Out and about on a Saturday: Dave Steers snaps local traffic in action, just the way we like it best

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One thing about fall, that differentiates the season from the summer it chases, is that there’s a lot less traffic on the roads, which is rather nice, doncha think?

Swinging out of summer: a photo gallery from Amie Le Blanc

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Sometimes it’s not about the “where” in photos, but the “what” that makes it priceless. Sure, mountains are gorgeous. Lakes and waterfalls are breathtaking. But they sure aren’t going to entertain a 7… Continue reading

Is There a Name for That?

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At workout the other morning, a newcomer to Pemberton said she had driven from Pemberton to Vancouver and back the previous day. She wondered if there was a name for that. We decided… Continue reading

The zero waste lunchbox challenge

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Can we say no to disposable plastic this year? Guest post by Kathy Jenkins and the SLRD’s Zero in on Waste team As with the start of each school year, there are always… Continue reading

Pemberton Barn Dance on Saturday 24 September

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The Pemberton Barn Dance is this Saturday. Tickets available at AC Gas, Pemberton Valley Supermarket or Scotiabank, with proceeds going to support trails. Live Music with Chris Buck Band and Dakota Pearl, dancing,… Continue reading

Embrace the watershed: Stewardship Pemberton invites you to BC Rivers Day, Sunday 11-2

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Please join Stewardship Pemberton Society to celebrate the 36th Annual BC Rivers Day and our 10 year anniversary on Sunday September 25th from 11-2 at the One Mile Lake Nature Centre. Everybody is… Continue reading

Instagram Project welcomes our 18th takeover

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Getting to know your neighbours, they say, is one of the most basic and powerful ways to build community resilience – in the event of emergency or crisis. It’s hard to do, though,… Continue reading

The wisdom of the trees

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“With each individual leaf doing its part, trees can live for thousands of years,” ponders Polek Rybczynski. “That’s a serious amount of shedding and re-newing each year. Wisdom in that.”

The Hay Barn Rope Swing

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While big round bales are picturesque and practical, they fill a hay barn to the roof and leave little room for adventurous farm children to play. The old square bales could be made… Continue reading

Tell a Tiny Story, with just 420 letters, and win

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The Pemberton Library is running a wee little creative contest. And by wee, we mean tiny. A tiny story contest. All you have to work with is 420 characters. (That’s three tweets, for… Continue reading

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