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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

Caber the Caring K9

On the sunny sands of Centennial Beach, Caber the Delta Police Trauma K9 looks a lot like any dog out for a walk. But as I approach him there’s definitely something different about him. A calmness, a serenity to his friendly gaze. “He doesn’t have

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