Wellness: Homemade Cold and Flu Remedies

Recent research suggests that use of standard over-the-counter (OTC) medicines such as aspirin, ibuprofen and acetominophen may lead to longer illnesses and increased flu infection and death rates.  Some of the mechanisms by which these phenomena are believed to occur may surprise you. Recall that immune cells secrete chemical messengers into the blood to alert … Continue reading Wellness: Homemade Cold and Flu Remedies

Seasonal Observations: 5 Signs of Spring in the Upper Pemberton Meadows

It is spring in the town of Pemberton. Snow has melted, the grass is turning green and trees are about to bud. The daylight hours are getting longer and people are shedding layers of winter wear. It is a whole different story just a few miles north on the Pemberton Meadows Road. Every winter as … Continue reading Seasonal Observations: 5 Signs of Spring in the Upper Pemberton Meadows

Locals Ticket Available for Pemberton Festival, 10am Friday April 11 Until All Gone

You might have heard the news? The Pemberton Music Festival is coming to town, July 18-20, and the line-up is as eclectic and awesome as Pemberton is.       Founders Passes sold out in a blink of an eye, but organisers have created a Locals Only ticket (that doesn't charge for camping or commuter … Continue reading Locals Ticket Available for Pemberton Festival, 10am Friday April 11 Until All Gone