Penticton’s Remy Combet

Young artists continue search for Ogopogo

Okanagan children between the ages of one and 12 can submit their visions of the mythical sea serpent who lives in Okanagan Lake.

  • Oct. 4, 2015 10:00 a.m.

Each year, the Ogopogo Foundation and its supporters hold the Ogopogo Art Contest, where Okanagan children between the ages of one and 12 can submit their visions of the mythical sea serpent who lives in Okanagan Lake.

After evaluating  more than 100 artworks submitted by local youth, the Ogopogo Art Contest jury have selected this year’s winners.

Together with a parent the winning artists joined the Ogopogo Foundation team for a boat trip and search for the Ogopogo in Okanagan Lake Sept. 12

This year’s artists in the one-to six age category included:

– Martina Matysiak (first place), Vernon

– Leilani Sears (second), Penticton

– Sienna Heddle (third), Oyama

– Wyatt Allingham (fourth), Oyama

– Grace Krausar (fifth), Oyama

– Danika Ann Buse (sixth), Oyama.

In the seven-to-12 age category were:

– Remy Combet (first place), Penticton

– Hannah Musgrave (second), Penticton

– Maia Matysiak (third), Vernon

– Madeline Carlson (fourth), Penticton

Elizabeth Pickles (fifth), Penticton

– Julia Matysiak (sixth), Vernon.

 

Just Posted

North Okanagan explores compost options

Organic waste from ICI amounts to about 60 per cent of all organics waste seen in the landfill

Civic Sounds line-up unveiled

Free, outdoor concert series continues at Civic Plaza this summer

Multiple black bear sightings in residential area near Armstrong elementary

Pictures of the bear have been posted on the Armstrong Community Forum frequently

Vernon RCMP Appreciation Day campaign going national

Committee has such great support in B.C. they’ve decided to take it across Canada

UPDATE: Victim identified in fatal Vernon crash

Family thanks emergency crews for assistance in traumatic incident

Kelowna toddler suffers cracked skull after fall from balcony

Neighbour who found the two-year-old boy said he has a bump the size of a golf ball on his head

Black bear spotted near Salmon Arm elementary school

The bear was sighted at around 4 p.m. after school was out

RCMP probe if teen was intentionally hit with ski pole by mystery skier on B.C. mountain

The incident happened on March 20 on Grouse Mountain. Police are urging witnesses to come forward

Pipeline protester chimes in on Justin Trudeau’s B.C. fundraising speech

The government purchased the Trans Mountain pipeline and expansion project for $4.5 billion

Baby boom seniors putting pressure on B.C. long-term care: report

B.C. leads Canada in growth of dementia, dependence on care

UPDATED: B.C. man says he’ll take People’s Party lawsuit as far as he can

Federal judge shut down Satinder Dhillon’s ‘nonsensical’ motion to bar use of PPC name in byelection

Canada stripping citizenship from Chinese man over alleged marriage fraud

The move comes amid severely strained relations between Ottawa and Beijing

Nevada court orders former Vancouver man to pay back $21.7M to investors

The commission says Michael Lathigee committed fraud over a decade ago

Most Read