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Monthly Archives: August 2016

A Day At the Farm in Ladner

The heat rising off the fields at Westham Island Herb Farm carries the rich smell of fertile soil amid the wafting fragrance of summer flowers. The resident donkey’s eyelids droop in the midday heat as a woman and her daughter pay him a visit. The

Seniors bus arrives in South Delta

After a busy lifetime of independence and self-reliance it can be a shock to aging seniors to suddenly find themselves unable to do basic things like visiting friends or going grocery shopping. That problem can be compounded by a lack of reliable transportation, either because

Dive into a book this summer

School’s out for summer, as the Alice Cooper song goes, but that doesn’t mean all learning has to stop during the holidays. In fact, many school teachers recommend reading in July and August to prevent “summer slide” as the lessons you learned all year slip

A Second Chance for Molly

When “Molly” arrived at the Delta Community Animal Shelter eleven months ago the nearly two-year-old German Shepherd had never known any other life than that of a backyard guard dog. She had a foul yeast smell, severely infected ears, hair loss in various parts of