John Arendt

QUIZ: Crowds and solitude

As COVID-19 restrictions have been relaxed, here’s a quiz about crowded places and isolation

Summerland once had Old English theme

Design guidelines were introduced in late 1980s

Crews repair damaged lakefront walkway in Summerland

Flooding in 2017 and 2018 took toll on popular walking path

Fund to help charities in Okanagan, Similkameen and Thompson valleys

Community Response Fund to bring $138,000 to region

Funding provided for COVID-19 precautions at Loose Bay Campground

Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen receives $60,000 for efforts at campground near Oliver

Vehicle thefts increase, break and enters decrease in Penticton

Statistics from RCMP show changing crime trends in South Okanagan and Similkameen

Summerland Ogopogo Bathtub Race cancelled

COVID-19 restrictions lead to decision to pull plug on summer fundraiser

Snow pack now melted at Summerland survey sites

Measurements in winter and spring were higher than normal levels

COLUMN: Plenty to explore right here at home

Walking every street in Summerland has been a way to discover new things about this community

QUIZ: Exploring gardens

How much do you know about gardening and famous gardens?

Flooding not expected at Summerland creeks

Snow pack has melted and reservoirs are now spilling

Resources available to connect with doctors during COVID-19 pandemic

South Okanagan Similkameen Division of Family Practice offers service for patients

Community Foundation of South Okanagan Similkameen provides 10 bursaries

Financial aid available to those who have graduated in region within past five years

Summerland construction activity slower than a year ago

Number and value of building permits issued in April show decrease from 2019 statistics

Summerland Chamber looks to businesses reopening

Tourism expected to come from within region this summer

Stay on park trails, Summerland mayor urges

Concerns raised about damage to hillside in Giant’s Head Mountain Park

Agreement signed for Summerland trail maintenance

Municipality and Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen enter into agreement

Summerland water rates reduced

Changes mean estimated $441,000 in reduced revenues for 2020

Summerland to begin reopening amenities

Summerland Skatepark will reopen on May 15; other facilities to follow

Summerland’s Maple Roch products available on shelves at London Drugs

Local Central initiatives brings maple syrup brand to stores in Penticton, West Kelowna and Kelowna