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Update: Missing Sechelt man found

Sunshine Coast RCMP would like to thank the public with assisting in the location of Richard Walter McPherson. McPherson was reported missing from his residence since Friday, July 24.

Men rescued after tug flips

Four men were thrown into Skookumchuck Narrows on Sunday afternoon, July 19, when the 13-metre tugboat they were on suddenly flipped.

Paramedics seek MLA support

Striking ambulance paramedics are launching a campaign next week to draw attention to the critical condition of B.C.'s ambulance service and to enlist support from members of the legislative assembly (MLA).

Road allowance to be paved

A 46-metre road allowance will be paved with speed humps (not bumps) to allow emergency vehicles and other traffic an alternate route in Davis Bay.

Howe to stand trial

Linda Lorraine Howe, charged with 10 offences including three counts of attempted murder in connection with the alleged shooting March 31 at Christenson Village in Gibsons, will see her case go directly to trial in Vancouver Supreme Court.

Gibsons to annex 11 Elphinstone properties

Eleven businesses in Elphinstone along Highway 101 on the border of Gibsons may soon be incorporated into the Town.

Hospital expansion on track despite VCH budget crunch

Despite a $360-million shortfall in funding for B.C.'s health authorities, the St. Mary's Hospital expansion is still on track and patients should see minimal effects on their care, according to Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH).

Gibsons pushes on for recycling

Despite the Sunshine Coast Regional District (SCRD) setting aside plans for curbside recycling to do a survey of residents, the Town of Gibsons is moving forward with its recycling plans.

Breaking News: Elderly woman crashes car into patio

An elderly woman escaped serious injury after crashing her car into the patio at the Sechelt Legion on Saturday night, July 18. Sunshine Coast RCMP responded to a call of a motor vehicle accident at the Legion around 6:30 p.m. Cpl.

CEO to retire early 2010

Twenty-five years of decicated service to the Sunshine Coast Credit Union will come to an end next January for Dale Eichar.