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Carol Todd and her daughter Amanda. (Special to Black Press Media)

Carol Todd ‘glad Amanda got justice’ after tormentor’s 13-year prison sentence

Sentencing ‘sets high bar’ as precedent for those convicted of internet sextortion in future

Carol Todd and her daughter Amanda. (Special to Black Press Media)
In this courtroom sketch, Aydin Coban is pictured at B.C. Supreme Court, in New Westminster, B.C., on Monday, June 6, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jane Wolsak

Defence now seeks 2-year sentence, down from 6, for man who sexually exploited Amanda Todd

Aydin Coban convicted on charges relating to death of Todd

In this courtroom sketch, Aydin Coban is pictured at B.C. Supreme Court, in New Westminster, B.C., on Monday, June 6, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jane Wolsak
The IIO B.C. is seeking witnesses after a crash in Mission involving a Ridge Meadows RCMP member left a man with serious injuries. (The News files)

Ridge Meadows RCMP member under IIO investigation after Mission crash

The officer was off-duty at the time of the collision

The IIO B.C. is seeking witnesses after a crash in Mission involving a Ridge Meadows RCMP member left a man with serious injuries. (The News files)
LEGO Masters contestants Dave and Emily in season three. (Tom Griscom, FOX/Special to The News)

B.C. siblings compete in LEGO Masters TV contest

Now watching themselves in series on CTV

LEGO Masters contestants Dave and Emily in season three. (Tom Griscom, FOX/Special to The News)
Aydin Coban is shown in this handout photo from the time of his arrest by Dutch police, entered into an exhibit at his trial in British Columbia Supreme Court in New Westminster. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-DUTCH POLICE

Sentencing to begin for Dutch man linked to death of B.C. teen Amanda Todd

Aydin Coban found guilty of extortion, harassment, distribution of child porn

Aydin Coban is shown in this handout photo from the time of his arrest by Dutch police, entered into an exhibit at his trial in British Columbia Supreme Court in New Westminster. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-DUTCH POLICE
Two suspects were apprehended by customers and mall security. (Special to The News)

Three people charged after bear-spray robbery at Maple Ridge mall

ValleyFair Mall security and customers caught two alleged robbers, police got a third

Two suspects were apprehended by customers and mall security. (Special to The News)
Supt. Wendy Mehat gave credit to coordinated response and communication between police jurisdictions, integrated teams, the forensic identification Support and Emergency Health Services, for the timely arrest of the suspect. (Ridge Meadows RCMP photo/ Special to The News)

Dog dead, woman in hospital after Lower Mainland shooting

The shooting occurred around the 26000 block of Lougheed Highway in Maple Ridge

Supt. Wendy Mehat gave credit to coordinated response and communication between police jurisdictions, integrated teams, the forensic identification Support and Emergency Health Services, for the timely arrest of the suspect. (Ridge Meadows RCMP photo/ Special to The News)
Donations of clothing and household items were handed out before the Thanksgiving dinner. (Special to The News)
Donations of clothing and household items were handed out before the Thanksgiving dinner. (Special to The News)
The Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows Katzie Seniors Network’s Intergenerational Garden could win $2,500 in a social media contest put on by Scotts Canada Ltd.. (Colleen Flanagan-THE NEWS)

Lower Mainland community garden needs shares and likes to win $2,500 in social media contest

Scott’s Gro for Good social media contest runs until Tuesday, Oct. 4

The Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows Katzie Seniors Network’s Intergenerational Garden could win $2,500 in a social media contest put on by Scotts Canada Ltd.. (Colleen Flanagan-THE NEWS)
BC Sports Hall of Fame is holding a Greg Moore lap of honour. (Special to The News)

BC Sports Hall of Fame hosts virtual race in memory of racer Greg Moore

Memorial iRacing event will start on Monday, Oct. 3 at 1 p.m.

BC Sports Hall of Fame is holding a Greg Moore lap of honour. (Special to The News)
A file photo shows a Toronto community school classroom on Tuesday, September 1, 2020. In B.C., elementary school teacher Austin Uzama was suspended in September 2022 for professional misconduct. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Carlos Osorio

B.C. teacher suspended after showing Halloween prank video with fake decapitations

Austin Uzama showed an age-inappropriate video to Maple Ridge students and lied about credentials

A file photo shows a Toronto community school classroom on Tuesday, September 1, 2020. In B.C., elementary school teacher Austin Uzama was suspended in September 2022 for professional misconduct. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Carlos Osorio
Maple Ridge school board candidate Brian Dominick does not deny this was him in a video outside the Vancouver Art Gallery speaking to a crowd of people. (Screen grab)

Lower Mainland school board candidate on video preaching about exterminating the ‘global, elitist parasite’

Brian Dominick is seen outside the Vancouver Art Gallery at World Freedom Rally

Maple Ridge school board candidate Brian Dominick does not deny this was him in a video outside the Vancouver Art Gallery speaking to a crowd of people. (Screen grab)
(Neil Corbett/The News)

Suspects caught in jewelry store robbery attempt in Maple Ridge

Ambulances lined the parking lot of ValleyFair Mall on Friday, Sept. 30

(Neil Corbett/The News)
The proposed new federal riding of Pitt Meadows-Fort Langley. (Special to The News)

‘Dog’s breakfast’ new riding panned at public hearing

Commissioners acknowledge changes are needed to Pitt Meadows-Fort Langley

The proposed new federal riding of Pitt Meadows-Fort Langley. (Special to The News)
Police investigators are at the scene of a shooting at 227th Street and Lee Avenue in Maple Ridge. (Neil Corbett/The News)

Shooting in Maple Ridge on Sunday night

Victim seriously injured, RCMP ask public for dash cam and other video

Police investigators are at the scene of a shooting at 227th Street and Lee Avenue in Maple Ridge. (Neil Corbett/The News)
Bennett Warren, 4, and his brother Wyatt, 3, leave a box of free pet treats at at Horsemen’s Park in honour of their uncle Trent Edward Gibney for Suicide Prevention Month. (Special to The News)

B.C. family using kindness to de-stigmatize mental health in honour of loved one

Boxes of free pet treats left at parks to spark conversation about suicide and mental health

Bennett Warren, 4, and his brother Wyatt, 3, leave a box of free pet treats at at Horsemen’s Park in honour of their uncle Trent Edward Gibney for Suicide Prevention Month. (Special to The News)
(Black Press Media Creative)

Coastal Wildfire battles blaze in forest northeast of Maple Ridge

Fire crews on ground and in air fighting flames near Stave Lake believe started by abandon campfire

(Black Press Media Creative)
Elmer Tippe has passed away. Born in 1933, he made a tremendous impact on country music, as a radio DJ and as a musician. (Black Press Media files)

Country music trailblazer dies at 89 in the Lower Mainland

Elmer Tippe died Wednesday, Sept. 7 at Ridge Meadows Hospital

Elmer Tippe has passed away. Born in 1933, he made a tremendous impact on country music, as a radio DJ and as a musician. (Black Press Media files)
The site of the former Hammond Cedar sawmill was once a Katzie village. (The News files)

Katzie assert historic claim to former Hammond Cedar site in Maple Ridge

First Nation wants to lead study of where ancestors are buried, contamination of site

The site of the former Hammond Cedar sawmill was once a Katzie village. (The News files)
Hammond residents complain about this intersection where Maple Crescent meets 203rd Street. (Google Maps)

Car drives on sidewalk through Maple Ridge intersection

Sparks online complaints about traffic, failing intersection in Hammond

Hammond residents complain about this intersection where Maple Crescent meets 203rd Street. (Google Maps)
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