The meaner you get, the meaner you get

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I’m sitting up until midnight to try and register my kid for the last remaining spot in pre-school swimming lessons at Meadow Park. I’m a non-resident, so I have to wait until all… Continue reading

Boomerang Bags community info session at the library, Tuesday 6:30-7:30pm

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Seen the Facebook posts, the articles, the bin in the Pemberton Valley Grocery Store, or the funky bags around town? Wondering what all the fuss is about? Or how to get involved? Or… Continue reading

Spring spotted in the valley! Proof furnished by Gary Martin

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It may be snowing in the alpine but spring has sprung in the valley. Enter the multi-sport days combining white and brown pow. And sunshine! It feels as if it’s been a while.

Evening reflections with Victoria Saddleman

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Victoria Saddleman took a walk after work on Thursday. It had been a long day, taking inventory. A calming evening walk to Mud Lake was the perfect re-set. “The birds were singing and… Continue reading

A Siege of Herons: Connie Sobchak ponders the similarities between a heronry and a shopping mall

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On the way to the Tsawwassen Ferry, as I inspect the trees at the base of the hill, I feel transported to a world where pterodactyls still fly in the skies: a colony… Continue reading

Lil’wat’s Levi Nelson shortlisted for prestigious IDEA art Award – “Anthropology” receives honourable mention

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Emily Carr University of Art and Design student, Lil’wat Nation’s Levi Nelson was recently shortlisted in the IDEA art award for his entry, Anthropology. The IDEA Art Award was established in 2009 as… Continue reading

Rally behind the 2017 Pemby BMX Fundraiser at Mt Currie Coffee Co on Saturday April 1, 7:30pm

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Our local BMX riders are doing Pemberton proud. The local track, club and supportive community has proven to be a great incubator of talent. Pemberton BMX hosts its fundraiser on Saturday at Mt… Continue reading

A mask invites reflection on Graham Turner’s week-long takeover

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Graham Turner spent last week at the wheel of the Wellness Almanac’s instagram account. He works as the Lil’wat Nation’s Retail Operations Manager, so his daily life takes him between our two communities… Continue reading

I am 16, going on 44: Nic MacPhee confronts aging

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I was the person always asked for my ID. When I was very large and pregnant with my first child a woman came up to me and sympathetically said how sorry she was… Continue reading

Not Only But Also: Connie Sobchak meditates on a reluctant spring that she’s altogether ready for

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I was walking the dog towards One Mile, in the snow, on a slushy trail, under branches threatening to fall on us when the words not only but also popped into my head.… Continue reading

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