Ronan O’Doherty

Fraser the Sandhill Crane getting some care for his broken leg. (Special to The News)

Sandhill crane hit by golf ball released back into the wild in Pitt Meadows

The ‘threatened’ bird was captured and operated on after his leg was fractured by an errant ball

Fraser the Sandhill Crane getting some care for his broken leg. (Special to The News)
Dwight Ballantyne started #WeSeeYou day to draw more attention to the plight of remote indigenous communities. (Special to The News)

B.C. man aims to bridge gap between remote communities and rest of Canada

Schools across country to send activity kits to isolated towns for Dwight Ballantyne’s #WeSeeYou Day

Dwight Ballantyne started #WeSeeYou day to draw more attention to the plight of remote indigenous communities. (Special to The News)
Ridge Meadows RCMP (Black Press)

Maple Ridge X-ray tech convicted of sexual assault dating back 30 years

Allen James Brooks is expected to be sentenced in January 2021

Ridge Meadows RCMP (Black Press)
BC Hydro map showing where power has been knocked out is dotted with over a dozen outages. (BC Hydro map screenshot)

Thousands without power in Lower Mainland on election day

One outage in Langley and Surrey is affecting over 4,000 customers

BC Hydro map showing where power has been knocked out is dotted with over a dozen outages. (BC Hydro map screenshot)
Daniel Frausto married Maple Ridge’s Elizabeth Rodriguez at a small ceremony in Peace Arch Park. (Studio 76 Photography - Special to The News)

Maple Ridge woman uses Peace Arch Park loophole to marry American beau

Elizabeth Rodriguez met San Diegan, Daniel Frausto, on live streaming app two years ago

Daniel Frausto married Maple Ridge’s Elizabeth Rodriguez at a small ceremony in Peace Arch Park. (Studio 76 Photography - Special to The News)
A pick-up truck was seen in a ditch at the sight of a crash on Hwy 1 and Glover Road in Langley this morning. (Special to THE TIMES)

UPDATE: One dead after early morning crash on Highway 1 in Langley

RCMP said weather, visibility and/or road conditions do not appear to be factors in the crash

A pick-up truck was seen in a ditch at the sight of a crash on Hwy 1 and Glover Road in Langley this morning. (Special to THE TIMES)
Rob and Traci MacLean pose with their daughters at the ALS walk at Merkely Park in Maple Ridge Saturday, June 20. (Special to THE NEWS)

Patients celebrate B.C.’s ALS drug approval, but say more needs to be done

Patients, like Pitt Meadows’ Rob MacLean, still looking for better care from province

Rob and Traci MacLean pose with their daughters at the ALS walk at Merkely Park in Maple Ridge Saturday, June 20. (Special to THE NEWS)
Lucas Yao and his mom, Cindy, sitting at the family’s grand piano. (Ronan O’Doherty/ THE NEWS)

Pitt Meadows piano prodigy memorizes Pi

Lucas Yao, 5, has memorized the mathematical constant to 500 places, and has played at Carnegie Hall

Lucas Yao and his mom, Cindy, sitting at the family’s grand piano. (Ronan O’Doherty/ THE NEWS)
Township of Langley firefighters battle a blaze in the Walnut Grove neighbourhood on Thursday night. (Curtis Kreklau/ South Fraser News Services)

Township of Langley firefighters put out house fire in Walnut Grove neighbourhood Thursday night

Witness on scene said heavy smoke and flames came from the garage of a two-storey house

Township of Langley firefighters battle a blaze in the Walnut Grove neighbourhood on Thursday night. (Curtis Kreklau/ South Fraser News Services)
Frédérique Gagnon holds baby Loki shortly after giving birth to him on her in-law’s driveway in Port Coquitlam. (Contributed photo)

Lower Mainland woman gives birth on in-laws’ driveway

Frédérique Gagnon new son is appropriately named after Norse trickster god

Frédérique Gagnon holds baby Loki shortly after giving birth to him on her in-law’s driveway in Port Coquitlam. (Contributed photo)
T-Rex earns big bids at B.C. dino auction

