Community

Exercising her right to fight

Thinking inside the box helped push Geneva Kostashen through cancer treatment

Residents pay tribute to city’s homeless

He was articulate and well-spoken. He was great at self-reflection. He liked watching the Canucks. And more often than not, he lived at the Howard House Men’s Shelter.

  • Oct 20th, 2017

VIDEO: ‘Lyle the singing pig’ searching for home

SPCA say the pig is ‘not opera-ready’

Okanagan Carpool Week runs from October 23 to 27.

Participate in Carpool Week for a chance to win $100 fuel card

  • Oct 19th, 2017

Costumed children to parade in downtown Summerland

Event on Oct. 28 created as an activity for children and teens

Entrepreneur club formed at high school

Participating students will learn skills and pitch business plans before a panel

  • Oct 19th, 2017
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Active & Safe Routes to Schools
    Young cancer survivor continues to battle
      Feast of Fields is tomorrow (Aug. 27)
        20 years of Feast of Fields

          Fest of Ale Society gives $60,000 to charities

          Board members calling the Penticton event one of the most successful

          Batten down the hatches winter is coming

          When the nights get colder and frost starts appearing in the mornings it’s time to take action

          Grandmas planning three fall fundraisers

          Grandmothers for Africa are working to raise money to help African grandmothers

          • Oct 15th, 2017

          VIDEO: B.C. Orchid fanciers gather in Langley

          Annual show and sale presented by the Fraser Valley Orchid Society

          What’s happening with Anna Zeitner

          Find out what’s taking place this weekend in your community.

          Legion hosts motorcycle rally

          Proceeds from event on Friday will go to B.C. Cancer Foundation

          • Oct 12th, 2017

          Camp receives funding from Masonic Lodge

          The Agur Lake Camp Society has received money to help sponsor a special need child or family’s visit

          Western News photographer takes third in BC SPCA contest

          Mark Brett won third place in the BC SPCA’s 2017 Wildlife-In-Focus photo contest

          Access to many Okanagan rivers, lakes threatened

          Liberal revision of Navigation Protection Act raises concerns

          Derby Demons

          • Oct 10th, 2017

          Cars for canines in Kelowna

          Elite Auto in Kelowna is donating $100 from every sale to the BC SPCA.

          Hespeler was “a figure of national historic importance”

          Summerland resident helped bring more than 7,000 Mennonites to Canada

          CAO reports to District of Barriere on well construction

          Status of well construction and paving projects reported to council

          • Oct 19th, 2017

          Doctor’s prescription for happiness

          Being grateful an important ingredient in the recipe