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Loss of a great service

Loss of a great service

It is with great sadness that I have just read the brochure from the Gibsons Recycling Depot, outlining their important changes and that they will no longer be able to accept most household recycling items.
The race track is indeed open

The race track is indeed open

Thanks to Bill and Ev Sluis for flagging the growing summertime nuisance of speeding, baffle-less motorbikes through the streets of Gibsons (Coast Reporter letters, July 17). The race track is indeed open.
Better highway long overdue

Better highway long overdue

As I watch the road issues in Davis Bay unfold in Coast Reporter, I'm struck by the fact that this is, again, just the tip of the iceberg being considered.
Lack of vision on Laurel Avenue

Lack of vision on Laurel Avenue

The following letter was sent to Sechelt Mayor Darren Inkster and copied to Coast Reporter.
Where are our bear proof cans?

Where are our bear proof cans?

On Sept. 16, 2008 we ordered three certified bear proof garbage cans from the Sunshine Coast Regional District (SCRD). We followed up on the order a month later. We offered prepayment. Today (July 21) is garbage pick-up day for our neighbourhood.
Time to come clean premier

Time to come clean premier

Gordon Campbell and his political lickspittles have been touting B.C. as the best place on the planet to live. During the election campaign, Campbell, in a very serious manner, hammered home the message that only he and his party could guide B.C.
Curbside is not the answer

Curbside is not the answer

Re: Curbside recycling put on hold Editor: I was amazed that our regional directors would make the statement that an alternate approval process (AAP) was an unacceptable way to deal with curbside recycling because "it was vulnerable to being hijacked
Sad to see bear shot

Sad to see bear shot

I grieve for another beat that had to die over a person's carelessness. Why did the family not get fined for leaving two garbage bags outside for the bear to be attracted to? I feel honoured when I see my local bear. She is very shy.
Time to clean up our forests

Time to clean up our forests

When I grew up and worked in the woods industry in the late '50s until 1966, when we had a high fire risk in the woods, the woods were shut down for any activity whatsoever until the risk was over.
Is the race track open?

Is the race track open?

Editor: Excessive vehicular noise and speeding in Lower Gibsons is threatening the viability of the Lower Gibsons community. Residents, businesses and tourism, so vital to the Town are under siege.
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