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Beach wall owners threatened with legal action

The Islands Trust has told property owners who built a contentious stone beach wall on Keats Island in February to remove or legalize the structure by August or face legal action.

Survey shows modest support for curbside

The results of the Sunshine Coast Regional District's (SCRD) survey on recycling are in, and it seems the vast majority of residents in the rural areas are satisfied with the SCRD's current depot service, but still, a majority would like to see curbs

Paper Excellence to buy HSPP

Howe Sound Pulp and Paper (HSPP) will soon have new owners. On Thursday, July 15, the Coast's largest employer announced that HSPP and its owners, Canfor and Oji Paper Co. Ltd.

Government announces election changes

The way local government elections are conducted will have an overhaul before the next round of elections in 2011, Community and Rural Development Minister Ben Stewart has announced.

North Shore centre for Coast youth too

The North Shore Service Canada Centre for Youth (SCCY) has filled 107 summer job vacancies over the past two months in North Vancouver. And its services extend to the Sunshine Coast as well.

Family travel program launched

From now until Dec. 31, BC Transit and the Sunshine Coast Transit System are piloting a family travel program for residents of Sunshine Coast.

Vehicle break-ins continue

Sunshine Coast RCMP are asking for the public's help in identifying three male suspects believed responsible for several vehicle break-ins in Gibsons. On July 9 between midnight and 2 a.m.

BCI urges regional economic strategy for Coast

This coming fall could mark a brand new economic development direction for the Sunshine Coast according to an announcement made at the Best Coast Initiatives (BCI) annual general meeting on July 7.

Peggy Connor remembered for service

The Sunshine Coast has lost one of its most active and committed former leaders with the passing of Peggy Connor, who died at the age of 86 last week at Totem Lodge.

Police arrest prolific offenders

Sunshine Coast RCMP may have cracked a string of break and enters and property thefts after the arrest of what police are calling two "prolific offenders" from the Lower Mainland.