Congratulations to the Laoyam Eagles, champions!

https://youtu.be/hSuDV7bTmd4 Karen Tomlinson, the commodore for the Pemberton Canoe Association, took over our instagram account for a week, to kick off paddling season, and her takeover made me realize how busy and sophisticated the local paddling scene has become (and therefore, how busy Karen, who was voted Citizen of the Year in 2012 for her … Continue reading Congratulations to the Laoyam Eagles, champions!

Pemberton Secondary invites you to their 2nd annual Coffee House fundraiser, Wednesday Jan 13 from 6pm

The 2nd annual PSS Coffeehouse Library Fundraiser is happening Wednesday night. It might just be the coolest, most boho, coffee house in Pemberton - (no offence to Mt Currie Coffee, which otherwise has it in the bag for that category) - a pop-up cafe, gallery and open mic, that's only open one night of the year. … Continue reading Pemberton Secondary invites you to their 2nd annual Coffee House fundraiser, Wednesday Jan 13 from 6pm

Citizen of the Year to be announced at Pemberton Chamber of Commerce Awards, Jan 30

The Annual Pemberton & District Chamber Awards take place at the Pemberton Valley Lodge on Thursday night, January 30, from 7:30pm. Admission is free. The Chamber will be recognising the 2013 Citizen of the Year, as well as the Business of the Year, Community Service Award and Customer Service Award. Last year, Karen Tomlinson joined … Continue reading Citizen of the Year to be announced at Pemberton Chamber of Commerce Awards, Jan 30

Shout Out: Citizen of the Year, Karen Tomlinson

Pemberton Secondary School math and science teacher and Pemberton Canoe Club and Laoyam Eagles Dragonboat champion, Karen Tomlinson, was named Pemberton's 2013 Citizen of the Year on January 31. On twitter, @houseofmole, she champions the successes of local athletes, from the paddlers to the basketballers, right on the sidelines of the action. Tomlinson was previously … Continue reading Shout Out: Citizen of the Year, Karen Tomlinson

Coaches Corner: The Power of Sport, A Parent’s Perspective

This guest post was written by Village of Pemberton Councillor, local dad, and Winds of Change Committee member, James Linklater. My daughter Anne recently paddled for Canada in the Outrigger Sprints in Calgary with a large contingent of Pembertonians. The positive impact this has made on her has been outstanding. I think of the  TV commercial … Continue reading Coaches Corner: The Power of Sport, A Parent’s Perspective