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LETTER: Elect candidates who want to serve

Role on council should be about service to the community

  • Aug 26, 2022
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St. John’s Lutheran Church in Summerland is one of three churches in Summerland deemed to have land in excess of what is needed to deliver services. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)

Summerland churches receive property tax relief

Permissive tax exemptions granted to three churches with excess lands

St. John’s Lutheran Church in Summerland is one of three churches in Summerland deemed to have land in excess of what is needed to deliver services. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)
The Summerland Ornamental Gardens will host an afternoon of art and music on Aug. 28. (Contributed)

Art and music repeats in Summerland Ornamental Gardens

Event will be held Sunday, Aug. 28

  • Aug 26, 2022
The Summerland Ornamental Gardens will host an afternoon of art and music on Aug. 28. (Contributed)
A proposed four-storey development in Summerland will have housing for seniors and medical offices. (Image by Meikeljohn Architects, Inc.)

Seniors housing development receives Summerland council approval

Proposal for Dickson Avenue to bring 81 residential units and space for health services

A proposed four-storey development in Summerland will have housing for seniors and medical offices. (Image by Meikeljohn Architects, Inc.)
Glenys Clark celebrated her 100th birthday at Angus Place on Aug. 24. Clark has been involved in the community since moving to Summerland in 1948. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)

‘Good genes’: Summerland centenarian celebrates another trip around the sun

Glenys Clark has been involved in service to the community since 1948

Glenys Clark celebrated her 100th birthday at Angus Place on Aug. 24. Clark has been involved in the community since moving to Summerland in 1948. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)
Pilot Justin Kripps with Cam Stones, Ryan Sommer and Benjamin Coakwell from Canada start for the first run of the men’s four-man bobsleigh World Cup race in Winterberg, Germany, Jan. 9, 2022. (Caroline Seidel/dpa via AP)

Kripps retires from bobsleigh competition

Summerland athlete has competed in three Olympics, earning gold and bronze

Pilot Justin Kripps with Cam Stones, Ryan Sommer and Benjamin Coakwell from Canada start for the first run of the men’s four-man bobsleigh World Cup race in Winterberg, Germany, Jan. 9, 2022. (Caroline Seidel/dpa via AP)
Spot sized fire near Summerland. (BC Wildfire)

Lightning caused fire near Summerland doused

BC Wildfire is on scene of the Eneas Creek blaze

Spot sized fire near Summerland. (BC Wildfire)
A petition with 62 names has been presented to Summerland Council, with concerns about traffic and noise levels on a portion of Victoria Road South. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)

Residents petition to slow down Summerland street

Safety concerns raised about Victoria Road South

A petition with 62 names has been presented to Summerland Council, with concerns about traffic and noise levels on a portion of Victoria Road South. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)
Sandra Richardson, vice principal at Penticton Secondary School, is a finalist in the 2022 Premier’s Awards for Excellence in Education. (Submitted photo)

Penticton vice-principal nominated for excellence in education

Sandra Richardson is one of 34 educational professionals nominated for provincial award

Sandra Richardson, vice principal at Penticton Secondary School, is a finalist in the 2022 Premier’s Awards for Excellence in Education. (Submitted photo)
Nash Bishop, left, and Ryan Donovan will join the Summerland Steam Junior B hockey team for the coming season. Previously, both players were with the OMAHA Central Rockets U18AA team. (Contributed)

Summerland Steam acquire four rookie players

Junior B hockey season to begin in late September

Nash Bishop, left, and Ryan Donovan will join the Summerland Steam Junior B hockey team for the coming season. Previously, both players were with the OMAHA Central Rockets U18AA team. (Contributed)
Max Bernier, leader of the People’s Party of Canada, spoke in Summerland on Aug. 18. The meeting was held at Summerland United Church. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)

People’s Party leader makes stops in Okanagan

Max Bernier spoke to supporters in Summerland and Kelowna on Aug. 18

Max Bernier, leader of the People’s Party of Canada, spoke in Summerland on Aug. 18. The meeting was held at Summerland United Church. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)
An alert has been issued for Summerland’s water system. (District of Summerland map)

Summerland issues water restriction advisory

Residents urged to limit drinking water consumption in Aug. 13 notice

An alert has been issued for Summerland’s water system. (District of Summerland map)
The RCMP Southeast District Major Crime Unit, Summerland detachment, Penticton regional detachment, and BC Coroner’s service are investigating. (Black Press file photo)

Bodies found in burned-out vehicle near Summerland: RCMP

The bodies were discovered after the Summerland Fire Department extinguished a vehicle fire

The RCMP Southeast District Major Crime Unit, Summerland detachment, Penticton regional detachment, and BC Coroner’s service are investigating. (Black Press file photo)
The Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen has received numerous subdivision applications for the area served by the Meadow Valley Aquifer and the Faulder Community Water Service. (Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen map)

Water supply concerns remain for Meadow Valley

Aquifer study referred back to Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen staff

The Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen has received numerous subdivision applications for the area served by the Meadow Valley Aquifer and the Faulder Community Water Service. (Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen map)
Wildfire burning near Summerland.

Wildfire west of Summerland being held

The blaze sparked Thursday evening

Wildfire burning near Summerland.
The Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen is applying for a licence of occupation for a portion of the former Kettle Valley Railway between Faulder and Osprey Lake. (File photo)

Regional district seeks licence of occupation for rail trail properties

Application affects trail between Faulder and Osprey Lake

The Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen is applying for a licence of occupation for a portion of the former Kettle Valley Railway between Faulder and Osprey Lake. (File photo)
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LETTER: Summerland street used as a speedway

Evening races common on Victoria Road South

  • Aug 4, 2022
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The structure, proposed to be built in front of the Lakeshore Racquets Centre, drew plenty of public opposition. (Photo/District of Summerland)

Summerland council sinks private dock proposal for lake shore

‘Historically that area has been a water playground for everyone, not just a fortunate few’

The structure, proposed to be built in front of the Lakeshore Racquets Centre, drew plenty of public opposition. (Photo/District of Summerland)
The intersection of Prairie Valley Road, Solly Road, and Highway 97 in Summerland has seen 139 crashes over the past five years according to an ICBC report. (Photo/Google Maps)

Summerland council seeking speed limit change on Highway 97

‘It’s not a very large area that we’re asking people to slow down in’

The intersection of Prairie Valley Road, Solly Road, and Highway 97 in Summerland has seen 139 crashes over the past five years according to an ICBC report. (Photo/Google Maps)
Summerland Waterfront Resort and Spa win Tripadvisor award for “Best of the Best” based on customer reviews. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)

Travellers’ Choice: Summerland Waterfront Resort and Spa wins Tripadvisor award

The Summerland Waterfront Resort and Spa wins Tripadvisor award

Summerland Waterfront Resort and Spa win Tripadvisor award for “Best of the Best” based on customer reviews. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)