Over 160 participants took to the mountain on March 1 and 2 for the Sixth Annual Banked Slalom, supported and organized by the local not-for-profit Bluebird Day Fund. This year, for the first time, the event spanned two days to allow for a day of youth competition for ages nine to 18. Younger competitors ran the same course as the...
Children must be monitored closely in the water. "Drowning is the third largest cause of preventable deaths for children under 10 years," says Glen Cheetham, Kamloops' aquatic programs director. Knowing how to spot a drowning person and how to avoid being a victim yourself is important. Each year, 80 to 100 people drown in B.C., and 500 die in Canada...
Mark your calendars! Sun Peaks Trash Bash is back for its 22nd year Tuesday, May 7. The village-wide event is an opportunity for the community to come together and clean up the resort. Participants are asked to meet at Masa’s Bar + Grill Patio at 4 p.m. dressed for the weather and to be wearing boots and gloves before...
The community of Little Fort is hosting their 25th annual Polar Bear Dip on Sunday, January 1, 2012 with a bracing swim and warm celebration to bring in the new year. For the silver anniversary of the Polar Bear Dip, a hole will be cut in the ice of the North Thompson to allow brave souls to jump...
Sun Peaks' Groomers Share Visual Perks of the Job Leo Pouliot sits in one of Sun Peaks’ eight snowcats, driving up the mountainslope partway through another evening shift. “This is my office,” he says with an ear-to-ear grin. He makes a pass up Blazer, then up the Crystal Bowl and pauses for a quick moment to take in the breathtaking view. “Whenever you’re...