Showcase your home in Sun Peaks


Do you own a home in Sun Peaks with extraordinary architecture and design? Then Tourism Sun Peaks needs you! Tourism Sun Peaks and the Kamloops Art Gallery are looking for four “architecturally impressive homes” in Sun Peaks to feature in the first ever Home Tour to be held in conjunction with the Wine and Culture Festival in July 2011. … [Read more...]

First day high

It was a beautiful day and, as far as I’m concerned, perfect for skiing. While La Nina’s promise left many a skier tingling with excitement, few anticipated the significant drop in temperatures. Let’s just say I was glad I didn’t ski when it was -20 C. But this day was just right—it was -5 C, the sun was out and I had clear visibility for … [Read more...]

More companies to apply for grants to provide rural Internet


The Thompson Nicola Regional District (TNRD) is providing letters of support for several Internet Service Providers (ISPs) applying for grants to provide broadband Internet to rural communities. If approved, broadband Internet will soon be available to several communities including Heffley Creek, Heffley Lake and Little Heffley Lake. The … [Read more...]

Dropcam makes home surveillance user-friendly


Video surveillance is a good tool for homeowners. If you want to install your own surveillance cameras, there are products like Dropcam allowing you to do just that. A Dropcam camera can be accessed remotely and set up to broadcast streaming video using your existing wireless service. It’s compact (3.7 x 2.3 x 1.3 inches) and comes in two … [Read more...]