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Beauty queens and tsunami repairs

One month: that's the time left in my Rotary exchange visit to Thailand, a short time to explore places I haven't been, visit exchange students and spend time with my Thai friends and families. My return date is set for July 14.


Get out and vote Saturday, June 25, on whether you want the Sunshine Coast Regional District (SCRD) to build new recreation facilities in Gibsons and Sechelt and take over the operations and maintenance of the existing arena and pool.

Creeker faces attempted murder charge

A 22-year-old Roberts Creek man has been charged with attempted murder and aggravated assault following an alleged assault early Monday morning. Nathan Cookney is in custody and will appear in North Vancouver provincial court today (June 24).

Pedaling through the curriculum

Mountain biking finds its way into every aspect of the curriculum in Doug Detwiller's Grade 6/7 class at Gibsons Elementary School.

Ferry fares could be increased

Residents on the Coast are looking at paying a fuel surcharge ranging from 30 cents to $5.50 when boarding ferries should the B.C. Ferries commissioner approve the hike. B.C.

Residents seek more public input

Residents' associations in Sechelt are rallying to demand more information on possible impacts of Pan Pacific's mining operation.

New system for Howe Sound mill

The Howe Sound Pulp and Paper mill is spending more than $1 million on security in order to meet new standards for international ports.

Coastal reflection

Prepare yourself for an eclectic gathering of Sunshine Coast art. From July 30 to Aug.

A place to grieve, a place to heal

"It's not a club you want to belong to," is how a Gibsons' woman describes the organization, Compassionate Friends of Canada (CFC). For Judy Lynne, the April day in 2002 she qualified as a member was one of the saddest of her life.

Community spirit counts

The Mason Place store in West Sechelt was a flurry of activity last Sunday when more than 125 men, women and children ran, walked and rolled for hope during the third annual Rick Hansen Wheels In Motion event.
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