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Bald eagles on the next agenda

The next meeting of the Sunshine Coast Natural History Society takes place on Friday, Feb. 4, at 7:30 p.m. at the Sunshine Coast Arts Centre in Sechelt. The topic is Bald Eagles on a Dangerous Flight Path, featuring guest speaker Dawn Laing.

Recycling kept in-house

The Sunshine Coast Regional District has rejected three proposals from private companies for a new recycling contract. Instead, in a closed-door meeting Jan. 20, the SCRD board decided to continue running its recycling program in-house.

MP steps down as House Leader, won't run again

The Member of Parliament (MP) for the Sunshine Coast, Whistler and Squamish has a new health plan in mind - one that involves not running.

Little Legion tops the list

Royal Canadian Legion Roberts Creek Branch #219 has been recognized for achieving the highest membership increase in 2004 of all Legion branches in British Columbia. Membership increased some 45 members in one year.

What can we as a community do?

Editor's note: This is the third of a three-part series on drugs, alcohol and youth on the Sunshine Coast. Last week we asked what's missing in our support for youth with alcohol and drug problems and what can we as a community do.

Floods and mudslides hit the Coast

Floods and mudslides swept the Coast this week, leaving at least one family temporarily without a home.

Think locally, act globally

Almost 50 people spent last Sunday afternoon learning about the Adopt-a-Village tsunami relief initiative spearheaded on the Sunshine Coast by Angela Pressburger, Michael Siddall and Natasha Rosewood.

Affordable housing forum seeks solutions

The lack of affordable housing is a growing crisis on the Sunshine Coast, but there are ways for the community to tackle the problem. That was the consensus at last Saturday's forum on affordable housing, entitled Looking for Home.

Nights are Alive for youth

Do you know what your kids are doing on a Friday night? Ask them! For Sunshine Coast Youth aged 13 to 18, Nights Alive provides a safe alternative to the stereotypical Friday night street scene.

Volunteer fire department a go

After almost two years of community effort, the Egmont and District Volunteer Fire Department is becoming a reality. The aim is to have a functioning fire department in the spring of 2006.
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