Community

Light displays awarded in Trout Creek

Summerland neighbourhood holds contest for second consecutive year

  • Jan 7th, 2018

What’s happening

Find out what is taking place in your community this weekend, with Anna Zeitner

  • Jan 5th, 2018

Renovations to save on low-income heating bills

Some units at the Columbus Park social housing in Penticton have seen $350 bills for a month

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Orcas near Sechelt, B.C.
Victoria Health Show
Hitched: fashion show
Hitched: fashion show

Scotties curling fans in Penticton will have shot at new vehicle

Curling fans will be given the opportunity to get behind the wheel of a 2018 Ford Escape

Winter driving

Snowy roads have long presented challenges for motorists in and around Summerland

  • Jan 4th, 2018

Bluebird days on Apex Mountain

Check out what skiers are excited for on Apex Mountain near Penticton

Small businesses recognized in the Okanagan-Shuswap

Valley First recognizes local businesses in the 2017 Fan Choice Awards

  • Jan 3rd, 2018

Dilworth rink ready for action

Kelowna residents eager for pond hockey can hit the Dilworth Mountain rink once again

Frozen lake

In 1916, ice on Okanagan Lake caused problems for boats

  • Dec 28th, 2017

Part III: Saving an Indigenous language by teaching adults and creating an app

A multimedia series with videos and photos from a community Sm’algyax class on B.C.’s North Coast

The excruciating Season of Expectation

When the right time came, God sent His Son… A Saviour had been promised to God’s people for centuries

  • Dec 25th, 2017

Lights of Christmas

It’s easy to get enamoured by the diversity of lights and forget where this tradition came from

  • Dec 25th, 2017

Why are you here?

Let us choose to allow Jesus to reflect His love through us before those we encounter in our lives

  • Dec 25th, 2017

An extraordinary Christmas vision

We celebrate and remember Jesus’ birth because of his life and what he means to us

  • Dec 25th, 2017

‘Twas the night before Christmas

Happy Holidays from Santa Claus and Black Press

Sweet Sicamous! Family makes gingerbread model of historic Penticton ship

With an estimated 10 hours left on the project, one of the creators says it’s nearly done

OK Valley getting big chill for Christmas

Get your firewood while the stores are open — you’ll probably need it

The truth about Santa Claus

There is a lot of fascinating information about St. Nicholas

  • Dec 24th, 2017

B.C. student pleads for blood donors to step up

During the holiday season, Canadian Blood Services is begging for platelet and blood donations.

  • Dec 23rd, 2017

Asking kids: What do you want for Christmas?

From changes to smoking laws, to peace on earth, seven-year-olds tell us what they want from Santa