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BIA levy rejected

The Sechelt Downtown Business Association (SDBA) future is unclear after Sechelt council denied their request for a new business improvement area (BIA) levy that would have funded the group's efforts this year.

Students fundraising for expedition

Twenty-two students from the Coast are fundraising for an important trip to the Ostional Wildlife Reserve in Costa Rica where they will help researchers protect, count and record data on Olive Ridley sea turtles.

Three days on the high seas

Six Sea Cadets from Gibsons Conway Division had a fun-filled three days on the high seas last weekend.

Hip Hip Hooray this month

Hip Hip Hooray celebrates its 15th year nationally and its second on the Sunshine Coast this month. Hip Hip Hooray is a short walk symbolic of the return to mobility that patients gain through orthopedic surgery and promotes bone and joint health.

Man on the run from dangerous driving causing death charge

A 34-year-old Sunshine Coast man has been charged with dangerous driving causing death for a motor vehicle accident in Gibsons in April, 2005.

MLA meets with resource industries

Powell River - Sunshine Coast MLA Nicholas Simons and representatives from the natural resource industries on the Sunshine Coast met in Victoria recently to discuss the land and resource management plan (LRMP) process.

Investigation vindicates chief

An independent consultants' investigation report has cleared Sechelt Indian Band (SIB) Chief Stan Dixon of a number of allegations laid out in a petition signed by 44 band members.

Community event that grew

The fabled wood ducks spent most of their day at the far end of Ruby Lake Lagoon, but their presence reminded visitors of what the seventh annual Wood Duck and Wilderness Festival was all about - a place to appreciate the environment and what can be

Norwalk virus detected in schools

Medical health officer Paul Martiquet has issued a memorandum to students and teachers after a Norwalk virus was detected this week.

Transportation issues front and centre

Residents were out in force Tuesday night at the Gibsons Legion to voice their concerns over the Upper Gibsons Neighbourhood Plan.