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Delta Photo Club is pleased to have Liron Gertsman return to present “Northern British Columbia: My Favourite Place on Earth” on Wednesday, Feb. 1, from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m., via Zoom. (Liron Gertsman/submitted photo)

Northern B.C. focus of next Delta Photo Club workshop

Zoom presentation featuring award-winning photographer and biologist Liron Gertsman on Feb. 1

Delta Photo Club is pleased to have Liron Gertsman return to present “Northern British Columbia: My Favourite Place on Earth” on Wednesday, Feb. 1, from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m., via Zoom. (Liron Gertsman/submitted photo)
After 46 years in operation, venerable North Delta watering hole the Delta Lion Pub is closing its doors for good on Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2023. (James Smith photo)

North Delta pub closing its doors after 46 years in business

Last ‘last call’ at Delta Lion Pub set for Tuesday, Jan. 31

After 46 years in operation, venerable North Delta watering hole the Delta Lion Pub is closing its doors for good on Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2023. (James Smith photo)
Vehicles clog the Alex Fraser Bridge at 3:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 23, 2023 as Delta police negotiate with a man in mental health crisis. (drivebc.ca photo)

Drivers skirt barricade, interfere with Delta police dealing with man in mental health crisis

The incident closed the Alex Fraser Bridge southbound for eight hours on Monday, Jan. 23

Vehicles clog the Alex Fraser Bridge at 3:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 23, 2023 as Delta police negotiate with a man in mental health crisis. (drivebc.ca photo)
Delta police are crediting an off-duty Delta firefighter, off-duty RCMP officer and a Good Samaritan with saving the life of a driver trapped in their burning vehicle following a crash in North Delta the morning of Thursday, Jan. 19, 2023. (Delta Police Department photo)

Off-duty first responders, Good Samaritan save life of driver in North Delta crash

Five-vehicle collision closed Highway 10 between Scott Road and Highway 91 Thursday (Jan. 19)

Delta police are crediting an off-duty Delta firefighter, off-duty RCMP officer and a Good Samaritan with saving the life of a driver trapped in their burning vehicle following a crash in North Delta the morning of Thursday, Jan. 19, 2023. (Delta Police Department photo)
For the second year in a row, a beachfront Tsawwassen property at 436 Centennial Parkway that features a miniature golf course and outdoor pool is Delta’s most valuable home, according to recently-released B.C. property assessments. (Google Maps screenshot)

Nine of the 10 most valuable Delta homes along Tsawwassen shoreline

No North Delta homes cracked the top 40 based on 2023 property assessments

For the second year in a row, a beachfront Tsawwassen property at 436 Centennial Parkway that features a miniature golf course and outdoor pool is Delta’s most valuable home, according to recently-released B.C. property assessments. (Google Maps screenshot)
The Pacific Junior Hockey League has penalized the Delta Ice Hawks eight points for rostering an ineligible player in four of the team’s recent wins.

UPDATE: Delta Ice Hawks forfeit four games for having ineligible player on roster

Team says registration system error led to an affiliate player’s name not being posted to roster

The Pacific Junior Hockey League has penalized the Delta Ice Hawks eight points for rostering an ineligible player in four of the team’s recent wins.
The Vancouver Cello Quartet will perform at the North Delta Centre for the Arts on Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2023 as part of a new concert series held in partnership with the Vancouver Chamber Music Society and the City of Delta. (Vancouver Chamber Music Society/submitted photo)

‘World-class’ chamber music coming to North Delta Centre for the Arts

Concert series starts with an afternoon performance by the Vancouver Cello Quartet on Jan. 31

The Vancouver Cello Quartet will perform at the North Delta Centre for the Arts on Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2023 as part of a new concert series held in partnership with the Vancouver Chamber Music Society and the City of Delta. (Vancouver Chamber Music Society/submitted photo)
Elementary students across the Delta School District now have the opportunity to learn how to ride a bike as part of a new physical literacy initiative. (Delta School District photo)

North Delta students making great strides with new balance bikes

Gibson Elementary students among first to ride the bikes as part of a physical literacy initiative

Elementary students across the Delta School District now have the opportunity to learn how to ride a bike as part of a new physical literacy initiative. (Delta School District photo)
Students play on Jarvis Traditional Elementary’s new accessible playground, which officially opened on Friday, Jan. 13, 2023. (James Smith photo)

PHOTOS: Jarvis community celebrates opening of new accessible playground

Ceremony comes after nine years of fundraising and advocacy by parents at the North Delta elementary

