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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.

Sechelt firefighters Olympics-bound

Five Sechelt firefighters will head to Whistler in early February, to provide first aid, fire prevention, and - if necessary - firefighting skills to safeguard Olympic attendees and venues.

Ice Gate taking shape

Editor's note: For the next five weeks, Coast Reporter will be presenting features on the 2010 Winter Olympics and how Sunshine Coast residents are getting involved in the Games.

Coast team in South Africa

On Dec. 1, our Canada World Youth team from the Sunshine Coast left, departing on a two-day trip to South Africa for the second phase of our trip.

Passing the family torch

When 13-year-old Lakota Joe carries the Olympic torch Feb. 4 as a representative of the Sechelt First Nation, family history will repeat itself.

Unearthing all things voodoo

Driving down a red-earth, unpaved road with 19 Canada World Youth (CWY) participants jammed into a minivan winding and turning to miss the potholes, we head to Ouidah, the capital of all things voodoo. Marking the celebration each year on Jan.