Summerland Staff

PET OF THE WEEK: Coop Coop (Cooper) is ready for a fresh start

PET OF THE WEEK: Coop Coop (Cooper) is ready for a fresh start

Cat at Critteraid in Summerland would like to meet an experienced cat lady

PET OF THE WEEK: Coop Coop (Cooper) is ready for a fresh start
Bathtub race returns to Summerland for sixth year

Bathtub race returns to Summerland for sixth year

Fundraising event will be held Aug. 22, 2020

Bathtub race returns to Summerland for sixth year
Rippin barn is a Summerland landmark

Rippin barn is a Summerland landmark

Pioneer family moved to Prairie Valley area in 1920

Rippin barn is a Summerland landmark
Summerland church once offered Merry Xmas greeting

Summerland church once offered Merry Xmas greeting

Shortened form was used on a sign at the Methodist Church in 1915.

Summerland church once offered Merry Xmas greeting
IN A WINTER WONDERLAND                                This 1910 photograph shows some of Summerland’s Okanagan College students at the base of Giant’s Head Mountain. The first classes opened on Sept. 15, 1906. The female residence of Morton Hall, opened in 1910. This building housed 40 female students and residence teachers. By 1913 to 1914, 340 students attended Okanagan College. (Photo courtesy of the Summerland Museum)

Summerland’s Morton Hall was a college dorm

From 1906 to 1915, Okanagan Baptist College operated in the community

IN A WINTER WONDERLAND                                This 1910 photograph shows some of Summerland’s Okanagan College students at the base of Giant’s Head Mountain. The first classes opened on Sept. 15, 1906. The female residence of Morton Hall, opened in 1910. This building housed 40 female students and residence teachers. By 1913 to 1914, 340 students attended Okanagan College. (Photo courtesy of the Summerland Museum)
PET OF THE WEEK: Destiny and his brothers want a home

PET OF THE WEEK: Destiny and his brothers want a home

Trio of cats in search of a Christmas miracle

PET OF THE WEEK: Destiny and his brothers want a home
Summerland grape growers issue fundraising challenge

Summerland grape growers issue fundraising challenge

Gerry and Kathy Ryan have donated $5,000 to the Tree of Dreams fundraising campaign

Summerland grape growers issue fundraising challenge
Black Press file photo

Summerland businesses participate in Sip N’ Shop

Downtown event on Dec. 14 will feature local beverages

Black Press file photo
PETS OF THE WEEK: Kaleden Karma Kids need homes after hoarding

PETS OF THE WEEK: Kaleden Karma Kids need homes after hoarding

Cats are shy, but ready to find new homes

PETS OF THE WEEK: Kaleden Karma Kids need homes after hoarding
VOLLEYBALL TEAM                                From left are Laska Hughes (Grade 11), Tessa Poetsch (Grade 10), Morgan Hilgersom (Grade 12), Brooklyn Parliament (Grade 12), Brinay Burdick (Grade 12), Emily Walton (Grade 11), Mary Benoit (Grade 12), Ryan Taylor (Grade 12) and head coach Huan Pham.                                (Photo submitted)

Summerland volleyball team places eighth in provincial

Senior girls team had been ranked 10th going into tournament

VOLLEYBALL TEAM                                From left are Laska Hughes (Grade 11), Tessa Poetsch (Grade 10), Morgan Hilgersom (Grade 12), Brooklyn Parliament (Grade 12), Brinay Burdick (Grade 12), Emily Walton (Grade 11), Mary Benoit (Grade 12), Ryan Taylor (Grade 12) and head coach Huan Pham.                                (Photo submitted)
ART EXHIBIT                                Susan Blomander examines some of the art on display at Season’s Sparkles at the Summerland Community Arts Centre during an earlier holiday art event. This year, artwork will be available at a location on Main Street in Summerland.                                (Summerland Review file photo)

