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Coaching carousel spins at Capilano

THE Capilano University athletic department may need to stock up on a new coaching tool to start the 2012-13 season: nametags.

City OKs 2% tax hike but nixes Harry Jerome levy

COUNCILLORS for the City of North Vancouver gave preliminary approval Monday to a two per cent tax rise in 2012, but voted down a staff recommendation for an additional one per cent levy to help pay for the redevelopment of Harry Jerome recreation ce

Mother corp

CBC supporters march from First Street up Lonsdale Avenue up to MP Andrew Saxtons constituency office at 102 West Third Street Thursday armed with a binder filled with 26,000 signatures protesting financial cuts to the CBC.

TransLink back to property tax hike

Walton: Premier's audit plans fine, but transit financing still needed

Green guide

GardenSmart Workshop - Veggies 101: Heather Nielsen will discuss how to plan and care for your first vegetable garden this Saturday, March 31, 1-2: 30 p.m. at Lynn Canyon Ecology Centre, 3663 Park Rd., North Vancouver. Admission: $5.

Bright Lights

Representatives of the West Vancouver Historical Society and the West Vancouver Museum hosted an opening reception for A Journey Through Time, a photo and artifact exhibit celebrating West Vancouver's centennial, at the museum March 20.

ICBC expands its translation services to 170 languages

THE Insurance Corporation of British Columbia boasts it will soon be able to offer language assistance for non-English speaking customers in 170 languages.

Elephant poaching fight comes to West Vancouver

Five years ago in India, Dag Goering locked eyes with a mother elephant whose baby he was treating - an experience that he claims changed his life. "I could sense this real magic. . . .

When spring is in the air

WAITING for spring is not quite as hard as waiting for Christmas but it is still difficult. One balmy winter day is all it takes to lead to thoughts of walks in the park, flowers, bunnies, lighter clothing and ice cream.

North Vancouver teen joins CBC for a day

Sutherland student chosen to participate in annual news day