Cover Story

July 24, 2019

The cover photo for the August Pender Post was taken by local photographer, Claudia Lorenz.  My first reaction to all the spectacular colours and shapes was, “Easter eggs!  How can I write about Easter eggs in mid-summer?”

On second glance I started to see the shap...

June 24, 2019

July’s cover of The Pender Post features Myles Clarke’s photo of an Osprey doing family chores.  Clarke, a Vancouver resident, has been coming to Pender Island for years, first as a part of his job and now just because he loves the island, the pace of life, the artisti...

April 25, 2019

What a cover photo!  Claudia Lorenz, Pender Island photographer, gardener and nature observer has taken a beautiful photo of a Foxglove.  Or is it a spectacular photo of a dragonfly?  Hold on a second. Maybe it is a photo of an ant trying desperately not to look delici...

March 25, 2019

You may recall that a few months ago, The Pender Post featured a cover photo of a float plane, bathed in sunshine, with a calm ocean and high blue skies, and the comment that the picture had been taken in December.  When our wintery weather decided to continue, we dug...

February 26, 2019

The March cover features another beautiful ocean scene, and Penderite Ben McConchie was at the helm of both kayak and camera for this event.  For the second time in three months, The Pender Post has featured our Pacific Ocean looking beautiful, serene, and summery in J...

January 24, 2019

What better way to get us all in a Valentine mood than our February cover photo, a Christmas Rose!  Okay, even I can see the total disconnect in the logic of that sentence.  That whole concept of a Christmas Rose for Valentines Day sounds like the strategy one of my fa...

December 27, 2018

Ah, a cover to remind us that when this pesky rain and cold stuff ends, the sun will return, and sights like those on our January cover will be a summertime reality.  Port Washington does have an ability to look spectacular on a fine, blue sky summer day, doesn’t it? I...

November 27, 2018

’Tis the season. Whether you call it “the holidays,” Hanukkah, Christmas, or by any other name, the season is now.  Our December cover artwork cleverly sets the tone and now it is up to you.  Take in a school concert, decorate the house, enjoy the annual Pender Island...

October 25, 2018

At this time of year, millions of people pay their deep respect to Canadian Veterans who have fallen in the service of our great nation.

Your Legion was created in part to promote remembrance. The Legion is also very committed to ensuring that the tradition of remembran...

September 27, 2018

Our October issue of The Pender Post features pears, lots and lots of pairs of pears.  Local photographer Kim Pollard took this cover shot of “Pears for Sale at Corbett House.” I wouldn’t say that the subject matter was daunting, but I was raised on the prairies in a c...

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