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Concerns raised over Tower Road project

Sechelt residents filled the Seaside Centre Tuesday night to voice their concern with the proposed development of the Tower Road seniors' home.

Fueling the big box fire

Residents of the Sunshine Coast are in a frenzy and politicians are springing into action - all over 100,000 sq.ft.

RCMP investigating third fatality

Sunshine Coast RCMP are investigating the third fatal motor vehicle accident on the Coast in five weeks.

Carr set to stir Fry up

Former provincial Green Party leader Adriane Carr wants to take down Liberal Hedy Fry and become the next member of parliament for Vancouver-Centre.

United they stand for child care

Pouring into Gibsons Heritage Playhouse Monday were mothers, fathers and child care providers, all outraged at the provincial government's new legislation surrounding child care in this province. On Jan.

A perfect rescue

A two-piece ocean survival suit is no match against Mother Nature in January, but willpower and good Samaritans are. Sunday morning didn't exactly go the way Dave Sanford hoped it would, but ended the way everyone prayed it should.

Gun possession arrest made in Sechelt

Sunshine Coast RCMP arrested David Kennerley, 24, of Sechelt on Jan. 16. He was found to be in possession of a loaded .22-calibre double barrel handgun.

SCCA critical of permit plan

The recent announcement that forest stewardship plans (FSP) and cutting permits for Sechelt Community Projects Inc. (SCPI) have been approved is drawing criticism and action by the Sunshine Coast Conservation Asso-ciation (SCCA).

Citizens still not satisfied with project

The majority of citizens at a recent public information meeting for Pacific Spirit Properties were opposed to the height, size and placement of the six-storey building that would sit upon the last substantial piece of waterfront property in Sechelt.

Mobility Project moves local woman's heart

For most of us, a trip to Mexico is a chance to lie in the sun and do nothing for several days or weeks. And that's really all local woman Maureen McBeath had in mind in 2005 when her parents invited her to their timeshare in Mazatlan.