Year: 2011

Students collect trees for chipping
Several communities in the Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen are collecting clean natural Christmas trees for chipping.

Wire Service / December 27, 2011

Perrino chair of hospital board
Summerland Mayor Janice Perrino is the new chair of the Okanagan-Similkameen Regional Hospital Board.

Barbara Manning Grimm / December 27, 2011

Recuperating cat gets new home
A cat who was found injured beside a highway and patched up by a Summerland veterinarian has found a new home.

Barbara Manning Grimm / December 27, 2011

Students learn robotics
Summerland Secondary School students are learning about robotics through an extracurricular program this year.

John Arendt / December 27, 2011

School trustees get their assignments
Summerland school trustees Linda Van Alphen and Linda Beaven have their work cut out for them in the coming year.

Barbara Manning Grimm / December 27, 2011

Reviewing operations
The Municipality of Summerland is reviewing operations.

John Arendt / December 27, 2011

Captured cow at Summerland sanctuary
A young cow which survived alone for nine months in a Surrey Park is now living at Critteraid’s animal sanctuary in Summerland.

Barbara Manning Grimm / December 27, 2011

Skills, trades taught in Africa
Mercy Tech Mission has made two trips to Africa in 2011, and is planning a third trip for 2012.

Wire Service / December 27, 2011

Council considers changes
Mayor Janice Perrino proposes examination of municipality’s operations

John Arendt / December 27, 2011

Scams make rounds
Offers of quick and easy cash continue to circulate and police issue warnings.

John Arendt / December 27, 2011

ALICE BERTHA KILLICK
Alice Bertha Killick passed away December 22, 2011. A Celebration of Alice’s…

Wire Service / December 22, 2011

Students raise money for medical expenses
Fundraising initiatives by students at Summerland Secondary School raised close to $2,000 to help a graduate with medical expenses.

John Arendt / December 21, 2011

Acting principal appointed
Nancy Lomax has been appointed acting principal of Giant’s Head Elementary school in Summerland.

Wire Service / December 21, 2011