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Residents consider new park

Egmont area residents met with Land and Water B.C. (LWBC) last week to discuss options for the formation of a park on Egmont Point. Peter Walters of LWBC met with around two dozen Egmont residents at the Egmont Community Club Hall on Aug. 21.

Gibsons mayor seeks provincial NDP nomination

Barry Janyk, the mayor of Gibsons, has joined the race for the provincial NDP nomination in this riding. "We need a person who's willing to fight for this community. I'm a scrapper," said Janyk in a phone interview Aug.

Pender Harbour high school ravaged by mould

School District 46 is demolishing an entire wall of Pender Harbour Secondary School after discovering it was riddled with mould. The wall above the swimming pool, facing the playing fields, is being torn apart and replaced.

Summer fun with the reading club

Anything can happen at the Gibsons and District Public Library Children's Summer Reading Club: from finding a live chicken in the history section to discovering an energy chamber filled with mystic runes.

Runaway truck causes crash in ferry line-up

An unmanned B.C. Ferries truck crashed into a parked car with a small child, a woman and a wheelchair-bound man inside at the Horseshoe Bay ferry terminal this week.

Washington Boy Scout dies after fall

A Tacoma Boy Scout troop is mourning the loss of one of its own after a tragic accident this week. Liam Von Berks, a 17-year-old from Washington State, fell to his death at Chatterbox Falls Aug. 17.

Residents protest road construction

A road connecting Mahan Road and Hwy. 101 has become a hot button for people living in that Elphinstone area neighbourhood. On Thursday morning (Aug.

Roberts family explores history

The Roberts family reunion was held Friday, Aug. 6 to Aug. 8.

Greetings from youth exchange in Thailand

Editor's note: During the next year, Rotary exchange student Kai Nestman will periodically provide readers of Coast Reporter with an update on his adventures in Thailand. Leaving Vancouver on Aug.

Community Forest tenure closer

The Sechelt Indian Band and the District of Sechelt are one step closer to securing a community forest tenure for the Coast.