Life

Lumby man revisits 50-year-old cold case

Dan Mechalchuk almost eight years-old the last time he saw his father George alive.

  • Apr 9th, 2018

Surrounded by coastal serenity, tourists spontaneously tie the knot in Ucluelet

“I said, jokingly, to Justin, ‘Hey, you want to get married today?’ He said, ‘Yeah!’

Paralympic champ wouldn’t undo tragic accident

“I wouldn’t be where I am today.”

  • Feb 6th, 2018

Making Pictures With Professional Photographer John Enman

Building a bridge in the Light the Portrait workshop

  • Oct 19th, 2017

Batten down the hatches winter is coming

When the nights get colder and frost starts appearing in the mornings it’s time to take action

A plan for a dam

In 1911 Ralph Deans proposed a 10,000-acre development in the western portion of Prairie Valley

  • Sep 20th, 2017
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International Puppy Day - Van Isle
First day of Spring
Beacon Hill Petting Zoo
Pink Shirt Day

Students receive assistance from Thorpe scholarship

Since 2006, the Thorpes have provided $102,250 to 49 students entering Okanagan College

Home brewers participate in competition

The second annual CAMRA South Okanagan Home Brewing Competition was held on the weekend

  • Sep 20th, 2017

Baseball in 1909

College baseball game took place at site of present day seniors facility

  • Sep 13th, 2017

Vintage vehicles

Restored and customized vehicles were on display at the Endless Summer Show ’n’ Shine in Memorial Park

Generous donation

The Penny Lane Society presented $1,000 to Cops for Kids

Under smoky skies

Smoke covers the Okanagan Valley, despite signs in Summerland calling for smoke-free public beaches

  • Sep 8th, 2017

Reading club

This year, 255 children participated in the Summerland Library’s Summer Reading Club

  • Sep 6th, 2017

A $20 bill in 1911

The Bank of Canada acquired “note issuing privileges” in July 1935

  • Aug 16th, 2017

Miracle Treat Day

Dairy Queen’s one-day hospital fundraiser event is held on Thursday, Aug. 10

Rosedale Avenue

In 1911, on the left side, outside the photograph, Judge Kelley had his home built

Sewing outside

An old Singer sewing machine was used during the Friends of the Gardens Art in the Gardens event

  • Aug 9th, 2017

School work

Work is taking place at the exterior of Summerland Secondary School this summer

Bead fundraiser commemorates fire season

Proceeds from sales to benefit Red Cross in assisting those affected by wildfires

Store provides information about medical cannabis

Hemp products, but no cannabis, available at Purple Hemp Co. in Summerland