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Too many trailers in neighbourhood: residents

Residents in Gibsons' Creekside neighbourhood are all for affordable housing, but not the way they see it sprouting up around them.

Weekly police report

Sunshine Coast RCMP reported the following for the week of May 25 to June 1: Around May 21, a thief stole a white rowboat from a waterfront property in the 5600 block of Osprey Street in Sechelt.

Body pulled from Trout Lake

Sunshine Coast RCMP and the integrated homicide investigation team (IHIT) are investigating after a body was pulled from Trout Lake on Saturday afternoon (May 29). Cpl.

Weston announces funding, visits Chamber, hosts Prentice

John Weston, West Vancouver-Sunshine Coast-Sea to Sky Country member of Parliament, announced Sechelt Aquatic Centre funding, spoke at a lunch hosted by the Sechelt Chamber of Commerce and hosted Minister of Environment Jim Prentice's visit to the Co

Defence rests case in Howe trial

Legal defence for Linda Lorraine Howe, the woman accused in the March 31, 2009 shooting at Christ-enson Village, called its only witness before resting its case in Vancouver Supreme Court Tuesday.

Coast girl to trek for disabled kids

When doctors discovered Myah Wallace's underdeveloped cerebellum, which controls balance and muscle co-ordination, they told her parents she'd likely never walk or talk.

Kinnikinnick trails for all, off-leash issue on hold

A move by Sechelt council to end the Kinnikinnick sports fields' off-leash designation has been halted for 60 days to see if local dog walkers can rein in individuals who aren't cleaning up after their dogs, and community cyclists and dog owners have

Dix, Simons rally their troops

New Democrat health critic Adrian Dix paid a visit to the Coast Saturday night (May 15) bringing a message of hope and a promised fight to reclaim government in the next election.

Weekly police report

Sunshine Coast RCMP reported the following for the week of May 18 to 25: A single-vehicle accident occurred in the 11600 block of Highway 101 after a northbound vehicle swerved to avoid a deer, lost control and fish tailed over the centre line and en

Coast tends to shop locally: study

How much do Sunshine Coast residents shop off-Coast, and how is that affecting our local economy? The answer, it turns out, is much less than previously thought.