Delta

(Aaron Hemens/ Kelowna Capital News photo)

‘Cheers to Delta Hospital’ with new summer fundraiser

Sale of special drinks at 10 local restaurants/breweries July 1 to Aug. 31 benefit ER department

(Aaron Hemens/ Kelowna Capital News photo)
An assortment of “dangerous items” seized by the DPD’s violence suppression team during a traffic stop on June 18. (DPD Sgt. Jim Ingram/@cst_jingram/Instagram photo)

More weapons seized by Delta Police anti-gang team

Police seized six spring-loaded knives, two machetes, brass knuckles and a taser baton June 16-19

An assortment of “dangerous items” seized by the DPD’s violence suppression team during a traffic stop on June 18. (DPD Sgt. Jim Ingram/@cst_jingram/Instagram photo)
(Delta Police Department photo)

String of thefts in Beach Grove prompts warning from Delta police

Police received 13 separate reports from residents on Enderby, Duncan and Compston streets June 24

(Delta Police Department photo)
Delta raised its fire danger rating to “high” on June 25, 2021. (James Smith photo)

Delta raises fire rating to ‘high’

Region expected to see temperatures of up to 38 C through to at least Wednesday

Delta raised its fire danger rating to “high” on June 25, 2021. (James Smith photo)
North Delta’s George Mackie Library. (Grace Kennedy photo)

UPDATED: Delta libraries to serve as cooling centres during heat wave

Meantime, the City of Delta has raised its fire hazard rating to “High”

North Delta’s George Mackie Library. (Grace Kennedy photo)
Supporters of Surrey Creep Catchers at a rally outside Surrey provincial court. (Tom Zytaruk photo)

Lifetime teaching ban for former Delta teacher caught in Surrey Creep Catchers sting

Simon William Isbister had tried to meet up with a 12-year-old girl he met on Craigslist in 2017

Supporters of Surrey Creep Catchers at a rally outside Surrey provincial court. (Tom Zytaruk photo)
This map illustrates the number of active COVID-19 cases in Greater Vancouver from June 13 to 19, 2021. (BC Centre for Disease Control image)

Number of active COVID-19 cases in Delta holds steady

21 cases from June 13-19; overall number in Fraser Health down for the ninth week in a row

This map illustrates the number of active COVID-19 cases in Greater Vancouver from June 13 to 19, 2021. (BC Centre for Disease Control image)
Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion Carla Qualtrough holds a press conference on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Delta MP introduces bill to create new benefit for people with disabilities

Proposed benefit would be ‘an investment in the realization of a fully inclusive society’: Qualtrough

Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion Carla Qualtrough holds a press conference on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Delta Hospital and Community Health Foundation annual giving manager Shari Barr (left) and executive director Lisa Hoglund (right) present Howard H. with a cheque for $10,910, his winnings in the first-ever DHCHF digital 50/50 raffle. (Delta Hospital and Community Health Foundation photo)

South Delta man wins $10,910 in online hospital foundation raffle

Tickets on sale for this month’s draw until noon on June 30

Delta Hospital and Community Health Foundation annual giving manager Shari Barr (left) and executive director Lisa Hoglund (right) present Howard H. with a cheque for $10,910, his winnings in the first-ever DHCHF digital 50/50 raffle. (Delta Hospital and Community Health Foundation photo)
A proposal for a cannabis dispensary on Annacis Island is heading to public hearing after Delta council gave the application first and second reading on Monday, June 14, 2021. (City of Delta staff report image)

Delta cannabis dispensary application headed to public hearing

Store and warehouse proposed for medium industrial-zoned property on Annacis Island

A proposal for a cannabis dispensary on Annacis Island is heading to public hearing after Delta council gave the application first and second reading on Monday, June 14, 2021. (City of Delta staff report image)
Converter thefts have increased dramatically as the price of platinum has skyrocketed. (Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press photo)

Catalytic converter thefts continue to plague Delta

Police say the thefts are on the rise across the city, with seven incidents on Thursday, June 17

