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Hahn delivers positive news about route three

BC Ferries president and CEO David Hahn answered some tough questions and also brought forth some encouraging news about route three at a meeting in Sechelt Monday night.

Rediscover fun at the library

Are you having fun yet? Have you lost your inner clown? Do the dog days of summer now mean mowing the lawn instead of guzzling slurpees and seeing castles in the clouds? If you answered yes to any of the above, the time has come (and not a moment too

Teens give back to their schools

Earlier this year, two groups of teens volunteered to be in-school buddies (mentors) to children in their feeder elementary schools.

Brothers Park re-zoning welcomed

Rezoning of the area around Brothers Park in Gibsons to accommodate a proposed community centre appears to be a non-issue with the residents who will be most affected by the zoning changes.

District explores sewer upgrades

The District of Sechelt is investigating partnering with the private sector to help cover the estimated $60 million needed to upgrade Sechelt's sewer system over the next 20 years.

Suncoast receives national accreditation

Suncoast Diving has recently become an accredited National Geographic Dive Centre and are hosting the 25th anniversary of the magazine's 1980 photo-spread titled "British Columbia's Cold Emerald Sea" shot in the Strait of Georgia off our local coastl

Scholarships up for grabs

The British Columbia and Yukon Community News-paper Association (BCYCNA) will award some of the highest scholarship bursaries in British Columbia and Yukon again this year. Every high school graduating student in B.C.

CPAS presents conference

The ninth annual parent conference is coming to Elphinstone Secondary School on April 1 and 2 presented by Coastal Parents Actively Sharing (CPAS).

Clayton targets health care

B.C. Liberal Party members in the Powell River-Sunshine Coast riding have elected a candidate for the May 17 provincial election.

Coast branch holds poster contest

The Sunshine Coast Branch of the B.C. Schizophrenia Society is pleased to announce that the entry forms for the annual poster, poetry, prose and PSA video contest are now available at all secondary schools, as well as public libraries.