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Student voters head to the polls

Students across the province had the opportunity to vote in a mock election May 16. The 58,738 ballots cast declared the NDP party the winner. Although the student votes are not to be counted in the provincial election, the mission of Student Vote B.

BC-STV narrowly rejected

For the near future, at least, it would appear that first-past-the-post will continue to be the method B.C. citizens use to elect their government. In a squeaker of a vote - 57.02 per cent to 42.

Designer gets boost after TV stint

Being featured on Life Network's Making It Big has launched former Pender Harbour student Chloe Angus to star status. "I go out for breakfast in the morning to my favourite spot and people are stopping me now saying they saw me on the show.

Reynolds questions Stronach defection

Sunshine Coast Conservative MP John Reynolds questions whether Belinda Stronach's decision to cross the floor from the Conservative party to the Liberal cabinet was done for the good of Canada.

SCRD re-examines mining laws

In response to public concerns over increased mining activity and online claims staking, the Sunshine Coast Regional District is taking a closer look at B.C.'s mining regulations.

Children's art papers the town

Let's celebrate the fantastic, the wild, the thoughtful, the colourful, the joyous, the fun, the imaginative - the art of children.

Clayton under fire at forum

Liberal candidate Maureen Clayton was working hard to defend her party's record during a packed all-candidates meeting at the Roberts Creek Community Hall May 5.

Ambassadors aid visitors to the Coast

Everyone wonders what to expect the first time they come to the Sunshine Coast.

Coast hosts volunteer conference

More than 100 candy stripers came to the Coast recently for a first class junior volunteer conference that featured hands-on training in various medical fields, inspiring speakers and a concert by talented Coast youth.

Cocaine smuggler convicted in Montana

A prominent Sechelt man is facing a minimum of 10 years in a U.S. prison for trying to smuggle more than 30 kilograms of cocaine into Canada.
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