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Jellyfish project sparks council attention

A presentation about the Jellyfish Project - a local project to raise awareness of the ocean's fragility, encourage consumers to buy only sustainable seafood and lobby for the use of biodegradable plastics that won't clog oceans and kill fish and sea

Stimulus funding deadline firm: Weston

The federal riding represented in Ottawa by John Weston has received a proportionally larger share of the federal economic stimulus funding pie than most others in British Columbia, the Conservative member of Parliament pointed out in an interview la

Court challenge filed to force assessment

Friends of Davie Bay Society filed a court challenge on Monday, July 26, in an attempt to force an environmental assessment of the proposed Texada South Quarry in Davie Bay.

Gibsons woman aims for Wipeout

Gibsons resident Sara Agnew is within striking distance of being a human pinball, spun around in a centrifuge and sent charging through an obstacle course over mud and water.

Environmental group tracking whale movement

Some of the mystery surrounding the Sunshine Coast's visiting grey whale is being unveiled, thanks to the monitoring and record-keeping efforts of the Sargeant Bay Society.

'Therapeutic community' proposed for West Howe Sound

After a series of meetings with community groups, proponents of Cottage Farm, a proposed mental health recovery community, say they are nearly ready to begin applying for rezoning permits on their West Howe Sound property.

Trail Bay day float days away

Sechelt's Trail Bay may gain its long-anticipated day float as early as mid-August, according to District of Sechelt planning director Ray Parfitt. Parfitt said Delta's International Marine Floatation Systems Inc.

Fire department plans historic engine's return

The Sechelt Fire Department is kicking off a calendar-selling campaign at the Coaster's Car Club's Show 'n' Shine this weekend to fund a fire hall addition which will house the returning "old engine one" - Sechelt's first official fire engine from 19

Charlie St. Cloud a showcase for Gibsons

Residents on the Coast have been pouring in to the Gibsons Cinema and Raven's Cry Theatre in Sechelt this past week to feast their eyes on some beautiful sights - the Gibsons waterfront and box office infatuation Zac Efron, Charlie St.

Weekly police report

RCMP Sunshine Coast RCMP reported the following for July 27 to 30: For the last few weeks, several garbage bins belonging to businesses in the 12800 block of Madeira Park have been damaged and/or rifled through.