Summerland Staff

FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS                                The annual Summerland Festival of Lights marks the start to the festive season in Summerland. The event is expected to draw between 12,000 and 14,000 people.                                (Summerland Review file photo)

Summerland Festival of Lights will have entertainment on three stages

Organizers anticipate 12,000 to 14,000 people to attend event to launch festive season

FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS                                The annual Summerland Festival of Lights marks the start to the festive season in Summerland. The event is expected to draw between 12,000 and 14,000 people.                                (Summerland Review file photo)
Summerland receives award for water system

Summerland receives award for water system

Community has taken measures to provide safe, ample water supply

Summerland receives award for water system
In this April 11, 2011 photo, Grover is posed on the set of ‘Sesame Street’ in New York. The popular children’s TV series is celebrating their 50th season. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

QUIZ: Do you know the way to Sesame Street?

The iconic children’s television show first aired 50 years ago

In this April 11, 2011 photo, Grover is posed on the set of ‘Sesame Street’ in New York. The popular children’s TV series is celebrating their 50th season. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
COLLEGE DAYS                                In 1909, Ritchie Hall, at the right in this picture, was one of two Okanagan College student residences. The house on the left was owned by Dr. James and Gertrude Angwin. They moved to Summerland in 1907 from Nova Scotia.The Angwin house can still be seen on Giant’s Head Road.                                (Photo courtesy of the Summerland Museum)

Ritchie Hall was student residence in Summerland

Building destroyed by fire in 1941

COLLEGE DAYS                                In 1909, Ritchie Hall, at the right in this picture, was one of two Okanagan College student residences. The house on the left was owned by Dr. James and Gertrude Angwin. They moved to Summerland in 1907 from Nova Scotia.The Angwin house can still be seen on Giant’s Head Road.                                (Photo courtesy of the Summerland Museum)
Summerland Credit Union funds eight Remembrance banners

Summerland Credit Union funds eight Remembrance banners

Banner project honours Summerland’s fallen soldiers

Summerland Credit Union funds eight Remembrance banners
Survivorship Dragon Boat Team receives $1,000 cheque

Survivorship Dragon Boat Team receives $1,000 cheque

Walmart provides support to team of breast cancer survivors

Survivorship Dragon Boat Team receives $1,000 cheque
PET OF THE WEEK: Bannock and Poutine are large dogs in search of homes

PET OF THE WEEK: Bannock and Poutine are large dogs in search of homes

Well-mannered dogs at Critteraid in Summerland will need large yards

PET OF THE WEEK: Bannock and Poutine are large dogs in search of homes
LUMBER TOWN                                Mineola, a pioneer lumber town in Meadow Valley, was founded in 1904. The lumber mill was in full operation between 1910 and 1923. The mill owner was John Wesley Wheeler (1870-1928.) In 1924, the town virtually disappeared. Some houses and buildings were moved into Summerland. A former Mineola warehouse still exists near the intersection of Victoria Road and Jones Flat Road.                                (Photo courtesy of the Summerland Museum)

Former community of Mineola had a lumber mill

Community near Meadow Valley existed until 1924, but some buildings were moved into Summerland

LUMBER TOWN                                Mineola, a pioneer lumber town in Meadow Valley, was founded in 1904. The lumber mill was in full operation between 1910 and 1923. The mill owner was John Wesley Wheeler (1870-1928.) In 1924, the town virtually disappeared. Some houses and buildings were moved into Summerland. A former Mineola warehouse still exists near the intersection of Victoria Road and Jones Flat Road.                                (Photo courtesy of the Summerland Museum)
Talk will feature history of Summerland bank building

Talk will feature history of Summerland bank building

Bank of Montreal building on Main Street was opened in 1917 and served Summerland 101 years

Talk will feature history of Summerland bank building
Summerland displays banners for Remembrance Day

Summerland displays banners for Remembrance Day

Summerland’s Remembrance banners have been installed around the community. The site for…

Summerland displays banners for Remembrance Day
Festival of Lights has been popular Summerland tradition

Festival of Lights has been popular Summerland tradition

Launch of festive season started more than three decades ago

Festival of Lights has been popular Summerland tradition
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QUIZ: How much do you really know about Halloween?

There’s a lot more to this night of frights than ghosts, pumpkins and candy

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Pinnacles soccer club receives $1,000 donation

Pinnacles soccer club receives $1,000 donation

Summerland store designated team to receive donation from Mondelēz Canada and Christie Biscuits

Pinnacles soccer club receives $1,000 donation
More than 175 guests took a ride in June on the second annual Grand Sommelier Express. Photo courtesy Darren Hull

Wine train returns to Summerland

Bottleneck Drive to host Grand Sommelier Express in June, 2020

More than 175 guests took a ride in June on the second annual Grand Sommelier Express. Photo courtesy Darren Hull
Radon test kits will be distributed in Summerland

Radon test kits will be distributed in Summerland

Kits will provide information about levels of radon in homes

Radon test kits will be distributed in Summerland
Brown was member of Summerland’s first council

Brown was member of Summerland’s first council

Early council members wanted October celebration to honour Shaughnessy’s visit

Brown was member of Summerland’s first council
Summerland discussion will focus on cannabis

Summerland discussion will focus on cannabis

Event on Oct. 29 will examine cannabis and medicine

Summerland discussion will focus on cannabis
Summerland Refugee Sponsorship Group receives UN recognition

Summerland Refugee Sponsorship Group receives UN recognition

Organization has brought three families to the community

Summerland Refugee Sponsorship Group receives UN recognition
Summerland Ladies Club wraps up golf season

Summerland Ladies Club wraps up golf season

New executive selected for 2020 season

Summerland Ladies Club wraps up golf season
HALLOWEEN MUSICAL                                A spooky Halloween concert will be held at the Summerland Community Arts Centre on Friday, Oct. 25.                                (Photo submitted)

Halloween musical creeps onto the Summerland Community Arts Centre stage

Tracy Fehr and the Voice Studio Singers perform on Oct. 25.

HALLOWEEN MUSICAL                                A spooky Halloween concert will be held at the Summerland Community Arts Centre on Friday, Oct. 25.                                (Photo submitted)