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  1. Major long-term care survey releasedRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Coast Reporter

    ... VCH is still reviewing Trellis's request to alter the contract to change the location from Sechelt to a property in Gibsons.

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  2. COLUMN: How should cities prepare for flooding?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... more expensive. A similar approach is being tried closer to home. It's called 'natural capital assets.' The town of Gibsons is applying it, for example, to manage rainwater and flooding using natural features (such as ponds, marshes, gullies) ...

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  3. Planning for second phase of Suncoaster Trail set to beginRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Coast Reporter

    ... once the detailed design has been completed. The SCRD, in partnership with the District of Sechelt and the Town of Gibsons, applied for the funds through a Vancouver Coastal Health grant program. Active Communities grants are a provincial initiative ...

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  4. Changes urged for Gospel Rock planRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Coast Reporter

    Signs have appeared on Pratt Road opposing its use as the main access road for the first phase of the Gospel Rock Village development in Gibsons. - Sean Eckford Signs have appeared on Pratt Road opposing its use as the main access road for the first phase of the Gospel Rock Village development in Gibsons.

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  5. Special training equips firefightersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2013 | Coast Reporter

    ... And so did the four fire departments that participated, obviously," Elsner said, noting Egmont, Roberts Creek, Gibsons and Sechelt all had some members attend. "They showed us some new techniques using wood shoring for shoring up buildings that may ...

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  6. Coroner investigating sudden deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2013 | Coast Reporter

    The BC Coroner's Service has now taken over the investigation into a man who was found dead in a boat near Gibsons on Wednesday morning. RCM-SAR unit 14 in Gibsons was called out to the waters just off Gibsons after a report of a boat adrift.

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  7. Repeat for 'best smoked salmon' winnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 18 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Contest winner Ryan Kunce of Gibsons is flanked by Wally, left, and Ray Vowles, donors of the trophy for the Best Smoked Salmon in Canada. Sooke residents Contest winner Ryan Kunce of Gibsons is flanked by Wally, left, and Ray Vowles, donors of the trophy for the Best Smoked Salmon in Canada.

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  8. Police ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 15 | Coast Reporter

    ... a resident reported three intoxicated males had broken a window of an apartment building in the 700 block of Gibsons Way, Gibsons. The witness reported the males ran towards School Road, and that it sounded like they might also be damaging vehicles ...

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  9. Setting sail for the Syrians: a fundraiserRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 14 | Coast Reporter

    ... for eight people will allow that group to be recognized as sponsors. Tickets are $75 at SSAC (in advance), Swish in Gibsons and Strait Coffee in Wilson Creek.

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  10. Sechelt nurse raises $5,000 on 250-km rideRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 14 | Coast Reporter

    ... [to the ride] and held fundraisers on my behalf, and Elizabeth Quayle and her fantastic crew at Spin Cycles in Gibsons, who provided me with supplies and technical support," Rhodes said. "I also had a lot of help from friends and coworkers in ...

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  11. Police ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 8 | Coast Reporter

    a Late on Aug. 29, a resident in the 200 block of Ryan Road, Gibsons, reported an aggressive bear had ripped the storm doors off his back door and that the resident had to set off a firecracker in order to scare the bear away. The bear has reportedly ...

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  12. Council moves redevelopment applications to the next stepRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 8 | Coast Reporter

    At their first meeting after the August break, councillors in Gibsons got a look at two development permit requests for commercial properties in Lower Gibsons. The owners of 444 Gower Point Road want to convert the house on the property into a Mexican restaurant, and make changes to the building that would require allowing the structure to go right to the property line at the front and back to allow for "an accessible entrance, architectural features and a covered dining porch at the front of the building."

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  13. turfRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 7 | Coast Reporter

    ... with the state of the field, you're not the only one. Canadians head groundskeeper Ross Baron, originally from Gibsons, has been named the Sports Turf Manager of the Year for the Northwest League. According to a release from the Canadians, this is ...

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  14. Vancouver Canadians groundskeeper tops in his fieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 7 | Vancouver Courier

    ... dugout for a private tete-a-tete and soon enough, team president Andy Dunn was on speaker phone. Dunn pressed the Gibsons native on why he was getting so many texts and emails about the playing field. Baron sensed trouble. "I was really started to ...

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  15. Labour Day crowd hears of efforts to form RCMP unionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 7 | Coast Reporter

    MLA Nicholas Simons and RCMP Sgt. Chris Backus following Backus' speech to the Labour Day crowd in Gibsons.

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  16. For the love of a CrossfireRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 31 | Coast Reporter

    ... For those of us lucky enough to own one, it is another affair that will last a long time. We will be meeting at the Gibsons Public Market on Sept. 7 at 11:30 a.m., followed by lunch at Molly's Reach at 2:30 p.m. and then a drive to Tuwanek. On ...

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  17. Please BC FerriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 5 | Coast Reporter

    ... ntime, I will continue to take Pacific Ferries as it is the only reliable way, as a commuter, that I can get home to Gibsons by 6 p.m.

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  18. PHOTOS: High school hoopsters showcase skills at Langley Events CentreRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 4 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... on nearly 40 provincial high school basketball players from Grades 9 to 12. Players came from as far away as Gibsons, Kelowna, and Kamloops to participate. North Pole Hoops has developed a wide network of NCAA, CIS, CCAA and JUCO programs to bridge ...

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  19. Coast boxers score KOsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | Coast Reporter

    ... Davies scored a big knockdown, rendering Artemov incapable of continuing the fight. In the evening's main event, Gibsons' Nik Stevenson boxed Dave Kelleher of Burnaby in the super heavyweight division. This was only Stevenson's second fight after a ...

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  20. Turtles turning up south of Sechelt invasive or kidnappedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 3 | Coast Reporter

    The Sunshine Coast is home to federally endangered western painted turtles living in the lakes of the Pender Harbour and Halfmoon Bay area, but there are no wild turtle populations south of Sechelt. Turtles spotted in Gibsons are either painted turtles that have been kidnapped from their homes in the wild, or red-eared sliders, non-native turtles purchased from pet shops and released.

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