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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)
The last time the Snowbirds performed in White Rock was Aug. 16, 2017. (Canadian Forces Snowbirds photo)

PHOTOS: Snowbirds to dip wings over White Rock in upcoming fly-by visit

July 16 flight – two days earlier than planned – still a fundraiser for CH.I.L.D. Foundation

The last time the Snowbirds performed in White Rock was Aug. 16, 2017. (Canadian Forces Snowbirds photo)
A memorial tribute to Police Service Dog Gator is growing at a the foot of a flagpole in front of the Campbell River RCMP detachment on July 9, 2021. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror

Memorial for Campbell River police dog killed in line of duty grows

VIDEO: Emergency personnel conduct vehicle parade memorial for Gator

A memorial tribute to Police Service Dog Gator is growing at a the foot of a flagpole in front of the Campbell River RCMP detachment on July 9, 2021. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror
Retired doctor Don Stewart - who has become a ‘grandfriend’ to Ellen Petersson’s kindergarten/Grade 1 students at Ray Shepherd Elementary - entertain the children during one of their recent forest walks with one of his ‘party pieces,’ a droll three-legged dance performed to ‘Can I Have This Dance For The Rest Of My Life?’. (Alex Browne photo)

PHOTOS: South Surrey students, senior forge unexpected connection during pandemic

Don Stewart, 89, became a ‘Grandfriend’ to Ellen Petersson’s young ’Forest Explorers’

Retired doctor Don Stewart - who has become a ‘grandfriend’ to Ellen Petersson’s kindergarten/Grade 1 students at Ray Shepherd Elementary - entertain the children during one of their recent forest walks with one of his ‘party pieces,’ a droll three-legged dance performed to ‘Can I Have This Dance For The Rest Of My Life?’. (Alex Browne photo)
Sierra Sequeira stands with 250 pounds of pasta that the four-year-old raised for the Surrey Food Bank. For her birthday this year, Sierra asked for donations for the food bank instead of gifts. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Four-year-old raises money, food for Surrey Food Bank

Cloverdale preschooler asked for donations, instead of gifts, for her birthday this year

Sierra Sequeira stands with 250 pounds of pasta that the four-year-old raised for the Surrey Food Bank. For her birthday this year, Sierra asked for donations for the food bank instead of gifts. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Short-eared owl. (Greg Peterson photo)

BC SPCA invites amateur photographers to ‘go wild’ for annual contest

Deadline for Wildlife-In-Focus contest, open to anyone 14 and over, is July 26

Short-eared owl. (Greg Peterson photo)
A group of A.H.P. Matthew Elementary students won a national Minecraft competition. (Surrey Schools photo)

VIDEO: Surrey students win national Minecraft competition

A.H.P. Matthew Elementary students built futuristic city in the video game

A group of A.H.P. Matthew Elementary students won a national Minecraft competition. (Surrey Schools 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)
The sixth annual Clovie awards will be handed out Nov. 17 at Northview Golf and Country Club. (Photo: submitted)

Cloverdale Chamber seeking nominations for annual Clovie awards

Cloverdale District Chamber of Commerce will hand out annual business awards Nov. 17

The sixth annual Clovie awards will be handed out Nov. 17 at Northview Golf and Country Club. (Photo: submitted)
Visitors browse the market during a previous Christmas on the Peninsula Festival. This Saturday (July 10, 2021), more than two dozens vendors are to be at Mount Olive Lutheran Church in South Surrey. (Contributed file photo)

South Surrey trunk sale planned

Event to feature many artisans from Christmas Festival Market

Visitors browse the market during a previous Christmas on the Peninsula Festival. This Saturday (July 10, 2021), more than two dozens vendors are to be at Mount Olive Lutheran Church in South Surrey. (Contributed file photo)
The Orphaned Wildlife Rehabilitation Society said its ICU is full after the B.C. heatwave. (@OWLRehab Twitter)

Delta’s raptor ICU full after record-breaking heatwave

Society could use more wild salmon, waterfowl donations for eaglets

The Orphaned Wildlife Rehabilitation Society said its ICU is full after the B.C. heatwave. (@OWLRehab Twitter)
White Rock Community Policing will host a free bike-registration event July 21, 2021. (Contributed photo)

