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The City of Delta is ready to adopt a ban on the possession, distribution and sale of shark fins, and it will also lobby the provincial and federal government to enact legislation for the same purpose. (Kendra Luckow photo)

Delta to ban shark fin products

The bylaw comes after several false starts and a year of lobbying by a local shark advocate

The City of Delta is ready to adopt a ban on the possession, distribution and sale of shark fins, and it will also lobby the provincial and federal government to enact legislation for the same purpose. (Kendra Luckow photo)
A rendering of the proposed apartment building application on 6950 Nicholson Road. (Keystone Architecture rendering)

North Delta apartment project moving forward

Council gave the Scott and Nicholson development third reading on Feb. 12

A rendering of the proposed apartment building application on 6950 Nicholson Road. (Keystone Architecture rendering)
Olivia and Bella Stumph welcomed guests to grab a book from their little library at their house on 193 Street across from Starr Park. (Saša Lakić)

Clayton’s little neighbourhood libraries are open for business

’Take a book, leave a book’ initiative aims to bring Clayton residents closer together

Olivia and Bella Stumph welcomed guests to grab a book from their little library at their house on 193 Street across from Starr Park. (Saša Lakić)
Grade 10 student Ainslie Glass will be representing Burnsview Secondary at this year’s Hullabaloo, the annual youth poetry festical and competition in Vancouver. (Saša Lakić photo)

Slam poetry creates catharsis for North Delta youth

Burnsview Secondary team gearing up for poetry festival and competition in April

Grade 10 student Ainslie Glass will be representing Burnsview Secondary at this year’s Hullabaloo, the annual youth poetry festical and competition in Vancouver. (Saša Lakić photo)
If MK Delta Lands Group’s proposed industrial park is approved, the City of Delta will receive 132.7 ha (327.8 ac) to protect from future development. (MK Delta Lands Group photo)

MK Delta Lands development another step closer to breaking ground

Delta needs Metro Vancouver’s okay before swapping hundreds of acres and adding it to Burns Bog

If MK Delta Lands Group’s proposed industrial park is approved, the City of Delta will receive 132.7 ha (327.8 ac) to protect from future development. (MK Delta Lands Group photo)
The proposed layout of a new cricket pitch at Delview Park in North Delta. (City of Delta photo)

Delta’s first cricket pitch slated for Delview Park

About 200 active players in the city are playing on BC Mainland Cricket League teams in other cities

The proposed layout of a new cricket pitch at Delview Park in North Delta. (City of Delta photo)
The intersection of Highway 10 and Scott Road in North Delta was one of the top 10 sites for crashes in all of Delta, according to the Delta Police Department. (Saša Lakić Photo)

Police release list of 10 worst crash locations in Delta

Police say there was a 12-per-cent decrease in crashes from 2017 to 2018

The intersection of Highway 10 and Scott Road in North Delta was one of the top 10 sites for crashes in all of Delta, according to the Delta Police Department. (Saša Lakić Photo)
Seaquam Secondary senior Abnash Bassi. (Submitted photo)

North Delta student wins $100K Loran Award scholarship

Seaquam Secondary’s Abnash Bassi is one of 35 finalists chosen from over 5,000 students across Canada

Seaquam Secondary senior Abnash Bassi. (Submitted photo)
The City of Delta has relaxed its previous ban on clothing donation bins. (Saša Lakić photo)

City of Delta shifts stance on ban of clothing donation bins

Bin owners and manufacturers will have to meet one of three criteria to get permission to operate

The City of Delta has relaxed its previous ban on clothing donation bins. (Saša Lakić photo)
(Delta Police Department photo)

Suspect charged in Tsawwassen gas station robbery

Delta police arrested Marc Joseph Schofield, of Delta, in connection with the robbery

(Delta Police Department photo)
Jonathan Côté with his mom, Candice. Côté passed away in May 2018 after a battle with cancer. The North Delta Blue Jays are retiring his jersey this season and are establishing a scholarship in his name. (Photo submitted)

North Delta Blue Jays to retire jersey of late pitcher Jonathan Côté

The organization is also setting up a scholarship in Côté’s name

Jonathan Côté with his mom, Candice. Côté passed away in May 2018 after a battle with cancer. The North Delta Blue Jays are retiring his jersey this season and are establishing a scholarship in his name. (Photo submitted)
The City of Delta will hold an info session on the propose Delta Sky highrise on Feb. 21 at the Kennedy Seniors’ Recreation Centre. (Image credit: Satish Sharma/Maple Leaf Homes/DA Architects & Planners)

