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A trip of a lifetime for Scouts

An English couple who spent part of their $30 million lottery winnings on a wilderness trip to the Coast for a party of 88 Scouts, leaders and parents are wrapping up their two-week visit on Monday.

Hotel Lake water licences on hold

The provincial Environmental Appeal Board has stalled the Sunshine Coast Regional District's (SCRD) acquisition of Hotel Lake water licences totalling over 11 million gallons per year. In its Aug.

Second robbery at Esso station

Police are asking for assistance from the public after the Esso service station in Sechelt was robbed for the second time in two weeks. The most recent robbery happened around 2:30 a.m. Aug. 2.

Stampede Queen visits Coast

The queen of the Calgary Stampede was taking a break from her busy schedule to visit the Coast last week.

Plenty of Harbour Spirit

The latest project in Madeira Park's beautification is almost complete, thanks to the help of volunteers and donors from the entire Pender Harbour community.

Sechelt beautified

Dozens of volunteers took to the streets of Sechelt last weekend to start beautification on the stretch of highway between Extra Foods and Wharf Road.

Abbeyfield benefit raises $20,000

At 10 a.m. on Saturday, July 16, the doors of the Pender Harbour Community Hall opened to the public for a silent auction.

SIB questioned about plans

Sechelt Indian Band (SIB) Chief Stan Dixon says he is getting calls from the public asking why the Band is building a new recreation centre when a recreation referendum for the Coast just passed.

Rotary: the Thai that binds

For one young man recently returned from Thailand and one young woman returning to Thailand from Canada, the Rotary student exchange program has been a life-altering experience.

Donations flooding in for fundraiser

A generous donation from Sue and Jesse Perry has left Team Boobie Prize just $2,000 shy of their fundraising goals to walk in the Weekend to End Breast Cancer event Aug. 19 to 21.