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Dare we say we had a great year?

Dare we say we had a great year?

Considering all the depressing headlines about the state of news and the world in general, is it awkward or tone-deaf to gush like a schoolgirl and say that for us here at the Low Down it was, like, the best year ever? Ok, maybe not ever, but 2023 was pretty darn...
Long live Low Down Nation

Long live Low Down Nation

It was the party of the century – or at least, the half century. By all accounts the Low Down’s 50th birthday bash was a smashing success that checked all the right boxes. Did we pack the house at Vorlage? Yes. Were we wowed by a top-notch funk band? Yes! Did we rock...
Art Mantell would be proud

Art Mantell would be proud

As we flip through the pages of the Low Down’s 50th anniversary edition, it’s hard not to get emotional.  The old photographs of the late Art Mantell, vintage stories from the past, a roster of reporters who went on to even greater things — memories.  But...

Wakefielders were on fire in the 2010s

If there is one thing I remember from reporting in the Hills during the 2010s, it was just how fired up everyone was about local affairs, in particular those in La Peche, where I was just getting my start by covering local politics. It seemed like every week there was...

What a night!

What a night. Our cups runneth over. Here at the Low Down, we couldn’t be any happier with our 50th anniversary event hosted by Writers Fest on Friday, May 26. Truth be told, we weren’t sure if anyone would be interested in an event that featured a panel discussion...

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