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Biking thanks and apologies

Biking thanks and apologies

Editor: Re: "Bike Race needs warning signs" (Coast Reporter, letters, July 9) I would extend a very big thank you to those involved in bringing a large-scale event like BC Bike Race to the Sunshine Coast.
Terrified by Harper & Co.

Terrified by Harper & Co.

Editor: Thanks to Brent Richter for his excellent "tough-on-crime" column (Coast Reporter, July 10).
Partisan propaganda

Partisan propaganda

Editor: In one of umpteen recent partisan propagandistic pamphlets, the West Vancouver-Sun-shine Coast-Sea to Sky MP invites constituents to support the Weston Canada Day campaign. In the same flyer Mr. Weston hopes for "a democratic future in Iran.
Mindless, sordid littering

Mindless, sordid littering

Editor: On Sunday, July 11, from the beach below Snickett Park, I removed and discarded two extremely soiled diapers, a pair of similarly soiled shorts and various tissues and refuse - all this within steps of an animal-proof rubbish bin.
Showing us bigger elephants

Showing us bigger elephants

The following letter was sent to member of Parliament John Weston and copied to Coast Reporter. With growing bemusement, I read the cover of your recent newsletter, Celebrating Canada.
Upset about proposed bylaw

Upset about proposed bylaw

The following letter was sent to the District of Sechelt and copied to Coast Reporter.
Free ferry ride, not chocolate

Free ferry ride, not chocolate

Editor: So I see the Experience Card is too popular (B.C. Ferries FAC meeting, Coast Reporter, July 2), and as a result, fares might go up. Does Mr.
Get out and play, but do it safely

Get out and play, but do it safely

Is this weather glorious, or what? What a fantastic week on the Sunshine Coast. And it couldn't have come any sooner.
Suggestions for Gospel Rock

Suggestions for Gospel Rock

Editor: The opinions expressed at last Monday's (June 28) Gospel Rock neighbourhood plan open house varied widely in ideals, cosmology and sensitivity to potential commissions.
Seaweed mulch: use with care

Seaweed mulch: use with care

Editor: It was with surprise that I read the water conservation tip number five from the Sunshine Coast Regional District (SCRD) on mulching, and noted seaweed as mulch (Coast Reporter, June 25).