Community

SOWINS recognizes community supporter

Hidden Chapel Winery was presented with a plaque for the support of the local organization

Church building has been a landmark on Summerland’s Butler Street

Neighbourhood in Lowertown has gone through changes over the years.

Armstrong IPE Parade draws near

Armstrong’s 120th Interior Provincial Exhibition starts next Wednesday, Aug. 28

  • Aug 24, 2019
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Summerland Fall Fair 2019
DRAO Open House
2019 Pow Wow Between Two Lakes
Western Asks: What's your favourite part of B.C.?

Entrepreneur gives Okanagan’s homeless women a boost

The woman says she’ll continue to package and send out bags of products from her self-run business

Penticton Vees trade hockey sticks for paddles at dragon boat challenge

The squad will hit the water for a challenge against Penticton Dragon Boating

Summerland relaunches net metering program

Event open house will be held Aug. 27 from 3 to 6 p.m in Arena Banquet Room

Musaic Vocal Ensemble seeks additional voices

Summerland-based choir has performed for past 25 years

Concerts, workshops and more will be held in Summerland Aug 24 to Sept. 1

The Ryga Arts Festival, which runs Aug. 24 to Sept. 1 in…

Giant paper airplane set to launch in North Okanagan park

The Okanagan Science Centre invites the public to watch the takeoff on Saturday, Aug. 24 at 2 p.m.

  • Aug 22, 2019

Mardi Gras-style party in Penticton to say farewell to summer

Mardi Gras on Martin Street is being oriented slightly more toward adults than children

Recreation guide brings new programs to Penticton

Pick up a copy in the Penticton Western News this week

Shuswap SPCA seeks funds to treat dog that may lose an eye

Two surgeries for severe eye infection unsuccessful, removal a consideration

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?

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