Community

Vernon woman scores spectacular lightning strike photo

Michelle Gregoire heard thunder rumble, grabbed her iPhone, and snapped stunning picture

Vernon man named 2018 OPP Veteran of the Year

After a successful career with the OPP, Andrew Maksymchuk returned to B.C. to retire in Vernon

Artisans wanted for annual Enderby Festival

The Enderby Arts Festival Artisan Market slated to take place Saturday July 27

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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

Bug Guys are back

The popular show is returning to the Greater Vernon Museum and Archives Saturday, July 27 and Saturday, August 24

Summerland thrift store has received odd donations and generous tips

Store volunteers recall unusual items and grateful customers

Vernon athletes ride to conquer cancer

Three local fundraisers have been organized in support of the team’s fundraising efforts

SOWINS raises more than $50,000 in walk

Penticton’s Walk to End Abuse was held in early June

Restoration business focuses on compassionate service

ABK Restoration provides service following disaster

Vernon Champion celebrated for compassion and caretaking

“I try to help newcomers from the Philippines adjust to the lifestyle here and work together to get involved with the community”

Coldstream cook to make Thanksgiving dinner in Italy

Simon Dufresne wins Okanagan College culinary arts cook-off event

Summerland street banner designs shown

Five artists will have their banner designs displayed around the community

Donors to Summerland Centre Stage Theatre will be recognized

Names of community donors are no longer displayed at facility

North Okanagan residents encouraged to take community survey

The Community Foundation of the North Okanagan is participating in a province-wide survey to learn more about its residents

Vernon, North Okanagan teachers, worker finalists for Premier’s Awards

Three teachers and a Indigenous education worker nominated for Excellence in Eduaction awards

Vernon-raised duo stand up for Kidsport

Kristin Postill and Brittney Page will be stand up paddleboarding the length of Kalamalka Lake to raise money for the Okanagan KidSport chapters

Event paired wines and steam train in Summerland

Grand Sommelier Express was organized by Summerland’s Bottleneck Drive

Summerland Health Care Auxiliary has a long history

For 110 years, the auxiliary has raised funds for health care needs

UPDATE: Popular Vernon swimming hole open

Vandalism delayed initial Peanut Pool scheduled opening of June 28

Summerland Legion organized Canada Day celebrations

Hundreds attend festivities in Memorial Park on July 1