Community

Okanagan College nabs seven medals at Skills BC

Gold medals were won by students Josh Burnell and Kendall Giesbrecht.

Vernon Have a Heart Radiothon returned

The fundraiser received $57,060.70 Thursday for VJH maternity ward.

Vernon students plant a greener future

Okanagan Landing Elementary students planted over 100 indigenous shrubs Thursday, April 25 on the hillside behind the school

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Find me my furever home: Billy
Find me my fureverhome: Mittens and Boots
Hitched- An Okanagan bridal fair
Find me my furever home: Lilly-pad and Cali

Okanagan school bus driver fondly remembered

Mike Moore, 56, was Vernon School District employee for 25 years before succumbing to cancer

Workshop digs up water wise gardens

Learn about Xeriscape gardening in the Okanagan

Summerland coffee roasters continue quest for the perfect cup

Rochelle and Darin Fair of Lone Tree Coffee are creating artisan coffee blends

Garden wine tasting event offers flash sale for Mother’s Day

Better Earth Wine, Cider & Spirits Tasting and Garden Party will be held May 11

VIDEO: Large dust devil swirls through downtown Chase

Residents look on as column climbs about 90 feet into the air

Penticton gallery searching for young budding artists

A Penticton gallery is putting a call out for young artists for their next exhibition

Balcomo Lodge was built in 1906

Home on Rutherford Avenue in Summerland was owned by former reeve

Eagle’s nest receives reno after Chase grass fire

BC Hydro used to dealing with osprey nests, not so much with bald eagles

Okangan author shorlisted in B.C. historical writing competition

The BC Lieutenant-Governor’s Medal for Historical Writing will be awarded together with $2,500 to the author whose book makes the most significant contribution to the historical literature of British Columbia.

Friends of the Gardens to hold plant sale in Summerland

Spring sale a fundraiser for Summerland Ornamental Gardens

Rail Trail use ramps up over long weekend

“As thrilled as we are with the popularity of this recreational addition to our community, we kindly ask that users be aware and courteous when using trails, so they can be enjoyed by all ages and recreation types.”

Okanagan history in pictures

Grand opening of downtown Vernon Safeway store from 1965

Okanagan firefighter steps up to challenge

Andrew Haak will be one of hundreds of firefighters taking part in the Firefighter Stairclimb Challenge in Calgary on May 5

Okanagan Rail Trail a popular place

Thousands pack North Okanagan section over long weekend

Easter Fun Day shaping up as best ever in Penticton

Early indications are Monday’s Easter Fun Day and Egg Hunt was one of the most successful

Pug life: B.C. town boasts waggish list of dog names

Freedom-of-information request lists most ‘pupular’ dog names registered in White Rock

Organ donation push on as Okanagan officer fights for life

Those interested in becoming an donor should visit taketwominutes.ca to sign up