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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

South side TUP application heading to public info session

South side TUP application heading to public info session

Council wants more time for the developer to present further details of the plan to themselves and the public
No flaws in Bowen author’s new book

No flaws in Bowen author’s new book

Q&A with Jude Neale, who has a new book of poems out titled The Flaw
First half-century in the books for Bowen builder

First half-century in the books for Bowen builder

Pat Buchanan has been a staple at the Bowen Building Centre for the past 50 years
After brief 'paws', Bowen Island Dog Ranch back in business

After brief 'paws', Bowen Island Dog Ranch back in business

The boarding facility is back under the same management following an eight-month hiatus
Bowen Fibre Arts Guild quilts for a cause

Bowen Fibre Arts Guild quilts for a cause

The quilts will be gifted to Survivors of Residential Schools
Early Looks: John Turner advocates for Bowen to get back to basics in mayoral run

Early Looks: John Turner advocates for Bowen to get back to basics in mayoral run

John Turner wants the island to address roads, sewage, and water; hopes for "laid back" style to win people over
Bowen Community Centre seeking final funding

Bowen Community Centre seeking final funding

About $3.5 million is still needed to fully fund the $18.7 million capital project
Early Looks: Maureen Nicholson hoping to leap from councillor to mayor in Bowen race

Early Looks: Maureen Nicholson hoping to leap from councillor to mayor in Bowen race

Two-term councillor Maureen Nicholson points to her experience as a major asset in the upcoming election
Early Looks: Andrew Leonard seeking "dialogue and discourse" in Bowen mayoral run

Early Looks: Andrew Leonard seeking "dialogue and discourse" in Bowen mayoral run

Andrew Leonard is making his first political foray in this year's municipal election
Bowen 2022 Municipal Election candidate list finalized

Bowen 2022 Municipal Election candidate list finalized

Bowen Island will have a new mayor as Gary Ander has decided to not seek re-election. There will also be a minimum of four new councillors. There's three mayoral candidates and 11 council candidates