The polls are open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, May 9. (Katya Slepian/Black Press)

5 to start your day

It’s finally election day, orange goo is found in White Rock water and more you need to know

1. B.C. election is finally here

It’s finally May 9 and that means two things: get out and vote and follow your local Black Press paper for on-the-ground coverage of Tuesday’s provincial election. See more >

2. Tragic anniversary for two Surrey families now after Travis Selje’s death

The crashes that took the lives of young Surrey athletes Kassandra Kaulius and Travis Selje happened on the same day, same street, six years apart. See more >


3. ‘Orange goo’ flows into White Rock’s Semiahmoo Bay

Fire Chief Phil Lemire said reports of the “brown, rusty-coloured material” flowing from the Anderson Street outfall came in around 7:40 a.m.. See more >

orange goo

4. When in doubt, ask a young person

When Langley Lions President Nash Shivji needed some help to set up an online fundraiser for people displaced by the fire at the Lions Housing Society in April, he did what most people in his situation would do — he asked someone younger for assistance. See more >

langley fire

5. Raccoon euthanized after being shot by crossbow in Maple Ridge

A young raccoon has been euthanized after being shot in the head with a crossbow bolt nearly half a metre in length near a Maple Ridge high school. See more >

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