Fundraising success – one nickel at a time

recycling depot

Charities in Sun Peaks know that asking for donations to cover their operating costs, especially in such a small community, is tough. That’s one reason Adaptive Sports at Sun Peaks (ASSP) and Sun Peaks Education Society (SPES) teamed up to offer a bottle return service on the mountain. The charities purchased a shipping container at the end of … [Read more...]

Want to be my friend?

kidonplane

Kids are really much nicer than adults. Sure, toddlers are shockingly violent and vocal for their size (just imagine adults carrying on the way three-year-olds are wont to do), but that’s just a communicative plea, rather than an inherently mean streak. Adults can be inherently mean; or more often, simply disinterested and exhausted. Note, both … [Read more...]

Looking at helmets — head on

Helmets

To some it’s a personal issue, a matter of imposition on civil liberties, but as skiers and snowboarders take a look at the people near and far who’ve been impacted by snow sports related brain injuries many think it’s simply time to click in and get used to it. Impact to the head can be devastating on beginner terrain (Natasha Richardson), … [Read more...]