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More dog problems raise concern

Problem dogs and, even more so, problem owners are becoming a real issue on the Coast.

Top three in Canada

We don't get a chance very often to toot our own horn, so you'll have to indulge us a little bit this week.

Good news for a change

Usually, my favourite news stories are what you might call bad news. I prefer to think of it as big news.

Reporter mum back on the job

Well, I'm back, and it feels like home. Except here there's no crying baby, no stinky diapers, no mushy cookies stuck in the rug and no one pulling at my leg to be picked up. I guess it's a little better than home in some ways.

Ugly act mars game

What should have been a celebration after a great men's hockey series last Friday night at the Sunshine Coast Arena was marred by an ugly incident on the ice. The Suncoast Flyers and Rangers went toe-to-toe in game two of their championship series.

Cougar reports ignored?

We received several reports of a cougar sighting in Sandy Hook this week. A number of residents in the area expressed concerns about safety of their children.

Fond memories of the Coast

This Friday will mark my last day of employment with Coast Reporter. Yes, it was eight months ago on a spectacular, sunny August morning that I wrote my first Reporter article.

Three cheers for youth

Quite often the media is criticized for always reporting on negative things - especially when it comes to young people. This week we want you to pay special attention to a number of great things the youth on the Sunshine Coast have accomplished.

Government fees will hamper court coverage

Our court system seems to be under constant scrutiny lately. The courts want to be open and accountable to the public, yet a recent decision by the Attorney General's office has us and other newspapers in the province questioning that accountability.

Plagiarism? Who cares?

Deadline time again, and I'm fresh out of good ideas for a column. If I don't get this piece filed soon, I'll miss my manicure appointment.