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Over 10,000 in Delta without power due to wind storm

Over 10,000 in Delta without power due to wind storm

BC Hydro is working to restore power across the Lower Mainland

Over 10,000 in Delta without power due to wind storm
Hornby Drive. (Delta Police Department photo)

Pedestrian suffers life-threatening injuries in South Delta crash

The woman was struck on Hornby Road in the morning on Dec. 19

Hornby Drive. (Delta Police Department photo)
A rendering of the proposed apartment building application on 6950 Nicholson Road. (Keystone Architecture rendering)

North Delta apartment development heading to public hearing

The proposed 188-home Scott and Nicholson was given first and second reading by council on Dec. 17

A rendering of the proposed apartment building application on 6950 Nicholson Road. (Keystone Architecture rendering)
(Black Press file photo)

Unity needed among mayors on Massey Tunnel replacement, Delta mayor says

White Rock, Surrey, Richmond and Delta mayors to meet with local First Nations to find preferred option

(Black Press file photo)
Gymnasts and supporters prepare for a photo during Operation Red Nose’s launch in Delta. (Grace Kennedy photo)

Delta-Richmond Operation Red Nose needs volunteers for New Year’s Eve

Higher demand for the service this year means ORN might not have enough drivers on Dec. 31

Gymnasts and supporters prepare for a photo during Operation Red Nose’s launch in Delta. (Grace Kennedy photo)
Delta School District headquarters in Ladner. (Grace Kennedy photo)

Fentanyl found at a Delta high school, district says

Warning issued after fake Xanax pills confiscated from a student were found to contain opioids

Delta School District headquarters in Ladner. (Grace Kennedy photo)
Grace Kennedy                                United Way Lower Mainland’s Kim Winchell (left) and Gabriel Avelar (right) are hoping they can reduce social isolation in Clayton by partnering with community members to build free little libraries.

United Way to bring little libraries to Clayton

United Way is hoping to partner with residents to host the free gathering spaces for the community

Grace Kennedy                                United Way Lower Mainland’s Kim Winchell (left) and Gabriel Avelar (right) are hoping they can reduce social isolation in Clayton by partnering with community members to build free little libraries.
North Delta’s Chelsea Barron knows how difficult it can be to be a minorty, and hopes she can inspire others to follow their dreams. (Photo submitted)

North Delta woman hopes to inspire others in trades

Chelsea Barron knows it’s difficult to be a minority, but hopes others can follow their dreams

North Delta’s Chelsea Barron knows how difficult it can be to be a minorty, and hopes she can inspire others to follow their dreams. (Photo submitted)
Cloverdale trauma coach Manyi Ebot with her new book “The Caged Giant.” (Grace Kennedy photo)

Cloverdale trauma coach’s first book focuses on hope and recovery

Manyi Ebot experienced her own share of trauma, and hopes her story and research can help others

Cloverdale trauma coach Manyi Ebot with her new book “The Caged Giant.” (Grace Kennedy photo)
Protesters at the Cloverdale Minor Hockey Association rally Monday (Dec. 10). (Grace Kennedy photo)

VIDEO: Cloverdale hockey parents, players rally against mayor’s plan to postpone arena

The future Cloverdale arena is one of many projects set to be delayed in Surrey’s draft budget

Protesters at the Cloverdale Minor Hockey Association rally Monday (Dec. 10). (Grace Kennedy photo)
Grace Kennedy                                (Top) Cloverdale farmer Kevin Buttar outside of his current house on Highway 15. Buttar is worried incoming legislation that may not allow him to build an extension to his house.                                (Bottom right) Kevin Buttar’s home, next to the pre-load that has been settling the ground for almost two years.

