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Swim from Nanaimo to Davis Bay delayed

Swimmer’s feat delayed for weather Open water swimmer, Rachel Schoeler had to postpone her crossing of Georgia Strait last weekend due to unfavourable water conditions. The swimmer was attempting a historic 35km swim across Georgia Strait in order to raise awareness of water quality issues. “Unfortunately due to high wind advisories and white caps on ... Read More »

Attempted robbery of senior at Gibsons Way and Pratt Road area

The Sunshine Coast RCMP are looking for assistance from the public in solving an attempted robbery of a senior citizen in Gibsons. On Tuesday, July 22 at approximately 10 pm, a 76 year old Gibsons man was walking on Gibsons Way just west of Pratt Road, when he was approached by two males believed to ... Read More »

Sechelt Army Cadet is best in platoon in Vernon

Vernon, B.C. – Cadet Nathaniel Marshall of Sechelt B.C. was recognized as the best cadet in his platoon during the three-week Basic Leadership Course at Vernon Army Cadet Summer Training Centre. Cadet Marshall is a member of 2963 Royal Canadian Army Cadet Corps (Seaforth Highlanders), Sechelt, B.C. Cadet Marshall attended the three-week Basic Leadership Course ... Read More »

Three impaired drivers caught leaving party

  Sunshine Coast RCMP are disappointed with a group of young drivers who were all caught for impaired driving on Saturday night. Around 2:30 am on July 27, a resident called to report that a large house party on Tillicum Bay Rd. in Sechelt was dispersing, and the caller was concerned about possible impaired drivers ... Read More »

Teen crashes Hackett Park bleachers

Teen crashes Hackett Park bleachers Sechelt emergency services were called to Hackett Park at 6:45pm on Friday July 25, after a minivan crashed through a set of bleachers. Remarkably, there were no reports of injuries to any of the spectators on or around the bleachers, who were watching a baseball game at the time. After ... Read More »

Group says comment period running out on Howe Sound LNG proposal

Comment period on Woodfibre LNG Environmental Assessment running out fast Gibsons Alliance of Business and Community (GABC) group is urging interested public to comment before time runs out regarding the proposal for a Liquid Natural Gas terminal for the Port Mellon area of the Sunshine Coast. There are only a few days left, (until Sunday, ... Read More »

Davis Bay Wharf Reopening

Davis Bay Wharf Re-opening Thursday July 17 – Davis Bay Wharf opening ceremony begins at 3:30 pm Free Shuttle Bus Downtown Sechelt: 2:30 pm on the half hour the bus will depart Cowrie Street at Ocean Avenue. 3 pm Entertainment by Reg and Lynne Dickson 4 pm Official Re-opening ceremony at the wharf head followed ... Read More »

Town of Gibsons and Area Water Update

Town of Gibsons and area water system, reservoir and aquifer update for July 10, 2014 The Town of Gibsons released a statement Thursday, July 10 regarding the water system changes and it notifies residents about the updates, including cleaning and inspections that Town engineers have been making to the system and reservoir. Status of water ... Read More »

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