Issue: 2013-08-29

Helpers Extraordinaire

A few weeks ago I met a guy from Ontario who asked if it would be possible to help out at the farm. Of course I said, “Yes.” He was wanting to continue our conversation about farming in the Yukon, and we were trying to talk while I was watching our booth at the Fireweed …

Helpers Extraordinaire Read More »

Take it in stride: A little coaching goes a long way

We all have the capacity to improve in whatever we do in life; running and walking is no exception. Coaches help Olympic athletes get to peak performance, and recreational and casual athletes can benefit from a coach in the same way. A running or walking coach can help anyone from a beginner to a seasoned …

Take it in stride: A little coaching goes a long way Read More »

Soles 4 Souls: Kelowna cobbler collects shoes for people in need around the world

Cobbler Jim Belshaw believes in walking a mile in someone else’s shoes. In fact, he’s made a mission of getting feet around the world into other people’s shoes. Belshaw owns a shoe repair and retail store called Roy’s Shoes, based in Kelowna, British Columbia. As one can imagine, cobblers are no longer found on every …

Soles 4 Souls: Kelowna cobbler collects shoes for people in need around the world Read More »

A Terd of Hurtles

There was a time when the Great Klondike International Outhouse race featured 12 to 17 teams and was quite a bit more of an extreme sport than it is now. It had a course that began in front of the museum, ran north on Fifth Avenue, up the hill on Church to Eighth Avenue, over …

A Terd of Hurtles Read More »

Scroll to Top