Colleen Flanagan

Henry Winkler in Barry (2018). (IMDb photo)

‘The Fonz’ gives thumbs up in letter to dyslexic students at B.C. school

Students in Maple Ridge reached out to Henry Winkler after reading one his Zipster books.

Henry Winkler in Barry (2018). (IMDb photo)
The SPCA is seeking donations for Bane, who needs spinal surgery. (Contributed)

Mini pinscher at Maple Ridge SPCA needs spinal surgery

Bane has a painful condition known as Wobbler Syndrome

The SPCA is seeking donations for Bane, who needs spinal surgery. (Contributed)
An air ambulance has been called to a dirt bike accident in Maple Ridge Wednesday afternoon. (THE NEWS/files)

Two rushed to hospital after dirt bike crash in Maple Ridge

First responders had to hike in for about half an hour to get to the crash site

An air ambulance has been called to a dirt bike accident in Maple Ridge Wednesday afternoon. (THE NEWS/files)
A plaque was unveiled on Saturday in commemoration of Grant’s Law. (Courtesy of the B.C. Federation of Labour)

Plaque unveiled to commemorate gas-and-dash death

Located in Maple Ridge where Grant De Patie was killed.

A plaque was unveiled on Saturday in commemoration of Grant’s Law. (Courtesy of the B.C. Federation of Labour)
An air ambulance landed near SRT. (Neil Corbett/THE NEWS)

UPDATE: Man falls from third-storey balcony in Lower Mainland

Air ambulance landed near Maple Ridge high school.

An air ambulance landed near SRT. (Neil Corbett/THE NEWS)
Karen Nixon with her thieving kitty, Cricket. (Colleen Flanagan/THE NEWS)

Call the ‘paw’-lice: Cricket the cat caught stealing gloves from B.C. homes

Her owner has discovered 14 pairs so far with no end in sight

Karen Nixon with her thieving kitty, Cricket. (Colleen Flanagan/THE NEWS)
Dr. Adrian Walton with Mombo, a 4.5 metre,                                34-kilogram Burmese python.                                (Colleen Flanagan/                                THE NEWS)

Burmese python too big for B.C. put on one-way flight to Toronto

Snake will be going to his forever home at a reptile zoo just north of the city

Dr. Adrian Walton with Mombo, a 4.5 metre,                                34-kilogram Burmese python.                                (Colleen Flanagan/                                THE NEWS)
The inaugural Black Press Extreme Education and Career Fair in Abbotsford takes place May 30. (Black Press/files)

Coming to Abbotsford: the Black Press Extreme Education and Career Fair

The inaugural event will take place at the Abbotsford Centre

The inaugural Black Press Extreme Education and Career Fair in Abbotsford takes place May 30. (Black Press/files)
(Colleen Flanagan/THE NEWS)                                Philippa Glossop with some of the artwork that was created by students with anxiety.

Maple Ridge teacher uses art to help her students overcome anxiety

Philippa Glossop teaches glass fusing, painting, drawing, sculpture with clay, hand-built ceramics, hand building, textiles, collage and armature.

(Colleen Flanagan/THE NEWS)                                Philippa Glossop with some of the artwork that was created by students with anxiety.
Darrell Sinclair and his father Doug Sherk. (Contributed)

‘We are so happy we found you’: B.C. son meets father thanks to online DNA test

Father and son unite for the first time on April 4

Darrell Sinclair and his father Doug Sherk. (Contributed)
A pedestrian was hit by a train in Maple Ridge. (Shane MacKichan/Contributed)

VIDEO: Pedestrian killed by train in Lower Mainland

Collision happened at about 12:30 p.m. in Maple Ridge

A pedestrian was hit by a train in Maple Ridge. (Shane MacKichan/Contributed)
Fraser Health home support will soon be provided in-house

Fraser Health home support will soon be provided in-house

Currently Fraser Health directly manages only 37 per cent of home support services

Fraser Health home support will soon be provided in-house
Brooke Rutledge is raising money for Katie’s Place in Maple Ridge. (Contributed)

Maple Ridge student raising money for cats through school project

All money raised will be going to Katie’s Place in Maple Ridge

Brooke Rutledge is raising money for Katie’s Place in Maple Ridge. (Contributed)
Cozzy was seized as a result of a cruelty investigation by the BC SPCA and is in the care of the Maple Ridge branch. (Contributed)

Puppy in care of Maple Ridge SPCA after being hit twice by car

Cozzy will spend six weeks in a foster home

Cozzy was seized as a result of a cruelty investigation by the BC SPCA and is in the care of the Maple Ridge branch. (Contributed)
(Colleen Flanagan/THE NEWS)                                Karl Dey received a Certificate of Merit from the Vancouver Police Board on Wednesday.

B.C. man gets award for thwarting theft, sexual assault – all in 10 minutes

Karl Dey helped the VPD take down a violent sex offender

(Colleen Flanagan/THE NEWS)                                Karl Dey received a Certificate of Merit from the Vancouver Police Board on Wednesday.
The commissioner determined that a reprimand was appropriate after considering that the physical contact between the teacher and student was unnecessary. (THE NEWS/files)

B.C. teacher reprimanded after incident with Grade 11 student in school gym

Gregory Norman Brock was teaching at a high school in the Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows School District

The commissioner determined that a reprimand was appropriate after considering that the physical contact between the teacher and student was unnecessary. (THE NEWS/files)
Pei-Pei Cheng, Tzi Ma and Sandra Oh star in Meditation Park that will be screened at the upcoming Festival of B.C. Film at the ACT Arts Centre in Maple Ridge. (Contributed)

Celebrate the best of B.C. film at the ACT in Maple Ridge

The Festival of B.C. Film takes place Mar. 23 and 24

Pei-Pei Cheng, Tzi Ma and Sandra Oh star in Meditation Park that will be screened at the upcoming Festival of B.C. Film at the ACT Arts Centre in Maple Ridge. (Contributed)
Duc-Hung Tran started in the Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows school district in 2000. (THE NEWS/files)

B.C. teacher who hugged student in storage room to keep teaching certificate

Duc-Hung Tran was working in Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows school district at time

Duc-Hung Tran started in the Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows school district in 2000. (THE NEWS/files)
Maple Ridge Mayor Mike Morden, left, met with provincial ministers on Feb. 25. (Contributed)

Maple Ridge Mayor asks B.C. for $60M to pay for housing, costs for tent city

Mike Morden met with a number of provincial ministers on Feb. 25

Maple Ridge Mayor Mike Morden, left, met with provincial ministers on Feb. 25. (Contributed)
Police have set up a barricade around Anita Place Tent City. (Colleen Flanagan/THE NEWS)

B.C. homeless camp resident barricades himself in shelter as inspections take place

He was refusing entry to fire, police or bylaw officials who were at the camp enforcing safety regulaions imposed by a court order

Police have set up a barricade around Anita Place Tent City. (Colleen Flanagan/THE NEWS)