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Public says no to BC-EBC

The local meeting with British Columbia's Electoral Boundaries Commission (BC-EBC) saw a consensus among participants not to change our boundaries or the number of MLAs serving our area.

Tourists OK after driving off Skookumchuck trail

On Monday Oct. 2, the Sunshine Coast RCMP responded to a call for assistance involving a stranded vehicle and occupants within the Skookumchuck Narrows Provincial Park. Upon arrival it was learned six tourists from Delta, B.C.

District wants skatepark

The District of Sechelt is looking to gain control of the Sechelt skatepark, and Mayor Cam Reid said the District was planning to meet with the school board on Thursday, Oct. 5 to "work out the details.

Looking back on 20 years of self-government

The faceless wooden figures symbolizing the Sechelt First Nations people's lost identities under the federal Indian Act are once again getting a visit from the chief.

District launches legal action

The District of Sechelt has launched legal action against Chris Cutlan for his use of an accessory building as a bed and breakfast accommodation at the Tuwanek Hotel development, which is in contravention of the District's current accessory building

Celebrate return of the salmon

Hosted by the Sun-shine Coast Salmonid Enhancement Society, the Rivers Day Salmon Festival on Saturday, Oct. 14, promises to be an exciting event. The celebration will be happening from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Go a little nuts with your mutt

If you own a dog or consider yourself "nuts for mutts" come out to the inaugural Nuts for Mutts Dog Show at Cedar Creek Kennels this Sunday, Oct. 1, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Registration to enter dogs in the show starts at 10:30 a.m.

Celebrate Animal Health Week

The Canadian Veterinary Medical Association has designated the week of Oct. 1 to 7 Animal Health Week in an effort to promote public awareness and encourage responsible pet care.

Home targeted in shooting

A home in Gibsons was a "probable" target of a drive-by shooting on Monday, according to police. Sunshine Coast RCMP Staff Sgt. Brad Zalys said Tuesday afternoon that police are still investigating the incident.

Cops for Cancer wraps up

With 400 km logged on their bike computers, the Cops for Cancer crew stopped at Camp Olave in Roberts Creek Wednesday night to stretch their legs, enjoy a Rotary sponsored dinner and reflect on the journey so far. Local riders Const.