Great turnout for first ever Party in the Park

Party in the Park

More than 60 locals and visitors took to the Rockstar Energy Terrain Park to show their skills, get their stoke on and nail some sweet lines in the first ever Party in the Park event, hosted by Oronge Boardshop on Easter Sunday. Dave Kuan, co-owner of Oronge Boardshop, said the event was a big success. “It was a great event, a beautiful day, and all the riders were stoked,” Kuan said. “It was a new set up … [Read more...]

Kals on top at Bottoms

Top to Bottoms

Bill Kals may not have been the first person across the finish line, but after photo-examination and a judge’s ruling, he was declared the winner in the prestigious season-ending Top to Bottoms race on Sunday, April 12. Ross “Rosco” Thompson was close behind as the first male snowboarder, Angie Seely was the first female snowboarder, and Sonya Trevisi was the first female skier across the line. Young competitor … [Read more...]

Why I’m “heaps stoked” about Lou Gramm: The Voice of Foreigner


Sun Peaks Resort and Tourism Sun Peaks have just announced the opening act for their Summer Concert Series, and I’m pretty excited — or as us Aussies like to say, I’m “heaps stoked” — for a whole bundle of reasons. Saturday, July 4, is the first real Saturday of summer in Sun Peaks. Back in Australia, summer seems to last most of the year, but having lived in Canada for a while now, I understand all too well … [Read more...]

For rent – 1 bdrm furnished suite


Super summer price. $550/month. 1 bdrm furnished basement suite. Creekside on Burfield Drive. Utilities, cable, internet and laundry incl. NP, NS.   … [Read more...]

Hit and miss season for local business

Rocky Mtn Chocolate

Uneven weather for the winter season has translated to uneven sales for local businesses in Sun Peaks. While Vertical Café recorded their busiest season yet, others were disappointed by a lack of visitors. Shannon Gadsby, owner of Vertical Café, speculated that Sun Peaks’ consistent snow coverage and poor conditions elsewhere had led to a boost for her café. “It’s been a great season. It’s been our biggest … [Read more...]