Category Archives: The Kootenays

Wayman releases powerful new book of poems

Author Tom Wayman has just released a new book of poems, titled Watching a Man Break a Dog’s Back: Poems for a Dark Time, from Harbour Publishing. Wayman is something of a literary icon in Canada, and was among the … Continue reading

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Moth Fairy: R.I.P. Sally Lamare

Introduction: Although it’s a commonplace that once we pass a certain age, death becomes “the new normal” as we watch dear friends and family pass away one by one, it never gets the least bit easier. Just this Sunday in … Continue reading

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Another Social Justice Pioneer Has Left Us

Betty Daniel, activist extraordinaire, has died at age 97 in Nelson, BC. She was a veteran of the US Navy who served in World War II but spent most of her life fighting for peace and social justice. Betty and … Continue reading

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