Designer Peter Soehn (Kelowna, BC)
When Built: 1992
"Village wanted a mascot"
The provincial government provided the funding to build it.
Peter Soehn also designed the Gopher in Torrington, Sammy and Samantha Potatoes in Vauxhall, and Pinto MacBean in Bow Island.
Here is another view of the skunk:
Information Source: Village of Beiseker
Picture Source: John Bissett, and DMY