Nurse Practitioner: Erin Berukoff

Nurse Practitioner: Erin Berukoff

Like many professions, the role of nursing is constantly changing. Advances in technology and education mean the nursing role is rapidly evolving as nurses are tasked with an even wider range of health care responsibilities. There are many different types of nurses...

Paradise on Padgett: Kathy Bennett

By Kathy Bennett The official name of the road we lived on was Padgett Road, named after the Padgett family who lived there once upon a time, but locals have always called it “The Valley” or, “The Valley Road” or, “Paradise Valley”. Locals also know that “THE Valley”...
Rescued by Pets

Rescued by Pets

Tyler Pantalone says his pets quite possibly saved his life. Now his 5 dogs, 11 cats, 5 snakes, 2 rats and innumerable fish are part of the family. And his girlfriend and her two girls are happy with it all.

Lowell Morris pet portrait artist

Lowell Morris pet portrait artist

Creating portraits of people and fancy houses was one of the ways Lowell Morris supported himself as he attended art school in the 80s. Now, most of his portrait subjects have fur. The idea to offer pet portraits emerged when Morris took a self-employment program...

Finding the right fit: Yoga and other stuff

Sometimes you don’t realize you need something until it enters your life. That’s kind of how it is with me and yoga. I am enjoying it but it is taking some getting used to. I am a busy person in every sense of the word. My mind goes at a million miles a...

Finding the right fit: 6:15 with Mike

They say variety is the spice of life and this is especially true when it comes to fitness. It is easy to get bored so I am determined to mix it up this year. Mike Clancey is a new fitness trainer at the Powell River Rec Complex. He teaches a 6:15 class three times a...