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Okanagan Walks to Make Cystic Fibrosis History

Penticton and Vernon two of 11 that have events taking place Saturday, May 26

Changes planned for Summerland Action Festival

Saturday evening dance has been replaced with a concert

Racers to compete in Summerland’s Giants Head Grind

Uphill course on May 18 has 500 metres of elevation gain in 5.6 kilometres

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Find me my furever home: Billy
Find me my fureverhome: Mittens and Boots
Hitched- An Okanagan bridal fair
Find me my furever home: Lilly-pad and Cali

Okanagan stargazes for International Astronomy Day

Celebrate at the Okanagan Science Centre in Vernon

  • May 9, 2019

Dealing with suicidal thoughts? Okanagan professionals weigh in

All agencies emplore individuals struggling with suicidal thoughts to seek help within their community.

VIDEO: Ducks on the road? Waddle they do?

A mom and her five ducklings embark on a perilous journey to the Salmon Arm wharf

Okanagan Paralympian, Humboldt survivor make strides for spinal cord research

Paralympian Josh Dueck led one of the nine app runs in #TeamCoast2Coast Wings for Life Run

  • May 8, 2019

Vikings and Scottish pipes come to Fintry manor

Mothers Day Fair is at the Manor House 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • May 8, 2019

Paddleboarder expands clean-up goal to Okanagan Lake

Aaron Nasipayko starts cleaning Okanagan Lake shorelines and is hoping for help with a lofty goal

Vernon students release Salmon Fry into 6 Mile Creek

The total sockeye fry released to date is 1.1 million into 6 Mile Creek and 4 million into Okanagan Lake.

Popular Okanagan pier opened to the public

Restoration work finished on Kal Lake Pier

  • May 7, 2019

Okanagan nurse uses social media to find humour in the workplace

Chantelle Devost told the Capital News about her scrubs store and nursing memes for Nurses Week

Vernon man recovering from mysterious head injury hoping to find out what happened

A Go Fund Me has been set up to aid Darrell Moulsdale with expenses related to his recovery

Dancing birds caught on camera

Enderby resident Barb Tomlinson caught two Western Grebe birds performing a mating dance in Salmon Arm.

Mother’s day picnic offered at Vernon Orchard

Picnic lunches will be ready for pick-up between 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. this Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 12.

Start the presses: Writing and Publishing program returns to Vernon

An Information Night is planned for individuals who are interested in the program on May 13 at 6:30 p.m. in Room E102 of the Vernon campus.

Royalty crowned at Summerland Blossom Pageant

Two-day event on weekend included speeches, talents and coronation ceremony

Osler purchased land in Summerland

Bank president also provided financial assistance to Royal Ontario Museum

Anchored to the community: Vernon Yacht Club launches campaign for 5-year-old boy battling leukemia

The boats show is free to the public, so organizers are hosting a raffle to raise money for the costs associated with getting treatment.

Shuswap’s McGuire Lake: Looking into a bottomless mystery

How deep is this lake near Salmon Arm’s downtown? A Vancouver resident revisits a youthful vision.