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File photo                                First Capital Chorus brings its dynamic harmony style to St. Mark’s Anglican Church on Nov. 4 for Wartime Memories.

First Capital Chorus offers classic celebration of remembrance in South Surrey

Langley-based harmony ensemble blends old songs and modern standards

File photo                                First Capital Chorus brings its dynamic harmony style to St. Mark’s Anglican Church on Nov. 4 for Wartime Memories.
IHIT investigates Monday shortly before 9 a.m. Monday at site of double shooting in South Surrey. (Nick Greenizan photo)

South Surrey shooting victim identified

IHIT says 28-year-old Nicholas Khabra of Surrey was killed Monday

IHIT investigates Monday shortly before 9 a.m. Monday at site of double shooting in South Surrey. (Nick Greenizan photo)
Contributed photo                                 Vikram Vij with Tracycakes’ Tracy Dueck at Vij’s My Shanti in South Surrey.                                Contributed photo                                Vikram Vij with Tracycakes’ Tracy Dueck at his My Shanti restaurant in South Surrey.

Cooks partner on ‘jewel’

New South Asian-inspired dessert highlighted at South Surrey restaurant

Contributed photo                                 Vikram Vij with Tracycakes’ Tracy Dueck at Vij’s My Shanti in South Surrey.                                Contributed photo                                Vikram Vij with Tracycakes’ Tracy Dueck at his My Shanti restaurant in South Surrey.
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Northeast Region photo                                A male Atlantic salmon, such as those which escaped a Washington State fish farm near Anacortes over a week ago.

Escaped Atlantic salmon in Lower Mainland waters

Salmon that escaped fish farm caught between White Rock and Crescent Beach

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Northeast Region photo                                A male Atlantic salmon, such as those which escaped a Washington State fish farm near Anacortes over a week ago.
Phil Melnychuk photo                                Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Claire Trevena and Premier John Horgan announce Friday that tolls will be off the Golden Ears and Port Mann bridges.

Elimination of bridge tolls raises questions

Mixed reactions in Surrey-White Rock-Langley area to provincial move

Phil Melnychuk photo                                Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Claire Trevena and Premier John Horgan announce Friday that tolls will be off the Golden Ears and Port Mann bridges.
Use this one                                B.C. Wildfire Service photo                                As of Monday morning there are still some 133 wildfires larger than 0.01 hectares burning in B.C., according to B.C. Wildfire Service figures.

White Rock firefighters deployed for provincial wildfire efforts

City staff are also in Chilliwack providing assistance to evacuees

Use this one                                B.C. Wildfire Service photo                                As of Monday morning there are still some 133 wildfires larger than 0.01 hectares burning in B.C., according to B.C. Wildfire Service figures.
Contributed photo                                Modelling, acting and mentoring have all contributed to the current wave of success enjoyed by Richard Tichelman.

Success accelerates for Richard Tichelman

Peninsula-based singer songwriter, featured at the upcoming White Rock Sea Festival, is a believer in the importance of giving back

Contributed photo                                Modelling, acting and mentoring have all contributed to the current wave of success enjoyed by Richard Tichelman.
Beverly Malcom photo                                Cast members (left to right) Melissa Gilbert, Cory Haas, Jessie Chan, Anthony Goncharov and Kirsten Kwong evoke the different eras of White Rock’s past in Peninsula Productions’ new original musical Sea Of Stories (Aug. 9-26 at Coast Capital Playhouse).

Fact and fantasy combine in Sea Of Stories

Peninsula Productions’ new original musical revisits White Rock history and legend for Canada 150 celebrations

Beverly Malcom photo                                Cast members (left to right) Melissa Gilbert, Cory Haas, Jessie Chan, Anthony Goncharov and Kirsten Kwong evoke the different eras of White Rock’s past in Peninsula Productions’ new original musical Sea Of Stories (Aug. 9-26 at Coast Capital Playhouse).
Air ambulance leaves Highway 99, just south of 24 Avenue, Wednesday morning at approximately 9 a.m. (Aaron Hinks photo)

VIDEO: Police incident on Highway 99 in South Surrey

Emergency crews on the scene just south of 24 Avenue

Air ambulance leaves Highway 99, just south of 24 Avenue, Wednesday morning at approximately 9 a.m. (Aaron Hinks photo)
Officers investigate after a woman was attacked at her home in South Surrey’sGrandview neighbourhood in August 2015.

Attacker of South Surrey senior receives 13-year sentence

Langley man had pleaded guilty to aggravated assault and sexual assault

Officers investigate after a woman was attacked at her home in South Surrey’sGrandview neighbourhood in August 2015.
Langley man pleads guilty in attack on senior

Langley man pleads guilty in attack on senior

A Langley man will be sentenced for aggravated sexual assault in South Surrey in 2015.

Langley man pleads guilty in attack on senior
A woman was killed after falling from a horse at a property on 0 Avenue, east of the Pacific Highway border crossing.

