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He gets a 'rush' out of helping

Giving is always in season for Rodger Konkle, a Union Gospel Mission volunteer who helps out five days a week. Every weekday, Konkle turns up at 7 a.m. to turn on the coffee and get ready to help out for a day of dishing out food and cleaning.

Kidsport fundraiser will help 16 play

Money raised at a recent fundraiser will help 16 kids to play organized sports this year. Kidsport New West recently raised more than $3,300 with the money helping to keep local kids off the sidelines and in the game.

Welcome November with city activities

With a soggy forecast for this weekend, it's a good time to stay dry with some indoor fun. We're continuing with our popular feature - our staff's Top 5 (Or More) Things To Do This Weekend. Our suggestions for Nov.
It's a small world - just ask the Bakers

It's a small world - just ask the Bakers

Two New Westminster couples recently discovered that it's indeed a small world after all.

Send us your wish lists for The Guide to Giving

Tough economic times are taking their toll on local organizations that help those in need.

Sprott's local history

It is interesting to note career college Sprott-Shaw's move to new quarters on Sixth Street. This company, that began in Vancouver in 1903, has been in a number of locations in this city over the years.

Tackling new challenges in roles

'The right time, right place, right jobs' says Gordon of her roles

Journalist is now the story at market

Meet Deana Lancaster - new marketing manager at river market; She's focused on creating a buzzing community hub

Explore the variety of winter squash

Although named "winter" squash, autumn is the peak season for a variety of squashes that fall into this category. Pumpkin may be the first winter squash that comes to mind, but there are others that are popular at the dinner table.

In your garden: growing great apples

Question: My Bramley and Cox's apples have been lost due to brown spots under the skin that goes through almost to the core. I did some research and have come up with the possibility it could be lack of calcium.