Myles Williamson has spent a lot of time in terrain parks. Learning how to ski in Ontario meant taking advantage of the manmade features instead of powder glades. “The mountains didn’t really have backcountry skiing and I found a passion in the tricks learned in the terrain park.” Williamson said. “Then when I came out to B.C. I was blown...
Apart from wildflowers, there are plenty of other native plants that sprout in Sun Peaks. But how many of them do we really know? The Delta’s Interpretive Nature Walk and Dinner combines a one-hour walk-through introducing local plants on the Shuswap Medicine Trail followed by a sumptuous dinner at Mantles Restaurant featuring some of these plants. It’s one of Sun...
CHAINSAW ARTIST TRANSFORMS LOGS INTO ART Sawdust covered the ground and the roar of a chainsaw filled the air while drivers slowed to admire the wooden carvings created by a man working along the Heffley Louis Creek Road this March. Chainsaw carver Randy Gauthier set up shop along the rural road in preparation for two competitions in Ontario in April, including...
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...
The Rolling Stones tribute band Steel Wheels were the last to take the stage on Saturday August 13, 2011 for Sun Peaks Retro Rock Concert weekend. As the sun set the village square was ready for a party and Steel Wheels delivered. This was the first time Steel Wheels had played for the Retro Rock Concert Series at Sun...