December 14 - January 2015
The grass is always greener on the underside of the hoar frost. Photo Paul Glover.
In This Issue
Kitimat is named after its original First Nations inhabitants, the Gitamaat, which in Tsimshian means, “People of the falling snow.”
I’ve never been one for competitive sport. It could be that I’m a bit too lazy, or maybe I’m just inherently not competitive.
I remember someone in the last 10 years proposing that the hills rising to the east of Tyhee Lake be re-named the “Telkwa Alps.”
Folks in Tumbler Ridge aren’t strangers to uncertainty. Perhaps that’s why a delegation at the sixth International UNESCO Conference on Global Geoparks in Saint John, NB wasn’t going to celebrate until they heard the name they were waiting for: Tumbler Ridge Global Geopark.
what is it with us water girls always looking for the current in the current, the secret in the water that is the water…
Corvus corax. We-gyet. Trickster.
Stewart-based Canadian Avalanche Rescue Dog Association (CARDA) handler Bree Stefanson remembers the first time she and her four-legged companion responded to an avalanche independently.
“We want to create a village, rather than just more housing.”
The wind blowing down the Skeena River is strong and cold. Nelson-based bat expert Cori Lausen carefully adjusts the leads to the 12-volt battery.
Northern BC comprises a host of First Nations territories and, as a settler/guest, there are certain ways I have learned to recognize those territories, the traditional families and elders.
Now that winter has arrived and put me in my place—which would be in my big blue chair in front of the fire—I have time to contemplate northern life
Says here that squirrels don't actually hibernate.