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Stephens-Whale fastest climber

The B.C. Lung Asso-ciation's fifth annual Climb the Wall: The Stairclimb for Clean Air on Feb. 19 was the largest in the event's history.

Resident poll opts to merge water systems

Garden Bay Waterworks District (GBWD) customers have voted 58 per cent in favour of merging systems with the Sunshine Coast Regional District's (SCRD) Hotel Lake system.

Student returns unharmed

Sunshine Coast RCMP and search and rescue crews had a happy ending to a search Tuesday morning. According to Cpl. Lisa Fossum, police received a call just after 7 p.m.

Living on the Ring of Fire

Geology of the Sunshine Coast will be the topic of the next meeting of the Sunshine Coast Natural History Society, with John Newell as guest speaker at 7:30 p.m. on March 3 at the Sunshine Coast Arts Centre.

Air Cadets win bronze medal

On Feb. 12, cadets from 858 Skookumchuck Squadron travelled to the Lower Main-land to participate in the Canadian cadet movement marksmanship series stage two zone competition. Winners of the eight zones in B.C.

Designs go to drawings, open house, charrette

The public can give its input into the Gibsons ice-based community centre design at an open house Feb. 27 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. in Gibsons council chambers, project co-ordinator Brian Storrier told Coast Reporter this week.

Transit service restored

After five days without bus service, Sunshine Coast Transit restored service in the loop of Lower Gibsons Wednesday afternoon. Transit suspended service last Friday due to acts of vandalism to its buses.

Reynolds says Emerson should stay

In the face of a mounting political storm, the man who initially approached former Liberal David Emerson about switching to the Conservatives thinks he should stay the course.

Advisory committees make design recommendations

The Sunshine Coast Regional District (SCRD) held a special board meeting Feb. 9 to receive recommendations from both the Sechelt aquatic centre and Gibsons community centre advisory committees.

Information session for White Cane week

In 1921, James Biggs of Bristol, England was blinded in an accident. He came up with the idea that he would paint his cane white so it could be easily seen at night.
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