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Sea Cavalcade makes fabulous fun in Gibsons

Join in the many activities coming this weekend July 25 to 27 Many favourite Sea Cavalcade events are coming back this year along with exciting new ones, promising heaps of good fun for the whole family. This coming weekend July 25 to 27 the Town of Gibsons and Gibsons Landing will be festival central, wheeling ... Read More »

Classic colours inspire home decorating

Local interior design specialists and colour consultants could be a big help in getting the right look you’re seeking if this is the summer you’re determined to brighten up a room or two in your house or cottage, or even redesign your whole condo with a fresh look. One way to make sure this project ... Read More »

Tips for choosing the right outdoor furniture

The right outdoor furniture can make summertime that much more enjoyable. Lounging in a comfortable patio chair is a great way to spend a warm summer evening. But choosing the right outdoor furniture for your patio is about more than finding the most comfortable chair. The following are a few tips for homeowners looking to ... Read More »

Davis Bay Wharf reopened

Generations joined together to christen the rebuilt Davis Bay Wharf and celebrate its importance to area communities Dignitaries and volunteers involved with the Sechelt District’s restoration project invited all to enjoy and take pride in one of the area’s main destinations. Sechelt Nation representatives welcomed everyone in their traditional language and then shared songs to ... Read More »

Festival of the Rolling Arts is rolling in to Sechelt August 8 and 9

The Annual Festival of the Rolling Arts, hosted by the Coasters Car Club is once again in high gear producing the 19th Annual Sleep Hollow Rod Run and Show ‘n’ Shine. On Friday August 8 registration begins at Hackett Park at from 1pm to 5:30 pm and the cars assemble for the Rod Run Parade ... Read More »

Political payback time!

BC Ferries is world renown for servicing beautiful BC’s coastal communities. For rather obvious geographical reasons, BC Ferries hasn’t been known for servicing the Okanagan Valley. Until now that is! Many have noted with wonder that BC Ferries Vacations is promoting their newest “Port of Call”, the Okanagan – with Kelowna, Penticton and Osoyoos as ... Read More »

It is called progress – maybe not

Maybe it is just me and my aesthetic being an art professor most of my life but I see a big black lifetime scar forming on our coast landscape. I feel that off coast people possibly do not understand how precious the pure beauty of nature is to our community valves. The people at Telus ... Read More »

Editorial Opinion: On behalf of Mayor Wayne Rowe

I am writing to provide an update on our water system. A key message I want to share with you is that our aquifer remains pure, with all indications being that any problems were related only to the distribution system. In layperson’s terms, the water in the cup is fine – the issue was with ... Read More »

SCRD’s extensive ‘To Do’ list

August means no committee and board meetings for staff and directors of the Sunshine Regional District (SCRD), so during the month of July there are constant meetings to complete many of the initiatives planned earlier in the year. These include: the Agricultural Plan; a report on BC Ferries, which indicates the economic effect on coastal ... Read More »

Fire at Selma Park house

Sechelt fire quickly extinguished Sechelt Fire Department were called out to a fire in a two-storey wood framed home near Sechelt on Saturday morning. “We got the page and arrived within four to five minutes of receiving the 911 call,” Assistant Fire Chief, Trevor Pike said. Crews arrived to find heavy black smoke and flames ... Read More »

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