We revisit a story that first appeared in Issue #12 about a century’s worth of legal subjugation of the Kootenay’s famously illicit lifestyle.
CMC writer Vince Hempsall burns rubber at one of the Pacific Northwest’s oldest and toughest raceways — following in the tread marks of his grandfather’s checkered past.
Washington state curbs development of Atlantic salmon farms but British Columbia continues to play along in the face of First Nations defiance. This is why.
Along the fertile banks of the Fraser River, kids are learning society’s rite to grow at Delta’s Farm Roots Mini School.
A new documentary chronicles the love, uncertain liberty and all-American pursuit of happiness that found its way to the remote Canadian West Coast over half a century ago.
Wedged somewhere between Charles Dickens and Dr. Who, freaky fashionistas are gaining steam in Kaslo and around the world.
From Mushrooms to Huckleberries, the unmonitored harvesting of non-timber forest products for commercial purposes is a new challenge facing lawmakers.
Spurred by a spirit of inclusion for their fellow riders, three Kootenay communities dig wide and deep for bikers downed by not out.
Down Syndrome may offer a deeper glimpse into the joyous essence of the human spirit. A Squamish-based writer shares insights about her muse: Adele.
Daring diarrhea, lactic acid and thin air, writer Ryan Stuart visits a Vancouver Island expat to ride the single-yak trails of the Tibetan Plateau.
They’re dark, dank and older than the hills. Who wants to save a big ol’ hole in the ground? The Cody Cves crew, that’s who. Bobbi Barbarich dives in.
Michelle Shewell is a drug-safety volunteer and long-time raver turned saver. Writer Jeff Pew has a chat with her about drugs, festivals and saving lives.
There are 12 different styles of the sport of climbing. Do you know them all? Here’s a list of the various disciplines within the sport.
A former Navy SEAL reins in mustangs and the Montana wilderness, hoping to bring peace to veterans still alone at war.
With a deadly disease creeping westward, scientists and government are throwing a lifeline to the bats of Glacier National Park and beyond.
Writer Jules Torti revisits a quintessential yukon how-to manual: The Lost Whole Moose Catalogue. Her findings? The good book’s Great White North knowledge holds true today in a world yearning for homesteads and the homemade.
Third-Generation Carver Ryan Scoular of Whistler, British Columbia, is a chip off the old block. By Lisa Richardson.
Flights that always land. Fish that fly. A high-minded hub of academia, culture and nature. KMC futurist Fletcher Fitzgibbon touches down in the Kootenay’s next supercity.