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Mission far from complete

Although Nancy and Edwin Cahill didn't quite make it back to Canada in time for this years' Sea Cavalcade parade, several of the local board members joined many other organizations and businesses at the annual spectator-friendly event.

Loverock to sing with hot musicians

The Coast's own Canadian Idol finalist Sarah Loverock will be a guest artist on a recording by America's Hot Musicians.

Celebrating 10 years of paddling

Editor's note: The Gibsons Paddle Club (GPC) celebrates its 10th anniversary on Aug. 23 with a celebration from 10 a.m. to noon at Porpoise Bay.

Handliner replica crosses Georgia Strait

The replica wooden handliner rowboat, built in 2005 as a project of the Sunshine Coast Museum, was rowed and sailed from Davis Bay at Mission Point to Pilot Bay on Gabriola Island on June 20.

A century on the Coast: part seven

One of the best things that will happen in this, the Howe Sound Pulp and Paper (HSPP) centennial year, is the celebration of 10 years as sponsor of the Gibsons Landing Fibre Arts Festival.

Local rides for sick kids

On day 75 of his 6,680-km cross-Canada cycling trip, Gibsons-raised Chris Dempster, 26, is about done with his bike.

An attitude of gratitude and a heart of gold

To say Phyllis Hursch-man is tickled pink by all the Golden Girl fuss being accorded her is a massive understatement. From start to finish, this past weekend's Sea Cavalcade is one she'll remember for a long time.

Doctor praised for 29 years service

Dr. Bob Burlin delivered hundreds of Sunshine Coast babies during his 29 years of service on the Coast. And all the house calls he made to check on patients? Not unique, just part of the job.

Coaster up for next exchange

After growing up on the Sunshine Coast, I attended the University of Ottawa for two years before taking the past year to develop my French while working in France and travelling around Europe.

It's going to be bedlam

Have you ever wondered what it's like to ride on a hospital stretcher? If so, here's your chance to find out. In an effort to raise funds for equipment for the new hospital expansion, the staff and physicians of St.