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Gibsons singer makes the cut

Sarah Loverock has a golden ticket and a chance at stardom on Canadian Idol. The 23-year-old singer from Gibsons auditioned for Canadian Idol in Vancouver on Feb.

Volunteers help enforce law

"Have you been drinking?' asks a familiar voice. You look past the flashlight shining in your eyes on this blustery winter night into the face of your neighbour, Brenda Sinnott.

Logging plan raises concerns

Environmentalists and Roberts Creek residents are alarmed by plans to log adjacent to Mt. Elphinstone Provincial Park.

Join the fun and roll for hope

On Sunday, June 12, people of all ages and abilities from the Sunshine Coast are invited to participate in the third annual Rick Hansen Wheels In Motion event, presented by Scotiabank, to be held at Mason Place store in West Sechelt at 11:30 a.m.

TD Bank opening on band lands

The Sechelt Indian Band announced the construction of a Toronto Dominion Bank branch this week. The bank, expected to open in late October, will be across from the Extra Foods gas station in Sechelt.

The $19 million recreation question

Once again voters are being asked to determine the future of recreation on the Sunshine Coast.

SCRD, SCCA raise mining issues

The Sunshine Coast Conservation Association (SCCA) and the Sunshine Coast Regional District (SCRD) are voicing concerns about the destructive effects of Pan Pacific Aggregates' mining exploration at the headwaters of Carlson Creek.

Sprockids trade bikes for rakes

The Elementary Sprockids Coastriders Club rides every Tuesday afternoon. But on May 17 the young mountain bikers put down their bikes and picked up shovels and rakes to clean up the trails at the Sprockids Mountain Bike Park.

Swift action saves barge from sinking

Davis Bay beach was lined with spectators on Tuesday morning when a barge carrying limestone was run aground to save it from sinking in the Strait of Georgia.

A peaceful May Day event

The Pender Harbour May Day celebration was peaceful this year, with no repetition of the violence that marred last year's event.
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