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New plan for Sechelt pool, Gibsons rink

Sunshine Coast governments are working together on a plan to build a new pool in Sechelt and a rink in Gibsons. On Jan.

New Year's baby a miracle girl

The Sunshine Coast's 2004 New Year's baby, Melissa Rose Shipman, arrived Jan. 6 at St. Mary's Hospital. For her parents, Secret Cove residents April and Robert Shipman, Melissa was a miracle baby.

Arts Centre celebrates 25 years

The Sunshine Coast Arts Council (SCAC) is proud to proclaim 2004 the silver anniversary year of the Sunshine Coast Arts Centre in Sechelt.

Storm closes schools, knocks down hydro lines

Heavy snow and the coldest winter weather in 43 years hit the Sunshine Coast Jan. 6, with 15 cm of snow falling in one day. Throughout the Coast, schools were closed by 10:30 a.m.

Road clearing fiasco after New Year's storm

Poor road clearing after a New Year's Eve snowstorm sent buses and cars into ditches throughout the Sunshine Coast and left some people on the northern end of the peninsula still stranded at home five days after the storm.

Rising to the Ice Challenge

The 80-odd people taking part in the Ice Painting Challenge on New Year's Eve faced an unplanned challenge from the first snowstorm of winter.

$2 million cap for SCRD renovation

The Sunshine Coast Regional District board has capped the renovation cost for its new offices at $2 million, raising property taxes by about seven per cent in 2004.

Spike belt helps nab robbery suspect

Sunshine Coast RCMP used a spike belt and a roadblock to try to nab a robbery suspect in Wilson Creek on Thursday afternoon. On Thursday, a man in his late 30s was seen attempting to steal a jacket from a store in Sunnycrest Mall. Sgt.

Coast gets weight loss conscious

Tried on your bathing suit lately? Chances are, like many others this month, you are pondering the number one New Year's resolution: losing weight.

Holidays busy for fire crews

An early morning house fire at a Sechelt home on Dec. 28 caused $50,000 worth of damage to the structure, leaving the occupants homeless. The fire broke out on the top floor of the house, located on Swiykals Drive, at approximately 2:15 a.m.
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