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Teachers' Association presents film

The public is invited to a special free screening of Teaching Peace in a Time of War at the Heritage Playhouse Feb. 11 from 7 to 9:30 p.m., sponsored by the Social Justice Committee and the Sunshine Coast Teachers' Association.

Gibsons couple begins clean up

The Rayners are happy to have their health and the help of their community this week as they continue clean up at their home on Ocean Beach Esplanade, which was hit by a mudslide during the recent heavy rains.

Community gets a look at forest project

The recent meeting to discuss the province's invitation to the District of Sechelt to apply for a community forest licence brought up a multitude of questions for which officials have no answers yet.

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.