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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

Muni Morsels: February 12

Muni Morsels: February 12

Bits & Bites from Bowen Council
On-Island Composting Facility shelved indefinitely

On-Island Composting Facility shelved indefinitely

Capital project determined too expensive and risky to proceed with
Court says unpermitted structures must go

Court says unpermitted structures must go

Structures violated Bowen's building bylaws as well as provincial rules
Japanese Bridge restoration envisioned for Bridal Veil Falls

Japanese Bridge restoration envisioned for Bridal Veil Falls

Heritage project has wide-ranging support so far
No BC Ferries service to Bowen Island on February 3-4

No BC Ferries service to Bowen Island on February 3-4

Passenger-only service will be available by water taxi
Name changes ahead for two Bowen beaches

Name changes ahead for two Bowen beaches

New names aim to recognize Squamish Nation and end confusion over proper names
Grafton Lake now on-leash area for dogs

Grafton Lake now on-leash area for dogs

The leash law applies to all trails in the Art Rennison Nature Park
Wastewater Plant outfall pipe replacement to top $1 million

Wastewater Plant outfall pipe replacement to top $1 million

Concern expressed over financial health of Snug Cove Local Service Area
Bowen filmmaker bringing original screenplay to life

Bowen filmmaker bringing original screenplay to life

Molly Cole's film Sludge will begin filming in Toronto this month
Short-term rental choice due this Spring

Short-term rental choice due this Spring

New housing rules would establish primary residence condition for residential guest accommodation
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