Phil Melnychuk

Classes continued at Thomas Haney until end of the week. THE NEWS – files

Activities still on until Friday at Thomas Haney in Maple Ridge

Classes though were cancelled Tuesday by ministry to combat COVID-19

Classes continued at Thomas Haney until end of the week. THE NEWS – files
RCMP.

Cop shop still open, but stay away if you’re sick, police ask

Police in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows say they're here for people during COVID-19 crisis

RCMP.
Police made arrest early Friday. THE NEWS – files

Emergency response team make arrest in Maple Ridge

One in custody from search of home Friday morning

Police made arrest early Friday. THE NEWS – files
Health minister Adrian Dix and provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry. THE NEWS – files

Maple Ridge cancels all city events during COVID-19 crisis

No access to play structures, no more events

Health minister Adrian Dix and provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry. THE NEWS – files
Urgent and Primary Care Centre opened last October in Maple Ridge. THE NEWS – filesUrgent and Primary Care Centre opened last October in Maple Ridge. THE NEWS – files

Maple Ridge’s urgent care centre has an urgent role

New facility being used for testing COVID-19 - but NOT on a walk-in basis

Urgent and Primary Care Centre opened last October in Maple Ridge. THE NEWS – filesUrgent and Primary Care Centre opened last October in Maple Ridge. THE NEWS – files
Mayor Bill Dingwall

Pitt Meadows seeks emergency powers to enforce COVID-19 precautions

Wants ability to act faster, close businesses, if needed

Mayor Bill Dingwall
Maggie was stolen from Pitt Meadows yard and is pregnant. Contributed

Ridge Meadows trying to help find friendly Maggie

Dog stolen in Pitt Meadows but is pregnant

Maggie was stolen from Pitt Meadows yard and is pregnant. Contributed
Alouette Heights.

Soap needed to fight virus, says Maple Ridge resident

But tenants responsible for personal supply, said Alouette Heights operator

Alouette Heights.
Mario Bitoiu is concerned about effects of outbreak. THE NEWS – files

COVID-19 outbreak slamming local businesses

New rules in place on restaurants and bars

Mario Bitoiu is concerned about effects of outbreak. THE NEWS – files
This illustration, created at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), reveals ultrastructural morphology exhibited by coronaviruses. Note the spikes that adorn the outer surface of the virus, which impart the look of a corona surrounding the virion, when viewed electron microscopically. A novel coronavirus, named Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), was identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan, China in 2019. The illness caused by this virus has been named coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).

Maple Ridge closes doors on public buildings in COVID-19 combat

Metro Vancouver cities shut down rec facilities for health reasons

This illustration, created at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), reveals ultrastructural morphology exhibited by coronaviruses. Note the spikes that adorn the outer surface of the virus, which impart the look of a corona surrounding the virion, when viewed electron microscopically. A novel coronavirus, named Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), was identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan, China in 2019. The illness caused by this virus has been named coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
Thursday and Friday big shows cancelled at ACT. THE NEWS – files

UPDATE: The ACT shuts its doors

Though, March Break camps and essential childcare with less than 50 people still a go until March 20

Thursday and Friday big shows cancelled at ACT. THE NEWS – files
March 11, 2020, Usti Nad Labem, Czech Republic: A fireman in protective clothing stands in front of a stop sign during a check of travellers at a petrol station on the D8 Dresden-Prague motorway. To prevent the corona virus from spreading, the Czech Republic has started random checks of travellers at the borders to Germany and Austria. (Robert Michael/DPA via ZUMA Press/TNS)

UPDATED: Maple Ridge recreation facilities stay open for now

City taking cues from B.C. Centre for Disease Control

March 11, 2020, Usti Nad Labem, Czech Republic: A fireman in protective clothing stands in front of a stop sign during a check of travellers at a petrol station on the D8 Dresden-Prague motorway. To prevent the corona virus from spreading, the Czech Republic has started random checks of travellers at the borders to Germany and Austria. (Robert Michael/DPA via ZUMA Press/TNS)
Ridge Meadows crime stats snapshot for February 2020. Contributed

Personal crimes drop a bit in February in Maple Ridge

Down by four per cent from a year ago

Ridge Meadows crime stats snapshot for February 2020. Contributed
Pitt Meadows

Pitt Meadows shuts down its rec buildings in COVID-19 fight

City hall, rec centre, library all closed to stop spread of virus

Pitt Meadows
Motorcycle-truck crash scene at 216th Street. Contributed

Head-on collision in Maple Ridge between bike and pickup

Rider taken to hospital with serious injuries

Motorcycle-truck crash scene at 216th Street. Contributed
Grant helps reduce wildfire risk. THE NEWS – files

Cash helps Pitt Meadows fight wildfires

$25,000 from B.C.-wide resiliency program

Grant helps reduce wildfire risk. THE NEWS – files
Finance Minister Carole James spoke at Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows Chamber of Commerce luncheon Thursday. Phil Melnychuk – THE NEWS

Finance minister says outbreak is going to hurt

COVID-19 will have impact, James says at Pitt Meadows-Maple Ridge Chamber of Commerce

Finance Minister Carole James spoke at Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows Chamber of Commerce luncheon Thursday. Phil Melnychuk – THE NEWS
Foundry Ridge Meadows is open in Maple Ridge. THE NEWS – files

Foundry opens its doors in Maple Ridge

One-stop mental health shop for youth

Foundry Ridge Meadows is open in Maple Ridge. THE NEWS – files
Judy Darcy, the Minister of Mental Health and Addictions, addresses a crowd gathered for the grand opening of Foundry Ridge Meadows. (Colleen Flanagan-THE NEWS)Judy Darcy, the Minister of Mental Health and Addictions, addresses a crowd gathered for the grand opening of Foundry Ridge Meadows. (Colleen Flanagan-THE NEWS)

Foundry Ridge Meadows now fully open

New premises offers one-stop shop for kids

Judy Darcy, the Minister of Mental Health and Addictions, addresses a crowd gathered for the grand opening of Foundry Ridge Meadows. (Colleen Flanagan-THE NEWS)Judy Darcy, the Minister of Mental Health and Addictions, addresses a crowd gathered for the grand opening of Foundry Ridge Meadows. (Colleen Flanagan-THE NEWS)
Changes made to wildlife bylaw. THE NEWS – files

$500 fine for taking the trash out too early

Maple Ridge gives three readings to tougher measures to protect bears

Changes made to wildlife bylaw. THE NEWS – files
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