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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)
(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)
The City of White Rock’s Virtual Canada Day celebrations kick off at 1 p.m. Thursday (July 1). (Gord Goble file photo)

White Rock encourages residents to wear orange on July 1

Canada Day tribute ‘to honour lives lost,’ says mayor

The City of White Rock’s Virtual Canada Day celebrations kick off at 1 p.m. Thursday (July 1). (Gord Goble file photo)
Patricia Mulvaney's vehicle with some of the food items donated to her collection effort in the Mount Olive Lutheran Church parking lot. (Contributed photo)

South Surrey drive-thru collection organizer appeals for hydrating donations

Water and other drinks sought for Surrey Urban Mission program

Patricia Mulvaney's vehicle with some of the food items donated to her collection effort in the Mount Olive Lutheran Church parking lot. (Contributed photo)
Maple Ridge secondary principal Trevor Connor is retiring at the end of this school year. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)

VIDEO: Lower Mainland principal surprised by retirement parade

Staff and students at Maple Ridge secondary held drive-by party for retiring principal Trevor Connor

Maple Ridge secondary principal Trevor Connor is retiring at the end of this school year. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)
South Surrey’s Shalane Wellard is looking for the owner of a bright orange classic car she spotted near 196 Street and Highway 10 in early May, in the hope she may be able to use the vehicle for her July 5 wedding. (Unsplash photo)

Ride in bright orange Bel Air would be ‘cherry on top’ for South Surrey bride

Shalane Wellard on the hunt for ‘awesome’ classic car to deliver her to the church July 5

South Surrey’s Shalane Wellard is looking for the owner of a bright orange classic car she spotted near 196 Street and Highway 10 in early May, in the hope she may be able to use the vehicle for her July 5 wedding. (Unsplash photo)
Lori Schlechtleitner walks in Blackie Spit Park adjacent to the protected salt marsh. (Contributed file photo)

Surrey’s summer park clean-up program launches at Blackie Spit

Volunteers encouraged to pitch in at Surrey parks starting June 28

Lori Schlechtleitner walks in Blackie Spit Park adjacent to the protected salt marsh. (Contributed file photo)
The 2021 PNE Prize Home is located in South Surrey, at 961 McNally Creek Dr. (Janis Nicolay photo)

PHOTOS: South Surrey prize-home tours starting

First-ever built-in-place PNE lottery home opening to public June 26

The 2021 PNE Prize Home is located in South Surrey, at 961 McNally Creek Dr. (Janis Nicolay photo)