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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

Urgent need for host families

Twenty high-school girls from Kyoritsu, Japan are coming to the Coast next month for a study tour, and they need your help. Two male teachers are accompanying the group, who will be in Gibsons from July 23 to Aug. 10.

Local man's determination delivers a well

Many of us would call the water that came gushing out of a well in Ndandini village in Kenya on June 1 a modern miracle, appropriate after some of the hellish details come to light that made that red-letter day happen.

Dragons Abreast show their spirit

They laughed, cried, danced, hugged and paddled like winners.

Elders gift school with shíshálh name

Children, parents and staff of École du Pacifique and École Secondaire Chatelech (francophone) were welcomed by elders, artists and other representatives of the shíshálh First Nation (Sechelt First Nation) in the longhouse Monday, June 14, as part of

Tour six gorgeous gardens

June is high season for beautiful gardens, and this Saturday (June 26) will be an excellent day to visit six of the Coast's most exquisite ones. A self-guided tour of private gardens organized by the Sunshine Coast Botanical Garden from 11 a.m.

New seniors garden takes shape

Seniors and their families will be pleased to have a new facility for gardening on the Coast. The opening ceremony for the Seniors Community Garden in Sechelt, at the Sunshine Coast Botanical Garden site at 5941 Mason Rd.
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