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Summerland orchardist Keith Carlson prunes cherry trees in his orchard. Carlson

Cherry grower receives award of merit

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

Summerland orchardist Keith Carlson prunes cherry trees in his orchard. Carlson

Grant received for bully-free project

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

Black bears are awakening from their winter sleep and will be searching for food in the coming weeks. To avoid attracting bears

How not to attract hungry bears

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

Black bears are awakening from their winter sleep and will be searching for food in the coming weeks. To avoid attracting bears

Parents protest selection method

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

The Summerland Bully Free Organization held a rally on Main Street Friday morning.  Students and teachers

1,200 attend anti-bullying rally

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

The Summerland Bully Free Organization held a rally on Main Street Friday morning.  Students and teachers

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.

Close to 200 attended the funeral of Alfredo Bonaldi at Holy Child Catholic Church on Saturday. Here friends offer condolences to family members after the service.

Church filled for Bonaldi funeral

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

Close to 200 attended the funeral of Alfredo Bonaldi at Holy Child Catholic Church on Saturday. Here friends offer condolences to family members after the service.

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.

The front of The Source electronic store in Summerland took heavy damage in a weekend burglary. Thieves used a truck to break through the glass and steel reinforcement before grabbing about $10

Electronics stolen in weekend break-in

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

The front of The Source electronic store in Summerland took heavy damage in a weekend burglary. Thieves used a truck to break through the glass and steel reinforcement before grabbing about $10

Family seeks facts about incident

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

Summerland connections The new 76th annual report of the Okanagan Historical Society has a number of Summerland connections. Besides articles about Summerland

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.

Summerland connections The new 76th annual report of the Okanagan Historical Society has a number of Summerland connections. Besides articles about Summerland

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.