John Arendt

Water servicing completed ahead of schedule

Maintenance work on Summerland’s municipal water system progressed ahead of schedule on the weekend.

VIDEO: Trout Creek house fire

Firefighters in Summerland responded to a house fire in Trout Creek on Wednesday evening.

Penticton author wants book in children’s hands

A children’s book by Penticton’s Yasmin John-Thorpe presents the Battle of Vimy Ridge in First World War to a young audience.

Mayor wants creation of a Summerland only school board

A proposed pilot project would see the municipality and a local Summerland school board merge administrative services.

Three arrested after home invasion

Three men have been arrested following a home invasion on Alder Street in Summerland on Aug. 9.

B.C. DAY TRIVIA QUIZ: How much do you know about British Columbia?

B.C. Day, on Monday, Aug. 1, is an opportunity to celebrate this spectacular province. See how well you know British Columbia.

Changes to Summerland Action Festival activities

This year’s Action Festival is having a few changes with some of the activities.

Trail of the Okanagan organizers look to expand

The Trail of the Okanagans Committee hopes to expand the pathway south of Summerland along Okanagan Lake.

Refugee families arrive to the Valley

Three families of government-sponsored refugees will make their homes in the South Okanagan.

ARENDT: The challenge of knowing when to fight

The Okanagan Skaha School Board’s decision to close three schools has been difficult to watch as it unfolded in recent weeks.

Trout Creek parents hope for change of decision

Emotions ran high as parents of Trout Creek students and others in the community met to discuss a response to the closure decision.

VIDEO: Premier addresses South Okanagan school closures

Summerland parents appealing school closure, Premier answers questions on school closures while in Oliver.

Summerland council asks school board to reconsider

A letter from Summerland’s municipal council is asking the Okanagan-Skaha School Board to reconsider school closures.

Syrian refugee family welcomed

A second family of Syrian refugees arrived in Summerland on Sunday evening.

South Okanagan business a finalist in provincial awards

What The Fungus is one of five finalists in the Best Company category.

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.