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School Days – Summer for an Island Kid

I can still remember my first summer on Tancook in almost startling detail – it was literally the best summer of my whole life (so I’m pretty determined not to forget any of it). It was filled with long walks … Continue reading

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Trouble on the High Seas: Search and Rescue Simulations off Tancook

Ever wonder what might happen if the ferry got into trouble crossing to the island? Take a read through the following account of some recent search and rescue simulations off Tancook – brought to you by guest blogger Marybeth Hay … Continue reading

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One Fine Day

I thought to myself as I rode home from a Marketing Committee Meeting on my 4 wheeler (my only concern being how muddy my notebook might get strapped to the back) – now this…this is the life. I arrived at … Continue reading

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Tancook in Winter: We’re Taking the Roof Off!

Take the Roof Off Winter – Sunday February 13th at 1pm – Big Tancook Island Rec Center We’re “Taking the Roof Off Winter” this weekend! Join us at the Rec Center Sunday afternoon starting at 1pm for lots of good … Continue reading

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Tancook in Winter: Snow Day!

There’s nothing much better than the smell of bacon cooking to wake you up on a Saturday morning – especially when you have big plans for a whole day spent in the freshly fallen snow. You see, on Tancook we … Continue reading

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Tancook Island Christmas Bird Count – The Results are in…

Every year during the holidays, volunteers throughout North America participate in the National Audubon Society’s Christmas Bird Count. The first annual bird count took place in the year 1900 and since then, thousands of people have participated in the event … Continue reading

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Summer has come to an end…but Fall has just begun!

It’s with a twinge of sadness that I write this note…with a chill in the air, the leaves starting to turn and my sudden inability to find a parking spot on campus, I realize that Fall is upon us. With … Continue reading

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We survived Earl…and had a great time doing it!

When I woke Saturday morning because our house was shaking so dramatically in the wind that my bed was moving, I knew Hurricane Earl had arrived. The night before I had wondered if it really would come since it had … Continue reading

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Introducing an Island Girl

When I first came to Tancook I could never have imagined how much of an impact this little place could have on my life. I remember people saying “you came here and it was like you were always here” – … Continue reading

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