John Arendt

The Summerland After Hours Clinic is reducing its hours beginning July 1. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)

Doctor shortage has Summerland clinic cutting hours

It’s hoped that the reduced hours will be more attractive to recruit doctors

The Summerland After Hours Clinic is reducing its hours beginning July 1. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)
The road inside Giant’s Head Mountain Park in Summerland has been closed to vehicle traffic effective June 30 and until further notice. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)

Summerland park access road closed to vehicle traffic

Heat and fire danger rating prompt closure of road in Giant’s Head Mountain Park

The road inside Giant’s Head Mountain Park in Summerland has been closed to vehicle traffic effective June 30 and until further notice. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)
A woman receives her first dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at an immunization clinic in Surrey, B.C., on May 14, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Summerland COVID-19 vaccination clinic relocated for June 30

Clinic relocated to Penticton because of extreme heat

A woman receives her first dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at an immunization clinic in Surrey, B.C., on May 14, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Because of the extreme conditions, a campfire ban has now been implemented for Summerland. (Black Press file photo)

Campfire ban issued in Summerland

Extreme heat and dry conditions result in prohibition

Because of the extreme conditions, a campfire ban has now been implemented for Summerland. (Black Press file photo)
HEAT WAVE Sunbathers enjoy time at Rotary Beach. Over the past week, temperatures have been well above normal and Summerland has shattered several previous daily high temperature records. Temperatures for this week have been forecast to exceed 40 C. The hottest temperature ever recorded in Summerland was 40.0 C, reached on July 16 and July 17, 1941. Typically the warmest days of the year in Summerland are Aug. 1 to 4, with an average maximum temperature of 27.8 C and an average minimum temperature of 14.5 C. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)

Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen offers water during heat wave

Supply stations set up throughout regional district

HEAT WAVE Sunbathers enjoy time at Rotary Beach. Over the past week, temperatures have been well above normal and Summerland has shattered several previous daily high temperature records. Temperatures for this week have been forecast to exceed 40 C. The hottest temperature ever recorded in Summerland was 40.0 C, reached on July 16 and July 17, 1941. Typically the warmest days of the year in Summerland are Aug. 1 to 4, with an average maximum temperature of 27.8 C and an average minimum temperature of 14.5 C. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)
Grade 12 students at Summerland Secondary School received their high school diplomas on June 28. The ceremonies were held in the school gym. This year, 104 students graduated from the high school. See Page 10 and Page 11 for more details. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)

104 graduate from Summerland Secondary School

Valedictorians described their Grade 12 experience under COVID-19 protocols as “a train wreck.”

Grade 12 students at Summerland Secondary School received their high school diplomas on June 28. The ceremonies were held in the school gym. This year, 104 students graduated from the high school. See Page 10 and Page 11 for more details. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)
Summerland has moved to Stage 2 watering restrictions, effective June 29. (File photo)

Summerland goes to Stage 2 watering restrictions

Residents urged to cut water consumption by 30 per cent to avoid a water treatment plant shutdown

Summerland has moved to Stage 2 watering restrictions, effective June 29. (File photo)
The Summerland After Hours Clinic is reducing its hours beginning July 1. 
(John Arendt - Summerland Review)

Summerland after hours clinic adjusts schedule

Staffing challenges result in reduced hours of operation

The Summerland After Hours Clinic is reducing its hours beginning July 1. 
(John Arendt - Summerland Review)
Canada conists of people representing many cultures and many ethnic traditions, as seen in this picture from a past event in Castlegar, B.C. June 27 has been designated as Canadian Multiculturalism Day. (Black Press file photo)

QUIZ: A celebration of the diverse faces of Canada

June 27 is Canadian Multiculturalism Day, a time to appreciate our many backgrounds and traditions

Canada conists of people representing many cultures and many ethnic traditions, as seen in this picture from a past event in Castlegar, B.C. June 27 has been designated as Canadian Multiculturalism Day. (Black Press file photo)
The municipality of Summerland will consider a bylaw this fall, regulating private short-term vacation rentals (Black Press file photo)

