The local legion has found a buyer for the Legion Tower, a 89-unit apartment building.
Raising more than $62,000, Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows residents have exceeded last year's donations to the poppy campaign.
The main street of Haney has been dedicated to its veterans, a tree has been erected in Memorial Peace Park to commemorate the peace brought about by its veterans, and a mosaic is embedded into the street to showcase Canada's military.
The first poppy donation figures have come in, and as of Monday afternoon almost $25,000 had been raised for veterans in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows.
The Royal Canadian Legion is building a "Virtual Wall of Honour and Remembrance" to honour all deceased veterans.
A frightening early morning fire Tuesday gutted an unoccupied Garrison Crossing townhouse and shocked neighbours.
The Royal Canadian Legion Branch 88 is one step closer to selling the Legion Towers after two-thirds of its member voted to proceed with marketing the building on 224th Street.
A suspect in the 2010 Pitt Meadows rave case was in court again this week, this time for breaching the conditions of his bail.
If an 89-unit apartment building is sold by the local legion, the branch plans to guarantee that current tenants won't see any large rent hikes.
The local legion is "floating" the idea of selling off one of its rental properties that provides low-income housing to veterans and seniors.
Four years after the idea was first bounced around, a section of 224th Street was finally dedicated in 2011 to those people who served in Canada's military.
Jim MacDonald, president of the local legion, was doing his part to sell poppies in front of Save-On-Foods. A homeless women wearing about five layers of clothing approached him and said she needed a poppy. She then dug into her pocket, pulled out 12 cents, and asked "is this enough?"
With symbolic street signage in place downtown, just in time for Remembrance Day, a project Maple Ridge Legion member Al Casswell lobbied for about a decade ago will finally see the light of day.
Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows citizens support their veterans like no other communities.
For the 10th year, Margaret Kury will lead the Remembrance Day ceremonies in Maple Ridge.
Metal thieves have stolen a war memorial plaque from Memorial Peace Park in Maple Ridge.
The Remembrance Day parade this year will take place on the new Veterans Way.
8 a.m. Pitt Meadows Lions Club pancake breakfast. -- 8 a.m. Annual 8-km Athletes in Kind runs begin.
Chilliwack is better prepared for an emergency after city officials unveiled two new trailers that will allow for the transportation of hundreds of cots and other vital equipment.