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Sechelt actor hits prime time in LAX

Sechelt-raised actor David Paetkau began a new prime time TV gig last week, playing a naïve young immigration officer in the new NBC series LAX. In the pilot episode, aired Sept.

Students dive into new scuba program

Students are diving, faculty are cheering and the first week of the Professional Scuba Dive Instructor program is officially underway at Capilano College.

Davis Bay condo plans under revision

Sechelt council's decision on a proposed condominium building in Davis Bay has been postponed for at least a month. The condo is proposed for the vacant lot next to the Pier 17 store in Davis Bay. At the Sechelt planning meeting Sept.

Home invasion trial delayed again

More than a year after Liam Gadsby was sentenced to four and a half years in jail for a violent home invasion, the other man charged in the attack, Thomas Duncan, still does not have a trial date.

A great place to play

The Coast has a new bowling alley and pool hall in Gibsons. Al Holt has reopened the old Strike Zone in Gibsons Park Plaza after it was closed for about two years.

Murder hearing gets underway

The Sechelt courtroom was virtually empty last week during the preliminary hearing for Raymond Irwin, a 33-year-old Langdale man charged with the second-degree murder of his mother.

Coast group launches fall programs

The Sunshine Coast Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Project, in partnership with the ADHD Parent Support Group, has a fall schedule of events that will be of great assistance to those dealing with an ADHD youth or adult.

Judge rejects separate trial for Johnson brothers

Judge Dan Moon dismissed an application for a separate trial from two Gibsons brothers charged in the Pender Harbour May Day assaults.

Spirit Dancer rides the waves

A 42-foot custom-made canoe was hoisted from the water in Gibsons Harbour recently after being paddled over 2,000 km by 56-year-old Pitt Meadows resident Chris Cooper.

Sechelt dump not affecting water supply

The 30-year-old Sechelt landfill is not contaminating the regional water supply, though the dump is leaching into groundwater, says a report released by the Sunshine Coast Regional District Sept. 2.