John Arendt

Parents oppose school closure plan in Trout Creek

Parents and residents spoke out on Tuesday evening in opposition to the possible closure of Trout Creek School.

ARENDT: Demographic changes affect schools

For years, staff and administrators at the school district have watched as enrolment has been on a gradual decline.

Summerland council voices opposition to school closure

Summerland’s mayor and councillors have spoken out against the proposed closure of Giant’s Head School.

South Okanagan looks to respond to Syrian crisis

Summerland residents met last week to discuss how to respond to the Syrian refugee crisis.

Summerland Festival of Lights ready to shine

The Summerland Festival of Lights will take on a country atmosphere this year.

Summerland company boosts energy savings in Arctic homes

A prototype house, using energy efficiency technology developed in Summerland, has been designed for the Northwest Territories.

Bike and hike trail officially opens in Summerland

A 1.3-kilometre paved trail for cyclists, walkers and joggers was officially opened on Tuesday morning in Summerland.

Summerland resident upset about private email released

When Joel Gregg sent a recent email to members of municipal council, he did not expect it would become part of the public record.

$97 K electrical bill error addressed in Summerland

The Municipality of Summerland will bill electrical customers to correct a residential energy credit.

Trail of the Okanagans expected to open soon

The first portion of a multi-use trail in the Okanagan Valley is expected to open in July.

Students research science for district fair

Science fair held at Summerland Secondary School on March 5 with 70 students from Summerland and Penticton schools.

Summerland man arrested in Penticton for mail thefts

The 37-year-old was arrested after police allegedly spotted him smoking drugs in a city parking lot

Syrian family sponsored by Summerland church

Family of five are among 10,000 Syrian refugees the government of Canada is taking in over the next three years.

Update: Penticton man injured in crash north of Summerland

The 34-year-old was taken to hospital in Kelowna with non-life threatening injuries after collision on Highway 97

Rescinding land swap first order of business in Summerland

Mayor-elect Peter Waterman said the resolution will be on the agenda at the first meeting of the new council.

Summerland: Waterman elected as mayor

Summerland’s electorate voted for a change on Saturday as only one member of the previous municipal council was returned to the table.

Summerland mayoral candidates step up

Summerland residents Roch Fortin and Orv Robson have announced their intentions to run for mayor.

Summerland council candidates announce

Ken Rodocker and Erin Trainer have announced their intentions to run for Summerland council at the Nov. 15 municipal election.

Summerland CAO will step down at year end

After 35 years in local government work and two years as Summerland’s chief administrative officer, Tom Day will step down.

Summerland land swap given okay

Summerland council approves controversial land exchange, sending plan to province’s Agricultural Land Commission