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A century on the Coast: part seven

One of the best things that will happen in this, the Howe Sound Pulp and Paper (HSPP) centennial year, is the celebration of 10 years as sponsor of the Gibsons Landing Fibre Arts Festival.

Local rides for sick kids

On day 75 of his 6,680-km cross-Canada cycling trip, Gibsons-raised Chris Dempster, 26, is about done with his bike.

An attitude of gratitude and a heart of gold

To say Phyllis Hursch-man is tickled pink by all the Golden Girl fuss being accorded her is a massive understatement. From start to finish, this past weekend's Sea Cavalcade is one she'll remember for a long time.

Doctor praised for 29 years service

Dr. Bob Burlin delivered hundreds of Sunshine Coast babies during his 29 years of service on the Coast. And all the house calls he made to check on patients? Not unique, just part of the job.

Coaster up for next exchange

After growing up on the Sunshine Coast, I attended the University of Ottawa for two years before taking the past year to develop my French while working in France and travelling around Europe.

It's going to be bedlam

Have you ever wondered what it's like to ride on a hospital stretcher? If so, here's your chance to find out. In an effort to raise funds for equipment for the new hospital expansion, the staff and physicians of St.

Model man helps with Apollo 11 celebration

Sechelt's Nick Proach and his company Nick Proach Models have joined with the HR MacMillan Space Centre in Vancouver to help celebrate the 40th anniversary of man's first landing on the moon.

Support your local farmers

A farm support dinner is being planned for Roberts Creek.

Echlin shares her passions

Editor's note: In the coming weeks, Coast Reporter, in conjunction with the Festival of the Written Arts (FOWA), will present brief previews of some of the authors appearing at this year's festival.

Peace activist brings joy to bleak Gaza City

Fiery, passionate and emotive, Gibsons resident Anita Couvrette is serious about peace.