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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.

Rookies scale Kilimanjaro

After six months of training and planning, we finally arrived at the Machame gate entrance and the start of our eight-day trek. We could hardly believe we were actually about to start the challenge of a lifetime.

Astronomy club forms on the Coast

On July 30 a group of 20 enthusiasts met at the home of Bill and Agnes Clark in Sandy Hook to form the Sunshine Coast Astronomy Club.

Sechelt council asks SCRD for new plans

Sechelt council has stalled the Sunshine Coast Regional District's (SCRD) plans to renovate and expand its new offices at 1975 Field Road in Wilson Creek.

Keep your pets cool this summer

The recent death of a dog in Gibsons has raised concerns with the local SPCA, which is asking the public to be more aware when they leave their pets in vehicles this summer.

Charges laid in 'hicks with sticks' attack

Five young men from Gibsons face multiple criminal charges connected with an attack on a campsite of skateboarders during Pender Harbour's May Day celebration.