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CapU to kick off school year with a feast

Capilano University will host its first powwow this week thanks to the efforts of a 21-year-old film student.

Woman wanted for assault on cabbie

Police are on the hunt for a woman they say punched a taxi driver in the face in West Vancouver. The unidentified suspect got into the cab in Vancouver just before 2 a.m. Aug. 31 and asked to be taken to the North Shore, according to investigators.

New year + contract = buoyant teachers

SCHOOL sports teams will hit the ground running again this month as students and teachers return to the classroom looking forward to a school year free of the labour strife that dominated the previous year.

Crews battle wildfire near Lions Bay

FIRE crews battled a one-hectare blaze in the forest above Lions Bay on Sunday with three helicopters and a crew of 18 firefighters on the ground. A 20-person wildfire crew was still working on the fire on Monday on the steep site above Highway 99.

Rocky Mountaineer reaches deal with locked-out workers

MORE than 100 unionized employees of the Rocky Mountaineer rail tour company whove been on the picket lines for over a year may soon be back on the job.

Community bulletin board

Musicians Wanted: The West Vancouver Concert Band, an adult band for brass, wind and percussion instruments, is looking for new members. The band performs a mix of classical, progressive and jazz music at community events.
100 years united

100 years united

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Options for Volunteers

School Ambassador: The Heart and Stroke Foundation is looking for school ambassador volunteers.

Arts groups get $70k in new funding

EIGHT North Shore arts groups are getting a funding boost totalling $67,000 from the BC Arts Council, who announced the hike Aug. 13.