School bell rings on another year

Jump Rope for Heart web

To most students, June marks the most wonderful time of the year. But to the 60+ students at Sun Peaks, the whole school year is pretty wonderful. Despite late season strike action that closed the doors of  Sun Peaks Elementary and Discovery Centre for Balanced Education prematurely, the students made the most of the year with school programs that were as eclectic as their mountaintop setting. This spring alone … [Read more...]

PNE Prize Home tickets on sale today

2013 PNE

What began in 1934 as a novel concept of raffling off an 800 square foot bungalow has grown into one of the most successful prize home giveaways in North America — the PNE Prize Home Lottery. Tickets are now on sale for this year's  3,000+ square foot Sun Peaks dream home. Selected to design the 2013 Home is popular BC resident Jillian Harris, who first garnered international fame when she was featured on ABC’s … [Read more...]

Gas line break at Sun Peaks


Thursday evening March 28, a gas line broke at the top of Sundance Drive at Sun Peaks Resort. Sun Peaks Utilities and Fortis BC are working on repairs and gas service should be restored to residence in afternoon. To make arrangements for gas relights or any additional information please contact Sun Peaks Utilities at 250-578-5589, or in an emergency 250-319-0629. … [Read more...]

Spring cleaning in the village

Village Clean up

The sun's shining, and the snow is melting. That means the garbage is surfacing too. The Delta Sun Peaks Resort is hosting two village clean-ups to tackle the detritus that's been lurking beneath the snow all winter. Come out an lend a hand on Wednesday, April 10 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and/or on Tuesday, April 16 from 10 a.m. until 12 p.m. Volunteers should meet at the Delta Sun Peaks loading bay doors on the … [Read more...]

Leading edge concussion research underway

Darcy and simulator

The way in which a concussion is assessed may be changing thanks to the help of the Halifax Consciousness Scanner and its co-inventor Dr. Ryan D’Arcy. The scanner uses a person’s brainwaves to assess whether or not a person’s brain is working normally or not after an impact, explains D’Arcy, professor and B.C. Leadership Chair at Simon Fraser University and Fraser Health Authority. Initially used to assess the … [Read more...]