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CBC comes to town

"This is BC Almanac broadcasting live on 690 CBC Radio One. We've snuck up the Coast to beautiful Sechelt." With that, host Mark Forsythe was up and running with his eclectic show from the Seaside Centre.

Local actor making it big

Rob Scattergood, a graduate of Chatelech Secondary School in 1999 and Van-couver Film School in 2001, is moving on to bigger and better things.

Pender May Day trial continues

A provincial court trial judge dismissed a defence application this week which argued the 2004 Pender Harbour May Day assault trial delay violated two of the accused's Charter right to be tried within a reasonable time.

Grants help target domestic violence

The Sunshine Coast is one of 70 communities receiving grant money this week to help target domestic violence. Sunshine Coast Community Services Society is receiving $10,000 to address the needs of older women on the Sunshine Coast.

SIB receives environmental award

The Sechelt Indian Band (SIB) in a partnership with Regional Power Inc. has been honoured with a Blue Planet Prize from UNESCO for the green hydropower project on the Sechelt Creek.

Logging plan proposed within watershed

Cascadia Forest Products' forest stewardship plan, currently before the public for review, includes area within the Chapman Creek watershed - Sechelt's drinking water supply.

Scouts and leaders honoured

The Gibsons Legion hall was alive on Sunday evening, full of Beavers, Cubs, Scouts, Venturers and Rovers along with their parents and leaders, for a banquet celebrating Scout and Guide week. Feb.

Value-added mill expands

The Sechelt Indian Band is expanding its value-added mill both in size and in products.

Army cadets receive service medals

It was a special night on Feb. 25 for the local 2963 Seaforth Army Cadet Corps. The cadets were honoured with a visit from Army Cadet League of Canada, B.C. branch executive director Maj. (ret.) Roger Prouse and wife Louise.

Restorative justice circles extend into schools

The restorative justice model of repairing harm has successfully been brought into schools through a pilot program and is expected to continue to expand as an alternative to suspensions.
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