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Nick Kluftinger will be performing at Shaughnessy Heights United Church in Vancouver on Feb. 9. (Photo submitted)

North Delta teen crooner to sing at gospel competition

Fifteen-year-old Nick Kluftinger ranks Sinatra and Nat King Cole among his favourite performers

Nick Kluftinger will be performing at Shaughnessy Heights United Church in Vancouver on Feb. 9. (Photo submitted)
A pedestrian was reportedly struck by a vehicle in North Delta the morning of Sunday, Feb. 3. Delta police confirm that a Toyota Rav 4 photographed at the scene belonged to a witness who had stopped after the accident. (Shane MacKichan photo)

UPDATE: Pedestrian struck in hit-and-run in North Delta

An 18-year-old has been arrested and one person was sent to hospital with life-threatening injuries

A pedestrian was reportedly struck by a vehicle in North Delta the morning of Sunday, Feb. 3. Delta police confirm that a Toyota Rav 4 photographed at the scene belonged to a witness who had stopped after the accident. (Shane MacKichan photo)
Delta firefighters tend to a French bulldog that suffered heavy smoke inhalation in a house fire on Lyon Road on Friday morning (Feb. 1). (City of Delta/Twitter photo)

VIDEO: Crews rescue small dog from North Delta house fire

Delta police rushed the French bulldog to a local animal hospital for treatment

Delta firefighters tend to a French bulldog that suffered heavy smoke inhalation in a house fire on Lyon Road on Friday morning (Feb. 1). (City of Delta/Twitter photo)
The City of Delta is taking steps to build a second artificial turf sports field at Mackie park. (James Smith photo)

Delta moving forward with plan for second artificial turf field at Mackie Park

The school district and City of Delta want to swap land to free up space for the field

The City of Delta is taking steps to build a second artificial turf sports field at Mackie park. (James Smith photo)
Savina Purewal’s “Delta Wetlands, Boundary Bay,” Dave Stevens’ “Bog Walk” and Gali Kenig’s “The Birds of Delta” were chosen as the winners of Delta’s 2018 community banner contest. (City of Delta photos)

Locally-made art set to adorn Delta streets

The winners of Delta’s 2018 community banner contest were announced at council on Monday, Jan. 28

Savina Purewal’s “Delta Wetlands, Boundary Bay,” Dave Stevens’ “Bog Walk” and Gali Kenig’s “The Birds of Delta” were chosen as the winners of Delta’s 2018 community banner contest. (City of Delta photos)
Businesses on Scott Road in North Delta. (James Smith photo)

City initiative aims to kick-start a North Delta business association

In the past, numerous attempts to create an association have failed, but staff are optmistic

Businesses on Scott Road in North Delta. (James Smith photo)
Students participating Take A Hike get the chance to develop life skills while exploring the outdoors. Delview Secondary will be home to Delta’s installment of the program starting Feb. 4. (Submitted photo)

North Delta high school to host outdoor program for at-risk youth

Take A Hike Foundation teaches youth social and emotional life skills in the B.C. wilderness

Students participating Take A Hike get the chance to develop life skills while exploring the outdoors. Delview Secondary will be home to Delta’s installment of the program starting Feb. 4. (Submitted photo)
A Hudson Bay blanket lined with fur was among the items found in a sea container in Delta. (Delta Police Department photo)

Delta police looking for owner of eight-foot totem pole, other stolen items

The goods, including a fur-lined HBC blanket and Danish teak furniture, were recovered last week

A Hudson Bay blanket lined with fur was among the items found in a sea container in Delta. (Delta Police Department photo)
North Deltas Team Daniels are representing B.C. at the 2019 New Holland Canadian Junior Championships in Prince Albert, Sask. (Melanie Johnson/Curling Canada photo)

North Delta’s Team Daniels advance to semifinals at junior curling nationals

The team will face defending champs Nova Scotia for a chance to take on Alberta in the finals

North Deltas Team Daniels are representing B.C. at the 2019 New Holland Canadian Junior Championships in Prince Albert, Sask. (Melanie Johnson/Curling Canada photo)
Abnash Bassi (third from left) and Seaquam teacher Michael Iachetta (right) were part of a delegation from North Delta’s Seaquam Secondary to participate in the World Environmental Education Congress in Vancouver on Sept. 13, 2017. (From left: Parvin Malhi, Abhayjeet Sachal, Bassi, Sarvan Gill, Dryden Weibe and Iachetta.) (Contributed photo)

