Shannon Parker

Swim team qualifies for provincials

Summerland Secondary School's swim team will be off to the provincials later this month.

Summerland Secondary School had an excellent regional swim meet on the weekend in Kelowna.

The school placed fifth out of 15 schools in the valley, including some much larger schools.

Nine swimmers have qualified for the high school provincials.  They had six relay teams qualify and six individual swims qualify. The following swimmers have qualified: Sarah Bergstrom, Shannon Clarke, Ellen Rutherford, Emily Henderson, Julia Belmonte, Neal Rutherford, Riley Greenwood, Corwin Shanner and Caylum Foley.  Four of these swimmers practice with the Penticton Pikes Summer Swim club and three swim with the Summerland Orca Swim club.

The swimmers will head to Richmond for the provincials in two weeks.

 

Just Posted

Second osprey chick dies, Okanagan web cam off

The second chick in an osprey nest featured on the Town of Osoyoos website has died

Fire department helps with body recovery in Okanagan Lake

Penticton fire department assisted the RCMP with the recovery of a body Saturday

Hespeler had connection to Mennonite migration

Home in Summerland was built in 1907, moved when the highway was changed

Okanagan-Shuswap Weather: Summer sun for Sunday

The forecast for the week ahead shows some rain but plenty of sun and warm tempertures.

COLUMN: Looking back to a time of optimism

The first lunar landing 50 years ago was a time to celebrate dreams and accomplishments

July showers wash out half of the Okanagan’s cherry crop

Cherry growers say this is the worst season they’ve seen in decades

Water quality makes swimming unsafe at three beaches near Salmon Arm

The Adams Lake Indian Band has issued a water qulity notice affecting beaches at three campgrounds.

A year later, ceremony commemorates victims of the Danforth shooting

It’s the one-year anniversary of when a man opened fire along the bustling street before shooting and killing himself

Japanese Canadians call on B.C. to go beyond mere apology for historic racism

The federal government apologized in 1988 for its racism against ‘enemy aliens’

Police on scene at Penticton beach

RCMP were at a what is believed to be a crime scene near Skaha Beach Sunday

Community service ordered for Princeton man who stole from firefighters

A young man who stole food and money from the Princeton Volunteer… Continue reading

Okanagan rainbow crosswalk defaced

Vandals cover colours with white paint in District of Coldstream sometime overnight Saturday

B.C. VIEWS: NDP pushes ahead with Crown forest redistribution

This isn’t the time for a radical Indigenous rights agenda

Two dead in two-vehicle crash between Revelstoke and Golden

RCMP are investigating the cause of the crash

Most Read