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  • The secret history of Okanagan Lake's Commando Bay

    KELOWNA - It takes a lot of work to get to Commando Bay. You can hike for hours through rough terrain, bumpy hills, and dense forests. Perhaps you can find a plane to fly you over the spot and parachute your way down like a Second World War paratrooper.
  • Why cider is making a comeback in the Okanagan

    KELOWNA - Cider is fast becoming a staple in the Okanagan — everyone knows you can find local ciders in almost any liquor store — but cider hasn’t always been as popular in the Okanagan as it is now.
  • Cemetery tour digs deep into Okanagan history

    KELOWNA - Compared to England or China, Canada is a young country — Kelowna only became a municipality in 1905, just 114 years ago.
  • Mapping war memorials throughout the Southern Interior

    THOMPSON-OKANAGAN - There are thousands of war monuments and memorials across the country and the Southern Interior alone is home to more than two dozen of them.

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