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Arrest warrant issued for Vincent

An arrest warrant has been issued relating to a fatal crash on the Sunshine Coast three-and-a-half years ago. Logan Vincent, aged 30, was the driver of a Pontiac Firebird, which veered off Hwy. 101 at Roberts Creek in September 2000.

Sea Cavalcade fund-raiser

The Gibsons Curling Club will be the site for a major fund-raising event for this year's Sea Cavalcade. On Saturday, April 24, the curling club will be the setting for a full day of family events. Doors open at 10 a.m. with events running until 5 p.

Library hosting bedtime story event

The Sechelt Public Library is hosting a bedtime story time with award winning children's writer Sheryl McFarlane on Friday, April 23. The event is open for children ages 3 to 9 and begins at 7 p.m.

Time capsule buried in Brothers Park

In a ceremony blessed by an eagle soaring high overhead, the Town of Gibsons installed a new cairn and buried a time capsule at Brothers Memorial Park on Tuesday, April 6 - almost 19 years to the day since the originals vanished without a trace.

Mums and babies flee from fire

Light bulbs and televisions exploded, electrical outlets caught fire and smoke detectors melted in an unusual fire in Gibsons last week. The fire started around noon on Saturday, April 3, when a B.C.

Victim of New Year's baseball bat attack sues partygoers

Michael Matthews, who suffered severe brain injuries from a baseball bat attack during a New Year's Eve party on Mason Road in 2003, is suing the party hosts and guests.

A trip to remember

A trip to India to immunize children has become a mission for local Rotarians. Sheila Pope, Brenda Wilkinson and Heather Blackwood recently travelled to Delhi, India, to help administer polio vaccine to thousands of children at risk of the disease.

Home values up on the Coast

It's a good time to put your house up for sale. The average detached home on the Coast has gone up in value an estimated 29 per cent from this same time last year.

Pass the cheese please

As part of the celebration marking the 25th anniversary of the Sunshine Coast Arts Centre, the Arts Council is hosting a cheese tasting on Saturday, April 24, at the Arts Centre at 7 p.m.

Coast duo to challenge Kilimanjaro

Margo Grant and Suzette Willcox were looking for a challenge, and it seems they have found it. The Halfmoon Bay friends are getting set to conquer Mt. Kilimanjaro, a more than 19,000 foot high peak in Tanzania, in eastern Africa.