Summerland to consider regulations for short-term vacation rentals

Community has an estimated 250 private short-term units, but no regulations at present

The municipality of Summerland will consider a bylaw this fall, regulating private short-term vacation rentals (Black Press file photo)
The municipality of Summerland faced challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, according to information in last year’s annual report (Summerland Review file photo)

Summerland council faced challenges during pandemic, report shows

2020 Annual Report shows effects of COVID-19 pandemic on municipal operations

The municipality of Summerland faced challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, according to information in last year’s annual report (Summerland Review file photo)
Erik Laflamme, left, and Mike Fetterer work on the ice at the Summerland Arena. The process of putting in the ice and getting it ready for summer use takes around one week. The summer ice will be ready by July 5. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)

Summerland Arena prepares summer ice

Hockey camps will begin July 5 and continue through summer

Erik Laflamme, left, and Mike Fetterer work on the ice at the Summerland Arena. The process of putting in the ice and getting it ready for summer use takes around one week. The summer ice will be ready by July 5. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)
Two Lotto Max tickets sold on Vancouver Island were winners, though nobody won the $70-million jackpot in Tuesday’s draw. (BCLC image)

COLUMN: I didn’t win the Lotto Max jackpot

Would life really be better with an additional $70 million?

Two Lotto Max tickets sold on Vancouver Island were winners, though nobody won the $70-million jackpot in Tuesday’s draw. (BCLC image)
Bryan Slater has been using the DexcomG6 for around three years. The device helps him monitor his diabetes. British Columbia has now expanded BC PharmaCare coverage for this technology. (Contributed)

New diabetes technology coverage saves Summerland man more than $5,000 a year

British Columbia is the first province to reimburse people with diabetes using monitoring system

Bryan Slater has been using the DexcomG6 for around three years. The device helps him monitor his diabetes. British Columbia has now expanded BC PharmaCare coverage for this technology. (Contributed)
Artists from the Summerland Art Club have some of their work on exhibit for Imagine. The exhibit runs from June 24 to Aug. 7 at the Summerland Community Arts Centre. The facility, in the basement of Summerland’s Municipal Hall building, is open Monday to Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)

Summerland exhibit shows works by 10 artists

Imagine opened on June 24 and continues to Aug. 7

Artists from the Summerland Art Club have some of their work on exhibit for Imagine. The exhibit runs from June 24 to Aug. 7 at the Summerland Community Arts Centre. The facility, in the basement of Summerland’s Municipal Hall building, is open Monday to Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)
Summerland Secondary School will hold its graduation ceremonies on Monday, June 28 (John Arendt - Summerland Review)

Summerland graduation ceremonies planned for June 28

Structure of ceremonies modified to comply with COVID-19 protocols

Summerland Secondary School will hold its graduation ceremonies on Monday, June 28 (John Arendt - Summerland Review)
Dan Albas
Dan Albas

COLUMN: Contemplating a summer election

MP Dan Albas ponders the possibility of a federal election call before September

Dan Albas
Dan Albas
James and Josh McEwan will bring their Infinite Ice hockey camp to Summerland in early July. The camp is described as a holistic hockey camp, including yoga and meditation in addition to on-ice and off-ice skills 
development. (Contributed)

Summer hockey camp offers holistic approach

Infinite Ice to bring Bantam and Midget camp to Summerland in early July

James and Josh McEwan will bring their Infinite Ice hockey camp to Summerland in early July. The camp is described as a holistic hockey camp, including yoga and meditation in addition to on-ice and off-ice skills 
development. (Contributed)
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LETTER: Regulations needed for short-term rentals in Summerland

Summerland still does not have bylaw rules that govern the management of short-term rentals

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A new air cleaning technology will be installed at Unisus School in Summerland. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)

Virus cleaning pilot set for Unisus School in Summerland

Summerland-based lighting company to install technology at private school

A new air cleaning technology will be installed at Unisus School in Summerland. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)