Tracy Holmes

This 2015 photo was one of the last taken of Hanadi Albarazanji with her entire family: husband, Emad; daughters Yaman and Juman; and son, Kenan. (Contributed photo)

Family split between White Rock, Syria highlights ‘crack’ in refugee reunification process

‘No light in sight’ as Hanadi Albarazanji waits to reunite with her two adult children

This 2015 photo was one of the last taken of Hanadi Albarazanji with her entire family: husband, Emad; daughters Yaman and Juman; and son, Kenan. (Contributed photo)
CBSA officers located seven boxes of suspected dried opium poppy plants (including the pods), weighing 29 kg total, during examination of a commercial truck at the Pacific Highway border Aug. 12. (Contributed photo)

29 kg of suspected opium poppy seized at South Surrey border

Dried plants and pods found Aug. 12 in northbound tractor-trailer: CBSA

CBSA officers located seven boxes of suspected dried opium poppy plants (including the pods), weighing 29 kg total, during examination of a commercial truck at the Pacific Highway border Aug. 12. (Contributed photo)
The filing deadline for claims in a class-action lawsuit against the RCMP has been extended until January 2021. (Phil McLachlan photo)

Filing deadline in RCMP sexual-harassment class-action extended due to COVID-19

Plaintiffs now have until January 2021 to submit claims for up to $222,000

The filing deadline for claims in a class-action lawsuit against the RCMP has been extended until January 2021. (Phil McLachlan photo)
The Williamson family – dad Chad, mom Christine, Jennah (at back) and Mikayla – at Glow in Abbotsford in December. (Contributed photo)

Quarantined B.C. mom say pandemic has put special-needs families in ‘crisis mode’

Surrey’s Christine Williamson shares family’s challenges, strengths

The Williamson family – dad Chad, mom Christine, Jennah (at back) and Mikayla – at Glow in Abbotsford in December. (Contributed photo)
White Rock couple Patrick Finch and Nigel Finch-Cole are among Canadians aboard the quarantined Diamond Princess cruise ship, anchored off of Tokyo, due to the coronoavirus outbreak. (Facebook photo)

B.C. couple on coronavirus-quarantined ship urge feds to step up

In limbo off Japan, Nigel Finch-Cole and spouse Patrick also make polite plea for Timmy’s coffee

White Rock couple Patrick Finch and Nigel Finch-Cole are among Canadians aboard the quarantined Diamond Princess cruise ship, anchored off of Tokyo, due to the coronoavirus outbreak. (Facebook photo)
A midnight photo on Christmas Day shows thousands of dead fish. (Contributed photo)

VIDEO: ‘Millions’ of shimmery fish in White Rock waters captivate

Daytime and nighttime photos show stark contrast in Christmas Day frenzy

A midnight photo on Christmas Day shows thousands of dead fish. (Contributed photo)
Forced out for being gay, Mountie’s legacy ‘not the end of his story’

Forced out for being gay, Mountie’s legacy ‘not the end of his story’

Journal project of Surrey RCMP Cpl. Elenore Sturko aims to commemorate her great uncle’s service

Forced out for being gay, Mountie’s legacy ‘not the end of his story’
Police are confident a ‘large domestic cat’ was the reason for a possible cougar sighting reported Monday night. (peakpx.com photo)

‘Cougar’ spotted in Surrey actually a large domestic cat, police say

Conservation officers, RCMP respond to wooded area near elementary school following report

Police are confident a ‘large domestic cat’ was the reason for a possible cougar sighting reported Monday night. (peakpx.com photo)
Norma Morosan and Shannon Sayers share a common bond – a desire to help women who want their breast implants removed afford the surgery, in light of findings that certain implants have been linked to cancer. (Tracy Holmes photo)

B.C. breast cancer survivor to help others with cost of removing lymphoma-linked implants

Artist’s widow to use proceeds from late husband’s painting to help fund explants not covered by MSP

Norma Morosan and Shannon Sayers share a common bond – a desire to help women who want their breast implants removed afford the surgery, in light of findings that certain implants have been linked to cancer. (Tracy Holmes photo)
The owner of the Smuggler’s Inn in Blaine has won an application to have the Canadian government fund his defence against human-smuggling-related charges. (File photo)

Canada to pay legal fees for U.S. inn owner accused of human-smuggling

Robert Boule’s ‘Rowbotham application’ granted Friday in B.C. Supreme Court

The owner of the Smuggler’s Inn in Blaine has won an application to have the Canadian government fund his defence against human-smuggling-related charges. (File photo)
More than a dozen businesses along Marine Drive have permanently closed over the past few years. White Rock council wants the Community Charter amended to give cities authority to tax commercial and residential properties that sit vacant long-term. (File photo)

B.C. city’s quest to tax vacant homes going to UBCM

Resolution asking for Community Charter amendment to be considered at September convention

