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Eclectic Delhi 2 Dublin returns

Delhi 2 Dublin returns to Roberts Creek Hall on Friday, March 7 in a make-up performance for last November’s event, where a hard drive melt-down resulted in the band being unable to play. D2D’s energetic mashup of Bhangra, Celtic, dub, reggae and electronica pumps up the blood for a hot evening of non-stop dancing. Until ... Read More »

All ribbing aside – is your recipe the best?

The February Quest for the Best recipe for ribs – baked, broiled, or barbecued – heats up with just over a week left for Coast residents to get their family favourite into the running. Recipes may be submitted online to or in person at the Customer Service Desk in any of the three Marketplace ... Read More »

Many choices and cuts of ribs

Coastal supermarkets and butcher shops offer a tantalizing variety of ribs that lend themselves to long, slow cooking – baked, braised, broiled, or barbecued with or without smoke. The number of choices can be confusing – what’s the difference between spare ribs, back ribs, country-style spare ribs, or riblets? And when an American recipe calls ... Read More »

Horoscope February 21 to February 27

Tip of the Week: The big news this week, other than the fact that the Sun entered Pisces on February 18 at 10 a.m. sharp PST, is the fact that the Moon’s Nodes have also changed signs. More interesting yet, is the fact that the Lunar Nodes entered their new sign pair – Libra and ... Read More »

Happy trails to Burnett Falls

Sechelt’s newest park “a real gem.” Sechelt dedicated its newest trail and viewpoint last week as Mayor John Henderson, East Porpoise Bay Ratepayers Association (EPBRA) President Peter Wooding, and Olive the apricot poodle officiated at the Burnett Falls Park ribbon-cutting. “This will open up a real gem on the Sunshine Coast,” Henderson said as he clipped ... Read More »

Improving Town’s assets a budgetary ‘must have’

Given the extreme weather much of Eastern Canada has faced this winter, I almost hesitate to describe the snap of frost in the early morning air over the past couple of weeks as ‘cold weather.’ However, it has been cold enough to call for more safeguards against frozen pipes and other preventative measures, and to ... Read More »

Supreme Court confirms Cash Store must refund $1 million to consumers

The Supreme Court of British Columbia has upheld Consumer Protection BC’s Compliance Orders against Cash Store Financial Inc. requiring the company to refund illegal fees charged for cash cards issued to consumers who took out payday loans between November 1, 2009 and March 23, 2012 from The Cash Store and Instaloans, both operated by Cash ... Read More »

My wife doesn’t understand me…

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Letters to the Editor – Opinions

Thanks to Mall, Seniors Thank you SunnyCrest Mall for allowing members of the BC Ferry Coalition to set up in the Mall on Seniors Day, February 6. Seniors were able to do their regular shopping and also express their opinions on the projected changes  to the ferry service. Very convenient and very much appreciated. We ... Read More »

Editorial Opinion – Free as the air

Here in Canada, we really live a blessed existence. We take so much for granted, viewing as our ‘right’ certain assets that we are actually privileged to enjoy. Most of the world does not have access to clean water, let alone having it pour from household taps virtually without restriction. Throughout Canada, every home has ... Read More »

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