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Minister's minute

LET THE BELLS RING South Delta has a municipal bylaw prohibiting the ringing of church bells. No such law exists in the Swiss city of Zurich where Cathy and I are spending our vacation hosted by clergy friends.
New lounge at KinVillage care home provides place to entertain visitors

New lounge at KinVillage care home provides place to entertain visitors

The addition of a lounge at KinVillage Care Home's Parkview special care neighbourhood was celebrated last Wednesday. The lounge was created to provide a quiet space where residents could enjoy a more tranquil setting away from the activity area.

Series aims to help Delta caregivers cope with common dementia issues

A few weekend hours could make a huge difference in the lives of Delta caregivers. The Family Caregiver Series, running Aug. 6 and 13, will explain effective ways to care for a person with Alzheimer's disease or a related dementia.

Former ball player shows she's still got it at 92

A local senior finally got her birthday wish. On her 90th birthday, Ladner resident Stella Clause was asked if she could have one wish what would it be.

Long weekend clinic needs blood donors

Canadian Blood Services is urging Delta residents to rally together to support hospital patients in need by donating blood at the community's blood donor clinic this weekend.

Check out bats at Deas Island

Metro Vancouver is hosting Bats of Burvilla at Deas Island Regional Park next week. Follow the flight of this fascinating mammal at sunset. Listen for its hunting sonar using a bat detector as it dashes and darts in search of mosquitoes and moths.

Locals make Selects touring teams

Five Delta field lacrosse players named to Burnaby Mountain summer rosters

Reach raising money & profile at Tsaw. outdoor movie nights

The weather was perfect last Saturday for the first Tsawwassen Outdoor Movie Night of the season at Diefenbaker Park.

Junior 'A' Delta Islanders on the brink of elimination in semi-finals

The Delta Islanders were in a do or die situation last night against the New Westminster Salmonbellies. The Islanders headed into the matchup, which was past the Optimist's press deadline, down 0-2 in their best-of-five B.C.

Celebrating Burns Bog

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