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Winter 2022

Volume 29, Number 4

Local Heroes 2022

Nov 20, 2022 | In The Hills

Every year we honour those who go above and beyond to help others, to make exciting things happen, and to improve the quality of life in their communities.

The Year in Books: 2022

Nov 20, 2022 | In The Hills

There’s been an amazing proliferation of new books this year, and local books always make great Christmas gifts! Here’s our annual round-up of what to read this winter.

In the Bleak Midwinter

Nov 20, 2022 | Don Scallen

Don Scallen explores how birds, mammals and reptiles have adapted to survive our long, trying winter.

Home for the Holydays

Nov 20, 2022 | Anthony Jenkins

As the end of year draws near, families and friends gather to celebrate the myriad of traditions, festivals and holy days that are observed in the hills.

The Year in Music: 2022

Nov 20, 2022 | Scott Bruyea

Our annual review of new recordings by local musicians with flavours of rock, country, jazz and more.


Nov 20, 2022 | Signe Ball

Birds do it, frogs do it, even rabbits in the woods do it. So let’s do it – let’s survive winter.

Letters – Our Readers Write: Winter 2022

Nov 20, 2022 | Our Readers

Letters published in the Winter 2022 edition of In The Hills magazine.

Lynden Cowan

Nov 20, 2022 | Tralee Pearce

Lynden Cowan’s highly detailed hyper realistic paintings require “triple-zero brushes by the boxload” to achieve.

Field Notes for Winter 2022

Nov 20, 2022 | Johanna Bernhardt

Hit the great outdoors, take in a play or concert, and get in the holiday spirit this winter

Taking the Learning Curve Too Fast

Nov 20, 2022 | Dan Needles

Safely navigating the narrow, snow covered hills of Headwaters is no walk in the park, as many long-time residents attest and new arrivals quickly learn.

Meet the Maker: Johana Cordero

Nov 20, 2022 | Janice Quirt

For this weaver, the warp and weft of life is much more than a metaphor.

Local Buys: Winter 2022

Nov 20, 2022 | Janice Quirt

Locally grown lavender, handmade pottery, leather beer holders and bold brass earrings will make great gifts to give this season.