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Stick to council priorities

Stick to council priorities

Sechelt councillor Fred Taylor, who wants Coast governments to promote Gay Pride Awareness Days, is operating under the popular academic prejudice that assumes rural areas need ethical instruction/indoctrination from academics and big government.
Ah summer, the fun's begun

Ah summer, the fun's begun

Well at last the countdown is finally over. Summer is actually here. The sun is shining and, wonder of wonders, people are smiling. Already we have at least two festivals under our belts and neither of them was rained out.
Consideration comes from within

Consideration comes from within

The following letter was sent in response to Mr.
Bears and other concerns

Bears and other concerns

Hunting bears should be illegal? (Coast Reporter letters July 3). Mr. Groom, hunting is part of our heritage and should always remain so.
Surprised by religion response

Surprised by religion response

I was a bit surprised by Rod Lizee's virulent response (Coast Reporter, June 26) to Brett Wildeman's letter regarding public prayer in schools. While Mr.
Support for VisionQuest

Support for VisionQuest

I want to add my support to Celia Fisher's letter (Coast Reporter, July 3) with respect to her words regarding vilification and demonization.
Are more taxes coming?

Are more taxes coming?

The Sunshine Coast Regional District's (SCRD) solid waste management plan update is being conducted by another expensive consultant, AECOM Canada Ltd., at the sum of $95,000.
Beach fire and bears - oh my

Beach fire and bears - oh my

It's proving to be the start of a long, hot summer, and if some are not careful, it might be a summer that ends in disaster.
Agree with cell phone ban

Agree with cell phone ban

It was encouraging to read Ian Jacques' editorial about a cell phone ban for drivers from a habitual user (Coast Reporter, June 26). I find it amazing that people get so worked up about gang violence while cars kill a person a day in B.C.
Lack of accountability

Lack of accountability

Re: Celia Fisher's letter (Coast Reporter, July 3). I am also dismayed that Ms. Fisher has so little accountability to her community. VisionQuest must be accountable to neighbours and community.