Colleen Flanagan

(Colleen Flanagan/THE NEWS)                                Philippa Glossop with some of the artwork that was created by students with anxiety.

Maple Ridge teacher uses art to help her students overcome anxiety

Philippa Glossop teaches glass fusing, painting, drawing, sculpture with clay, hand-built ceramics, hand building, textiles, collage and armature.

(Colleen Flanagan/THE NEWS)                                Philippa Glossop with some of the artwork that was created by students with anxiety.
Darrell Sinclair and his father Doug Sherk. (Contributed)

‘We are so happy we found you’: B.C. son meets father thanks to online DNA test

Father and son unite for the first time on April 4

Darrell Sinclair and his father Doug Sherk. (Contributed)
A pedestrian was hit by a train in Maple Ridge. (Shane MacKichan/Contributed)

VIDEO: Pedestrian killed by train in Lower Mainland

Collision happened at about 12:30 p.m. in Maple Ridge

A pedestrian was hit by a train in Maple Ridge. (Shane MacKichan/Contributed)
Fraser Health home support will soon be provided in-house

Fraser Health home support will soon be provided in-house

Currently Fraser Health directly manages only 37 per cent of home support services

Fraser Health home support will soon be provided in-house
Brooke Rutledge is raising money for Katie’s Place in Maple Ridge. (Contributed)

Maple Ridge student raising money for cats through school project

All money raised will be going to Katie’s Place in Maple Ridge

Brooke Rutledge is raising money for Katie’s Place in Maple Ridge. (Contributed)
Cozzy was seized as a result of a cruelty investigation by the BC SPCA and is in the care of the Maple Ridge branch. (Contributed)

Puppy in care of Maple Ridge SPCA after being hit twice by car

Cozzy will spend six weeks in a foster home

Cozzy was seized as a result of a cruelty investigation by the BC SPCA and is in the care of the Maple Ridge branch. (Contributed)
(Colleen Flanagan/THE NEWS)                                Karl Dey received a Certificate of Merit from the Vancouver Police Board on Wednesday.

B.C. man gets award for thwarting theft, sexual assault – all in 10 minutes

Karl Dey helped the VPD take down a violent sex offender

(Colleen Flanagan/THE NEWS)                                Karl Dey received a Certificate of Merit from the Vancouver Police Board on Wednesday.
The commissioner determined that a reprimand was appropriate after considering that the physical contact between the teacher and student was unnecessary. (THE NEWS/files)

B.C. teacher reprimanded after incident with Grade 11 student in school gym

Gregory Norman Brock was teaching at a high school in the Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows School District

The commissioner determined that a reprimand was appropriate after considering that the physical contact between the teacher and student was unnecessary. (THE NEWS/files)
Pei-Pei Cheng, Tzi Ma and Sandra Oh star in Meditation Park that will be screened at the upcoming Festival of B.C. Film at the ACT Arts Centre in Maple Ridge. (Contributed)

Celebrate the best of B.C. film at the ACT in Maple Ridge

The Festival of B.C. Film takes place Mar. 23 and 24

Pei-Pei Cheng, Tzi Ma and Sandra Oh star in Meditation Park that will be screened at the upcoming Festival of B.C. Film at the ACT Arts Centre in Maple Ridge. (Contributed)
Stop by the Greg Moore Youth Centre from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. to find your dream job (Photo by Kieran O’Connor/Black Press Media).

VIDEO: Get hired at Black Press Media’s extreme education and career fair

Over 65 employees looking for job applications at the Greg Moore Youth Centre in Maple Ridge

Stop by the Greg Moore Youth Centre from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. to find your dream job (Photo by Kieran O’Connor/Black Press Media).
Duc-Hung Tran started in the Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows school district in 2000. (THE NEWS/files)

B.C. teacher who hugged student in storage room to keep teaching certificate

Duc-Hung Tran was working in Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows school district at time

Duc-Hung Tran started in the Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows school district in 2000. (THE NEWS/files)
Maple Ridge Mayor Mike Morden, left, met with provincial ministers on Feb. 25. (Contributed)

Maple Ridge Mayor asks B.C. for $60M to pay for housing, costs for tent city

Mike Morden met with a number of provincial ministers on Feb. 25

Maple Ridge Mayor Mike Morden, left, met with provincial ministers on Feb. 25. (Contributed)
The Black Press Extreme Education and Career Fair is coming to Maple Ridge on March 14. (THE NEWS/files)

Black Press Media career fair coming to Maple Ridge

More than 900,000 jobs opening up in the next 10 years

The Black Press Extreme Education and Career Fair is coming to Maple Ridge on March 14. (THE NEWS/files)
Police have set up a barricade around Anita Place Tent City. (Colleen Flanagan/THE NEWS)

B.C. homeless camp resident barricades himself in shelter as inspections take place

He was refusing entry to fire, police or bylaw officials who were at the camp enforcing safety regulaions imposed by a court order

Police have set up a barricade around Anita Place Tent City. (Colleen Flanagan/THE NEWS)
(Simon Rochfort/photographer)                                Maple Ridge resident Chelsea Smith will have a bikini from her swim line gifted to celebrities on Feb. 22.

B.C. business women pitch products to stars at Oscars

One attending the Luxury Gifting Suites in Hollywood, other helping stack the swag bags

(Simon Rochfort/photographer)                                Maple Ridge resident Chelsea Smith will have a bikini from her swim line gifted to celebrities on Feb. 22.
Kohila Sivas tutors students in Maple Ridge. (Colleen Flanagan/THE NEWS)

The debate over how to teach math in B.C.

Tutoring businesses growing with concerns

Kohila Sivas tutors students in Maple Ridge. (Colleen Flanagan/THE NEWS)
Tracy Joseph Fairley was teaching a Grade 6/7 music class in the district on Jan. 8, 2018 when he entered into a discussion not related to the curriculum. (Black Press/files)

B.C. teacher reprimanded after telling kids about deaths, Pickton murders

Tracy Joseph Fairley resigned from Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows district April 23, 2018

Tracy Joseph Fairley was teaching a Grade 6/7 music class in the district on Jan. 8, 2018 when he entered into a discussion not related to the curriculum. (Black Press/files)
Mounties gather near the Golden Ears Bridge after a body was found in Maple Ridge Sunday. (Colleen Flanagan/Maple Ridge News)

UPDATE: Hells Angels on scene after body found in Maple Ridge

Body was discovered beneath the Golden Ears Bridge

Mounties gather near the Golden Ears Bridge after a body was found in Maple Ridge Sunday. (Colleen Flanagan/Maple Ridge News)
Mounties gather near the Golden Ears Bridge after a body was found in Maple Ridge Sunday.                                Mounties gather near the Golden Ears Bridge after a body was found in Maple Ridge Sunday.

Homicide victim found under B.C. bridge identified as Hells Angels member

Chad John Wilson was one of four men arrested in Spain in 2013 on allegations of smuggling cocaine.

Mounties gather near the Golden Ears Bridge after a body was found in Maple Ridge Sunday.                                Mounties gather near the Golden Ears Bridge after a body was found in Maple Ridge Sunday.
BC SPCA Maple Ridge branch on Jackson Road. (THE NEWS/files)

Dead cat found Zap-strapped sparks B.C. SPCA investigation

The cat was found in Cook Park

BC SPCA Maple Ridge branch on Jackson Road. (THE NEWS/files)