New Year's

Naomi Seal and Richelle Zarowski take the Polar Plunge on New Year’s Day, Jan. 1, in Canoe. (Photo contributed)

Welcoming the New Year by taking a Polar Plunge into Shuswap Lake

A small group of individuals endures a fast dip in the frigid waters of Shuswap Lake on Jan. 1

 

Lake Country firefighters helped deliver a healthy newborn baby Thursday, Jan. 21, 2020. (Pixabay)

Okanagan’s first baby girl of 2022 born in Vernon

Baby girl born Jan. 1 at Vernon Jubilee Hospital, first baby, and boy, born in Kelowna

 

A merchant, second from right, sells seafoods to yearend shoppers at a street in Tokyo Friday, Dec. 31, 2021. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)

Omicron’s New Year’s cocktail: Sorrow, fear, hope for 2022

New Year’s Eve, which used to be celebrated globally with a free-spirited wildness, felt instead like a case of deja vu

 

With windchill of -19 C, at least 50 dared to take the Polar plunge at the 36th annual Summerland Kinsmen Polar Bear Dip at Sunoka in Summerland on Jan. 1. (Monique Tamminga Western News)

PHOTOS: Brave Summerland souls take an ice-cold plunge into 2022

Despite wind and freezing temperatures, fun still had at the Polar Bear Dip at Sunoka Beach Jan. 1

With windchill of -19 C, at least 50 dared to take the Polar plunge at the 36th annual Summerland Kinsmen Polar Bear Dip at Sunoka in Summerland on Jan. 1. (Monique Tamminga Western News)