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Court system in peril

Court system in peril

A lack of provincial court judges, delays in trials, even cases thrown out and alleged criminals let back onto our streets - these all combine to make a dire situation, one that could get even worse on the Sunshine Coast and other communities unless
Be prepared for fire season

Be prepared for fire season

Editor: Emergency Preparedness Week prompts me to write. The area at the top of Selma Park Road forms a boundary between natural forest and city-type properties.
Are you kidding Colin Hansen?

Are you kidding Colin Hansen?

Editor: The pure hypocrisy shown by Colin Hansen and his ever shrinking club has risen to a level we have not seen in our province's history. In his sad and pathetic attempt to convince Elections B.C.
Wild salmon are sacred

Wild salmon are sacred

Editor: The 'Get Out Migration' is an action spearheaded by B.C. marine biologist Alexandra Morton that is attracting international as well as local support.
Song Circle brings hope

Song Circle brings hope

Editor: The stormy evening winds hissed and wheezed, as I trudged across the street with a tornado of anxiety rolling in my conscience. I perched my anatomy on one of the seats in the cybercafé to enjoy a sail on the Internet.
Open fish farming is stupid

Open fish farming is stupid

Editor: Re: Federal salmon inquiry (Coast Reporter, April 9). This article brought to mind something I read a few years ago regarding open net fish farming in Norway that was suspected of causing a depletion of wild stocks.
Are you prepared?

Are you prepared?

Most people believe disasters won't happen to them, but in the event of an emergency, residents can't always rely on government and first responders such as police, firefighters, paramedics and personnel with the Provincial Emergency Program.
Chaster Park is still a mess

Chaster Park is still a mess

Editor: After January's devastating storm, the Coast took a mighty beating and the damage done was quite severe.
Coast gets Olympic endorsement

Coast gets Olympic endorsement

While many of us are still basking in the after-glow of an amazing Winter Olympic Games experience, the Canadian Tourism Commission (CTC) is working hard to capitalize on that Olympic glow and positive energy the Games brought to our province.
Work together for community

Work together for community

Editor: Six years ago, my partner Ben and I opened a Gibsons' business which ran for five years, a nurturing space for physical and spiritual growth.