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North Shore centre for Coast youth too

The North Shore Service Canada Centre for Youth (SCCY) has filled 107 summer job vacancies over the past two months in North Vancouver. And its services extend to the Sunshine Coast as well.

Family travel program launched

From now until Dec. 31, BC Transit and the Sunshine Coast Transit System are piloting a family travel program for residents of Sunshine Coast.

Vehicle break-ins continue

Sunshine Coast RCMP are asking for the public's help in identifying three male suspects believed responsible for several vehicle break-ins in Gibsons. On July 9 between midnight and 2 a.m.

BCI urges regional economic strategy for Coast

This coming fall could mark a brand new economic development direction for the Sunshine Coast according to an announcement made at the Best Coast Initiatives (BCI) annual general meeting on July 7.

Peggy Connor remembered for service

The Sunshine Coast has lost one of its most active and committed former leaders with the passing of Peggy Connor, who died at the age of 86 last week at Totem Lodge.

Police arrest prolific offenders

Sunshine Coast RCMP may have cracked a string of break and enters and property thefts after the arrest of what police are calling two "prolific offenders" from the Lower Mainland.

Coast hears Sooke's hotel-attraction tips

For economic development types, the story of how Vancouver Island's oft-overlooked Sooke snared itself a hotel and convention centre is the stuff of dreams.

Modest hero commended by VPD

Guy Dawkins' rescue of a young suicidal woman shortly before Christmas last year has resulted in the Sechelt man receiving a commendation from the Vancouver Police Department (VPD).

Ministry releases FSA results

Coast Grade 7s outperformed the provincial average on the province-wide Foundation Skills Assessment (FSA), while local Grade 4s underperformed, according to just-released results from the Ministry of Education.

Aimee found guilty on several charges

Jesse James Aimee, the 29-year-old Sechelt man accused of several sex crimes and Internet luring of minors, has been found guilty on several charges.