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Mark Booth

Mark Booth

Mark Booth is the sports editor of the Delta Optimist, who also writes about a wide range of aspects in the community from business to lifestyles to arts and entertainment. If you have a sports tip or interesting story for Mark, you can reach him at mbooth@delta-optimist.com.

Recent Work by Mark

Highway 99 car fire causing Friday rush hour traffic snarl

Highway 99 car fire causing Friday rush hour traffic snarl

Long weekend traffic off to a rough start on Delta portion of highway
'Never got a call back': Art seized by Saanich Police included work by Tsawwassen painter

'Never got a call back': Art seized by Saanich Police included work by Tsawwassen painter

John Horton awaiting word on when he will get his paintings back
An 18-hour drive in Ukraine that a Tsawwassen paramedic will never forget

An 18-hour drive in Ukraine that a Tsawwassen paramedic will never forget

Jeff Burko is planning for a third trip into the war-ravaged country after bringing his expertise and much-needed medical supplies through community donations.
Update: Truck accident blocking northbound HOV lane entrance to Massey Tunnel

Update: Truck accident blocking northbound HOV lane entrance to Massey Tunnel

Delta emergency vehicles on the scene
Richmond Delta Youth Orchestra celebrating 50th season

Richmond Delta Youth Orchestra celebrating 50th season

Special anniversary concert planned for UBC's Chan Centre for the Performing Arts
Friday afternoon northbound crash at Massey Tunnel

Friday afternoon northbound crash at Massey Tunnel

Expect delays to be even worse than usual
Highway 99 corridor improvements welcome news for Delta and Richmond commuters

Highway 99 corridor improvements welcome news for Delta and Richmond commuters

Program includes much more than replacing Massey Tunnel including new five-lane Steveston Interchange
Soaring gas prices have Canadians streaming to Point Roberts

Soaring gas prices have Canadians streaming to Point Roberts

Special exemption means no negative COVID test is required to return home.
Ladner dad with terminal cancer on a mission to help B.C.'s vulnerable population

Ladner dad with terminal cancer on a mission to help B.C.'s vulnerable population

Jeremy Franta says more protection from COVID-19 is required
Ladner blueliner playing for China at Winter Olympic Games

Ladner blueliner playing for China at Winter Olympic Games

Jason Fram took his game overseas three years ago after decorated junior and university careers