Students receive assistance from Thorpe scholarship

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

Baseball in 1909

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

  • Sep 13th, 2017

Generous donation

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

Vintage vehicles

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

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

School work

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

Sewing outside

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

  • Aug 9th, 2017

Store provides information about medical cannabis

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

Bead fundraiser commemorates fire season

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

Sod-roof cabin

The sod-roof cabin is one of Summerland’s most important heritage buildings

  • Aug 2nd, 2017

Order of Canada marking 50-year anniversary

Quintessential Canadian additions to this year’s Order of Canada

Kelowna flourishing thanks to tech boom

New residents and tourists are coming to the Okanagan for a tech boom and dining renaissance

Miss BC competition a ‘catalyst’ for confidence, advocacy

Past winner Tara Teng reflects on her accomplishments as this year’s event approaches

Leadership lessons forged from politics

Book review: On! Achieving Excellence in Leadership

VIDEO: Students battle in Pacific Northwest robotics competition

More than 300 high school students from B.C., Alta., and Washington took part in the VEX Robotics competition

Veteran makes sure no one forgets

Horrors of the Second World War remembered