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  • 2017 South Okanagan Volunteer Opportunities

    SOUTH OKANAGAN - The South Okanagan Similkameen Volunteer Centre is releasing a new publication containing hundreds of ways to help out with more than 40 different community groups.
  • Shuswap Trail Alliance grows partnership with Torres del Paine, Patagonia, Chile

    “This trail is ten times harder than anything we’ve done yet,” says technical trails specialist, Jacob ‘Sutra’ Brett, with the Shuswap Trail Alliance. “Think Enderby cliffs on steroids. . .and every plant has 1” razors.”
  • Light up the night for homelessness in Kelowna

    KELOWNA - February 10th, 2017 – Coldest Night of the Year (CNOY) walk-a-thon is back and shining brighter then ever, as Kelowna residents and businesses prepare to hit the streets Saturday February 25 in support of those facing homelessness in our region. 
  • Top BC chefs sizzle at Earth Wind Fire fundraiser

    KELOWNA – The top culinary talent in the Okanagan will join with Vancouver chefs for the annual Okanagan fundraiser, Earth Wind Fire, at the Delta Grand Okanagan in Kelowna on Saturday, June 18 to mark 45 years of land conservation by The Nature Trust of BC.
  • Shuswap Trail Alliance receives national media attention in Chile

    SHUSWAP - The Shuswap Trail Alliance just went international.
  • Kamloops Business Excellence Awards nominees named

    KAMLOOPS - Nominations for the 2015 Business Excellence Awards were released today by the Kamloops Chamber of Commerce and TD Bank Group.
  • Penticton committee appointments finalized

    PENTICTON - The City of Penticton has finalized appointments for the 2015-16 committees and successful applicants will be contacted shortly with details.
  • City of Vernon Recognizes Henk Bosman and Tanneke Oordt for Heritage Preservation

    The Urquhart house, built in 1912, is a one and one half storey Arts and Crafts bungalow located at 2501 23rd Avenue in Vernon.
    The Urquhart house is valued as an important example of the English Arts and Crafts bungalow style in a mature setting. The house comprises a central side-gabled front with two front-gabled ends. The house is richly decorated with the vernacular and indigenous materials favoured by the Arts and Crafts movement.
  • City of Vernon recognizes Vernon Community Music School for commitment to heritage preservation

    Mayor Rob Sawatzky said, “The Vernon Community Music School is in the process of completing building repairs and updating their foundation so they can provide a safe and viable musical home for generations to come.”
    In October 2012, the City presented Vernon Community Music School officials with a heritage plaque, in recognition of the heritage significance of the building.

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