What does this week’s fall storm mean for us? Veronica Woodruff gives us flood-plain dwellers some context (and a reason to keep one eye on the rain gauge)

This is a repost/update of a blog post originally published in 2017, by Veronica Woodruff. It's been updated to incorporate new data since 2017, and we're sharing it today, given the atmospheric river that is forecast for tomorrow. by Veronica Woodruff Like all good Canadians I love the weather. Almost to the point of obsession, … Continue reading What does this week’s fall storm mean for us? Veronica Woodruff gives us flood-plain dwellers some context (and a reason to keep one eye on the rain gauge)

Lucky is as lucky does… PNE Prize home won by lovely locals, Heidi and Fritz Kym, and the community couldn’t be happier

https://www.youtube.com/embed/zeYYwpAr8fM I don't know about you, but my Facebook feed effervesced with the announcement that a "Kym Fritz" from Pemberton had won the PNE Prize Home. Everyone seemed universally stoked that a local had won the house (if it couldn't have been them) and wondered who this mysterious Kym Fritz was... Check out this video, … Continue reading Lucky is as lucky does… PNE Prize home won by lovely locals, Heidi and Fritz Kym, and the community couldn’t be happier

To prevent suicide, let’s talk about suicide, okay?

Kelsey Bareham is a talented local writer and artist who grew up in the Pemberton Valley and now operates Whistler Tatttoo Company and is raising her own family. She recently shared a post to acknowledge World Suicide Prevention Day, which was Thursday September 10, and her articulation of the pain and ripple effects of suicide … Continue reading To prevent suicide, let’s talk about suicide, okay?

The Lil’wat Lands and Resources Department is holding a story contest! Share a favourite memory of the land, by Sept 23

“Pal7míntwal i ucwalmícwa múta7 ti tmicw”The Land and People are together as one. We would love to hear your favourite memory of using our land in a traditional way, as well as stories and legends about Líl̓wat7ul practicing our traditions on the land in Líl̓wat territory. Share your story and win a t-shirt that contains … Continue reading The Lil’wat Lands and Resources Department is holding a story contest! Share a favourite memory of the land, by Sept 23

Whistler Writers Festival will feature Michelle Good, author of Five Little Indians

Five Little Indians is a beautiful book - the characters are so genuine they stay with you for weeks after you've closed the book itself. I highly recommend it. Dee Raffo has reviewed the book for the Whistler Writers Festival, where Michelle Good will be a guest. The review is below. You can register for … Continue reading Whistler Writers Festival will feature Michelle Good, author of Five Little Indians