Students play on Jarvis Traditional Elementary’s new accessible playground, which officially opened on Friday, Jan. 13, 2023. (James Smith photo)
Delta police are warning the public after receiving 33 reports of stolen catalytic converters since Jan. 1, 2023. (Delta Police Department photo)

Rash of catalytic converter thefts prompts warning from Delta police

33 catalytic converter thefts have been reporter to the DPD since Jan. 1

Delta police are warning the public after receiving 33 reports of stolen catalytic converters since Jan. 1, 2023. (Delta Police Department photo)
Trent Reid has been appointed the City of Delta’s new director of parks, recreation and culture. (City of Delta/submitted photo)

New director for Delta’s parks, recreation and culture department

Trent Reid most recently served as the parks department’s deputy director of major projects

Trent Reid has been appointed the City of Delta’s new director of parks, recreation and culture. (City of Delta/submitted photo)
(Delta Police Department photo)

One arrested after attempted carjacking in North Delta

Police arrested one man, who is scheduled to appear in court Jan. 12

(Delta Police Department photo)
Prince George Cougars defenceman Ethan Samson has signed an entry-level NHL contract with the Philadelphia Flyer. (Brett Cullen/Prince George Cougars photo)

North Deltas Ethan Samson signs with NHL’s Flyers

Prince George Cougars blueliner was drafted by Philadelphia in the sixth round of the 2021 draft

Prince George Cougars defenceman Ethan Samson has signed an entry-level NHL contract with the Philadelphia Flyer. (Brett Cullen/Prince George Cougars photo)
More than 400 people plunged into the frigid waters of Boundary Bay at Centennial Beach on Sunday, Jan. 1 to celebrate the start of 2023 with the return of Delta’s Polar Bear Swim after a two-year hiatus due to COVID-19 restrictions. (James Smith photo)

Hundreds ring in the new year at Delta Polar Bear Swim

More than 400 people took part in the event’s return after a two-year absence due to COVID-19

More than 400 people plunged into the frigid waters of Boundary Bay at Centennial Beach on Sunday, Jan. 1 to celebrate the start of 2023 with the return of Delta’s Polar Bear Swim after a two-year hiatus due to COVID-19 restrictions. (James Smith photo)
(Delta Police Department photo)

Surrey youth arrested after Delta shooting

Police say a Tsawwassen residence was mistakenly targeted but no one was injured

(Delta Police Department photo)
Delta city hall. (James Smith photo)

Delta council sunsetting most committees in favour of a ‘Committee of the Whole’

Move intended to streamline the decision-making process, improve transparency

Delta city hall. (James Smith photo)
(Delta Police Department photo)

Mayor says E-Comm failing to provide necessary services to Delta police

Harvie urging province to take action as long wait times lead to abandoned calls, erode public trust

(Delta Police Department photo)
Snow geese graze on a Westham Island farm’s fallow field. (James Smith photo)

Province funding Delta ‘regenerative agriculture’ project in Fraser River estuary

Delta Farmland and Wildlife Trust programs help farmers improve soil, mitigate effect of climate change

Snow geese graze on a Westham Island farm’s fallow field. (James Smith photo)
Delta school board chair Val Windsor, Delta Mayor George Harvie and Guru Nanak Food Bank general secretary Neeraj Walia at the soft opening of GNFB’s new North Delta location on Monday, Dec. 19, 2022. (City of Delta photo)

North Delta food bank now open, seven days a week

Guru Nanak Food Bank ‘soft opened’ Monday in the former Southridge Hardware at 112th St. and 84th Ave.

Delta school board chair Val Windsor, Delta Mayor George Harvie and Guru Nanak Food Bank general secretary Neeraj Walia at the soft opening of GNFB’s new North Delta location on Monday, Dec. 19, 2022. (City of Delta photo)
Reach Child and Youth Development Society fundraising co-ordinator Tamara Veitch accepts a cheque for $5,000 from Rod Morgan, operations manager at Fraserway RV. (Reach Child and Youth Development Society/submitted photo)

Fraserway RV gifts $5,000 to Delta’s Reach Society

Second year in a row the company’s employees have chosen Reach for Fraserway’s holiday donation

Reach Child and Youth Development Society fundraising co-ordinator Tamara Veitch accepts a cheque for $5,000 from Rod Morgan, operations manager at Fraserway RV. (Reach Child and Youth Development Society/submitted photo)