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Bronwyn Beairsto, Editor

Bronwyn Beairsto, Editor

Bronwyn Beairsto is editor of the Coast Reporter.

She moved to the "big city" from Bowen Island, where as editor and reporter for three years, she covered everything from council to cat birthdays.

As a not-so-secret history nerd, Bronwyn loves anything to do with archives and forgotten moments of our past.

She welcomes story ideas, opinions, casual chats or a good jokes.

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Recent Work by Bronwyn

Provincial ministers denounce 'disrespectful statements and death threats' toward shíshálh Nation

Provincial ministers denounce 'disrespectful statements and death threats' toward shíshálh Nation

'We extend our sympathies to those affected by the threats and we affirm our support to all members of shíshálh Nation,' reads a joint statement from the Minister of Water, Land and Resource Stewardship Nathan Cullen, Minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation Murray Rankin and lhe hiwus yalxwemult (Chief Lenora Joe).
Historic walnut tree behind Molly's Reach felled

Historic walnut tree behind Molly's Reach felled

The black walnut behind Molly's Reach was cut down for safety reasons.
BC Ferries warns of Langdale, Departure Bay sailing cancellations in September

BC Ferries warns of Langdale, Departure Bay sailing cancellations in September

BC Ferries has cancelled dozens of Sunshine Coast sailings between Sept. 4 and Oct. 9 as it shuffles ferries to cover the Coastal Renaissance's continued absence on the Tsawwassen-Duke Point route.
89-unit development at East Porpoise Bay Road corner passes first reading

89-unit development at East Porpoise Bay Road corner passes first reading

The developer is to hold a public information session and provide a transportation impact assessment and parking study for the busy intersection and surroundings – among other reports – before second reading.
Mountain biker suffers minor injuries in Sunshine Coast cougar attack

Mountain biker suffers minor injuries in Sunshine Coast cougar attack

Popular Sunshine Coast mountain bike trails have been closed after a cougar attack on iTrail in Roberts Creek Sunday afternoon.
Stoned Sunshine Coast raccoon makes it into the New York Times

Stoned Sunshine Coast raccoon makes it into the New York Times

The new movie 'Cocaine Bear' has folks discussing other notable animals that have ingested drugs, including a stoned raccoon from Elphinstone.
These Gibsons women have helped bring 20 Ukrainian families to the Coast

These Gibsons women have helped bring 20 Ukrainian families to the Coast

Meet just two of the women who fled the war with their kids and who are building new lives in Gibsons.
'Hero' puppy dies after warning B.C. couple of house fire

'Hero' puppy dies after warning B.C. couple of house fire

Nina Rose and Allan Lawrence escaped an early morning Sechelt fire with two of their dogs, their cat and their lives. Their two puppies, however, perished in the fire. Now, the couple is left with their grief and the task of rebuilding their lives.
Gibsons community dialogues draw crowds

Gibsons community dialogues draw crowds

Gibsons holds its first two community dialogues of the council's new approach to public engagement.
From heart of destruction, sign floats its way to the Sunshine Coast

From heart of destruction, sign floats its way to the Sunshine Coast

A sign travelled more than 300 kilometres from a part of B.C. hard hit by the November 2021 atmospheric river to arrive on the shores of the Sunshine Coast. Only by the extraordinary effort of a local man is it finding its way home — 14 months later.
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