James Smith

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$7-million winning lotto ticket sold in Delta

Only one ticket in yesterday’s draw had all six numbers, meaning a big win for whoever has it.

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Rabbit owners are advised to be cautious as there have been more confirmed cases of rabbit haemorrhagic disease. (News Bulletin file photo)

Lower Mainland rabbits confirmed killed by highly-infectious virus

Feral colony on Annacis Island in Delta died from hemorrhagic disease. Pet rabbits could be at risk

Rabbit owners are advised to be cautious as there have been more confirmed cases of rabbit haemorrhagic disease. (News Bulletin file photo)
Colton Hasebe and his family address the crowd after being announced as BC Children’s Hospital Foundation’s 2018 Champion Child on Jan. 16. (James Smith photo)

North Delta’s boy newest BC Children’s Hospital Foundation’s Champion Child

Colton takes the reins from 2107 Champion Child and Tsawwassen resident Taylin McGill

Colton Hasebe and his family address the crowd after being announced as BC Children’s Hospital Foundation’s 2018 Champion Child on Jan. 16. (James Smith photo)
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Drivers urged to slow down during Alex Fraser Bridge construction

Work crews are installing a snow removal system and movable counterflow lane

(Katya Slepian/Black Press photo)
Construction near the entrance to the Alex Fraser Bridge from Nordel Way. (Grace Kennedy photo)

Work begins on Alex Fraser Bridge counterflow lane

$70-million project is expected to be complete in fall 2018

Construction near the entrance to the Alex Fraser Bridge from Nordel Way. (Grace Kennedy photo)
Fraser Valley Regional Library patrons can pay their fines with non-perishable food items now through January 21, 2018. (Contributed photo)

Swap food for fines at Fraser Valley Regional Library

Customers can get $2 off any outstanding fees or fines per non-perishable food item they bring in

Fraser Valley Regional Library patrons can pay their fines with non-perishable food items now through January 21, 2018. (Contributed photo)
Yash Zandiyeh helps coach the Killarney Cougars against the Princess Margaret Mustangs from Penticton at Delview Secondary’s inaugural Gurpreet Gill Invitational on Dec. 1, 2017. (James Smith photo)

Lower Mainland basketball community rallies for shoe drive

BC Hoop Scoop founder Yash Zandiyeh is bringing rival schools together for a good cause

Yash Zandiyeh helps coach the Killarney Cougars against the Princess Margaret Mustangs from Penticton at Delview Secondary’s inaugural Gurpreet Gill Invitational on Dec. 1, 2017. (James Smith photo)
(Neil Dubord/Twitter photo)

God of thunder sends letter to Delta Police

Chief Neil Dubord shared a letter from Thor that included drawings of all the DPD’s vehicles

(Neil Dubord/Twitter photo)
North Delta’s Crossroads United Church. (James Smith photo)

B.C. church defaced with disturbing anti-Christian graffiti

Staff at Crossroads United Church reported the vandalism to police late last week

North Delta’s Crossroads United Church. (James Smith photo)
The 1988-89 SFU men’s basketball team coached by Stan Stewardson (front row, third from right.) (Contributed photo)

Stan Stewardson, former SFU basketball coach, passes away at 78

Stewardson is in the Basketball BC, Delta Sports, Burnaby Sports and SFU Athletics halls of fame

The 1988-89 SFU men’s basketball team coached by Stan Stewardson (front row, third from right.) (Contributed photo)
Footage posted to YouTube last week shows a drone flying mere metres from traffic on the Alex Fraser Bridge. (YouTube screen shot)

VIDEO: Authorities investigating footage of drone near Alex Fraser Bridge

Footage posted to YouTube shows a drone flying next to traffic and around bridge pillars and cables

Footage posted to YouTube last week shows a drone flying mere metres from traffic on the Alex Fraser Bridge. (YouTube screen shot)
White Rock residents Karen Arsenault and four year-old Dylan Arsenault enjoy the brand new Flutterbye ride at The Fair at the PNE. The PNE continues until Sept 4 in Vancouver. (Craig Hodge photo)

PNE offering deep discount for Public Library Day

On Aug. 23, show your Fraser Valley Regional Library card and get into the fair for $5

White Rock residents Karen Arsenault and four year-old Dylan Arsenault enjoy the brand new Flutterbye ride at The Fair at the PNE. The PNE continues until Sept 4 in Vancouver. (Craig Hodge photo)
(James Smith photo)

Delta police warn of fake Craigslist ads after one seeking ‘cuddle buddy’ used resident’s address

The woman’s home has been targeted three times in one month by fake online classifieds

(James Smith photo)
B.C. announces restoration of Human Rights Commission

B.C. announces restoration of Human Rights Commission

Premier John Horgan was in Vancouver on Friday to time the announcement with Pride weekend

B.C. announces restoration of Human Rights Commission
Pitmaster Jamie Leighton of Porkmafia carved up a fresh BBQ for wildfire evacuees and firefighters in Kamloops late into the night on July 10. (Doug Sandover/Facebook photo)

North Delta pitmaster helps feed wildfire evacuees

Jamie Leighton served 2,300 meals to firefighters and families fleeing the flames.

Pitmaster Jamie Leighton of Porkmafia carved up a fresh BBQ for wildfire evacuees and firefighters in Kamloops late into the night on July 10. (Doug Sandover/Facebook photo)
Delta Mayor Lois Jackson annouced on Facebook that evacuees may park their mobile homes or trailers at North Delta recreation centres and on local streets until the emergency in the Interior is over.                                James Smith photo

Wildfire evacuees welcome at Delta rec centres

Mayor announced that parking lots at local rec centres will be available for evacuees with RVs

Delta Mayor Lois Jackson annouced on Facebook that evacuees may park their mobile homes or trailers at North Delta recreation centres and on local streets until the emergency in the Interior is over.                                James Smith photo
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Delta looking to dispel ‘myths’ and ‘misinformation’ about Massey Bridge

Report aims to cut through the politics to inform the public and change minds about the project

(Black Press file photo)
Sphero SPRK+ is an app-enabled robotic ball made by the same company that created the BB-8 droid for Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens. Members of the Fraser Valley Regional Library can now check one out, free of charge, for a two- or three-week period.                                Bryan Rowe/Sphero photo

Fraser Valley Regional Library rolls out free robot rentals

Sphero SPRK+ is an app-enabled robotic ball designed to inspire curiosity, creativity and invention.

Sphero SPRK+ is an app-enabled robotic ball made by the same company that created the BB-8 droid for Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens. Members of the Fraser Valley Regional Library can now check one out, free of charge, for a two- or three-week period.                                Bryan Rowe/Sphero photo
Fire rages on Fox Mountain above Coyote Rock just south of Williams Lake and near Sugar Cane.                                Monica Lamb-Yorski photo

Delta sending staff and first responders to help fight B.C. wildfires

Two police, one firefighter and one municipal staffer are headed to Williams Lake.

Fire rages on Fox Mountain above Coyote Rock just south of Williams Lake and near Sugar Cane.                                Monica Lamb-Yorski photo
Transit fares will be under scrutiny by the Mobility Pricing Independent Commission, but it’s only one of many issues the commission will examine. (James Smith photo)

Commission examining Lower Mainland transportation pricing set to begin its work

Group looking at mobility pricing to help reduce congestion, promote fairness and support investment

Transit fares will be under scrutiny by the Mobility Pricing Independent Commission, but it’s only one of many issues the commission will examine. (James Smith photo)