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Writer/musician to jam in Gibsons

A multi-platinum producer/writer and musician who has written for MC Hammer and other entertainers will be on the Coast to jam at the Wild Bistro in Gibsons July 16 and promote autism awareness.

A century on the Coast: Part six

In the hundred years of Howe Sound Pulp and Paper (HSPP) perhaps nothing has been as contentious as its environmental history. Almost from day one there were issues with what the business would do to the land, sea and air surrounding the mill.

Cedar Grove students gets creative

Cedar Grove Elementary School has rewarded two deserving and creative students with a bursary. Last week, students Jillian Dueck and Raven Gonzales received the Desire to Inspire Creative Curiosity Bursary. On Jan.

Early harvest is in at Botanical Garden

The harvest has already begun at the Sunshine Coast Botanical Garden's demonstration vegetable garden. Last week lettuce, broccoli, zucchini and cabbage were harvested and donated to the Sechelt Food Bank.

Fruit tree project re-starts

The Sunshine Coast Fruit Tree Project is a community-based initiative that works to build community and strengthen food security using local fruit.

B:C:Clettes ride and dance in Roberts Creek

With three years and more than 50 performances behind them, this month, the B:C:Clettes (pronounced like the French biciclettes) are cycling 250 km in nine days on Vancouver Island and the Sunshine Coast.

Packed house for Squamish Nation film

It was a full house for the Saturday afternoon, June 13 screening of Squamish Nations: Stories from the Heart - a collaborative film project that documents the history of the Squamish Nation from the perspective of Tsawaysia Spukwus.

Grandmothers rally in Vancouver

Members of the Sunshine Coast Grandmothers & GrandOthers joined others from southwestern B.C. at a rally in Vancouver on Sunday, June 14 in solidarity with African grandmothers who are raising a generation of children orphaned by AIDS.

Follow the reader

Children are invited to 'follow the reader' this summer at the Gibsons and District Public Library. Children aged five to 12 can participate in this free program by signing up for the summer reading club July 9 to Aug. 14.

Bill Hubbs bids adieu to hospital foundation

For many in the medical community, Bill Hubbs is a magician. But instead of pulling a rabbit out of his hat, he pulled a CAT scanner out of a community. Now, after six years on the St. Mary's Hospital Foundation, Hubbs is stepping down.