Samantha Anderson

A new website aims to create positive change for the Clayton Heights neighbourhood of Cloverdale. (claytonheightscommunity.com)

B.C. neighbourhood aims to change ‘bad rap’ with ‘good news’ website

United Way funds website project with goal of fostering ‘local love’

A new website aims to create positive change for the Clayton Heights neighbourhood of Cloverdale. (claytonheightscommunity.com)
Cloverdale’s Parker Holbeche-Boyer had some special customers at his free lemonade stand on Thursday, July 18, when Surrey RCMP members and firefighters came by for a glass. (Contributed)

Cops, firefighters support Surrey boy’s lonely lemonade stand

Parker, 7, had few takers until Surrey first responders heard his call

Cloverdale’s Parker Holbeche-Boyer had some special customers at his free lemonade stand on Thursday, July 18, when Surrey RCMP members and firefighters came by for a glass. (Contributed)
Isamu Yamamoto won the World Round-Up Freestyle Skateboarding Championships using not one but two skateboards. (Submitted)

‘It’s a game changer’: 15-year-old wins pro skateboarding contest on two skateboards

‘No one has ever seen it before’ said producer of Cloverdale contest

Isamu Yamamoto won the World Round-Up Freestyle Skateboarding Championships using not one but two skateboards. (Submitted)
Snow White and the Seven Dwarves are a reminder of Bjorn Storness-Bliss’s lost son. They were stolen from his front yard mid-day on Easter Sunday. (Submitted)

Thieves steal five of Seven Dwarves ornaments honouring B.C. couple’s late son

For the second time in a year, several garden ornaments stolen from Cloverdale family’s front garden

Snow White and the Seven Dwarves are a reminder of Bjorn Storness-Bliss’s lost son. They were stolen from his front yard mid-day on Easter Sunday. (Submitted)
Deputy Commissioner Brenda Butterworth-Carr shakes Angela Feltrin’s hand. (Samantha Anderson)

Nurse, truck driver awarded for saving B.C. police officer’s life

Angela Feltrin and Earl Hanes thanked by B.C. RCMP’s top cop

Deputy Commissioner Brenda Butterworth-Carr shakes Angela Feltrin’s hand. (Samantha Anderson)
Man dead in late-night Surrey shooting

Man dead in late-night Surrey shooting

Surrey RCMP called to 13900-block of 58A Avenue Friday night for reports of shots fired

Man dead in late-night Surrey shooting
Maya Lakhanpal, 8, will be competing in the finals of the BC Youth Talent Search on Nov. 25. (Samantha Anderson)

Talent show: B.C. girl, 8, memorizes entire periodic table

Grade 4 student Maya Lakhanpal heads to B.C. talent show finals with unique talent

Maya Lakhanpal, 8, will be competing in the finals of the BC Youth Talent Search on Nov. 25. (Samantha Anderson)
Hazel Amos’ team, A Mother’s Love, will be competing at the upcoming Inside Ride, a fundraiser to support the Childhood Cancer Family Support Society. Shannon Whieldon (right) is a director of the society, and Amos’ good friend and personal trainer. (Samantha Anderson)

B.C. grandma, 96, preps for a bike race with a good cause

Hazel Amos’ team will take on the Inside Ride to raise money for children with cancer

Hazel Amos’ team, A Mother’s Love, will be competing at the upcoming Inside Ride, a fundraiser to support the Childhood Cancer Family Support Society. Shannon Whieldon (right) is a director of the society, and Amos’ good friend and personal trainer. (Samantha Anderson)
Tsawwassen First Nation Chief Bryce Williams speaks at the Thursday morning announcement. (James Smith)

New Amazon warehouse will bring 700 jobs to B.C.

