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Service will go to tender

Nine months after the Sunshine Coast Recycling and Processing Society (SCRAPS) collapsed financially and closed its recycling depots, the regional district is preparing to hire a new recycling contractor.

Gravel pit proposed in watershed

A proposed gravel pit near the Sunshine Coast Regional District's water intake on Chapman Creek has regional directors fuming in frustration.

Children's choir sings for silver

After nearly a year of fund-raising, a choir of 24 young hopefuls between the ages of nine and 18 went to Germany in early July to sing in their first huge competition.

Get in the write frame of mind

The third annual Creek Scribe Award invites you to write about the spirit of Roberts Creek.

Grads go out with a blast

Graduating students from Chatelech Secondary School embarked on a new adventure for their dry grad festivities this year.

Pender waterfront owners debate foreshore rights with Sechelt band

About 150 people from Pender Harbour and Egmont packed into the Sechelt Indian Band's longhouse July 12 for an emotional debate over a moratorium on new foreshore leases in their area. The B.C.

Canada World Youth returns

If you've ever wanted to explore the cultures of China and Mongolia, now's your chance. Canada World Youth is coming to the Coast, and host families are needed for students from China, Mongolia and across Canada.

Community Club to produce heritage cookbook

The Egmont Community Club is raising funds to repair the 75-year-old community hall. The club has established a foundation fund and plans to raise $25,000 to install a proper cement foundation for the hall.

Hundreds join lineup for casting call

About 500 people from the Coast came to the New Beachcombers Christmas casting call in Gibsons Wednesday night. At 6 p.m. the line of would-be stars stretched from the doors of the curling rink to the far edge of the pool building.

Cocaine, stolen rifle seized in bust

Sunshine Coast RCMP arrested three women and two men in a cocaine bust at a Wilson Creek residence July 3.
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