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Sidelines are forever changed

Sidelines are forever changed

The Sunshine Coast lost a good one last week. After a courageous three-year fight with cancer, Reg Thomas passed away Thursday, Nov. 12. He was 75. Reg was a special, special man. His involvement in our community was amazing.
Senseless destruction

Senseless destruction

Editor: The recent felling of five ancient trees, in the range of 500 years old, was an act of senseless destruction. These trees, in Roberts Creek, had diameters of approximately 1.37 metres.
Shame on us

Shame on us

Editor: Last week at the United Nations, Canada voted against the Goldstone Report. This was a fact-finding mission commissioned by the UN Human Rights Council to investigate events in the Gaza Strip from Dec. 27, 2008 to Jan. 18, 2009.
Ferry access gate closed

Ferry access gate closed

Editor: Have we all gone crazy and lost all common sense? B.C. Ferries wants to close the access gate on the south side by Langdale Creek. Why? We don't know.
B.C. Ferries: room to improve

B.C. Ferries: room to improve

A little game of chess between the provincial government and B.C. Ferries may have just got a bit more interesting with last week's release of the provincial comptroller general's look at B.C. Ferries and TransLink.
You're not quite right, White

You're not quite right, White

Editor: Howard White deserves a 'misappropriation of words' award. His letter to the editor (Coast Reporter, Oct.
Belated thanks for banner folks

Belated thanks for banner folks

Editor: This past week, Coast TV very kindly gave the hand painted banners project of Gibsonstime to promote this community-oriented project.
Peace Group celebrates 150th

Peace Group celebrates 150th

Editor: A small, but determined group of peace activists will hold the 150th consecutive weekly Bring Our Troops Home Vigil along the waterfront in Davis Bay this coming Saturday, Nov. 14 from 12:30 to 2 p.m.
Not deliberate misinformation

Not deliberate misinformation

Editor: My thanks to Kim Fenton for pointing out that the Liberal candidate for West Vancouver-Sunshine Coast-Sea to Sky, Daniel Veniez, has not been a recent member of the Conservative Party (Coast Reporter, letters, Nov. 6).
Wolf makes for close encounter

Wolf makes for close encounter

Editor: On Sunday, Nov. 8, I parked at the K8 sign on the Halfmoon/Carlson Forest Service Road and walked/jogged, accompanied by my weimaraner dog, for 1.5 kms eastward in the direction of Sechelt Inlet.