Carla McLeod

For Joanne Malar and her family

Malar competed in Olympics

Recently, someone described Joanne Malar as being “the most positive person you could ever meet.”

For Joanne Malar and her family
Now retired from his role as director of development services for the municipality

McIntosh served in municipal planning role

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

Now retired from his role as director of development services for the municipality
Diane Pew canvasses for the Heart and Stroke Foundation. This is her 18th year as a volunteer canvasser.

Volunteers canvassing for heart month

February is heart month for the Heart and Stroke Foundation and volunteers will be canvassing across Canada.

Diane Pew canvasses for the Heart and Stroke Foundation. This is her 18th year as a volunteer canvasser.
Since 2008

Fofonoff takes dramatic roles on stage

If you are hiking up Giants Head Mountain and come across a fellow orating to the natural world around him, don’t be alarmed.

Since 2008
The Welechenko family opened their home for Christmas dinner during the NeighbourLink Christmas Match-Up. Pictured are from left

Giving the gift of hospitality

This past Christmas, the Welechenko family took part in the the NeighbourLink Christmas Match-Up initiative for the second year in a row.

The Welechenko family opened their home for Christmas dinner during the NeighbourLink Christmas Match-Up. Pictured are from left

VIDEO: Swimmers take icy plunge to start new year

It was a cold start to 2017 as around 75 people participated in the 32nd annual Polar Bear Dip.

Cpl. Bruce Haley has retired from policing work after 36 years with the RCMP.

Haley retires after 36 years with RCMP

Cpl. Bruce Haley is officially retiring from the RCMP after 36 years of service.

Cpl. Bruce Haley has retired from policing work after 36 years with the RCMP.
Rosa King reflects on the many memories from her life. Her 103rd birthday is on Dec. 26.

King to celebrate 103rd birthday

Rosa King has been told that she is the oldest woman living in Summerland and she very well may be. On Dec 26, King will be 103 years old.

Rosa King reflects on the many memories from her life. Her 103rd birthday is on Dec. 26.
Cindee Melashenko

Volunteers provide dental care in Belize

A local dental team of three recently travelled to Belize to provide volunteer dental care to people living there.

Cindee Melashenko
John Topham was at the Summerland Community Arts Centre last week to hang a panel of the frieze that use to adorn the old Arts Centre

Frieze installation

John Topham hangs a panel of the frieze at the new Summerland Community Arts Centre location.

John Topham was at the Summerland Community Arts Centre last week to hang a panel of the frieze that use to adorn the old Arts Centre
Elaine Watts

Display a present for community

Big and loud were Sophia Zang’s first thoughts when thinking of a way to attract people to the Arts Centre at its new location.

Elaine Watts
Members of the Summerland Art Club pose with several of the new pieces they have painted for the nativity scene

Summerland Art Club preparing for holiday season

The Summerland Art Club has a long history in Summerland.

Members of the Summerland Art Club pose with several of the new pieces they have painted for the nativity scene
Veteran Dick Norris sits with memories from his time serving in the Royal Marines during the Second World War.

Summerland veteran recalls days of war and peace

Remembrance Day is not a celebration, but rather a time to remember the horrors and human cost of war.

Veteran Dick Norris sits with memories from his time serving in the Royal Marines during the Second World War.
Members of a task force spent more than a year assembling a cultural plan for the communty. Pictured from left are volunteers Dan Dinsmore

Volunteers compiled cultural plan

The news that Summerland now has an official Cultural Plan has been well publicized.

Members of a task force spent more than a year assembling a cultural plan for the communty. Pictured from left are volunteers Dan Dinsmore

Summerlanders find reasons for gratitude

For many, Thanksgiving is a time to appreciate the many other blessings in their lives.

Members of the Mahon family celebrated Canada Day this year. From left in back are

Family adopts twins from African orphanage

The adoption process proved to be a long journey for the Mahons, one that tested them emotionally, spiritually and financially.

Members of the Mahon family celebrated Canada Day this year. From left in back are

Escaping an abusive relationship

A Summerland woman has agreed to share her story of how she broke free from a 24-year abusive relationship.

Jim Mckelvey shows one of the many cars he has restored over the years. According to his calculations

Mckelvey has passion for restoring old cars

Jim Mckelvey says his pastime of restoring cars has not only kept him sane, but has given him something to work on and to be proud of.

Jim Mckelvey shows one of the many cars he has restored over the years. According to his calculations
Campbell Ryga returned home to play to a sold out crowd at Centre Stage on Saturday evening.

Jazz concert

Campbell Ryga returned home to play to a sold out crowd at Centre Stage on Saturday evening.

Campbell Ryga returned home to play to a sold out crowd at Centre Stage on Saturday evening.
Rob King shows some of the numerous medals he has won as a swimmer. Now 92

King earns medals for swimming

Rob King is known for being a great swimmer who competes each year in the B.C. Senior Games.

Rob King shows some of the numerous medals he has won as a swimmer. Now 92