Community

Summerland Blossom Youth Ambassador Program to hold coronation

Event will be held by video as a result of COVID-19 precautions

 

Inside the undefined world of a Rainbow Family gathering in B.C.

Celebrations are underway to mark the annual gathering of the controversial Rainbow Family of Living Light

 

96-year-old woman scales B.C. butte with help of family, friends

‘I did as I was told and I enjoyed every minute of it’

 

Bench plaque recognizes former Summerland firefighter

Volunteers with fire department set up plaque in honour of Richard Estabrooks

Summerland resident marks 105th birthday

Ellie Pattison, a resident of Summerland Seniors Village, celebrated her birthday on June 24

Vernon mayor pens Father’s Day message

“There are no two ways about it, these last few months have been hard,” said Mayor Victor Cumming

Seaton grads turn tassel amid COVID-19 in Vernon

Graduating Class of 2020 crosses stage in a ‘drive-thru’ fashion to maintain physical distancing

Photoshopped grad photo maintains Vernon class tradition

Vernon Secondary School’s Class of 2020 will have a unique class portrait amid COVID-19

Community Champion: Hugh Carter celebrates teamwork in volunteering

It was 1957 when Hugh Carter arrived from the Caribbean to pursue…

  • Jun 18, 2020

Summerland youth centre reopening with COVID-19 precautions

Physical distancing, maximum capacity figures outlined as Harold Simpson Memorial Youth Centre opens

Help is here for charities serving vulnerable populations

Community Foundation distributing Emergency Community Support Fund for North Okanagan charities

  • Jun 16, 2020

VIDEO: Tool bag donated to young lineman in memory of Summerland foreman

Derek Chudyk of Summerland Power had wanted his tool bag to be given to a starting electrical worker

VIDEO: Summerland Chamber presents Business and Community Excellence Awards

Awards presented to business and community leaders

Summerland couple wins Lotto Max

Robert Bitte and Leah Schmidt claimed prize of more than $1 million in May 1 draw

Helping our Hometown Heroes

With your tickets, you could win big – and give back

  • Jun 8, 2020

Vernon distillery re-purposes local brewery’s leftovers for COVID-19 sanitizer

Okanagan Spirits and Springs team up to transform beer into ‘much needed’ hand sanitizer

WATCH: Vernon dealership donates 200 face shields amid COVID-19

Watkin Motors Ford delivered PPE amid COVID-19 to North Okanagan organizations

Haircuts for Good asking for donations through home haircuts

Donations can go to food banks or health-care foundations of your choice

Armstrong girl’s plant sale destroyed

Proceeds from the plant sale were to go to girl’s dream trip to Disneyland

Our history in photographs

Check out this old photo from 1940 showcasing the front exterior of…

  • Apr 16, 2020