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Fire safety week

November 24 to 30 is National Home Fire Safety Week, and the Canada Safety Council encourages home cooks to put safety on the front-burner and prevent cooking fires. • Stand by your pan. Don’t wander away when you have something on the stove. • Don’t give clutter a home on the range. If it’s not ... Read More »

Horoscope – November 20, 2014

Tip of the Week: The cycle of Scorpio is all but over. The New Moon in Sagittarius occurs on November 22 at 4:19 am PST. Scorpio time is always deep and intense somehow and this year’s was even more so than usual. That triple conjunction Solar Eclipse is history now but its legacy will live ... Read More »

Pickleball anyone? How about Ringette? Or Waterpolo? Try it day

To mark this year’s RBC Sports Day in Canada — a national celebration of sport — the Sunshine Coast Regional District (SCRD) is hosting “Sports Week” from November 21 to 29. “We are thrilled to be part of RBC Sports Day in Canada,” says Adrianne Gadd, SCRD Recreation Program Coordinator. “The Sunshine Coast Regional District ... Read More »

RCMP traffic stops

During the night of November 1, while conducting a road check on Highway 101 in Roberts Creek, police checked a vehicle that smelled strongly of burnt marihuana. Marihuana paraphernalia was seen in plain sight in the passenger side foot well and the driver admitted to having smoked marihuana earlier in the evening.  The drug paraphernalia was seized for destruction.  ... Read More »

Gibsons man wins car

The Sunshine Coast will be the new home of the 2014 Smart Car grand prize in Encorp Pacific’s province-wide Return-It To Win-It contest. Daryl Austman from Gibsons drove away Oct. 31 with a brand new, low fuel consumption, low emission Smart fortwo coupe. Daryl recycled his empty beverage containers and filled out the winning ballot ... Read More »

Ferry Meeting Friday

Representatives from BC Ferries will be in Sechelt, Friday October 24 to hear from the public, as the latest statistics show a slight increase in traffic the Sunshine Coast. Vehicle traffic in September was up 2.8 per cent compared with one year earlier, while foot passengers traffic was up 2.3 per cent.   “No doubt ... Read More »

New driving penalties now in effect

Drivers are advised to put their hand-held electronic devices away, as the province’s new distracted driving penalties hit British Columbia roads and highways this week. Now, anyone caught talking on a hand-held electronic device while driving is subject to three penalty points in addition to a $167 fine. This is the same penalty that was ... Read More »

Town of Gibsons special meeting Tuesday night

Special Committee-of-the-Whole on at 6 pm on Tuesday, September 30 at Gibsons Legion Branch 109 at 747 Gibsons Way, Gibsons. The Town of Gibsons will have a special public meeting on Tuesday night, that will have key issues for discussion. The agenda includes the Engineering report regarding the Water System Investigation to be received; the ... Read More »

B.C. Thanksgiving Food Drive

The annual B.C. Thanksgiving Food Drive is happening on Saturday, Sept 20. Volunteers on the Sunshine Coast will be dropping off grocery bags with a flyer at people’s homes during the week of Sept 13. They are asking people to put unopened, non-perishable food items into the grocery bag with the flyer attached. Items need ... Read More »

Gallery not what it seems

I read your yesterday’s editorial with great interest! I had gone to another newspaper to see if they would do a little story about being a neighbour of Goldmoss Gallery and they said that they would not take sides. It seemed like you had already taken sides so I did not come to your paper, ... Read More »

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