Bounty hunting without a gun

When there’s a surfeit of fresh water, four different kinds of salmon in the Leiner River and there’s even scalloped spuds at the potluck, well, it’s time to give thanks.      FULL STORY


Mazie Baker overcame illiteracy to stand up for families, making headlines in 1999.

A Mazie grace

Mazie Baker questioned how the leadership of the Squamish Nation was handling $32 million per year.

Known to her family as ch’esken (Golden Eagle), Mazie made great bannock and raised hell in response to injustice, as revealed in a new book by Kay Johnston. FULL STORY


From pedlar to publisher

A memorial gathering will be held on October 30th. B.C.’s first independent book publisher was arguably Father Adrien-Gabriel Morice. A… FULL STORY


All hail piffle

In No News Is Bad News he scathingly attacks complacency and greed. The latest news about Canada’s print media is… FULL STORY


The Reddest Rose

Ron Verzuh reveals why the life of this tireless union organizer, negotiator and Communist Party of Canada bureaucrat is worthy… FULL STORY


Ride to heal

Paralympic hero Karen Brain’s recovery in Creston was an inspiration. Book launches in small towns often draw more people than… FULL STORY


Harry Potter plus 199

The task was easier than you might think, according to BCTF coordinator Susan Croll. The BCTF collated the submissions from… FULL STORY

Michalko, Ray Aielah Auger cross

The outside story

Now private eye Ray Michalko has written a book about it. Officially, over the last four decades, at least nine… FULL STORY

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Fire guts Sono Nis

The cause of the fire has yet to be determined. “My husband Jim had been in town (Nelson) running errands,”… FULL STORY

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Hannah’s couples

She’s launching her book on home turf in the Okanagan. New Star Books reports that, “Hannah Calder‘s motley crew of… FULL STORY

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