North Delta student shortlisted for $100K Loran scholarship

Seaquam Secondary’s Abnash Bassi helps teach Deltans young and old about environmental stewardship

Abnash Bassi (third from left) and Seaquam teacher Michael Iachetta (right) were part of a delegation from North Delta’s Seaquam Secondary to participate in the World Environmental Education Congress in Vancouver on Sept. 13, 2017. (From left: Parvin Malhi, Abhayjeet Sachal, Bassi, Sarvan Gill, Dryden Weibe and Iachetta.) (Contributed photo)
Carmine Cello (right) still comes into Nordel Barber to see after his customers, despite battling liver and stomach cancer. (Saša Lakić photo)

North Delta barbershop a legacy of hard work and beating the odds

Carmine Cello reflects on 32 years of serving the community, and the legacy he’ll be leaving behind

Carmine Cello (right) still comes into Nordel Barber to see after his customers, despite battling liver and stomach cancer. (Saša Lakić photo)
SurDel Girls Soccer Club and North Delta Soccer Club are considering becoming a single entity as early as spring 2020. (Black Press Media file photos)

North Delta boys and girls soccer clubs considering merger

Move to help boost player retention, bring in higher-quality coaching and share skill development costs

SurDel Girls Soccer Club and North Delta Soccer Club are considering becoming a single entity as early as spring 2020. (Black Press Media file photos)
North Delta’s Team Daniels are representing B.C. at the 2019 New Holland Canadian Junior Championships in Prince Albert, Sask. (Melanie Johnson/Curling Canada photo)

North Delta’s Team Daniels advances to second round at junior curling nationals

Daniels led her fellow Delta Thistle curlers, competing as Team B.C., to a 5-1 in the first round

North Delta’s Team Daniels are representing B.C. at the 2019 New Holland Canadian Junior Championships in Prince Albert, Sask. (Melanie Johnson/Curling Canada photo)
(Grace Kennedy photo)

Delta proposing nearly three-per-cent bump to property tax

The city is asking for input from residents before finalizing its proposed financial plan

(Grace Kennedy photo)
A player runs with the ball during a practice on May 30, 2018. (Grace Kennedy photo)

North Delta footie league to hold try-it clinics

North Delta Junior Australian Football League to show kids in grades 3 to 7 the basics of the sport

A player runs with the ball during a practice on May 30, 2018. (Grace Kennedy photo)
Azure Place in North Delta took in 130 women and children fleeing domestic violence in its first year of operation, though 600 more had to be turned away. (Contributed photo)

130 women and children fleeing violence took shelter at Delta’s transition house in 2018

600 more women and children were turned away due to the house being at capacity

Azure Place in North Delta took in 130 women and children fleeing domestic violence in its first year of operation, though 600 more had to be turned away. (Contributed photo)
(from left) Mackenzie Dobb (Francis Beynon), Claire Minns (Nellie McClung) and Dani-Rose Coates (Lillian Beynon) star in The Fighting Days, on Jan. 17 to Feb. 2 at the Tsawwassen Arts Centre. (Carroll Lefebvre photo)

South Delta play shows Francis Marion Beynon’s fight for women’s voting rights

Director Carrol Lefebvre says The Fighting Days is about “timeless moral concerns”

(from left) Mackenzie Dobb (Francis Beynon), Claire Minns (Nellie McClung) and Dani-Rose Coates (Lillian Beynon) star in The Fighting Days, on Jan. 17 to Feb. 2 at the Tsawwassen Arts Centre. (Carroll Lefebvre photo)
Under proposed changes to Delta’s Scott Road Revitalization bylaw, new builds like the six-storey Muse at 90th Avenue would be eligible for a three-year tax freeze and waiver on building permit fees. (James Smith photo)

Delta considering extending tax freeze, fee waiver for developers on Scott Road

The incentives are aimed at creating more diverse development in the area, says Delta’s city manager

Under proposed changes to Delta’s Scott Road Revitalization bylaw, new builds like the six-storey Muse at 90th Avenue would be eligible for a three-year tax freeze and waiver on building permit fees. (James Smith photo)
(Delta Police Department photo)

Delta man charged with attempted murder after Monday night stabbing

The victim was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

(Delta Police Department photo)
The City of Delta has banned clothing donation bins citing safety concerns. (James Smith photo)

Delta bans clothing donation bins citing safety concerns

Owners have until Jan. 29 to remove the bins, after which the city will charge them for the removal

The City of Delta has banned clothing donation bins citing safety concerns. (James Smith photo)