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Proposed Gambier woodlots challenged

The Gambier Islands Trust met with a Ministry of Forests representative last week to discuss the timber harvesting area and impact of two proposed woodlots on Gambier Island.

Community farewell for exchange

Come one, come all to the final cultural extravaganza and community farewell of the Canada World Youth (CWY) Canada/Indonesia group.The event will take place at Chatelech Secondary School at 7 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 20.

Telus, union executives meet

The Telecommunications Workers Union (TWU) was awaiting a response from Telus Wednesday night whether it will return to the bargaining table, after executives from both parties met Tuesday night. The meeting was in response to the TWU members' 50.

SCRD, Gibsons seek Mt. Elphi protection

Both the Sunshine Coast Regional District (SCRD) board and Gibsons council have agreed Mt. Elphinstone's fragile environment needs to be protected.

Underwater carving in Davis Bay

Aficionados of the weird enjoyed last Sunday's underwater pumpkin carving contest in Davis Bay. After all, it's hard enough to carve these bulletproof gourds in the air.

Aramark cleaners negotiate first contract

In the midst of stalemated negotiations between Sodexho and the Hospital Employees' Union (HEU) for a collective agreement for food service workers, the HEU has reached a tentative agreement with Sodexho's competitor, Aramark, which contracts houseke

A friendship spanning the ages

Holland in 1945 was in dire straits. For four years the Germans had occupied the country. In parts of the country, folks were literally starving to death; the necessities of life we take for granted, such as soap, were in short supply.

Arson suspected in vehicle blaze

Sunshine Coast RCMP are requesting the public's assistance for suspects following a suspected case of arson. Around 2 a.m.

Gibsons candidates talk business

The 10 candidates vying for council seats for Gibsons talked business on Wednesday night.

Banff Mountain Film Fest

The Tetrahedron Outdoor Club is once again bringing the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour to the Sunshine Coast.