Community

UPDATE: Road sign that gave Cherryville a chuckle replaced

Typo leaves residents wondering if road has been renamed

North Okanagan community offers free bus rides

Free transit all day within city of Vernon limits

Artwork will be on display at downtown Summerland location

Light Up the Arts begins during the Summerland Festival of Lights on Friday evening

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Bear cub cries for mom in Peachland backyard
Paws for a Cause returns for another year in City Park
Fun at BC SPCA kids camps in Kelowna
Find me my furever home: Billy

Changing the outcome through philanthropy

Donor support plays a vital role when it comes to cancer breakthroughs

  • Dec 2, 2019

Wine industry has grown in Summerland

Bottleneck Drive represents 18 wineries, three cideries, one brewery and one distillery

Armstrong lights up for Christmas

Home for the Holidays and 27th annual light up and parade

Shuswap history in pictures: Skiing Larch Hills

Do you know the names of these cross-country skiers?

  • Nov 26, 2019

Misspelled road sign gives Okanagan community a chuckle

Typo leaves residents wondering if road has been renamed

Shuswap food banks size up needs as holidays approach

Everything from fresh produce to hygiene products required to help those in need.

Penticton cafe bounces back from break-in

Late Friday night a robber broke the glass door and stole the cafe’s cash box.

  • Nov 25, 2019

Christmas lights, strands, accepted for recycling in Salmon Arm

Incandescent and LED strands, wreaths can be taken to Bill’s Bottle Depot

Getting their child back from a ‘deep hole’

After Makena suffered 100 seizures, surgery became a ‘high point’ for these parents

  • Dec 2, 2019

Businesses will have booths at pop-up BeadTrails Bazaar in Summerland

Bazaar will be open during Summerland Festival of Lights on Nov. 29

Downtown Vernon Safeway closes forever

Staff shed tears, hugs, laughs, champagne as 54-year-old business closes; will rebrand as FreshCo

Summerland Credit Union donates money for legacy fund

Donation of $75,000 made during credit union’s 75 anniversary

Residents rescued from under-construction home

The Penticton Fire Department used their ladder truck to rescue the homeowners from the roof.

Marker in downtown Summerland honoured Antarctica explorer

Two memorials erected in 1913 to honour Capt. Robert Scott

Word on the street: What driving advice do you have for drivers experiencing their first Shuswap winter?

The Observer asked: What tips do you have for drivers experiencing their first Shuswap winter?

Support sought for senior dog at SPCA in North Okanagan

Teki came in underweight, had surgery to remove two painful lumps and dental work