Ferguson puts citizen journalists in spotlight

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A common theme I’ve tried to share over the past few months is accountability. We expect and deserve an open and accountable government, and we strive to have transparency whenever the business sector and our communities overlap. Granted, there is more work to be done, but the theme of accountability has existed in our society for hundreds of … [Read more...]

New group seeks to unlock Sun Peaks’ biking potential

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Any cross-country mountain biker in Sun Peaks can see the area has a huge amount of untapped potential — boasting terrain similar to other B.C. riding havens like Squamish, but lacking a driving force to develop a top-class trail network. That’s all set to change, after a group of local riders have gotten together to put cross-country biking on … [Read more...]

High speed downhill attraction heading to Sun Peaks

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Locals and visitors looking for a unique Sun Peaks experience could soon be racing downhill in custom built Mountain Cross Carts, as part of a new, gravity-fueled attraction being developed for the 2015 summer season. Sun Peaks will be the first resort in North America to feature a Mountain Cross Cart (MCC) course. Development of the track has … [Read more...]