Converter thefts have increased dramatically as the price of platinum has skyrocketed. (Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press photo)
Emergency crews responded to a large truck fire under the Alex Fraser Bridge around 8:20 p.m. on Thursday, June 17, 2021. (Christine Tobias/Twitter photo)

Dog dies in truck fire under Alex Fraser Bridge

No people were injured in blaze that consumed two semi-trucks around 8:20 p.m. on Thursday, June 17

Emergency crews responded to a large truck fire under the Alex Fraser Bridge around 8:20 p.m. on Thursday, June 17, 2021. (Christine Tobias/Twitter photo)
A new DPD team began targeting gang-related activity on May 15, including checking on individuals who must abide by curfews and conditions. (Delta Police Department photo)

15 arrested by Delta Police anti-gang team last week

Police seized a vehicle, debit/credit machine and 250 pre-packaged bags of various drugs June 9-12

A new DPD team began targeting gang-related activity on May 15, including checking on individuals who must abide by curfews and conditions. (Delta Police Department photo)
Kaushal Parikh raised $2,840 for COVID-19 relief in India during his almost nine-hour run around the new North Delta Secondary School track on Sunday, June 13, 2021. (Submitted photo)

North Delta ultramarathoner raises over $2,800 for COVID relief in India

Kaushal Parikh ran the 90-km virtual Comrades Marathon around the NDSS track in under nine hours

Kaushal Parikh raised $2,840 for COVID-19 relief in India during his almost nine-hour run around the new North Delta Secondary School track on Sunday, June 13, 2021. (Submitted photo)
Preliminary site plan for a proposed 50-space childcare facility at Scott Road and 90th Avenue in North Delta. (Bunt & Associates image)

50-space childcare facility proposed for North Delta

Daycare proposed at Scott Road and 90th Avenue now headed to public hearing

Preliminary site plan for a proposed 50-space childcare facility at Scott Road and 90th Avenue in North Delta. (Bunt & Associates image)
Seaquam Secondary Grade 9 student Hassan Ahmad won the Gold Intermediate Excellence Award at last month’s Canada-Wide Science Fair. (Submitted photo)

North Delta student takes home regional, national science awards

Seaquam Secondary’s Hassan Ahmad won Gold Intermediate Excellence at virtual Canada-Wide Science Fair

Seaquam Secondary Grade 9 student Hassan Ahmad won the Gold Intermediate Excellence Award at last month’s Canada-Wide Science Fair. (Submitted photo)
This map illustrates the number of active COVID-19 cases in Greater Vancouver from June 5 to 12, 2021. (BC Centre for Disease Control image)

Active COVID-19 cases in Delta down by half

24 cases from June 6-12; overall number in Fraser Health down for the seventh week in a row

This map illustrates the number of active COVID-19 cases in Greater Vancouver from June 5 to 12, 2021. (BC Centre for Disease Control image)
(Delta Police Department photo)

Delta police searching for Surrey woman missing at Centennial Beach

Wenyan Lan, 54, reported missing when she didn’t come home from a crabbing/clam digging trip June 14

(Delta Police Department photo)
This map illustrates the number of active COVID-19 cases in Greater Vancouver from May 30 to June 5, 2021. (BC Centre for Disease Control image)

Active COVID-19 cases in Delta hit lowest point of 2021

51 cases May 30 to June 5; overall number in Fraser Health down for the seventh week in a row

This map illustrates the number of active COVID-19 cases in Greater Vancouver from May 30 to June 5, 2021. (BC Centre for Disease Control image)
North Delta resident Kaushal Parikh is running 90 kilometres around the new North Delta Secondary track in under nine hours on June 13 to raise money for Save the Children’s India COVID-19 Crisis Fund. (Submitted photo)

North Delta man to run 90 km in under 9 hours for India COVID-19 fundraiser

Kaushal Parikh running a virtual ultramarathon at NDSS’s new running track this Sunday (June 13)

North Delta resident Kaushal Parikh is running 90 kilometres around the new North Delta Secondary track in under nine hours on June 13 to raise money for Save the Children’s India COVID-19 Crisis Fund. (Submitted photo)