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Whelan presents at next meeting

In March 2007, Dianne Whelan accompanied seven Canadian Forces and Inuit Rangers in a 2,000 km trip through Canada's far north. They covered ground by snowmobiles from Resolute to the Canadian Forces Station in Alert.

Joint art gala a success

It was a successful sale of local art, and also an exercise in co-operative fundraising.

Putting peace into practice

Julia Smith is a member of a small, amazing group of people who have the potential to change our planet for the better. Her story is one that gives hope in a world of strife and hardship.

Be a part of a living library

This Saturday (Jan. 22), the Sechelt Public Library is introducing its newest collection -Living Books - members of our community who have interesting stories to tell, skills to share and information about wonderful adventures.

Competition to showcase student Earth Day art

Student artists from across B.C. will showcase their impressions of important environmental issues through a province-wide Earth Day art show and competition.

The man who played with birds

Editor's note: West Sechelt Elementary School played host to a unique presentation from Dr. Glen Chilton recently. Grade 7 student Emma Brisbois provided this story about the presentation.

Unit 12, 61 pass safety audits

Unit 12 Halfmoon Bay, of the Canadian Coast Guard Auxiliary - Pacific (CCGA-P), has just passed its safety audit with the resulting gold sticker being firmly affixed to the Ken Moore, the Unit's fast response vessel.

Coast dollars at work in Haiti

While Haiti is still suffering, donations from the Coast have made a difference in the past year.

A simple walk in the morning

"Watch us go" is the motivating slogan behind the Gibsons' Toastmasters group, Morningstars. The members take the idea literally. They are planning a community walk this Saturday, Jan. 15, starting at 10 a.m.

A second day of listening

Building on the success of its first day of listening event, the Sunshine Coast Museum and Archives is hosting a second event on Friday, Jan. 21.