John Arendt

Princeton and Keremeos will soon have enhanced ambulance service. (Black Press file photo)

Princeton and Keremeos to get 24-hour ambulance service

Alpha stations will be established in both Similkameen communities

Princeton and Keremeos will soon have enhanced ambulance service. (Black Press file photo)
Mary Barrows, a resident of Angus Place in Summerland, celebrated her 103rd birthday on Aug. 19. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)
Mary Barrows, a resident of Angus Place in Summerland, celebrated her 103rd birthday on Aug. 19. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)
In July 2021, Summerland’s bylaw enforcement team received 28 complaints about the municipality’s water restrictions bylaw. (File photo)

Summerland bylaw enforcement has busy month in July

159 complaints — 5 a day — received during month

In July 2021, Summerland’s bylaw enforcement team received 28 complaints about the municipality’s water restrictions bylaw. (File photo)
Canadians will go to the polls to elect a government on Sept. 20. In the past, some Canadians have been prohibited from voting. (Black Press file photo)

Election 2021: Voting rights did not always extend to all Canadians

Women, Indigenous people, religious minorities and others have been denied the vote in past years

Canadians will go to the polls to elect a government on Sept. 20. In the past, some Canadians have been prohibited from voting. (Black Press file photo)
The number of building permits issued in Summerland in July, 2021 is considerably lower than in the same month in previous years, according to statistics from the municipality’s development services department. (File photo)

No new subdivision or rezoning applications submitted in Summerland in July

Numbers are down significantly from same month in recent years

The number of building permits issued in Summerland in July, 2021 is considerably lower than in the same month in previous years, according to statistics from the municipality’s development services department. (File photo)
Trail and restoration upgrades were completed on Giant’s Head Mountain in Summerland in 2020. (Contributed)

Grasslands and weed walk planned in Summerland

Importance of environmental area will be discussed on morning of Aug. 25

Trail and restoration upgrades were completed on Giant’s Head Mountain in Summerland in 2020. (Contributed)
RCMP. (File)

Crime figures increase in Oliver, decrease in Osoyoos

RCMP presents quarterly statistics for South Okanagan communities

RCMP. (File)
RCMP. (Phil McLachlan - Black Press Media)

Crime trends show decrease in Keremeos

Fewer assaults, thefts and mischief incidents reported, but auto theft numbers double

RCMP. (Phil McLachlan - Black Press Media)
Crime statistics increased in almost every category in Summerland, according to RCMP statistics for the second quarter of 2021 (John Arendt - Summerland Review)

Crime and calls for police service increase in Summerland

Higher numbers observed in almost every category of the latest RCMP statistics

Crime statistics increased in almost every category in Summerland, according to RCMP statistics for the second quarter of 2021 (John Arendt - Summerland Review)
A total of 19 boats competed in the Giant’s Head Regatta, held by the Summerland Yacht Club Aug. 6 to 8. (Contributed)

19 boaters compete in Giant’s Head Regatta

Sailing event held at Summerland Yacht Club Aug. 6 to 8

A total of 19 boats competed in the Giant’s Head Regatta, held by the Summerland Yacht Club Aug. 6 to 8. (Contributed)
Penticton RCMP saw a slight increase in the number of calls for service in the second quarter of 2021, compared to the same period a year earlier. (Black Press file photo)

Penticton RCMP see increases in assaults, threats and shoplifting

RCMP saw 50% increase in uttering threats in the second quarter of 2021

Penticton RCMP saw a slight increase in the number of calls for service in the second quarter of 2021, compared to the same period a year earlier. (Black Press file photo)
Solar energy is gaining in popularity in Canada. Which area or areas of the country have the greatest solar energy resources? (Black Press file photo)

QUIZ: A celebration of sunshine

How much do you know about the warmth of the summer sun?

Solar energy is gaining in popularity in Canada. Which area or areas of the country have the greatest solar energy resources? (Black Press file photo)
The Art of Craft: Emergence, by Diane Walters, will be shown at the Summerland Arts Centre beginning Monday, Aug. 16. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)

Ceramics on display at Summerland Arts Centre

Artist Diane Walters has artwork on exhibit until September

The Art of Craft: Emergence, by Diane Walters, will be shown at the Summerland Arts Centre beginning Monday, Aug. 16. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)
Summerland has gone through a lot of changes over the years. This photograph shows the intersection of West Summerland’s Main Street and Victoria Road. The Summerland Museum has photographs and artifacts from Summerland’s past. (Photo courtesy of the Summerland Museum)

Summerland Museum holds membership drive

Second membership drive of the year will be held in September

Summerland has gone through a lot of changes over the years. This photograph shows the intersection of West Summerland’s Main Street and Victoria Road. The Summerland Museum has photographs and artifacts from Summerland’s past. (Photo courtesy of the Summerland Museum)
Multiple wildfires are currently raging in the South Okanagan, with the Thomas Creek and Nk’Mip Creek both growing over 10,000 hectares. (Mike Biden Photography)

South Okanagan wildfires remain out of control

Thomas Creek and Nk’Mip Creek wildfires have been burning since July

Multiple wildfires are currently raging in the South Okanagan, with the Thomas Creek and Nk’Mip Creek both growing over 10,000 hectares. (Mike Biden Photography)
Lance Tycholaz had been coping with Lyme disease since he was bitten by a tick during the summer of 2009. (Contributed)

Summerland man battles Lyme disease for more than 12 years

Lance Tycholaz continues to cope with Lyme disease symptoms

Lance Tycholaz had been coping with Lyme disease since he was bitten by a tick during the summer of 2009. (Contributed)
Smells of garbage, fruit and compost can serve to attract bears to populated areas. (Black Press file photo)

Efforts urged to keep bears from populated areas in Okanagan and Similkameen

Garbage, fruit and compost smells attract bears

Smells of garbage, fruit and compost can serve to attract bears to populated areas. (Black Press file photo)
Zoe Mallach and Kaiden Creagh were among the recipients of the Sharon Amos Legacy for the Arts. At right is Ben Amos, donor of the bursary fund. (Contributed)
Zoe Mallach and Kaiden Creagh were among the recipients of the Sharon Amos Legacy for the Arts. At right is Ben Amos, donor of the bursary fund. (Contributed)
The Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen will hold a follow-up to its 2020 Citizen Survey. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)

Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen to hold follow-up to citizen survey

Initial survey had been concluded in fall of 2020

The Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen will hold a follow-up to its 2020 Citizen Survey. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)
The Summerland After Hours Clinic in the Rosedale Medical building will close effective Sept. 1. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)

Summerland After Hours Clinic to close

Ongoing staffing challenges resulted in decision to discontinue service

The Summerland After Hours Clinic in the Rosedale Medical building will close effective Sept. 1. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)