Penguin Belly Slide returns to Sun Peaks

One of the old Tod Mountain traditions is being revived this weekend for the 50th Anniversary of Sun Peaks Resort. The Penguin Belly Slide takes place Sunday, February 19 and is sure to be a crowd pleaser. Contestants are provided with penguin suits to race a three lane slalom course in teams of three, ending with a belly slide across the finish line. Points will be awarded for placing, but flamboyancy will also … [Read more...]

The smell of money

Like any other tourist town in beautiful British Columbia, Sun Peaks depends on local, regional and international tourist traffic and the dollars spent by those visitors to keep the wheels greased and the local economy flowing smoothly. After several years of economic uncertainty, things finally appear to be turning around in our favour. While an economist I am not, I do think that the future of this great resort … [Read more...]

Composting facility planned for Sun Peaks


Sun Peaks Utilities (SPUCL) is hosting an informational meeting regarding a planned composting facility in Sun Peaks. The meeting will be held on April 2 from 3 to 4 p.m. in the Nancy Greene’s Cahilty Lodge Meeting Room. The estimated cost of building the facility is still being finalized and will be announced at the public meeting. “It is going to potentially impact rates,” said Pat Miller, SPUCL’s manager … [Read more...]