Over $10,000 in funding announced for Heffley Creek Hall

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On July 31 the Federal government announced $10,750 in funding to the Heffley Creek Community Recreation Association as part of the Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Plan. $150 million is to be distributed to communities across the country ($46.2 million allocated across Western Canada) for improvements to local infrastructure in preparation for the 150th anniversary of Confederation in 2017. The funds will be … [Read more...]

Talented young photographers display art

Photography Exhibit - Photo courtesy Kirsten Flinn

Students from the Sun Peaks Discovery Centre for Balanced Education (DCBE) were hard at work in June, hosting their first ever photography exhibition at Sotheby’s International Realty on Wednesday, June 17. Leading up to the exhibition, students spent time learning about photography before getting out in the field to experiment with different photography techniques. Students then chose their favourite photos to … [Read more...]

Are you Spartan enough?

Spartan Race - File Photo

Are you ready to leap over fire, climb mountains, crawl under barbed wire and get dirtier, muddier, and wetter than ever before? With the Spartan Race set to return to Sun Peaks on the weekend of September 26 and 27, local and visiting racers are preparing to have their mind, body and spirit pushed to the limit. The Spartan Race features three categories: the Sprint, a five kilometre challenge featuring around … [Read more...]