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Youth-inspired summer reads

Title: Sisters of the Sword Reviewed by: Abigail Burke, 11. This book is about two sisters named Kimi and Hana. They want to become samurai warriors, but they are girls.

City bids athletes good luck at Games

Members from the Canadian Paralympic men's rugby team and the Olympic men's table tennis team gathered at the Richmond oval Tuesday afternoon for the "Oval Trained, London Bound Olympic Athlete" send-off.

Youth self-publishes on Amazon

Ariel Menta, 13, has been writing since Grade 2
Burnaby group saves skunk from garbage truck

Burnaby group saves skunk from garbage truck

It's a foul smelling job, but someone has to do it. The Wildlife Rescue Association in Burnaby helped save a skunk trapped in a garbage truck last week.

Some youthful reads for your summer list

Title: Jack Blank and the Imagine Nation Reviewed by: Carmen Luo This book is about a boy who doesn't know where he comes from, so his teacher at St. Burnaby's gave him a name. His name is Jack Blank.

Students fight climate change

Archibald Blair elementary's division one grade six/seven class took top prize this year in the city's Climate Change showdown - a program that educates students on climate change and energy conservation.

Software offers garbage day reminder

The city of Richmond wants to make it easier for Richmondites to remember chores such as garbage and recycling pick up or when to pay your property taxes. Enter its new software tool called ReCollect.

Steveston Salmon Festival focuses on youth

The theme for this year's 67th Annual Steveston Salmon Festival commemorates our local youth.

Don't get shopped while shopping in a shop

This morning, two words zipping through my mind collided. One word was shop, the other was "Schuppen," German for shed.

Art patrons scored original loot bags at gala

As far as loot bags go, Gateway Theatre's pARTy does it big - original works of art, some valued up to $2,000.