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Local children's author honoured

Wilson Creek's Colleen Bartley was recently honoured with an Excellence in Education Award for her revised book: Canada's Best Cookbook for Kids with Diabetes.

Youth vandals apologize for damage to transit bus

A group of five students from Gibsons are apologizing this week after throwing eggs, vegetables and fruit at a transit bus driving in Langdale March 28.

Wilson praises Canadian security

MP Blair Wilson, who represents the West Vancouver - Sunshine Coast - Sea to Sky Country riding in Ottawa, called the recent revelation of an alleged terrorist plot in Ontario, while serious, a "small anomaly" and a "little incident.

No decision yet on skatepark location

The Town of Gibsons is still struggling to find a location for its new skatepark. A new location was debated by the planning committee on Tuesday. The site under consideration now is in the southwest corner of Brothers Park.

Council endorses alternative heating system for community centre

Gibsons council has endorsed a proposal to incorporate an integrated geothermal system into the Gibsons and Area Community Centre. The proposed heating system was a topic of debate at a special meeting of council June 9.

Family offering reward for information

The family of Rhody Lake is hoping a reward offer will lead to information about the missing woman. The 80-year-old Sechelt woman went missing during an afternoon walk from her home in Sandy Hook on Nov. 27, 2005.

Executives meet with advisory group

B.C. Ferries is awaiting an imminent decision from the B.C. ferry commissioner on its application for an additional 9.5 per cent fuel surcharge on fares.

Courtyard and sign dedicated

The courtyard at Elphin-stone Secondary School has been a long time in the making. In 1999 it was a bare space in the heart of the school that offered no seating or greenery to make it comfortable.

A summer solstice season finale

The community is invited to join us for a grand finale party to celebrate the first season of Quantum Consciousness in style- and, not incidentally, the 70th anniversary of the consecration of St. Hilda's by the Sea Anglican Church.

Health authority finds E. coli beside school field

A public health inspector has shut down the Madeira Park public washrooms building after a water sample from a ditch between the elementary school and community hall tested positive for E. coli.
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