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Long time chief and councillor retires

After serving as a councillor for the Sechelt Indian Band for 15 years and as chief for six, Tom Paul is ready for retirement.

Creeker lights up the stage

Last weekend, Roberts Creek native 18-year-old Madeleine Burlin lit up the stage starring in Shawnigan Lake School's musical production of Oliver.

Flamenco inflames

There's something very mysterious about flamenco dancing. The songs are mournful, yet the dance with its elaborate costumes and graceful gestures seems joyful.

Support exists for vulnerable kids

While statistics on the Coast show 32.6 per cent of students are entering Kindergarten vulnerable, early learning co-ordinator Kirsten Deasey says there are a plethora of programs available on the Coast to help lower that percentage.

Time to sign up for cleanup

The annual Roberts Creek community clean-up is fast approaching. Have you signed up yet? From April 17 to May 15, volunteers in Roberts Creek will be picking up litter.

Earth Day activities for everyone

Locally, Earth Day will be celebrated on Sunday, April 17, at the Roberts Creek pier. A wonderful array of entertainment will run from noon to 5 p.m.

Everyday Eden is a glorious gardening gem

Everyday Eden is enchanting. This latest offering from gardening, foodie and style guru Christina Symons (think Martha Stewart with a smile that reaches her eyes in a slim brunette persona) is a gem.

The thermometer goes up

The generosity of the entire Sunshine Coast community was celebrated last Saturday, April 2 as the thermometer outside St Mary's Hospital was moved up to mark $1 million in donations. Karen Scott, president of St.

Rowan releases new book

In an effort to show parents the damaging effects of technology overuse on children, paediatric occupational therapist Cris Rowan has released a book titled Virtual Child: The Terrifying Truth About What Technology is Doing to Children.

Sharing the Residential School experience

Candace Campo, a proud member of the Sechelt Nation, will share some of her experience and history of the Sechelt residential school system during a presentation at St. John's United Church on Monday, April 4, at 7 p.m.
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