John Arendt

Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen pre-approves temporary expanded patios during COVID-19 pandemic

Blanket pre-approval granted to all licensees within regional district’s boundaries

Summerland man rescued following ATV accident

Helicopters used to transport injured man to Kelowna for treatment

Evacuation order and alerts issued for properties in Cawston area

Flooding in region results in State of Local Emergency

QUIZ: Test your knowledge of the world of summer sports

In a typical year, there are plenty of summer sporting events and tournaments held across Canada

EDITORIAL: Revisiting alcohol consumption

A proposal to allow alcohol consumption in some public spaces in Penticton deserves consideration

Summerland businesses optimistic as reopening begins

Businesses make plans for restructuring as COVID-19 restrictions are relaxed

Summerland amends procedure for virtual council meetings, adding transparency

During COVID-19 pandemic, meetings have been held using online technology

Summerland to reopen playgrounds and recreational facilities

Some outdoor spaces will reopen on June 1, but arena and aquatic centre remain closed

LETTER: Summerland solar project should be reviewed

Questions raised about feasibility of proposed power project

Summerland adopts sign policy for Bottleneck Drive members

Policy governs directional signs for wineries, breweries, cideries and distilleries

COLUMN: The gentle art of the disagreement

Differing opinions can work as a strength

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