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White sturgeon caviar could put Sechelt on the map

Last Saturday (Jan.

Entrepreneurs show innovation

Editor's note: For the next three weeks, Coast Reporter will be profiling the nine nominees for the inaugural Awards of Excellence for Sunshine Coast Women in advance of the awards ceremony set for Jan. 30.

Sechelt poised to lay charges against developer

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Alleged Tasering under investigation

A Sechelt woman is awaiting answers from the RCMP after filing a complaint over an alleged Tasering and police brutality incident in 2006.

Real estate values levelling

Property owners across the Sunshine Coast are now receiving their 2008 assessments in the mail, and the numbers are showing another year of significant increases in assessed home value.

Sunshine Dragons have a new boat

The Sunshine Coast has a new boat made in Germany - and it isn't a new B.C. ferry! The Sunshine Dragons dragon boat division of the Gibsons Paddle Club welcomed their new boat to Mackenzie Marina in Porpoise Bay last Saturday.

Community forest opposes SLRP

The Sechelt Community Forest has joined the Coast's major forestry operators in voicing serious concerns about the Strategic Land and Resource Plan (SLRP) now being pursued between the provincial government and four Sunshine Coast First Nations.

Students concerned for families in Kenya

West Sechelt Elementary School (WSES) staff and students have been sponsoring a school in the Mathare slum located in Nairobi, Kenya. WSES is in its third year of sponsorship, dubbed Project Hope, and have raised more than $20,000 to date.

Liberal Party rescinds Wilson's candidacy

The fact that it took the Liberal Party of Canada almost two months to decide to turf Blair Wilson as a candidate shows the stark contrast between the Liberals and Conservatives on the question of trust and accountability, Tory candidate John Weston

Local youth inspires hope for the future

While many people took advantage of the Christmas season to enjoy some time off, 16-year-old Quinn Runkle spent most of it working towards a better tomorrow. From Dec.