Colleen Flanagan

Ridge Meadows RCMP caught six vehicles speeding excessively during a March campaign. (The News files)

6 vehicles impounded after excessive speeding in Lower Mainland community

Ridge Meadows RCMP want drivers to slow down

Ridge Meadows RCMP caught six vehicles speeding excessively during a March campaign. (The News files)
Chris Johnston is flying the Ukraine flag on the pole in the front of his home in Maple Ridge until the war comes to an end. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)

Lower Mainland man flies Ukraine flag in support of its people

Chris Johnston put up the flag on the pole in front of his house on Monday, Mar. 7

Chris Johnston is flying the Ukraine flag on the pole in the front of his home in Maple Ridge until the war comes to an end. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)
Kyaw Din was killed by a member of the Ridge Meadows RCMP during a mental health call in 2019. (Contributed)

Sister of Lower Mainland police shooting victim disappointed recommendations not more specific

Inquest into fatal police shooting of Kyaw Din in Maple Ridge ends with 3 recommendations

Kyaw Din was killed by a member of the Ridge Meadows RCMP during a mental health call in 2019. (Contributed)
In 2019 Yin Yin Din holds a picture of her brother Kyaw Naing Din, 54, and her late father Hla Din who passed away in 2014, on a trip to Victoria when Kyaw was only 34-years-old. (Colleen Flanagan/THE NEWS)

First cop on scene of fatal Maple Ridge police shooting testifies at inquest

Const. Daniel Losiak said more time would not have improved the situation

In 2019 Yin Yin Din holds a picture of her brother Kyaw Naing Din, 54, and her late father Hla Din who passed away in 2014, on a trip to Victoria when Kyaw was only 34-years-old. (Colleen Flanagan/THE NEWS)
Kyaw Din was a Burmese immigrant who suffered from mental illness. (Contributed)

Coroner’s inquest begins for Maple Ridge man fatally shot by police

The seven day inquest is taking place at Burnaby Coroner’s Court

Kyaw Din was a Burmese immigrant who suffered from mental illness. (Contributed)
The discovery of a body drew a large police presence in Pitt Meadows on Aug. 15. 2021. (Shane MacKichan)

Family claims vicious dogs killed woman found dead in Lower Mainland blueberry field

Lawsuit against owners of blueberry business, City of Pitt Meadows, and dog owners filed in court

The discovery of a body drew a large police presence in Pitt Meadows on Aug. 15. 2021. (Shane MacKichan)
David Andrew Riddell

Former Lower Mainland lawyer banned from practising law for 10 years

David Andrew Riddell pled guilty in 2019 to the possession of child pornography

David Andrew Riddell
Melissa Hume and her German shepherd Shrimpy after winning High Place IGP 2 in International Working Dog Trial Regulations. (Special to The News)

Lower Mainland dog found safe after disappearing from property last week

Melissa Hume believed her dog stolen after doors left open to her garage

Melissa Hume and her German shepherd Shrimpy after winning High Place IGP 2 in International Working Dog Trial Regulations. (Special to The News)
Jocelyn Ellison needed surgery to remove a ureteral stump, a deformity that was causing the child to have multiple kidney infections and other health problems. But it was put on hold due to cancelled elective surgeries. (Special to The News)

Lower Mainland mother wants children’s elective surgeries to go ahead, despite COVID cases

5-year-old Jocelyn Ellison’s surgery was put on hold in January

Jocelyn Ellison needed surgery to remove a ureteral stump, a deformity that was causing the child to have multiple kidney infections and other health problems. But it was put on hold due to cancelled elective surgeries. (Special to The News)
Danyal Bahramfar has been charged with two counts of sexual exploitation. (Ridge Meadows RCMP/Special to The News)

Lower Mainland mixed martial arts trainer charged with sexual exploitation

Police asking anyone with more information to come forward

Danyal Bahramfar has been charged with two counts of sexual exploitation. (Ridge Meadows RCMP/Special to The News)
Ridge Meadows Search and Rescue rescued four hikers from the base of Edge Peak in Golden Ears Provincial Park Monday morning. (Ridge Meadows Search and Rescue/Special to The News)
Ridge Meadows Search and Rescue rescued four hikers from the base of Edge Peak in Golden Ears Provincial Park Monday morning. (Ridge Meadows Search and Rescue/Special to The News)
The police have released photos of Ramina Shah in case any members of the public recognize her and can provide information about her murder on Jan. 27, 2022. (IHIT)

Maple Ridge realtor identified as victim of fatal stabbing in Coquitlam

Police say her killing appears to be isolated and not random

The police have released photos of Ramina Shah in case any members of the public recognize her and can provide information about her murder on Jan. 27, 2022. (IHIT)
Shrimpy, 4, has gone missing from his home in the Webster’s Corners area. (Special to The News)

Dog owner believes beloved pet stolen from Lower Mainland property

Melissa Hume begging for the safe return of her German shepherd Shrimpy

Shrimpy, 4, has gone missing from his home in the Webster’s Corners area. (Special to The News)
Light pillars formed by Sarah-Jane Pepper’s home in the Webster’s Corners area. (Sarah-Jane Pepper/Special to The News)

Extreme cold contributes to light pillars spotted above Lower Mainland city

Sarah-Jane Pepper spotted the light columns by her Maple Ridge property

Light pillars formed by Sarah-Jane Pepper’s home in the Webster’s Corners area. (Sarah-Jane Pepper/Special to The News)
The Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows fire departments are warning residents that fireworks are banned except with permit. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)
The Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows fire departments are warning residents that fireworks are banned except with permit. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)

Mountaineer shocked at ill-prepared hikers ascending Lower Mainland peak

Clinton Rennie thinks there should be more signage warning of dangers

Ridge Meadows RCMP responded to a home for reports of a male stabbed in the chest. (Shane MacKichan/Special to The News)

VIDEO: Police respond to a stabbing in Maple Ridge

Man taken by ambulance from a neighbouring house

Ridge Meadows RCMP responded to a home for reports of a male stabbed in the chest. (Shane MacKichan/Special to The News)
A horse nicknamed Rambo by its rescuers is walked along a forest service road to a waiting trailer. (Special to The News)

Maple Ridge woman helps rescue horse discovered alone by Twenty Mile Bay

Horse, nicknamed Rambo, is in Langley receiving care

A horse nicknamed Rambo by its rescuers is walked along a forest service road to a waiting trailer. (Special to The News)
Police are on scene for a possible shooting on McIntyre Court in Maple Ridge. (Neil Corbett/The News)

VIDEO: Witnesses see three men cuffed after shooting in Maple Ridge

Neighbours said they heard a single shot

Police are on scene for a possible shooting on McIntyre Court in Maple Ridge. (Neil Corbett/The News)
Glass and styrofoam is not being accepted at recycling facilities across the province. (Ridge Meadows Recycling Society/Special to The News)
Glass and styrofoam is not being accepted at recycling facilities across the province. (Ridge Meadows Recycling Society/Special to The News)