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Bee club combats Varroa mite

The Sunshine Coast Bee Club is hoping everyone will pitch in to keep local bee populations healthy.

Simons sets cap at provincial seat

New Democratic Party (NDP) members in the Powell River-Sunshine Coast riding have elected a candidate for the May 17, 2005 provincial election.

Seniors' scooters vandalized

Residents at Greencourt, a condominium for retired and/or disabled people in Sechelt, are frightened and angry this week after a rash of vandalism and thefts hit close to home.

Cadets hold weekend work party

Located north of Ebbtide Avenue on Wharf Street, the Sechelt Marsh is a great place to take the family for a walk or to feed the birds. There are wooded trails circling the marsh pond and benches for quiet relaxation.

Gala fund-raiser for Iris Griffith centre

The Ruby Lake Lagoon Nature Reserve Society held a party to end all parties Sept. 25, raising $15,000 for the Iris Griffith Field Studies and Interpretive Centre.

Gibsons takes developer to court

The Town of Gibsons is taking developer Barrie Bolton to court for logging his property near Charman Creek. Bolton and his numbered company, 327593 B.C. Ltd., are facing eight charges of violating Gibsons' municipal bylaws.

Ground breaking ceremony for new Campus of Care facility

One swift push into the dirt by local dignitaries signalled the start of construction for a new seniors' care facility in Gibsons this week.

Elphi teachers go bald for cancer

Elphinstone Secondary School raised more than $6,000 for the Cops for Cancer group Sept. 17 with a fun head-shaving event.

Library celebrates 90 years

The joint was jumping Friday evening, Sept. 24, as the Gibsons and District Public Library marked its 90th anniversary at a gala birthday bash.

Preschool opens new playground

After three years, $21,000 and countless hours of volunteer time, the Serendipity Preschool community playground is finally a reality for Pender Harbour.