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Tthe informal summer concert series behind the Roberts Creek Library, resumed July 12, with Bonar Harris on stage. But it was a COVID version: the area was taped off with an entrance and those attending were asked to sign in with their name and phone number. Organizers are planning to hold the event for “at ... Read More »

$3 million for Coast projects

MLA Nicholas Simons says that people in the Sunshine Coast will benefit from improved infrastructure and new community gathering spaces, thanks to a new joint provincial-federal investment of over $3.1 million in three local projects. “These investments will create new spaces and opportunities for people in the Sunshine Coast to of all ages and walks ... Read More »

Local governments hold virtual hearings

A number of online public hearings are scheduled by the Town of Gibsons, the SCRD and the District of Sechelt for the remainder of July. Each of the events can be accessed by telephone by those who cannot participate using the internet. There are also opportunities for written submissions to be provided by members of ... Read More »

Water use moves to Stage 2

Effective July 10 and until further notice, the SCRD has declared Stage 2 water conservation regulations for SCRD water users south of Pender Harbour. This year the snowpack in early May is comparable to that of 2019. However, the rain and cooler weather over the last two months has resulted in Stage 2 water conservation ... Read More »

Opening a restaurant in the time of COVID

Just over two years after friends Scarlet Osborne and Heidi Murphy decided to team up to create a unique food and drink venue, they are preparing to open their doors. Most restaurants face a variety of challenges in starting up; these partners had obstacles created by the COVID-19 situation added to their plates, as they ... Read More »

Totem pole threat

Sunshine Coast RCMP are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the person responsible for threatening to damage two totem poles that stand at the entrance to Pender Harbour Secondary School. On July 7, just after 9am, RCMP responded to a call from the Pender Harbour Secondary School principal who reported that someone had tied ... Read More »

Body found on a Roberts Creek beach

Sunshine Coast RCMP are investigating after human remains were located on a beach in Roberts Creek. On July 11, at approximately 6am, a dog alerted two teens to an object on the beach below the 800 block of Bayview Rd. The two teens went for help to a nearby homeowner, who also believed it to ... Read More »

Tree protection bylaw for Gibsons

Town of Gibsons’ elected officials wasted no time giving two readings to a bylaw to protect the community’s existing trees at its July 7 council meeting. The draft of the bylaw was first introduced to the public at a committee meeting earlier that same day. The bylaw identifies 11 native species that property owners would ... Read More »

A child’s life of chronic pain

Rowan Rody, a 10-year-old from Halfmoon Bay, has trouble remembering what life felt like before the pain. He’s spent the last two years of his life battling the chronic migraine he contracted as a consequence of Lyme disease, with his family and community at his side. Rowan and his family are one of the 10 ... Read More »

No Date for Return of Ice to SCRD Arenas

The SCRD Board would not commit to having its skating facilities open by August 4 despite a request from Coast youth sport organizations at its July 9 committee meeting. The local Minor Hockey and Figure Skating Associations were told to wait until July 23 for a report on reopening of ice surfaces to come forward ... Read More »

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