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A century on the Coast - part five

Sometimes the more things change, the more they stay the same. Such is the case with Howe Sound Pulp and Paper's (HSPP) mill. Over its 100 years of being, the mill has always been subject to many different fluctuations.

Coast manager named employee of the year

What speaks volumes about Shannon Broderick is not the BC SPCA staff excellence award she won, but the number of people who nominated her for it - seven, in fact.

Clubs team up for golf event

The Sechelt and Gibsons Rotary Clubs are teaming up for a charity hole-in-one golf event at the Sunshine Coast Golf and Country Club in Roberts Creek. The event is set for Saturday, June 20.

Get your sunflower on

Do you have what it takes to grow the largest sunflower? The Elphinstone Electors invite you to take part in their inaugural sunflower growing contest for young people.

A day in the life in pictures

On June 1, Coasters are invited to pour a coffee or a glass of wine and treat themselves to a photography show set to music in the comfort of their own homes.

Injured musician wins award

A local musician was recognized for his positive attitude and commitment to rehabilitation, in spite of a serious fall that left him with a brain injury and paraplegic.

Open up your hearts

The process of adopting a child from another country can be confusing and costly, but one group is working to remove barriers for those with a heart for adoption.

Relay for Life looking for teams

Rhoni Whyard knows how emotional the Relay for Life victory lap is for cancer survivors, because she supported her mom and sister through cancer and has now survived it herself.

Botanical sale blooms on garden site

Last Saturday's botanical plant sale, hosted by the Sunshine Coast Botanical Garden Society was different - for the first time it was held on the site of the proposed botanical garden on Mason Road, and it was a wild success.

Rose Schwarz says thank-you

"Why don't you eat something," yelled a guy in a car speeding past Rose and Tani Schwarz as they made their way to the hospital in Calgary. Rose would love to eat.