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Cars and quilts!

The ninth annual Quilt Walk and Classic Car Show on Sunday attracted hundreds of quilts and cars, and thousands of visitors to Ladner Village. For more photos visit www.delta-optimist.com.

Delta fire danger rating raised to high

With all the recent hot dry weather across the province, Delta last week raised its fire danger rating. Last Wednesday, the fire danger rating was raised from moderate to high. An outdoor burning ban has been in place since June.

Local church group heads to Guatemala on missions trip

A team from South Delta Baptist Church is away on a missions trip to Guatemala this month. Having left last week and set to return on Aug. 29, the group of 15 includes 10 high school students and five adults.

A look at the fine art of napping on the bus

When you the ride the bus as much I do, which is a lot, you can't help but notice them. No matter the day or the hour or the season, they are there, in front of me, beside me, or sitting in the back. Bus nappers.

Many hands help with barn raising

Delta hosted an old-fashioned barn raising Sunday afternoon at Kirkland House on Arthur Drive in Ladner. The Harris Barn was formerly located in the 5500-block of 64th Street.

Fire dep't rescues horse

Delta's fire department is contemplating specialized training for firefighters after a crew was called upon to rescue a horse earlier this week. Emergency crews were called to a farm in East Delta at about 8 a.m.

Police dep'ts sign deal with civilian-led office

IIO to investigate serious incidents involving officers

CUPE contract talks stalled

The Corporation hopes to resume informal talks with the union next month, says CAO

Two injured in crash

Two people were sent to hospital Tuesday morning after ending up in the ditch following a two-car crash in East Delta. Delta police spokesperson Const. Ciaran Feenan said the call came in at about 7: 45 a.m.

Clubs & Groups

?Fraser Valley Regional Library is hosting a halfday training workshop for anyone who would like to get involved in The Next Chapter Book Club, an initiative funded by Delta Literacy, hosted by FVRL and supported by Deltassist, is coming to Delta.