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One of the tires on a commercial cargo van stopped during an enforcement blitz on March 16. The tire was worn down past the wear bars into the inner structure, causing inspectors to pull the van off the road. Delta Police Department photo)

Delta police issue 33 tickets during one-day commenrcial vehicle blitz

Police inspected 59 vehicles on March 16, with 31 given “notice and orders” or taken off the road

One of the tires on a commercial cargo van stopped during an enforcement blitz on March 16. The tire was worn down past the wear bars into the inner structure, causing inspectors to pull the van off the road. Delta Police Department photo)
This map illustrates the number of active COVID-19 cases in Greater Vancouver from March 14 to 20, 2021. (BC Centre for Disease Control image)

Jump in number of active COVID-19 cases in Delta

141 active cases for the week of March 14 to 20 the most in the city since the week ending Dec. 5

This map illustrates the number of active COVID-19 cases in Greater Vancouver from March 14 to 20, 2021. (BC Centre for Disease Control image)
Gui Costello Art is selling boxes of greeting cards, with partial proceeds donated to Deltassist. The six-card Canadian Landscapes Collection features Costello’s works (clockwise, from top-left) “Les Leos,” “Near North Battleford,” “Tuc-el-Nuit,” “Vaseux Lake,” “Swathered Fields” and “Kicking Horse River.” (Gui Costello Art photos)

Greeting card fundraiser to support Deltassist

Family of late artist Gui Costello selling six-card set featuring Canadian landscapes

Gui Costello Art is selling boxes of greeting cards, with partial proceeds donated to Deltassist. The six-card Canadian Landscapes Collection features Costello’s works (clockwise, from top-left) “Les Leos,” “Near North Battleford,” “Tuc-el-Nuit,” “Vaseux Lake,” “Swathered Fields” and “Kicking Horse River.” (Gui Costello Art photos)
Reuniting for the Sidekick Players’ Zoom performance of <em>Outlaw</em> are the four men from 2018’s production of <em>The Wild </em><em>Guys</em>: (from left) Gerry Park, Todd-Elliot Gates, Brad Felton and Jeff Pannell. (submitted photo)

Delta’s Sidekick Players offering free Zoom show this weekend

Tsawwassen theatre company to perform Norm Foster’s ‘Outlaw’ on Saturday, March 27

Reuniting for the Sidekick Players’ Zoom performance of <em>Outlaw</em> are the four men from 2018’s production of <em>The Wild </em><em>Guys</em>: (from left) Gerry Park, Todd-Elliot Gates, Brad Felton and Jeff Pannell. (submitted photo)
(Reach Child & Youth Development Society photo)

Reach Society early intervention program continues during pandemic

Program uses a developmental parenting model to support families with kids from newborn to age three

(Reach Child & Youth Development Society photo)
In 2020, North Delta’s Monika Jandu and her sister applied for a Responsive Neighbourhood Small Grant to purchase school supplies to create twelve backpacks that they donated to local schools. (Delta Foundation/submitted photo)

Small grants up to $500 available for neighbourhood projects

Delta Foundation grants meant to fund creative community initiatives

In 2020, North Delta’s Monika Jandu and her sister applied for a Responsive Neighbourhood Small Grant to purchase school supplies to create twelve backpacks that they donated to local schools. (Delta Foundation/submitted photo)
This map illustrates the number of active COVID-19 cases in Greater Vancouver from March 7 to 13, 2021. (BC Centre for Disease Control image)

Number of active COVID-19 cases in Delta holds steady

117 active cases in Delta for the week of March 7 to 13, the most since the week ending Jan. 9

This map illustrates the number of active COVID-19 cases in Greater Vancouver from March 7 to 13, 2021. (BC Centre for Disease Control image)
The arrival of a new TIMS hardware and software system at Delta Hospital will allow speech pathologists to rapidly diagnose oropharyngeal dysphagia, a condition affecting patients with Parkinson’s disease, COPD, head and neck cancer or stroke. (Delta Hospital and Community Health Foundation photo)

VIDEO: Harris and Burr family gift funds new imaging service at Delta Hospital

TIMS system helps speech pathologists diagnose condition affecting Parkinson’s, COPD, stroke patients

The arrival of a new TIMS hardware and software system at Delta Hospital will allow speech pathologists to rapidly diagnose oropharyngeal dysphagia, a condition affecting patients with Parkinson’s disease, COPD, head and neck cancer or stroke. (Delta Hospital and Community Health Foundation photo)
(Black Press Media file photo)

