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A century on the Coast: part eight

This week marks an amazing milestone for Howe Sound Pulp and Paper (HSPP) - its 100th birthday.

Fall Fair celebrates nine years

A Thanksgiving weekend tradition continues with the ninth annual Gibsons Fall Fair this weekend. Dave and Betty Wells have generously provided a fantastic venue for thepast nine years to host this event.

Childcare providers honoured

On Saturday, Sept. 26, at the Sechelt Longhouse, the Sunshine Coast Childcare Providers Association (SCCCPA) gave its deepest appreciation to four well-deserving honourees: Marg Pearson, Anita Bathgate, Lori Dixon and Jocelyn deVries.

Final fling in Pender

Six Sunshine Coast dragon boat teams finished the race season in sunshine at the second annual Final Fling in Garden Bay on Saturday, Sept. 26.

Events planned for Beyond the Blues

If you thought you had depression or chronic anxiety, would you feel comfortable telling your doctor about it? In a new poll of British Columbians, more than eight in 10 (84 per cent) agreed they would discuss these common mental health issues with t

$250,000 accessible play park opens

Students, teachers, donors and friends gathered Wednesday, Sept. 30, for the official opening of Cedar Grove Elementary School accessible play park in Elphinstone.

Asthma author to visit Roberts Creek

Christine Byrne, co-author of Stop Asthma Naturally, will teach a seminar next week in Roberts Creek on the Buteyko breathing method a breathing treatment she credits for her father's return to health after a lifetime of asthma.

Volunteers arrive on the Coast

Eighteen Canada World Youth (CWY) members have arrived on the Coast and have dived into a three-month stint of volunteering with local organizations.

Cook it up for teens

Pastry chef April Qureshi of The Sweet Chef Artisan Bakery in Gibsons is offering her skills to local teens in a five-week cooking course called Cook It Up.

Lots to see and do at the Faire

The ninth annual Pender Harbour Fall Faire is just around the corner. The Faire is set for Saturday, Oct. 3 when Madeira Park will transform into a fun-filled centre of festivities. Jump on the hayride to get around town and see all the events.