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The 2020 Delta Community Banner Contest winning entries: (from left) Delta Heritage category winner “Nature at Dawn” by Milana Lobkova, Discover Delta category winner “We Grow Food” by Mary Ann Burrows, Emerging Artist category winner “A Scenic View of Delta” by Mary Neufeld, and Aspiring Artist category winner “Hungry Heron” by Randi Cunningham. (City of Delta photos)

2020 Delta Community Banner Contest winners revealed

The artists and their designs will be formally recognized at a council meeting in early 2021

 

Representatives from the Delta Firefighters’ Charitable Society and local retailers present cheques for $5,000 to Priscilla Belonio from WINGS - Azure Place and Wayne Connorton from the South Delta Starfish Pack program, proceeds from the society’s “We’re in this Together” t-shirt campaign. (Dave Mason/contributed photo)

Delta firefighters t-shirt campaign raises over $11,000

Funds donated to Azure Place transition house, South Delta Starfish Pack program

 

(Delta Police Department photo)

Scam-savvy North Delta couple help would-be victims avoid Bitcoin fraud

Mike’s Convenience Store owners have stopped several folks from being scammed at their Bitcoin ATM

 

Delta Fire unveiled its new mascot, Flash, this week at North Delta’s Cougar Canyon Elementary School with Grade 2 student Theo Wong, who won pizza for his entire class for submitting the mascot’s name. (Submitted photo)

PHOTOS: Delta fire debuts new mascot

‘Flash’ presented a class at North Delta’s Cougar Canyon Elementary with a pizza lunch

Delta Fire unveiled its new mascot, Flash, this week at North Delta’s Cougar Canyon Elementary School with Grade 2 student Theo Wong, who won pizza for his entire class for submitting the mascot’s name. (Submitted photo)
The City of Delta is receiving $77,250 from Natural Resources Canada’s Zero-Emission Vehicle Infrastructure Program for the installation of 20 electric vehicle charging stations at public facilities in the community, like this one outside the new North Delta Centre for the Arts. (James Smith photo)

Delta to receive $77K for more electric vehicle charging stations

The federal funding will help expand Delta’s network of public charging stations by 20 in 2021

The City of Delta is receiving $77,250 from Natural Resources Canada’s Zero-Emission Vehicle Infrastructure Program for the installation of 20 electric vehicle charging stations at public facilities in the community, like this one outside the new North Delta Centre for the Arts. (James Smith photo)
The Delta Hospital Auxiliary Society has donated $55,000 to the Delta Hospital and Community Health Foundation’s Cancer Care Fund. (Submitted photo)

Auxiliary donates $55,000 towards cancer care at Delta Hospital

Approximately 8,819 cancer related surgeries were performed at Delta Hospital last year

The Delta Hospital Auxiliary Society has donated $55,000 to the Delta Hospital and Community Health Foundation’s Cancer Care Fund. (Submitted photo)
Delta city hall in Ladner. (James Smith photo)

Delta launches Phase 2 of Housing Action Plan consultation

City seeking input on strategies and actions over the next five years to address local housing needs

Delta city hall in Ladner. (James Smith photo)
Delta Foundation logo. (Delta Foundation image)

More Delta charities to receive emergency funding

Delta Foundation granted out another $76,370 through Canada’s Emergency Community Support Fund

Delta Foundation logo. (Delta Foundation image)
Carolyn Bauer of Delta won $58,502.50 on a forgotten Lotto 6/49 ticket she found while cleaning her kitchen. (Submitted photo)

Forgotten Lotto 6/49 ticket wins Delta woman $58,500

Carolyn Bauer purchased the ticket at the Chevron at River Road and Centre Street in North Delta

Carolyn Bauer of Delta won $58,502.50 on a forgotten Lotto 6/49 ticket she found while cleaning her kitchen. (Submitted photo)
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Delta police launch online reporting tool

Site for reporting non-emergencies such as vandalism, fraud under $5K, lost property, traffic incidents

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Cannabis edibles found in Halloween bag lead police to illegal lab in North Delta

Delta police arrested a man and a woman while executing a warrant at a residential property Nov. 20

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Delta’s Denise Skinner won $250,000 in BCLC’s Daily Grand draw on Nov. 12, 2020. (Submitted photo)

Delta lotto winner plans to spread some Christmas cheer

Delta’s Denise Skinner won $250,000 in BCLC’s Daily Grand draw on Nov. 12.

Delta’s Denise Skinner won $250,000 in BCLC’s Daily Grand draw on Nov. 12, 2020. (Submitted photo)
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Police issue warning after young girl followed, approached in North Delta

DPD looking for video shot in the area of 82nd Avenue from 112th to 114th at 3-3:30 p.m. on Nov. 19

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Violent crime in Delta down significantly so far this year

Most types of crime down in third quarter of 2020, but notable rise in thefts from auto, cybercrime

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(Delta Police Department photo)

Delta police looking for witnesses to crash involving cyclist

Police say the cyclist was struck while crossing Cliveden Avenue on Annacis Island Nov. 17

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The Delta Firefighters Charitable Society donated $7,315 to KidSport Delta on Thursday, Nov. 12 in the name of retired Battalion Chief Pete Popovich, who passed away unexpectedly in August. (Submitted photo)

Delta firefighters honour late member’s memory with donation to KidSport

$7,315 donation made in the name of retired Battalion Chief Pete Popovich, who passed away in August

The Delta Firefighters Charitable Society donated $7,315 to KidSport Delta on Thursday, Nov. 12 in the name of retired Battalion Chief Pete Popovich, who passed away unexpectedly in August. (Submitted photo)
More than a dozen people have been arrested after police shut down an $18-million “dial-a-dope” operation in Delta and Richmond. (Delta Police Department photo)

Police shut down $18-million drug operation in Delta, Richmond

Evidence seized indicates links to organized crime, specifically the Hells Angels and the UN gang

More than a dozen people have been arrested after police shut down an $18-million “dial-a-dope” operation in Delta and Richmond. (Delta Police Department photo)
This map illustrates the number of COVID-19 test positive cases in Lower Mainland communities from Jan. 1 to Oct. 31, 2020. (BC Centre for Disease Control map)

Total COVID-19 cases in Delta doubled twice in two months

Map released by BC Centre for Disease Control shows spikes in Delta, Surrey, other cities in October

This map illustrates the number of COVID-19 test positive cases in Lower Mainland communities from Jan. 1 to Oct. 31, 2020. (BC Centre for Disease Control map)
Gala committee chair Don Sangster and Delta Hospital and Community Health Foundation executive director Lisa Hoglund hold a “cheque” for $224,000 raised during the foundation’s first ever True Blue Virtual Moonlight Gala on Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020. (Submitted photo)

Delta Hospital virtual gala raises over $224,000

Delta Hospital and Community Health Foundation held its True Blue Virtual Moonlight Gala on Nov. 7

Gala committee chair Don Sangster and Delta Hospital and Community Health Foundation executive director Lisa Hoglund hold a “cheque” for $224,000 raised during the foundation’s first ever True Blue Virtual Moonlight Gala on Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020. (Submitted photo)
This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2. Also known as 2019-nCoV, the virus causes COVID-19. The sample was isolated from a patient in the U.S. (Photo courtesy NIAID-RML via The Associated Press)

COVID-19 exposures at two North Delta schools

Exposure events at Burnsview Secondary Nov. 3, 4 and 5; Heath Traditional Elementary Nov. 2 and 3

This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2. Also known as 2019-nCoV, the virus causes COVID-19. The sample was isolated from a patient in the U.S. (Photo courtesy NIAID-RML via The Associated Press)