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Helen Alp, the shopping cart lady

She's been mistaken for a homeless person and rumours about her life abound, but the real story of Gibsons' Helen Alp, a.k.a. the shopping cart lady, may surprise you.

Outdoor movie night a huge success

On Thursday, Aug. 16 approximately 1,500 people attended a free community event at Hackett Park to raise money for Sunshine Coast KidSport Chapter.

Celebrating 40 years of recreation

The faculty of tourism and outdoor recreation at Capilano University is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year and highlighting the success of programs like the mountain bike operations and scuba dive instructor programs offered here on the Sunsh

Bobs & LoLo come to the Coast

Children of all ages are invited to sing, dance, play and explore at Bobs & Lolo in the Park on Saturday, Aug. 25, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Dougall Park in Gibsons. The famous singing duo from Treehouse TV will be on stage from 11 a.m.

Gala première plays to a full house

The gala première of Loretta Macklam's film, For the Love of Gospel Rock, was a smashing success when it screened Aug. 8 to a sold-out house at the Heritage Playhouse, presented by the Green Films Series.

Healing centre hosts open house

The Self Realization Meditation Healing Centre warmly welcomes the public to their annual open house and garden day on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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.