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A dog gone good time

Sometimes when something goes to the dogs, it can be a good thing. Actually, going to the dogs can be a great thing. Last Sunday at Shirley Macey Park in Gibsons was a fine example of just that when the second annual Bark in the Park was held.

Weird science delights at library

You wouldn't expect to find shooting cannons and exploding marshmallow men at the library, but that's exactly what captivated kids at the Gibsons and District Public Library July 25.

Coast hosting Japanese teens

The Sunshine Coast welcomed 24 Japanese students and their teachers July 27, when they arrived to a warm welcoming from their host families at Elphinstone Secondary School in Gibsons.

Gibsons appoints new chief librarian

The Gibsons and District Public Library board's search for a new chief librarian has concluded with the appointment of Tracey Therrien.

Celebrate biodiversity

Community members of all ages are warmly invited to explore and celebrate local biodiversity at the fifth annual Sunshine Coast BioBlitz Aug. 11 and 12.

Taoist Tai Chi Society holds fundraiser

The Fung Loy Kok/Taoist Tai Chi Society on the Sunshine Coast is holding its fifth annual fundraising yard sale this Saturday at 5068 Chapman Rd. in Davis Bay.

Fraser Blues provide dazzling views

Residents and tourists visiting the Sea Cavalcade events last weekend were treated to the flying acrobatics of the Fraser Blues, led by 76-year-old aviator George Miller.

Lorraine Goddard gets gold

It's fitting in this the Olympic year that Lorraine Goddard is the 2012 Gibsons' Golden Girl. She epitomizes what the award stands for.

Boppin' at the Bot with Jim Byrnes

The birds and bees up at the Sunshine Coast Botanical Garden will be rocking Wednesday, Aug. 8 as legendary blues musician Jim Byrnes sings the blues amid the green.

Rare glass sea sponges discovered

Meet Mr. Stinky, a glass sponge - a finger goblet sponge, to be exact. He is becoming quite the celebrity. Three young women from the B.C. chapter of the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS) came to Sechelt recently to introduce us to Mr.
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