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Living with bears responsibly

People and bears on the Sunshine Coast live in close proximity to each other.

Bail granted in crack trafficking case

Daniel Johnson is free on $2,500 bail after being arrested for allegedly trafficking cocaine in a downtown Sechelt park July 9. According to Const.

New psychiatric ward at St. Mary's

For years, mental health clients on the Sunshine Coast have been advocating for better treatment facilities and programs.In 2001 a group picketed St.

Environmental investigators tour Carlson Lake mine site

Provincial environmental investigators were onsite this week at Pan Pacific Aggregates' mine site in the Carlson Lake area.

SCRD taking legal action over land use

The Sunshine Coast Regional District (SCRD) directors have decided to take Pan Pacific Aggregates to court over land use.

Elphinstone director stepping down

After six years of representing Elphinstone on the Sunshine Coast Regional District Board, Celia Fisher has announced she won't run for re-election this November.

Logging protests begin

Protesters blockaded a Roberts Creek logging road for two days this week before reaching a negotiated agreement with the logging contractor, A&A Trading.

Local program seeking support

Like Olympians everywhere, Kevin Norman is proud of his medals. The wiry young man took two firsts in track and field events at the recent Special Olympics in Comox. Norman, 27, specializes in the 100 m run and the running long jump.

Honouring Hiroshima

The founder of the Peace Walker Society is calling on the Coast community to join him in making origami peace cranes to honour the memory of a Hiroshima bombing victim.

Residents rally to fight mine

On Wednesday night, residents, politicians and environmentalists packed into the Sechelt Seniors' Centre to rally together to voice concerns about Pan Pacific Aggregates' mine exploration and to plan their next steps in fighting the mine.