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Weekly police report

Sunshine Coast RCMP reported the following for Feb. 8 to 15: On Feb. 7, a thief stole a boat motor from a residence in the 600 block of Gower Point Road. The motor was a 15 horsepower Evinrude outboard. Sometime on Feb.

Home badly damaged after Saturday fire

A Gibsons' home is badly damaged after a fire on Saturday night (Feb. 12). Gibsons' firefighters were called to the home in the 600 block of Gower Point Road just after 10 p.m.

Electronic fareboxes now installed

Transit customers on the Sunshine Coast can now use a new electronic system that will improve fare security, reduce fare disputes and collect accurate ridership data. The Sunshine Coast is one of several communities across B.C.

Firefighters training for stairclimb fundraiser

A team from the Gibsons fire department is busy training for the daunting task of climbing 48 flights of stairs in support of the B.C. Lung Association. On Feb.

Wind warning issued for Sunshine Coast

Environment Canada issued a wind warning for the Sunshine Coast just before 8 a.m. on Monday morning.

Public hearing set for election debate

School District No. 46 (SD46) trustees want to know what you think about the idea of reducing the number of elected trustees in the November municipal election. On Feb. 23 at 7 p.m.

Recycling for life

Sunshine Coast residents can now help save lives and the environment. Recycle for Life is The Kidney Foundation's unique fundraising campaign that offers people the opportunity to help save lives, protect the environment and spare landfills.

Panel requests submissions on referendum options

The independent panel reviewing and reporting publicly on the pros and cons of the harmonized sales tax (HST) and returning the PST/GST system wants to review relevant research from interested parties.

Home lost in Saturday night fire

A Gibsons' home is nearly a total loss after a fire tore through the home Saturday night. Gibsons firefighters were called to the structure fire in the 600 block of Gower Point Road just after 10 p.m. Feb. 12.

Directors seek dock direction

In order to continue to operate docks on Gambier, Keats and Thormanby islands the Sunshine Coast Regional District (SCRD) needs to obtain letters of consent from the upland owners.