Community

Osoyoos model train attraction wins Tripadvisor award

Desert Model Railroad wins nod for Traveller’s Choice

 

Vancouver Island family overwhelmed with 14 Lab puppies

Litter may be one of the biggest ever

 

COVID crushes Vernon spelling bee buzz, teams needed for new fundraiser

Trivia night Sept. 22 can support local literacy

 

Lake Country grads help fellow youth with donation

George Elliot Secondary Grad Council 2020 donates $1,000 to Foundry Kelowna for youth, mental health

Keremeos children’s author aims to normalize disabilities with new book

Gus Gets Going tells the story of a boy who uses a wheelchair living life to the fullest

Summerland to form downtown neighbourhood plan task force

Stakeholders and residents will be on committee to determine future of downtown

Collaboration Benefits Communities: How working together leverages funding for the North Okanagan

When COVID-19 hit in mid-March and we all headed home to ponder…

  • Aug 17, 2020

Famous Yukon-based bhangra dancer brings movements of joy to Long Beach

Internet-famous dancer is exploring Vancouver Island, visiting the B.C. Legislature and more

Vernon trail gets new connection

Connection links the Coldstream Valley Estates and Boss Creek trail segments on Vernon Hill

  • Aug 3, 2020

Tributes aplenty for Vernon realtor, Rotarian

Dave DeShane died suddenly at age 55 on Tuesday, July 28

Small grant leads to stronger Vernon neighbourhoods

Coldstream resident wants to spread the word about the benefits of the Neighbourhood Small Grant

North Okanagan pair paddle for People Place

Kristin Postill and Brittney Page will stand-up paddle length of Kal Lake to raise funds

Armstrong Spallumcheen chamber supports Big Spend

Mark Friday, July 25 on your calendar as a day to go out and help support local businesses

Lumby organization honours club member

Monashee Toastmasters name Marena Legare Outstanding Toastmaster

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