Gotta “cache” ‘em all – Geocaching adventures in Sun Peaks

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If you’re looking for something to do outdoors over the quieter shoulder season, why not give geocaching a try? As long as you have a smartphone, or a GPS and access to the Internet, you can begin straight away. Sun Peaks geocaching enthusiast Harrison Stein took SPIN on a geocaching adventure earlier this month to give us our first taste of “the world’s biggest treasure hunt.” Stein said he originally got into … [Read more...]

New recruits on the job for Fire Department

Fire Brigade WEP

Mothers, lock up your daughters. While One Direction won’t be touring in Sun Peaks any time soon, Sun Peaks Fire and Rescue has just recruited five new volunteer firefighters for the community. The new recruits — Ryan McQueen, Conrad Gallagher, Connor Jamieson, John Bateman and Derek Hall — come as part of the Work Experience Program (WEP), a long-running initiative that brings newly graduated firefighters to live, … [Read more...]

Online scammers target Sun Peaks

Online Scammer

Kamloops RCMP are reminding local residents to use common sense and be cautious when posting personal information online, after a Sun Peaks resident was targeted by a suspected online scammer. Towards the end of March, a Sun Peaks resident was contacted through Facebook by a stranger from Winnipeg, who attempted to add him as a friend and continued to ask for details about his birthday. Personal details like these … [Read more...]