Event: Bring Back the Value of Play

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Are you doing enough to make sure your child is ready for kindergarten? Early Childhood educator, Barb Mathieson, has some recommendations on what you should be doing… and  it starts with remembering to… Continue reading

Coaches Corner: First, you gotta make it to the start line

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A great post from local athlete, Christine Cogger, about the Whistler Half Marathon on the weekend: “Last night at dinner, the conversation turned to this morning’s race.  I was explaining to the kids… Continue reading

Sighted: Mountain Fairy Slipper

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Thanks to wildlife watcher, Veronica Woodruff, for posting this picture of the Pemberton orchid, a mountain fairy slipper (Calypso bulbosa). May 30. Some other pictures of the orchid, sighted in the region, below.… Continue reading

Tales from this weekend’s PowWow wanted!

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Mt Currie celebrated PowWow all weekend. If anyone has any videos or photos they’d like to share, let us know in the comments section, or share the link!

Well Done, Youth Leaders

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On May 4, 2012 The Interact Club of Pemberton (the youth branch of Rotary) hosted the Odd Squad at Pemberton Secondary School for both Pemberton and Mount Currie schools. The presentations were a… Continue reading

Q+A: Geoff Pross

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Over at the Pemberton Youth Centre, Geoff Pross, Youth Centre Supervisor, is spearheading the Seed to Table project, a program funded by the Community Action Initiative. The Seed to Table project aims to reconnect… Continue reading

Sighted: Sharp Tail Snake

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A hatchling Sharp-Tail Snake, spotted by Leslie Anthony, May 13. A slug-eating snake that is endangered, and found only at a handful of sites in coastal BC.

Recipe of the Week: Bannock

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The best thing about summer, as a kid, was campfires. And the best thing about campfires, as a good little Aussie, was making damper. This ‘smore business is something no self-respecting Aussie would… Continue reading

Q+A with Holly Joseph

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This winter, Lil’wat artist Holly Joseph was featured on Whistler is Awesome. Here’s an extract of the Q&A from the article. Why did you start making regalia? I always wanted to be an… Continue reading

Sighted: Lamprey at One Mile Creek

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This is a lamprey, a jawless fish whose name means “stone licker.” Photo by Veronica Woodruff, One Mile Lake Nature Centre, May 6 2012.

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