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Gibsons homes swamped by mud

Christine Wood, Staff Writer At least a dozen families on Crucil and Hillcrest roads in Gibsons are dealing with the aftermath of a mudslide that hit their homes early Sunday morning. "It was a wall of water and mud coming down the road.

Paddling for the future

Drumming, Native songs and cheering family and friends welcomed eight Sechelt youth and five adult leaders at the end of a week-long kayak trip up the Sechelt Inlet.

Mt. Elphinstone forest meeting set

There is an important public meeting regarding Mt. Elphinstone forest coming up on Sept. 15 at 7 p.m. in the Chatelech Secondary School theatre.

Conservationists welcome decision

A Supreme Court of B.C. decision released last week has ordered the Association of B.C. Forest Professionals (ABCFP) to reconsider investigating a rejected complaint alleging harm to marbled murrelets on the Coast.

Giving glory to God for generations

Laughter, love and longevity were the highlights of celebrations at St. Bartholomew's Anglican Church this past weekend.

Coast guard secures new vessel

The Halfmoon Bay Coast Guard Auxiliary's new search and rescue boat has finally arrived, after three years of community fundraising.

A journey for peace and healing

A local Aboriginal man took his canoe on a journey down the Peace River to heal youth from an Alberta reserve who had been caught sniffing gas.

Residents put out sauna fire

The Keats Island community came together in a panic to put out a sauna fire last Saturday night. Neighbours and boaters arrived at the scene as the news of the fire spread through shouting and phone calls.

Second gospel workshop planned

Lynne Dickson and the Music Makers adult choir are hosting a second Experience the Journey gospel music workshop and concert with Vancouver choral leaders Marcus Mosely and Gail Suderman Sept. 24 to 25.

Weaving the past with the present

For many of us, the dreams we have as children are soon forgotten. But that's not always the case, as a pair of Sunshine Coast sisters will attest. When Barby Paulus and Marjorie Ann Malcolm were young, they lived in Ontario.