Penticton Rotarian collecting eyeglasses for Myanmar
Penticton Rotarian Catherine Goheen has travelled around the world to deliver eyeglasses to those who can't afford it. Her next trip will be to Myanmar and is asking those who have glasses to donate to drop them off at Dr. Specs Optical. — image ...and more »
- Interior Health advising those at risk to get a flu shot - Summerland ...
Interior Health advises that the flu shot is a safe and effective way to help protect the public.and more »
- Interior Health advising those at risk to get a flu shot
“Influenza, which people often call the flu, is often incorrectly assumed to be any illness caused by a virus. It is sometimes confused with the common cold,” said Dr. Moliehi Khaketla, Medical Health Officer. “However, influenza is a serious infection ...and more »
- Osoyoos Times
Solid Coyote power play humiliates Summerland 5-1
Carter Shannon fires the puck on Summerland goalie Matthew Huber Friday night. Shannon didn't score this time, but he did get two goals and two assists and was named first star of the game. The Osoyoos Coyotes humiliated the division-leading Steam 5-1.
- Letter: Anticipating water shut-down in Summerland
Kelowna Capital News
Most people do not realize just how much water we consume each day, so let's look at about how much you will need to have on hand to survive the 'Great Summerland Water Shut Down' next March. Based on Okanagan Basin Water Board data the average ...
- EDITORIAL: Considering economic growth - Summerland Review
A task force assigned with examining Summerland's economy and coming up with recommendations will spend nearly two years on its task.and more »
- Cannabis treatment approved for Summerland child
A family in Summerland has received permission from Health Canada to acquire a cannabis oil treatment for their four-year-old daughter. — image credit: John Arendt Summerland Review. 0. by John Arendt - Summerland Review; Summerland posted Oct 19, ...
- Water will trickle during shutoff
The District of Summerland is cutting off all water to the community for three days next year to accomplish needed maintenance. — image credit: File photo. 0. by John Arendt - Summerland Review; Summerland posted Oct 19, 2016 at 4:00 PM. Summerland ...and more »
- Unlocked vehicles entered
Over the past week, police received calls about nine thefts from vehicles around the community. Items taken from the vehicles included cellular phones, a laptop computer, iPod music players, sunglasses, keys, wallets, credit cards, tools and electronic ...
- Funding available to support third refugee family
Doug Holmes, at centre, a member of the Summerland Refugee Sponsorship Group, receives a cheque for $756 from the Summerland Credit Union. Presenting the cheque is Bob Isaak of the Credit Union. The money was raised through the Credit Union's ...
- Fest-of-Ale donates to community organizations
Tyrion Miskell of the Agur Lake Camp Society in Summerland receives a $4,000 cheque from John Cruikshank, incoming president of the Okanagan Fest-of-Ale Society. The money was presented in Penticton on Oct. 13. The camp will use the money to finish ...
- Volunteers compiled cultural plan
Members of a task force spent more than a year assembling a cultural plan for the communty. Pictured from left are volunteers Dan Dinsmore, Susan Gibbs, Ellie Van Nie, Betty-Ann Xenis and John Bubb, who served on the Cultural Plan Task force. — image ...
- Two Summerland players on Posse roster
Two Summerland Minor Hockey players will don Princeton Posse jerseys this weekend. Dawson Jenner and Linden Gove will be playing for the Posse in Friday's game against the Summerland Steam. The game, at the Summerland Arena, will begin at 7:30 ...
- Cross-country runners take top spots
Summerland Secondary School's cross-country team had a successful race at Campbell Mountain in Penticton last week. Every runner showed a significant improvement. The team has 18 runners who have qualified for the Valley Championships at Telemark ...
- COLUMN: Lectures and concerts scheduled
We're coming up to another wonderfully busy period of time around here, arts and culturally speaking that is, which is great because it means that people who are looking for things to do will have quite a few options in the coming weeks — something ...
Summerland family earns narcotic exemption
SUMMERLAND – Four-year-old Kyla Williams of Summerland is a special needs child who suffers from seizures. Her grandparents have done something very few Canadians have managed to do before. They got an exemption from Canada's Controlled ...and more »
- Photos: Alice Cooper haunts Penticton
The veteran rock icon's live performances carry an almost mythical status in certain rock circles, and with good reason. The crowd was bombarded with constant entertainment as he brought his signature horror-filled style to the South Okanagan Events ...
