Posts Tagged ‘ 16th Avenue ’

Curtain falls on Kistilano’s Ridge Theatre

February 4, 2013

It was an emotional night for those who enjoyed the last show at a Kitsilano landmark Sunday. The iconic Ridge Theatre is now closed, making way for new condo development. The theatre has been screening movies at Arbutus Street and 16th Avenue since 1950. Movie-goers say it’s a big loss:   “I’m really sad that’s there’s [...]

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Locals say dangerous road needs upgrade

September 14, 2012

Residents of Langley Township say it’s a dangerous stretch of road that needs to be widened. Yesterday, 16th Avenue was the scene of yet another crash, this time near 208th Street. An elderly couple from Surrey was killed when their S-U-V collided head-on with a dump truck. Township Mayor Jack Froese says improving the busy east-west [...]

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UPDATES: Two killed in Langley crash

September 14, 2012
UPDATES: Two killed in Langley crash

Police have released more information about a fatal crash  in Langley. An S-U-V crossed the double yellow line and was in the oncoming lane, then collided head on with a dump truck. The two people in the S-U-V were killed. The driver of the dump truck wasn’t badly hurt. 16th Avenue between 200 and 208 [...]

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Possible hit-and-run in South Surrey with cyclist

July 14, 2012

The RCMP in Surrey are looking for the driver of a dump truck after a possible hit-and-run with a cyclist. Sgt. Paul Reshaur says the woman was riding west along 16th Avenue at 180th Street, when a dump truck and trailer travelling in the same direction clipped her and sent her into the ditch. “The [...]

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Vancouver police will review Paul Boyd shooting after video surfaces, Chief Jim Chu vows

June 1, 2012

Chief Jim Chu has told the family of Paul Boyd the Vancouver Police Department will ask for a full review of disturbing new video footage showing the injured man crawling across the street just seconds before being fatally shot by an officer. At a press conference Thursday morning, Chu said he has been out of [...]

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