumps

Unsafe, illegal incident happened on Maple Street, police tweet

  • May 6, 2020
White Rock RCMP tweeted that a driver was stopped and fined on Tuesday after they were caught driving on the sidewalk along Maple Street in order to avoid speed bumps. (File photo)
White Rock’s Tibor Tusnady bought the sole winning ticket in the April 15 Lotto 6/49 draw. (BCLC photo)

B.C. man bowled over by $16 million Lotto 6/49 jackpot

White Rock’s Tibor Tusnady bought the sole winning ticket in the April 15 draw

White Rock’s Tibor Tusnady bought the sole winning ticket in the April 15 Lotto 6/49 draw. (BCLC photo)
The Williamson family – dad Chad, mom Christine, Jennah (at back) and Mikayla – at Glow in Abbotsford in December. (Contributed photo)

Quarantined B.C. mom say pandemic has put special-needs families in ‘crisis mode’

Surrey’s Christine Williamson shares family’s challenges, strengths

The Williamson family – dad Chad, mom Christine, Jennah (at back) and Mikayla – at Glow in Abbotsford in December. (Contributed photo)
The City of White Rock announced Sunday afternoon that it will temporarily close its waterfront parking lots in an attempt to reduce the number of people visiting the city’s pier and promenade. (File photo)

City of White Rock to close waterfront parking lots to help slow spread of COVID-19

Move is intended to discourage large crowds from gathering on the popular pier and promenade

  • Mar 22, 2020
The City of White Rock announced Sunday afternoon that it will temporarily close its waterfront parking lots in an attempt to reduce the number of people visiting the city’s pier and promenade. (File photo)
Nigel Finch-Cole (left) and Patrick Cole pose for a photo during a stop in Hong Kong Jan. 25 – nine days before their cruise ship was placed under quarantine. (Contributed photo)

White Rock couple quarantined aboard COVID-19-plagued Diamond Princess home at last

‘Inconsistencies’ in Canada’s application of quarantine rules frustrating, said Nigel Finch-Cole

Nigel Finch-Cole (left) and Patrick Cole pose for a photo during a stop in Hong Kong Jan. 25 – nine days before their cruise ship was placed under quarantine. (Contributed photo)
White Rock Coun. David Chesney has received an apology for censures imposed by the previous council. (File photos)

White Rock councillor gets apology for past accusations of defamation, confidentiality breach

Retroactive pay, legal fees for David Chesney, for pair of reprimands during 2014-2018 council term

White Rock Coun. David Chesney has received an apology for censures imposed by the previous council. (File photos)
White Rock couple Patrick Finch and Nigel Finch-Cole are among Canadians aboard the quarantined Diamond Princess cruise ship, anchored off of Tokyo, due to the coronoavirus outbreak. (Facebook photo)

B.C. couple on coronavirus-quarantined ship urge feds to step up

In limbo off Japan, Nigel Finch-Cole and spouse Patrick also make polite plea for Timmy’s coffee

White Rock couple Patrick Finch and Nigel Finch-Cole are among Canadians aboard the quarantined Diamond Princess cruise ship, anchored off of Tokyo, due to the coronoavirus outbreak. (Facebook photo)