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Book of the Week: The Sun Down Motel

Book of the Week: The Sun Down Motel

The Sun Down Motel by Simone St. James
This B.C. beer pioneer paved the way for the craft beer revolution

This B.C. beer pioneer paved the way for the craft beer revolution

Beer pioneer “Uncle” Ben Ginter and his Prince George-based Tartan Brewery fought to break open the macro beer monopoly in the 1960s and '70s
Book of the Week: The Adventurer's Son

Book of the Week: The Adventurer's Son

The Adventurer’s Son is the memoir of Roman Dial, an outdoorsman, adventurer, teacher and father.
Libraries & literacy: Want to learn a language or start a business?

Libraries & literacy: Want to learn a language or start a business?

This feature, written by librarians with Coquitlam Public Library, Port Moody Public Library and Terry Fox Library in Port Coquitlam, is published each Thursday to highlight programs and happenings in the Tri-Cities’ three libraries.
Living Green: We can learn climate lessons from tragedy in Australia

Living Green: We can learn climate lessons from tragedy in Australia

A couple of years ago, someone reminded me of the difference between wisdom and knowledge. I need to keep this distinction top of mind considering all the “information” being shared on countless platforms these days.
CANINE CONNECTION: When Fido poops, you must scoop

CANINE CONNECTION: When Fido poops, you must scoop

It became starkly clear the other day when I observed an elderly woman and her off-leash dog along a trail that it was time for me to discuss the topic of . . . number two.
Market Fresh: Chocolate & more chocolate at market

Market Fresh: Chocolate & more chocolate at market

February is Heart Month and I have previously written about all the amazing heart-healthy food you can get at the Port Moody Winter Market.
Book of the Week: Orange World includes the love story between a teenage boy and 2,000-year-old dead

Book of the Week: Orange World includes the love story between a teenage boy and 2,000-year-old dead

Author Karen Russell’s latest work, Orange World and Other Stories, has eight stories of speculative fiction
Libraries and Literacy: Free movies... plus science, Nowruz and earthquakes at Tri-City libraries

Libraries and Literacy: Free movies... plus science, Nowruz and earthquakes at Tri-City libraries

Libraries in Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam and Port Moody host special events such as computer classes, talks on nature and the environment, and free pro-D day movies
Book review: An ‘African Game of Thrones’

Book review: An ‘African Game of Thrones’

Black Leopard, Red Wolf by Marlon James; reviewed by Michael DeKoven of the Port Moody Public Library.