Category: Volume 20

See all articles

Volume

20

Read more

FEATURED PHOTOGRAPHER: VIKTOR DAVARE

Viktor came to Canada from Switzerland in 1978, eventually immigrating here. He spent 13 years in Calgary before settling on Vancouver Island, moving to the...

Volume

20

Read more

CREATIVE MOMENTUM

Words by Ross Bodenmann
Photos by Gordon Ross
An inventive art show rallies local talent and business for the sake of environmental sea change.     Board riding culture and the visual...

Volume

20

Read more

COVERING NEW GROUND

Words by Mike Berard
Photo by Scott Bell
The Stratchcona TrailRider program, and others like it, strive to make the backcountry truly accessible.     Despite the perpetual...

Volume

20

Read more

NOW OR NEVER

Words & photos by Alice Grasby
A family of four pursues vast and vivid collective memories on a 10-month road trip.     Last summer my family and I embarked on an epic...

Volume

20

Read more

RADICAL VULNERABILITY

Words & photo by Alexander Nataros
L’Arche Comox Valley creates a safe space for people with and without developmental disabilities to celebrate life together, elevating our community with the...

Volume

20

Read more

LITTLE VALLEY: MIA BEATTIE

Our young residents reflect on the home they’re growing up in.     Age 7 I have lived in Cumberland my whole life. I was born in...

Volume

20

Read more

CHANNELING THE STORM

Words by Aly Bird
Photo by Jenn Pentland
In the face of climate change, the City of Courtenay is working on an integrated system to handle a resource that knows no...

Volume

20

Read more

PERSONAL STYLE

Words by Nicole Bertram
Photos by Meredith Rose
By rethinking what we wear, the slow fashion movement provides support for local artistry and a path to sustainability.     As concern...

Volume

20

Read more

WITCHES OF THE WOODS

Words by Meaghan Cursons
Photo by Karley Bracey
Folklore tells of female forms that dwell in the forest, personifying the power of this dark, natural world to frighten and...

Volume

20

Read more

HELLO, GHOST

Words by Kim Bannerman
Illustration by Clive Powsey
In anticipation of the Halloween season, we offer a formal introduction to the spirits of the Comox Valley.     Would you be less...

Volume

20

Read more

COOL AND COLLECTED

Words by Meagan Roberge
Photo by Bill Jorgensen
The upcoming Farmers’ Market differs from the summer season, but provides an equally valuable way to fill your fridge and pantry....

Volume

20

Read more

ABOVE AND BEYOND

Words by Ryan Stuart
Opening Photo by Chris Istace
Article Photos by Juanita Wells
The Comox District Mountaineering Club is doing hard work on the ground, encouraging our community to enjoy and protect the great outdoors.   If...

Volume

20

Read more

REBUILDING CHARACTER

Words by Jenn Laing
Article photo by Jenn Dykstra
Gallery photos by JoAnne McElroy
After a Cumberland home catches fire, local professionals help the owners pay homage to history.     Our heritage house was built in 1895...

Volume

20

Read more

PROPHETS AND HARBINGERS

Words by Neil Borecky
Photo by Alexandre Crouzet
While we mostly live in harmony with owls, our fascination with these highly evolved predators is well represented in literature and...

Volume

20

Read more

STROKE OF MAGIC

Words by Alaina Vesper
Photo by Bastian Fluery
Accessing a glacier for a spring paddle board session is leagues above one couple's regular adventures.     My boyfriend, Curtis...

Volume

20

Read more

DIFFICULT TERRAIN

Words by Brad Kilgour
Photo by Allan Sawchuck
Comox Valley Ground Search and Rescue trains for innumerable circumstances in order to return people to civilization. But some challenges are more than...