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Many Sarahs wait in silence

Sarah, an East African orphan at Mercy and Caring Children's Home, tells her story to her sponsor in Canada. "I was born near Lake Victoria to a Luo tribe, healthy with an elder brother and sister.

Council orders owners to take down wall

The Town of Gibsons has given notice to property owners on Skyline Drive to remove a rock retaining wall because of safety concerns. At a special council meeting Tuesday, councillors were informed of the situation by administrator Bill Beamish.

Mind Over Matrix workshop

Quantum Consciousness Forum will hold its next event in the regular continuing series at 7 p.m. on Feb. 8 at St. Hilda's Anglican Church in Sechelt. It will be an intuitive empowerment workshop led by psychic counsellor and author, Natasha Rosewood.

Terminal property assessments reduced

The B.C. Assessment Authority has reduced B.C. Ferries' property assessments throughout the province, including the Langdale and Earls Cove terminals, resulting in reduced property tax payments to local governments. A Jan.

Two injured after industrial accident

One man remains in critical condition at Vancouver General Hospital (VGH) with burns suffered during an industrial accident at Howe Sound Pulp and Paper (HSPP) in Port Mellon on Monday.

White Cane Week next week

Could you negotiate going for a walk, crossing busy Hwy.

Council to make changes to Upper Gibsons plan

The Upper Gibsons Neigh-bourhood Plan is getting another facelift. At a special council meeting Tuesday, council approved several changes to the Upper Gibsons Neighbourhood Plan document.

Executive director set to retire

The third time's a charm, so perhaps this third go at retirement will stick for Sechelt's Don Petry, who has held the position of executive director for the Sunshine Coast Salmon Enhancement Society (SCSES) for the last 10 years.

Reynolds looking forward to homecoming

The moving vans arrived Wednesday morning to bring John Reynolds back to B.C. After nine years in Ottawa, Reynolds, the outgoing Conservative MP for West Vancouver - Sunshine Coast - Sea to Sky Country, said he's looking forward to coming home.

Wilson ends Tory stronghold

For the first time since 1979, a Liberal MP is heading to Ottawa to represent West Vancouver - Sunshine Coast - Sea to Sky Country.
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