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Interior designer offers unique course

Was the last time you updated your home the year Nixon resigned? Or is your new house just waiting to be made into a home through cozy colours and dashing design? If this describes you, Capilano College has just the course.

Teachers begin job action

Teachers on the Coast started their first phase of job action this week, refusing to submit attendance records or supervise students during lunch and recess.This action is planned to be stepped up to rolling walkouts on Oct.

No opposition at hearing

Not one opposition was voiced to the proposed Wakefield 31-unit residential complex at its Sept. 22 public hearing.

Canada World Youth arrives on Coast

Two deafening whistle blasts signified the end of a wind-blown, beauty-filled, scenic voyage aboard the Queen of Surrey and told in a bellowing tone of the adventures awaiting 10 Canadians and 10 Indonesians. It was Aug.

Lots to do at upcoming fair

Attention artisans and crafters: space for the fifth annual fall fair in Gibsons is filling up fast. The fair is set for Oct. 8 and 9 at Quality Farm and Garden from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday.

Patients still fed during HEU job action

They may not be out picketing yet, but Sodexho's food service workers in Sechelt are part of the Hospital Employees' Union (HEU)'s job action to increase wages.Sodexho workers in B.C. voted 98 per cent in favour of a strike. Since Sept.

Committee seeks volunteers

This past July, judges Barb Jordan and Debbie Chaffee from Communities in Bloom (CIB) British Columbia came to Gibsons to evaluate the town. Gibsons entered the CIB program on a participation level in early May of this year.

Hospice opens in Sechelt

The Sunshine Coast Hospice Society officially opened the doors to its new hospice facility in Shorncliffe last week. The society started in 1987 and since then has grown in strength.

Fall Faire approaching soon

The fifth annual Pender Harbour Fall Faire is almost upon us. It happens in Madeira Park on the first Saturday of every October, in this case, Oct. 1. Preparations are underway for the harvest exhibit, which will be held at the Legion from 11 a.m.

Stand up for mental health

Stigmas around mental illness were joked about, laughed at and disproved at Stand Up For Mental Health, a two-hour show at the Heritage Playhouse featuring 10 comics poking fun at their own experiences with mental illness.