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Japanese students to learn English, Canadian culture

Twenty teenaged girls from Japan will be arriving next Friday (July 23) for two weeks of English classes and Canadian culture.

Coast rallies for Kenyan ambulance project

A group of Coast medical professionals has launched fundraising efforts to buy an ambulance for a rural community in Kenya. Gibsons' Dr.

Scouts wrap up a year of adventure

The Sunshine Coast Scouting movement wrapped up a fun and productive year with some well-deserved awards for youth and leaders.

Coasters pull together

On July 1, some 40 people from the Sunshine Coast began their own Pulling Together canoe adventure.

Entrepreneur living out her dream

Roberts Creek entrepreneur Sarah Doherty is seeing her dream become a reality with the launch of SideStix, a special sports crutch she created that is designed to go far.

Project ripens in second year

The Sunshine Coast Fruit Tree Project (SCFTP) is back for its second year and hopes to build on the success of 2009. There were more than 40 fruit tree locations donated and more than 65 volunteer pickers last year.

Coast Singer raising funds for expansion

Reviewed as having "a voice ethereal, strong and pure, destined to soar," 19-year-old Sunshine Coast musician Katherine Rowlands has been passionate about music since early childhood. On Saturday, July 17, at 7:30 p.m.

Today's youth are tomorrow's future

Editor's note: Chatelech Secondary School Grade 12 graduate Brooke Cooney was chosen as Coast Reporter's entry in this year's British Columbia and Yukon Community Newspaper Association student scholarship essay.

Lack of volunteers forces cancellation in 2011

Last week the board of directors of the Gibsons Landing Fibre Arts Festival reluctantly announced the cancellation of the 2011 festival. Though the 2010 edition, running Aug.

Golf pros hit the links for ALS

How many holes can they complete? That's the question for golf pros Jim Pringle and Kirk Nederpelt from the Sunshine Coast Golf and Country Club (SCG&CC) as they hit the links on Wednesday, July 7, in support of the fifth annual PGA British Columbia
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