450,000 square foot facility to be built on Tsawwassen First Nation lands

Tsawwassen First Nation Chief Bryce Williams speaks at the Thursday morning announcement. (James Smith)
Ye Olde Piggy Bank owners Joanne Thompson and Freda Mattern. (Samantha Anderson)

After 36 years, an iconic Lower Mainland costume shop will close its doors

Costume rental shop has been a Cloverdale landmark for nearly four decades

Ye Olde Piggy Bank owners Joanne Thompson and Freda Mattern. (Samantha Anderson)
The association of Professional Bull Riders made helmets mandatory in 2013, but only for riders born after 1994. Helmets can decrease a head injury’s severity, but can’t necessarily prevent a concussion from occurring. This rider, pictured at the 2018 Cloverdale Rodeo, wears a cowboy hat. (Samantha Anderson)

Educational videos for rodeo athletes address concussions, mental health

Ty Pozzobon Foundation, Canadian Pro Sports Medicine Team produce series

The association of Professional Bull Riders made helmets mandatory in 2013, but only for riders born after 1994. Helmets can decrease a head injury’s severity, but can’t necessarily prevent a concussion from occurring. This rider, pictured at the 2018 Cloverdale Rodeo, wears a cowboy hat. (Samantha Anderson)
Former B.C. pastor, wife plead not guilty to sexual assault charges

Former B.C. pastor, wife plead not guilty to sexual assault charges

Samuel and Madelaine Emerson plead not guilty, facing charges of sexual assault, threats

Former B.C. pastor, wife plead not guilty to sexual assault charges
Fraser Downs horseman Keith Dicks’ cart flips during Race 7 on Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018. (Elements Casino live feed screenshot)

B.C. racetrack accident leaves two injured men lying on the track for 20 minutes

Driver seriously injured at Cloverdale’s Fraser Downs racetrack

Fraser Downs horseman Keith Dicks’ cart flips during Race 7 on Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018. (Elements Casino live feed screenshot)
Manak, Hudson and Tyler control a robot they built themselves. (Sam Anderson)

Thousands of B.C. students, teachers to receive coding classes, digital skill training

More than 130,000 B.C. students will receive access to programs, including Surrey Centre Elementary

Manak, Hudson and Tyler control a robot they built themselves. (Sam Anderson)
Vandals pour fake blood on statues at B.C. church

Vandals pour fake blood on statues at B.C. church

Church members concerned about string of acts of vandalism and possible escalation

Vandals pour fake blood on statues at B.C. church
Fisher-Price has recalled Soothing Motions Seat and Smart Connect Soothing Motions Seat due to issues with overheating motors. (Fisher-Price)

Fisher-Price recalls infant motion seats due to ‘fire hazard’

Recalled after 36 reports of overheating motors, posing fire risk

Fisher-Price has recalled Soothing Motions Seat and Smart Connect Soothing Motions Seat due to issues with overheating motors. (Fisher-Price)
Research reveals CTE in bull riding athlete

Research reveals CTE in bull riding athlete

Williams Lake Stampede president hopes diagnosis brings about change

Research reveals CTE in bull riding athlete
Bull rider Ty Pozzobon’s donated brain reveals chronic traumatic brain disease

Bull rider Ty Pozzobon’s donated brain reveals chronic traumatic brain disease

UW Medicine researchers say it’s the first confirmed case of CTE in professional bull riding

Bull rider Ty Pozzobon’s donated brain reveals chronic traumatic brain disease
Bull rider Ty Pozzobon’s donated brain reveals chronic traumatic brain disease

Bull rider Ty Pozzobon’s donated brain reveals chronic traumatic brain disease

UW Medicine researchers say it’s the first confirmed case of CTE in professional bull riding

Bull rider Ty Pozzobon’s donated brain reveals chronic traumatic brain disease
This photo, captioned “Epic first night back in the warehouse” shows Samuel Emerson speaking to Youth Church Cloverdale in September 2012. (Samuel Emerson / Instagram)

UPDATE: Cloverdale pastor responds to charges of sexual assault against son

Randy Emerson’s son Samuel Emerson is facing 25 charges, including 13 counts of sexual assault

This photo, captioned “Epic first night back in the warehouse” shows Samuel Emerson speaking to Youth Church Cloverdale in September 2012. (Samuel Emerson / Instagram)