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Ladner triathlete shows an iron will

They say a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. But for Ladner’s Sarah Foisy it really began three years ago with a bumper sticker on a car that simply said “26.2 miles.” After enquiring about the number she learned it was

Kim Baird fills a tall Order

A few days before the ninth anniversary of the ratification of Tsawwassen First Nations’ (TFN) historic Treaty, its former Chief received the prestigious Order of British Columbia for her remarkable work in that process. Kim Baird, 45, is known today as the architect of the

Chilukthan Sloughside Free Book Swap

Seeing the inside of the Ladner home of Margaret and Tod Jensen, it’s not difficult to understand why they’d be the creators behind the Chilukthan Sloughside free book swap. Their home is festooned and adorned with a wide variety of books, eclectic items and cultural

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