Fire hall gears up for busy winter

Fire Truck

The staff and volunteers at Sun Peaks Fire Rescue (SPFR) are currently training hard in anticipation for another busy winter season. While firefighting is typically associated with the warmer, summer months, SPFR Chief Bill Stoner says winter actually creates more work for the brigade, due to a massive increase in visitors to the … [Read more...]

Something for every taste at Winter Wine Festival

Wine Fest

Now in its 17th year, the Winter Okanagan Wine Festival will return to Sun Peaks from Jan. 16 to 25. The Wine Festival has become a highlight of the winter events calendar, offering a delicious alternative to the slopes. According to Christopher Nicolson, president of Tourism Sun Peaks (TSP), the festival has also become an integral part of Sun … [Read more...]

Sun Peaks health and finance on agenda at UBCM Convention

Photo by UBCM

Municipal councillors, regional district directors, business leaders and provincial parliamentarians descended upon Whistler for the 2014 Union of British Columbia Municipalities (UBCM) Convention from September 22 to 26. Sun Peaks Mayor Al Raine was one of the many in attendance for several days of discussions on provincial issues, where … [Read more...]