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Mountain pose is the pose for me

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I realized when I sat down to write about something else, and this came out, that I hadn’t quite finished with the lessons from that day. … “You have 61 days left in… Continue reading

Oliver Richman’s week on instagram: the surprising result of putting a sports-loving 8th grader in charge. (Cozy shots of the fire.)

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Hi guys my name is Oliver Richman I will be the human controlling the wellness almanac this week. I love sports I am in grade 8 and I attend Pemberton Secondary School A… Continue reading

The Gingerbread Project returns to the Pemberton Valley Lodge, December 10 – 20. Family Day and Santa will visit on Saturday 16th

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The 7th annual Pemberton Gingerbread Project returns December 10 – 20, 2017 to raise funds for the Pemberton Food Bank. Gingerbread houses and villages built by local businesses will be on display at the Pemberton… Continue reading

Don’t blame the lettuce

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Contributor Michelle Beks shared this on her instagram this morning, and it struck me as the most fantastic shorthand to potentially diffuse a tough domestic conversation. “Don’t blame the lettuce.” What happens if… Continue reading

Next stop, the Amazon. How local songbirds remind us that the world is much smaller than it seems

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Every fall the veery travels more than 14,000 kilometres — from its summer home in the Pemberton valley to the jungles of the Amazon rainforest. Reading Joel Barde’s recent Pique piece reminded me… Continue reading

Stuff the Ambulance December 10

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Come out Sunday December 10th and help BC Ambulance and Sea to Sky Community Services support local families in need by bringing your donations of food or toys. Monetary donations also accepted by… Continue reading

Warm Clothing Drive – clean out your closets of warm waterproof gear by December 15

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With the cold, wet and snowing weather arriving, the Pemberton Secondary School Aboriginal Leadership class is running their second annual Warm Clothing Drive! They are thankfully accepting warm and water proof clothing donations… Continue reading

It’s all in the mind: Polek Rybczynski simplifies his approach

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This photo, from Polek Rybczynski’s Sea to Sky Photo journal was taken in Pemberton on November 12. The caption I used for it is something I have been saying to myself all year.… Continue reading

1 in 5 of us is struggling with a mental health or addiction problem.

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Thanks to Richard Nott who responded to our post on the Pemberton Community Forum inviting people to advocate for ongoing funding to the province’s Child and Youth Mental Health and Substance Use Collaborative.… Continue reading

Suicide Intervention Toolkits now available, thanks to Pemberton’s Child and Youth Mental Health and Substance Use Collaborative

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What do you do if you, or a youth you know, or love, is at risk of self-harm? Like, WHO DO YOU CALL? The Pemberton Local Action team of the Child and Youth… Continue reading

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