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Residents in an uproar over fallen trees

Residents in Davis Bay are outraged after trees lining the front of The West condo development were cut down last week. Coast Reporter learned this week that the B.C.

Weston prepares for competition

Has the Conservative Party targeted the West Vancouver-Sunshine Coast-Sea to Sky Country riding as a safe haven for Trade Minister David Emerson? A rumour making the rounds has Emerson, the MP for Kingsway who ran as a Liberal, then crossed the floor

Men of Gambier bare all for a cause

It's a proud day for the men of Gambier Island. Last August, they started work on modelling for a full colour calendar under the artistic direction of island artist Gloria Masse and the semi-professional photography talent of Joley Switzer.

Sea Cavalcade: focus on fantasy

With the theme of this year's Sea Cavalcade being "Fanta - Sea," the community can expect to see many innovative and colourful floats taking part in the parade, which is one of the highlights of the weekend's events.

Watershed logging proposal before the public

Western Forest Products, which recently acquired Cascadia Forest Products, is putting forward a change to its current forest development plan (FDP) to include areas within the Chapman Creek watershed.

Calling all gun owners

Anyone wanting to get rid of guns or ammunition can turn them in to police this month without fear of criminal charges. The Sunshine Coast RCMP are participating in the province-wide gun amnesty to remove and destroy weapons from the community.

SDBA to present new proposal

The Sechelt Downtown Business Association (SDBA) will be at the next Sechelt council meeting June 7 to propose going back to their old business improvement area (BIA), which they hope Sechelt businesses will again support.

Skatepark location still up for debate

The location of the new skateboard park in Gibsons is still up in the air. At the May 16 Gibsons council meeting, councillors voted to send the proposal back to the planning committee for further discussion and review.

Sechelt home invasion triggers dangerous offender classification

A 43-year-old man who invaded the home of an elderly woman in Sechelt in 1998 was recently declared a dangerous offender by a B.C. Supreme Court justice.

Students get drug aware

Students from three elementary schools graduated last Thursday - graduated with a few skills to help them resist alcohol, drugs and violence.
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