[Updated] Volunteer Call-out: Join the Community Barn milling or baking crew, now!

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John Tschopp (our bird-watching guru) and “Uncle” Bob Gilmore are currently milling 354 pieces of 6 x 8 purlins for the barn roof. They are doing an awesome job, according to the Timber… Continue reading

Wellness: The Sweet Life

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Sugar is becoming widely recognized as unhealthy and even dangerous. Since there is a high demand on the body to digest, detoxify and eliminate refined or processed sugar, it literally leaches the body… Continue reading

Event: Community Barn Fundraiser, April 26

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A fun filled evening for all and proceeds will support the Downtown Community Barn. Because community comes together when it has a place to gather. The Barn-raising will be underway May 12-24. Tickets… Continue reading

Photo of the Week: Gary Martin

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Third Sunday of the month. Gary Martin has agreed to take this spot in our Photo of the Week line-up and share an image from his travels… Given the number of miles he… Continue reading

Earth Day and other news from Stewardship Pemberton

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Some great programming coming up from Stewardship Pemberton. Earth Day Garden Jam – April 22, Tuesday, 4pm-7pm, Pemberton Creek Community Garden. Plant the fenceline, move soil, renew your garden plot, and learn about… Continue reading

Snakewatch: Swerve for Rubber Boas!

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Snake-watcher, Dr Leslie Anthony, has been sighting lots of snakes in Pemberton this month. We repost this “heads-up” from his Instagram account (which is pretty cool.) The elusive, completely harmless but preternaturally beautiful… Continue reading

Easter Closure: Pemberton Community Centre and Library

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The Wellness Almanac In Print: This Week in the Question

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I am not a columnist. I prefer asking questions to offering opinions  (unless I’m at a dinner party and a little sauced.) And my skin isn’t thick enough to put my unfootnoted thinking… Continue reading

Event: Easter Egg Hunt, Apr 20

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The Pemberton Lions Club will host their annual Community Easter Egg Hunt on Sunday, April 20th at 1pm at Pioneer Park. Bring your own baskets! Meet at the Gazebo.

Wellness: Homemade Cold and Flu Remedies

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Recent research suggests that use of standard over-the-counter (OTC) medicines such as aspirin, ibuprofen and acetominophen may lead to longer illnesses and increased flu infection and death rates.  Some of the mechanisms by… Continue reading