Lauren Collins

Phone screen in hand. (Pixabay)

Fraser Health recruiting ‘health influencers’ to help bend the COVID-19 curve

People aged 20 to 29 now represent 30 per cent of the new cases

Phone screen in hand. (Pixabay)
COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)

Fraser Health warns again of possible COVID-19 exposure at hookah lounge

Authority says latest exposure dates are Aug. 7 to 9

COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)
Surrey RCMP is notifying the public of Howard Geddes-Skelding, a “dangerous sex offender who poses a high risk to re-offend,” has been released from BC Corrections and is living in Surrey. (Photo: Surrey RCMP)

Police warn of sex offender, with ‘high risk to re-offend,’ living in Lower Mainland

Howard Geddes-Skelding, 28, was released from BC Corrections Aug. 14, Surrey RCMP say

Surrey RCMP is notifying the public of Howard Geddes-Skelding, a “dangerous sex offender who poses a high risk to re-offend,” has been released from BC Corrections and is living in Surrey. (Photo: Surrey RCMP)
B.C. Health Minister Adrian Dix and provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry update the COVID-19 situation, B.C. legislature, July 20, 2020. (B.C. government)
B.C. Health Minister Adrian Dix and provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry update the COVID-19 situation, B.C. legislature, July 20, 2020. (B.C. government)
The Surrey school district offered childcare for kids of essential service workers at four school sites when in-classroom learning was suspended for two months due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Classrooms had six to seven students in each, keeping with the social distancing rules. (File photo: Lauren Collins)

B.C. teacher hopes province will change back-to-school plan in fear of COVID transmission

‘My ideal would be that I go back to a classroom where everybody’s wearing masks,’ says Lizanne Foster

The Surrey school district offered childcare for kids of essential service workers at four school sites when in-classroom learning was suspended for two months due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Classrooms had six to seven students in each, keeping with the social distancing rules. (File photo: Lauren Collins)
Three charged in storage locker break-ins in Surrey, Langley Hope: RCMP (Photos: Surrey RCMP)

Three charged in storage locker break-ins in the Lower Mainland: RCMP

Police say the estimated value of stolen items ‘in excess of $200,000’

Three charged in storage locker break-ins in Surrey, Langley Hope: RCMP (Photos: Surrey RCMP)
(Photo: Phil McLachlan - Black Press Media)
(Photo: Phil McLachlan - Black Press Media)
Surrey RCMP is looking for a “Good Samaritan” who called 911 after coming to help a “critically injured cyclist, who later died. (Photo: Adam Kveton)

RCMP look for Good Samaritan after cyclist loses control of bike in Surrey

Police say the person called 911 using victim’s phone, spoke to BC Ambulance Service

Surrey RCMP is looking for a “Good Samaritan” who called 911 after coming to help a “critically injured cyclist, who later died. (Photo: Adam Kveton)
Forty-year-old Kashif Ramzan has been charged with two counts of sexual assault, among other charges, after he posed as a modelling agent. (Photo: Surrey RCMP)

Man, who posed as modelling agent, charged with sexual assault: RCMP

Police say Kashif Ramzan, 40, allegedly operated three agencies

Forty-year-old Kashif Ramzan has been charged with two counts of sexual assault, among other charges, after he posed as a modelling agent. (Photo: Surrey RCMP)
People wait for a bus at Newton Exchange on Friday, March 20, 2020. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

Woman receives ‘extremely disturbing sexual threats’ while on Lower Mainland bus

The woman was riding the bus when she received threats of sexual violence from someone nearby

People wait for a bus at Newton Exchange on Friday, March 20, 2020. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
Surrey RCMP is investigating an alleged sexual assault and robbery that happened near King George SkyTrain station Friday (July 10). (Image: Google Maps)

Woman sexually assaulted, robbed near Surrey SkyTrain station: RCMP

Police say the incident happened July 10, just after 11 p.m. near King George SkyTrain station

