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Boat filled for the food bank

Last Saturday at Trail Bay Centre in Sechelt, the Sunshine Dragons, a division of the Gibsons Paddle Club (GPC), held their inaugural Fill the Boat for the Food Bank food drive. Starting at 7:45 a.m.

Farmers' Market starts new season

The Fiddlehead Farmers' Market in Upper Gibsons begins its third season on Saturday, June 13, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. behind the curling club.

Support the food bank, go on a free paddle

Want to see a dragon boat up close and support the food bank at the same time? If so, then on Saturday, June 6, from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., check out the dragon boat and the paddlers at the Trail Bay Centre in Sechelt and you can do just that.

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.