Monthly Archives: August 2013

Editorial: The Power of Connection

The Power of Poetry to Heal the Spirit “…my poetry was born between the hill and the river, it took its voice from the rain, and like the timber, it steeped itself in the forests.” —Pablo Neruda “When power corrupts, … Continue reading

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UPDATE #8: Residents not convinced by test data

A late evening interview with biologist Jennifer Yeow of Passmore Labs comes clean about water testing, long-term monitoring, and fuel levels in the Slocan Valley watershed. Yeow is a microbiologist with a degree in biology who has worked as a … Continue reading

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UPDATE #7: Clean-up crews near completion in Slocan Valley

Who decides when the watershed is clean?  Slocan Valley residents will soon be left to wonder if the environmental clean-up of the July 26 jet fuel spill is truly done. A confidential informant tells me that crews are preparing to … Continue reading

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