LaPointe, Kirk Self-Counsel Editor

Book editor eyes mayor’s chair

“Our books are quaint antidotes to the distracting, bottomless well of the Internet.” – Kirk LaPointe, NPA mayoralty candidate


Helen Priest in the Yukon with her daughters Vona and Alilcia, prior to the robbery.

Priest heist in 1963 remains a conundrum

A Rock Fell on the Moon: Dad and the Great Yukon Silver Ore Heist (Lost Moose $32.95) by Alicia Priest is a poignant family story that reveals a little-known vein of silver mining history beyond yarns of Klondike gold.

It’s also a ripping good read, according to Caroline Woodward, who has reviewed the fascinating story of Gerald Priest—one of two alleged thieves charged with the biggest theft of silver ore in Canadian history. FULL STORY

Brown, Adrienne View From the Beach by JMW 1964

And the beats go on

An art EXHIBITION in conjunction with The Life and Art of Harry and Jessie Webb (Mother Tongue $34.95) will open… FULL STORY

Osborn, Bud blueshirt2

Honouring Bud Osborn

The commemorative video features an original soundtrack by Bud Osborn, David Lester and Wendy Atkinson.  It is the first of… FULL STORY

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