Maple Ridge

VIDEO: One wounded by gunfire in Maple Ridge
VIDEO: One wounded by gunfire in Maple Ridge
Daphne Toumbanakis had almost 10,000 km of cycling experience. (Contributed photo)

Cyclist killed in Maple Ridge was just beginning a cross-Canada ride

Daphné Toumbanakis, 24, was cycling across Canada when hit by a pick-up truck in Maple Ridge, Monday

  • Jul 24, 2020
Daphne Toumbanakis had almost 10,000 km of cycling experience. (Contributed photo)
Beckett Park will feature a scooter pathway, picnic tables and benches and shade trees. (City of Maple Ridge photo)

Grounds of former tent city to become park honouring Maple Ridge founding family

Beckett Park, once Anita Place, will be completed at the end of this month

Beckett Park will feature a scooter pathway, picnic tables and benches and shade trees. (City of Maple Ridge photo)
A 23-year-old woman was killed after being struck and knocked off her bicycle by a grey Ford pickup truck in Maple Ridge on Monday, July 20, 2020. The driver of the pickup remained on scene. (Shane MacKichan/Special to The News)

Cyclist, 23, struck and killed in Maple Ridge crash

The driver of the pickup truck remained on scene

A 23-year-old woman was killed after being struck and knocked off her bicycle by a grey Ford pickup truck in Maple Ridge on Monday, July 20, 2020. The driver of the pickup remained on scene. (Shane MacKichan/Special to The News)
Racist graffiti was discovered on a plaque in Memorial Peace Park on Sunday. This explicit language in the photo has been blurred. (Ashley Wadhwani/Black Press Media)

Anti-Black racist graffiti discovered on heritage sign in Lower Mainland park

Graffiti was discovered in Memorial Peace Park on Sunday

Racist graffiti was discovered on a plaque in Memorial Peace Park on Sunday. This explicit language in the photo has been blurred. (Ashley Wadhwani/Black Press Media)
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Police nab three impaired drivers in one night in Maple Ridge

Ridge Meadows RCMP served 80 impaired driving infractions in June

  • Jul 10, 2020
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Another ridesharing company has expanded to include service in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows. (Lyft/Special to The News)

Mayors welcome rideshare expansion to eastern Lower Mainland

As of Thursday, Lyft is now offering service throughout Metro Vancouver

  • Jul 9, 2020
Another ridesharing company has expanded to include service in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows. (Lyft/Special to The News)
Police boats were called in to search the Fraser River after a report that a plane had crashed where the river runs between Langley and Maple Ridge on June 6, 2020. On Wednesday, July 8, 2020 the TSB confirmed the plane was carrying an instructor and student pilot from a Delta flight school. (Shane MacKichan/special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Plane that reportedly crashed into Fraser River was from Delta flight school, Transportation Safety Board confirms

Cessna was flying over the river near Maple Ridge and Langley when it disappeared from radar

Police boats were called in to search the Fraser River after a report that a plane had crashed where the river runs between Langley and Maple Ridge on June 6, 2020. On Wednesday, July 8, 2020 the TSB confirmed the plane was carrying an instructor and student pilot from a Delta flight school. (Shane MacKichan/special to Langley Advance Times)
Dr. Adrian Walton with his 7-year-old Australian shepherd cross named Indy.(Contributed)
Dr. Adrian Walton with his 7-year-old Australian shepherd cross named Indy.(Contributed)
Stu Burgess, operations manager for Golden Ears and Rolley Lake Provincial Parks, says anyone planning to visit either park this weekend should expect lineups. (Colleen Flanagan-THE NEWS)

Record numbers flock to Golden Ears Provincial Park

Rolley Lake Provincial Park busy as well, lineups expected this weekend

Stu Burgess, operations manager for Golden Ears and Rolley Lake Provincial Parks, says anyone planning to visit either park this weekend should expect lineups. (Colleen Flanagan-THE NEWS)
Police boats were called in to search the Fraser River after a report that a plane had crashed where the river runs between Langley and Maple Ridge (Shane MacKichan/special to Langley Advance Times)
Police boats were called in to search the Fraser River after a report that a plane had crashed where the river runs between Langley and Maple Ridge (Shane MacKichan/special to Langley Advance Times)
Alicia Albrecht with The Ridge Studios holds one of many broken locks and says three windows behind her have been smashed over the past two months. (Colleen Flanagan-THE NEWS)

Maple Ridge film studio plagued by vandalism as owner waits to reopen

Ridge Studios’ doors closed March 11 due to the COVID-19 pandemic

Alicia Albrecht with The Ridge Studios holds one of many broken locks and says three windows behind her have been smashed over the past two months. (Colleen Flanagan-THE NEWS)
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
A cub, believe born in January or February, was one of two black bear babies and a mother tranquilized and transported to the outskirts of Maple Ridge Monday, after a confrontation with a dog in the residential area south of Dewdney Trunk Road and Burnett Street. (Special to The News)

Pair of bear cubs and momma tranquilized after clash with dog

Maple Ridge firefighters had to pull a baby bear from 50 feet up in a tree after confrontation

A cub, believe born in January or February, was one of two black bear babies and a mother tranquilized and transported to the outskirts of Maple Ridge Monday, after a confrontation with a dog in the residential area south of Dewdney Trunk Road and Burnett Street. (Special to The News)
Maple Ridge firefighters have a long track record of rescuing animals in distress. But on Sunday, June 14, 2020, they were called to something out of the ordinary – a report of a puppy trapped inside a couch. (file)

B.C. firefighters rescue puppy from inside couch (yes, inside)

It’s a first, deputy fire chief says

Maple Ridge firefighters have a long track record of rescuing animals in distress. But on Sunday, June 14, 2020, they were called to something out of the ordinary – a report of a puppy trapped inside a couch. (file)
Multiple police and fire service agencies responded to a report of a plane crash in the Fraser River on Saturday, June 6 (Shane MacKichan/special to Langley Advance Times)

Search crews bring in sonar equipment for apparent missing plane in Fraser River

Specialized sonar equipment is being brought in, RCMP spokesperson says

Multiple police and fire service agencies responded to a report of a plane crash in the Fraser River on Saturday, June 6 (Shane MacKichan/special to Langley Advance Times)
A police dog handler was walking west along Dewdney Trunk Road by 222 Street Tuesday afternoon. (Colleen Flanagan-THE NEWS)

Suspect slams into two cars after traffic stop in Maple Ridge

Police say they found drugs, a knife, and brass knuckles

A police dog handler was walking west along Dewdney Trunk Road by 222 Street Tuesday afternoon. (Colleen Flanagan-THE NEWS)
Multiple crews are searching for a missing plane believed to have crashed in the Fraser River between Langley and Maple Ridge on Saturday, June 6 (Shane MacKichan/special to Langley Advance times)

Missing plane linked to reported crash in Fraser River between Langley and Maple Ridge

Light plane with two aboard was due to arrive at Delta’s Boundary Bay airport

Multiple crews are searching for a missing plane believed to have crashed in the Fraser River between Langley and Maple Ridge on Saturday, June 6 (Shane MacKichan/special to Langley Advance times)
An undated Google Maps image of the reported crash area
An undated Google Maps image of the reported crash area
Const. Robert Vroom. Contributed photo

Maple Ridge woman fights WorkSafe BC 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
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