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  • New courses explore resistance and revolution

    OKANAGAN - From millions of women marching globally out of concern for their human rights, to protests over pipelines, to rebels in Syria, there seems to be increasing expressions of discontent dotting our global political landscape.

    Some may be full-on revolt. Others may be civil disobedience or demonstrations of democratic rights and freedom of speech.
  • Okanagan Regional Library Board receives clean audit for 2014

    KELOWNA - The Okanagan Regional Library (ORL) Board of Directors reviewed and accepted a clean audit of the 2014 Financial Statements at their Board meeting yesterday. Auditors BDO reported that the ORL’s revenues and expenses were very close to what was budgeted and consistent with previous years, with the exception of costs associated with the construction of the new Summerland branch due to open in late summer.
  • Water conservation and quality improvement grant awards, 2014

    Regional District North Okanagan
    Available funds: $57,000   Total Requested: $45,700   Recommended Funding: $45,700

    Project Title:
    North Kalamalka Lake Intake Protection Zone Storm Water Reclamation Project
    Organization:
    Greater Vernon Water
    Project Goals:
    Kalamalka Lake is a major domestic water source for Greater Vernon, providing about 40% of water to customers.
  • Enactus Okanagan College students en route to National competition

    Sixteen Okanagan College students, including Thomas Arrowsmith from Salmon Arm, are on their way to take part in the Enactus Canada National Exposition May 6 – 8 in Toronto.

    Arrowsmith, who is the current vice-president of the student-led organization, belongs to the seven-member team that will be competing in the National category.

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