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Farewell to Rockwood annex

The Friends of Rockwood (FOR) are planning a fund-raiser to fix up the Rockwood heritage house and start saving to rebuild the annex building, which is slated to be demolished in July.

Program available to increase awareness

The B.C. Schizophrenia Society and the Provincial Educational Committee have developed a program, called Partnership Education, aimed at increasing the awareness of mental illness.

More debate over airport

During the second airport information meeting March 29, a crowd of more than 60 people came to the Seaside Centre in Sechelt to have their say on an expansion of the Sechelt airport.

Coast soldier killed in Afghanistan

Tears fell and flags flew at half-mast on the Coast in honour of one of our own, 22-year-old Robert Costall, who died serving his country near Kandahar, Afghanistan on Tuesday.

Final week of May Day trial

Lawyers made their final submissions this week as the Pender Harbour May Day assaults trial drew to a close.Closing arguments continued into Thursday as Coast Reporter went to press.

Union reaches deal with province

The B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union (BCGEU) is recommending its members accept a tentative agreement reached with the province.

Funds in place for sewer upgrade

The District of Sechelt has $1.7 million saved for a new sewer treatment plant. They are closely monitoring new developments to make sure the current system holds up until 2009 when approximately $18.

Hip, hip, hooray for healthy bones

Gibsons' resident Maureen Partridge and her son have an important link. Both of them are walking because of the same surgeon, the mother because of hip replacement surgery last Nov.

Sechelt application approved

The application for a community forest tenure by the District of Sechelt has been approved and staff have submitted a forest management plan as their next step to securing a licence.

SCRD asserts watershed agreement

The Sunshine Coast Regional District (SCRD) board has responded to Cascadia Forest Products' proposed forest stewardship plan (FSP) in the Chapman and Dakota watersheds. At its March 16 meeting, the board passed a number of staff recommendations.
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