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Loverock advances to final 14

Sarah Loverock of Gibsons made it through another round of cuts on Canadian Idol this week, placing her in the top 14.

Seniors housing project moving forward

The folks who gave up a beautiful Sunday afternoon to attend the AGM of the Area A Seniors Housing Project on June 25 received good news on two fronts. Peter Treuheit of Mobius Architecture Inc.

Advisory committee appealing fuel surcharge

Sunshine Coast Ferry Advisory Committee (SCFAC) sent a letter of appeal this week to B.C. Ferries Commissioner Martin Crilly, imploring him to lower the fuel surcharge and judge Route 3 on its own merits.

Loverock still in the running

Gibsons Sarah Loverock passed another test Wednesday night. Wednesday was cutdown night as four Can-adian Idol hopefuls were sent packing.

Water in the garden tour

This Sunday, July 2, marks the fourth annual garden tour from noon to 4 p.m., a favourite fundraiser for the Sunshine Coast Botanical Garden Society (SCBGS).

The Wee House: Biffy Tales

Reviewer's comment on Biffy Tales by J. M. Jock Gibb: You know that it's iffy when you sit in a biffy and search for something to read. So pick up this rhyme and have a good time, just right for your moment of need.

Investigation backs forest practices

An independent watch-dog for sound forest practices has ruled in BC Timber Sales' (BCTS) favour after investigating complaints from Roberts Creek citizens.

Two in hospital after serious crash

Two people are in hospital after a serious two-car accident on Wednesday afternoon. At approximately 12:50 p.m., Sunshine Coast RCMP responded to the accident along Hwy. 101 near Leek Road in Roberts Creek.

Advisory group to address concerns

A community advisory group has been started to help guide forest practices within Sechelt's new community forest and make sure the public's voice is heard in the process.

Murder trial delayed

The start of a murder trial moved to Nanaimo from Powell River was delayed Monday because of confusion over computer disks.
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