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COMOX MARINA: Changing Times & Tides

Words by Judith Wright
The Purple Martins swirl and swoop in the air above my head, their bright chirping punctuating the sound of the wind and the waves. They circle, collecting...

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Paradise Meadows

Words & Photos by Wendy L Macdonald
The name says it all.     They say you should stop and smell the roses if you want to enjoy the journey. I’ve discovered my own...

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Sid Williams Theatre

Words by Tara Murphy
Article photo by Boomer Jerritt
Lifting community spirits through the years.     It doesn’t feel like there are 500 seats inside the fairly boxy, grey, glass building...

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Serenity in Seal Bay

Words and photos by Kyle Hansen
Finding beauty on the trails     Smooth leather reins are held tightly in the hands of a nervous six year old who is guiding an eternally...

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Hidden Treasures

Words By Dawn Copeman
Photos By Jenn Dykstra
Nikkei No Haka, Cumberland’s Japanese Cemetery.     As a tour guide for the Cumberland Museum, I am drawn to stories of people within...

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The Kumugwe Bighouse

Words By Keisha Everson
Photos by John Kelsey
Revitalizing Culture in the K’omoks Valley.     If you ask any local about things to see in the Comox Valley, there’s a strong...

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Lost & Found

Words By Nora Bingham
Photos By Paige Owen
A visit to Nymph Falls provides poetic inspiration.     A light rain is trying to fall, but it’s more of a mist in the air that clings...

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Bridging History

Words & Photos By Bevin Clempson
The Trent River Trestle connects Cumberland and Royston with more than steel and timber.     Roaming north along Royston’s Union...

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Memories of Chinatown

Words By Dawn Copeman
Intro Photo By Ed Brooks
Gallery Photos By Sara Kempner
Walking along the old Wellington Railway trail where alder, hard hack and osier dogwood create a bower of beautiful for wildlife, I smell the coal dust still...

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Goose Spit

Words & Photos By Kristy Pedersen
Follow winding Hawkins Road up and over the hill to Goose Spit on a sunny day, winter or summer, and you’re bound to be greeted by an armada of cars spilling...

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Wreckin' Shop

Words By Allie Jenkinson
Photo By Jenn Dykstra
For the past 90 years Royston’s rusty monuments to Vancouver Island’s nautical history rests on the Comox Harbour seabed. Welcome to the Royston Ship...

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Drac's Castle

Words & Photos By Ross Bodenmann
If you’re rattling down the back roads of Merville on your way to Mount Washington or searching the Tsolum River for a good swimming spot, you might stumble...