Patrol fundraiser for defibrillator a success

Shred Kelly from press kit

Around 150 people turned The Club into a sea of red and white in support of Sun Peaks’ ski patrol on February 11. The drawcard was the banjo-laden tunes of up-and-coming Fernie, B.C. indie folksters Shred Kelly. Organizer Ryan Vrooman confirmed that the night was a success and that “somewhere between $500 and $1,000,” was raised. The proceeds will to go towards purchasing a new defibrillator (AED) for the … [Read more...]

911, a texting “don’t”

911 text

Although some would ask why anyone would choose to text message a 9-1-1 emergency call, this choice may present itself as logical to someone lost in the bush, or to a disoriented out-of-bounds skier. Often, there isn’t enough cellular strength to make a phone call, yet there is enough to send a text. However, the RCMP would like to remind residents and visitors to the Southeast District that 9-1-1 emergency calls … [Read more...]