Work from home? On your own? A new Facebook group might be for you

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According to the 2016 Census information, almost 12% of our local population works from home. 355 people out of 2985 (from Village of Pemberton, Area C and the Lil’wat Nation) declared themselves in… Continue reading

Finding Our Way: Levi Nelson’s “A brief history of Lil’wat”

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I met Levi Nelson last July. His mom, Lois Joseph, had shared an email about his being shortlisted for the IDEA award, and someone forwarded it to me, and I posted it on… Continue reading

Shout out to the volunteers for cleaning up the illegal dump zone at Green River FSR

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via the SLRD’s Zero Waste team Huge kudos to the Pemberton Wildlife Association, the SLRD – Squamish-Lillooet Regional District, Lil’wat First Nation (who donated an excavator and operator) and the 17 amazing volunteers… Continue reading

Wolverines are fond of our backyard, new study reveals

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via the Vancouver Sun, H/T Veronica Woodruff On April 12, Larry Pynn wrote in the Vancouver Sun about a recent study conducted by Ecofish Research, as part of research for the Innergex IPP… Continue reading

Celebrate artist Ryan Scoular’s complete totem pole at open house, May 12

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Ryan Scoular has been working on a totem pole commission for much of the past year. It will shortly be installed in a private residence in Whistler. For your chance to see this… Continue reading

Baby hairy woodpeckers rescued after weekend windstorm

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Grateful to rescuer Nigel Mathews, and documenter Leah Noble, for sharing this story and picture.

Moose Shaped Space

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I’ve considered before how things tend to assume the shape I anticipate: expect a bear and one will appear, if only for a fleeting second as I gaze at a fire blackened stump;… Continue reading

PORCA fundraiser, Saturday May 12, 7 – 11pm

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Give your feedback to the Village of Pemberton by May 11 on the draft Zoning and Sign Bylaws by online survey

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The Village of Pemberton, in response to the surge in growth and development in Pemberton over the last 17-23 years (when the existing Zoning Bylaw and Sign Bylaw were drafted), and new trends… Continue reading

Help fill the Library’s book thermometer and fund the redesign

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The temperature is rising at the library. In February, the Pemberton & District Library announced that it had a plan. Bursting at the seams, in order to better accommodate all the community’s needs,… Continue reading

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