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Lower Mainland men face fisheries charges

Two men from the Lower Mainland are facing numerous federal fisheries charges after authorities halted a suspected illegal commercial crab fishing operation near Gibsons on Sept. 25.

Vandals put bus riders in the cold

It could be a damp and chilly wait for the bus on Gibsons Way this fall thanks to the work of some vandals on Friday night, Sept. 18.

Ponzi scheme may have Coast victims

A recently busted Alberta-based Ponzi scheme worth up to $400-million has been revealed to have some Coast connections.

Funding cut for sports groups

Sunshine Coast community sports groups are reeling from news that their gaming grants will be negligible -or else denied outright.

Phone scam returns

The Sechelt Indian Band (SIB) and Sunshine Coast RCMP are warning local businesses to beware of scam artists posing as Chief Garry Feschuk, asking for money.

Helicopter rescue highlights training exercise

Last week Sunshine Coast search and rescue volunteers practiced delivering emergency evacuation notices in Wilson Creek and learned the basics of assisting with long-line helicopter rescues on steep mountainsides. Tuesday evening, Sept.

Mission Hill project draws angry crowd

It was a harsh reception for representatives of Pan Pacific Aggregates (PPA) at a public meeting Sept. 17 on their application to renew mining north of Sechelt.

Hopes high strike is nearing resolution

Paramedics and the British Columbia Ambulance Service (BCAS) have been back at the bargaining table since Tuesday morning, Sept.

Two lanes on Gibsons Way here to stay

As summer ferry traffic is winding down the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure (MOTI) is continuing to make changes to Gibsons Way to help ease traffic.

Breaking News: RCMP issue fraud warning

Sunshine Coast RCMP are warning the public to be wary of increasing Internet fraud scams circulating via email and websites such as Craig's List. According to police, on Sept.