Community

Getting their child back from a ‘deep hole’

After Makena suffered 100 seizures, surgery became a ‘high point’ for these parents

  • Dec 2, 2019

Kids Christmas shopping event coming to Salmon Arm

Friends and Neighbours by Leah Blain

  • Nov 19, 2019

Secwepemc knowledge-keeper’s contributions recognized by Province of B.C.

Louis Thomas one of 18 people to receive B.C.’s Medal of Good Citizenship

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Brad DeMille begins work on outdoor skating rink
Crows' walnut-cracking methods
Water walk for Tanzania
Bear cub cries for mom in Peachland backyard

Grandparents raising children: Salmon Arm grandma sees need for support

Peer group formed for those who have unexpectedly taken on the role of parenting

  • Dec 5, 2019

Artwork will be on display at downtown Summerland location

Light Up the Arts begins during the Summerland Festival of Lights on Friday evening

Wine industry has grown in Summerland

Bottleneck Drive represents 18 wineries, three cideries, one brewery and one distillery

Penticton cafe bounces back from break-in

Late Friday night a robber broke the glass door and stole the cafe’s cash box.

  • Nov 25, 2019

Businesses will have booths at pop-up BeadTrails Bazaar in Summerland

Bazaar will be open during Summerland Festival of Lights on Nov. 29

Downtown Vernon Safeway closes forever

Staff shed tears, hugs, laughs, champagne as 54-year-old business closes; will rebrand as FreshCo

Summerland Credit Union donates money for legacy fund

Donation of $75,000 made during credit union’s 75 anniversary

Residents rescued from under-construction home

The Penticton Fire Department used their ladder truck to rescue the homeowners from the roof.

Residents rescued from under-construction home

The Penticton Fire Department used their ladder truck to rescue the homeowners from the roof.

Nine candidates enrolled in Summerland Blossom Pageant

First public appearance of royalty candidates will be during Festival of Lights

DeLeeuw provides reflexology and herbal treatments

Summerland Wellness Centre works with alternative health treatments

Marker in downtown Summerland honoured Antarctica explorer

Two memorials erected in 1913 to honour Capt. Robert Scott

Word on the street: What driving advice do you have for drivers experiencing their first Shuswap winter?

The Observer asked: What tips do you have for drivers experiencing their first Shuswap winter?

Support sought for senior dog at SPCA in North Okanagan

Teki came in underweight, had surgery to remove two painful lumps and dental work

Motorcycle ride in memory of Penticton man

Motorcycle enthusiast was murdered in Kamloops earlier this year

Foundation partnership helps bold ideas of Shuswap youth come alive

Big cheques provide support for projects to inspire youth, save environment