spring

The Western bluebird is back for spring. (Meghann Fletcher)

PHOTOS: Good morning Okanagan and welcome to spring

Sunday, March 20 is the first day of spring and goes to June 21

 

Electric Time technician Dan LaMoore adjusts a clock hand on a 1000-lb., 12-foot diameter clock constructed for a resort in Vietnam, Tuesday, March 9, 2021, in Medfield, Mass. Daylight saving time begins at 2 a.m. local time Sunday, March 14, 2021, when clocks are set ahead one hour. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Daylight Saving Time is here

Did you remember to turn your clocks ahead one hour?

 

Kevin being rewarded after predicting an early spring on Groundhog Day. (Monique Tamminga Western News)

Kevin, Penticton’s broken-wing goose predicts early spring

Kevin did not see his shadow on Groundhog Day

 

(Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)

Goslings demand media attention by playing in Vernon newspaper parking lot

Saturday reporter’s shift interrupted by large fluffy presence

(Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)
The District of Sicamous is helping spring cleaning by collecting yard waste and scrap metal in early May. (Pixabay Image)

Sicamous offers curbside pickups to help spring cleaning

Yard waste and scrap metal are being collected on May 3 and 4

The District of Sicamous is helping spring cleaning by collecting yard waste and scrap metal in early May. (Pixabay Image)
Halcyon Hot Springs Resort’s cabins and chalets are open during the COVID-19 crisis, although the pools are closed. File photo

Halcyon Hot Springs Resort staff receive threats while working during COVID-19 crisis

The threats come even as the resort has shut down most of its operations during the crisis

Halcyon Hot Springs Resort’s cabins and chalets are open during the COVID-19 crisis, although the pools are closed. File photo
Leaf pick-up springs into action in North Okanagan city

Leaf pick-up springs into action in North Okanagan city

In light of the current public health emergency, city not recommending neighbours collect leaves for compost

Leaf pick-up springs into action in North Okanagan city
The steep twisting hill on 10th Avenue SE, just west of Fifth Street SE, known locally as Shoemaker Hill, reopens to traffic following the winter on April 9, 2020. (Martha Wickett - Salmon Arm Observer)

Sign of spring: Salmon Arm’s steep Shoemaker Hill opens to traffic

Opening delayed by snow and freezing temperatures

The steep twisting hill on 10th Avenue SE, just west of Fifth Street SE, known locally as Shoemaker Hill, reopens to traffic following the winter on April 9, 2020. (Martha Wickett - Salmon Arm Observer)
Icicles form along the tree branches as the rough waves crash into shore at Coronation Park in Toronto on Tuesday, February 12, 2019. Canadians can expect average temperatures this fall that will give way to a cold winter in central and eastern parts of the country, according to The Weather Network.THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Tijana Martin

Groundhogs got it wrong: spring isn’t coming soon, Weather Network says

The only part of B.C. to warm up early will be Victoria

Icicles form along the tree branches as the rough waves crash into shore at Coronation Park in Toronto on Tuesday, February 12, 2019. Canadians can expect average temperatures this fall that will give way to a cold winter in central and eastern parts of the country, according to The Weather Network.THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Tijana Martin