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Cherry grower receives award of merit

Summerland orchardist Keith Carlson has received an award of merit from the B.C. Fruit Growers’ Association.

Grant received for bully-free project

The District of Summerland will receive a $14,500 provincial grant to combat bullying.

How not to attract hungry bears

Black bears are starting to wake up from winter hibernation and will soon be moving through Summerland.

Parents protest selection method

A delegation of about 20 parents, most from Summerland, attended the meeting of the school board.

1,200 attend anti-bullying rally

Summerland is getting a reputation as a community that doesn’t stand for bullying.

Early French immersion class planned

A new early French immersion program in the Okanagan Skaha School District would likely begin with one class in Summerland.

Police Report

Weekly round-up of police reports for the District of Summerland.

Close one for Steam

Steam chased Grizzlies but stayed down one point in game at Revelstoke

Flu vaccines recommended

It’s still worth getting a flu shot even though the height of the current flu season has passed.

Baseball academy proposed

Plans are moving ahead for establishment of an academy for young athletes at the Glenfir school site in Summerland.

Fruit growers to choose new executive

Orchardists will have plenty to talk about when they attend the 124th annual convention of the B.C. Fruit Growers’ Association next month.

Changes to come at Seniors Village

Management of Summerland Seniors Village is changing the way it keeps track of residents and their care.

Church filled for Bonaldi funeral

Family and friends filled Holy Child Catholic Church in Summerland on Saturday for the funeral of Alfredo Bonaldi.

Owner of seniors’ home disputes news coverage

The company that owns Summerland Seniors Village has taken issue with news coverage related to Alfredo and Maria Luisa Bonaldi.

Coroner investigates senior’s death

The B.C. coroner’s service is investigating the case of Alfredo Bonaldi, 91, who died last Friday.

Electronics stolen in weekend break-in

Thieves stole $10,000 worth of electronics from The Source store in Summerland on the weekend.

Family seeks facts about incident

A Summerland family wants to know why their 91-year-old father almost died in a seniors home.

South Okanagan featured in historical report

History buffs will find plenty of good reading in the Okanagan Historical Society’s 76th Annual Report published this fall.

Fewer jobs coming to research station

Fewer jobs than anticipated will be coming to Summerland research station from an agriculture research centre on Vancouver Island.

Orchards win top apple prizes

Summerland apples captured top spots in this year’s National Apple Competition at the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair.