John Arendt

Summerland cuts business license fees for 2021

Decision to eliminate fees does not apply to mobile business licenses

Summerland taxes expected to rise by 1.65%

Increases also forecast for Summerland utility rates

Zoning amendment approved for Summerland property

Buildings on property had been constructed in the past without permits

Snow levels above yearly average at Summerland sites

Snow pack at Summerland Reservoir 148 per cent of historical average

Canadian bobsleigh team wins silver in Germany

Summerland athlete Justin Kripps is pilot of World Cup team

Summerland seeks funds for flood damage work

Municipality applying for grant for repair work on Lakeshore Drive

Summerland construction was busy in 2020, despite pandemic

Development and housing construction in Summerland continued in 2020, despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Okanagan-Similkameen Regional Hospital District district considers primary care clinic funding

Conversations have addressed need to recruit and retain doctors in South Okanagan and Similkameen

Music promoter arranges concerts for care homes

Sakamoto Agency organizing series of free pre-recorded concerts for care homes across Canada

Gym to be replaced at Summerland Secondary School

$10.5M project expected to begin in the fall

Housing values increase in Thompson Okanagan region

Highest increase is in Princeton with values rising by 17 per cent over past year

YEAR IN REVIEW: Holiday movies were filmed in Summerland

Film crews were in community for two movies and a commercial in 2020

YEAR IN REVIEW: Study spaces created for Summerland university students

Three churches open doors for University of Summerland initiative

YEAR IN REVIEW: Summerland celebrated lights despite festival cancellation

While the Festival of Lights was cancelled, two drive-by holiday lights events were organized

YEAR IN REVIEW: Summerland graduation restructured to follow COVID-19 restrictions

Graduates received diplomas over a three-day period, but video of complete ceremony also released

COVID-19 pandemic saw parties work together, Okanagan MP says

MP Dan Albas said Liberals and Conservatives cooperated to bring about relief in 2020

YEAR IN REVIEW: Confederate battle flag shown along anti-racism parade route in Summerland

Summerland mayor later destroyed bandanas showing Confederate symbol

YEAR IN REVIEW: Summerland home was vandalized with racist graffiti

Community responds with shock and support following incident in July

YEAR IN REVIEW: Summerland responded quickly to COVID-19 pandemic

Businesses, facilities, institutions shut their doors; festivals and events were cancelled

How to recycle your trees in the South Okanagan and Similkameen after the holidays

Communities throughout region have collection and composting services available