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Tourism event wins gold medals

If there were an Olympic event for lugging suitcases jam-packed with preserves into Vancouver, local tourism folks Judy Spears and Celia Robben would be shoo-ins for the gold medal. Last Thursday, Feb.

Ambassadors of fun come to Sechelt

The Arrogant Worms, Canadian ambassadors of fun, return to Sechelt on Monday, Feb. 22. Their performance, set for 7:30 p.m., is at the Raven's Cry Theatre.

My Olympic dream

For years I have watched the Olympics on TV and admired all the amazing stories of courage, skill, triumph and sometimes tragedy - the very best athletes in the world competing against one another.

Coast officer displays local pride

Warrant Officer Keith Shannon from Gibsons is feeling a bit prouder of Canada and the Sunshine Coast these days.

How to welcome diversity

The District of Sechelt hosted a community dialogue called Faces of Sechelt, Saturday, Feb. 6, at the Seaside Centre, to look at how Sechelt can become more welcoming and inclusive of its diverse community.

Students team up in Haiti relief effort

Amber, Lili and Talia invited birthday guests to bring Haiti donations instead of presents. Nickki and Emily had saved $400 for a tropical vacation. They dumped every cent in the Haiti relief pot.

NDVR helps Haiti

It started with a class discussion on Monday morning, Jan. 25.

Scholarship applications available

The Coast Recital Society (CRS) invites Sunshine Coast classical music students to submit applications for the annual CRS scholarships. CRS scholarships are open to local music students, 25 years or younger, who are studying classical music.

Perfecting ice for competition

They won't be competing, but they will play a big role in determining who will win gold, silver and bronze in figure skating and women's hockey at the 2010 Winter Olympics.

Dale Eichar rides road to retirement

When Dale Eichar leaves his office for the last time on Jan. 29, he'll take with him 34 years of experience in credit unions, his staff's high esteem and the respect of a grateful membership and board.