Community

Okanagan College gives honorary awards

The awards recognize distinguished achievement or service

Coffee and questions help Okanagan families living with dementia

The non-profit Alzheimer Society of B.C. is holding a Dementia Coffee & Questions session

Kelowna Newcomers Club offers mentorship to Vernon

The club will not accept Vernon members, but they will help Vernon start their own club

  • May 14, 2019
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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

Rutland May Days road and parking lot closures

City recommends using active transportation to reduce congestion during the event

West Kelowna ‘Kids Care Spray Park’ opens for May long

The popular children’s water park is open to the public from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Alberta bikers rally for bullied girl in Chase

Two groups of motorcycle-enthusiasts with an anti-bullying message bring gifts, support

Gala raises over $121,000 for North Okanagan hospital

PHOTOS: Vernon Jubilee Hospital Gala, Smooth Operations, supports increased surgeries

  • May 13, 2019

Take a 2.1 kilometre swim across Okanagan Lake this summer

The 70th annual Across the Lake Swim takes place on July 20

Man seeks birth mother, believes she lives in Oyama

“I thought I would be satisfied, but there is a part of me that wants more.”

Mascots battle it out in Vernon

Proceeds from the event go to B.C. Children’s Hospital and JoeAnna’s House.

B.C. SPCA reminds public to travel safely with pets this summer

“We recommend that pets are kept inside the vehicle in a secured crate or restrained with a dog seatbelt.”

Dine in luxury at Diner en Blanc this summer

This year’s even takes place on July 4 at an undisclosed location

Friends and students continue Okangan dance instructor’s legacy

“Psychic Development for the Closet Intuitive” on May 25 and “Dance for Ruth” on May 18

  • May 10, 2019

‘It was brutal’: Vernon woman shocked after truck driver runs over duck

Woman expresses her shock after watching a duck be run over by a truck in downtown Vernon

Rutland community garden will celebrate multiculturalism

May 22 engagement session will ask residents what plants are popular in their cultures

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.

Okanagan Walks to Make Cystic Fibrosis History

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

Salvation Army celebrates 100 years in Rutland

The Salvation Army in Rutland is celebrating 100 years of Christmas kettles…

Changes planned for Summerland Action Festival

Saturday evening dance has been replaced with a concert