Former Pemberton resident, Katherine Fawcett, releases her second short story collection here, Saturday March 14

I just read the first story of Katherine Fawcett's new collection, The Swan Suit, of fairy tales with a modern (and dark) twist. Fawcett, a former Pemberton resident who is now based in Squamish, will release her book at our library! Her humour is darkly funny, her stories are like bedtime tales for grown-ups. I'm … Continue reading Former Pemberton resident, Katherine Fawcett, releases her second short story collection here, Saturday March 14

Wear PINK on Wednesday February 26 to stand against bullying

In 2007, David Shepherd, Travis Price and their teenage friends in small-town Nova Scotia organized a high-school protest to wear pink in sympathy with a Grade 9 boy who was being bullied [for wearing a pink shirt]… [They] took a stand against bullying when they protested against the harassment of a new Grade 9 student … Continue reading Wear PINK on Wednesday February 26 to stand against bullying

Reminder: Free Family Day activities at the Pemberton and District Community Centre today.

Visit with a family member or partner and receive free admission to the Fitness Centre. Free activities include Gentle Yoga, PLAYtots class, Family Open Gym, Winterfest Adventure Hunt and complimentary snacks. Schedule 8am-5pm: Free Fitness Centre when attending with a family member 8:30-4:00pm: Free Snacks 9am – 2pm: Family Open Gym 9am-10am: Adult Circuit Conditioning … Continue reading Reminder: Free Family Day activities at the Pemberton and District Community Centre today.

Fire knowledge exchange comes to Tsilhqot’in country from Australia: “the land is sick, we need to start acting now.”

Last month, the ABC reported a story about an Australian Indigenous fire practitioner, Victor Steffensen, who is working with traditional owners of the Tsilhqot'in Nation to share knowledge of traditional burning practices for land management and protection. In 2017, just three years after the Tsilhqot'in Nation won Aboriginal title to a vast area of their … Continue reading Fire knowledge exchange comes to Tsilhqot’in country from Australia: “the land is sick, we need to start acting now.”