Community

Town of Osoyoos battling sewer odour issues

The town is apologizing for the odour emitted from its sewage treatment plant

 

Summerland Blossom Youth Ambassador Program to hold coronation

Event will be held by video as a result of COVID-19 precautions

 

Keremeos Volunteer Fire Department receives $25k grant

Money used on a truck with low volume, high pressure water pump to fight wildfires

 

Inside the undefined world of a Rainbow Family gathering in B.C.

Celebrations are underway to mark the annual gathering of the controversial Rainbow Family of Living Light

96-year-old woman scales B.C. butte with help of family, friends

‘I did as I was told and I enjoyed every minute of it’

Bench plaque recognizes former Summerland firefighter

Volunteers with fire department set up plaque in honour of Richard Estabrooks

Summerland resident marks 105th birthday

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

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

‘Distressing’ graffiti has Town of Oliver searching for answers

Racial slurs and disturbing messages has community concerned for well-being of youth

Summerland couple wins Lotto Max

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

Influential Oliver man, Bill Ross dies unexpectedly

Ross served the community in various roles with the RDOS and Town of Oliver for nearly 30 years

Penticton 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’

COVID-19 leads to cancellation of Keremeos Elks Rodeo

The rodeo, which attracts thousands, will not take place for the first time in its 82 year history

Haircuts for Good asking for donations through home haircuts

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

Long-time Penticton firefighter retires

Captain Mike Richards served with the Penticton Fire Department for 38 years

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