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Miss Teen heads east for nationals

Richmond's Carly Fobert, 17, is the newly crowned Miss Teen Richmond and the first runner up in the Miss Teen B.C. 2012. Not bad for someone who has never taken part in a beauty pageant before.

Where are you, if not here?

There are many teachers and books available that guide us on to how to live in the moment or be present. We're fortunate to have access to such wisdom from those who have experienced how to live an enlightened life and to be conscious and present.

Nominate a local artist

For more than 35 years, Richmond music teacher Leonard Kay has inspired hundreds of students to become involved in the district's music program.

Local gamechangers help their communities

Kwantlen Polytechnic University's public relations class of 2012 hosted a cocktail reception to benefit the Richmond Society for Community Living (RSCL).

It's time for gardening

March is here, and it's time to look at the garden with fresh eyes and head on out there. Because... It's time to lime. If your yard has any grass at all, it's time to apply lime and sweeten up the soil.

Train our memory

Here's a scary thought - you've been asked to speak in public before a large audience, on a complex subject, without any notes. Could you do it? I couldn't. And yet, this is precisely what orators in ancient Greece were expected to do.

Kids get mixed sex messages

Sext up KIDS explores growing up in a sexualized world

Why such fuss over 12 signs?

Chinese-only signs a problem of perception

City seeks nominees for annual arts awards

Nadeane Trowse had lived at Finn Slough for more than two decades. On the South Arm of the Fraser River off No. 4 Road, Finn Slough was home to a wave of Finnish immigrant fishermen in the early 1890s.

Apply now for foodie job with perks

Fancy getting paid to eat out every day for free? No? What if a free apartment, living expenses and membership for the Richmond Olympic Oval gym were also thrown into the mix? If you think you're just the man or woman for the job, then get your appli