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.
Oktoberfest group.
New this year, the Sun Peaks Alpine Racers Bavarian Oktoberfest fundraiser on Oct.15 will feature a special seasonal beer brewed in Kamloops by Red Collar Brewing. The perineal sellout event is known for its authentic Bavarian food as well as all participants donning amazing lederhosen and dirndls. Tickets are selling fast with almost 300 sold in the first three weeks...
Photo contributed by Kamloops Heritage Railway Society
ALL ABOARD: The restored KHR 2141 steam engine at the station ready to whisk passengers away on a trip to Kamloops’ historical past. The steam engine winds through the train’s old route as passengers learn about the city’s western heritage and railway operations in the old days. Train robbers on horseback, people in early 1900s costume, real gold bars...
Children must be monitored closely in the water. "Drowning is the third largest cause of preventable deaths for children under 10 years," says Glen Cheetham, Kamloops' aquatic programs director. Knowing how to spot a drowning person and how to avoid being a victim yourself is important. Each year, 80 to 100 people drown in B.C., and 500 die in Canada...
It’s amazing how a title of a mediocre movie can become a globally recognized catchphrase for all those things we want to do before we, as the phrase’s origin states, “kick the bucket.” Some may have a multitude of tick boxes on their bucket list and some may only have a few things they truly wish to accomplish before...