Aaron Hinks

The Lifeguard app is designed to help people using drugs get help if they overdose. (Black Press Media files)

‘Lifeguard’ app saves overdosing B.C. man’s life, twice

Phone app gives people who use drugs a ‘chance of survival,’ said BCEHS director Neil Lilley

The Lifeguard app is designed to help people using drugs get help if they overdose. (Black Press Media files)
A White Rock real estate agent has been disciplined. (Black Press Media file photo)

B.C. real estate agent fined $25K for subletting rented home and keeping the cash

Peter Christopher Dolecki also faced a two-month suspension

A White Rock real estate agent has been disciplined. (Black Press Media file photo)
Someone vandalized the white rock by spray painting it black this weekend. (Aaron Hinks photo)

White Rock’s namesake spray-painted with Black Lives Matter slogan

Vandalism occurred sometime between Friday and Saturday

Someone vandalized the white rock by spray painting it black this weekend. (Aaron Hinks photo)
Brian MacDonald shares his story of how he survived trauma and drug addiction. (Aaron Hinks photo)

‘Trauma equals addiction’: Why some seek solace in illicit drugs

Part 2: Many pushed into addiction by ‘toxic stress,’ says White Rock psychologist

Brian MacDonald shares his story of how he survived trauma and drug addiction. (Aaron Hinks photo)
Sources manager of substance use services George Passmore. (Aaron Hinks photo)

Parallel crises: How COVID-19 exacerbated B.C.’s drug overdose emergency

Part 1: Officials say isolation, toxic drug supply, CERB, contributing to crisis

Sources manager of substance use services George Passmore. (Aaron Hinks photo)
Laura Cornale of Laura’s Coffee Corner currently has six employees, down from 16, because most would prefer to stay home and collect CERB, she said. (File photo)

Turning down work: CERB causing issues for some B.C. restaurants

‘It’s the most frustrating thing I’ve encountered, ever, in my life.’

Laura Cornale of Laura’s Coffee Corner currently has six employees, down from 16, because most would prefer to stay home and collect CERB, she said. (File photo)
Couples reunite at Peace Arch Park on Sunday. (Aaron Hinks photo)

Love flourishes at Peace Arch Park, but COVID-19 concerns loom

South Surrey park becomes only place for international couples to meet

Couples reunite at Peace Arch Park on Sunday. (Aaron Hinks photo)
Larry Walker Jr. at the St. Regis Hotel in New York City, the day after he, along with Derek Jeter, was elected to the baseball hall of fame. (National Baseball Hall of Fame)

Hall of Fame event cancelled, B.C.’s Larry Walker to wait one more year

Walker is to be inducted with Derek Jeter, Marvin Miller, and Ted Simmons

Larry Walker Jr. at the St. Regis Hotel in New York City, the day after he, along with Derek Jeter, was elected to the baseball hall of fame. (National Baseball Hall of Fame)
B.C. boy finds internet fame after 3D printing ear guards for doctors and nurses

B.C. boy finds internet fame after 3D printing ear guards for doctors and nurses

Quinn Callander, 12, inadvertently starts international movement

B.C. boy finds internet fame after 3D printing ear guards for doctors and nurses
File photo                                Gabe Batstone shows media a photo of his daughter, Teagan, following court proceedings earlier this year in New Westminster. Teagan’s mother has appealed her second-degree murder conviction and sentence.

B.C. mother appeals conviction in murder of eight-year-old daughter

Lisa Batstone killed young Teagan in Surrey in December 2014

File photo                                Gabe Batstone shows media a photo of his daughter, Teagan, following court proceedings earlier this year in New Westminster. Teagan’s mother has appealed her second-degree murder conviction and sentence.
Hundreds of people gathered at the White Rock Pier Tuesday morning to celebrate the opening of the structure. (Aaron Hinks photos)

White Rock pier reopens 250 days after being destroyed in winter storm

Hundreds of people came to the beach Tuesday to walk the new structure

Hundreds of people gathered at the White Rock Pier Tuesday morning to celebrate the opening of the structure. (Aaron Hinks photos)
White Rock’s James Rockwell and his wife Lidia got married at Crescent Beach on Saturday in a Woodstock-themed wedding. (Taylor Leigh Photography)

Groovy B.C. wedding a throwback to Woodstock ‘69

Couple hosts themed wedding 50 years after legendary festival

White Rock’s James Rockwell and his wife Lidia got married at Crescent Beach on Saturday in a Woodstock-themed wedding. (Taylor Leigh Photography)
U16 B.C. fastpitch team named national champs

U16 B.C. fastpitch team named national champs

Girls went undefeated at national tournament in Calgary

U16 B.C. fastpitch team named national champs
Person in ‘serious condition’ after being struck by a train near White Rock
Person in ‘serious condition’ after being struck by a train near White Rock
Two men charged after Hells Angel shot dead in Surrey

Two men charged after Hells Angel shot dead in Surrey

Suminder Grewal, 43, was killed at a Starbucks drive-thru

Two men charged after Hells Angel shot dead in Surrey
President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)

Obama was born at B.C. Hospital, conspiracy theorists say

Don’t believe everything you read on the internet

President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)
Contributed photo                                White Rock’s Mark Awan wants to start a float plan service in White Rock.

White Rock businessman considers float plane service to Gulf Islands

MNK Aviation owner and pilot Mark Awan hopes to get plan off the ground in a few years

Contributed photo                                White Rock’s Mark Awan wants to start a float plan service in White Rock.
Canadians with dementia, their caregivers, and their U.S. counterparts met at the Peace Arch Park Wednesday to exchange pleasantries and gifts. (Aaron Hinks photo)

People with dementia from both side of the border meet at Peace Arch Park

Dementia without Borders event held Wednesday

Canadians with dementia, their caregivers, and their U.S. counterparts met at the Peace Arch Park Wednesday to exchange pleasantries and gifts. (Aaron Hinks photo)
A sign erected at the Smuggler’s Inn reads: “Warning: It is illegal to enter Canada directly from Smugglers Inn Property. The owner is bound by a court order to report to Canadian authorities the identity of anyone who enters Canada illegally from this property.” (File photo)

Nine of 30 smuggling charges stayed against owner of inn on US-Canada border

January trial set on remaining 21 charges for Robert Boule, accused of smuggling people into Canada

A sign erected at the Smuggler’s Inn reads: “Warning: It is illegal to enter Canada directly from Smugglers Inn Property. The owner is bound by a court order to report to Canadian authorities the identity of anyone who enters Canada illegally from this property.” (File photo)
Faulty record keeping is being blamed after Brooke, a 13-year-old chow chow was left in a Surrey vet’s freezer for 78 days before being cremated. (Contributed photo)

Owner shocked after dog left in B.C. vet’s freezer for 78 days

B.C. College of Veterinarians investigating case of 13-year-old Chow Chow named Brooke

Faulty record keeping is being blamed after Brooke, a 13-year-old chow chow was left in a Surrey vet’s freezer for 78 days before being cremated. (Contributed photo)