The past year brought some big news in Surrey, White Rock and North Delta. Some news was good, some news was bad and a lot of news was controversial. Here are our picks for top stories of the year, in no particular order:
The byelection to replace the council seat left by the late Mary-Wade Anderson cost the City of White Rock $32,000, said chief elections officer Tracey Arthur.
Four-and-a-half months after Coun. Mary-Wade Anderson passed away, leaving an empty space on council, Bill Lawrence was sworn in as the final member of White Rock Monday.
Four-and-a-half months after Coun. Mary-Wade Anderson passed away, leaving an empty space on council, Bill Lawrence was sworn in as the final member of White Rock council Monday.
After weeks of campaigning by candidates eager to fill the vacant seat on council, Lawrence came out on top following Saturday's byelection.
Would-be voters turned out in droves Tuesday night to see the first and only all-candidates meeting held for the current White Rock byelection.
If last week's advance poll numbers are any indication, White Rock residents may not be too bothered about the upcoming byelection to fill the spot left on council by the late Mary-Wade Anderson.
It looks White Rock voters will get a chance to hear from council byelection candidates in a public forum after all.While it appeared as if there would be no opportunity for candidates to woo voters in a public forum leading up to next month's council byelection, candidates will now get their chance on Tuesday, Oct. 30.
Despite a slow start to the nomination period for the empty seat on White Rock council, the number of candidates vying for the late Mary-Wade Anderson's seat on council jumped to nine in the closing hours of Friday afternoon.
With only one day to go before the nomination period for White Rock's byelection closes, it's looking like the race to replace the late Mary-Wade Anderson on council will be a two-person affair.
Councillors, city workers and members of the South Surrey & White Rock Chamber of Commerce came out Thursday night for the mayor's annual State of the City Address.
A celebration of the life of Mary-Wade Anderson is set for Wednesday, July 11.
The City of White Rock felt a great loss Tuesday evening when 12-year councillor Mary-Wade Anderson passed away at Peace Arch Hospital.
A well-known Mountie is ecstatic to have a photo he shot featured on a massive White Rock billboard.
Mayoralty candidate Wayne Baldwin swept to victory in Saturday's municipal election with 2,169 votes, beating his nearest rival incumbent councillor Lynne Sinclair, who received 1,690 votes.
Voters in White Rock will have four candidates to choose from for mayor when they mark their ballots on Nov. 19. The deadline for nominations to run in the municipal election closed at 4 p.m. on Friday.