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Maria Rantanen

Maria Rantanen

Maria Rantanen covers the city hall and education beats for the Richmond News but she also enjoys delving into stories about farming and the future of Richmond.

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mrantanen@richmond-news.com

Recent Work by Maria

Bear spray allegedly used in road rage incident on Steveston Highway

Bear spray allegedly used in road rage incident on Steveston Highway

Richmond RCMP are asking the public for dash cam footage of a Dec. 27 incident.
Update: Missing man, last seen in Richmond, found safe

Update: Missing man, last seen in Richmond, found safe

A 34-year-old Vancouver man was last seen in Richmond on Dec. 12.
1,500 pieces of luggage still looking for owners at YVR

1,500 pieces of luggage still looking for owners at YVR

The airport is asking passengers whose baggage is missing to contact their airline.
Update: 1,000 pieces of luggage still looking for owners at YVR

Update: 1,000 pieces of luggage still looking for owners at YVR

The airport is asking passengers whose baggage is missing to contact their airline.
International arrivals limited due to runway congestion at YVR

International arrivals limited due to runway congestion at YVR

Travellers are encouraged to check with their airlines before arriving at the airport.
Richmond RCMP confirms investigation into 'alleged' Chinese police station

Richmond RCMP confirms investigation into 'alleged' Chinese police station

Glacier Media reported a black SUV was parked near the Wenzhou Friendship Society on Saturday and Sunday.
Youth want homes, jobs, friends before treatment for substances

Youth want homes, jobs, friends before treatment for substances

A study of young people struggling with drugs and homelessness points out many services remind them of traumatic institutional experiences.
Richmond doctor banned for life from practicing medicine in B.C.

Richmond doctor banned for life from practicing medicine in B.C.

Dr. Gustavo Carvalho has been reprimanded many times by the College of Physicians and Surgeons dating back to 1993.
Remembrance: Young Indigenous soldier fought at Vimy Ridge

Remembrance: Young Indigenous soldier fought at Vimy Ridge

Private Edward Williams was perhaps only 15 when he signed up to fight in the "Great War."
Richmond trick-or-treater ends up in hospital after eating THC candy

Richmond trick-or-treater ends up in hospital after eating THC candy

Only one child out of a group ate THC candy after being out on Halloween on Monday night.
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