Life

Touching on a taboo subject

Despite the name, the death café coming to South Okanagan is not supposed to be a gloomy gathering

Band to bring Mexican sounds to valley

The sounds of Mexico will fill the air as a mariachi band returns to Summerland for an annual spring concert.

Black Press papers up for Ma Murray awards

The awards honour community newspaper excellence across B.C.

Orchestra brings back Sohn for Colours of Russia

The Okanagan Symphony Orchestra is bringing four time award winning Minsoo Sohn.

Oops, our bad: ‘Moonlight’ really won in major mess-up

The cast of 'La La Land' had almost finished their acceptance speech before the mistake was caught

VIDEO: Canadian Oscar hopefuls include Ryan Gosling, Arrival

Academy Awards on Sunday feature several Canuck contenders

Canadians happy without the penny, but not ready to say goodbye to the nickel: poll

A new survey suggests most British Columbians also agree with the end of the one-cent coin.

Penticton actor talks role in Riverdale

Reading Archie comics as a kid, there's no way Cody Kearnsley could know he would be taking on one of the characters.

Black Press offers a $20,000 prize giveaway to celebrate Canada 150

Enter for a chance to win prizes including a trip for two to one of six Canadian destinations.

  • Feb 22nd, 2017

7 Earth-size worlds found orbiting star; could hold life

This cluster of planets is 40 light-years away in the constellation Aquarius

Meadow Valley ski hill

At one point Summerland could boast that it had the first ski hill — and the first (and longest) ski tow in the Okanagan Valley.

Baking Club

The Summerland Baking Club celebrated all things French at their recent potluck, hosted by Summerland Waterfront Resort.

New courses offered for Summer Arts Program

Instructors are now being contacted for the Summer Arts Program sponsored by the Summerland Community Arts Council.

New brewery opens

Nathan Rosin of Detonate Brewing shows the first beers from the new brewery.

Angus Place donation

Barry Neary, in memory of his mother, Brenda Chesney, presented a donation of $10,000 to Parkdale Place Housing Society.

Archaeologist to speak during Heritage Week

Okanagan archaeologist Brenda Gould will give a talk on Okanagan-Similkameen First Nations History.

McIntosh served in municipal planning role

Ian McIntosh feels much lighter these days, since retiring from his position as director of development services.

Queen Elizabeth II marks record 65 years on throne

The palace says the 90-year-old queen will spend the day quietly at her Sandringham estate in eastern England.

Some Super Bowl ads struck the wrong tone

Advertisers had to tread carefully this year in a divisive political climate.

Filmmaker to attend screening of Mixed Match

The documentary explores the struggles of mixed-race blood cancer patients forced to reflect on their multi-cultural identity

  • Feb 5th, 2017