How to break the cycle of break and enters?

Seven more break-ins were reported at Sun Peaks between Oct. 27 and Nov. 4. Thieves targeted unoccupied rental units and stole flat screen TVs. Add these events to the break-ins that occurred to private residences and the Sun Peaks Fire Hall earlier in the fall, and security is becoming a serious consideration for residents. Mayor Al Raine would … [Read more...]

Drive safely this winter


Anyone who’s experienced B.C. winters knows that on certain roads, all season tires just don’t cut it. The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure designates the road from Heffley Creek to Sun Peaks a winter highway, which means anyone travelling to or from Sun Peaks must carry chains or have winter tires. “Heffley to Sun Peaks is a … [Read more...]

Mayoral forum one-sided


Over 50 people showed up on Sat. Nov. 5 for the Sun Peaks Mountain Resort Municipality Mayoral Forum, but only one candidate took to the podium. Incumbent Mayor Al Raine addressed the audience on several issues that have been underway during his 18 month tenure as mayor. Raine confirmed that the municipality will announce the name of the new … [Read more...]