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Residential development proposed

At the April 26 planning, environment and economic development committee meeting, Rockwood Properties presented a proposal to build 225 residential units in West Sechelt.

Condo plan going back to council

The Davis Bay condominium project slated for the vacant lot beside Pier 17 will be back before Sechelt council May 4 for a first reading on the 20th revised edition of the plan. Chris Moore of Davis Bay Development Inc.

Cap College program inspires

Inspired - that is how a group of volunteers felt after a workshop at Capilano College last week.

School of the Arts offers unique classes

Painting in Paradise -although it's not the name of the Gibsons School of the Arts, it very well could be.

Online prospectors stake Sechelt peninsula

Virtually the entire Sechelt Peninsula has been staked for mining claims using a new online system opened by the B.C. government in January. The B.C. government's map of mineral tenure at

Scholarships available for local students

The British Columbia and Yukon Community Newspaper Association (BCYCNA) will award some of the highest scholarship bursaries in British Columbia and Yukon again this year. Every high school graduating student in B.C.

Court battle over mine site

As a dormant mine site west of Sechelt resumes activity, several mining companies are fighting in court over who has the right to mine the 3,500 acre property.

Understanding choice about STV

B.C.'s three major political parties will remain neutral about a proposed new way of electing local representatives to form government. Candidates in the Powell River-Sunshine Coast riding, Adriane Carr, B.C. Green Party leader, Maureen Clayton, B.C.

Fundraising campaign starts

The Success By 6 fundraising campaign has officially been launched and committee members are hoping the community will be generous in donating to this program that looks at ways to improve literacy, nutrition, child play, parenting and family support

Community forest draws criticism

Location, location, location. That was the hottest issue during the District of Sechelt's public information meeting on its community forest licence application, held April 19 at the Seaside Centre in Sechelt.
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