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(clockwise, from top-left) Val Mihelic, Leighton Hoffman, Tahlia Wine and Sen Longkumer star in Trinity Western University’s upcoming production of “The Miracle Worker,” set to run Oct. 25 through Nov. 5. (Submitted photo)

North Delta actors helping bring story of Helen Keller to TWU stage

‘The Miracle Worker,’ based on Keller’s autobiography, runs Oct. 25 to Nov. 5

(clockwise, from top-left) Val Mihelic, Leighton Hoffman, Tahlia Wine and Sen Longkumer star in Trinity Western University’s upcoming production of “The Miracle Worker,” set to run Oct. 25 through Nov. 5. (Submitted photo)
Delta Chamber of Commerce executive director Jill McKnight (left) and then-board chair Yvonne Anderson on stage at the 70th Hats Off to Excellence Awards Gala on Friday, Nov. 19, 2021. (Delta Chamber of Commerce/Facebook photo)

Finalists announced for Delta Chamber’s 2022 Hats Off to Excellence Awards

Awards to be handed out in seven categories during gala celebration at Tsawwassen Springs on Nov. 18

Delta Chamber of Commerce executive director Jill McKnight (left) and then-board chair Yvonne Anderson on stage at the 70th Hats Off to Excellence Awards Gala on Friday, Nov. 19, 2021. (Delta Chamber of Commerce/Facebook photo)
(from left) Delview Thanks 4 Giving committee members Khushboo Pangalia, Seerit Pooni, Celine Mohamed and Joshua Thoreson. (James Smith photo)

North Delta school’s Thanks 4 Giving food drive back in-person

Delview Secondary holding 30th annual event benefiting Surrey Food Bank and Deltassist Oct. 27

(from left) Delview Thanks 4 Giving committee members Khushboo Pangalia, Seerit Pooni, Celine Mohamed and Joshua Thoreson. (James Smith photo)
Delta Mayor-elect George Harvie (centre) addresses supporters at Achieving for Delta’s election night celebration at Tsawwassen Springs on Saturday, Oct. 15, 2022. Pictured with Harvie, from left, are councillor-elect Daniel Boisvert, trustees-elect Nimmi Daula and Erica Beard, and trustee candidate Maury Kask. (Submitted photo)

Election sweep signals era of collaboration between Delta school board, city council

Achieving for Delta slate won race for mayor, all six council seats and six of seven on school board

Delta Mayor-elect George Harvie (centre) addresses supporters at Achieving for Delta’s election night celebration at Tsawwassen Springs on Saturday, Oct. 15, 2022. Pictured with Harvie, from left, are councillor-elect Daniel Boisvert, trustees-elect Nimmi Daula and Erica Beard, and trustee candidate Maury Kask. (Submitted photo)
Delta Mayor-elect George Harvie thanks supporters at the Achieving for Delta election night celebration at Tsawwassen Springs on Saturday, Oct. 15, 2022. (Submitted photo)

Delta elects its first councillors of colour as Harvie’s slate sweeps race

Harvie re-elected mayor while Achieving for Delta takes all seats on council, six on school board

Delta Mayor-elect George Harvie thanks supporters at the Achieving for Delta election night celebration at Tsawwassen Springs on Saturday, Oct. 15, 2022. (Submitted photo)
The Delta Sports Hall of Fame will honour its class of 2022 during an awards banquet at the Coast Tsawwassen Inn on Saturday, Oct. 29. Top row: inductees Howard Tsumura, Laverne Theis, Jeff Skinner, Linda Jervis, Gerry White and Todd Clarke; sports champion Sophie Gower. Middle row: sports champions Syra Toor, Jacob Holt, Marika Lyszczyk, Tristan Jarry, Mark Pinkard, Lucky Toor and Linda Graham. Bottom row: sports champions Team Bowles, inductee Brian Candy of Meridian Farm Market, and sport champions SDSS Senior Girls AAA soccer team. Not pictured: sport champion Russell Howlett. (Photos provided by the Delta Sports Hall of Fame)

Delta Sports Hall of Fame names its class of 2022

Inductees and sports champions to be honoured at gala banquet on Saturday, Oct. 29

The Delta Sports Hall of Fame will honour its class of 2022 during an awards banquet at the Coast Tsawwassen Inn on Saturday, Oct. 29. Top row: inductees Howard Tsumura, Laverne Theis, Jeff Skinner, Linda Jervis, Gerry White and Todd Clarke; sports champion Sophie Gower. Middle row: sports champions Syra Toor, Jacob Holt, Marika Lyszczyk, Tristan Jarry, Mark Pinkard, Lucky Toor and Linda Graham. Bottom row: sports champions Team Bowles, inductee Brian Candy of Meridian Farm Market, and sport champions SDSS Senior Girls AAA soccer team. Not pictured: sport champion Russell Howlett. (Photos provided by the Delta Sports Hall of Fame)
(Delta Police Department photo)

Man charged after allegedly threatening drivers in Tsawwassen with handgun

Zachery Frederick Rider, 42, of no fixed address, facing five charges stemming from Oct. 11 incident

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

Delta looking for residents to join poverty working group

City looking for eight people from diverse backgrounds for ‘action-oriented’ Community Voices Table

Delta city hall. (James Smith photo)
The Delta Literary Arts Society is hosting “Killer Verse: Our Second Night of Literary Terror” at the North Delta Centre for the Arts on Saturday, Oct. 22, 2022. (Delta Literary Arts Society image)

Halloween-themed show coming to North Delta Centre for the Arts

Spooky stories highlight Delta Literary Arts Society’s second annual Killer Verse event

