Colleen Flanagan

Seniors and those with compromised immune systems can shop for one hour at Meridian Meats without being surrounded by other people. (Contributed)

Meridian Meats across the Lower Mainland opens its doors to those who feel most at risk for COVID-19

For one hour three days a week, those who feel most at risk can shop without throngs of people

Seniors and those with compromised immune systems can shop for one hour at Meridian Meats without being surrounded by other people. (Contributed)
Police are not linking a motor vehicle accident Friday evening with a road rage incident caught on camera and posted to social media. (Screen grab)

VIDEO: Road rage incident that ends in crash caught on camera in Lower Mainland

Ridge Meadows RCMP attended a multi vehicle collision on Friday but won’t comment on video

Police are not linking a motor vehicle accident Friday evening with a road rage incident caught on camera and posted to social media. (Screen grab)
Julie Raymond and her daughter Danielle, hold a photo of her other daughter Shannon who died in 2008. (THE NEWS-files)

Maple Ridge mother heartbroken after late daughter’s belongings stolen from locker

Julie Raymond lost her daughter, who overdosed on a party bus in 2008. Now she’s lost more.

Julie Raymond and her daughter Danielle, hold a photo of her other daughter Shannon who died in 2008. (THE NEWS-files)
Protesters block CP Rail and West Coast Express tracks in Maple Ridge. (Phil Melnychuk-THE NEWS)

UPDATE: Protesters dismantle blockade on Maple Ridge tracks

West Coast Express train service is expected to run again Tuesday morning

Protesters block CP Rail and West Coast Express tracks in Maple Ridge. (Phil Melnychuk-THE NEWS)
Maple Ridge firefighters pose with Corrado around 10 minutes after he was rescued. (Contributed)

Dog rescued in Maple Ridge after getting swept into fast-flowing culvert

Owner calls his dog’s survival ‘a miracle’

Maple Ridge firefighters pose with Corrado around 10 minutes after he was rescued. (Contributed)
A man is seen jumping on a moving vehicle before clinging to it as it makes its way down Dewdney Trunk Road on Saturday. (Screen grab)

Man clings to roof of car driving along busy road in Maple Ridge

The man was also seen jumping on the vehicle

A man is seen jumping on a moving vehicle before clinging to it as it makes its way down Dewdney Trunk Road on Saturday. (Screen grab)
Ricky Korasak was allegedly involved in the stabbing of two men in Maple Ridge in 2015.

RCMP search for man involved in 2015 Maple Ridge stabbing

Ricky Korasak is wanted for accessory to attempted murder and accessory to aggravated assault

Ricky Korasak was allegedly involved in the stabbing of two men in Maple Ridge in 2015.
A school bus crashed on the Golden Ears Bridge. (THE NEWS-files)

UPDATE: More than 30 students on bus that crashed on the Golden Ears Bridge

Collision happened midspan in the northbound lanes

A school bus crashed on the Golden Ears Bridge. (THE NEWS-files)
Four shepherds living in deplorable conditions have been surrendered to the B.C. SPCA. (Contributed)

Owner surrenders dogs chained up outside among scrap metal, garbage to BC SPCA

Shepherd-breed dogs were living in ‘deplorable conditions.’

Four shepherds living in deplorable conditions have been surrendered to the B.C. SPCA. (Contributed)
Needles from Christmas trees are more harmful to pets than the possibility of ticks. (Colleen Flanagan – THE NEWS)

Be aware of ticks when chopping down Christmas trees

Potential for ticks to transfer to clothing

Needles from Christmas trees are more harmful to pets than the possibility of ticks. (Colleen Flanagan – THE NEWS)
Maple Ridge veterinarian Dr. Adrian Walton with a dyeing blue frog that is legal to have as a pet in B.C. While it is a poison dart frog, they are only poisonous in the wild. (Colleen Flanagan/THE NEWS)

Uptick in people buying illegal amphibians causing concern for B.C. vet

Without permits, he can only send them to zoos.

Maple Ridge veterinarian Dr. Adrian Walton with a dyeing blue frog that is legal to have as a pet in B.C. While it is a poison dart frog, they are only poisonous in the wild. (Colleen Flanagan/THE NEWS)
(Above) Leslie Schmok will be one of the servers at the Strip-a-thon on Sunday. (Colleen Flanagan – THE NEWS)

One of B.C’s last surviving strip clubs baring all again for Christmas charity

25th annual event is Sunday and raises money for the Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows Christmas Hamper Society.

(Above) Leslie Schmok will be one of the servers at the Strip-a-thon on Sunday. (Colleen Flanagan – THE NEWS)
(Contributed)                                The screening of Super 30 takes place Fri. Sept. 20 at the ACT Arts Centre in Maple Ridge.

Indian teachers that inspired Super 30 movie talk about hope

Movie is based on international best-selling book by B.C. doctor

(Contributed)                                The screening of Super 30 takes place Fri. Sept. 20 at the ACT Arts Centre in Maple Ridge.
Maple Ridge mayor Mike Morden, left, and Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows MLA Lisa Beare talk after a press conference on a new affordable rental housing development, at front, in Maple Ridge. (Colleen Flanagan/THE NEWS)

Rent as low as $375 per month at new Maple Ridge affordable housing complex

Complex scheduled to be completed in 2021

Maple Ridge mayor Mike Morden, left, and Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows MLA Lisa Beare talk after a press conference on a new affordable rental housing development, at front, in Maple Ridge. (Colleen Flanagan/THE NEWS)
An out of control house party led to several arrests Saturday night in Pitt Meadows. (THE NEWS/files)
An out of control house party led to several arrests Saturday night in Pitt Meadows. (THE NEWS/files)
Supporters of Rita Wong gathered outside the Alouette Correctional Centre for Women on Sunday where the pipeline activist is incarcerated. (Colleen Flanagan/THE NEWS)
Supporters of Rita Wong gathered outside the Alouette Correctional Centre for Women on Sunday where the pipeline activist is incarcerated. (Colleen Flanagan/THE NEWS)
Five hedgehogs were found in the parking lot of the Maple Ridge branch of the BC SPCA. (Contributed)                                Five hedgehogs were found in the parking lot of the Maple Ridge branch of the BC SPCA. (Contributed)

Five hedgehogs quickly adopted after being left at BC SPCA

Lucky new owners picked up their pets from Maple Ridge branch on Aug. 20

Five hedgehogs were found in the parking lot of the Maple Ridge branch of the BC SPCA. (Contributed)                                Five hedgehogs were found in the parking lot of the Maple Ridge branch of the BC SPCA. (Contributed)
Yin Yin Din says that if her brother had a knife in the room, it would have been a peeling knife to cut fruit that he would eat in his room. (Colleen Flanagan/THE NEWS)

Sister mourns brother who died in police shooting in Maple Ridge

Yin Yin Din says her brother was a kind man

Yin Yin Din says that if her brother had a knife in the room, it would have been a peeling knife to cut fruit that he would eat in his room. (Colleen Flanagan/THE NEWS)
House on Colemore Street is surrounded by police tape Sunday afternoon in Maple Ridge. (Colleen Flanagan/THE NEWS)

Watchdog investigates fatal police-involved shooting in Maple Ridge

Mounties were called to a domestic incident on Colemore Street where a civilian was shot and killed

House on Colemore Street is surrounded by police tape Sunday afternoon in Maple Ridge. (Colleen Flanagan/THE NEWS)
Countdown starts to 2020 BC Summer Games

Countdown starts to 2020 BC Summer Games

Two flags unveiled at Maple Ridge city hall.

Countdown starts to 2020 BC Summer Games