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Family seeks support for infant

Family seeks support for infant

A Penticton family is reaching out to the community to help with costs associated with their newborn baby who has an undiagnosed respiratory disease.
Legion salutes longtime member

Legion salutes longtime member

This Sunday, the Summerland Legion plans to honour one of their highest profile members.
Musical exhibition

Musical exhibition

Penticton’s Beamer Wigley performs at the Kids Division Semi-Finals in the PNE Star Showdown. The annual summer fair in Vancouver, featuring over 700 shows, exhibits and attractions, runs through Sept. 5.

Water is key to food production

Summer is perhaps the best time of year in the Okanagan. The sun is shining. People seem more relaxed and friendly, happy to pick up local fresh fruits and vegetables at small fruit stands, farmers’ markets and in the local grocery stores.
Sneak attack

Sneak attack

Mikki Ransome of Princeton didn’t quite see the watery attack in time (top) and took a direct hit (bottom) while son Jonah fires back with his boat blaster’s water gun in retaliation during a fun afternoon recently at LocoLanding Adventure Park.

Donors needed for fruit tree project

The annual Summerland Fruit Tree Project has begun its eighth year collecting unwanted fruit in the town. The main goal of the project, organized by the Summerland Asset Development Initiative, is to collect the unharvested fruit that goes to waste each year and distribute it within the community.
By the light of the moon

By the light of the moon

The moon lights the early-morning sky as it sets behind the western hills on the outskirts of Penticton this week. The next full moon will be Sept. 12.
Smooth sailing

Smooth sailing

Kiran Rochon balances on the bow of his sailboat this week as part of the South Okanagan Sailing Association advanced lessons program on Okanagan Lake near Summerland. The group provides a wide range of certified instruction in wind-powered watercraft.
Home is where her heart is

Home is where her heart is

Habitat vice-president has helped families find homes for more than two decades

Walk highlights importance of organ donation

The 2011 Penticton Kidney Walk, a promotional event for organ donation, is being held Sunday at Gyro Park at 9:30 a.m.