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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

'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.
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
Game on for youth tournaments again while high school sports still wait

Game on for youth tournaments again while high school sports still wait

B.C. School Sports hopes to get update by Friday from Ministry of Education
No pre-entry PCR test required at Point Roberts and other B.C. borders for short shopping trips

No pre-entry PCR test required at Point Roberts and other B.C. borders for short shopping trips

CBSA makes an exemption for B.C. borders in light of continued supply issues
9/11 20 years later: Delta firefighters recall their trip to New York

9/11 20 years later: Delta firefighters recall their trip to New York

Visits over several months was to attend funerals and provide emotional support
Delta Hockey Academy mourns the loss of three players

Delta Hockey Academy mourns the loss of three players

Delta Hockey Academy's home at Planet Ice in North Delta was closed to the public on Monday
Washington State governor makes historic visit to Point Roberts on border closure concerns

Washington State governor makes historic visit to Point Roberts on border closure concerns

Jay Inslee became just the third governor to ever visit the exclave to address his concerns on the extended border closure