Tag Archives: West Kootenay

The Lost Kootenay Novel

“…a man in deep waters, just about to go over his head.” —Dave Margoshes, Drowning Man I believe I’ve found the ‘lost’ Kootenay novel—Dave Margoshes’ 2003 book Drowning Man. This superbly crafted work of literary fiction continually astonishes the reader with … Continue reading

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Coyote Takes a Flying Leap

Introductory Note: For those not familiar with mythology, Coyote is a prominent figure representing the Trickster Spirit. Coyote is a favourite spirit animal of many First Nations, particularly those of the plains and the West Kootenay nation the Sinixt, who … Continue reading

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NEWSFLASH: Tanker Disaster in the Slocan Valley

A fuel tanker truck driver making his way to the Lemon Creek firefighting base on Friday, July 26 may have unwittingly unleashed the worst environmental disaster the Slocan Valley has ever seen. On his way to the base, he mistakenly … Continue reading

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