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Army Cadets enjoy training exercise

During the weekend of Feb. 17, the Army Cadets of 2963 Seaforth Highlanders took to Dakota Ridge for their winter field training exercise. The weather was excellent as the cadets learned skills vital to surviving in the wild if they ever became lost.

SCCA calls out for artists

The Sunshine Coast Conservation Association (SCCA) is holding a competition for the featured artist for its upcoming 2013 fundraising calendar.

Gibsons teen on year-long exchange

Editor's note: Gibsons teen Marc Desaulniers is currently in Borneo in month five of his Canada World Youth exchange. He has sent home a few emails to his family and friends updating them of his experience. This story is based on those emails home.

Pray for the people of Malaysia

On Friday, March 2, the women of Malaysia invite you to join in with them in the World Day of Prayer celebration praying under the theme: Let Justice Prevail.

Learn about the Purple Martin recovery program

Coast residents Arnold Skei and Penny Hall will enlighten the community about the purple martin recovery program at the next meeting of the Sunshine Coast Natural History Society (SCNHS).

High school teacher drives home the safety message

Last June, a grim scene unfolded outside Chatelech Secondary School in Sechelt. An accident involving two vehicles left one teenager dead and several others seriously injured.

Storytelling and experiential inquiry

Head to the Gibsons Public Library for a journey through the ancient art of oral storytelling and experiential inquiry, based on a Western European teaching story, The Six Servants.

Science fun at the fair

Science was found in things like gum, video games and lumps of clay during the recent Science Fair held at Elphinstone Secondary School. About 75 Grade 9 students took part in the Feb. 16 fair, fashioning their experiments after whatever moved them.

Get your hidden treasures appraised

Do you have any items tucked away that are collectable, unusual, historical, or antique? Want to know more about them, including what they're worth? If so, then bring them down to the 11th annual Antiques Roadshow and Heritage Fair on Saturday, Feb.

Museum presents drum workshop

Sunshine Coast Museum and Archives in Gibsons is offering a unique opportunity - to learn and create your own sacred drum. Join Tsawaysia Spukwus in this workshop on Saturday, March 3, from 1 to 4 p.m.
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