The Delta Literary Arts Society is hosting “Killer Verse: Our Second Night of Literary Terror” at the North Delta Centre for the Arts on Saturday, Oct. 22, 2022. (Delta Literary Arts Society image)
Fifteen candidates are running to serve on Delta’s school board: (Top row, from left) Nuno Antunes, Erica Beard, Nimmi Daula, Andrea DeWolff and Ammen Dhillon; (middle row, from left) Masako Gooch, Carmen Halpenny, Alisa Horth, Nick Kanakos and Maury Kask; (bottom row, from left) Joe Muego, Bruce Reid, Whitney Saip Dyck, Daniel Tonn and Val Windsor. (submitted photos)

Candidates for Delta school board share their top issues

The Reporter asked candidates to identify top issues for voters and say how they’ll address them

Fifteen candidates are running to serve on Delta’s school board: (Top row, from left) Nuno Antunes, Erica Beard, Nimmi Daula, Andrea DeWolff and Ammen Dhillon; (middle row, from left) Masako Gooch, Carmen Halpenny, Alisa Horth, Nick Kanakos and Maury Kask; (bottom row, from left) Joe Muego, Bruce Reid, Whitney Saip Dyck, Daniel Tonn and Val Windsor. (submitted photos)
Thirteen candidates are running for Delta council: (top row, from left) Maha Balakumar, Rod Binder, Daniel Boisvert, Duncan Callander and Jessie Dosanjh; (middle row, from left) Alicia Guichon, Julien Jacques and Jennifer Johal; (bottom row, from left) Moneca Kolvyn, Dylan Kruger, Brian Read, Stephan Sun and Pamela Swanigan. (submitted photos; Duncan Callander photo by James Smith)

Delta council candidates share their top issues

The Reporter asked candidates to identify top issues for voters and say how they’ll address them

Thirteen candidates are running for Delta council: (top row, from left) Maha Balakumar, Rod Binder, Daniel Boisvert, Duncan Callander and Jessie Dosanjh; (middle row, from left) Alicia Guichon, Julien Jacques and Jennifer Johal; (bottom row, from left) Moneca Kolvyn, Dylan Kruger, Brian Read, Stephan Sun and Pamela Swanigan. (submitted photos; Duncan Callander photo by James Smith)
(from left) Candidates for Delta mayor George Harvie, Joginder Randhawa and Peter van der Velden. (submitted photos)

Candidates for Delta mayor share their top issues

The Reporter asked candidates to identify top issues for voters and say how they’ll address them

(from left) Candidates for Delta mayor George Harvie, Joginder Randhawa and Peter van der Velden. (submitted photos)
The new Nordel Way crossing over Highway 91 opens to traffic on Friday, Oct. 7, 2022. (Province of British Columbia/Flickr photo)

New crossing at Nordel Way and Highway 91 opens Friday

Crossing is last interchange being built as part of Highway 91/17 and Deltaport Way Upgrade Project

The new Nordel Way crossing over Highway 91 opens to traffic on Friday, Oct. 7, 2022. (Province of British Columbia/Flickr photo)
(City of Delta image)

Open auditions for City of Delta’s first in-house produced play

Cast for “Murder For Two” happening Oct. 11 at North Delta Centre for the Arts

(City of Delta image)
Fraser Valley Regional Library has added disc golf kits to its lending library. (Fraser Valley Regional Library photo)

Disc golf kits fly into Fraser Valley Regional Library

Kits include two three-disc sets and can be reserved online

Fraser Valley Regional Library has added disc golf kits to its lending library. (Fraser Valley Regional Library photo)
The Delta School District’s new journey canoe Wave Warrior pulls into Captain’s Cove at the mouth of the Deas Slough during its maiden voyage on Friday, Sept. 23, 2022. (Delta School District photo)

Delta School District holds traditional ceremony for launch of new journey canoe

39-foot ‘Wave Warrior’ to be used in leadership program for students with Indigenous ancestry

The Delta School District’s new journey canoe Wave Warrior pulls into Captain’s Cove at the mouth of the Deas Slough during its maiden voyage on Friday, Sept. 23, 2022. (Delta School District photo)
Delta police are investigating a fatal pedestrian-involved collision that took place around 6:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2022 at the intersection of 112th Street and 80th Avenue in North Delta. (Shane MacKichan photo)

Police investigating fatal pedestrian-involved crash in North Delta

Police say the driver involved left the scene but has since come forward and is co-operating

Delta police are investigating a fatal pedestrian-involved collision that took place around 6:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2022 at the intersection of 112th Street and 80th Avenue in North Delta. (Shane MacKichan photo)
Delta City Hall, North Delta Centre for the Arts and North Delta Recreation Centre will be lit up in orange this week leading up to the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on Friday, Sept. 30. (City of Delta/Twitter photo)

Tsawwassen walk, blanket exercises in Delta to mark National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Tsawwassen First Nation, City of Delta events to honour ongoing legacy of residential school system

Delta City Hall, North Delta Centre for the Arts and North Delta Recreation Centre will be lit up in orange this week leading up to the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on Friday, Sept. 30. (City of Delta/Twitter photo)
Delta Mayor George Harvie (submitted photo)

Delta mayor urges province to wave recycling levy for printed newspaper

Harive argues EPR fees hurt local papers that ‘play a vital role’ in keeping communities informed

Delta Mayor George Harvie (submitted photo)
The Delta Police Department is asking for the public’s feedback as it considers expanding the use of body-worn cameras to more front-line patrol officers. (Delta Police Department photo)

Public input sought as Delta police look at expanding use of body-worn cameras

Department currently has 16 cameras for use by anti-gang and traffic section officers

The Delta Police Department is asking for the public’s feedback as it considers expanding the use of body-worn cameras to more front-line patrol officers. (Delta Police Department photo)