John Arendt

Site chosen for Summerland Library

After years of coping with an extremely cramped building, the Summerland Library will soon have a new and larger location.

Summerland cuts staff by six positions

Municipal staff reductions expected to save nearly $500,000 in coming year.

Girl struck by shot from pellet gun at Summerland rodeo event

Performer apparently fell off horse and accidentally discharged gun in direction of audience

Accident blocks highway north of Summerland

Traffic was backed up on Highway 97 north of Summerland on Monday afternoon following a two-vehicle collision.

Rural transit service plan rolling along

Summerland is another step closer to having a bus service now that the municipality and B.C. Transit have entered into an agreement.

Garbage problem leads to bear problem

So far this year two problem bears have been destroyed in Summerland

Summerland’s Penny Lane closes up shop

Penny closes doors permanently after 11 years in Summerland.

Summerland treasurer resigns

After 20 years as Summerland's municipal treasurer, Ken Ostraat has resigned from his position.

Development moves ahead for downtown Summerland

Ground breaking expected in February for residential-commercial development that will also house museum and library

Summerland’s George Ryga house up for sale

The former home of playwright George Ryga, for many years a literary landmark, is now up for sale.

Items mistakenly removed from Summerland cemetery

Municipal cleanup efforts at Summerland’s Canyon View Cemetery results in outcry from those who had left items at graves

Davis named Citizen of the Year

A lifetime of involvement, including a dozen years with the Fall Fair, earned Connie Davis the title of Summerland’s Citizen of the Year.