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School Briefs: Kelowna teacher applauded for leadership commitment

School Briefs: Kelowna teacher applauded for leadership commitment

Al Hopgood of Springvalley Middle receives award from U.S. organization
National blind organization’s mobile assistance program coming to Vernon

National blind organization’s mobile assistance program coming to Vernon

The CNIB Mobile Hub will be in Vernon on Tuesday, April 16 for an information session
Walk for those dealing with Alzheimer’s in Kelowna

Walk for those dealing with Alzheimer’s in Kelowna

The fundraising walk is taking place on Sunday, May 26 at City Park
Dogged efforts earn Salmon Arm volunteer Order of St. John

Dogged efforts earn Salmon Arm volunteer Order of St. John

Joyce Polley logged 8,740 hours with the St. John’s ambulance dog therapy program
Alberta businessman donates $1.5 million for new cancer therapy suite in Kelowna

Alberta businessman donates $1.5 million for new cancer therapy suite in Kelowna

“It’s an honour to give back,” states Marshall Eliuk
Opening of Peachland’s Turner Park delayed as upgrades continue

Opening of Peachland’s Turner Park delayed as upgrades continue

The upgrade project is funded through a provincial fund and a Jays Care Foundation grant
Four-term Kelowna MP Werner Schmidt dead at 92

Four-term Kelowna MP Werner Schmidt dead at 92

Schmidt represented the Okanagan Centre, Kelowna, and Kelowna-Lake Country ridings from 1993 to 2006
Okanagan Mission students aid cancer research with Relay for Life

Okanagan Mission students aid cancer research with Relay for Life

Event has raised more than $100,000 over past three years
Sunny skies, 23 C temperatures set for the Okanagan

Sunny skies, 23 C temperatures set for the Okanagan

Environment Canada forecasting a warmer-than-normal weekend region-wide
‘Centre of excellence’ truck facility setting up shop at Kelowna Airport

‘Centre of excellence’ truck facility setting up shop at Kelowna Airport

Velocity Truck Centres has 18 locations across Western Canada, including a facility in West Kelowna