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Filming wraps up on Christmas movie

The lights have faded and clean up has begun on the set of A Beachcombers Christmas at the Sunshine Coast Arena.

Major grow show busted by police

More than 2,100 marijuana plants from about 30 outdoor grow operations were destroyed by Sunshine Coast RCMP during a three-day raid on Nelson Island last week.

Guides SOAR in Merritt

On July 24, the local Pathfinders (Girl Guides aged 12 to 15) left for a week of adventure at the site of the Merritt Music Festival for Spirit of Adventure Rendezvous (SOAR). The Coast group met up with 2,700 girls and leaders from B.C.

Davis Bay seawall 'discriminatory'

A narrow, sloping section of the Davis Bay seawall discriminates against a woman who uses a scooter, the B.C. Human Rights Tribunal has decided. In a ruling Aug.

Cougar sighted in Langdale

Don Holland was watching the news in his family room last weekend when a cougar paid him an unwelcome visit.

Mission Boats are coming

In 1904, inspired by the medical missionary work of Richard (later Sir Richard) Grenfell in Newfoundland and Labrador, the Rev.

African dancing and drumming at the library

Lions were roaring, mice squeaking, dolphins breaching, kangaroos hopping, dogs sniffing, snails sliming and monkeys swinging.

Church guilty of three child sex offences

Fred Church, formerly a prominent Sunshine Coast businessman and volunteer, has pleaded guilty to sex offences against three children.

Columbia Coast Mission celebrates 100 years

"North by west in the sunlight," as seagoing pastor John Antle wrote in his log in the late afternoon of June 1, 1904. He was taking the first practical step of the Columbia Coast Mission.

Simons joins the NDP race

Fresh off his federal election campaign, Nicholas Simons is now throwing his hat into the provincial political ring. Simons has joined the race to seek the provincial NDP nomination for the riding of Powell River - Sunshine Coast.