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Similkameen steps out of the shadows

THE Hired Belly is beginning to think it's time we named the third week in September "B.C. Wine Week." Seriously. After all - if you're not picking it in the Okanagan or Similkameen, chances are you're tasting it in Vancouver or somewhere else.

Reduce Plastic Waste

To lessen the load on landfills, some manufacturers of household cleaners are going green and offering concentrated detergents in small refill packages.

North Vancouver woman joins fight against dementia

SANDRA Wilson is no stranger to pushing herself to the limit.

What's going on for seniors

Women of the River: The Elders Council for Parks in British Columbia will host a free presentation with author Trisha Mason and nature journalist Rosemary Taylor, Sunday, Sept. 25, 11 a.m. at the Heritage Centre, 1620 Mount Seymour Rd.

Keeping your signals clear

CALL it crossed signals. Many dog owners are not sure how to display leadership towards their dog. They conduct themselves in ways where they think they're in control of their dog and the situation, but the dog interprets the behaviour differently.

Club goes to great heights

- Rotary Ride for Rescue: A recreational bike challenge up Cypress Bowl Road followed by family-friendly festivities at the Cypress Mountain parking area, Saturday, Oct. 1, 10 a.m. Info: www.rotaryrideforrescue.org.

Boot up

WedgeS top the footwear trends for fall. Look for sleek styles with lace-up or buckle details in shoes, boots and booties.

Fashion File

Tween clothing store Sofiabella will host a Fall Fashion Event this evening, Sept. 23, 7-9 p.m. at the boutique, 3068 Highland Blvd., North Vancouver.
PHOTOS: Har El Fashion show

PHOTOS: Har El Fashion show

Glazed over

ADD flavour to your kitchen this fall with this made-in-Whistler balsamic reduction.