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Funding for harbour improvements announced

Gibsons and Egmont harbours will be splitting $1.4 million with three other B.C. harbours for improvements, the federal government announced this week.

Peers, Harding found guilty

A Sechelt man was convicted of manslaughter, and a Powell River man was convicted of second-degree murder last Friday for the brutal beating death of a 51-year-old man as they tried to steal his marijuana.

Fire crews battle bush fire

Madeira Park and Garden Bay firefighters battled a small bush fire on Wednesday that could have grown to a major blaze if not for the assistance of the B.C. Forest Service. "We had great co-operation from forestry.

Community receives grant money

The Sunshine Coast Regional District (SCRD) and Sechelt First Nation are among the organizations to receive grant money for programs to combat the use of crystal meth.

CNI starts to unveil plans

Two weeks after announcing its major 3,000-plus acre land acquisition, Columbia National Investments (CNI) is starting to unveil its development plans.

Sechelt researching improvements

The Design Management Group's (DMG) plans for a huge expansion at the Sechelt airport have fallen flat and the District of Sechelt is now looking at ways to develop the airport themselves.

Events moved from contaminated beach

A swimming advisory was still in effect Thursday at Armours Beach because of fecal coliform counts, a few days before the Gibsons Sea Cavalcade water events.

Loverock survives to sing again

Gibsons' Sarah Loverock is safe for another week. The Canadian Idol contestant had a less than perfect performance on Monday night, gaining critical comments from three of the four judges.

Restructure vote debate presented to minister

The restructure committee's decision to have one cross-boundary vote on restructuring Gibsons, West Howe Sound and Elphinstone into a new municipality was at the forefront of a meeting Tuesday in Victoria with the province's community services minist

MLA questions quality of care

The quality of care at Christenson Village in Gibsons is being questioned this week by Powell River - Sunshine Coast MLA Nicholas Simons.
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