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Raising a tiny barn

Raising a tiny barn

As card-carrying residents of the Gumboot Nation (Roberts Creek Community Association cards available at Eco-Freako and the library), we share many of the same values when it comes to our little slice of paradise.
Flight of the magpie

Flight of the magpie

The early stages of the spring migration are underway with reports of about 10 migrant species to date (22nd March), however, the headlines have been pre-empted by the visit of a rare species to coastal B.C. – a black-billed magpie.
Sunsets for a cause

Sunsets for a cause

Hi everyone! Hope you all had a wonderful week. Looks like the temperatures have been in the double digits during the day but have gone below zero on some clear nights so don’t put away your warm clothes just yet.
SUPPORTIVE QUILTING

SUPPORTIVE QUILTING

The Comfort Society, a committee within the Sunshine Coast Quilters’ Guild that looks after donating quilts, reached out to RainCity Housing to ask if they would like any quilts for the new supportive housing complex on School Road in Gibsons.
Tree poaching on the rise

Tree poaching on the rise

International speaker, documentary filmmaker and BC Council for International Cooperation (BCIC) executive director Mike Simpson spoke at the March Elphinstone Community Association (ECA) meeting.
Is there help to get to vaccine clinic?

Is there help to get to vaccine clinic?

I am 82 years old and have some mobility issues. I want a COVID-19 vaccine but don’t know how to get to the clinic. This is an important question.
The moon is coming down to Earth… eventually

The moon is coming down to Earth… eventually

The current drought for planetary observing continues with everything but Mars either too close to the sun or the horizon. So, this month’s topic will be some esoteric facts about our moon.
Virtual triathlon aims to help mental, physical health during pandemic

Virtual triathlon aims to help mental, physical health during pandemic

Sunshine Coast resident raising funds for Peak House
Rotary funds overseas schools

Rotary funds overseas schools

Mothers are back to teaching small cohorts of children in their homes after a COVID-19 lockdown was lifted in the slums of Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Popsicle stick bridge kit deliveries set new record

Popsicle stick bridge kit deliveries set new record

The 11th annual Popsicle Stick Bridge Contest is off to a great start with a total of 364 kits delivered to four elementary schools – Cedar Grove, Davis Bay, Roberts Creek and West Sechelt.