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Roberts Creek teams win gold

Two teams at Roberts Creek Elementary School are sporting gold medals this week after coming in first place at the provincial Destination Imagination competition.

Major projects at Ruby Lake, Skookumchuck

It was a week for celebration at the north end ot the Coast as major government grants came through for two major new facilities.

Coast Reporter up for three awards

Coast Reporter, your voice on the Sunshine Coast, is up for three major awards from the Canadian Community Newspaper Association. The CCNA is an association representing nearly 700 community newspapers across Canada.

Food service workers get pink slips

Nearly 60 workers were laid off this week as a result of the latest branch of health services to be privatized - Food Services.

Arrest warrant issued for Vincent

An arrest warrant has been issued relating to a fatal crash on the Sunshine Coast three-and-a-half years ago. Logan Vincent, aged 30, was the driver of a Pontiac Firebird, which veered off Hwy. 101 at Roberts Creek in September 2000.

Sea Cavalcade fund-raiser

The Gibsons Curling Club will be the site for a major fund-raising event for this year's Sea Cavalcade. On Saturday, April 24, the curling club will be the setting for a full day of family events. Doors open at 10 a.m. with events running until 5 p.

Library hosting bedtime story event

The Sechelt Public Library is hosting a bedtime story time with award winning children's writer Sheryl McFarlane on Friday, April 23. The event is open for children ages 3 to 9 and begins at 7 p.m.

Time capsule buried in Brothers Park

In a ceremony blessed by an eagle soaring high overhead, the Town of Gibsons installed a new cairn and buried a time capsule at Brothers Memorial Park on Tuesday, April 6 - almost 19 years to the day since the originals vanished without a trace.

Mums and babies flee from fire

Light bulbs and televisions exploded, electrical outlets caught fire and smoke detectors melted in an unusual fire in Gibsons last week. The fire started around noon on Saturday, April 3, when a B.C.

Victim of New Year's baseball bat attack sues partygoers

Michael Matthews, who suffered severe brain injuries from a baseball bat attack during a New Year's Eve party on Mason Road in 2003, is suing the party hosts and guests.