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Celebrate International Women's Day

International Women's Day (IWD) is celebrated March 8 every year and is globally recognized as a day of celebration of women's achievements politically, economically and socially. It is an official holiday in some countries, but not in Canada.

Seedy Saturday in Roberts Creek

One Straw Society volunteers will be busy on Saturday in Roberts Creek for the Seedy Saturday event.

Season comes to a close with Birkebeiner race

It is only 9:45 on a Sunday morning, but the Dakota Ridge parking lot is already bustling. Youngsters spill out of mini-vans and SUVs as their parents fumble with skis, poles and backpacks stuffed with gear.

Canada wins gold

Local robotics team RCXRM returned from Moscow, Idaho Feb. 14 with two gold medals for Canada.

Planning your vegetable garden

If you're thinking about creating a new vegetable garden or just want a better one for less work and more yummy food, attend the talk Saturday, Feb. 27, at 3 p.m. at the Seaside Centre in Sechelt, A Year in the Vegetable Garden.

Food security initiatives continue to sprout

As spring nears, thoughts of gardening and food production start to sprout in the heads of many Coasters.

Dancing for the world

Fabulous. Spectacular. Just two of the words that many Coast residents used to describe last Friday's opening ceremony at the 2010 Olympic Winter Games.

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.