- Psych evaluation for woman accused of setting Penticton townhouse fire
Penticton firefighters inspect the townhouse unit at Cascade Gardens on Penticton Avenue where a fire started the evening of Thursday, Oct. 13 that spread to affect four units. — image credit: Kristi Patton/Penticton Western News. 0 ...
- Penticton businesses recognized at Chamber's Excellence Awards
Diana Stirling was still in shock after receiving her award for Business Leader of the Year. On Saturday, she was one of 15 business owners who were recognized at the Penticton & Wine Country Chamber of Commerce 29th annual Business Excellence ...and more »
Okanagan Indian Band pays tribute to Prentice
Jim Prentice, former Indian affairs minister and Alberta premier, died in an airplane crash in Lake Country Thursday. — image credit: Photo submitted. 0. by Richard Rolke - Vernon Morning Star; North Okanagan posted Oct 16, 2016 at 7:00 AM— updated ...
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- Update: Penticton townhouse fire being called an arson
Update: A fire in the Cascade Gardens townhouse complex is being called an arson, according to Fire Cheif Larry Watkinson. "We have confirmation that the fire was set (deliberately)," Watkinson said. "We're now in the investigation phase and insurance ...and more »
- Vulcan Advocate
Appeal board denies Summerland development permit
The Subdivision and Development Appeal Board has denied the Hutterian Brethran of Summerland a development permit on land near Carmangay, overturning a decision of Vulcan County's Municipal Planning Commission (MPC). Much to the dismay of ...and more »
- Early South Okanagan border security
In the early 19th century there was no border control in the South Okanagan region. Through the Treaty of 1818, both the United States and Great Britain exercised joint occupancy and the right of entry into the area — until 1846, when the Canadian ...
- COLUMN: Councillors should complete terms
I have to get something off my chest that has been bugging me. It is a double standard that only occurs in politics. We accept it because it is presented as 'business as usual'. Let's imagine that you have a good job. You signed a four year contract ...
- MP role has changed for Albas
MP Dan Albas speaks to supporters following his victory at the last federal election on Oct. 19, 2015. Since that time, his role as an elected representative in Ottawa has changed. — image credit: Summerland Review file photo. 0 ...
- Library branch a finalist in building awards
The Summerland branch of the Okanagan Reginal Library is one of 28 finalists in the Eighth Annual Southern Interior Construction Association Commercial Building Awards. — image credit: John Arendt Summerland Review. 0 ...
- Summerlanders find reasons for gratitude
Another Thanksgiving weekend has come and gone for Canadians and while it has been traditionally a time to give thanks for the year's harvest, for many it is also a time to appreciate the many other blessings in their lives, like family, friends and ...
- Raffle to benefit steam railway
A raffle, to be held on Oct. 31, will raise money for maintenance work on the Kettle Valley Steam Railway's 1912 locomotive. A picture showing the locomotive and a 1912 Indian motorcycle will be raffled. Tickets are on sale at the RBC branch in Summerland.
- Steam end weekend with one win, one loss
The Summerland Steam played two games on the Thanksgiving weekend, winning on the road and then losing at home. Summerland 5 — Chase 2. In a come-from-behind victory, the Steam defeated the Chase Heat 5-2 on Friday evening. The Heat, playing ...
- Funding announced for community projects
At the Union of B.C. Municipalities convention in Victoria last week, Summerland council was told funding had been approved for an upgrade project at Summerland's sewage treatment plant. The upgrade project is a grit removal and filtration bed system ...and more »
- Contenders to return during annual fall tour
Gary Fjellgaard, left, and Valdy, who perform together as the Contenders, will be in Summerland in early November during their annual fall tour. — image credit: Photo submitted. 0. by Staff Writer - Summerland Review; Summerland posted Oct 12, 2016 at ...
- Summerland runners excel in race
High school runners from around the South Okanagan competed in a cross-country race in Summerland last Wednesday. In the Junior Boys category, Summerland runners took the top four spots. — image credit: Photo submitted. 0 ...and more »
- Design chosen in skatepark contest
Brock Warr, left, and Jon Alexander congratulate Erin Toews, winner of the Summerland Skatepark Committee's design contest. — image credit: Photo submitted. 0. by Staff Writer - Summerland Review; Summerland posted Oct 12, 2016 at 12:00 PM.