‘It’s just taking your dreams away’: Cloverdale farmer worries ALR changes will kill house plans

Kevin Buttar’s house has been in progress for five years; new rules may have him starting all over

Grace Kennedy                                (Top) Cloverdale farmer Kevin Buttar outside of his current house on Highway 15. Buttar is worried incoming legislation that may not allow him to build an extension to his house.                                (Bottom right) Kevin Buttar’s home, next to the pre-load that has been settling the ground for almost two years.
Barb Kaiser (known to the Gendron kids as “Auntie”) makes gingerbread houses with Holly, Brook and their dad Sylvain Gendron. (Photo courtesy of Karen Gendron)

Memories of Cloverdale show ‘Christmas isn’t a time to be alone’

Reporter Grace Kennedy reflects on Cloverdale holidays through the experiences of family and friends

Barb Kaiser (known to the Gendron kids as “Auntie”) makes gingerbread houses with Holly, Brook and their dad Sylvain Gendron. (Photo courtesy of Karen Gendron)
Shoppers have until Dec. 10 to fulfill the wishlists of local seniors, through London Drugs’ Stocking Stuffers for Seniors program. (Grace Kennedy photo)

Surrey residents play secret Santa for 250 seniors

Cloverdale London Drugs is nearing the final days of its Stocking Stuffers for Seniors program

Shoppers have until Dec. 10 to fulfill the wishlists of local seniors, through London Drugs’ Stocking Stuffers for Seniors program. (Grace Kennedy photo)
Students and volunteers sort gifts during the first-ever toy drive at Salish Secondary on Dec. 6. (Grace Kennedy photo)

Salish Secondary toy drive brings in more than 200 toys

The toy drive could turn into an annual event, one of the students said

Students and volunteers sort gifts during the first-ever toy drive at Salish Secondary on Dec. 6. (Grace Kennedy photo)
Alex Sheppard-Reid (right) and Michelle Collier (left) will be performing in Gateway Theatre’s 2018 production of It’s a Wonderful Life. (Grace Kennedy photo;Contributed photo — inset)

North Delta actors takes the stage in musical production of ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’

Alex Sheppard-Reid and Michelle Collier will be performing in Gateway Theatre’s show this Christmas

Alex Sheppard-Reid (right) and Michelle Collier (left) will be performing in Gateway Theatre’s 2018 production of It’s a Wonderful Life. (Grace Kennedy photo;Contributed photo — inset)
Cloverdale Rodeo’s Mike MacSorley and Cloverdale Rodeo Youth Initiative Foundation’s Nicole Read present a $3,500 cheque to Ronald McDonald House in October 2015. (Cloverdale Rodeo Facebook photo)

Cloverdale Rodeo grant applications open for youth charities, programs

Cloverdale Rodeo Youth Initiative Foundation will offer various grants to Lower Mainland recipients

Cloverdale Rodeo’s Mike MacSorley and Cloverdale Rodeo Youth Initiative Foundation’s Nicole Read present a $3,500 cheque to Ronald McDonald House in October 2015. (Cloverdale Rodeo Facebook photo)
Delta tenor Martin Renner Wallace will be singing in this year’s Messiah performance by the Surrey City Orchestra on Dec. 8. (Grace Kennedy photo)

Delta opera singer to perform with Surrey City Orchestra for his 60th ‘Messiah’

Martin Renner Wallace will be the tenor soloist for the Dec. 8 show at Bell Performing Arts Centre

Delta tenor Martin Renner Wallace will be singing in this year’s Messiah performance by the Surrey City Orchestra on Dec. 8. (Grace Kennedy photo)
’Chilling Adventures of Sabrina’ is back filming in Cloverdale Wednesday (Dec. 5). (Grace Kennedy photo)

‘Chilling Adventures of Sabrina’ back in Cloverdale for one of the show’s final shoots

Stars were filming scenes around ‘Cerberus Books’ for the Netflix series

’Chilling Adventures of Sabrina’ is back filming in Cloverdale Wednesday (Dec. 5). (Grace Kennedy photo)
Pat Turo. (RCMP handout)

Missing 25-year-old woman found safe after three weeks

Pat Turo was last seen in Clayton on Nov. 14 before RCMP said she had been found safe on Dec. 4

Pat Turo. (RCMP handout)
A rendering of the proposed apartment building application at 6950 Nicholson Rd. (Keystone Architecture rendering)

Proposed North Delta development to bridge medium- and low-density homes

Dubbed ‘Scott and Nicholson,’ the project hopes to bring more affordable housing to North Delta

A rendering of the proposed apartment building application at 6950 Nicholson Rd. (Keystone Architecture rendering)
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