T-Rex earns big bids at B.C. dino auction

Over 500 dino-themed lots sold to buyers from across North America

T-Rex earns big bids at B.C. dino auction
VIDEO: B.C. conservation officers free not-so-wily coyote with head stuck in jar

VIDEO: B.C. conservation officers free not-so-wily coyote with head stuck in jar

Poor pup was found with a glass jar stuck on its head in Maple Ridge

VIDEO: B.C. conservation officers free not-so-wily coyote with head stuck in jar
Camp Ignite director and Maple Ridge firefighter Mary Foster wants to see more female career firefighters. (Colleen Flanagan/THE NEWS)

Maple Ridge firefighting camp empowers young women

Camp Ignite to take place at Justice Institute on Sunday, Aug. 9

Camp Ignite director and Maple Ridge firefighter Mary Foster wants to see more female career firefighters. (Colleen Flanagan/THE NEWS)
Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry said there has been an outbreak at a health care facility in Maple Ridge. (B.C. government)

Staff member tests positive for COVID-19 at Maple Ridge Seniors Village

Fraser Health is on site implementing outbreak protocols at the seniors care facility

Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry said there has been an outbreak at a health care facility in Maple Ridge. (B.C. government)
Libby was an 11-month-old shepherd- lab-rottweiler mix. Contributed photo

Lower Mainland woman says llama farming neighbour shot her 11-month-old pup

Young dog was on owner’s Maple Ridge property when it was killed on June 21

Libby was an 11-month-old shepherd- lab-rottweiler mix. Contributed photo
VIDEO: Mounties tase man to end overnight standoff in Maple Ridge

VIDEO: Mounties tase man to end overnight standoff in Maple Ridge

It’s believed the issue stemmed from a confrontation at a bar in the 22300-block of Lougheed Highway

VIDEO: Mounties tase man to end overnight standoff in Maple Ridge
Jassi Sidhu was killed in India in 2000. (THE NEWS/files)

Former B.C. principal starts scholarship in memory of Jassi Sidhu, killed in India 20 years ago

Sidhu was murdered for marrying against her family’s wishes.

Jassi Sidhu was killed in India in 2000. (THE NEWS/files)
Const. Robert Vroom. Contributed photo

Maple Ridge woman fights WorkSafeBC over police widow’s pension

Dalila Vroom says husband, Const. Rob Vroom, died as a result of PTSD from time with Abbotsford PD

Const. Robert Vroom. Contributed photo
From left school board trustee Colette Trudeau, Maple Ridge Mission MLA Bob D’Eith, Maple Ridge 2020 BC Summer Games vice president Tom Bowen, president and CEO of the BC Summer Games Society Alison Noble, Maple Ridge Mayor Mike Morden, Maple Ridge 2020 BC Summer Games president Mike Keenan and Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows MLA Lisa Beare with the BC Summer Games flag that will be hanging outside city hall for the games that begin July 23, 2020. (Colleen Flanagan/THE NEWS)

2020 B.C. Summer Games in Maple Ridge cancelled due to COVID-19

Maple Ridge to host 2024 games, instead

From left school board trustee Colette Trudeau, Maple Ridge Mission MLA Bob D’Eith, Maple Ridge 2020 BC Summer Games vice president Tom Bowen, president and CEO of the BC Summer Games Society Alison Noble, Maple Ridge Mayor Mike Morden, Maple Ridge 2020 BC Summer Games president Mike Keenan and Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows MLA Lisa Beare with the BC Summer Games flag that will be hanging outside city hall for the games that begin July 23, 2020. (Colleen Flanagan/THE NEWS)
A kind note to greet health care providers at Ridge Meadows Hospital in Maple Ridge. (Ronan O’Doherty - THE NEWS)

Chalk it up to positivity

Sidewalk graffiti lets Ridge Meadows hospital workers know they are appreciated

A kind note to greet health care providers at Ridge Meadows Hospital in Maple Ridge. (Ronan O’Doherty - THE NEWS)