B.C. Ambulance putting rules above common sense

It’s well past time we had an ambulance service based in Sun Peaks. Because it’s literally just a matter of time before someone dies while waiting for an ambulance to drive up the hill, turn around, and drive them to Kamloops. We’re the second biggest ski area in Canada. But as far as BC Emergency Health Service is concerned, we might as well be Hemlock Mountain. We see ourselves as a world-class ski resort, but … [Read more...]

Trail Champs running to new venue

The team at Dirty Feet Trail Series will bring the 2015 Canadian National 50 km Trail Championships to Sun Peaks on September 12 — marking the first time the event has been held in Western Canada for several years. Phil Hiom from Dirty Feet said he was pleased to bring the event to Sun Peaks. “It’s awesome. We’re excited for Western Canadians to have the opportunity to race on home turf,” he said. Sun … [Read more...]

$25,000 grant for Alpine Club

Sun Peaks Alpine Club (SPAC) were recipients of a $25,550 grant from the B.C. provincial government’s Community Gaming Grants program. Daimion Applegath, SPAC president, said they were excited to receive the funding, which was significantly higher than grants they had received in the past. “We apply for these grants every year. The grant we received this year was about $3,000 more than we’ve received in the past,” … [Read more...]