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Deadly driver still on the lam

A B.C. Supreme Court judge sentenced Logan Vincent to two years in jail even though Vincent didn't show up in court July 26.

Students challenged in Costa Rica

A three-week trip to Costa Rica was life changing for 22 students from the Sunshine Coast. Elphinstone Secondary School teacher Dave Lewis has been taking groups of high school students to Costa Rica to do community service for the past six years.

Malibu Princess crew rescues boater

The crew of the Malibu Princess rescued a man from the frigid waters north of Skookumchuck Narrows last weekend. "He was so tired.

A hard working Golden Girl

This year's Golden Girl, Sue Wiggins, is no stranger to hard work. Born in England at the end of World War I, Wiggins came to Canada in 1951.

Gravel mines denounced

The Sunshine Coast Regional District board gave a cold reception July 29 to AJB Investments, which plans to dig gravel mines near Chapman and McNab creeks.

Heated debate over office budget

Summer holiday plans at the Sunshine Coast Regional District are colliding with the debate over the "shocking" estimate of $3.6 million for renovation of the SCRD's new offices on Field Road.

Proper car seat safety promoted

According to statistics, more Canadian children die as motor vehicle passengers than from any other cause of injury.

A cultural exchange for Coast students

Three youths from the Coast are embarking on the experience of a lifetime through the Rotary Youth Exchange this month.

Filming starts in Gibsons

Jackson Davies, better known as Constable Constable on the Beachcombers, was stopped for photo ops numerous times on his way to the Gibsons Wharf where filming of A Beachcombers Christmas movie got started this week.

Xmas in July campaign needs help

A recently honoured community advocate is sounding the alarm for the hungry in our community. Sue Towers, this year's recipient of the Sechelt Rotary Club's community award, is dismayed at the response to the annual Christmas in July campaign.