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Celebrating Burns Bog

Deltans out in force to take part in annual International Bog Day festivities Sunday

Purple Pirate to make stops at all three Delta libraries to show kids reading is delicious

The Purple Pirate knows just the recipe for a delicious, fun-filled library program. He combines one Purple Pirate, one part magic, one part storytelling, one part dance, two parts comedy and three parts audience participation.

Ladner Pioneers open series with 9-4 win against Nanaimo

The Ladner Pioneers beat the Nanaimo Timbermen 9-4 Sunday to open their West Coast Senior Lacrosse Association semi-final playoff series. Ladner got hat tricks from Quinn Waddington and Cam Taylor while Greg Rennie scored twice and had five assists.

Firefighters to the rescue

Delta firefighters came to the rescue of an overtired stroke survivor who had been on a coach trip to Granville Island with a group of Delta Stroke Recovery members.

Book launch planned to coincide with Bog Day

For Peat's Sake, an informative look at Burns Bog and other peatlands, brings topic into schools and homes

Local longshore union raises over $20,000 for Children's Hospital

The International Longshore and Warehouse Union Local 502, which is responsible for Deltaport and Fraser Surrey Docks, ended up with a fundraising total for B.C. Children's Hospital that was even beyond members' imagination.

Stuffed animals on parade at local libraries next month

Does your favourite stuffed animal have the softest fur, the biggest eyes or the longest tail? Bring your stuffie to your local library to be registered for the upcoming Stuffed Animal Pet Parade. Don't wait too long as registration ends July 31.

Green Team teaming up to tackle ivy at nature reserve

The Lower Mainland Green Team is joining forces with the Cougar Creek Stream Keepers to remove ivy at the Delta Nature Reserve next weekend. The undertaking is set for Saturday, July 23 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. All ages and abilities are welcome.

Garden workshops on now

Now that summer has arrived, it's time to get your hands dirty. The Corporation of Delta is continuing its series of free sustainable gardening workshops for Delta residents.
Portraits of Honour in Ladner

Portraits of Honour in Ladner

National tour honouring military to make stop in South Delta on Saturday