Community

Penticton students receive over $46,000 in bursaries

Twenty-two students will receive the Community Foundation bursaries for the 2019 school-year

Art and music at Summerland Ornamental Gardens

Second event of the summer will be held Sunday, Aug. 25

Sleep expert recommends Summer snooze solutions

Summertime brings light, noise, heat and other conditions that can make getting to sleep hard.

Summerland’s downtown has gone through numerous changes

Main Street has been commercial hub of community for many years

Penticton Legion’s grand reopening a success, says president

17 new members have signed up since the reopening Aug. 1

Word on the Street: Festivalgoers at the 27th annual Salmon Arm Roots and Blues

The Observer asked: Where are you from and what brought you to the festival?

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2019 Pow Wow Between Two Lakes
Western Asks: What's your favourite part of B.C.?
24th Rotary Wheels Car Show
We asked: What's your favourite beach in the South Okanagan

Paddleboard festival coming soon to Kalamalka Lake

Wildfire smoke got in the way of last year’s event, but conditions look better this summer

  • Aug 17, 2019

Good morning bats! Salmon Arm office receives surprise visit by winged critters

Pair of bats found huddled together on wall in the sun outside downtown office

Penticton business icon closing doors after 80 years

The owners of Grant King Menswear are retiring after 35 years

Summerland Drop-In Centre holds anniversary banquet

Event intended to showcase community facility

Okanagan residents reminisce over Winfield’s Adventureland

According to the Lake Country Museum, Adventureland was the first park of its kind in the Okanagan

Penticton Legion’s grand reopening bash happens Saturday

Ribbon cutting ceremony kicks off at 11:30 a.m. followed by cake

Iconic Carnaval del Sol to host end of summer fiesta in Kelowna

Get ready to enjoy all that Latin American culture has to offer

Salmon Arm Church hosts picnic to thank community in wake of shooting

Elders would like residents to attend on Aug. 24, appreciating community part of recovery

A healing journey at Arion Therapeutic Farm

What started as a therapeutic horseriding facility has become so much more

Shuswap photographer captures Perseid meteor shower

Six hours spent capturing hundreds of meteors streaking across the night sky

Record number of cars roll in for Kars Under the K

Keremeos resident wins Mayor’s Choice Award

The secret lives of plants unveiled

The Penticton Museum and Archives is hosting another in its Science Lab programs Tuesday

Kirchhoffer played role in Summerland’s early years

Senator from Manitoba monitored progress of community and owned orchard on Bristow Road