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Runaway truck causes crash in ferry line-up

An unmanned B.C. Ferries truck crashed into a parked car with a small child, a woman and a wheelchair-bound man inside at the Horseshoe Bay ferry terminal this week.

Washington Boy Scout dies after fall

A Tacoma Boy Scout troop is mourning the loss of one of its own after a tragic accident this week. Liam Von Berks, a 17-year-old from Washington State, fell to his death at Chatterbox Falls Aug. 17.

Residents protest road construction

A road connecting Mahan Road and Hwy. 101 has become a hot button for people living in that Elphinstone area neighbourhood. On Thursday morning (Aug.

Roberts family explores history

The Roberts family reunion was held Friday, Aug. 6 to Aug. 8.

Greetings from youth exchange in Thailand

Editor's note: During the next year, Rotary exchange student Kai Nestman will periodically provide readers of Coast Reporter with an update on his adventures in Thailand. Leaving Vancouver on Aug.

Community Forest tenure closer

The Sechelt Indian Band and the District of Sechelt are one step closer to securing a community forest tenure for the Coast.

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.