John Arendt

Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen directors to receive pay increase

Increase of 11.9 per cent to offset changes to taxation for elected officials

COLUMN: Light holiday movies, filmed here in B.C.

How is it possible to come up with so many holiday-themed movie scripts each year?

Summerland builders named finalists for awards

Two builders nominated for provincial and regional construction excellence

Summerland Food Bank assisted 536 people over past 12 months

147 children included among those who received assistance

Cookie fundraiser provides $1,170 for Summerland toy drive

Six-year-old girl organizes baking initiative for Summerland Fire Department

Land in Summerland was owned by Pierres

Johnny Pierre settled in the area in 1886 and recorded the land as a reserve

Envirogreen to assess what led to Princeton explosion

Incident at soil reclamation operation occurred on evening of Nov. 27

Petition urges support of historic sod cabin in Summerland

Cabin was constructed between 1886 and 1888 and is one of the Okanagan’s oldest buildings

Name selected for Coalmont park

Family donated parcels of land for creation of park

Penticton firm to design web interface for GoByBike BC

Software will integrate with fitness trackers such as Strava and MapMyRun

Earthquake felt in and near Penticton

Quake occurred 14 kilometres from Penticton early on the morning of Nov. 28.

Summerland to change council meeting structure

Afternoon and evening meetings will be held on days when council meets

Used oil, antifreeze now collected at Summerland Landfill

New collection facility a significant upgrade from the previous oil collection system

LETTER: Sound system issues will be fixed

Complaints received about sound quality during Summerland’s Remembrance Day ceremony

Wine industry has grown in Summerland

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

DeLeeuw provides reflexology and herbal treatments

Summerland Wellness Centre works with alternative health treatments

COLUMN: Truth, trust and surveillance technology

The ability to monitor a partner’s cell phone has disturbing implications

Big Hank Lionhart to perform at Dream Café in Penticton

Blues musician to present special collection of holiday music

South Okanagan crews ready for winter road maintenance

Not all roads in the region will be cleared at the same rate

RDOS approves cannabis location for Okanagan Falls

Concerns about impact of business raised by some in South Okanagan community