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Summerland resident marks 105th birthday

Ellie Pattison, a resident of Summerland Seniors Village, celebrated her birthday on June 24

 

Canada Day parade planned for Sicamous

While most festivities had to be cancelled due to COVID-19 a parade with a long route will go ahead

 

Sicamous Saturday market back up and running at new location

The weekly artisan market will operate at the Sicamous Senior’s Centre.

 

Summerland youth centre reopening with COVID-19 precautions

Physical distancing, maximum capacity figures outlined as Harold Simpson Memorial Youth Centre opens

VIDEO: Tool bag donated to young lineman in memory of Summerland foreman

Derek Chudyk of Summerland Power had wanted his tool bag to be given to a starting electrical worker

VIDEO: Summerland Chamber presents Business and Community Excellence Awards

Awards presented to business and community leaders

Summerland couple wins Lotto Max

Robert Bitte and Leah Schmidt claimed prize of more than $1 million in May 1 draw

Okanagan Tim Hortons staff thank frontline workers with inspirational video

‘I think everyone needs a smile right now and we hope our dance brings that to you’

Haircuts for Good asking for donations through home haircuts

Donations can go to food banks or health-care foundations of your choice

Armstrong girl’s plant sale destroyed

Proceeds from the plant sale were to go to girl’s dream trip to Disneyland

North Okanagan Winterlude proposed to brighten spirits

Community-wide gathering at Armstrong’s IPE Fairgrounds proposed for first weekend in December

North Okanagan bands together in support against COVID-19

New group launches website with tools to help endure crisis

Black Press Media, Save-On-Foods bring groceries to families and food banks

Heart Soul of the Community contest shares $12,000 across Western Canada

Helping those at risk, one piece of paper at a time through ‘isolation communication’

Simple paper tool during pandemic making its way across Canada thanks to social media.

North Okanagan resident models unique quarantine outfit

Get-up designed to bring smiles to faces; it worked

Okanagan woman pens own obituary

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

Beer and burgers to raise cash for Vernon man fighting cancer

Fundraiser hosted in honour of Garnet the Great to send him to special treatment centre

North Okanagan ultra athlete ‘hearts’ ice baths

Shanda Hill and father carve stunning creations into ice at Ellison Lake

Nanaimo man wins lotto, plans to buy $16,000 fridge

Curtis Wright a winner in Lotto 6/49 draw

South Okanagan youth spread Valentines Day love

Grade 3 students dropped off goodies to Soupateria with messages: ‘You’re special’ and ‘Don’t give up’