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Elizabeth Borsato Colin Thomson Martha Jablonski-Jones Anouk Hartwell Jim...

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On a swell and a prayer

Words by Ryan Stuart
Photo by David Prothero
In one year, a local paddler goes from rookie to evangelist in the fastest man-powered boat on the water.     What a difference a year...

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Ready & Abel

Words by Neil Borecky
Photos by Patrick Kitto
Iconic and quirky, Mount Cain is more than a mere ski hill. It's a cog set of individuals making turns for themselves and for the...

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A community emerges

Words by Rory McClure
Photos by James Headrick
Redefining the curriculum to create a better chance of success for indigenous students.     Nala'atsi is a word in the Kwak'wala language...

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The stay-at-home defenceman

Words by Allie Jenkinson
Photos by Jeremy Koreski
Born and raised on Vancouver Island, former NHL player Willie Mitchell embraces the captain role at Clayoquot Sound's newest...

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Little Valley: Indi Neufeld

Age 9 My favourite things about living in Black Creek are that my house is close to my school, which is nice, and also that it's very beautiful because of...

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Anchored in Iceland

Words & Photos by Jenn Dykstra
An experienced traveler connects the past, present and future on a sail and ski adventure.     In the late seventies, Sandra Dykstra skied...

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Power Move

Words & Photo by Bevin Clempson
A longtime admirer of hip hop dance gets out of the corner.     If you’re of a certain age, you’ve likely watched Flashdance. As a...

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Everyday indulgences

Words by Elisabeth Lee
Photo by Meredith Rose
Favourites during the season of coziness and comfort food, certain chocolate and cheese varieties offer positive (and surprising) neurological...

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Going Public

Words & Photos by Ross Bodenmann
Collaborating towards a beautiful future through art initiatives in the Comox Valley.     Armed with a limited budget, dedicated...

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Spoken Local: Darcy Turenne

Words by Mike Berard
Photo by Amy Kumler
Hailing From Comox, filmmaker Darcy Turenne reflects on her mountain biking roots while gearing up to document the sport's freeriding...

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Kye Bay Morning

Words by Kelly McQuillan
Photo by Sareh Puetz
Calm gravity of a misty morning rise — Waves tickle the shoreline into a smile. Cricket song lingers, entangled in the Threads of the dawn, as An...

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Tough Love

Words by Dave Nowak
Article & Gallery photos by Kain McCollum
Other gallery photos by Michael Drummond
& Sara Kerr
Four artists collectively known as the Wood Vibe Tribe are refreshing woodworking traditions and using the power of camaraderie to share their own...

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The Sweet Spots

Words by Terry Folks
& Wendy Turner
Photo by Jenn Dykstra
Using Shinrin-Yoku and the beauty of our surroundings to heal during times of transition.     Shinrin-yoku, sometimes known as “forest...

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Field of Dreams

Words by Tim Ennis
Article photo by Robert Lundquist
Gallery photos by Dan Bowen
and Rick Ward
Turning the tides to de-industrialize the estuary in the heart of our community.     “I just want to wake up one day, open the...

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Heroes, big and small

Words by April Trigg
Photos by Karen McKinnon
For over 30 years, YANA has been assisting Comox Valley families struggling to cope with their children's medical emergencies. The organization, and the...

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The Science of Safety

Words by David Kallai
Photos by Lorenz Jimenez
The progression of a local avalanche centre.     Avalanche forecasting on Vancouver Island is getting a boost this winter thanks to the...

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The Constant Gardeners

Words by Katrina Kadoski
Illustration by Laurel Meyer
A determined settler and a reflective musician find solace in a single piece of land, decades apart.     I grew up in a cheaply thrown...

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The First Snowfall

Words by Allie Jenkinson
Photo by Scott Bell
In my 20s I was thrilled by the promise of a blank slate. I moved often, believing each new location was rich with the potential to solve anxiety, stalled...