Give a warm welcome to the beginning of the bear season!

The 2011 bear season has begun! In the Thompson Nicola Regional District, we are finally getting a taste of spring and so are the...

Take care for bears

As B.C.’s bears wake up with the spring, residents of Sun Peaks and surrounding areas need to again be bear aware — never...

Bamboo: The ultimate green fabric

Bamboo isn’t only for Asian cuisine and building materials; you can also wear it or decorate your home with it. Maybe you’ve received a pair...

Wild about local mushrooms

Mushroom picking has an aura of secrecy about it, and seemingly no one wants to disclose their hidden spot. But, you can eye a...

May 15 marks start of open fire restrictions

Effective at noon on May 15, 2013, the size of open fires will be restricted in most of the Kamloops Fire Centre to help...