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Hockey tourney raises thousands

Last Saturday, the Gibsons and Area Community Centre was home to the third annual Marylou Lymer Memorial Hockey Tournament.

Wooden boat challenge celebrates 10 years

The 10th anniversary of Pender Harbour's one and only wooden boat challenge is only a few weeks away.

Lauren Grant – filmmaker extraordinaire — and now Genie winner

Editor's note: This is the second in a series of stories about people who were raised on the Sunshine Coast who are making a successful mark in the world in their chosen vocations.

Coasters put lungs to the test

Hundreds braved the slippery streets on Sunday, Feb.

Building bridges to opportunities

Can an event that combines engineering with arts and crafts help find the Sunshine Coast's next generation of science and technology professionals? Get some youth together, arm them with Popsicle sticks, glue and other materials, and we should get ou

Social service workers play a vital role

Social services play an important role in every community.

Dalgeish recognized for 27 years of music

The grand old 18th century hymn, "What a friend we have in Jesus" took on some new words in a jazzed up rendition last Sunday at St. John's United in Sechelt.

Dixon hangs up his clippers

After 40-odd years of cutting hair, Jerry Dixon has hung up his clippers. The community icon cut his last head of hair a few weeks ago at the Rain'er Shine Barber Shop in Sunnycrest Mall.

How the church is feeding our hungry

The St. Bart's Food Bank has been operating once per month since September and has more than 100 people registered. It continues on the third Wednesday of each month at St. Bart's Hall from 1 to 3 p.m. In addition, the St.

Using her poker face to raise money for charity

Story: Fran Vandenberg knows how to play her cards right, and for a good cause, too. The Gibsons resident recently attended the sixth annual Women's Poker Classic, held at Cascades Casino in Langley.