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Street Crew takes down grow op

For the fourth time in two weeks, the Sunshine Coast RCMP has busted a major marijuana grow operation. After a four-month investigation, the RCMP Street Crew executed a search warrant at a home on Coracle Drive in Sechelt on Sunday. Const.

SCRD baffled and battling over recycling contract

Five months after the Sunshine Coast Recycling and Processing Society went bankrupt, the Sunshine Coast Regional District can't decide how to replace the recycling service SCRAPS used to provide.

All wigged out for cancer support

Three generations of men from the same family, who grew their hair out for over a year, donated their locks last week to a Vancouver business that provides wigs for cancer patients.

Run registration now close to 400

April Fool's Run registrations have nearly reached the 400 mark, with 343 individual entrants and 50 relay participants signed up as of March 15. Demographics now include one entrant from Quebec, a dozen from Alberta and a handful from California.

Hopkins Landing woman killed in Mexico

A motorcycle tour went horribly wrong for a Hopkins Landing couple on vacation in Mexico last Sunday.

Police bust three marijuana operations

Charges are pending against several suspects following three major drug raids by Sunshine Coast RCMP.

Scribble your entries

Got a song? Got a rant? Maybe you've written a poem or a short piece of writing that you think is downright brilliant and you've been dying to share with others.

Local poet wins literary contest

On March 17 at 7 p.m., Anne Miles of Gibsons is scheduled to read her poem, "Under a Swarm of Stars," the winning entry of the Cecelia Lamont Literary Contest, at the White Rock Library.

Robbery suspect sought

Sunshine Coast RCMP are investigating another armed robbery, the third on the Coast in the past two and a half months. On Monday, just after 8 p.m., a lone male entered the Family Mart convenience store located at 5530 Wharf Avenue in Sechelt.

Driftwood's latest: Cash on Delivery

Government bureaucrats have bungled your paperwork - what's new about that? But it gathers a new spin when the government handouts actually occur in your favour.
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