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Early visits from Shuswap Easter Bunny help fight COVID-19 blues

Joanie Jesso took her bunny costume on the road to offer a safe alternative to large egg hunts

B.C. man holds virtual birthday party with 70 guests

Peter Van Mil of Abbotsford turns 35 and celebrates with Facebook Live video

Okanagan woman pens own obituary

Vernon’s Yvonne Messner died March 18 from cancer; wrote obituary about her wonderful life

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Seniors' chair exercise class
Silver Creek bobcat
Snow blankets Kelowna
Caught in camera: Bear hangs out in tree in Trail

COVID-19 closes North Okanagan playgrounds

Extra protections sought for first responders

Summerland quilter ready to produce reusable face masks

Fabric masks would be 50 per cent as effective as N95 masks against COVID-19 virus

Fur Brigade Trail on provincial heritage registry

Trail in Okanagan Vally was used during gold rush in late 19th century

Shuswap history in pictures: Crash on Trans-Canada Highway

History repeats itself many times on Highway 1

  • Mar 20, 2020

BC Hydro’s Power Pioneers become well-bonded and generous bunch

Former hydro employees meet regularly to socialize, learn and donate.

  • Mar 21, 2020

Women Who Wine raise more than $48,000 for non-profit groups

Seventh Community Giving Event alone contributes more than $6,000

City of Vernon still open for business

Development projects, infrastructure maintenance continuing despite COVID-19

‘Hi Baba’: Okanagan man finds creative way to maintain visits with grandma amid COVID-19

Despite the care facility being closed to the public, Jamie Gilowski saw power in the pen to send his love

Okanagan Indian Band closes facilities for three weeks

Band taking all precautions in wake of COVID-19 pandemic

Heron basks in Okanagan sunshine

Great blue heron wandering the frozen waters of Cools Pond in the BX during a sunny Wednesday outing

Summerland Arts and Cultural Centre closes its doors

Decision made to control spread of COVID-19

Summerland Chamber building closes to the public

Staff will work from site this week, but will re-evaluate decision

Summerland Ornamental Gardens now closed

Events, workshops and activities have been cancelled or postponed

North Okanagan kid claims world record

Sand dollar larger than her head makes record books

Sally Ann closes North Okanagan thrift stores

Donations still accepted amid two-week closure

COVID concerns close Coldstream quarters

District offices closed as of May 18, staff still available by phone and email