It's a good time to support local businesses, and happily, we live in a great location for it... with so many wonderful independent offerings. On Friday, the Hwy Cafe in the Industrial Park opened with their soft launch. Have you been by? They are located right behind Big Al's Car Wash on Industrial Way. Open … Continue reading There’s a new restaurant in town!
via Village of Pemberton Open fire, grass burning, or big slash piles are all banned, as of Friday July 24, in the Coastal Fire Centre. Pemberton Fire Rescue offers advice to make sure campfires (which must be under half a metre in size - height and width) don't get out of control. We're all pretty … Continue reading Burning restrictions prohibit bonfires, fireworks, big burns. Campfires are still okay, so please be super super careful
I've taken "slow the f down" as a slightly tongue-in-cheek personal mission for more than a decade... Today, after reading about the third accident that closed the highway in as many weeks, in the paper, and of many people sharing stories of scary incidents on the road this summer, with vehicles passing inappropriately, speeding excessively, … Continue reading But seriously, slow the f down
Two free meditation sessions with local teacher Susan Reifer are on offer, Tuesday July 28and Wednesday August 12, at 7pm. I've been practicing meditation with Susan, in this zoom-connected fashion, throughout the pandemic, and have found it to be absolutely wonderful. She's an experienced and kind teacher, caters to all levels (including novices). All you … Continue reading Meditate with Susan Reifer, via zoom, from the comfort of your living room, Tuesday July 28 7pm
While many of us have been freaking out about the insane population of mosquitoes to hit the valley this summer, John Tschopp wants to focus our attention on another surging population that is more joy-inducing! The swallows. This week, he shared: "Today I have the pleasure to report a success story. Most bird stories on … Continue reading The season of swallows
Missing out on some jams and salsas you would have purchased during Slow Food Cycle? Gabby and her cousins the Knowles will be in front of Spud Valley Sporting Goods Saturday 25th from 10-2pm. -Various Jams and Jellies -Peach Salsa -Fresh Guacamole! -Banana Bread, Blueberry Banana, Banana Chocolate Chip, Orange Loaf and Blueberry Lemon loaves!!
Spending the spring in some version of "lockdown" might have given you cabin fever, or a frustration about the inadequacy of your living situation (annoying roommate? too small a yard?) but what if you have no home? I think a symptom of privilege is that we can end up wearing a set of blinders to … Continue reading Win a Whistler Staycation, support Zero Ceiling’s work to end youth homelessness. Enter before July 31.
The Mayor's Task Force, instigated by the Village of Pemberton. wants to know what your most pressing issues have been during the pandemic. Your responses will assist to collectively identify and prioritize issues and opportunities and begin to develop community-informed solutions. Reflecting on your experiences, how might we create a stronger community moving forward? … Continue reading What has been your most pressing issue during the pandemic? Let the Mayor’s Task Force know where to focus their attention
Squamish Climate Action Network presents Zero Waste Wednesdays. In their second video they demonstrate how to make beeswax wraps.
https://www.facebook.com/plugins/video.php?href=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.facebook.com%2FSLCCWhistler%2Fvideos%2F743413863132424%2F&show_text=1&width=560 You might have heard that Levi Nelson was voted Favourite Artist in the 2020 Best of Pemberton. Three weeks ago, he chatted virtually with SLCC Curator Alison Pascal, about life as an artist and exploring the question: what does contemporary indigenous painting look like, and can he, as a Lil'wat artist, navigating painting, … Continue reading Breaking Bannock with fave local artist, Levi Nelson