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Cancelled ferry creates chaos for festival

Author John MacLach-lan Gray has a new story to incorporate into his writing.

Coastal Link waiting on dock spot

After a planned mid-July start-up came and went, Coastal Link Ferries (CLF) is still waiting for a berth from which to operate out of Gibsons.

Ten safety orders arise from July crane crash

A WorkSafe B.C. report on a crane crash in Sechelt in early July has brought to light a slew of safety orders for the general contractor working on the Midtown development on Inlet Avenue.

Inquest yields eight recommendations

The death of 51-year-old Merrill "Spooner" Dixon in a logging crew boat crash last March won't be in vain, said his relatives and friends who attended last week's fact-finding inquest into his death.

Sundstrom fights back

The biggest proceeds-of-crime forfeiture in B.C. history won't go through without a fight.

Log home burns in Egmont

A new mutual aid agreement between the Pender Harbour and Egmont/Ruby Lake volunteer fire departments was put to the test Aug. 13. Until about a month ago, Egmont had no assistance available in fire situations.

Filling the Harbour with music

The fourth annual Pender Harbour Chamber Music Festival ended last Sunday with the strains of Brahms during a finale by the Lafayette String Quartet.

Fundraising begins for sports fields

The bowl of undeveloped land behind Chatelech Secondary School in Sechelt is the site for three proposed multi-use athletic fields and a stadium.

Creek Daze Aug. 23

Come one, come all to this year's Creek Daze celebrations, Saturday, Aug. 23. The Higgledy Piggledy parade leaves the Roberts Creek Hall at 11:30 a.m.

One dead in late night blaze

A 50-year-old man is dead in the latest fire to hit the Sunshine Coast, although this one does not appear to be suspicious in nature. On Thursday night, Aug. 7, Sunshine Coast RCMP and the Gibsons fire department attended a trailer fire on Reed Road.
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