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Weekly police report

RCMP Sunshine Coast RCMP reported the following for the week of Sept. 21 to Sept. 28: On Sept. 22, RCMP observed a vehicle run through a red light. A traffic stop was conducted and the driver displayed signs of impairment.

Coast full of food opportunities

Finding locally grown organic food just got a lot easier. The Sunshine Coast Green Banner Local Food Directory is now available and to promote it, media were invited to a Green Banner Tour last Saturday (Sept. 18).

SCRD hunts for new bin location

The Sunshine Coast Regional District (SCRD) has to make some decisions soon on what to do with its recycling bins located at Park Plaza Mall in Gibsons because of re-development plans.

Food Network program to feature "Purple Truck"

Next week a film crew will immortalize the Coast's roving purple taco truck, Feastro the Rolling Bistro, for a Food Network program about North America's best street food.

FACs urge better provincial funding for ferries

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New speed, drunk driving laws take effect

Canada's toughest impaired driving law, plus stiff new speeding penalties took effect throughout British Columbia this week.

Seawalk talks advance, cost estimates expected soon

The District of Sechelt is "a couple days" away from obtaining a Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure (MOTI) cost estimate for a Davis Bay seawalk expansion project - information that will allow the municipality to fix a date for a public me

Car fire ends in burned out Davis Bay home

No one was hurt but a Davis Bay couple has seen their home severely damaged by fire. Sechelt Volunteer Fire Department crews were called to the scene on Laurel Avenue just before 5 p.m.

Gibsons planning draws interest from China

What does Weifang, China, a city 14,000 kilometres away and with almost twice the population of B.C. want to know about the Town of Gibsons? What the Town has been doing to win so many awards, and how its city planners can learn from the Town.

Flying in bad weather risks lives cautions TSB

The Transportation Safety Board (TSB) cautioned the aviation community on Wednesday that flying in low visibility is causing too many deaths in Canada.