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...
Considered the crown jewel of extreme off-road racing, the Hard Enduro Red Bull Hare Scramble Erzberg Rodeo sets the standard for intensity in the world of motocross. Over 1,500 daredevils will flock from around the world to Eisenerz, Austria for the chance to compete. After preliminary races, only 500 finalists will experience the massive obstacle course set in Iron Mountain,...
Two hundred skiers, snowboarders and their friends and family visited Sun Peaks from March 26 to 31 to celebrate and discuss skiing and snowboarding. They were attending the Canadian Association for Disabled Skiing (CADS) festival, hosted at Sun Peaks for the fifth time. The previous years festival’s saw around 100 attendees. Christian Hrab, managing director of CADS, said the festival...