Time to think about retirement

“In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” —Ben Franklin, popularizing Daniel Defoe’s original comment. Jack Layton is only the latest politician having to juggle the demands of a fickle public with the remorseless sands of Father Time. Hugo Chavez is battling pancreatic cancer; Hosni Mubarak is on his deathbed in … [Read more...]

B.C. duo paddle across the Molokai Channel in just over five hours


Sun Peaks local Bodie Shandro and Squamish resident Norm Hann finished 55th out of 163 entries at the Molokai to Oahu Paddleboard Race. They ranked 11th out of 14 in the two-man standup paddleboarding division. The pair crossed the treacherous Molokai Channel in just five hours and 49 minutes. They were also the first Canadian team to join … [Read more...]

Despite the rain, White comes in sixth at the GP3R 100


NASCAR racer Jason White doubled his career best this season by landing a sixth place finish at the GP3R 100. The race was held Aug. 7 in Circuit de Trois-Riviéres in Quebec. For the first time ever, the teams started a race in the rain. While the weather might have been less than ideal, White managed to climb his way up the ranks. “I learned … [Read more...]