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John Arendt

John Arendt

John Arendt has worked as a journalist for more than 30 years. He has a Bachelor of Applied Arts in Journalism degree from Ryerson Polytechnical Institute (now Ryerson University) in Toronto and a Bachelor of Arts in English and History from the University of Winnipeg. He has been at the Summerland Review since 1994. In his spare time, he writes creatively and has had some of his short fiction published in British Columbia and internationally.

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1-250-494-5406
Email
news@summerlandreview.com

Recent Work by John

Summerland was affected by Spanish influenza epidemic

Summerland was affected by Spanish influenza epidemic

Epidemic in early 20th century took a toll on the community
Park work continues in Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen

Park work continues in Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen

Wharf Park in Naramata, Mariposa Park in West Bench receive upgrades
Replacement of Summerland's historic pier reopened to the public

Replacement of Summerland's historic pier reopened to the public

The previous pier was deemed unsafe in 2023 due age and wear
Work continues on Adra Tunnel north of Penticton

Work continues on Adra Tunnel north of Penticton

Donations have come in for restoration of historic tunnel
QUIZ: Are you ready for the summer music festival season?

QUIZ: Are you ready for the summer music festival season?

Across Canada, there are plenty of concerts and music festivals, featuring a variety of styles. How much do you know about Canadian music?
Summerland has had long history of fruit production

Summerland has had long history of fruit production

Peach trees have been growing in Summerland for more than 120 years
Summerland mayor urges for alternate transportation route

Summerland mayor urges for alternate transportation route

Doug Holmes says Highway 97 is an essential route in the Okanagan
Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen offers tips for heat

Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen offers tips for heat

Hot temperatures are forecast beginning on Sunday, July 7
Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen approves funding

Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen approves funding

Money allocated for two fire department costs within regional district
Major blasting complete at site of rockslide near Summerland

Major blasting complete at site of rockslide near Summerland

Lengthy road closures expected to be less frequent
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