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Free gear fair May 7

The Sunshine Coast Regional District (SCRD) parks and recreation division is holding a free sports equipment and outdoor clothing fair.

Fun with a purpose at Wood Duck Festival

The Ruby Lake Lagoon Wood Duck and Wilderness Festival will take place on Sunday, May 1, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Ruby Lake Lagoon.

Coast Reporter up for national awards

Coast Reporter, the Voice of the Sunshine Coast is once again up for three national newspaper awards. The Canadian Community Newspaper Association (CCNA) announced the finalists for this year's awards last Friday morning.

New outreach program funded

Local governments have agreed to pay for a new youth outreach program aimed at reducing the misuse of drugs and alcohol on the Sunshine Coast.

HSPP assists with spill clean up

Howe Sound Pulp and Paper (HSPP) was the scene of a significant oil spill last weekend. Mill employees unloading a ship at the company's dock discovered the spill on April 8.

Kishkan up for book prize

Sechelt author Theresa Kishkan has been nominated for a B.C. Book Prize, the Ethel Wilson Fiction prize, for her book A Man in a Distant Field. Also up for awards are authors Betty C. Keller and Rosella M.

The $19 million recreation question

Sunshine Coast citizens from Halfmoon Bay to Port Mellon will vote June 25 on whether the Sunshine Coast Regional District should borrow up to $19,338,000 to build new recreation facilities.

Pen Motor Inn goes up in flames

The landmark Peninsula Motor Inn is no more. A spectacular early morning fire April 11 levelled the hotel. All that remains of the building is a roof overhang.

Three-year-old drowns in accident

Three-year-old Quinlan Stamford drowned Wednesday, April 13, after his family's pickup truck flipped off the end of the New Brighton dock on Gambier Island. According to Cpl.

Old-fashioned fashion show

Don't be disappointed by delaying getting your tickets to the historical fashion show presented by the Sunshine Coast Museum and Archives Society. The Ivan Sayers show was a sell-out when he was last on the Coast several years ago.
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