Internationally acclaimed wildlife artist, Terry Isaac, will be joining Sun Peaks’ Art Zone July 12 and 13 to teach his technique of creating animal textures through acrylics. Originally enthralled by animation and hoping to become a Walt Disney cartoonist, Isaac’s interest in art started as a young boy. It wasn’t long until a high school art teacher taught him to...
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...
As the last few weeks of summer unfold, the team at Treetop Flyers are busy preparing to launch the only zipline tour in the Interior of B.C. When SPIN visited the site, a group of men had just finished putting the final touches on the landscaping in front of the sales office in Chase. The air was tinged with wood,...
Canada's first blind instructor shares her knowledge Lisa Bentz retired early at age 48 due to complications with vision loss and moved to Sun Peaks nearly four years ago from Vancouver for a lifestyle change. She left a frustrating situation in a big city and discovered a community where she is encouraged to pursue all the outdoor activities she loves to...
Heading into his second winter as CEO of the Canada West Ski Area Association (CWSAA), Christopher Nicolson has a lot on his mind. Since taking up the position in April of 2016 Nicolson, a Sun Peaks resident, has had a packed schedule. So far he’s visited 82 out of the 92 ski area members in an effort to focus on...