Surrey RCMP is investigating an alleged sexual assault and robbery that happened near King George SkyTrain station Friday (July 10). (Image: Google Maps)
Lower Mainland teacher facing child pornography charges

Lower Mainland teacher facing child pornography charges

Elazar Reshef, 52, has worked in the Delta School District

Lower Mainland teacher facing child pornography charges
A Canadian flag is shown on the uniform of a member of the military in Trenton, Ont., on Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014. (Photo: THE CANADIAN PRESS/Lars Hagberg)

CAF captain faces sexual assault charges from alleged incidents in Surrey, Langley

Dept. of National Defence says alleged incidents happened between May 2016 and December 2019

A Canadian flag is shown on the uniform of a member of the military in Trenton, Ont., on Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014. (Photo: THE CANADIAN PRESS/Lars Hagberg)
The Snohomish County Public Defender Association gathered at least 100 people to march through north Everett on Monday, June 8, 2020 in Everett, Wa. Attorneys and supporters marched with the Black Lives Matter movement to call attention to George Floyd’s death, who was killed while in police custody in Minnesota a couple of weeks ago.(Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Artists pull out of Surrey’s virtual Canada Day event as anti-racism petition grows

Thousands of signatures urge city to denounce racism against Black and Indigenous people

The Snohomish County Public Defender Association gathered at least 100 people to march through north Everett on Monday, June 8, 2020 in Everett, Wa. Attorneys and supporters marched with the Black Lives Matter movement to call attention to George Floyd’s death, who was killed while in police custody in Minnesota a couple of weeks ago.(Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Surrey teacher Michael Musherure shares his experiences with racism, including incidents at school district. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

‘If we are quiet, we aren’t changing the situation,’ B.C.teacher says of racism he’s faced

Surrey school district hopes to have ‘clear action in place’ by the fall

Surrey teacher Michael Musherure shares his experiences with racism, including incidents at school district. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
Surrey Pride president Martin Rooney (front) poses with members of the Surrey RCMP, including spokesperson Corporal Elenore Sturko (right) at the 20th annual Surrey Pride at Central City Plaza on Saturday, June 29, 2019. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

Vancouver Pride isn’t ‘going away from their roots’ in parade police ban: Surrey Mountie

Surrey RCMP spokesperson Elenore Sturko says she is ‘disheartened’ about decision

Surrey Pride president Martin Rooney (front) poses with members of the Surrey RCMP, including spokesperson Corporal Elenore Sturko (right) at the 20th annual Surrey Pride at Central City Plaza on Saturday, June 29, 2019. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
Surrey RCMP on scene after a body was found in the 11300-block of Bridgeview Drive on Thursday, June 4, 2020. (Photos: Shane MacKichan)

IHIT investigating ‘suspicious’ death of Surrey man

Officers found the body while on foot patrol: Surrey RCMP

Surrey RCMP on scene after a body was found in the 11300-block of Bridgeview Drive on Thursday, June 4, 2020. (Photos: Shane MacKichan)
(File photo: Amy Reid)

Surrey mayor’s party under fire for ‘sickening’ tweet accusing northern B.C. RCMP of murder

Mayor Doug McCallum says tweet, Facebook post ‘sent out by unauthorized person’

(File photo: Amy Reid)
First responders from around the Lower Mainland took part in a motorcade to remember the Nova Scotia shooting victims. (Photos: Shane MacKichan)

PHOTOS: Motorcade in Surrey honours Mountie, victims killed in Nova Scotia shooting

First responders drove past BC RCMP memorial wall

First responders from around the Lower Mainland took part in a motorcade to remember the Nova Scotia shooting victims. (Photos: Shane MacKichan)
A TransLink SeaBus. (TransLink)

TransLink to reduce service on some bus routes, SeaBus, West Coast Express

Changes start April 6 ‘due to low ridership and financial pressures’ amid COVID-19

A TransLink SeaBus. (TransLink)