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Sechelt man honoured for service in Malaysian Emergency

Fifty years ago, Sechelt resident Peter Langfield was tromping around the Malaysian jungle as a member of Her Majesty's Armed Forces, keeping the peace at the tail end of a 12-year long guerrilla war with communist insurgents.

St. Bart's turning to rentals to avoid bankruptcy

Facing impending bankruptcy, St. Bartholomew's Anglican Church in Gibsons is looking for creative ways to survive in the 21st century. Members of St.

NDP picks new candidate

The three major federal parties now have candidates in place for the riding of West Vancouver-Sunshine Coast-Sea to Sky Country and are set for an election run.

Re-inventing the legion: a story of survival

As the days count down towards Nov.11, up and down the Coast four branches of the Royal Canadian Legion (RCL) are doing what they always do: offering scarlet poppies to passers-by and putting the finishing touches on Remembrance Day ceremony plans.

Arson to vehicle in Gibsons

In the early hours of Thursday, Nov. 4, Sunshine Coast RCMP were called out to a report of a vehicle on fire at the Government Dock in Gibsons. When RCMP members arrived at the scene they found an unoccupied vehicle engulfed in flames.

Vandalism plaguing Bonniebrook

Ongoing vandalism, especially in the Bonniebrook area, continues to be a major concern for Sunshine Coast RCMP. At the Monday, Nov.

Regional parks and rec master plan up for bids

The future of parks and recreation on the Sunshine Coast is coming under the lens in the coming months as the Sunshine Coast Regional District (SCRD) has approved a request for proposal (RFP) to begin a parks master plan.

Fundraiser planned to help revitalize wharf

The people of Granthams Landing are looking for a little help to stay afloat. The Granthams group is holding a fundraiser on Nov. 10 starting at 5:30 p.m.

AAP approved for RCMP building

Gibsons council voted to approve a loan authorization bylaw that will allow them to seek funding for the new RCMP building planned for Gibsons.

Cooney captures Volunteer of the Year award

Strong community supporter Rick Cooney is being recognized for his contributions to Community Futures of the Sunshine Coast with the annual Volunteer of the Year award.