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New care home meets with approval

The new Campus of Care project slated for Gibsons is starting to take shape. Representatives from the Good Samaritan Society and Stantec Architecture were on hand at Tuesday's Planning Committee meeting to present proposed designs for the project.

Volunteer efforts appreciated at luncheon

The Town of Gibsons saluted some of its many community volunteers at the Volunteer Recognition Luncheon, held at the Gibsons Yacht Club on Tuesday, Feb. 3.

Laughter rings at women's health night

The women's health evening on Feb. 6 was a laugh - literally.

Water mains planned for Mercer Road

Residents of the Mercer Road neighbourhood in Halfmoon Bay were celebrating after the Sunshine Coast Regional District board decided on Feb. 5 to extend the water main to their homes.

Air pollution workshop

The BC Lung Association invites the public to a free, interactive family workshop on how air pollution affects health. June Yoo Rifkin, air quality health educator at the BC Lung Association, will facilitate the workshop, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Feb.

Son accused of killing mother

A Langdale man accused of murdering his mother is awaiting a court-ordered psychiatric assessment. Mary Richards, a 53-year-old woman from Kelowna, was visiting her 33-year-old son Raymond Irwin in Langdale when she died sometime around Feb. 5.

Community Services launches new campaign

There is a movement happening in Canada. It's the longing for community.

Gambier grow-op bunker busted

After a year-long investigation, the Sunshine Coast RCMP seized 400 plants from a marijuana grow operation located in an underground bunker on Gambier Island Wednesday morning.

Sechelt man to stand trial for alleged sex crimes

A prominent Sechelt businessman will stand trial on charges of sexually assaulting or sexually touching four teenagers. Fred Church, 69, showed no emotion during two days of detailed testimony at his preliminary hearing at Sechelt Provincial Court.

Designs for new skatepark almost complete

Local skateboarding enthusiasts huddled around proposed designs for a new skatepark in Gibsons during an open house at Elphinstone Secondary School on Jan. 29.
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