Village cleanups begin

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A bout of heavy rain couldn’t deter 22 eager locals from showing their community pride by cleaning up garbage and recycling around Sun Peaks on April 10. Despite the adverse weather more garbage and recycling was collected during this Delta Sun Peaks organized cleanup than at last year’s event. “We had a total of 167 pounds of garbage and 37 … [Read more...]

Composting project gets green light

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After a long process of consultation, research and testing Sun Peaks Utilities Company Ltd. (SPUCL) has begun producing compost, some of which will be available free of charge to Sun Peaks’ ratepayers this spring. The composting project goes back to 1999 when SPUCL was removing wastewater from solids to create an organic byproduct known as … [Read more...]

Local sisters embrace the giving spirit


Madi and Ryleigh Adams are no strangers to lending a hand for a cause. The Grades 3 and 5 sisters have chosen to accept money for causes in lieu of birthday presents for the past several years. “No one asked us too,” the sisters agreed. “We just wanted to.” Their most recent venture raised almost $400 to buy books for their school, the Sun … [Read more...]