- Summerland has high-tech secret - Penticton Western News
Pentiction Western News
Summerland already has access to the high-speed pipeline that was announced for Penticton.and more »
- Summerland has high-tech secret
Pentiction Western News
Telus is spending $26 million to bring very high-speed fibre Internet access to Penticton, Naramata and West Bench. — image credit: Courtesy Telus. An announcement that Penticton, Naramata and West Bench will be getting access to ultra high-speed ...and more »
- Penticton Mountie attributes diet to saving his life from cancer
Cpl. Dan Moskaluk and his wife Sheanne say they have their health back after switching to a whole-food, plant-based diet. Dan was battling stage four kidney cancer and has regained his health back. (Inset in story) A photo of Cpl. Moskaluk and his wife ...and more »
- Sweet run for area athletes in Summerland
Pentiction Western News
THE SUMMERLAND SWEETS 7.4-kilometre run was won by Vernon's Braden Kersey, while Blind Bay's Chantel Jeffrey was the female winner. The Tri-Power 3.2-k run was won by Vernon's Mitchell Bond and Summerland's Tayla Ingram. The races attracted ...
- Public sessions planned before water shutdown
The municipality will hold public information sessions before a scheduled water system shutdown in March. The three-day water system shutdown will begin March 3, 2017 at 7 p.m. and end by March 6 at 7 a.m.. “The work absolutely has to be done,” said ...
- Fire department preparing for dry spring weekend
While Summerland will be without water for three days in March, the fire department will be able to fight fires in the community during that time. The water outage is planned to begin March 3, 2017, beginning at 7 p.m. It is scheduled to end by 7 a.m ...
- Cultural plan presented
Members of Summerland's Cultural Plan Task Force presented the plan on Saturday. The plan, a glossy 44-page document, is the result of more than a year of meetings, open houses and discussions with the public. From left are Director of Development ...
- Bears seen on Dale Meadows property
A mother bear and three cubs were seen near a home on Dale Meadows Road on Sunday. — image credit: Photo submitted. 0. Tweet. by John Arendt - Summerland Review; Summerland posted Oct 5, 2016 at 12:00 PM. As the temperature cools, bears ...
- Scarecrow project
Rosa King, 102 years old and a resident of Prairie Valley Lodge, worked to stuff the scarecrow's arms and legs for the facility's fall display. Residents spent several days in late September making the scarecrows and decorating Prairie Valley Lodge for ...
- Family adopts twins from African orphanage
Members of the Mahon family celebrated Canada Day this year. From left in back are, Stefan, four-year-old Leo, Kayt and eight-year-old Asia. In front are five-year-old Savannah and four-year-old Grace. — image credit: Photo submitted. 0 ...
- COLUMN: Many groups contribute to arts scene
Another month has flown by and, although I swear it was September just yesterday, we're already well on our way to the middle of October now. I don't know about anyone else, but it's been a great fall so far. Lots of fun things to see and do and lots ...and more »
- COLUMN: In praise of winemaking excellence
There was a time, not too many years ago, when the Okanagan Valley evoked images of orchards and fresh, juicy fruit ripening on the trees. While the orchard industry is still a part of this valley, the image of the Okanagan has evolved to include ...and more »
- Summerland wineries win awards
The awards were held in Kelowna on Thursday evening, during the Okanagan Fall Wine Festival. This year, a total of 624 wines from more than 90 British Columbia wineries were entered in the wine awards. Evolve Cellars received gold for its 2015 Pinot ...
- Pet blessing
Armand Houle, minister at Summerland United Church, says a prayer for Abigail, a four-week-old kitten. Holding Abigail is Lindsay Jones, 10 years old. The pet blessing service was held in Memorial Park on Saturday morning, as a way to acknowledge the ...
- Passing through
In July 1858, prominent Oregon citizen, General Joel Palmer (1810-1881) recognized the potential for sales of supplies to the gold miners at the Cariboo Gold Fields (Barkerville). He organized and led a party of more than 100 men, 20 wagons and 75 pack ...
- COLUMN: October in the Okanagan
October is my favourite time of the year. Although I am sad that summer and the warm weather are fading fast, I look forward to Thanksgiving and all that the holiday brings. My family will be packing up our campers, trailers or tents and heading to a ...
- Steam win two, lose one
Jeremy Hite of the Summerland Steam Junior B hockey team works the puck along the boards in a game against the North Okanagan Knights on Tuesday evening. The game ended in a 4-2 win for the Steam. — image credit: John Arendt Summerland Review.