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Driftwood's latest: Cash on Delivery

Government bureaucrats have bungled your paperwork - what's new about that? But it gathers a new spin when the government handouts actually occur in your favour.

Murder case back in court

Ray Irwin, the 33-year-old Langdale man who is charged with the second-degree murder of his mother, appeared calm and rational during a brief court hearing in Sechelt Provincial Court March 9.

Cost rising for new SCRD office

The cost estimate for renovations to the new Sunshine Coast Regional District office has ballooned to $2.4 million. The SCRD board is holding a special meeting with its architect at 12:30 p.m. March 11 to consider the options for trimming that cost.

Sechelt Indian Band plans land claim referendum

The Sechelt Indian Band is planning a referendum of band members to decide how to pursue its long-standing land claim. The band is considering following the Haida example by going to court.

Third annual boat challenge is back

The Pender Harbour April Tools Wooden Boat Challenge is back for another year.

Ferries advocacy group visits Gibsons

The Save Our Ferries Advocacy Group was at Cedars Inn in Gibsons on Tuesday night seeking input and participation from the approximately 100 local residents who showed up to express their concerns about the operation of B.C. Ferry Services.

Elk poaching cases spark local concern

The conservation office is seeking the public's assistance to help solve two recent cases of elk poaching on the Sunshine Coast.

World premier of Carnival of the Animals

Six residents from the Sunshine Coast are collaborating to present a world premier of Arcadian Production's family concert, Carnival of the Animals and Carnival of the Other Animals, with the Victoria Symphony on Sunday, March 13, at 2:30 p.m.

Film program welcome addition to Cap College

The Motion Picture and Video Production program is wrapping up its first year at the Sunshine Coast campus of Capilano College.

SCRD trying to halt watershed logging

A private logging operation in the Chapman Creek watershed, upstream from the intake pipe for the regional water reservoir, has raised concerns about the security of the Sunshine Coast's drinking water.