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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.

Coffee's on in vicious comedy

Actor P. Adrien Dorval is putting the coffee on. But he's not inviting you to a friendly kafé klatsch.

Robotics team off to worlds again

Local robotics team RCXRM, featuring Kiel Strang and Ryden Custance, has qualified to compete in the FIRST World Robotics Championship for an incredible third year in a row.

Roadshow brings out the antiques

Some hidden treasures were uncovered last Saturday at the 10th annual S. C. Museum and Archives Antiques Roadshow. More than 160 people came with items for appraisal from experts in their field.

End bullying by wearing pink

The Sunshine Coast is encouraged to wear pink next Wednesday to show support and take a stand against bullying and the role our communities play in its intolerance. Wednesday, Feb. 23, is Pink Shirt Day.

Contestants display impressive vocabularies

Sixteen contestants displayed impressive vocabularies at the fifth annual A Way With Words competition last Sunday at the Gibsons and District Community Centre.

2963 Seaforth Cadets are out in the community

Your local Army Cadet Corps, 2963 Seaforth Highlanders of Canada, have been busy in the community this past training year, and they still have a number of activities planned.

Feel the drums beat

Drums have been used for thousands of years and by many cultures. The drum beat works as a conduit connecting the resonant sound of the human heartbeat and the rhythm of the heartbeat of Mother Earth.