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Maple Ridge Secondary exchange students raising funds for earthquake relief

September 22, 2017
By Tim Fitzgerald – Maple Ridge News The devastation from the 7.1 magnitude earthquake that struck just miles southeast of Mexico City on Sept. 19 has prompted a response from a trio of exchange students at Maple Ridge Secondary School. Grade 12 student’s Ricardo Colón and Pedro Hernández, along... read more

Marauders kick off football season with a win

September 11, 2017
By Neil Corbett – Maple Ridge News The Pitt Meadows Marauder junior football squad kicked off the season promptly, and on just the second day of classes put up their first win of the new year on their home field. The Marauders beat the Argyle Pipers of North Vancouver... read more

New mural for Maple Ridge elementary school

September 7, 2017
By Colleen Flanagan – Maple Ridge News A falcon stands guard over her young in a new mural on the south exterior wall of Fairview elementary. The piece was unveiled Tuesday morning, on the first day of the school year, by Maple Ridge artist Jason Craft and principal Cathie... read more

Indigenous Games inspired B.C. mom after years of feeling ashamed

July 20, 2017
By Ash Kelly, CBC News Katrina Haintz was 38 years old before she finally felt proud of her Indigenous heritage. She credits the North American Indigenous Games — which are currently underway in Toronto — for the shift. Haintz attended the 2014 NAIG events in Regina with her two eldest daughters... read more

New street banners in Maple Ridge

June 28, 2017
By Colleen Flanagan – Maple Ridge News New street banners are going up in Maple Ridge just in time for Canada Day celebrations on Saturday. Six new designs will be on display throughout downtown with the theme of Canada 150: Exploring our Nature. The six designs were chosen from... read more
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