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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.

Celebrate volunteers on the Coast

Volunteering has long been a way of life for one Gibsons' woman. Since coming to the Coast in 1987, Sybil Sears has been an active participant in her church.

Police investigating fatal crash

A 56-year-old Sunshine Coast man has died following a two-vehicle collision on Hwy. 101 Monday night. On April 4, shortly after 8 p.m., Sunshine Coast RCMP were called to the 1400 block of Hwy. 101. According to Const.

Late night show for teens

Teens on the Coast have their own late night talk show on Coast Cable 11 thanks to some imaginative students in Elphinstone Secondary School's TV Production class.

The garbageman of Halfmoon Bay

With a tear in his eye, 69-year-old Erik Berntsen tidies up some garbage that has spilled from one of dozens of bags he has sitting in his driveway off Cooper Road - bags of garbage he spent over 100 hours picking up along Redrooffs Road this past Ma

Pender gears up for challenge

It's a bright sunny day in April. The saws are buzzing, the kids are laughing, the drills are whining, the smell of sawdust is in the air.

Street Crew makes bust in mall washroom

An 18-year-old male was arrested last week at Sunnycrest Mall and is facing charges of possession of marijuana for the purpose of trafficking.

Church ownership dispute settled

After more than a year of disputes over the ownership of St. Andrew's Anglican Church in Madeira Park, Rev. Barclay Mayo and his congregation have decided to move out of the building. Along with several other conservative B.C.