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June trial date in Pender May Day attack

The five Gibsons men accused in the Pender Harbour May Day assaults will go to trial starting June 13, 2005.

40 acres offered to Cap College

Two families, the Claytons and the Sangaras, have offered to donate close to 45 acres of land to Capilano College to build an expanded Sechelt campus. The land is located north of Chatelech Secondary School, beyond the playing fields.

Army Cadets to participate in vigil

The 2963 Seaforth Highlanders of Canada Army Cadet Corps will participate in their second annual display and vigil at the cenotaph in Sechelt this year. There is a lot of interest from the community to help out the cadets once again.

Hansel and Gretel great entertainment

A new spin on an old classic made for a delightful afternoon at the Heritage Playhouse in Gibsons last Saturday.

Hikers rescued off Gambier Island

On Saturday, Oct. 30, members of the Sunshine Coast Search and Rescue were called out to look for two lost hikers on Gambier Island. The hikers, two young adult males, had left around 1:30 p.m.

Tournament for the fun of the game

If you know that zloty and zaire are acceptable words in Scrabble (and even if you don't), you might consider entering a Scrabble tournament in Sechelt on Saturday, Nov. 20. Registration begins at 9 a.m. at Capilano College with games starting at 10.

Citizens' Assembly makes its decision

After several months of studying voting systems and conducting meetings around the province, the Citizens' Assembly on Electoral Reform has reached a recommendation for a new voting system for British Columbia.

Gibsons woman angered by theft

A theft of costume jewellery has left Gibsons' resident Verna Chan devastated, angry and scared for her safety. Approximately $10,000 worth of costume jewellery, jade, gold and vintage jewellery was stolen from Chan's home on Veterans Road last week.

Street Crew makes pair of busts at Chat

Two 19-year-old men were arrested for selling marijuana on school property last week. The arrests came after police were given a tip the men were trafficking at Chatelech Secondary School.

Psychic awareness without borders

A man lays on a table crying in agony, surrounded by doctors. He is having his leg amputated without anesthesia. This is Haiti today where relief workers struggle to provide medical and emotional support without the most basic of tools. Natasha J.