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Alex Kurial

Alex Kurial

Alex Kurial is editor at the Bowen Island Undercurrent. His background is primarily in sports and courts and he now covers a little bit of everything while navigating island life.

Alex was born in Vancouver and raised in Richmond. He received a History Major and Journalism Minor from the University of Victoria before entering the Master of Journalism program at Carleton University in Ottawa. Alex has previously worked at newspapers in Prince Rupert and Southwestern Ontario.

In his spare time Alex enjoys exploring new places, painting miniatures, playing cards and continuing the endless task of completing his state and provincial quarter collections. He also enjoys a good horror movie.

Story ideas and tips are always in Alex's wheelhouse and can be submitted to editor@bowenislandundercurrent.com. You can find Alex's work, along with his hot football takes, on Twitter at https://twitter.com/akurial

Recent Work by Alex

E. coli closes swimming at Bowen beach

E. coli closes swimming at Bowen beach

Swimming likely won't be allowed again until sometime in July
Bowen won't adopt seasonal worker housing project this year

Bowen won't adopt seasonal worker housing project this year

Muni cites low uptake in Ucluelet case study and lack of time remaining this summer
Costs rise for Snug Cove Wastewater Treatment Plant upgrades

Costs rise for Snug Cove Wastewater Treatment Plant upgrades

Savings found on Bowen Island Trunk Road storm sewer repairs to avoid overall budget increase
Finding peace on the Pier

Finding peace on the Pier

Nectar Yoga is setting a meditative mood during weekend mornings at the Bowen ferry dock
Photos: 2022 Round Bowen Race

Photos: 2022 Round Bowen Race

Photo gallery from Bowen's mass start race and after party
Full house for Mount Gardner moto debate

Full house for Mount Gardner moto debate

Public comments featured overwhelming opposition to a motorized mountain
Bowen Island Trunk Road lane will be closed into July

Bowen Island Trunk Road lane will be closed into July

New crosswalk at four corners until work begins next month
Riley’s Cidery making an international mark

Riley’s Cidery making an international mark

Riley's Cidery adds another competition medal to its collection thanks to acclaimed Sip & Tell cider
Course record ‘fore’ Ukraine refugees

Course record ‘fore’ Ukraine refugees

Over $4,300 raised for Red Cross during Peter Boronkay's marathon effort
BIRCH housing project continues in ‘holding pattern’

BIRCH housing project continues in ‘holding pattern’

BIRCH hopes units will be ready by end of next council term