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Waterfront development plans unveiled

A development concept for two 10-storey towers on Gibsons' waterfront was given a thumbs down by the majority at an open house held by Windridge Properties on Sept. 7.

Coast-wide beach cleanup starting

Volunteers along the Coast will join a nation-wide program to clean up beaches this month. The planned cleanups will be at Bonniebrook, Roberts Creek, Sargeant Bay, Sechelt Inlet and Trail Bay.

Plans to replace heritage building

Developers presented plans for a new residential development at the Wakefield Inn site to Sechelt council August 30. It will return to council for first reading on Sept. 7.

Gibsons homes swamped by mud

Christine Wood, Staff Writer At least a dozen families on Crucil and Hillcrest roads in Gibsons are dealing with the aftermath of a mudslide that hit their homes early Sunday morning. "It was a wall of water and mud coming down the road.

Paddling for the future

Drumming, Native songs and cheering family and friends welcomed eight Sechelt youth and five adult leaders at the end of a week-long kayak trip up the Sechelt Inlet.

Mt. Elphinstone forest meeting set

There is an important public meeting regarding Mt. Elphinstone forest coming up on Sept. 15 at 7 p.m. in the Chatelech Secondary School theatre.

Conservationists welcome decision

A Supreme Court of B.C. decision released last week has ordered the Association of B.C. Forest Professionals (ABCFP) to reconsider investigating a rejected complaint alleging harm to marbled murrelets on the Coast.

Giving glory to God for generations

Laughter, love and longevity were the highlights of celebrations at St. Bartholomew's Anglican Church this past weekend.

Coast guard secures new vessel

The Halfmoon Bay Coast Guard Auxiliary's new search and rescue boat has finally arrived, after three years of community fundraising.

A journey for peace and healing

A local Aboriginal man took his canoe on a journey down the Peace River to heal youth from an Alberta reserve who had been caught sniffing gas.