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Singing the sultan's praises

Singing the sultan's praises

I live in a home ruled by a cat, a little sultan of swat who is never shy about telling his minions when they've displeased him. I realize there are some people who actually, dare I say it, dislike cats.
Cuts like a knife

Cuts like a knife

The provincial government is under fire after its latest round of announced funding cuts.
Fight has only just begun

Fight has only just begun

It's a start. As residents rallied for Highway 101 safety improvements Monday morning, Transportation Minister Kevin Falcon announced a $1.
Good to be back on the Coast

Good to be back on the Coast

As a recent graduate, I've learned a few things along the way. I know what you're thinking: "What could you possibly know that I don't?" Fair enough.
Time for some changes

Time for some changes

The start of 2007 has been marred by tragedy - a tragedy that could have been avoided. The Sunshine Coast lost another promising youth when 12-year-old Brynn Proctor Suddes was killed while trying to cross Highway 101 Tuesday afternoon.
Too many presents

Too many presents

My husband and daughter and I ventured back to Alberta for Christmas this season, fully aware our three year old would be spoiled by the family she hasn't seen since she was six months old.
A November to remember

A November to remember

Whew! Are we glad November is over! It was certainly a month to remember or for some to forget.
Christmas countdown begins

Christmas countdown begins

The countdown to Dec. 25 begins today with children cracking opening the first windows of their chocolate Advent calendars. A snowfall like we saw this week has truly kicked off the season of giving by bringing out a sense of community.
Time to mend some fences

Time to mend some fences

The voters have spoken. The 'no' side was the overwhelming choice for referendum voters last Saturday, meaning restructure of the Town of Gibsons and areas E and F will not take place.
Do we take water for granted?

Do we take water for granted?

Every morning before I sit down at my desk, the first thing I do is go to our lunchroom and fill up my water bottle. It's a usual routine that most of the time I give little thought to.