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Fashion File

Spring fashion show: Wear Else at Park Royal will hold an in-store runway presentation on Friday, March 8 at 11: 30 a.m.

Seymour closes for a day after snowplow mishap

IT was a quiet Sunday for what should have been a busy day of fresh powder on Mt. Seymour.

Hockey for girls growing

Sarah Mitchell has been skating since she was three years old. Growing up in northern Ontario and Manitoba, Mitchell played on her brother's hockey team when she was a kid because there wasn't any hockey for girls.

Cheering is a challenging sport

Don't look for them on the sidelines because they are centre stage. These are competitive cheerleaders, and their sport is a combination of gymnastics, dance and acrobatics.

What's going on

WEDNESDAY Ambleside Orchestra rehearses Wednesdays, 3: 155: 30 p.m. at Highlands United Church, 3255 Edgemont Blvd., North Vancouver. Intermediate level of musicianship required. Bring a music stand. Info: David, 604-9221035.

Course combines key skills

It's course-planning time at North Shore high schools as students prepare their timetables for next September.

North Vancouver man faces murder charge in Bacon death

Police gang unit makes 3 murder arrests for 2011 Kelowna drive-by shooting

Bright lights

Mollie Nye House and the Lynn Valley Services Society celebrated the 100th anniversary of the historical Lynn Valley landmark with a Heritage Cream Tea Feb 16.

Old habits die hard for frequent thief

A prolific thief known for operating on the North Shore is back in prison after being caught red-handed.

kids' stuff

WEDNESDAY Reading Tails: Emma, a certified St. John Ambulance therapy dog, will help kids read Wednesdays until March 13, 4-5 p.m. at West Vancouver Memorial Library, 1950 Marine Dr. To register for a 20-minute appointment call 604-925-7408.