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Tree enterprise

Simon Brown (left), Ethan Edwardsen, Graeme Halliday-Gunn, Kyle McInnis and Jeffery Austen of the 30th Seymour Scouts take a break during their annual Christmas tree chip held in Lynn Valley. Go to photo galleries for more photos.

NV corrections officer receives service award

WENDY Potts-Wong, from the North Shore Community Corrections Office, is receiving a Corrections Exemplary Service Medal for 20 years of outstanding service. According to a press release, Potts-Wong (retired) was among 33 exceptional B.C.

Young artist of the week: AMY NAKANO, 12

AMY NAKANO, 12, ROSS ROAD ELEMENTARY Art teacher: Carmen Yuen Favourite art: watercolour Favourite artist: Agnes Cecile and Vincent van Gogh Her teacher writes: Amy has a great interest in art history and learning about all types of media and techniq

Fire free holidays

West Vancouver firefighters Garrith Michael (left) and Shawn Obrae promote the "Keep the Tree Green" holiday fire safety campaign. For every day without a fire an ornament will put on the sign.
News around the world - December 16, 2012

News around the world - December 16, 2012

Hair goes

Thomas Buhler (13), Matthew Purkiss (13) and Matthew Somerville (14) were among the students and staff of St. Thomas Aquinas secondary who shaved their heads Friday to raise money for cancer research.

Young artist of the week: Christine Campa, 10

Art teacher: Chris Cullen Favourite art: drawing Favourite artist: Claude Monet Her teacher writes: Christina's art demonstrates a good use of perspective and proportion.
News around the world - December 9, 2012

News around the world - December 9, 2012

Community bulletin board

Meet Your Mayor: Drop in to the Lynn Valley library's fireplace area for one-on-one chats with North Vancouver District Mayor Richard Walton Monday, Dec. 10, 9-10: 30 a.m. at 1277 Lynn Valley Rd., North Vancouver. Check nvdpl.

NV woman dubbed a national 'rock star'

NORTH Vancouver resident Cathy Kuzel, a professional speaker, author and sales skills coach, has been named One of Canada's Top 10 Mentor Rock Stars by StartUp Canada, a new national organization that aims to inspire, foster and celebrate entrepreneu