Community

Armstrong IPE Parade draws near

Armstrong’s 120th Interior Provincial Exhibition starts next Wednesday, Aug. 28

  • Aug 24, 2019

Entrepreneur gives Okanagan’s homeless women a boost

The woman says she’ll continue to package and send out bags of products from her self-run business

Summerland relaunches net metering program

Event open house will be held Aug. 27 from 3 to 6 p.m in Arena Banquet Room

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Cindy Derkaz: Liberal Party candidate for North Okanagan-Shuswap
Mary Ann Murphy: Liberal Party candidate for Central Okanagan-Similkameen-Nicola
John Barr: People's Party of Canada candidate for Kelowna-Lake Country
Robert Mellalieu: Green Party candidate for Central Okanagan-Similkameen-Nicola

Musaic Vocal Ensemble seeks additional voices

Summerland-based choir has performed for past 25 years

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…

Giant paper airplane set to launch in North Okanagan park

The Okanagan Science Centre invites the public to watch the takeoff on Saturday, Aug. 24 at 2 p.m.

  • Aug 22, 2019

Shuswap SPCA seeks funds to treat dog that may lose an eye

Two surgeries for severe eye infection unsuccessful, removal a consideration

Art and music at Summerland Ornamental Gardens

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

Sleep expert recommends Summer snooze solutions

Summertime brings light, noise, heat and other conditions that can make getting to sleep hard.

Summerland’s downtown has gone through numerous changes

Main Street has been commercial hub of community for many years

Word on the Street: Festivalgoers at the 27th annual Salmon Arm Roots and Blues

The Observer asked: Where are you from and what brought you to the festival?

Paddleboard festival coming soon to Kalamalka Lake

Wildfire smoke got in the way of last year’s event, but conditions look better this summer

  • Aug 17, 2019

Good morning bats! Salmon Arm office receives surprise visit by winged critters

Pair of bats found huddled together on wall in the sun outside downtown office

Summerland Drop-In Centre holds anniversary banquet

Event intended to showcase community facility

Okanagan residents reminisce over Winfield’s Adventureland

According to the Lake Country Museum, Adventureland was the first park of its kind in the Okanagan

Salmon Arm Church hosts picnic to thank community in wake of shooting

Elders would like residents to attend on Aug. 24, appreciating community part of recovery

Shuswap photographer captures Perseid meteor shower

Six hours spent capturing hundreds of meteors streaking across the night sky

Iconic Carnaval del Sol to host end of summer fiesta in Kelowna

Get ready to enjoy all that Latin American culture has to offer

A healing journey at Arion Therapeutic Farm

What started as a therapeutic horseriding facility has become so much more