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A Walk in the Park

The parking lot was full at one of my favourite childhood parks. I was slightlyRead more ›

Stream Keepers December

Back at the keyboard after a couple of months away from writing the column, manyRead more ›

An Open Letter to Lantzville’s Four New Councillors

Thursday, November 26 2015 Dear Councillors, Mark Swain, Dot Neary, Bob Colclough, Will Geselbracht; IRead more ›


The Lantzville Woodlot is back in the news. The last time this happened was overRead more ›


The Lantzville Woodlot is back in the news. The last time this happened was overRead more ›

Tidesman Concert for Costin Hall

Shut Up and Pay Your Taxes

“Shut up and pay your taxes” may not be the official motto of the districtRead more ›

Swing Dancing Etc… at Costin Hall

Friday, April 3rd (Good Friday) Costin Hall, 7232 Lanzville Rd. Contact: 250-390-2625 $10 at theRead more ›

Mild Winter

If you think that the winter has been mild here in Lantzville you are right.Read more ›

Does Election Advertising Work?

A high school buddy of mine got elected to the student council presidency on theRead more ›

March Stream Keepers

Over the past two months we have been busy walking the watersheds bringing new membersRead more ›

Social Dancing at Costin Hall: “Swing Etc”

Friday, Feb 6th. 7:00 – 10:00 $10 admission A “Solo Swing Basics” Mini Workshop willRead more ›

How Many $100,000/Yr + Bureaucrats Does Lantzville With 3,600 Residents Need?

Should we, the taxpayers of Lantzville support the hiring of yet another $100,000/yr. (approx. incl.Read more ›

Stream Keepers

December came in with our second cold spell; though not too cold it did makeRead more ›

Stream Keepers

December came in with our second cold spell; though not too cold it did makeRead more ›

4th Annual Lantzville Food Drive – Saturday December 13th at 9AM

Here is the reader’s digest version of our event: We are asking people who liveRead more ›

Secrets and the Election

The old Lantzville Story Why is this election season so quiet? Oh sure, there areRead more ›

Stream Keepers

October is just around the corner after our very long summer of hot and dryRead more ›

October Legion Events

The Earylbird Membership Campaign has begun. Pay your 2015 Membership dues by the end ofRead more ›

Obituary: Vernon Curtis Chic

Vernon Curtis Chic March 22, 1946 to August 26, 2014 Vernon Curtis Chic slipped awayRead more ›

“Medicare trial” interveners call on BC government to protect patients and uphold public health care rules

Vancouver – The BC Health Coalition and Canadian Doctors for Medicare welcome the possible resolutionRead more ›

Letter to the Editor: Brian Blood

Dear Lantzville Naieghbors, I am writing to you about my personal concern with the useRead more ›

Tate Celebrates 60th with Classical and Jazz Concert

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Dixieland Dance at Costin Hall, May 24th

This was an exciting evening of entertainment and the chance to mingle during a PotRead more ›

Lantzville Farmers Market

As I write this we come to the end of another week of the LantzvilleRead more ›

Island Soul Choir: Be Your Own Light!

Sunday, June 8th 2:30 pm at the Port Theatre Nanaimo with special guests Dawn PembertonRead more ›

Nanaimo Youth Fiddlers at Costin Hall

The Nanaimo Youth Fiddlers are bringing their music to Lantzville! Join them on Friday, MayRead more ›

Traditional Jazz Fest

The Dixie Downbeat Jazz Band is coming to Lantzvilles own Costin Hall on Saturday, MayRead more ›

Stream Keepers

April is upon us, cherry and plums trees flowering everywhere you look, buds on theRead more ›

The Small Things Below the Tides

The small things bellow the tides by Stephanie Brown I lived in Lantzville up untilRead more ›

Stream Keepers

March has come rather fast this year as February goes out with hopefully a lastRead more ›

Official Selection for the 2014 VISFF

Fifteen films have been chosen for screening at the 9th annual Vancouver Island Short FilmRead more ›

Stream keepers

Where has all the rain gone, what was the wet coast has been the dryRead more ›

Vancouver Island Short Film Festival

Tickets for the 9th annual Vancouver Island Short Film Festival are now available online atRead more ›

Grade 1 Students Help Victims of Typhoon Haiyan

Aspengrove’s Grade 1 students have been learning about how we depend on each other atRead more ›

Does Improvement of the Village Commercial Core Interest You?

The Village Commercial Core Improvement Plan Committee has been meeting through the fall to discussRead more ›

Lantzville Transition Village Initiative Launched

Lantzville Transition Village initiative launched     About 20 Lantzville people turned out on OctoberRead more ›

Lantzville Cenotaph Fundraising Program

The “New” Lantzville District Cenotaph fundraising program is well underway with projects in the work’sRead more ›

Seaview School

In addition to the ongoing focus on curriculum, Seaview Elementary continues to provide a myriadRead more ›

Stream Keepers

During the past couple of months we have seen the weather revert back to theRead more ›

LFR Log Submission

Sure, one press of an I-phone button will tell you the date, and the folksRead more ›

The Yogic Way®: The Philosophy of Handstand

The Handstand. Many students fear it, many students desire it. Oftentimes, those who fear it andRead more ›

Karen’s Bootcamps and Low Intensity Training Classes

Now that the school year is up and running, it is time to check outRead more ›

Local Artist’s Poetry Book Launch

Bio: Tracie Skarbo was motivated to  write as a young girl by her father, sheRead more ›

Urban Agriculture Jam

Here was the Urban Agriculture expert panel   Feel free to check out the notes from theRead more ›

Planning for Urban Agriculture: Opportunities to Provide Input

  The District of Lantzville is moving forward with a process to explore zoning bylawRead more ›

One of Eastern Canada’s leading scientists and his lab stripped of international credentials after reporting a controversial virus in British Columbia salmon

July 3, 2013 (Vancouver, B.C.) Beginning in October 2011, Dr. Fred Kibenge’s lab at theRead more ›

Stream keepers

Another month rolls by and the nice wet weather continues to re-charge the watersheds bringingRead more ›

Lantzville Farmers’ Market Society

Come out and join us at the Lantzville Farmers’ Market Sundays 1:30-4:30 until October 27Read more ›

Humus Earthworm Organic Gardening

May is rolling along with some fantastic weather these past weeks yes I said weeksRead more ›

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