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Ron Antalek of the Ridge Meadows Hospital Foundation, which co-hosted the screening of Super 30 with the Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows Arts Council, honours Dr. Bijou Mathew and the subject of his hit book Anand Kumar

Blockbuster movie with links to B.C. tells story of inspirational teacher

Indian mathematician Anand Kumar and Dr. Bijou Matthew in Maple Ridge

Ron Antalek of the Ridge Meadows Hospital Foundation, which co-hosted the screening of Super 30 with the Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows Arts Council, honours Dr. Bijou Mathew and the subject of his hit book Anand Kumar
(THE NEWS/files)                                Jamie Seip, seen here at the Rally for Ridge events is part of a group that is cleaning up homeless camps.

Residents in this B.C. town defend cleaning up homeless camps

Homeless advocate has complained to police about ‘vigilantism’

(THE NEWS/files)                                Jamie Seip, seen here at the Rally for Ridge events is part of a group that is cleaning up homeless camps.
Spiritleaf owners Jeff Sweetnam and fiance April Bursey own the Maple Ridge private pot retailer. (Neil Corbett/THE NEWS)

Maple Ridge’s first retail cannabis store opens Monday

Spiritleaf is just the second private pot shop in the Fraser Valley

Spiritleaf owners Jeff Sweetnam and fiance April Bursey own the Maple Ridge private pot retailer. (Neil Corbett/THE NEWS)
(THE NEWS files)                                A record blueberry crop is predicted.

Record blueberry harvest predicted

Conditions have been perfect for growers in Fraser Valley

(THE NEWS files)                                A record blueberry crop is predicted.
A fire has closed Dewdney Trunk Road in Maple Ridge. (Facebook photo)

UPDATE: One dead after house fire in rural Maple Ridge

Dewdney Trunk Road closed, traffic being re-routed

A fire has closed Dewdney Trunk Road in Maple Ridge. (Facebook photo)
(Neil Corbett/THE NEWS)                                Leslie Michael wears the Apollo 11 jacket he made. The moon landing enthusiast has been working on a lunar mission scrap book for 50 years, and it is going up for auction this weekend, the anniversary of Neil Armstrong’s first step on the moon.

Moonstruck amateur historian chronicled lunar missions

Maple Ridge man’s 50-year-old scrapbook under the gavel on anniversary of the moon walk

(Neil Corbett/THE NEWS)                                Leslie Michael wears the Apollo 11 jacket he made. The moon landing enthusiast has been working on a lunar mission scrap book for 50 years, and it is going up for auction this weekend, the anniversary of Neil Armstrong’s first step on the moon.
A transgender female inmate has filed a complaint with B.C. Human Rights Tribunal regarding treatment at Alouette Correctional Centre for Women in Maple Ridge. (THE NEWS/files)

Transgender woman, arrested in Abbotsford in 2014 murder, runs out of appeals

Hayden Patterson, inmate at Maple Ridge women’s prison, faces extradition to the U.S.

A transgender female inmate has filed a complaint with B.C. Human Rights Tribunal regarding treatment at Alouette Correctional Centre for Women in Maple Ridge. (THE NEWS/files)
These week-old kittens were found in a box on a median in Maple Ridge. (Contributed)

Box of kittens found on median of busy B.C. street

Maple Ridge SPCA has four abandoned week-old kittens

These week-old kittens were found in a box on a median in Maple Ridge. (Contributed)
Manon Eburne said someone tags her car windows when she parks outside the Westbrooke in Pitt Meadows. (Neil Corbett/THE NEWS)

B.C. senior’s car vandalized for more than 18 months

Retired RCMP officer determined to catch ‘tagger.’

Manon Eburne said someone tags her car windows when she parks outside the Westbrooke in Pitt Meadows. (Neil Corbett/THE NEWS)
Jassi Sidhu was 25 when she was killed in India. (THE NEWS/files)

B.C. man faces deportation over father’s honour-killing conviction

Father lied to immigration, was later acquitted of charges in Jassi Sidhu’s murder

Jassi Sidhu was 25 when she was killed in India. (THE NEWS/files)
The first fire was near Chestnut Crescent.

Update: Multiple fires along the railway tracks in Pitt Meadows

CP rail has closed tracks while firefighters work

The first fire was near Chestnut Crescent.
A bear in a back yard in Maple Ridge. (THE NEWS files)

Wounded bear killed by conservation officers after returning to B.C. subdivision

Officers first shot bear in May, but it ran into wooded area of Maple Ridge.

A bear in a back yard in Maple Ridge. (THE NEWS files)
An air ambulance took a passenger to hospital. (Colleen Flanagan/THE NEWS)

UPDATE: Air ambulance called to fatal crash on Lougheed Highway in Maple Ridge

Two taken to hospital, one by air ambulance.

An air ambulance took a passenger to hospital. (Colleen Flanagan/THE NEWS)
Clothing donation bin retrofits are in the works at UBC Okanagan. (Contributed)

UBC engineering students tackle clothing donation bin fix

Safer bins a step closer as part of retrofit project.

Clothing donation bin retrofits are in the works at UBC Okanagan. (Contributed)
A dog bit a city bylaw officer at Anita Place Tent City on Friday. (THE NEWS/files)

Dog bites bylaw officer at B.C. homeless camp

Head of city bylaws department suffers ‘nasty bite’

A dog bit a city bylaw officer at Anita Place Tent City on Friday. (THE NEWS/files)
(Contributed)                                Brendan Post has been an avid outdoorsman and performed heavy lifting for his job in the movie industry.

B.C. mountain biker sent home from hospital twice, despite broken vertebrae

Released in Maple Ridge to go home with three fractured vertebrae

(Contributed)                                Brendan Post has been an avid outdoorsman and performed heavy lifting for his job in the movie industry.
Jaime Seip at the weekend rally. (THE NEWS/files)                                Jaime Seip at the weekend rally. (THE NEWS/files)

600 volunteers sign up to recall Maple Ridge MLAs over housing problems

Organizer urges province to reconsider position on Burnett modulars

Jaime Seip at the weekend rally. (THE NEWS/files)                                Jaime Seip at the weekend rally. (THE NEWS/files)
(Contributed)                                Max and Jayden Brewer.

Young boys find ancient stone tool at B.C. lake

Lower water line unearths artifact, likely from Katzie

(Contributed)                                Max and Jayden Brewer.
Maple Ridge mayor under fire after saying homeless ‘raping and pillaging’ city

Maple Ridge mayor under fire after saying homeless ‘raping and pillaging’ city

Mike Morden says words in video were ‘an expression of frustration’

Maple Ridge mayor under fire after saying homeless ‘raping and pillaging’ city
The 1966 road trip is a series of Transportation Ministry photographs, taken every 80 feet, turned into a video.

VIDEO: Travelling the Lougheed Highway circa 1966

Transportation Ministry film offers a nostalgic road trip

The 1966 road trip is a series of Transportation Ministry photographs, taken every 80 feet, turned into a video.