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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 ›

Lantzville Legion: February 2016

                         The Legion “RemembranceRead more ›

Lantzville Legion: Janitorial Tender


A View From The Outside: Who’s Gullible?

On the evening of October 30, 1938, “millions” of Americans tuned to CBS radio’s “TheRead more ›

Under The Dome: Three January Council Meetings

January was a busy month for council with 2 regular council meetings plus a CouncilRead more ›

Legion Has New Executive For 2016

The local Legion has completed elections for the year 2016 and some new faces decorateRead more ›

Under the Dome

Two interesting agenda items were presented to council, in-camera, since my last column. The followingRead more ›

Easy Guide to New Year Resolutions

Now is the time to take a closer look at the perennial practice of makingRead more ›

Stream Keepers December

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

I am Brahman… and so are You

In yogic philosophy the ego is referred to as the Ahamkara. Ahamkara translates directly asRead more ›

Criminal Identify Theft and the Old United Church Building

On Tuesday, February 21st, 2012 at 10:23 a.m. I was the victim of a fakeRead 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 ›

Under the Dome

Welcome to Under the Dome, a column devoted to local politics in Lantzville.  Under theRead more ›

December Legion Events

Lantzville Legion  Thank you to the community for the wonderful turnout for Remembrance Day. ItRead more ›


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

The Needs Contributors!!!

Since the Lantzville Historical Society purchased the domain name from the previous private owner,Read more ›

Remembrance Day Schedule

It is poppy and remembrance time. November 11 schedule: 10:30 am – Parade 11:00 amRead more ›


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

Rushing In Circles

Travelling the Alaska Highway to the Yukon and returning through BC has been on ourRead more ›

Lantzville Legion: August 2015

Larry Hartman received a World War II pin and certificate from Lantzville Legion President RoyRead more ›

Lantzville Legion: July

    Lantzville Legion Week   The last week of June was Legion Week atRead more ›

Yoga, The Practice of Opposition

            Yoga’s physical practice is based upon eccentric contraction.  To really understand this, it’s bestRead more ›

July Stream Keepers

With July fast approaching, tomorrow, we are seeing exceptule weather with no rain except forRead more ›

June Stream Keepers

June is now here with the continued sunshine and no rain. With fry salvage underwayRead more ›

Why Has the Municipal Experiment in Lantzville Failed?

What do you call a place where you work, shop, seek medical services, access recreationRead more ›

Tidesman Concert for Costin Hall

Take It Out or Leave It Out

The green spaces of Lantzville are attracting visitors from all over. Numerous trails make theseRead more ›

Lantzville Legion Events

Sunday, June 14 9:30 am – Putting contest at Winchelsea. 10:30 am – Pre-Father’s DayRead more ›

Bad Smell

To paraphrase former Lantzville farmer Dirk Becker when he commented on the exodus of staffRead more ›

Stream Keepers May

May has continued our early summer now we seem to be over spring and thatRead more ›

To Make a Long Story Short

To make a long story short (never short enough) a married couple who run aRead more ›

Sound Yoga…

Yoga and modern western science both state that the universe and all that it entailsRead more ›

May Events

Sunday, May 3 – 11am – Battle of the Atlantic 70th Anniversary Service at theRead more ›

One Difference

One evening recently, my wife, my grandson and I visited a local beach on theRead more ›

Shut Up and Pay Your Taxes

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

Let the Debate Begin

In some martial arts competitions the participants begin by bowing to their opponent.  Perhaps weRead more ›

April Stream Keepers

During the month of March we finished our tree planting and Willow staking for thisRead more ›

Battle of the Atlantic

Battle of the Atlantic A 70th anniversary commemorative event to honour those who served andRead 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 ›

When is it a 3 Minute Egg?

I have recently been made more aware of eating “heart healthy” food.  Not that weRead more ›


Duhkha, a Sanskrit term that is very important upon the Yogic path, literally translates toRead more ›

March Stream Keepers

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

Lantzville Legion Events: March

Lantzville  Legion Events   Sat, March 7 – 6-8 pm –  Steak & Beverage FundraiserRead more ›

Learning to Let Go

Yoga Philosophy teaches that suffering stems from five root causes or Kleshas: Avidya (ignorance), AsmitaRead 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 ›

Lantzville Legion Schedule

Mon. Feb. 9 – 2 pm – Ladies Auxiliary Meeting Sat. Feb. 14 – 6-12Read 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 ›

The Blue House is Gone

  The blue house lived on the corner of Aulds Road and Harwood Drive forRead more ›

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