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New traffic light approved

Getting across, turning left or even walking along Highway 101 at Roberts Creek Road is about to get easier and safer as the province has agreed to install a traffic light at the busy intersection.

No solution yet for Camp Olave

Nearly a month after Sechelt council voted to halve the permissive tax exemption on Girl Guide Camp Olave, no solutions have been found to the Guides' looming tax bill. At the special meeting Oct.

RCMP seek B&E suspects

Sunshine Coast RCMP are asking for the public's help after a pair of weekend break-ins to businesses in the Port Mellon area.

Schami four, death zero

Ray Schami, 72, has a knack for cheating death. He cheated it 30 years ago, when a brain abscess almost cut his life short. He cheated it again when a heart murmur led to an aortic valve replacement.

SIB honoured for their gift

Without the vision of the Sechelt Indian Band (SIB) 47 years ago, it's doubtful that St. Mary's Hospital would occupy its current central location on the Sunshine Coast. On Monday, Nov.

Recession turning, Coast still struggling

The recession may be turning, slowly, but the Coast still faces significant economic challenges.

Mission man facing impaired charges

A Mission man is lucky to be alive after a serious roll-over accident near Porpoise Bay Provincial Park. According to Sunshine Coast RCMP, police responded to the accident on Sunday, Nov. 15, just after 1:20 a.m.

Survey looks at older residents' needs

A new survey will give Sechelt residents aged 50-plus a chance to weigh in on how well the community is meeting their needs.

Slate set for by-election

The slate of candidates has been set for the Dec. 19 by-election in Gibsons. Bob Jones, Claudia Ferris and Gerry Tretick are the three candidates who put their names forward by nomination deadline Friday afternoon, Nov. 13.

SCRD holds off on landfill survey

The Sunshine Coast Regional District (SCRD) is deferring plans to conduct one more public meeting and a phone survey to gather opinion on the future of the Pender Harbour landfill.