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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 »

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 »

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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 »

Summer Schedule On Sunshine Coast

Getting around in a safe and carbon-neutral way for the summer will be easier as of Wednesday, June 25, as summer service levels are in effect on the Sunshine Coast Regional Transit System. “Transit schedules are adjusted seasonally to meet growing ridership demand,” notes the newest BC Transit advisory. Garden lovers can rejoice that there ... Read More »

Lettuce Gives Thanks

Round Table Farms is a new, 58 acre organic farm located on the Port Mellon Hwy. Adhering to tried and true permaculture techniques (which combines the best of natural and edible landscaping elements), the farm grows most mainstream vegetables available in our climate. Gourmet lettuces, onions, garlic, potatoes, carrots, various squash, kale, peas, broccoli, tomatoes ... Read More »

Check your stars for the week: June 19, 2014

Michael O’Connor, Astrologer Aries (Mar 21 – Apr 20) You are ready to begin projects that have likely been on your mind for a while. Though you are covering a lot of ground in your mind, your body may be lagging be- hind. It will catch up by July. Meanwhile, measure twice now and cut ... Read More »

Lyme Disease Awareness Forum set for June 22

Tick, tick, tick – Lyme disease can be a time bomb In response to concerns by area residents, the Sunshine Coast’s first Lyme Disease Awareness Forum will examine causes, control and preventive measures on Sunday, June 22 at the Sechelt Branch of the Royal Canadian Legion, 5591 Wharf Street from 2 – 4 p.m. Guest speakers Gwen ... Read More »

St. Mary’s Hospital heliport re-opens

Helicopters are once again landing at Vancouver Coastal Health’s (VCH) St. Mary’s Hospital; its upgraded heliport reopened on June 9, 2014. With Transport Canada’s recent inspection and approval of the $175,000 in upgrades funded by the provincial government, the heliport will transport patients for a range of critical- care needs. “VCH worked closely with Transport ... Read More »

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