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...
I spend a lot of my time chasing snow. Not in the sense that it’s running away from me, but more like I’m always trying to find it to ski on. In Canada, we have the opportunity to ski pretty easily seven months of the year on winter snow with Sunshine and Blackcomb running ‘til late May. But that leaves...
Motorists around Kamloops may have noticed new signs directing them on a taste-filled journey. The Kamloops Wine Trail, a joint effort by Kamloops wineries through the recently formed Kamloops Wineries Association, launched this summer to a thirsty demographic. “I’m always asked ‘What makes Kamloops’ wine region unique?’” said Trish Morelli, executive director of the Kamloops Wineries Association. “Wine is all...
A local mountain bike coach wants to see more women riding the downhill trails. Meg Broswick started the Thursday Night Ladies Ride, taking advantage of the extended chairlift hours to explore the Sun Peaks Bike Park with other women. “I just want to get more women comfortable with this bike park. It’s a challenging bike park,” Broswick said. “Parks like Whistler or...
There’ll be running, climbing, bouncing, laughing, eating and singing in Sun Peaks as the community celebrates Canada’s 143rd birthday. Join the celebrations on July 3 and 4 in Sun Peaks Resort. Starting things off with an energetic kick off is the ninth annual Jo’s Road Race. Led by Jo Berry and the rest of the team, Jo’s Road Race has...