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A crop circle experience

Almost everyone is fascinated with the ornate complexity of crop circles, and there are many theories as to their origin.

One dead in boating accident

One man is dead and three were injured in a boating accident in Jervis Inlet early Thursday. Around 1 a.m., the Rescue Co-ordination Centre in Victoria received a call for assistance after a boat accident near Deserted Bay, Jervis Inlet.

New facilities on schedule

Despite poor weather conditions, crews are hard at work to ensure the new recreation facilities planned for the Coast are completed on schedule.

CVUE has a new home

Community radio is alive and well and endeavouring to mould high school students into broadcasters, thanks to a partnership between the Sunshine Coast Radio Society, School District No. 46 (SD46) and the Sunshine Coast Lions Club.

Budget coasts by the Coast

When West Vancouver-Sunshine Coast-Sea to Sky Country MP Blair Wilson visited the Sunshine Coast earlier this month he identified a lack of affordable housing and childcare to be major problems facing the Coast.

Gibsons facility in jeopardy

When Minister of State for Childcare Linda Reid announced her decision late February to partially restore funding to the Child Care Resource Referral (CCRR) program, there was some relief for child care providers.

Register now for April Tools

It's never too soon to start thinking about boat designs. That way you'll be ready for the sixth annual April Tools Wooden Boat Challenge on April 28. As usual it will be held at the Madeira Park government dock in Pender Harbour.

Wesbild comes to town

Armed with an Ipsos Reid survey, diagrams and a slideshow, Tom Sroufe, senior vice president of Wesbild, could do little to change the minds of residents who packed Gibsons council chambers Tuesday night.

FOSP seeks answers

Last Thursday, the Sunshine Coast Regional District (SCRD) heard concerns over activity taking place on the Pan Pacific Aggregate's (PPA) compound at the end of Mason and Heritage Roads.

Millions granted for new school

The Ministry of Education, in an unexpected move, granted $9.2 million this week to School District No. 46 (SD46) to tear down Gibsons Elementary School (GES) and build a new school. "This is great news.