Vintage Voice

Unearthing Classic Articles from Previous Issues of The Voice Magazine

It was Kelowna’s unhappy turn to fill news headlines this week.  We turned to The Voice archives to visit the area in other times.

A matter of hours.  Twenty years ago, Rebecca Flann describes the surreal experience of, while returning from an outing to a lake, getting caught up in a convoy of evacuees.  “The highway follows the South Thompson River and the fire was on the hills of the opposite riverbanks. It seemed the river was basically the only thing that separated the highways from the fire. I had no idea it was so close to the road. It was startling.”  BC on Fire, September 10, 2003.

Water, cool water.  Jason Sullivan mines an encounter while snorkeling for some ponderings on education, meaning, and photographic journaling.   “Just as I began to suppose that I’d see no fish on this swim, a huge carp glided into my peripheral vision. Had it been watching me and decided to investigate? Instantly I wished for my camera, yet, in a flash, realized that the moment itself was special. ”  Fly on the Wall – Lost and Found in the Moment, September 18, 2015.