More than a dozen businesses along Marine Drive have permanently closed over the past few years. White Rock council wants the Community Charter amended to give cities authority to tax commercial and residential properties that sit vacant long-term. (File photo)
Gabe Batstone, accompanied by his wife Stephanie, speaks with the media outside court in New Westminster. Gabe’s ex-wife, Lisa Batstone, who was convicted in March of second degree murder in the death of their daughter Teagan, 8, is being sentenced today (Wednesday) in B.C. Supreme Court. (Tracy Holmes photo)

Crown wants 16 to 18 years of parole ineligibility for B.C. mother who killed daughter

Lisa Batstone was found guilty in March of second-degree murder of eight-year-old Teagan

Gabe Batstone, accompanied by his wife Stephanie, speaks with the media outside court in New Westminster. Gabe’s ex-wife, Lisa Batstone, who was convicted in March of second degree murder in the death of their daughter Teagan, 8, is being sentenced today (Wednesday) in B.C. Supreme Court. (Tracy Holmes photo)
A female grey whale was found dead in the waters off Boundary Bay Wednesday morning. (Contributed photo)

Sixth grey whale found dead off B.C. coast in 2019

Marine mammal response team and Coast Guard are in the waters off Centennial Beach

A female grey whale was found dead in the waters off Boundary Bay Wednesday morning. (Contributed photo)
Peninsula United Church Rev. Janice Young (far left) and redevelopment committee members Fae Chato-Manchuk, Jean Kromm (sitting), Jean Macdonald, Harvey Manchuk and Kees Koster marvel at the 1957 newspaper found with a time capsule in the soon-to-be-demolished First United Church building. (Tracy Holmes photo)

Time capsule found in wall of White Rock church slated for demolition

‘Opportunity to say goodbye to First United’ set for Sunday

Peninsula United Church Rev. Janice Young (far left) and redevelopment committee members Fae Chato-Manchuk, Jean Kromm (sitting), Jean Macdonald, Harvey Manchuk and Kees Koster marvel at the 1957 newspaper found with a time capsule in the soon-to-be-demolished First United Church building. (Tracy Holmes photo)
The family of Jaskaran Bhangal addresses media in a renewed call for information that could help police solve the 17-year-old’s death. Bhangal and Jason Jhutty were found shot to death one year ago today in South Surrey. (Tracy Holmes photo)

’Someone out there knows what happened’ to teens killed a year ago in Surrey: sister

Families of victims in 2018 homicide appeal for information

The family of Jaskaran Bhangal addresses media in a renewed call for information that could help police solve the 17-year-old’s death. Bhangal and Jason Jhutty were found shot to death one year ago today in South Surrey. (Tracy Holmes photo)
Bhavkiran Dhesi’s body was found Aug. 2, 2017 in South Surrey. (Contributed photo)

Sister of man accused in South Surrey torched-SUV killing makes court appearance

Inderdeep Kaur Deo appeared before Surrey judge by video

Bhavkiran Dhesi’s body was found Aug. 2, 2017 in South Surrey. (Contributed photo)
Zach Plett with his (from left) older sister Callie, mom Maggie and younger sister Cassie, taken at his grandfather’s 95th birthday party, just over a year before Zach died. (Contributed photo)

Grieving mom says son who died in B.C. recovery house ‘would’ve been better off homeless’

Zach Plett, 21, was found dead in a recovery-house bed on Dec. 15, 2018

Zach Plett with his (from left) older sister Callie, mom Maggie and younger sister Cassie, taken at his grandfather’s 95th birthday party, just over a year before Zach died. (Contributed photo)
IHIT Supt. Donna Richardson announces charges in connection with Bhavkiran Dhesi’s August 2017 death. (Tracy Holmes photo)

Man charged after Surrey teen girl found in torched-out SUV

Teen’s body found in 18700-block of 24 Avenue in August 2017

IHIT Supt. Donna Richardson announces charges in connection with Bhavkiran Dhesi’s August 2017 death. (Tracy Holmes photo)
Port Moody Rev. Tom Cheung died May 2 in a fiery crash at the Douglas border in South Surrey. (GoFundMe photo)

Scammers set up fake online fundraiser for family of B.C. border crash victim

Fraudulent GoFundMe page caught and shut down, as real campaign nears $100K goal

Port Moody Rev. Tom Cheung died May 2 in a fiery crash at the Douglas border in South Surrey. (GoFundMe photo)
White Rock’s Brighton MacDonald says identity theft has haunted him for the past two years, most recently on May 1, when he was arrested in South Surrey. (Aaron Hinks photo)

Roadside arrest for B.C. man whose ID was stolen two years ago

White Rock’s Brighton MacDonald says he continues to be haunted by identity theft

White Rock’s Brighton MacDonald says identity theft has haunted him for the past two years, most recently on May 1, when he was arrested in South Surrey. (Aaron Hinks photo)