White Rock bike-registration event aims to deter theft, bolster recovery

529 Garage clinic, set for July 21, offers 5-minute process to boost security

White Rock Community Policing will host a free bike-registration event July 21, 2021. (Contributed photo)
Michael Worth, GM for Elements Casino Surrey, sits between new plastic barriers at a Blackjack table with card dealer Eric Huynh in the casino July 2. As part of their provincial reopening plan, casinos have had to erect barriers for both table games and slot machines. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Elements Casino opened July 1

Most B.C. casinos welcomed gamers back on Canada Day

Michael Worth, GM for Elements Casino Surrey, sits between new plastic barriers at a Blackjack table with card dealer Eric Huynh in the casino July 2. As part of their provincial reopening plan, casinos have had to erect barriers for both table games and slot machines. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
South Surrey’s Historic Stewart Farmhouse reopens to the public on July 2, 2021. (Contributed photo)
South Surrey’s Historic Stewart Farmhouse reopens to the public on July 2, 2021. (Contributed photo)
(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)
Scott Wheatley, executive director of the Cloverdale District Chamber of Commerce, and Rebecca Smith, advocacy chair and vice president of the Chamber, issued statements June 28 about Canada Day and the recent increase in municipal taxes. (Photos: Submitted)

‘Punishing increases’ in city taxes says Cloverdale Chamber director

Chamber issues statements on both tax increases and Canada Day

Scott Wheatley, executive director of the Cloverdale District Chamber of Commerce, and Rebecca Smith, advocacy chair and vice president of the Chamber, issued statements June 28 about Canada Day and the recent increase in municipal taxes. (Photos: Submitted)
Patricia Mulvaney received enough donations of water and other drinks to fill her van to the hilt Tuesday (June 29, 2021). The fluids were delivered to Surrey Urban Mission Society. (Contributed photo)

PHOTOS: Car-load of drink donations collected at South Surrey drive-thru

Patricia Mulvaney delivered the fluids to Surrey Urban Mission Society

Patricia Mulvaney received enough donations of water and other drinks to fill her van to the hilt Tuesday (June 29, 2021). The fluids were delivered to Surrey Urban Mission Society. (Contributed photo)
A husband accidentally locked his wife and dog on their Vernon rooftop patio Tuesday morning, June 29, went to work and posted the event to social media which drew hilarious reaction and helpful hints for the husband. The wife and dog were rescued. (Facebook photo)

Vernon man accidentally locks wife, dog on rooftop in heat wave; lives to post about it on social media

The man left for work and jokingly asked friends to ‘send up water’ to stranded pair who were safely unlocked from patio

A husband accidentally locked his wife and dog on their Vernon rooftop patio Tuesday morning, June 29, went to work and posted the event to social media which drew hilarious reaction and helpful hints for the husband. The wife and dog were rescued. (Facebook photo)
The Delta School District is installing three-foot poles with QR codes linking to information about its Giving Tree Project and the significance of cedar trees for local Indigenous peoples at each school and district site, thanks to a pair of recent grants from the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority and the Delta Foundation. Pictured, left to right: District vice-principal of Indigenous education Diane Jubinville, Indigenous teacher mentor co-ordinator Cody Forbes, district vice-principal of academy and choice programs Paige Hansen, Indigenous educator and cultural enhancement facilitator Nathan Wilson, Indigenous teacher mentor co-ordinator Heidi Wood, and manager of Indigenous relations for the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority Dianne Sparrow. (Delta School District/submitted photo)

Pair of grants to help Delta School District enhance reconciliation project

$11,000 from Vancouver Fraser Port Authority, Delta Foundation boosts district’s Giving Tree Project

The Delta School District is installing three-foot poles with QR codes linking to information about its Giving Tree Project and the significance of cedar trees for local Indigenous peoples at each school and district site, thanks to a pair of recent grants from the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority and the Delta Foundation. Pictured, left to right: District vice-principal of Indigenous education Diane Jubinville, Indigenous teacher mentor co-ordinator Cody Forbes, district vice-principal of academy and choice programs Paige Hansen, Indigenous educator and cultural enhancement facilitator Nathan Wilson, Indigenous teacher mentor co-ordinator Heidi Wood, and manager of Indigenous relations for the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority Dianne Sparrow. (Delta School District/submitted photo)
Rabiah Dhaliwal. (submitted photo)

Princess-inspired Diana Awards for Surrey ‘changemakers’

Nearly 400 young people across globe were given the award during a virtual ceremony Monday

Rabiah Dhaliwal. (submitted photo)