Woman killed falling off horse in South Surrey

28-year-old dies after incident at 0 Avenue property, east of Pacific Highway Border crossing.

A woman was killed after falling from a horse at a property on 0 Avenue, east of the Pacific Highway border crossing.
A tense confrontation in Surrey Little Theatre's Twelve Angry Men features (left to right) Chris Carver, Ken Cross, Conor Brand, Andy Wood, Scott McGillivray and Aaron Elliott.  Below: faces of Surrey Little Theatre's Twelve Angry Men: (below, left to right, top row) Pat McDermott, Harry Pering, Scott McGillivray, Simon Challenger, (middle row) Conor Brand, David Carroll, Brent Cross, Chris Carver, (bottom row) Ken Cross, Andy Wood, Tim  Driscoll and Aaron Elliott.

REVIEW: Twelve Angry Men makes its points with realism

Surrey Little Theatre show, featuring well-known local and regional actors, continues to Feb. 25

A tense confrontation in Surrey Little Theatre's Twelve Angry Men features (left to right) Chris Carver, Ken Cross, Conor Brand, Andy Wood, Scott McGillivray and Aaron Elliott.  Below: faces of Surrey Little Theatre's Twelve Angry Men: (below, left to right, top row) Pat McDermott, Harry Pering, Scott McGillivray, Simon Challenger, (middle row) Conor Brand, David Carroll, Brent Cross, Chris Carver, (bottom row) Ken Cross, Andy Wood, Tim  Driscoll and Aaron Elliott.
Among the jurors in Surrey Little Theatre's Twelve Angry Men: Tim Driscoll, Aaron Elliott and Pat McDermott (centre).

Challenging drama explores the value of dissent

Twelve Angry Men, about conflict among jurors for a murder trial, reaches Surrey Little Theatre stage in its original 1950s form

Among the jurors in Surrey Little Theatre's Twelve Angry Men: Tim Driscoll, Aaron Elliott and Pat McDermott (centre).
Many participating dancers from different ethnic traditions took the opportunity to pose for photos beside a popular elephant statue display at last year's White Rock Festival of Lights: Diwali Integration event.

A symbol of peace and goodness in White Rock

Diwali festival brings multicultural delights to waterfront in day-long community event

Many participating dancers from different ethnic traditions took the opportunity to pose for photos beside a popular elephant statue display at last year's White Rock Festival of Lights: Diwali Integration event.
Bailee Pearson (centre) was one of the organizers and cheerleaders of the vigil for Hudson Brooks held outside the South Surrey RCMP Detachment offices on 152 Street on July 18.

Vigil marks one year since South Surrey shooting death

Family, friends – and other members of the community – still seek answers about the early morning incident that claimed Hudson Brooks' life

Bailee Pearson (centre) was one of the organizers and cheerleaders of the vigil for Hudson Brooks held outside the South Surrey RCMP Detachment offices on 152 Street on July 18.
Popular Langley actor Michael Roberds passed away suddenly in Langley Memorial Hospital on Sunday night. He was a regular fixture in the local, TV, movie and theatre scene.

Well-known Langley actor Michael Roberds passes away

Former Langley Times column writer will be best remembered for his role as Uncle Fester on television’s The New Addams Family

Popular Langley actor Michael Roberds passed away suddenly in Langley Memorial Hospital on Sunday night. He was a regular fixture in the local, TV, movie and theatre scene.
Helen Mariche (left) and Julia Rieberger and Jill Tunbridge (right) are among the Flamenco del Mar 'family' to be featured in the March 12 Spanish Nights presentation at Royal Canadian Legion Crescent Branch 240.

Spanish Nights set for South Surrey

Flamenco-style show planned for March 12 at RCL Crescent Branch 240

Helen Mariche (left) and Julia Rieberger and Jill Tunbridge (right) are among the Flamenco del Mar 'family' to be featured in the March 12 Spanish Nights presentation at Royal Canadian Legion Crescent Branch 240.
Alistair Veen of Tap Restaurant has been named BC Sommelier of the Year.

Call him ‘Wine Guru’

Alistair Veen of Tap Restaurant wins BC Sommelier of the Year

Alistair Veen of Tap Restaurant has been named BC Sommelier of the Year.
Widow Miller (Alan Cedargreen) mediates a squabble between Tom Tom the Piper's Son (Brad Dewar) and daughter Anne Miller (Crystal Weltzin) in Ellie King's Puss In Boots, Dec. 18-27 at Surrey Arts Centre.

A tale of a fabled feline

Royal Canadian Theatre Company's production of Ellie King's Puss In Boots opens Dec. 18 at Surrey Arts Centre

Widow Miller (Alan Cedargreen) mediates a squabble between Tom Tom the Piper's Son (Brad Dewar) and daughter Anne Miller (Crystal Weltzin) in Ellie King's Puss In Boots, Dec. 18-27 at Surrey Arts Centre.