Tracy Holmes

Longtime friends Kate Hunter, Lily Cox and Georgia Springate were recognized by Surrey council Monday for their efforts in August to help two distressed swimmers. (City of Surrey photo)
Longtime friends Kate Hunter, Lily Cox and Georgia Springate were recognized by Surrey council Monday for their efforts in August to help two distressed swimmers. (City of Surrey photo)
Tracy Holmes photo                                Yuriy Makogonsky in front of his restaurant.                                Yuriy Makogonsky, owner of Moby Dick Fish & Chips, in the parking lot across from his Marine Drive business, where he tried to stop an impaired driver from hitting the road. (Tracy Holmes photo)

B.C. restaurateur tries to keep impaired driver from road

Patron could barely stand, says owner of White Rock waterfront eatery

Tracy Holmes photo                                Yuriy Makogonsky in front of his restaurant.                                Yuriy Makogonsky, owner of Moby Dick Fish & Chips, in the parking lot across from his Marine Drive business, where he tried to stop an impaired driver from hitting the road. (Tracy Holmes photo)
Aaron Hinks photo                                Semiahmoo First Nation Chief Harley Chappell hands White Rock Mayor Wayne Baldwin a cease-and-desist letter at the groundbreaking of Memorial Park Thursday.

VIDEO: Cease-and-desist order leads to clash on White Rock waterfront

Launch of eight-month park reconstruction put on hold

Aaron Hinks photo                                Semiahmoo First Nation Chief Harley Chappell hands White Rock Mayor Wayne Baldwin a cease-and-desist letter at the groundbreaking of Memorial Park Thursday.
Construction crews have already started work on White Rock’s Memorial Park. (Aaron Hinks photo)

Memorial Park work ‘blatantly disrespectful’ to Semiahmoo First Nation

Chief demands City of White Rock ‘cease and desist’

Construction crews have already started work on White Rock’s Memorial Park. (Aaron Hinks photo)
A White Rock RCMP officer speaks with a woman on the dock Thursday, following reports that people were ripping the claws and legs off of live crabs and throwing them back in the water. (Contributed photo)

Two accused of breaking claws off live crabs on White Rock pier

DFO investigate as White Rock woman, Belgian man charged

A White Rock RCMP officer speaks with a woman on the dock Thursday, following reports that people were ripping the claws and legs off of live crabs and throwing them back in the water. (Contributed photo)
New Westminster fire Chief Tim Armstrong salutes during the 9-11 memorial service this morning at Peace Arch Park. (Tracy Holmes photo)

First responders gather at the Peace Arch to remember 9/11’s fallen

New York City tragedy ‘brought out the best in human spirit’

New Westminster fire Chief Tim Armstrong salutes during the 9-11 memorial service this morning at Peace Arch Park. (Tracy Holmes photo)
Semiahmoo First Nation emotions run high as water deadline looms

Semiahmoo First Nation emotions run high as water deadline looms

Councillor Roxanne Charles says tweet – expressing personal opinion – intended to ‘offer perspective’

Semiahmoo First Nation emotions run high as water deadline looms
Longtime friends and avid swimmers Georgia Springate, Kate Hunter and Lily Cox came to the rescue of two people who found themselves in trouble after jumping off the Crescent Beach pier Aug. 19. (Tracy Holmes photo)

Girls, 11, rescue pair in water

Longtime South Surrey friends avert potential tragedies

Longtime friends and avid swimmers Georgia Springate, Kate Hunter and Lily Cox came to the rescue of two people who found themselves in trouble after jumping off the Crescent Beach pier Aug. 19. (Tracy Holmes photo)
Candles and flowers mark a vigil at the site in Barcelona where Rock’s Ian Wilson (shown in inset with his wife Valerie) and 12 others were killed last week.

Daughter of man killed in Barcelona vows terrorists ‘failed’

Fiona Wilson grateful for ‘extraordinary kindness’ shown in wake of last week’s attack in Spain

Candles and flowers mark a vigil at the site in Barcelona where Rock’s Ian Wilson (shown in inset with his wife Valerie) and 12 others were killed last week.
White Rock couple Ian and Valerie Wilson were victims in last Thursday’s terror attack in Barcelona. A fundraiser to help the family recover – Ian was killed; Valerie was injured – has raised more than $12,000 so far. (Contributed photo)

Fundraiser for Barcelona terror-attack B.C. victims’ family raises $12,000 so far

Canadian Ian Moore Wilson was killed in the Aug. 17 attack, which also injured his wife

White Rock couple Ian and Valerie Wilson were victims in last Thursday’s terror attack in Barcelona. A fundraiser to help the family recover – Ian was killed; Valerie was injured – has raised more than $12,000 so far. (Contributed photo)
White Rock’s Ian Moore Wilson, pictured with his wife of 53 years, Valerie, was among victims of last Thursday’s terror attacks in Spain. (Contributed photo)

Death of B.C. man in Barcelona terror attack ‘leaves immense void’

Ian Moore Wilson was with wife of 53 years when van plowed through crowd in Barcelona

White Rock’s Ian Moore Wilson, pictured with his wife of 53 years, Valerie, was among victims of last Thursday’s terror attacks in Spain. (Contributed photo)
Dead seal found with plastic around neck

Dead seal found with plastic around neck

Discovery on White Rock’s East Beach a gruesome reminder of litter’s danger to wildlife

Dead seal found with plastic around neck
Tracy Holmes photo                                 Emma Cobban vies for the disc against Logan Remillard Friday, during the school’s Play4Purpose sports day, organized in honour of longtime teacher Myles Winch.

Elgin students play for a purpose

$2,000 raised in honour of longtime South Surrey teacher

Tracy Holmes photo                                 Emma Cobban vies for the disc against Logan Remillard Friday, during the school’s Play4Purpose sports day, organized in honour of longtime teacher Myles Winch.
Christine Dujmovich, Kevin Washbrook and Paula Williams outside Federal Court Wednesday. (Tracy Holmes photo)

Civic intervenor status at Fraser Surrey Docks hearing ‘is a win’: thermal-coal critics

Community groups make Federal Court case against coal shipments

Christine Dujmovich, Kevin Washbrook and Paula Williams outside Federal Court Wednesday. (Tracy Holmes photo)
Deceased Surrey shooter identified

Deceased Surrey shooter identified

An Abbotsford man has been identified as the driver who died following a traffic stop Dec. 21 in South Surrey.

Deceased Surrey shooter identified
Darwin Duane Dorozan admitted to a string of break-and-enters across South Surrey

‘I’ve done most of my life in jail and come to a crossroads’

Abbotsford man seeks forgiveness, after pleading guilty to multiple South Surrey break-ins.

Darwin Duane Dorozan admitted to a string of break-and-enters across South Surrey
Surrey resident Diane Young Hale (above

Accused protests ‘witch hunt’ as dog-theft charges mount

Janet Olson now faces 37 of 38 charges against her and five other women, over alleged canine 'rescues.'

Surrey resident Diane Young Hale (above
Janet Olson (with microphone) addresses attendees of a Dec. 15 rally outside Surrey Provincial Court.

More charges in Surrey dog-theft investigation

Charges are piling up in the investigation of a dog-rescue group accused of stealing pets from yards across the Lower Mainland.

Janet Olson (with microphone) addresses attendees of a Dec. 15 rally outside Surrey Provincial Court.