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April Lewis

PENINSULA ZOOMERS: Ridin’ with Biden will be better, but not perfect for Canada

Call us Zoomers, please! That was the title of the first column…

  • Nov 19, 2020

 

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COLUMN: Let there be lights – lots and lots of lights

In a dismal year like this, it’s not too soon to decorate for Christmas

 

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SENIORS SCENE: Post your poppy pictures online in show of support

Remembrance Day services can be viewed online this year

  • Nov 5, 2020

 

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COLUMN: Some days, you just need the juice

One of the best things about journalism is being among the first in the know

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AUXILIARY NOTES: Meat and More food sale orders are due by Oct. 26

Hospital auxiliary sale includes holiday appetizers and desserts

  • Oct 22, 2020
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Alex Browne

COLUMN: Extolling the virtues of the virtual

While it’s tough to find an upside to COVID-19, some things are now more efficient

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Jim Kilback sinks a hole-in-one at the Semiahmoo Rotary Golf Tournament on Sept. 8. (Brenda Floyd photo)

ROTARY ROUNDUP: Rotary scores a hole-in-one for community

Despite ongoing pandemic, Semiahmoo Peninsula Rotary clubs staying busy

  • Oct 22, 2020
Jim Kilback sinks a hole-in-one at the Semiahmoo Rotary Golf Tournament on Sept. 8. (Brenda Floyd photo)
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PENINSULA ZOOMERS: Plenty to consider as seniors cast votes

CARP virtual meeting outlined concerns about long term care

  • Oct 15, 2020
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COLUMN: We are all still in this together

COLUMN: We are all still in this together

Is putting in effort or making a sacrifice worthwhile if we can’t count on a reward?

  • Oct 8, 2020
COLUMN: We are all still in this together
GREENSPACE: Cheap, yet deadly - the real cost of fast fashion

GREENSPACE: Cheap, yet deadly – the real cost of fast fashion

Trend toward disposable clothing a step in the wrong direction

  • Oct 1, 2020
GREENSPACE: Cheap, yet deadly - the real cost of fast fashion
GUEST COLUMN: Life with CP full of triumph and tribulations

GUEST COLUMN: Life with CP full of triumph and tribulations

Tuesday, Oct. 6 is World Cerebral Palsy Day

  • Oct 1, 2020
GUEST COLUMN: Life with CP full of triumph and tribulations
ENVIRONOTES: Has humanity’s intelligence outstripped its wisdom?

ENVIRONOTES: Has humanity’s intelligence outstripped its wisdom?

A final column from Roy Strang, who passed away Sept. 13 at age 94

  • Sep 24, 2020
ENVIRONOTES: Has humanity’s intelligence outstripped its wisdom?
SENIORS SCENE: Time to register for fall events

SENIORS SCENE: Time to register for fall events

No drop-in option for activities or programs

  • Sep 24, 2020
SENIORS SCENE: Time to register for fall events
SENIORS SCENE: Online, phone registration for fall programs open soon

SENIORS SCENE: Online, phone registration for fall programs open soon

All programs offered will follow strict COVID-19 protocols

  • Sep 17, 2020
SENIORS SCENE: Online, phone registration for fall programs open soon
PENINSULA ZOOMER: Lots to celebrate as summer turns to autumn

PENINSULA ZOOMER: Lots to celebrate as summer turns to autumn

Still plenty to be happy about admist ‘pandemic fatigue’

  • Sep 15, 2020
PENINSULA ZOOMER: Lots to celebrate as summer turns to autumn
COLUMN: Time dress down, mask-up and embrace ‘pandemic chic’

COLUMN: Time dress down, mask-up and embrace ‘pandemic chic’

When you seldom see another human being, does it even matter what you wear?

COLUMN: Time dress down, mask-up and embrace ‘pandemic chic’
COLUMN: The life of a caregiver can be exhausting – both physically and mentally

COLUMN: The life of a caregiver can be exhausting – both physically and mentally

Resources available to help caregivers cope during this especially difficult time

  • Aug 29, 2020
COLUMN: The life of a caregiver can be exhausting – both physically and mentally
ENVIRONOTES: Boon or bane, plastic is everywhere

ENVIRONOTES: Boon or bane, plastic is everywhere

As useful as it is, plastic’s damaging effects on the environment can’t be ignored

  • Aug 27, 2020
ENVIRONOTES: Boon or bane, plastic is everywhere
COLUMN: When it comes to rigging poll, only skill, motivation lacking

COLUMN: When it comes to rigging poll, only skill, motivation lacking

Outcry over glitching poll misplaced, but understandable

  • Aug 20, 2020
COLUMN: When it comes to rigging poll, only skill, motivation lacking
COLUMN: For Generation X, COVID-19 isolation just something to grin and bear

COLUMN: For Generation X, COVID-19 isolation just something to grin and bear

Segment of society has been training for this our whole lives

COLUMN: For Generation X, COVID-19 isolation just something to grin and bear