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Why dump on our property?

Why dump on our property?

Editor: In the last 18 months we've had household garbage, recyclables, construction bits and pieces, an old door, a child's sled, a candle stand, a tractor tire and even a car dumped on our property.
Say ya not nay

Say ya not nay

Editor: I'm positive person. Call me a yaysayer.
Thanks for the drag races

Thanks for the drag races

Editor: On behalf of local and visiting spectators who took in the drag racing events at the airport, I'd like to thank the many busy volunteers for running such a complex operation.
Cycling needs clean highways

Cycling needs clean highways

Editor: In response to the letter from Mr. Armstrong (Coast Reporter letters, Aug. 6, "Use bike lanes properly"), I agree that cyclists riding on the left side of the bike lane white line is a problem, and not only in Halfmoon Bay.
Select cutting a better plan

Select cutting a better plan

Editor: Don Hudson, acting timber sales manager for BC Timber Sales, says he understands the concerns [of residents] over water but must fundamentally misunderstand the effects of clearcut logging to state: "Generally, when you cut timber down, you e
A year on the Coast: ferries, bears, and the fringe

A year on the Coast: ferries, bears, and the fringe

A year ago, new to the Coast and Coast Reporter, I was still enamored of ferry rides, petrified of bumping into bears by night, and trying to gauge if Coast culture was - as a Gibsons-born friend of mine wryly described it - "all fringe and no middle
Kids know better than us

Kids know better than us

Editor: I'm going crazy here worrying about the new cap on the oil, the fires consuming our beautiful province, the fires in Russia and the floods everywhere.
I avoid the bike paths

I avoid the bike paths

Editor: I wish to comment on Reg Armstrong's letter about the use of the bike lanes along Redrooffs Road (Coast Reporter, Aug. 6). I bike along Redrooffs usually at least twice a week riding a road bike.
A little clean-up please

A little clean-up please

Editor: It's a perfect day in Sechelt. Hundreds of dolphins are in Trail Bay this morning (Saturday, Aug. 14). Maybe they are welcoming the many tourists attending the Writers Festival. We do have a pretty little town.
Festival flap is foolish

Festival flap is foolish

We are in full festival swing here on the Sunshine Coast - and what a swing it has been so far.