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Goodbye … and thanks

If I listen hard enough to the basement of my eyes, I can hear the tinny crash and rattle of collapsing rods and cones. Things are breaking down. This is my last Sunshine Sketches column for my beloved Coast Reporter.

Heritage centre opens

Egmont's history of fishing, logging and First Nations culture will be preserved for future generations now that the community's heritage centre has opened.

Phase two report released

The Gospel Rock select committee has decided more work needs to be done on the Gospel Rock neighbourhood plan before making a recommendation to council.

District announces transfers and appointments

School District No. 46 will see many personnel changes this year. The board of school trustees has spent the last week interviewing potential candidates for a number of positions opening up due to retirement and internal shuffling in the district.

Sechelt Nation celebrates its heritage

The Sechelt First Nation celebrated national Aboriginal Day by returning to visit traditional territory in Princess Louisa Inlet this week.

Loverock in the top 22

The Coast's own Sarah Loverock will be among the top 22 competitors on Canadian Idol next week and she's thrilled at the opportunity to perform live for millions on CTV. "Canadian Idol is important because it gives singers a chance to get noticed.

Heritage Centre opens Saturday

The Skookumchuck Heritage Society will hold a grand opening ceremony on Saturday, June 17, for the new Egmont Heritage Centre. The ceremony will begin at 11 a.m. The centre is located at 6671 Egmont Road.

Local children's author honoured

Wilson Creek's Colleen Bartley was recently honoured with an Excellence in Education Award for her revised book: Canada's Best Cookbook for Kids with Diabetes.

Youth vandals apologize for damage to transit bus

A group of five students from Gibsons are apologizing this week after throwing eggs, vegetables and fruit at a transit bus driving in Langdale March 28.

Wilson praises Canadian security

MP Blair Wilson, who represents the West Vancouver - Sunshine Coast - Sea to Sky Country riding in Ottawa, called the recent revelation of an alleged terrorist plot in Ontario, while serious, a "small anomaly" and a "little incident.
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