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THE VILLAGE TINKER

Words by Dave Nowak
Photo by Jenn Dykstra
Forging ahead in uncertain times.     After the year that was 2020, we’re starting to see light at the end of the tunnel—a return to the way...

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EVEN BETTER TOGETHER

Words by Jen Groundwater
The Comox Valley Healthcare Foundation harnesses the power of collective giving to enhance local healthcare.     Things are changing in the...

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ON A HUMBLE SCALE

Words by Mac Newton
Photos by Lorenz Jimenez
An ordinary stormwater retention pond turns out to be remarkable, indeed.     In 1845, Henry David Thoreau went into the woods of Massachusetts...

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COMOX VALLEY STARGAZING

Words & Photos by Sara Kempner
How to explore space from your own backyard.     Fighting the urge to crawl back into my warm bed, I force myself to grab my camera bag and head...

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A BEGINNER'S GUIDE TO GREEN BURIAL

Words by Madeline Christie
It’s better to burn out than to fade away? Not always. New alternatives to cremation allow bodies to return to the earth naturally.     Have...

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THE EVOLUTION OF BANNOCK

Words by Lyndsey Bell
Photos by Jennifer Brazil
This delicious, iconic food is both a staple of life and a symbol of Indigenous persistence.     Bannock: a simple quick bread made with a few...

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ROCK BEATS WATER

Words by Ryan Stuart
Opening photo by Sara Kempner
Gallery photo by Crystal Chowdhury
For climbers, the attraction of Comox Lake has always been the cliffs.     Watching John Waters scramble up a rock face is like watching a...

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ON THE UPSWING

Opening introduction by Jen Groundwater
Photo by Scott Bell
I’m so glad you’re here. As many readers know, each issue is part of a cycle with four linked themes. COVID-19 has made the 2021 cycle our most...