Delta

Delta Stageworks Theatre Society is hosting the three-week My Mother’s Story for Diverse Voices writing workshop Aug. 8, 15 and 22, both online and in person. The program is led by Vancouver actor and author, and member of Delta Stageworks’ artistic team, Marilyn Norry. (Submitted photo)

Delta Stageworks hosting diversity-focused writing workshop

My Mother’s Story for Diverse Voices Workshop running Aug. 8, 15 and 22, both in person and via Zoom

 

Delta has raised its fire rating to extreme. (James Smith photo)

Delta fire hazard rating raised to ‘Extreme’

Continued hot and dry weather has resulted in tinder-dry conditions throughout Delta

 

Delta Chamber of Commerce executive director Garry Shearer will be the Conservative Party’s candidate for Delta in the next federal election. (Submitted photo)

Delta Chamber executive director Garry Shearer running for federal Conservatives

“I believe bold, new ideas are needed to help our community recover from the impacts of COVID-19.”

 

This map illustrates the number of active COVID-19 cases in Greater Vancouver from July 11 to 17, 2021. (BC Centre for Disease Control image)

Active COVID-19 cases in Delta hit 33-week low

Only two cases for the week ending July 17; Delta leads region with vaccination rate of 87 per cent

This map illustrates the number of active COVID-19 cases in Greater Vancouver from July 11 to 17, 2021. (BC Centre for Disease Control image)
The Delta Fire Department put out a blaze at a towing yard on Annacis Island Wednesday evening (July 21).

Delta fire crews put out blaze on Annacis Island

Delta Fire Department initially responded to multiple vehicles on fire at a towing yard

The Delta Fire Department put out a blaze at a towing yard on Annacis Island Wednesday evening (July 21).
Former NDSS Huskies star Suraj Gahir will join the UVF Cascades for the 2021-22 season after redshirting with California Baptist University’s NCAA Division I program last season. (Submitted photo)

Former North Delta Huskies star Suraj Gahir signs with UFV Cascades

The 6’ 5” guard is returning to B.C. after redshirting with California Baptist University last season

Former NDSS Huskies star Suraj Gahir will join the UVF Cascades for the 2021-22 season after redshirting with California Baptist University’s NCAA Division I program last season. (Submitted photo)
Collisions were up significantly in the second quarter of 2021, compared to the same preiod in 2020. (Delta Police Department photo)

Collisions in Delta up significantly in second quarter of 2021

Violent crimes are up five per cent year-to-date, with most of that increase in Q2

Collisions were up significantly in the second quarter of 2021, compared to the same preiod in 2020. (Delta Police Department photo)
This section of parking lot and the adjacent commercial unit at 9015 Scott Road will be converted into a 50-space childcare facility after Delta council approved the project Monday afternoon (July 12). (James Smith photo)

Council approves new 50-space daycare in North Delta

Commercial retail unit and parking lot at the northeast corner of 9015 Scott Road to be converted

This section of parking lot and the adjacent commercial unit at 9015 Scott Road will be converted into a 50-space childcare facility after Delta council approved the project Monday afternoon (July 12). (James Smith photo)
This map illustrates the number of active COVID-19 cases in Greater Vancouver from July 4 to 10, 2021. (BC Centre for Disease Control image)

Fewer active cases in Delta as city leads health region in vaccinations

Seven cases for the week of July 4 to 10, down three from the week previous

This map illustrates the number of active COVID-19 cases in Greater Vancouver from July 4 to 10, 2021. (BC Centre for Disease Control image)
A brood of ducklings trapped in a storm drain were reunited with their mother thanks to a City of Delta engineering operations team. (City of Delta/Facebook video screen shot)

VIDEO: Ducklings reunited with mother thanks to City of Delta crew

“Reunited and it feels so good…,” sang one of the rescuers

A brood of ducklings trapped in a storm drain were reunited with their mother thanks to a City of Delta engineering operations team. (City of Delta/Facebook video screen shot)
This map illustrates the number of active COVID-19 cases in Greater Vancouver from June 27 to July 3, 2021. (BC Centre for Disease Control image)

Active COVID-19 cases in Delta crept up slightly last week

10 cases for the week of June 27 to July 3, up four from the week previous

This map illustrates the number of active COVID-19 cases in Greater Vancouver from June 27 to July 3, 2021. (BC Centre for Disease Control image)
(Delta Police Department photo)

UPDATE: Police investigating alleged assault in North Delta park

One man suffered non-life-threatening injuries in the July 6 incident; three others fled the scene

(Delta Police Department photo)
Work is underway to repair a section of Highway 17 in Delta that has settled since the road was completed in 2013. (BC Government/flickr.com photo)

Repairs underway to smooth settled section of Highway 17 in Delta

Project expected to be completed by July 23; road will be reduced to one lane each way

Work is underway to repair a section of Highway 17 in Delta that has settled since the road was completed in 2013. (BC Government/flickr.com photo)
Burns Bog Conservation Society president Derek Zeisman. (Submitted photo)

Delta’s Burns Bog Society elects two new directors at 2021 AGM

AGM held nearly three months after 2020 meeting; resolution passed to apply for federal COVID loan

Burns Bog Conservation Society president Derek Zeisman. (Submitted photo)
A wildfire in Delta that began on July 3, 2016 consumed 78 hectares of Burns Bog before it was fully contained on July 11. (Curtis Kreklau photo)

Delta granted over $77,000 to help prevent wildfires

Tsawwassen First Nation also getting $25,104 via B.C. FireSmart Community Funding and Supports grant

A wildfire in Delta that began on July 3, 2016 consumed 78 hectares of Burns Bog before it was fully contained on July 11. (Curtis Kreklau photo)
Deltassist is in urgent need of certain food items for its emergency food cupboard as it copes with a rise in the number of homeless individuals needing the non-profit’s help. (Grace Kennedy photo)

Deltassist calling for emergency food donations

Non-profit’s emergency food cupboard running low as it copes with rise in local homeless needing help

Deltassist is in urgent need of certain food items for its emergency food cupboard as it copes with a rise in the number of homeless individuals needing the non-profit’s help. (Grace Kennedy photo)
This map illustrates the number of active COVID-19 cases in Greater Vancouver from June 20 to 26, 2021. (BC Centre for Disease Control image)

Only six active COVID-19 cases in Delta for week ending June 26

Half-dozen cases June 20-26 down from 21 the week previous

This map illustrates the number of active COVID-19 cases in Greater Vancouver from June 20 to 26, 2021. (BC Centre for Disease Control image)
(Heron Hospice Society of Delta/Facebook photo)

Heron Hospice Society of Delta launching new grief programs

Two new programs, Grief Companions and Relaxation Circle, starting in early July

(Heron Hospice Society of Delta/Facebook photo)
(Delta Police Department photo)

Missing Surrey woman found deceased in Delta

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

(Delta Police Department photo)
The Delta Police Department launched its new violence suppression team on May 15, 2021 in response to a rise in gang-related violence across the region. (DPD Sgt. Jim Ingram/@cst_jingram/Instagram photo)

Dozen charges stemming from stops by Delta police anti-gang team

DPD’s violence suppression team detained or arrested 75 people in its first four weeks on the streets

The Delta Police Department launched its new violence suppression team on May 15, 2021 in response to a rise in gang-related violence across the region. (DPD Sgt. Jim Ingram/@cst_jingram/Instagram photo)