All Mountain Camp a success for Sun Peaks athlete   “This is the most time that he’s been able to have on the mountain because there has to always be someone with him up the mountain,” said Deanna Jones of Kamloops, mother of 11-year-old Dawson Jones. “This has given him the opportunity to go up there, and he’s gained so...
As the last leaves of autumn fall and snow covers the pine trees, Sun Peaks transforms into a picturesque Christmas landscape. Outside, homeowners decorate their dwellings with lights, wreaths are placed on doors and a faithful few bring ornaments to decorate the trees underneath the chairlifts. However, there’s more than snow-covered and ornament-laden pine trees to celebrate the holiday in...
Walking into Kenny Dale’s workshop you immediately notice the warmth, then a faint sweet smell and finally, as soon as you touch something, the stickiness. Dale’s honey making workshop sits in his basement, specially designed for the process that takes honey from bee boxes and ends with the thick golden liquid in jars ready to sell or eat. Dale...
  Our skis seem to brush the tops of partly trimmed pine trees as we ride up the triple seater chair. Offloading at the top we are greeted by a small hut where ski patrollers warm up fireside and seemingly endless possibilities. Despite Harper being visible from West Bowl in Sun Peaks, living at one of my favourite ski resorts, I...
The Discovery Centre for Balanced Education (DCBE) students at Sun Peaks are continuing to make good with the “We Day” commitments they made back in October. “In October we participated in ‘We Day’ in Vancouver,” explains Discovery Centre @KOOL teacher Laurel Seafoot. “In order to participate . . . the students had to make a ‘We Day’ commitment . ....