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Tracy Holmes photo                                Morgan Crossing White Spot general manager Guy Dorchester says straws are now by-request only chain-wide, and he’s hoping a drive to eliminate the plastic utensils will catch on.

White Spot aiming for the last straw

Restaurant chain moves to straws-by-request policy

Tracy Holmes photo                                Morgan Crossing White Spot general manager Guy Dorchester says straws are now by-request only chain-wide, and he’s hoping a drive to eliminate the plastic utensils will catch on.
Singer Mark Donnelly – well-known for his anthem-singing – belts out O Canada during South Surrey-White Rock Sotball Association’s 2017 opening-day ceremonies at Sunnyside Park. Donnelly announced this week he is seeking the nomination of the Conservative Party of Canada in South Surrey-White Rock for the 2019 federal election. (File photo)

Canucks anthem singer announces bid for Conservative nomination

Well-known for singing O’Canada, Mark Donnelly announces quest for South Surrey-White Rock candidacy

Singer Mark Donnelly – well-known for his anthem-singing – belts out O Canada during South Surrey-White Rock Sotball Association’s 2017 opening-day ceremonies at Sunnyside Park. Donnelly announced this week he is seeking the nomination of the Conservative Party of Canada in South Surrey-White Rock for the 2019 federal election. (File photo)
Xin (Ivy) Zhou outside Surrey Provincial Court Wednesday. (Tracy Holmes photo)

UPDATE: B.C. woman gets 7-year ban in animal cruelty case after 82 cats, dogs seized

Two years probation and 100 hours of community service for Surrey woman Xin (Ivy) Zhou

Xin (Ivy) Zhou outside Surrey Provincial Court Wednesday. (Tracy Holmes photo)
Detector dog Fenix looks to Border Services Officer Matt Baird following a press conference Tuesday morning in which CBSA officials shared details of weapons the team found in a northbound vehicle in late March. (Tracy Holmes photo)

Weapons seized at South Surrey border

CBSA officials say Canadian resident living in U.S. charged with 27 smuggling and firearms counts

Detector dog Fenix looks to Border Services Officer Matt Baird following a press conference Tuesday morning in which CBSA officials shared details of weapons the team found in a northbound vehicle in late March. (Tracy Holmes photo)
RCMP have identified 24-year-old Amin Vinepal of Delta as Thursday’s victim (inset) after a body was found on 12 Avenue in South Surrey Thursday afternoon.

IHIT appeals for ‘tipsters’ in South Surrey homicide to come forward

Investigation into discovery of man’s body Thursday afternoon continues

RCMP have identified 24-year-old Amin Vinepal of Delta as Thursday’s victim (inset) after a body was found on 12 Avenue in South Surrey Thursday afternoon.
Langlands Millwork & Builders’ Supplies. (Photo courtesy White Rock Museum & Archives)

B.C.-born professor celebrated as mathematical ‘visionary’

Robert Langlands, described as ‘towering figure’ of modern math, has roots in White Rock

Langlands Millwork & Builders’ Supplies. (Photo courtesy White Rock Museum & Archives)
Baldev Singh Kalsi, charged with second-degree murder in connection with the July 2014 death of his wife Narinder, pleaded guilty to manslaughter last November. (File photo)

Former president of Surrey Sikh temple dismisses lawyer at sentencing for wife’s death

Baldev Singh Kalsi ordered to return to court Tuesday

Baldev Singh Kalsi, charged with second-degree murder in connection with the July 2014 death of his wife Narinder, pleaded guilty to manslaughter last November. (File photo)
Surrey South MLA Stephanie Cadieux introduced her Equal Pay Certification Act in the legislature this week. (BCLibCaucus YouTube screenshot)

B.C. MLA calls for equal pay in the workplace

Applause greets Surrey South politician’s quest to close economic gap

Surrey South MLA Stephanie Cadieux introduced her Equal Pay Certification Act in the legislature this week. (BCLibCaucus YouTube screenshot)
Semiahmoo First Nation councillor Joanne Charles with tsunami-warning signage that was erected along Marine Drive from Finlay Street to Highway 99, as well as along Beach Road, last June. (File photo)

‘Restless night’ for Semiahmoo First Nation after tsunami warning

Alaska earthquake puts Semiahmoo First Nation on notice

Semiahmoo First Nation councillor Joanne Charles with tsunami-warning signage that was erected along Marine Drive from Finlay Street to Highway 99, as well as along Beach Road, last June. (File photo)
Mother Jennifer Brooks at a protest during the long consideration of charges in the police-shooting death of her son, Hudson, two-and-a-half years ago. (Tracy Holmes photo)

Officer accused in death of South Surrey man elects for trial by judge and jury

Hudson Brooks killed outside South Surrey RCMP detachment in 2015

Mother Jennifer Brooks at a protest during the long consideration of charges in the police-shooting death of her son, Hudson, two-and-a-half years ago. (Tracy Holmes photo)
Mother Jennifer Brooks and daughter Shayla hold documents outlining charges against a Surrey RCMP officer in the death of Hudson Brooks Tuesday morning. (Aaron Hinks photo)                                Mother Jennifer Brooks and daughter Shayla hold documents outlining charges against a Surrey RCMP officer in the death of Hudson Brooks Tuesday morning. (Aaron Hinks photo)
Mother Jennifer Brooks and daughter Shayla hold documents outlining charges against a Surrey RCMP officer in the death of Hudson Brooks Tuesday morning. (Aaron Hinks photo)                                Mother Jennifer Brooks and daughter Shayla hold documents outlining charges against a Surrey RCMP officer in the death of Hudson Brooks Tuesday morning. (Aaron Hinks photo)
Aaron Bedard is one of the plaintiffs in the Equitas Society’s class-action lawsuit. (File photo)

Court strikes injured veterans’ disability pensions claim

Equitas fight ‘far from over’

Aaron Bedard is one of the plaintiffs in the Equitas Society’s class-action lawsuit. (File photo)
Baldev Singh Kalsi, charged with second-degree murder in connection with the July 2014 death of his wife Narinder, entered a plea on Monday to manslaughter. (File photo)

Former Surrey temple leader pleads guilty to manslaughter in 2014 death of spouse

Baldev Singh Kalsi initially charged with second-degree murder

Baldev Singh Kalsi, charged with second-degree murder in connection with the July 2014 death of his wife Narinder, entered a plea on Monday to manslaughter. (File photo)
Trudeau mania, Scheer enthusiasm in B.C. this week

Trudeau mania, Scheer enthusiasm in B.C. this week

Prime minister, Conservative leader drop in on Surrey, White Rock

Trudeau mania, Scheer enthusiasm in B.C. this week
Trek organizer Jeri Cox (right) and Henrietta McMillan pose for a photo in the Grand Canyon. (Contributed photo)

Grand Canyon trek the ‘most amazing experience’

Lower Mainland woman – and 19 friends – check off bucket-list item

Trek organizer Jeri Cox (right) and Henrietta McMillan pose for a photo in the Grand Canyon. (Contributed 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)
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)
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