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Sechelt Indian Band plans land claim referendum

The Sechelt Indian Band is planning a referendum of band members to decide how to pursue its long-standing land claim. The band is considering following the Haida example by going to court.

Third annual boat challenge is back

The Pender Harbour April Tools Wooden Boat Challenge is back for another year.

Ferries advocacy group visits Gibsons

The Save Our Ferries Advocacy Group was at Cedars Inn in Gibsons on Tuesday night seeking input and participation from the approximately 100 local residents who showed up to express their concerns about the operation of B.C. Ferry Services.

Elk poaching cases spark local concern

The conservation office is seeking the public's assistance to help solve two recent cases of elk poaching on the Sunshine Coast.

World premier of Carnival of the Animals

Six residents from the Sunshine Coast are collaborating to present a world premier of Arcadian Production's family concert, Carnival of the Animals and Carnival of the Other Animals, with the Victoria Symphony on Sunday, March 13, at 2:30 p.m.

Film program welcome addition to Cap College

The Motion Picture and Video Production program is wrapping up its first year at the Sunshine Coast campus of Capilano College.

SCRD trying to halt watershed logging

A private logging operation in the Chapman Creek watershed, upstream from the intake pipe for the regional water reservoir, has raised concerns about the security of the Sunshine Coast's drinking water.

Economic growth prospers at conference

As an ambitious first step towards preparing a community plan for economic growth, the Gibsons and Areas economic development conference, Working Together for the Benefit of All, was held at Camp Elphinstone on Saturday, Feb. 21.

October trial for accused child molester

Sechelt businessman Fred Church will go to trial Oct. 25 on charges of sexually assaulting or sexually touching four teenagers.

Dog attack sends woman to hospital

Nearly a month after she sustained serious injuries during a vicious dog attack, a Gibsons woman is still traumatized by her ordeal, saying it could have been prevented. Around 7:30 p.m. on Jan.