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93 to graduate from Summerland Secondary School

Class is school’s smallest in at least six years

Workshop provides introduction to permaculture

Agricultural method designed to work with nature

  • Jun 22nd, 2017

Aboriginal Day celebrated

For the second year in a row Aboriginal Day was celebrated inside…

Memorial service held for McGoran

Jeremy McGoran, who took his own life earlier this month, was remembered through a pair of events

Coffee for sandbag crews in Kelowna

Local residents and Starbucks give coffee to the hardworking forestry crews.

Ice cream treats for hard working crew

A thankful Kelowna resident delivers ice cream bars to forestry crews removing sandbags.

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Winery association rebrands itself with new name

Similkameen Independent Winegrowers is now the face of the industry in the Similkameen Valley

  • Jun 18th, 2017

Aboriginal Day celebrated in the community

Two of the Okanagan’s prestigious art schools are partnering to celebrate indigenous culture

Canada 150 project focuses on black cottonwoods

The tree, at risk of endangerment, is culturally significant for Okanagan’s indigenous community

What’s happening: with Anna Zeitner

Check out what’s going on in the Okanagan-Shuswap this weekend.

  • Jun 16th, 2017

Iconic Penticton sign getting a makeover

Next week’s new paint job will be the sign’s first in around half a decade

Wanted: hangman. No previous experienced required

It’s much closer to the way justice was served in British Columbia than you might think!

  • Jun 16th, 2017

Bee houses

Students have been selling bee houses and presenting information about pollinators

  • Jun 14th, 2017

The sounds of bluegrass

Bluegrass musicians gathered in Summerland on the weekend

  • Jun 14th, 2017

Lobster dinner fundraiser held

St. Stephen’s Anglican Church held a lobster fundraising dinner and auction on Saturday evening

Ceremony to mark summer solstice

A gathering will take place at the ‘Pen Henge’ standing stone array on Munson Mountain in Penticton

  • Jun 14th, 2017

New online directory for community services launches in B.C.

The new website, bc211.ca, offers help on employment, mental health, housing and more

  • Jun 14th, 2017

Healing power of art comes to the hospital

Exhibition of local artists’ works will be held June 14 at the Penticton Regional Hospital

  • Jun 13th, 2017

Walk in Her Shoes launch event doubles last year’s fundraising

The Earls Walks For You event hit over $8,700 in funds raised through tickets, auctions and draws