Summerland Staff

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

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

Neighbourhood in Lowertown has gone through changes over the years.

Church building has been a landmark on Summerland’s Butler Street
Concerts, workshops and more will be held in Summerland Aug 24 to Sept. 1

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…

Concerts, workshops and more will be held in Summerland Aug 24 to Sept. 1
Art and music at Summerland Ornamental Gardens

Art and music at Summerland Ornamental Gardens

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

Art and music at Summerland Ornamental Gardens
IN THE DOWNTOWN                                This photograph, from of M.L. Dunn, shows Main Street and Victoria Road in Summerland in the early 1940s.                                (Photo courtesy of the Summerland Museum)

Summerland’s downtown has gone through numerous changes

Main Street has been commercial hub of community for many years

IN THE DOWNTOWN                                This photograph, from of M.L. Dunn, shows Main Street and Victoria Road in Summerland in the early 1940s.                                (Photo courtesy of the Summerland Museum)
HAIDA ARTIST                                Terri-Lynn Williams-Davidson will perform with Bill Henderson during the final performance at the George Ryga Festival later this month.                                (Photo submitted)

Haida artist to perform at George Ryga Festival in Summerland

Interweavings features music from Terri-Lynn Williams-Davidson and Bill Henderson

HAIDA ARTIST                                Terri-Lynn Williams-Davidson will perform with Bill Henderson during the final performance at the George Ryga Festival later this month.                                (Photo submitted)
Summerland ladies golf club counts Stableford points

Summerland ladies golf club counts Stableford points

Golfers compete in scheduled league play

Summerland ladies golf club counts Stableford points
Kirchhoffer played role in Summerland’s early years

Kirchhoffer played role in Summerland’s early years

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

Kirchhoffer played role in Summerland’s early years
Golf tournament raises more than $20,000 for Agur Lake Camp

Golf tournament raises more than $20,000 for Agur Lake Camp

11th annual tournament was held at Summerland Golf and Country Club

Golf tournament raises more than $20,000 for Agur Lake Camp
Two arrested after shots fired in Summerland

Two arrested after shots fired in Summerland

Incident occurred on Giants Head Mountain Road on Saturday afternoon

Two arrested after shots fired in Summerland
DAIRY FARM                                In the 1930s, Fred and Anna Gartrell operated a dairy farm in Trout Creek. The farm was on 24 hectares or 60 acres of land.                                (Photo courtesy of the Summerland Museum)

Dairy operated out of Trout Creek in Summerland

Fred and Anna Gartrell sold products from their Trout Creek farm

DAIRY FARM                                In the 1930s, Fred and Anna Gartrell operated a dairy farm in Trout Creek. The farm was on 24 hectares or 60 acres of land.                                (Photo courtesy of the Summerland Museum)
MUSICIANS                                Claire Lawrence, left, Terri-Lynn Davidson and Bill Henderson are among those who will be performing during the Ryga Arts Festival in Summerland.                                (Photo submitted)

Members of Henderson family to perform at Ryga Arts Festival in Summerland

Bill Henderson was the founder and lead guitarist of the band Chilliwack

MUSICIANS                                Claire Lawrence, left, Terri-Lynn Davidson and Bill Henderson are among those who will be performing during the Ryga Arts Festival in Summerland.                                (Photo submitted)
SWIM MEET                                Swimmers with the Okanagan High Performance Team Kelowna Westside Integrated Club took part in the Far Westerns Championships in Moraga, Calif. in late July, returning with medals.                                (Photo submitted)

Okanagan swimmers compete in California

Swimmers from region return with gold medals

SWIM MEET                                Swimmers with the Okanagan High Performance Team Kelowna Westside Integrated Club took part in the Far Westerns Championships in Moraga, Calif. in late July, returning with medals.                                (Photo submitted)
Summerland senior golfers use par points system

Summerland senior golfers use par points system

Leagues compete each week throughout the season

Summerland senior golfers use par points system
POSTAL SERVICE                                The Balcomo Post Office in Summerland was the second in the community. It operated from 1907 to 1913. The building is still in place at the western edge of Prairie Valley.                                (Photo courtesy of the Summerland Museum)

Summerland once had multiple post offices

Balcomo Post Office operated from 1907 to 1913

POSTAL SERVICE                                The Balcomo Post Office in Summerland was the second in the community. It operated from 1907 to 1913. The building is still in place at the western edge of Prairie Valley.                                (Photo courtesy of the Summerland Museum)
REGIONAL ISSUES                                Members of the Summerland Chamber of Commerce, along with representatives from other chambers and boards of trade in the region, met with provincial government representatives recently.                                (Summerland Review file photo)

Chambers met with provincial government

11 boards met with 18 provincial government representatives

REGIONAL ISSUES                                Members of the Summerland Chamber of Commerce, along with representatives from other chambers and boards of trade in the region, met with provincial government representatives recently.                                (Summerland Review file photo)
(Kim Siever photo/Wikimedia)

Increases recommended for Penticton utility rates

Review suggests water and sewer rates to rise for next three years

(Kim Siever photo/Wikimedia)
Graham and Clay win blind partners golf event in Summerland

Graham and Clay win blind partners golf event in Summerland

Summerland Golf and Country Ladies Club held event on July 16

Graham and Clay win blind partners golf event in Summerland
Trinity Joy is a special cat amputee

Trinity Joy is a special cat amputee

Cat at Critteraid in Summerland loves climbing on couches and cat towers

Trinity Joy is a special cat amputee
Visual artists, musicians to gather at Summerland Ornamental Gardens

Visual artists, musicians to gather at Summerland Ornamental Gardens

Events scheduled for July 28 and Aug. 25

Visual artists, musicians to gather at Summerland Ornamental Gardens
HISTORIC HOME                                When the Summerland Hill was created in 1955, the Hespeler home had to be moved. Hon. William Hespeler (1830-1921,) Canada’s Commissioner of Immigration and Agriculture, assisted with the immigration of 7,000 Mennonites to Manitoba in the 1870s.                                (Photos courtesy of the Summerland Museum)

Hespeler had connection to Mennonite migration

Home in Summerland was built in 1907, moved when the highway was changed

HISTORIC HOME                                When the Summerland Hill was created in 1955, the Hespeler home had to be moved. Hon. William Hespeler (1830-1921,) Canada’s Commissioner of Immigration and Agriculture, assisted with the immigration of 7,000 Mennonites to Manitoba in the 1870s.                                (Photos courtesy of the Summerland Museum)