Community

Historical society working to preserve cabin and rename roundabouts in Summerland

Summerland branch of society has taken on duties for former Heritage Advisory Commission

North Okanagan kicks off Family Literacy Week with free books

Province proclaimed Family Literacy Week in B.C. from Jan. 26 to Feb. 2

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Silver Creek bobcat
Big moose on campus in Salmon Arm
Snow blankets Kelowna
Caught in camera: Bear hangs out in tree in Trail

Shuswap history in pictures: Dearborn Motors

R.G. “Bob” Purkis beside the auto wrecker he built for Dearborn Motors in 1929

  • Jan 22, 2020

Warm temperatures close Shuswap outdoor skating rinks

Rinks had been open only a few days when weather changed

Vancouver Island home to one of Canada’s largest private skateboard collections

Eric Pinto owns hundreds of boards, spanning multiple decades

Volunteer spends hundreds of hours restoring piece of railway history

Revelstoke Railway Museum now home to an authentic Kalamazzo No. 2 Section Handcar

Penticton highschool student organizing fundraiser to support local boy’s battle against cancer

Sonja Leboe of Princess Margaret is selling donuts at Walmart on Jan. 24 for Wills Hodgkinson

  • Jan 20, 2020

Salmon Arm history in pictures: Retro driving sim

Is this a driving school? What were these young people doing? If…

  • Jan 20, 2020

Priest Camp near Summerland was created in 1845

Agreement formed between Grand Chief Nicola (1793-1859) and Father Giovanni Nobili (1812-1856)

Word on the street: How do you spend a snow day?

When snow cancels school and your boss tells you to stay home,…

‘Lift for Wills’ community fundraiser to support Penticton boy fighting cancer

This Sunday, stop by World Gym Penticton for by-donation drop-in classes, a silent auction, more.

Dining moose a welcome distraction at Salmon Arm campus

Pair feast on willows, unperturbed by onlookers at Okanagan College

Summerland steam railway to mark 25th anniversary

Kettle Valley Steam Railway has received support from community

Shuswap outdoor skating rinks open to public

Rinks in Celista and Silver Creek ready for outdoor fun

VIDEO: Missing cat reunited with Vancouver Island family after three months

‘It was like one day she was there, the next day she was gone,’ said owner

Slight drop in annual Salmon Arm bird count, seed sales spike

Shuswap Naturalist Club bird spotters excited to see several owls

  • Jan 17, 2020

First Queen Silver Star heir draws on 60 years of Okanagan’s Winter Carnival

Daughter designs artwork to be auctioned off for milestone anniversary

Vernon’s beloved pudgy pit bull moved to Cranbrook

Penny was transferred from the Vernon BC SPCA branch to the East Kootenay shelter