Sun Peaks’ first women’s wellness weekend, scheduled for Sept. 15 and 16, 2012, promises to offer busy ladies a restful respite from their everyday lives. “Between work and family and other commitments, women often forget to take care of themselves, and that’s what this weekend is all about,” says Janice Nankivell, Tourism Sun Peaks’ event coordinator. The alpine setting of Sun...
  Five years ago Corey Wiwchar met Jayden and they became friends for the first time. They play board games, go fishing, snowboard and walk Wiwchar’s dog — normal friend stuff. Except while Jayden was eight years old, Wiwchar was buying a home, getting married and starting a family. The friendship may seem unlikely, but Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) Kamloops...
OLYMPIAN TERWIEL TAKES HER SKIS INTO THE LAB A local Olympic skier has taken her passion for skiing into the lab to find out if there is a pattern that could help racers choose their fastest skis during competition. Elli Terwiel, who grew up racing with the Sun Peaks Alpine Club, is testing the vibrations of skis as she works to...
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 Tragically Hip Tribute band Hipeponymous were the only band to perform on Sunday August 14, 2011. The band took the stage shortly after 11 a.m. and played two sets for the village square crowd. The second annual Retro Rock Concert series was a huge success for Sun Peaks Resort.