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Break-away congregation to fight church 'eviction'

A Pender Harbour congregation that left the Anglican Church of Canada over the issue of same-sex blessings is now fighting to retain possession of its church building. The Madeira Park church, formerly known as St. Andrew's, was built in 1979.

Four and a half years for crack-house killers

Two crack-house operators who killed Mark "Chico" Baptiste in 2002 have been sentenced to four years and six months in jail for manslaughter, in addition to the 21 months they had already spent in jail awaiting trial.

From Thailand to the Coast


Reynolds wins re-election squeaker


Beachcombers casting extras

Producer Nick Orchard is looking for children and adults to play roles in his upcoming film The New Beachcombers Christmas. The film will be shot in and around Gibsons between July 16 and August 13.

Greens, NDP readying for 2005 provincial election


Women gain from pilgrimage pain

Few among us have a burning desire to walk 25 km every day for four weeks. Even fewer of us would want to make the trek on one leg. For one local woman, that was reality for the month of May this year.

Macey Park, Cardinall Hall open


Alternative school closures


Strong cast in Wild Guys

The Wild Guys, an independent Canadian film featuring Beachcombers star Jackson Davies, debuted in B.C. at the Raven's Cry Theatre in Sechelt on June 16 to a less than full house.