Feral politics

“Politics makes for strange bedfellows.” Charles Warner twisting Shakespeare’s “Misery acquaints a man with strange bedfellows.” Eyeing the possible merger talks between the Liberals and the New Democratic Party is going to be like watching a Discovery Channel program about the mating habits of black widow spiders. You know there’s a good chance … [Read more...]

How green is your commute?


Unlike what most people think, it’s really not that hard to give your beloved gas-guzzling, carbon-belching vehicle a vacation. All you need is commitment. “It’s really just a matter of making the mental switch to say ‘Yeah I want to do this.’ And once you start, it’s not that hard,” said Kamloops resident Gisela Ruckert. After a test run last … [Read more...]

Public meeting on short-term rentals on Sept. 24


The Sun Peaks municipal council is holding a public meeting on Sept. 24 at 1 p.m. at the Hearthstone Lodge to discuss the issue of short-term rentals in residential zones. Short-term rentals are defined as rentals that last less than 28 days. Noise and parking issues are some of the complaints received from property owners who are opposed to the … [Read more...]