Andy Armstrong has been a snowboard instructor at Sun Peaks for nearly ten years, but has also coached snowboard cross to riders looking for something different than freestyle competitions. He said he believes Sun Peaks currently has enough momentum to kick off something new and exciting for the mountain. “We have a lot of excellent ski teams here that are...
Exploring lesser known nature trails with hikekamloops.ca While many Kamloops locals spend their time hiking or biking in their favourite well known city parks, not many know of the others that exist, such as the Valleyview Nature Park or the Dallas-Barnhartvale Nature Park. We found out about these parks only a couple of years ago, which is a shame because...
The first annual Talents and Treasures event in Whitecroft this Saturday, June 24 is ready to bring locals together to fundraise for a new playground. Michelle Smith, president of the Whitecroft Community Association, said they are focused on strengthening the community spirit of the small village and providing a space for the neighbourhood to gather. The event, from 9...
National Health and Fitness Day celebrated Stretch out, take a swing or carefully putt this June 3 at Sun Peaks for National Health and Fitness Day. Championed by Nancy Greene Raine, the day was created in 2014 with the goal of encouraging Canada to become ‘the fittest nation on earth’. Sun Peaks will be taking part in the celebration by...
Fast Action Fishing Adventures set to open mid-May Five years ago, Wally Tywoniuk sold his company in the oil and gas industry in Alberta. It took some time to wrap up his life there, but a dream to open a fly fishing business in Sun Peaks persisted. His perseverance paid off and his new business, Fast Action Fishing Adventures, is...