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Contributed photo                                White Rock’s Mark Awan wants to start a float plan service in White Rock.

White Rock businessman considers float plane service to Gulf Islands

MNK Aviation owner and pilot Mark Awan hopes to get plan off the ground in a few years

Contributed photo                                White Rock’s Mark Awan wants to start a float plan service in White Rock.
Friends of the Pier launch ‘Chefs’ fundraiser for White Rock’s Pier

Friends of the Pier launch ‘Chefs’ fundraiser for White Rock’s Pier

Chefs for the Pier dinner to be held Sept. 12

Friends of the Pier launch ‘Chefs’ fundraiser for White Rock’s Pier
Surrey house fire sends 3 to hospital with ‘significant’ injuries

Surrey house fire sends 3 to hospital with ‘significant’ injuries

Fire confined to basement suite of home

Surrey house fire sends 3 to hospital with ‘significant’ injuries
Canadians with dementia, their caregivers, and their U.S. counterparts met at the Peace Arch Park Wednesday to exchange pleasantries and gifts. (Aaron Hinks photo)

People with dementia from both side of the border meet at Peace Arch Park

Dementia without Borders event held Wednesday

Canadians with dementia, their caregivers, and their U.S. counterparts met at the Peace Arch Park Wednesday to exchange pleasantries and gifts. (Aaron Hinks photo)
‘All Aboard Washington’ officials to discuss possibility of Amtrak stop in Blaine

‘All Aboard Washington’ officials to discuss possibility of Amtrak stop in Blaine

Canadian representatives invited to meet with mayor, city manager of Blaine

‘All Aboard Washington’ officials to discuss possibility of Amtrak stop in Blaine
A pod of killer whales passed by White Rock on Canada Day. (Corry Kriticos photo)

PHOTOS: Killer whales swim past White Rock on Canada Day

Orca sightings ‘happening more and more these days in the Salish sea’

A pod of killer whales passed by White Rock on Canada Day. (Corry Kriticos photo)
A sign erected at the Smuggler’s Inn reads: “Warning: It is illegal to enter Canada directly from Smugglers Inn Property. The owner is bound by a court order to report to Canadian authorities the identity of anyone who enters Canada illegally from this property.” (File photo)

Nine of 30 smuggling charges stayed against owner of inn on US-Canada border

January trial set on remaining 21 charges for Robert Boule, accused of smuggling people into Canada

A sign erected at the Smuggler’s Inn reads: “Warning: It is illegal to enter Canada directly from Smugglers Inn Property. The owner is bound by a court order to report to Canadian authorities the identity of anyone who enters Canada illegally from this property.” (File photo)
Faulty record keeping is being blamed after Brooke, a 13-year-old chow chow was left in a Surrey vet’s freezer for 78 days before being cremated. (Contributed photo)

Owner shocked after dog left in B.C. vet’s freezer for 78 days

B.C. College of Veterinarians investigating case of 13-year-old Chow Chow named Brooke

Faulty record keeping is being blamed after Brooke, a 13-year-old chow chow was left in a Surrey vet’s freezer for 78 days before being cremated. (Contributed photo)
Surrey woman camps for days to find lost cat

Surrey woman camps for days to find lost cat

Lisa van Vliet hired pet detectives, was prepared to fight off coyotes

Surrey woman camps for days to find lost cat
David Hancock and BACA03, a Surrey bird who now nests near Croydon Drive. (Hancock Wildlife Foundation photo)                                David Hancock and BACA03, a Surrey bird who now nests near Croydon Drive. (Hancock Wildlife Foundation photo)

Map tracks GPS-equipped bald eagles throughout B.C.

Residents are able to get a glimpse into the daily life of a bald eagle

David Hancock and BACA03, a Surrey bird who now nests near Croydon Drive. (Hancock Wildlife Foundation photo)                                David Hancock and BACA03, a Surrey bird who now nests near Croydon Drive. (Hancock Wildlife Foundation photo)
Aaron Hinks photo                                Surrey RCMP are investigating after a fire burned a Semiahmoo First Nation home to the ground on May 29. The home across the street was the site of a Dec. 21 fire.

RCMP investigate suspicious fires on South Surrey’s Semiahmoo reserve

‘It’s very unusual that two arsons would happen across the street from each other,’ says resident

Aaron Hinks photo                                Surrey RCMP are investigating after a fire burned a Semiahmoo First Nation home to the ground on May 29. The home across the street was the site of a Dec. 21 fire.
White Rock Pride Society files human rights complaint against Catholic church

White Rock Pride Society files human rights complaint against Catholic church

The BC Human Rights Tribunal complaint was filed June 3

White Rock Pride Society files human rights complaint against Catholic church
White Rock RCMP investigate after a report of a gun was made Thursday morning. (Lester Empey Facebook screengrab)

White Rock RCMP receive report of person with gun, ended up being someone vaping

Police swarm vehicle near Oxford Street and Marine Drive

White Rock RCMP investigate after a report of a gun was made Thursday morning. (Lester Empey Facebook screengrab)
Dave Rogers says he’s thankful for six people who helped after he crashed his bicycle. (Aaron Hinks photo)

Surrey senior says violent bike crash was a ‘blessing in disguise’

Six people stopped to help Dave Rogers after he crashed his bike and broke his collarbone

Dave Rogers says he’s thankful for six people who helped after he crashed his bicycle. (Aaron Hinks photo)
Aaron Hinks photo                                Surrey RCMP Const. Marty Roznowski speaks to a driver he pulled over on 16 Avenue near Kent Street Wednesday morning for Project Swoop.

RCMP target speeders between Abbotsford and Surrey in month-long blitz

Officers throughout the province launch Swoop campaign

Aaron Hinks photo                                Surrey RCMP Const. Marty Roznowski speaks to a driver he pulled over on 16 Avenue near Kent Street Wednesday morning for Project Swoop.
Mother of accused charged in death of Surrey teen girl found in torched SUV

Mother of accused charged in death of Surrey teen girl found in torched SUV

Manjit Kaur Deo charged with ‘accessory after the fact’ in 2017 death of Surrey teen

Mother of accused charged in death of Surrey teen girl found in torched SUV
A grey whale was spotted off the shore of White Rock’s beach earlier this week. (Tyler Ingram photo)

Grey whales just making a ‘pit stop’ along B.C. coast, expert says

The whales are likely en route to Alaska, research scientist explains

A grey whale was spotted off the shore of White Rock’s beach earlier this week. (Tyler Ingram photo)
A coyote was photographed near High Street, located beside Centennial Park, just before Easter. Photographer Mandy Johnston, who was walking with her two-year-old son, said she was not overly worried about the canine’s presence. (Mandy Johnston photo)

3-year-old girl attacked by coyote in White Rock

Conservation officers located and killed the coyote Monday

A coyote was photographed near High Street, located beside Centennial Park, just before Easter. Photographer Mandy Johnston, who was walking with her two-year-old son, said she was not overly worried about the canine’s presence. (Mandy Johnston photo)
Mexicans arrested at Peace Arch border after hiding under garbage bags on train

Mexicans arrested at Peace Arch border after hiding under garbage bags on train

The three men are in custody at Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma

Mexicans arrested at Peace Arch border after hiding under garbage bags on train
Fundraising campaign launched to rebuild White Rock’s iconic pier

Fundraising campaign launched to rebuild White Rock’s iconic pier

‘Friends of the Pier’ will seek to raise $2 million for construction project

Fundraising campaign launched to rebuild White Rock’s iconic pier