Community

Weight of depression and suicide carried on Okanagan walk

Coldstream man marks Suicide Prevention Day by walking from Vernon to Kelowna and back

Summerland’s education system has changed over the years

South Okanagan community was first in B.C. to have a central school system

Okanagan camera club adapts to challenging times

The club has successfully adapted their fall program to accommodate the changing times.

  • Sep 8, 2020
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The Kelowna Capital News team plants a tree for Earth Day
Cougar caught on camera in Lake Country
Snow blankets Kelowna
Caught in camera: Bear hangs out in tree in Trail

QUIZ: How much do you really know about work and labour

The Labour Day weekend, in early September, is a time to celebrate workers

Painted chairs to brighten Okanagan communities

Lake Country community project fills void left by cancelled ArtWalk festival

Age no barrier to fitness for Summerland seniors

92-year-old member works out regularly at Summerland Women’s Fitness Society

‘Nothing’s working anymore’: West Kelowna woman shares her fight with cystic fibrosis

Cystic fibrosis is a genetic disease that affects the lungs and intestines among other organs

Shuswap Lake becomes important layover for flight of pelicans

Birdwatchers say the number of birds stopping to and from their nesting grounds is increasing

Vancouver to Sicamous: a backroads journey by bicycle

Marco Bieri discovers backcountry via trails, logging and mining roads

Kelowna busker lives off poems he writes on-demand

Give him a word and some coin, and he’ll write you a poem on-the-spot

Kids get creative over summer with North Okanagan market

East Hill children sell their wares, goods at street market

Summerland’s history featured in Okanagan Historical Society’s annual report

Three local historians have contributed articles to 2020 publication

Summerland had first electrical system in Okanagan Valley

Community’s electrical utility was created in 1905

Pets adopted during the pandemic haven’t been returned: Kelowna BC SPCA

So many residents are hoping to adopt pets that the BC SPCA said animals don’t stay long at the shelter

Fuel Good Day supports Okanagan charities

The Armstrong Regional Co-op hosts its annual Fuel Good Day Tuesday, Sept. 15

QUIZ: The bare facts about bears

As summer ends, bear sightings will become more common. How much do you know about bears?

First wedding in Summerland was held in 1904

Harry Dunsdon and Annie Stevens were both from Middlesex, England

The turtle didn’t cross the road, thanks to a Shuswap group

Gardom Lake volunteers create nesting site to help protect species under threat

Keremeos children’s author aims to normalize disabilities with new book

Gus Gets Going tells the story of a boy who uses a wheelchair living life to the fullest

Okanagan-Similkameen community businesses to receive $1.7 M in COVID-relief loans

The Community Futures office in Penticton has spent months reviewing loan applicants