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John Hind-Smith award open for nominations

The Sunshine Coast Conservation Association (SCCA) welcomes nominations for the John Hind-Smith Award. The award, established in 2006, honours this environmentalist.

Poynter presents birding Boundary Bay

Birding in Boundary Bay will be the focus of the next meeting of the Sunshine Coast Natural History Society (SCNHS). The annual general meeting for the society will take place followed by the presentation by Allan Poynter on Friday, May 6 at 7:30 p.

Raffle supports conservation efforts

The Sunshine Coast Conservation Association (SCCA) has launched a fundraising raffle offering a locally-made wooden row boat, hand-crafted by Nicol Warn, as first prize.

Boingy or bust for Coast hopeful

Charlie Rose is hoping to get a big investment from the Dragons when he shows up riding his bouncing drum set dubbed the Boingy Boingy, but he needs some help to get to the Dragons' Den taping in Toronto May 13.

Keith Wright was a man of vision

Keith Wright will be remembered as a man of vision, a pioneer of the upper Gibsons business community, a philanthropist who gave to charitable organizations and a founder of recreational clubs in Gibsons and Roberts Creek.

Dempster documentary pulls at the heartstrings

I'd Play the Game for Free -seems an appropriate title for a documentary on Gibsons' Ryan Dempster produced by Coast TV to be aired next week.

Celebrating 50 years of space flight

Proach Models, an aerospace model making company in Sechelt, B.C. is once again join with the H. R.

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.
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