Artwork will be on display at downtown Summerland location

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

ART EXHIBIT                                Susan Blomander examines some of the art on display at Season’s Sparkles at the Summerland Community Arts Centre during an earlier holiday art event. This year, artwork will be available at a location on Main Street in Summerland.                                (Summerland Review file photo)
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Summerland students stage comedy night

Acting 11 students to perform short sketches

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POP-UP STORE                                BeadTrails will have booths from businesses around the region at its pop-up BeadTrails Bazaar during this holiday season.                                (Photo submitted)

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

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

POP-UP STORE                                BeadTrails will have booths from businesses around the region at its pop-up BeadTrails Bazaar during this holiday season.                                (Photo submitted)
VOCAL ENSEMBLE                                Musaic Vocal Ensemble will perform winter and Christmas music at concerts on Dec 13 and 14. The vocal ensemble was formed in Summerland 25 years ago.                                (Photo submitted)

Musaic Vocal Ensemble to perform in Penticton and Summerland

Winter concerts scheduled for Dec. 13 and 14

VOCAL ENSEMBLE                                Musaic Vocal Ensemble will perform winter and Christmas music at concerts on Dec 13 and 14. The vocal ensemble was formed in Summerland 25 years ago.                                (Photo submitted)
LARGE DONATION                                Aaron McRann, left, executive director of the Community Foundation of the South Okanagan, receives a cheque from Kelly Marshall, CEO of the Summerland Credit Union and Sandy Berry, board chair of the Summerland Credit Union. The money will go into a legacy fund to benefit the community of Summerland.                                (Photo submitted)

Summerland Credit Union donates money for legacy fund

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

LARGE DONATION                                Aaron McRann, left, executive director of the Community Foundation of the South Okanagan, receives a cheque from Kelly Marshall, CEO of the Summerland Credit Union and Sandy Berry, board chair of the Summerland Credit Union. The money will go into a legacy fund to benefit the community of Summerland.                                (Photo submitted)
PAGEANT CANDIDATES                                Nine candidates will participate in the 2020 Blossom Pageant. The candidates will make their first appearance at the Festival of Lights. In the top row from left are Marie Bowyer, Desma Dunsdon, Sophia Ferlizza, Alysha Hanley, Abbie Mistal, Hillary Robertson, Sage Stewart, Daphne Susheski and Sylvia Taylor.                                (Photos submitted)

Nine candidates enrolled in Summerland Blossom Pageant

First public appearance of royalty candidates will be during Festival of Lights

PAGEANT CANDIDATES                                Nine candidates will participate in the 2020 Blossom Pageant. The candidates will make their first appearance at the Festival of Lights. In the top row from left are Marie Bowyer, Desma Dunsdon, Sophia Ferlizza, Alysha Hanley, Abbie Mistal, Hillary Robertson, Sage Stewart, Daphne Susheski and Sylvia Taylor.                                (Photos submitted)
Marker in downtown Summerland honoured Antarctica explorer

Marker in downtown Summerland honoured Antarctica explorer

Two memorials erected in 1913 to honour Capt. Robert Scott

Marker in downtown Summerland honoured Antarctica explorer
FESTIVE EVENING                                The Summerland Festival of Lights will be held on Friday, Nov. 29. This year, the fireworks display will be held earlier than in past years. The fireworks will start shortly after the downtown lights are turned on at 7 p.m.                                (Summerland Review file photo)

Summerland Festival of Lights will have schedule changes

Fireworks will begin earlier in the evening on Friday, Nov. 29

FESTIVE EVENING                                The Summerland Festival of Lights will be held on Friday, Nov. 29. This year, the fireworks display will be held earlier than in past years. The fireworks will start shortly after the downtown lights are turned on at 7 p.m.                                (Summerland Review file photo)
Historical Society branch works to preserve Summerland history

Historical Society branch works to preserve Summerland history

Names proposed for roundabouts to honour local heritage

Historical Society branch works to preserve Summerland history
Agreement signed for new Osoyoos Museum facility

Agreement signed for new Osoyoos Museum facility

The Osoyoos Museum Society lease takes effect Jan. 1, 2020

Agreement signed for new Osoyoos Museum facility