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Mining company says homes are safe

Pan Pacific Aggregates has no intention of mining any of the residential properties the company has staked for mineral tenure, according to Pan Pacific geologist Richard Munroe.

Issues rather than attacks

Tuesday's all-candidates meeting in Sechelt ran without a hitch. The seated crowd at Raven's Cry Theatre watched fairly quietly as the candidates stuck to talking about the issues and stayed away from personal attacks.

Police investigating truck MVA

Sunshine Coast RCMP are still investigating a two-vehicle accident that tied up traffic for hours last Friday. On Friday morning, April 29, a City Transfer truck was involved in a minor accident with a small sports utility vehicle on Hwy.

Music Makers sponsor workshop

The Music Makers adult choir is sponsoring a gospel workshop on the Sunshine Coast May 14 to 15 at St. John's United Church.

Mining becomes election issue

A mining claims rush on the Sechelt Peninsula has become an election issue in this riding. The Green and NDP candidates both were on the attack this week, criticizing the Liberal government for a new online claim-staking system.

Candidates talk seniors, fish farms

Two candidates in the Powell River-Sunshine Coast riding survived a marathon all-candidates' meeting last week, while one didn't attend. B.C.

Postpartum support available

Women suffering with postpartum depression now have a source of support on the Coast.

Court Watch criticizes sentence

The Sunshine Coast Court Watch group is protesting what it calls a "very lenient" sentence for a dangerous driver who smashed into a police car during a high-speed getaway.

Kidnapping case ends

Kenneth McNevin has been found not guilty by reason of a mental disorder of abducting two three-year-old children.

A patron saint for cats

Although at 75 it's unlikely Violet Winegarden is about to don tights and scale walls in search of bad guys, she still personifies Cat Woman for Gibsons and, indeed, the entire Sunshine Coast. Winegarden is the founder of Happy Cat Haven.
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