Delta Triathlon returns as virtual event

Participants must book a time slot at Ladner Outdoor Pool, complete run and bike legs May 1-16

(Black Press Media file photo)
Prince Rupert firefighters underwent week-long intensive emergency medical responder training in late Januray to upgrade their skills to the equivalent of paramedic level one. (K-J Millar/The Northern View photo)

Dispatch firefighters to more medical calls, urge Metro Vancouver mayors

Mayors asking B.C. to expand firefighters’ roll to take pressure off understaffed ambulance service

Prince Rupert firefighters underwent week-long intensive emergency medical responder training in late Januray to upgrade their skills to the equivalent of paramedic level one. (K-J Millar/The Northern View photo)
Seaquam Secondary 2021 junior robotics team 9181N won the third annual Middle School VEX Change Up Signature Event over the Family Day long weekend, qualifying them to compete in the world championship in May. Pictured, from left are Grade 10 students Krithik Keshan Tamilselvan (designer), Owen Reid (builder), Carter Jones (builder) and Trevor Ruttan (driver). (Delta School District photo)

North Delta robotics team headed to (virtual) world championships

Seaquam Robotics junior team 9181N won the third annual VEX Change Up Signature Event in February

Seaquam Secondary 2021 junior robotics team 9181N won the third annual Middle School VEX Change Up Signature Event over the Family Day long weekend, qualifying them to compete in the world championship in May. Pictured, from left are Grade 10 students Krithik Keshan Tamilselvan (designer), Owen Reid (builder), Carter Jones (builder) and Trevor Ruttan (driver). (Delta School District photo)
(Delta Police Department photo)

UPDATE: Police investigating report of indecent act in North Delta park

Woman reported a man touching himself in North Delta Community Park the morning of March 11

(Delta Police Department photo)
(Liam Nguyen/Tourism Delta/submitted photo)

New campaign encourages residents to ‘Dine Around Delta’

Participating Delta restaurants offering fixed-price menus now through March 28

(Liam Nguyen/Tourism Delta/submitted photo)
(Delta Police Department photo)

Police hand out $2,300 fine to host of North Delta party

Delta police this week issued the ticket to the person who rented a house and hosted a party Feb. 20

(Delta Police Department photo)
Delta has a new fire chief with the appointment of 28-year Delta Fire member Guy McKintuck. (City of Delta photo)

Guy McKintuck named Delta Fire chief

McKintuck takes the reigns from retiring chief Paul Scholfield

Delta has a new fire chief with the appointment of 28-year Delta Fire member Guy McKintuck. (City of Delta photo)
This map illustrates the number of active COVID-19 cases in Greater Vancouver from Feb. 28 to March 6, 2021. (BC Centre for Disease Control image)

Active COVID-19 cases in Delta climb for fifth straight week

116 active cases in Delta for the week of Feb. 28 to March 6, the most since the week ending Jan. 9

This map illustrates the number of active COVID-19 cases in Greater Vancouver from Feb. 28 to March 6, 2021. (BC Centre for Disease Control image)
Delta City Hall. (James Smith photo)

Alcohol comsumption to be allowed at some Delta parks

Coun. Kruger’s motion based on successful pilot in Port Coquitlam, which became permanent last month

Delta City Hall. (James Smith photo)
This .50 caliber paintball gun was recently seized by Delta police after an interaction with a teenager, who had the gun in the waistband of his pants. (Delta Police Department photo)

Delta police ask people leave their replica guns at home

Two recent incidents in North Delta highlight risk of having replica weapons in public, police say

This .50 caliber paintball gun was recently seized by Delta police after an interaction with a teenager, who had the gun in the waistband of his pants. (Delta Police Department photo)
An immunizer prepares to deliver a COVID-19 vaccine at a Fraser Health drive-thru vaccination site. (Fraser Health Authority photo)

North Delta COVID-19 vaccination clinic to open ‘in the coming weeks’

Clinic next to Delta City Hall opens March 15 for seniors 90+, Indigenous people 65+, Indigenous Elders

An immunizer prepares to deliver a COVID-19 vaccine at a Fraser Health drive-thru vaccination site. (Fraser Health Authority photo)
This map illustrates the number of active COVID-19 cases in Greater Vancouver from Feb. 21 to Feb. 27, 2021. (BC Centre for Disease Control image)

Delta’s COVID-19 numbers continue to climb

Total number of cases in Fraser Health increased by 206 from Feb. 21-27

This map illustrates the number of active COVID-19 cases in Greater Vancouver from Feb. 21 to Feb. 27, 2021. (BC Centre for Disease Control image)