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Black Press Extreme Career Fair in Langley at the beginning of the year. (files)

Businesses are ready to hire at the Black Press Extreme Education and Career Fair

Free event takes place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sept. 28 at the Cloverdale Agriplex

Black Press Extreme Career Fair in Langley at the beginning of the year. (files)
Black Press Extreme Career Fair in Langley at the beginning of the year. (files)

Businesses are ready to hire at the Black Press Extreme Education and Career Fair

Free event takes place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sept. 28 at the Cloverdale Agriplex

Black Press Extreme Career Fair in Langley at the beginning of the year. (files)
Actor Steve Carell on set of The Women of Marwen in Maple Ridge on Thursday. (Colleen Flanagan/THE NEWS)

Steve Carell spotted on film set in Maple Ridge

The popular actor was filming a movie at Webster’s Corners on Thursday.

Actor Steve Carell on set of The Women of Marwen in Maple Ridge on Thursday. (Colleen Flanagan/THE NEWS)
A little boy enjoys a hot day at Maple Ridge Park recently. (Colleen Flanagan/THE NEWS)

Records set for power consumption in B.C.

A new record was set Monday evening for power consumption in B.C.

A little boy enjoys a hot day at Maple Ridge Park recently. (Colleen Flanagan/THE NEWS)
Police stand by police tape up around a forested area behind the Value Village along Dewdney Trunk Road at 208 Street in Maple Ridge Wednesday afternoon. Colleen Flanagan/THE NEWS

UPDATE: Body found in Maple Ridge

A body was discovered behind the Value Village in Maple Ridge.

Police stand by police tape up around a forested area behind the Value Village along Dewdney Trunk Road at 208 Street in Maple Ridge Wednesday afternoon. Colleen Flanagan/THE NEWS
Contributed                                Charly Ann Torikka died from an overdose Nov. 6, 2016. She had cocaine and a lethal dose of fentanyl in her system.

Missing you, a father’s loving tribute

Charly Ann Torikka was found dead in her Maple Ridge apartment from a fentanyl overdose

Contributed                                Charly Ann Torikka died from an overdose Nov. 6, 2016. She had cocaine and a lethal dose of fentanyl in her system.
Colleen Flanagan/THE NEWS                                 Rae-Lynn Higham, 7, (left), Elizabeth Fiorante, 12, Amanda Spurr, 20, Cheyenne Higham, 10, Madalyn Howe, 10, and Rebecca Howe, 5, are raising money to donate to the Red Cross to help victims of the B.C. wildfires, including Spurr’s family that was evacuated from 100 Mile House.

VIDEO: Interior fires hit home for student in Maple Ridge

Girls set up lemonade stand to raise funds for victims

Colleen Flanagan/THE NEWS                                 Rae-Lynn Higham, 7, (left), Elizabeth Fiorante, 12, Amanda Spurr, 20, Cheyenne Higham, 10, Madalyn Howe, 10, and Rebecca Howe, 5, are raising money to donate to the Red Cross to help victims of the B.C. wildfires, including Spurr’s family that was evacuated from 100 Mile House.
Hannah Carson, left, and North Fraser Therapeutic Riding Association instructor Stacey Reeder. Contributed

Therapeutic riding association in Maple Ridge desperate for volunteers

The North Fraser Therapeutic Riding Association needs 8 to 12 volunteers right away.

Hannah Carson, left, and North Fraser Therapeutic Riding Association instructor Stacey Reeder. Contributed
IHIT investigating suspicious death of a four-month-old in Maple Ridge

IHIT investigating suspicious death of a four-month-old in Maple Ridge

The team was called to the house yesterday to investigate the death of a four-month-old

IHIT investigating suspicious death of a four-month-old in Maple Ridge
Stu Burgess with SSG Holdings that operates Golden Ears Park expects the park to be completely full this weekend. THE NEWS/files

Golden Ears Park full for long weekend in Maple Ridge

Camping reservations were fully booked four months ago in the popular Maple Ridge park.

Stu Burgess with SSG Holdings that operates Golden Ears Park expects the park to be completely full this weekend. THE NEWS/files
UPDATED: Two overdoses at Golden Ears Park in Maple Ridge

UPDATED: Two overdoses at Golden Ears Park in Maple Ridge

Emergency services rushed to Golden Ears park Sunday to help two overdose victims.

UPDATED: Two overdoses at Golden Ears Park in Maple Ridge
Colleen Flanagan/THE NEWS                                 Kat Wahamaa with picures of her son Joseph Taylor-Wahamaa, 25, who died of a fentanyl overdose last August. The artist-in-residence for Maple Ridge kisses his photograph every morning.

Lives lost too soon to fentanyl

Two local mothers share their stories of grief after losing their sons to the fentanyl epidemic.

Colleen Flanagan/THE NEWS                                 Kat Wahamaa with picures of her son Joseph Taylor-Wahamaa, 25, who died of a fentanyl overdose last August. The artist-in-residence for Maple Ridge kisses his photograph every morning.