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Recreational marijuana will be legal in Canada on Oct. 17. (Pixabay)

B.C. city moves to ban all retail marijiuana sales

New bylaw to public hearing on Oct. 2 in Pitt Meadows.

Recreational marijuana will be legal in Canada on Oct. 17. (Pixabay)
Residents of Anita Place were evacuated due to hail and flooding after a severe thunderstorm hit the Lower Mainland on Friday.

PHOTOS: Severe rain, hail forces evacuation of B.C. homeless camp, flooding

Maple Ridge streets flooded, part of mall roof collapses.

Residents of Anita Place were evacuated due to hail and flooding after a severe thunderstorm hit the Lower Mainland on Friday.
Troy Peverly said golf courses across B.C. will each make their own business decisions about marijuana use. (Neil Corbett/THE NEWS)

Dealing with smoking pot on fairways

Legalization is weeks away, how will golf courses regulate marijuana?

Troy Peverly said golf courses across B.C. will each make their own business decisions about marijuana use. (Neil Corbett/THE NEWS)
A person injured when a horse was hit by a car was taken to hospital by ambulance, but was conscious and speaking with emergency responders. (Neil Corbett/THE NEWS)

Horse put down, 1 person in hospital after hit by car in Lower Mainland

Accident along 132nd Avenue in Maple Ridge Friday afternoon

A person injured when a horse was hit by a car was taken to hospital by ambulance, but was conscious and speaking with emergency responders. (Neil Corbett/THE NEWS)
David Murray remained on Pitt Meadows council for more than a year between his charge and conviction for sexually assaulting a teen girl. He is appealing.

B.C. city tries again to have politicians convicted of crimes removed from council

Could bring issue to Union of B.C. Municipalities in Sept.

David Murray remained on Pitt Meadows council for more than a year between his charge and conviction for sexually assaulting a teen girl. He is appealing.
Uber plans to develop electric vehicles capable of silent and swift vertical takeoff and landing for its new Uber Elevate business.

B.C. tech company will power Uber Elevate

Moli and Uber announce research and development partnership.

Uber plans to develop electric vehicles capable of silent and swift vertical takeoff and landing for its new Uber Elevate business.
Kieris O’Neill is scared that by the end of May she and her dog will not have a place to call home, because there is nothing available to rent in Maple Ridge. (Neil Corbett/THE NEWS)

Near-zero vacancy rate has disabled B.C. senior facing homelessness

79-year-old in a wheelchair will appeal to Maple Ridge council

Kieris O’Neill is scared that by the end of May she and her dog will not have a place to call home, because there is nothing available to rent in Maple Ridge. (Neil Corbett/THE NEWS)
Tran started in the Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows school district in 2000.

Teacher hugged student, said he was attracted to her

Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows educator found to have acted in a manner of professional misconduct.

Tran started in the Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows school district in 2000.
The sex assault trial of former Pitt Meadows councillor David Murray showed cities have no way to oust convicted politicians.

Convicted councillors should lose positions, says Lower Mainland council

Lobbying to change B.C. Community Charter after David Murray conviction

The sex assault trial of former Pitt Meadows councillor David Murray showed cities have no way to oust convicted politicians.
Reagan Gasparre of Little Willows preschool with business director Myra Johnson. (THE NEWS files)

Why some B.C. daycares didn’t opt in to subsidy program

Deadline passes for program aimed at laying foundation for universal child care

Reagan Gasparre of Little Willows preschool with business director Myra Johnson. (THE NEWS files)
Storing cranes and non-farm-use equipment on agricultural land contravenes city zoning bylaws. (files)

Aquilini-linked ranch fined $70,000 for storing cranes on farmland

Pitt Meadows council supporting application to Agricultural Land Commission

Storing cranes and non-farm-use equipment on agricultural land contravenes city zoning bylaws. (files)
Kelly Sandoval with her husband and four children. (Contibuted)

B.C. mother hit in truck rampage dies

Family confirms mother of four Kelly Sandoval dies almost two months after being hit.

Kelly Sandoval with her husband and four children. (Contibuted)
David Murray was sentenced to nine months in jail for sex assault on Wednesday. (THE NEWS files)                                David Murray was sentenced to nine months in jail for sexual assault on Wednesday. (THE NEWS/files)

City to lobby province after councillor accused of crime refused to resign

Dave Murray was sentenced to nine months for a sexual assault that occurred 26 years ago

David Murray was sentenced to nine months in jail for sex assault on Wednesday. (THE NEWS files)                                David Murray was sentenced to nine months in jail for sexual assault on Wednesday. (THE NEWS/files)
UPDATE: Former B.C. city councillor sentenced nine months for sexual assault

UPDATE: Former B.C. city councillor sentenced nine months for sexual assault

Dave Murray, convicted this past fall, hired a private investigator to intrude on the victim’s life.

UPDATE: Former B.C. city councillor sentenced nine months for sexual assault
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry. (Wikimedia Commons)

Future princess Markle practised at Lower Mainland pistol range

‘Meg my day’ says British tabloid

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry. (Wikimedia Commons)
(Contributed)                                Up to eight teeth were either knocked out or damaged to the point they will be lost.

UPDATE: Police looking for witnesses after B.C. taxi driver suffers broken jaw following attack with metal bar

The driver was attacked by a male suspect in an apparent road rage attack while working

(Contributed)                                Up to eight teeth were either knocked out or damaged to the point they will be lost.
Double-doubles and demonstrations: Employees rally outside Tim Hortons

Double-doubles and demonstrations: Employees rally outside Tim Hortons

Protests held in response to Ontario franchise owners cutting employee benefits and breaks

Double-doubles and demonstrations: Employees rally outside Tim Hortons
Curtis Sagmoen seen while helping neighbours deal with floods in Salmon Arm. (Black Press)

Sagmoen neighbours recall alleged hammer attack

Woman was screaming outside Maple Ridge townhouse in 2013

Curtis Sagmoen seen while helping neighbours deal with floods in Salmon Arm. (Black Press)
The Sagmoen farm in Silver Creek which was extensively searched with heavy equipment by police. (Black Press)

Sagmoen neighbours recall alleged hammer attack

Woman was screaming outside Maple Ridge townhouse in 2013

The Sagmoen farm in Silver Creek which was extensively searched with heavy equipment by police. (Black Press)
Drivers had to wait a few minutes extra at this intersection in Maple Ridge Wednesday when a rooster slowly crossed the road. (Gene Cordoni/Contributed)

Chicken crosses B.C. road, stops traffic

Rooster makes early morning commuters wait in Maple Ridge

Drivers had to wait a few minutes extra at this intersection in Maple Ridge Wednesday when a rooster slowly crossed the road. (Gene Cordoni/Contributed)