Community

Novel celebrates power of young activists

Summerland author was inspired by Greta Thunberg and anti-bullying advocates in Nova Scotia

QUIZ: Are you ready for spring?

To mark the first day of spring, take this short 10-question quiz

Okanagan Indian Band closes facilities for three weeks

Band taking all precautions in wake of COVID-19 pandemic

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Snow blankets Kelowna
Caught in camera: Bear hangs out in tree in Trail
Bear cub cries for mom in Peachland backyard
Paws for a Cause returns for another year in City Park

Heron basks in Okanagan sunshine

Great blue heron wandering the frozen waters of Cools Pond in the BX during a sunny Wednesday outing

North Okanagan kid claims world record

Sand dollar larger than her head makes record books

Sally Ann closes North Okanagan thrift stores

Donations still accepted amid two-week closure

COVID concerns close Coldstream quarters

District offices closed as of May 18, staff still available by phone and email

COVID-19: Concerns over open border linger for Osoyoos residents

On Monday, March 16, Canada closed its borders for everyone except Americans

UPDATE: COVID concerns on high for Enderby man with cancer

Otherwise healthy 43 year old diagnosed with Stage 4 colon cancer

Finalists revealed for Kelowna’s Civic and Community awards

The awards ceremony is currently under review due to the effects of COVID-19, revised plan coming

Tent homes were once used in Summerland

Temporary dwellings provided shelter until permanent homes were constructed

Plant experts to speak at Summerland Ornamental Gardens

First workshop scheduled for Saturday, March 21

QUIZ: Are you feeling unlucky?

There are many superstitions surrounding Friday the 13th. See how well you know these traditions

Falcons pitch in to help clean up Salmon Arm’s rat problem

Shuswap naturalist gives raptors a tip of the hat for doing their part

Connect with your elderly neighbours during COVID-19 crisis

Check in on them, by phone or in person, to ensure their needs are being met

AlleyCATS Okanagan: Pet of the week

Meet Sammy who is available for adoption in Kelowna

  • Mar 12, 2020

Vernon Mission auctions off TP for good cause

Coveted tissue paper is up for grabs with funds going back to Upper Room Mission programming

Tummy ache turns devastating for North Okanagan man

Otherwise healthy 43-year-old diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer

PET OF THE WEEK: Amii wants her own quiet castle

Cat at Critteraid in search of a forever home

  • Mar 12, 2020

Kelowna community gathers to support child with inoperable brain tumour

A great turn out to support nine-year-old Urijah Fisher at a fundraiser in Kelowna