James Smith

A semi-truck hauling lumber through Tilbury did not have its load adequately secured, which Delta police believe resulted in the cargo almost falling off the trailer. (Delta Police Department photo)

Delta police find issues with nearly half of trucks inspected in January

Load safety, brakes, driver records the focus of DPD’s dedicated Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Unit

A semi-truck hauling lumber through Tilbury did not have its load adequately secured, which Delta police believe resulted in the cargo almost falling off the trailer. (Delta Police Department photo)
Delta’s Jodi Macpherson won $25,029 in a Keno draw on Jan. 25, 2021. (BC Lottery Corporation photo)

Delta woman lands $25k keno prize

Jodi Macpherson purchased her ticket from the Town Pantry on 56th Street in Tsawwassen

Delta’s Jodi Macpherson won $25,029 in a Keno draw on Jan. 25, 2021. (BC Lottery Corporation photo)
Delta Mayor George Harvie. (Submitted photo)

UPDATE: Mayor asks Fraser Health to reconsider North Delta vaccination site

Harvie wants a North Delta clinic to complement the South Delta location

Delta Mayor George Harvie. (Submitted photo)
On some blocks in North Delta it was nearly end-to-end refuse during the city’s 2018 Spring Clean-Up. (James Smith photo)

Delta’s Large Item Pick-Up Program starts today

Beginning March 1, residents will be able to dispose of up to four large household items per year

On some blocks in North Delta it was nearly end-to-end refuse during the city’s 2018 Spring Clean-Up. (James Smith photo)
In a letter to Fraser Health board chair Jim Sinclair and president and CEO Dr. Victoria Lee Jan. 28, Delta Mayor George Harvie pitched the City of Delta become the lease holder of the Harold and Veronica Savage Centre for Supportive Care building after it is vacated by the Delta Hospice Society. (The Canadian Press photo)

Delta Hospice Society must vacate premises by March 29: Fraser Health

The health authority served the society a notice of breach of lease on Feb. 25

In a letter to Fraser Health board chair Jim Sinclair and president and CEO Dr. Victoria Lee Jan. 28, Delta Mayor George Harvie pitched the City of Delta become the lease holder of the Harold and Veronica Savage Centre for Supportive Care building after it is vacated by the Delta Hospice Society. (The Canadian Press photo)
(Delta Police Department photo)

North Delta youth calls 911 after accruing $7K in online gaming charges

‘Police spoke with the student about appropriate times to call 911’

(Delta Police Department photo)
This map illustrates the number of active COVID-19 cases in Greater Vancouver from Feb. 14 to Feb. 20, 2021. (BC Centre for Disease Control image)

Spike in Delta COVID cases as UK variant ID’d in school exposure

Total number of cases in Fraser Health increased by 199 from Feb. 14-20

This map illustrates the number of active COVID-19 cases in Greater Vancouver from Feb. 14 to Feb. 20, 2021. (BC Centre for Disease Control image)
(Delta Police Department photo)

Delta Police searching for driver in hit-and-run

Police looking for witnesses to the incident that happened about 2 p.m. Feb. 23 on Ladner Trunk Road

(Delta Police Department photo)
(Delta Police Department photo)

Crime stats in Delta back to pre-COVID levels to close 2020

Violent crime was down 18 per cent for the year, but back up to 2019 levels in the fourth quarter

(Delta Police Department photo)
This map illustrates the number of active COVID-19 cases in Greater Vancouver from Feb. 7 to Feb. 13, 2021. (BC Centre for Disease Control image)

Uptick in COVID-19 cases in Delta

Total number of cases in Fraser Health increased last week by 227

This map illustrates the number of active COVID-19 cases in Greater Vancouver from Feb. 7 to Feb. 13, 2021. (BC Centre for Disease Control image)
(Delta Police Department photo)

Driver facing four charges after fleeing Delta police

Police are pursing charges including assaulting a peace officer with a weapon and uttering threats

(Delta Police Department photo)
Delta City Hall. (James Smith photo)

Indigenous land acknowledgment to open Delta council meetings, public events

Acknowledgment to be written in consultation with Tsawwassen First Nation, Musqueam Indian Band

Delta City Hall. (James Smith photo)
(Delta Police Department photo)

Delta police respond to ‘suspicious device’ in Tilbury

“There is not believed to be any risk to the public.”

(Delta Police Department photo)
With a Neighbourhood Small Grant of $300, residents of a strata corporation in Delta gathered for a beautification work party in July 2019 to install the plants and planter boxes and then hold a community BBQ and bocce tournament. (Submitted photo)

Small grants available for Delta neighbourhood projects

Delta Foundation grants range from $50 to $500 and are meant to fund creative community initiatives

With a Neighbourhood Small Grant of $300, residents of a strata corporation in Delta gathered for a beautification work party in July 2019 to install the plants and planter boxes and then hold a community BBQ and bocce tournament. (Submitted photo)
(Delta Police Department photo)

Seniors asked to go to main Delta Police locations for ‘proof of life’ sign-offs

All DPD district community police offices remain closed as COVID-19 precaution

(Delta Police Department photo)
On some blocks in North Delta it was nearly end-to-end refuse during the city’s 2018 Spring Clean-Up. (James Smith photo)

Large item disposal program to replace Delta’s Spring Clean-Up this year

Beginning in March, residents will be able to dispose of up to four large household items per year

On some blocks in North Delta it was nearly end-to-end refuse during the city’s 2018 Spring Clean-Up. (James Smith photo)
(Delta Police Department photo)

Police arrest Delta man for allegedly trafficking to minors

A 27-year-old man was arrested for alleged distribution of cannabis and supplying liquor to minors

(Delta Police Department photo)
Burrvilla, a heritage building located in Deas Island Regional Park. (James Smith photo)

Delta Heritage Week going virtual for 2021

City celebrating annual Heritage Week with series of online programs, activities and media Feb. 15-21

Burrvilla, a heritage building located in Deas Island Regional Park. (James Smith photo)
Delta Mayor George Harvie. (Submitted photo)

Delta mayor wants equal elected voice on police boards

Harvie says his hands are tied by restrictions on his role as chair in the Police Act

Delta Mayor George Harvie. (Submitted photo)
The little brown myotis, better known as the little brown bat, is one of the most common bat species in British Columbia, however they are endangered in Canada and their population is expected to decline in B.C. due to white-nose syndrome. (BC Community Bat Project/Facebook photo)

Delta declared a bat-friendly city

Delta is the second Metro Vancouver community to be certified following Richmond in 2020

The little brown myotis, better known as the little brown bat, is one of the most common bat species in British Columbia, however they are endangered in Canada and their population is expected to decline in B.C. due to white-nose syndrome. (BC Community Bat Project/Facebook photo)