It takes skill and training to make chocolate treats taste and look good, and no one knows that more than renowned Belgian chocolatier Philippe Vancayseele. The good news is chocolate lovers don’t have to travel to Belgium to learn the basics from this master chocolatier. Vancayseele is offering two chocolate making classes on Aug. 24 at the Community...
Andy Armstrong has been a snowboard instructor at Sun Peaks for nearly ten years, but has also coached snowboard cross to riders looking for something different than freestyle competitions. He said he believes Sun Peaks currently has enough momentum to kick off something new and exciting for the mountain. “We have a lot of excellent ski teams here that are...
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...
Conjure up an image of a drowning person, and you’d probably visualize somebody waving and wailing in the water. In reality, drowning may happen more silently than you think. “It can happen right behind you and you may not know what is going on,” warns Mario Vittone, marine safety specialist and US Coast Guard member. Called the Instinctive Drowning Response, this...
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...