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East Kootenay Wake Surfers Put in Strong Performance at Canadian Nationals

It was a stellar weekend for East Kootenay riders at the 2020 Wake Canada Wakesurf Nationals, presented by Yanmar Marine.

Posted by admin on Sep 27, 2020 in Outdoors

What is the Point of School?

​Most of us think ‘learning’ and ‘education’ are basically the same things, and we accept that they take place within institutional settings. Is that really so? What if we broke down some of this language and interrogated our assumptions?

Posted by admin on Sep 24, 2020 in Community

RDEK Electoral Area A Contributes Thousands to Effort to Bring Ultrasound Technology to the Elk Valley

The East Kootenay Foundation for Health’s (EKFH) “Beneath the Surface” campaign just got a significant boost with a $20,000 grant from the RDEK Electoral Area A Discretionary Grant in Aid account.

Posted by admin on Sep 16, 2020 in Community

Our Trickster Brains

Our brains tell us lies each and every day. 

Posted by Anonymous (not verified) on Sep 15, 2020 in Health

Clayton Lamb

Posted by Krista Turcasso on Sep 12, 2020 in Community

Trail Etiquette & The Lunch Loop

September’s Education Issue is a great time to review and bring awareness to trail etiquette. 

Posted by admin on Sep 11, 2020 in Outdoors

Veterinary Health Care

One of the most difficult aspects in being a pet owner is facing the challenge in our animals not being able to tell us how they’re feeling when they aren’t well. It doesn’t take long for us to feel lost and helpless. Most of us will do just about anything to help them and there is no better way to achieve that than by working with the right veterinarian. 

Posted by Val Lanthier on Sep 07, 2020 in Health

The Serial Doodler

“Michael, put down your pencil and pay attention!” was a phrase commonly directed at me in elementary school. Being an obedient kid I would lay my pencil down and, my mind untethered, would quickly drift off into another realm. Stopping doodling was like letting go of the string of a balloon—the balloon being my ability to focus on the moment. 

Posted by Michael Hepher on Sep 06, 2020 in Art and Entertainment

The New Normal

In the local government world, we are missing two very important annual conferences due to Covid-19. These conferences allow us to come together in camaraderie, learn from each other and return to our respective communities energized.

Posted by admin on Sep 04, 2020 in Community

Gabriela Escobar Ari

I have been practicing photography for around twelve years, and I wanted to redirect my ‘visual culture’ to the context I am in, but it is not always easy to change focus.

Posted by admin on Sep 04, 2020 in Art and Entertainment