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Secret backer of Seascape condos goes public

Hayden Killam, a Sunshine Coast developer well known for his colourful personality and conflicts with local authorities, has emerged as the secret backer of the controversial Seascape condominium project in Sechelt.

Baptiste murder trial begins in Vancouver

Two men accused of a brutal murder in Sechelt incriminated themselves after a six-month $60,000 police undercover "sting" operation, it was alleged in court on Friday.

Fund-raiser planned for Wish Foundation

On Sunday, May 23, the Sunshine Coast Equestrian Club (SCEC) will host their annual Children's Wish Foundation of Canada fund-raising trail ride. This ride has been taking place for several years in partnership with the Okanagan Wish Trail Ride.

Botanical society digs for new members

With the proposed botanical garden project put on hold, the Sunshine Coast Botanical Garden Society (SCBGS) is shifting its focus and announcing plans of a major membership drive.

Police investigating assault in Gibsons

Sunshine Coast RCMP are asking for the public's help with information after a man was allegedly beaten in Gibsons Wednesday night. RCMP received a report around 10:30 p.m.

B.C. Ferry Services marks first anniversary

The vice-president of mainland services with B.C. Ferry Services delivered a presentation highlighting the company's first year of operations to members of the business community who gathered at The Club in Gibsons on Thursday.

Enjoy yourself and do some good

How would you like to do something good for youth on the Sunshine Coast while having a thoroughly enjoyable evening? On Sunday, April 4, the Live Music Society presents Pavlo in concert at the Roberts Creek Hall.

Something old, something new at Chat fashion show

Hemlines go up and down. So do waistbands, necklines and sleeve lengths. Colours go in and out of style along with fabrics, hats and hairdos.

Conditional sentences for pot growers

In two unrelated cases, young men who were running what police called "sophisticated" marijuana grow operations received conditional sentences in Sechelt provincial court last week.

Debate widens over pot busts

Is the best solution to illegal pot grow-ops tougher law enforcement or legalization? As Parliament considers the merits of decriminalizing marijuana and the Sunshine Coast RCMP busts a series of big grow shows, the debate over marijuana policies is