Community

Hespeler had connection to Mennonite migration

Home in Summerland was built in 1907, moved when the highway was changed

Heart Beat: New lease on life

“Dr. Dooley gave me my life back”

  • Jul 21, 2019

Vernon seniors want to volunteer with cats and dogs at SPCA

GoFundMe campaign launched to cover transportation costs for three animal-loving seniors

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Pinup in the Park Pinup Pageant, Vernon Cruise-In
Former Cirque de Soleil performers go off-grid in Lumby
OKIB celebrates National Indigenous Day with canoe journey
Fun at BC SPCA kids camps in Kelowna

How much do you know about the moon?

To mark the 50th anniversary of the first lunar landing, see how well you know space

Heart Beat: Events in support of VJH

Past events in support of Vernon Jubilee Hospital

  • Jul 20, 2019

Vernon Women’s Transition House changes name

Name changed to Archway Society for Domestic Peace to showcase all programs offered

Award-winning Scout sews dog beds for Vernon SPCA

Abby Hemsing sewed over 75 dog beds and raised over $500 for community service

Indigenous teens learn empowerment through camp

“It’s really amazing to realize that you aren’t alone in this world so to have an all girl trip and to have empowerment with your peers is really special”

Summerland Fall Fair to include zucchini race

Event is in honour of bobsleigh athlete Justin Kripps

Battle of blacksmiths returns to Okanagan vineyard

A battle of blacksmiths is returning for its second year in Lake Country

Large No Frills meat donation overwhelms Salmon Arm food bank staff

Grocer fills freezers at Second Harvest with protein that will feed up to 600 people

Monster truck action hits Okanagan

Penticton Speedway hosting two nights of racing and monster truck action

When walls talk: Vernon murals see generation II

“This new movement, an app, will bring the strength of some of those same Vernon visionaries together again into a newdigital form”

Heart Beat: Record breaking year for 31st annual light-a-bulb campaign

Two of six new anaesthesia machines will be purchased from the money raised

  • Jul 19, 2019

Summer staff hired at Vernon cadet museum thanks to donation

Anonymous donor gives $5,000 so Vernon Cadet Camp Museum can hire summer students

Heart Beat: State-of-the-art urology surgical table arrives in Vernon

The table arrived thanks to a an anonymous $770,000 gift

  • Jul 18, 2019

Vernon to see another Splash of Red

The 8th annual Splash of Red fundraiser takes place Thursday, August 15 at the Caetani House in Vernon

Summerland real estate agents handled many home transactions

Larry and Donna Young spent 40 years in Summerland housing market

Vernon Lions Club “Ducks for Dogs” fundraiser a success

The event raised over $15,000 for B.C. and Alberta Guide Dogs

Summerland graduates receive awards and bursaries

Presentations were made during Summerland Secondary School’s graduation