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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)
Effective Monday (Sept. 12), the City of Delta will be instituting revised public swimming times at all of its aquatic centres, including the pool at North Delta’s Sungod Recreation Centre. (City of Delta/Twitter photo)

Thanks to lifeguard shortage, Delta’s reduced public swim times take effect Monday

New schedules go into effect Sept. 12 at Sungod pool, Ladner Leisure Centre, Winskill Aquatic Centre

Effective Monday (Sept. 12), the City of Delta will be instituting revised public swimming times at all of its aquatic centres, including the pool at North Delta’s Sungod Recreation Centre. (City of Delta/Twitter photo)
The Delta Photo Club begins its 2022/2023 season with a Zoom meeting on Sept. 7 and an in-person outdoor workshop on Sept. 10. (Karoline Cullen/Delta Photo Club photo)

Delta Photo Club kicking off new season with in-person outdoor workshop

Inaugural meeting to be held on Sept. 7 via Zoom; first workshop/outing happening on Sept. 10

The Delta Photo Club begins its 2022/2023 season with a Zoom meeting on Sept. 7 and an in-person outdoor workshop on Sept. 10. (Karoline Cullen/Delta Photo Club photo)
Delta city hall. (James Smith photo)

Candidate nominations open in Delta municipal election

One mayor, six councillor candidates have declared to date while nine are vying for school board

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

Delta getting $279K to support city’s unhoused population

Funding part of second intake of the province’s Strengthening Communities’ Services program

Delta city hall. (James Smith photo)
Children taking part in Reach Child and Youth Development Society’s Summer Series camp enjoy Deas Island Regional Park in Delta. (Reach Child and Youth Development Society photo)

First West Foundation grant supports summer camps for Delta kids with special needs

$20K provided through Envision Financial Community Endowment to support Reach Summer Series camps

Children taking part in Reach Child and Youth Development Society’s Summer Series camp enjoy Deas Island Regional Park in Delta. (Reach Child and Youth Development Society photo)
The Delta Community Animal Shelter currently has over a dozen rabbits looking for a home amid an increase in the number of abandoned pets being found in Delta parks and neighbourhoods. (City of Delta/Twitter photo)

Rabbits available for adoption as Delta sees increase in abandoned pets

Delta Community Animal Shelter currently has over a dozen rabbits looking for a home

The Delta Community Animal Shelter currently has over a dozen rabbits looking for a home amid an increase in the number of abandoned pets being found in Delta parks and neighbourhoods. (City of Delta/Twitter photo)
Canada Border Services Agency officers in Delta seized nearly 900 kilograms of suspected illegal cannabis bound for export in a pair of busts on May 26 and June 26, 2022. (Canada Border Services Agency photo)

CBSA in Delta seizes almost 900 kg of illegal cannabis bound for export

The illicit product was found in vacuum-sealed bags packed in marine shipping containers

Canada Border Services Agency officers in Delta seized nearly 900 kilograms of suspected illegal cannabis bound for export in a pair of busts on May 26 and June 26, 2022. (Canada Border Services Agency photo)
Streamkeeper Pete Willows holds dead cutthroat trout and coho salmon from a fish kill in Cougar Creek the weekend of Aug. 20, 2022. The incident happened downstream from the Westview Drive stormwater discharge culvert. (Deborah Jones/submitted photo)

Dozens of dead fish found in North Delta creek

Dead salmon, trout in Cougar Creek ‘apparently poisoned’ by toxins flushed from roadway by rainwater

Streamkeeper Pete Willows holds dead cutthroat trout and coho salmon from a fish kill in Cougar Creek the weekend of Aug. 20, 2022. The incident happened downstream from the Westview Drive stormwater discharge culvert. (Deborah Jones/submitted photo)
Tsawwassen artist Gary Nay, pictured here working on his Ladner Village mural in May of 2020, has been commissioned to create an original 150-square-metre work of art for the new Cascades Casino Delta. (City of Delta/Facebook photo)

Delta artist commissioned to create mural for new casino

The 150-square-metre Gary Nay original will be unveiled at the casino’s grand opening this fall

Tsawwassen artist Gary Nay, pictured here working on his Ladner Village mural in May of 2020, has been commissioned to create an original 150-square-metre work of art for the new Cascades Casino Delta. (City of Delta/Facebook photo)
BCGEU union members take to the picket line at the BC Liquor Distribution Branch’s Delta distribution centre on Monday, Aug. 15, 2022. (James Smith/North Delta Reporter)

VIDEO: B.C. public service workers begin job action amid bargaining breakdown

BCGEU president Stephanie Smith part of picket lineat the BC Liquor Distribution Branch’s centre in Delta

BCGEU union members take to the picket line at the BC Liquor Distribution Branch’s Delta distribution centre on Monday, Aug. 15, 2022. (James Smith/North Delta Reporter)
Construction of the new Cascades Casino Delta is well under way, and Gateway Casinos & Entertainment is looking to fill hundreds of positions before the facility opens this fall. (James Smith photo)

Five job fairs to fill hundreds of positions at new Delta casino

In-person hiring events to be held in Ladner Aug. 16, 18, 23, 24 and 25

Construction of the new Cascades Casino Delta is well under way, and Gateway Casinos & Entertainment is looking to fill hundreds of positions before the facility opens this fall. (James Smith photo)
Delta police are asking for the public’s help in locating 38-year-old Ashley Marie Troy of North Delta, last seen the afternoon of Aug. 3, 2022. (Delta Police Department photo)

UPDATE: Missing North Delta woman found

Ashley Marie Troy, 38, was last seen by her family at home the afternoon of Aug. 3

Delta police are asking for the public’s help in locating 38-year-old Ashley Marie Troy of North Delta, last seen the afternoon of Aug. 3, 2022. (Delta Police Department photo)
Delta city hall. (James Smith photo)

All quiet on the election front as Delta candidate deadline nears

Only one mayor, six councillor candidates declared to date; nine vying for seven-seat school board

Delta city hall. (James Smith photo)
Retired teacher Mary Lou Owen (centre) donated $197,726 towards the purchase of a state-of-the-art central monitoring system for Delta Hospital’s busy emergency department. Story on page 7.

Longtime resident donates over $197K to Delta Hospital ER

Mary Lou Owen’s gift to fund the purchase of a state-of-the-art central monitoring system

Retired teacher Mary Lou Owen (centre) donated $197,726 towards the purchase of a state-of-the-art central monitoring system for Delta Hospital’s busy emergency department. Story on page 7.
North Delta’s George Mackie Library. (Fraser Valley Regional Library photo)

UPDATE: Outreach services resume at re-opened North Delta library

The George Mackie Library opened its doors Aug. 8 after a two-month closure for renovations

North Delta’s George Mackie Library. (Fraser Valley Regional Library photo)
DPD Const. Joel Thirsk (pictured with CACP EDI committee co-chair Deputy Chief Farica Prince, left, and Axon Public Safety Canada senior vice-president Vishal Dhir, centre) was presented the CACP/Axon Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Leadership Award during the opening ceremonies of the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police annual conference in Quebec City on Sunday, Aug. 7, 2022. (Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police/submitted photo)

Delta officer honoured with national police award

Const. Joel Thirsk recognized for his leadership within DPD’s Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Unit

DPD Const. Joel Thirsk (pictured with CACP EDI committee co-chair Deputy Chief Farica Prince, left, and Axon Public Safety Canada senior vice-president Vishal Dhir, centre) was presented the CACP/Axon Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Leadership Award during the opening ceremonies of the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police annual conference in Quebec City on Sunday, Aug. 7, 2022. (Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police/submitted photo)
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