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Slocan Lake Tragedy: Poem

“Poetry is the universal language which the heart holds with nature and itself.” —William Hazlitt The following poem was written in the horrendous emotional aftermath the New Denver community has been suffering since the deaths of four young people on Slocan Lake … Continue reading

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Tragedy on Slocan Lake: Lantern Ceremony

Wandering into Tragedy Part 2: Lantern Ceremony, Slocan Lake, May 18, 2014 For as long as we’ve been on this planet, light has been a symbol of hope, warmth, rebirth. At Halloween we light bonfires to chase away not only … Continue reading

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Tragedy on Slocan Lake

Wandering into Tragedy Part One: May 10, 2014, 7 pm. It’s not every day you wander into tragedy when you’re out for your evening walk. But that’s what happened to me last night. We’d heard the sirens earlier around dinnertime. And … Continue reading

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