Know what to do to prevent drowning

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Children must be monitored closely in the water. "Drowning is the third largest cause of preventable deaths for children under 10 years," says Glen Cheetham, Kamloops' aquatic programs director. Knowing how to spot a drowning person and how to avoid being a victim yourself is important. Each year, 80 to 100 people drown in B.C., and 500 die in … [Read more...]

Home Tour features beautiful dwellings in Sun Peaks area

The Above: One of the many beautiful homes in Sun Peaks. Home Tours will feature houses with unique architecture in and around Sun Peaks.

If you love architecture, you’re going to love this. The fifth annual Home Tour: Architectural Spaces is coming to Sun Peaks and area on July 17, from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Home Tours is a popular fundraiser for The Kamloops Art Gallery, with proceeds going to art camps, youth and senior art education and exhibits. This self-guided tour will be … [Read more...]

New double bins installed

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New bins are installed and ready to be used by dog owners on the Valley Trail at Sun Peaks, confirmed Sun Peaks’ municipality CAO Byron Johnson. The bins were installed at the end of June. The next step for the municipality is to get a company that will service the new bins, which means emptying the containers and restocking the bags in the … [Read more...]