Tag Archives: Kootenay Crust

Where are the men of honour?

Kootenay Crust By Ian Cobb I used to think the generation gap that was a zillion miles wide between my generation and that of my parents was a thing of the past. My generation created and listens to cool music … > Read More

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The tide is turning

Kootenay Crust By Ian Cobb By now you’ve all seen a few dozen memes noting how Alberta and Canada are plunging out of control into the toilet and how hell has frozen over. If you’ve been cowering in a blind … > Read More

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Seven reasons you should read this tirade

Kootenay Crust By Ian Cobb As it appears that civil liberties are once again falling victim under the guise of ‘security,’ I must once again launch into a tirade about how media and political parties suck. Which came first, do … > Read More

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Global whatever; this is weird

Kootenay Crust By Ian Cobb Day three and still no sign of land. A constant rain falls sharply and bitingly through the canopy of conifers surrounding our home. The air holds a thick essence – one part rain, one part … > Read More

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Humankind’s great Tao stubbing of 2015

Kootenay Crust By Ian Cobb This past week has been one of reflection around the world. Ever since three tiny little men shrieking the singular glory of Islam wasted 10 French cartoonists and magazine employees, as well as two Paris … > Read More

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Writer’s block sniffs out bad end to year

Kootenay Crust By Ian Cobb Carrie feverishly cleans the house; Swiffering and sweeping and wiping and vacuuming; polishing and dusting and stowing and stashing. I am slumped in my office chair glaring at my Mac, feeling off-put by its insistence … > Read More

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The system is in a nutshell

Kootenay Crust By Ian Cobb Just came back from the doctor’s office. An emergency visit to the dentist a couple of months ago made me aware of a sharp rise in my blood pressure. Blood pressure is apparently something to … > Read More

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Hey Mainroad, what the hell?

Kootenay Crust By Ian Cobb We are now one week into the winter of 2014/2015 and we are in the same place where we were last winter at this time here in the East Kootenay. Large sections of our highways … > Read More

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The 10 commandments of local office

Kootenay Crust By Ian Cobb Hello candidates for municipal, Regional District of East Kootenay and school district office. Are you nervous yet? You should be. There is only one month to go before the Nov. 15 civic elections. The forums … > Read More

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The terrible foundation of negligence

Kootenay Crust By Ian Cobb/e-KNOW The road to the upper Jumbo Creek Valley is your typical logging road. It is 55 km from Invermere to the Jumbo Glacier Resort site, with the first 18 kms a somewhat maintained paved stretch … > Read More

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