Delta hosting info session for proposed Scott Road highrise

City staff, project leaders will be on-hand to answer questions about the proposed 32-storey tower

The City of Delta will hold an info session on the propose Delta Sky highrise on Feb. 21 at the Kennedy Seniors’ Recreation Centre. (Image credit: Satish Sharma/Maple Leaf Homes/DA Architects & Planners)
Calgary Stampeders player Adam Berger, left, with Kurt Thornton, his former coach at Lord Tweedsmuir Secondary School in Cloverdale on Feb. 5, 2019. (Saša Lakić Photo)

VIDEO: Grey Cup comes to Cloverdale’s Lord Tweedsmuir Secondary

Adam Berger, two-time Grey Cup winner and Lord Tweedsmuir alum, pays a visit to his former school

Calgary Stampeders player Adam Berger, left, with Kurt Thornton, his former coach at Lord Tweedsmuir Secondary School in Cloverdale on Feb. 5, 2019. (Saša Lakić Photo)
Delta city hall. (Grace Kennedy photo)

Delta council reduces number of committees, creates new ones

Merger, modification, elimination and new addition leave 11 advisory committees of council for 2019

Delta city hall. (Grace Kennedy photo)
Barbara Roden has been painting landscapes for about three years, though in the past she has focused on more conceptual work about isolation in the community and the resilience of women. (Saša Lakić photo)

North Delta artist’s work showcases whimsy and social commentary

Barbara Roden’s series Westcoast Whimsy includes a painting inspired by the Charlottesville protests

Barbara Roden has been painting landscapes for about three years, though in the past she has focused on more conceptual work about isolation in the community and the resilience of women. (Saša Lakić photo)
Department of Fisheries and Oceans officers from Langley and Chiliwack take part in a two-day operation to seize illegal crab traps with the help of the Canadian Coast Guard. (Department of Fisheries and Oceans Photo)

UPDATE: Feds, Coast Guard seize over 200 illegal crab traps near Delta

Officers release almost 1,300 crabs back into wild in Boundary Bay

Department of Fisheries and Oceans officers from Langley and Chiliwack take part in a two-day operation to seize illegal crab traps with the help of the Canadian Coast Guard. (Department of Fisheries and Oceans Photo)
Traffic collisions in the last three months of 2018 totaled 342, which is a decline of 25 from the same period in 2017. (Delta Police Department photo)

Assaults and break-ins up, crashes and theft from cars down in Delta to close 2018

Police note 77 per cent of assaults in Delta in 2018 involved people who knew each other

Traffic collisions in the last three months of 2018 totaled 342, which is a decline of 25 from the same period in 2017. (Delta Police Department photo)
Delview Secondary teacher Mark Turpin (left) with students Brett Gerak and Emma Andrews, two of the authors answering heady questions in The March of Humanity. (Saša Lakić photo)

Students at North Delta’s Delview Secondary ponder humanity in new book

The Grade 10s sought to answer existential questions on being Canadian and tech’s impact on society

Delview Secondary teacher Mark Turpin (left) with students Brett Gerak and Emma Andrews, two of the authors answering heady questions in The March of Humanity. (Saša Lakić photo)
By Jan. 17, repaving of 62nd Avenue on the Cloverdale Fairgrounds had been completed, though the City of Surrey has no plans to further develop an extension of 177B Street. (Photo Saša Lakić)

$2.9-million road extension project at Cloverdale Fairgrounds will be left unpaved

Fairgrounds portion of 62nd Avenue has been restored

By Jan. 17, repaving of 62nd Avenue on the Cloverdale Fairgrounds had been completed, though the City of Surrey has no plans to further develop an extension of 177B Street. (Photo Saša Lakić)
Hawthorne Square is home to a soda shop this week as ‘Supernatural’ is back for more filming. (Saša Lakić photo)

‘Supernatural’ brings the 1950s to Cloverdale

Hawthorne Square is home to a soda shop for the rest of the week

Hawthorne Square is home to a soda shop this week as ‘Supernatural’ is back for more filming. (Saša Lakić photo)