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Residents raise concerns at open house

Owners of the Lighthouse Pub spent much of their recent open house dispelling rumours about the project and deflecting criticism from nearby residents.

Lively debate at all-candidates' meeting

Passion for ideals and party platforms were front and centre at the Coast's first federal election all-candidates' meeting Tuesday night.

Big year expected for club

The Sunshine Coast Lions Club kicked off the year with the annual Polar Bear Swim at Davis Bay. This year was a bit of a change as the club collaborated with the District of Sechelt and assisted in the Play Day at the arena.

Polar Boars take the plunge

Yeehaa, what a day! Wind, rain, choppy conditions on the water - but it didn't deter 50 or so people from taking the annual Polar Boar Plunge at Armours Beach on Jan. 1. A great crowd of people was on hand to cheer these hearty souls into the water.

Diesel fuel spills in Porpoise Bay

A partially submerged boat leaking diesel fuel at the Porpoise Bay government dock was hauled out of the water by crane Thursday morning. Oil spill pads surrounded the boat and area, absorbing the diesel from the water.

Rec group seeks input

Gibsons Area Community Centre Society (GACCS) needs your input. While most of us were busy relaxing over the recent holidays, the folks at GACCS spent the time in meetings preparing for last Saturday's visioning exercise.

Tennis is forever

A healthy lifestyle is the surest way to longevity. We have all heard the fitness gurus who tell us exercise and diet are the most important ingredients to good health and a long life. I would like to add a third condition - enjoyment.

Boat explodes near Pender Harbour

A man and woman survived unscathed in a dinghy after the boat they were on caught fire and later exploded in the Pender Harbour area last Friday.

Lights of Life begins a new year

As harsh winds blew and waves crashed on the shore in Sechelt Jan. 1, a crowd of more than 70 people gathered as the New Year began to remember and honour loved ones lost.

Second fuel surcharge expected

Even though gas prices have been falling at the pump, B.C. Ferries plans to implement another fuel surcharge to cover rising gas costs on Feb. 1. The corporation asked the B.C. Ferry Commissioner for permission to raise fares by 2.