Lynne Quarmby, Gabriola resident and SFU Professor, was arrested on Burnaby Mountain on Fri., Nov. 21 after crossing the police line in to the Kinder Morgan work site. Submitted Photo.

Lynne Quarmby, Gabriola resident and SFU Professor, was arrested on Burnaby Mountain on Fri., Nov. 21 after crossing the police line in to the Kinder Morgan work site. Submitted Photo.

Chris Hooton, Owner of Woodfire Restaurant, holds up the passports of the first three people chosen as qualifiers for this year's Shop Local Christmas Passport contest. See inside this week's Sounder for the list of participating businesses. Sarah Holmes Photo

Chris Hooton, Owner of Woodfire Restaurant, holds up the passports of the first three people chosen as qualifiers for this year's Shop Local Christmas Passport contest. See inside this week's Sounder for the list of participating businesses. Sarah Holmes Photo

A Silver-Haired Bat (Lasionycteris Noctivagans) found during the taking down of a cedar which was threatening to topple this winter. Island Arborist Jeff Reitkerk, who took down the tree, said as property owners remove problem trees, they can consider leaving a portion of a tree standing to act as a ‘wildlife pole’ where bats and other creatures can find refuge. Derek Kilbourn photo

A Silver-Haired Bat (Lasionycteris Noctivagans) found during the taking down of a cedar which was threatening to topple this winter. Island Arborist Jeff Reitkerk, who took down the tree, said as property owners remove problem trees, they can consider leaving a portion of a tree standing to act as a ‘wildlife pole’ where bats and other creatures can find refuge. Derek Kilbourn photo

  • Fishing Report for November 24, 2014

    Some adult winter chinook have arrived in the neighborhood! The Grande and the Fingers are producing fish in the 8 to 13 pound size range.

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  • GERTIE Gears Up for Winter

    GERTIE will be involved in various Christmas season activities as the weeks progress and we’d like to hear from you, dear readers/riders, if you have any seasonal plans that might be enhanced with a GERTIE ride.

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