Community

Vernon event inspires handmade holiday

Instead of buying new stuff, participants learn to repurpose

Campaign lights up support for Vernon healthcare

The goal is to raise $275,000 towards urgently needed equipment at the hospital

Two new fire trucks roll into service in Vernon

Ceremony Saturday will celebrate the bright red additions

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Lumby Teen Hangout
STEM4Girls
6th annual Homeless Memorial
Families benefit from Kindness Meters

Cineplex to show free holiday movies to support Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada

Community Day will be on Dec. 7 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m at select theatres

Okanagan woman embarks on charitable trip to Kenya

Jessica Jewels is hoping to raise funds for her Kindness for Kenya service trip

Blessings in a backpack make a difference in Vernon

Upper Room Mission campaign on until Dec. 13

Defusing hate: Crows are a ‘respect-worthy’ species

Crows demonstrate joy in ‘skiing,’ grief at death, have good minds for accomplishing tasks

QUIZ: Do you know the way to Sesame Street?

The iconic children’s television show first aired 50 years ago

Sparkling spotlight put on Okanagan First Nations

Sparkling Hill unveils Heritage Crystal Tipi

Winter toys on display in Vernon at B.C. Snow Show

The sixth annual B.C. Provincial Snow Show is on at Kal Tire Place until 5 p.m. Saturday

Walter Swanson first enlisted at the start of the Second World War; he was only 12

Walter Swanson was only 12 years old when the Second World War…

  • Nov 11, 2019

Finally something for Lumby teens to do

New hangout aims to keep youth out of trouble

Summerland Credit Union funds eight Remembrance banners

Banner project honours Summerland’s fallen soldiers

Armstrong war veterans remember fighting for ‘best country in the world’

Paul Koop, George Hoffman and Steve Makarenko all served in the Second World War

Penticton resident shares local veteran’s stories

Penticton resident Dave Snyder has gathered over 130 stories from veterans in the region

  • Nov 8, 2019

Not looking forward to raking? Here’s why to leave the leaves

Nature Conservancy of Canada has good news for those who hate yard work

Support sought for Salmon Arm toddler with Brittle Bone Disease

Falls resulting in broken femur, tibia lead family to concerning diagnosis

Vernon chaplain launches new book on grief

Grace Wulff to release new title on Nov. 12

  • Nov 7, 2019

Summerland’s Bottleneck Drive members to welcome festive season

Wineries, cideries, breweries and distilleries to hold special events and offer samples