Community

Shuswap SPCA seeks funds to treat dog that may lose an eye

Two surgeries for severe eye infection unsuccessful, removal a consideration

Art and music at Summerland Ornamental Gardens

Second event of the summer will be held Sunday, Aug. 25

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Bear cub cries for mom in Peachland backyard
Paws for a Cause returns for another year in City Park
Fun at BC SPCA kids camps in Kelowna
Find me my furever home: Billy

Sleep expert recommends Summer snooze solutions

Summertime brings light, noise, heat and other conditions that can make getting to sleep hard.

Summerland’s downtown has gone through numerous changes

Main Street has been commercial hub of community for many years

Word on the Street: Festivalgoers at the 27th annual Salmon Arm Roots and Blues

The Observer asked: Where are you from and what brought you to the festival?

Paddleboard festival coming soon to Kalamalka Lake

Wildfire smoke got in the way of last year’s event, but conditions look better this summer

  • Aug 17, 2019

Good morning bats! Salmon Arm office receives surprise visit by winged critters

Pair of bats found huddled together on wall in the sun outside downtown office

Families receive support from ‘Living Flag’ fundraisers

A young man and a boy who both live with limited mobility were supported by the Canada Day events

Vernon hospital staff treated to barbecue break

over 500 Interior Health staff at Vernon Jubilee Hospital were treated to a complimentary barbecue

  • Aug 16, 2019

Okanagan residents reminisce over Winfield’s Adventureland

According to the Lake Country Museum, Adventureland was the first park of its kind in the Okanagan

Salmon Arm Church hosts picnic to thank community in wake of shooting

Elders would like residents to attend on Aug. 24, appreciating community part of recovery

Shuswap photographer captures Perseid meteor shower

Six hours spent capturing hundreds of meteors streaking across the night sky

Iconic Carnaval del Sol to host end of summer fiesta in Kelowna

Get ready to enjoy all that Latin American culture has to offer

A healing journey at Arion Therapeutic Farm

What started as a therapeutic horseriding facility has become so much more

Kirchhoffer played role in Summerland’s early years

Senator from Manitoba monitored progress of community and owned orchard on Bristow Road

Vernon nature centre hosting family Carnival night

One-night, family friendly event runs Wednesday, Aug. 14, from 6 to 8 p.m.

Hundreds attend celebration of life for British Columbia wine industry pioneer

Harry McWatters remembered for love of wine and love of family

Armstrong ready to horse around at IPE

B.C.’s largest agricultural fair begins its 120th show Aug. 28