Plan your “staycation” in the Thompson Okanagan

Staycation

As we’ve come to know in the past few years of economic flux, “extra” money for a highfalutin holiday is very rarely the reality for many. Yet summer, and vacation season, is approaching, and whether the destination is near or far, a break from the daily grind of work, business and even family can be more necessity than luxury. The inability, or … [Read more...]

Hike for Haiti at Heffley Lake

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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 … [Read more...]

Friendship’s the name of the game for Sun Guides

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Sun Guides are a well known feature of Sun Peaks, with their bright orange jackets and smiley faces. The men and women who volunteer their time to showcase the mountain are passionate about skiing and mountain hospitality. “Sun Guiding isn’t showing (guests) how well you can ski,” explains Malcolm Brown, a Sun Guide for the past six seasons. … [Read more...]