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District holds second condo hearing

A decision on a proposed condominium slated for the Davis Bay waterfront is on hold until a third public hearing is held.

Kids for Peace heads to Serbia

Two students from Elphinstone Secondary School are embarking on the adventure of a lifetime, and they're taking their moms with them.

Fire crews battle blaze

Roberts Creek Fire Department took six hours last Sunday to staunch a suspicious, stubborn blaze at 2005 Cassidy Road. According to fire chief Bruce Searle, the fire travelled up the wall to the shake roof.

Artist shows new creations in Vancouver

An exciting new show at a prominent Vancouver art gallery is earning kudos for a Sechelt artist. Kathryn Jacobi, a part-time resident on the Sunshine Coast, is thrilled with the reaction to her latest show at the Diane Farris Gallery.

Garden Inn appealing registrar's decision

Gibsons Garden Inn owner Irma Hohn is appealing the Office of the Assisted Living Registrar's decision to move residents from her assisted living facility. She says her establishment meets all the registrar's requirements for health and safety.

Council defers Habitat land decision

Habitat for Humanity Sunshine Coast will have to wait a little longer before starting to build its first house.

Arts forum abuzz with ideas

More than 60 local artists of all disciplines gathered at Rockwood in Sechelt on Feb. 10 for a day-long arts and culture forum to hear about project funding through the provincial Legacies Now program and to exchange ideas with other artists.

Society holds timely orientation session

Local politicians are rallying around the Dakota Ridge Society in its efforts to develop the ridge into a winter recreation area.

No more assisted living

The assisted living floor of the Gibsons Garden Inn, the Coast's only assisted living facility, is closing because there is not enough care currently being provided there, says the newly created Office of the Assisted Living Registrar.

Minter to speak in Gibsons

Brian Minter, whose advice is always of interest to gardeners, will share his experience and passion for plants at Heritage Playhouse in Gibsons Feb. 24 at 6 p.m.
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