John Arendt

Summerland council to continue online meetings

Virtual meetings remain to comply with COVID-19 restrictions

Summerland not considering allowing alcohol in public spaces

Penticton and North Vancouver have both passed bylaws to relax alcohol consumption rules

Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen pre-approves temporary expanded patios during COVID-19 pandemic

Blanket pre-approval granted to all licensees within regional district's boundaries

Significant flooding not expected in Summerland

Okanagan Lake now slightly higher than full pool level

Summerland businesses optimistic as reopening begins

Businesses make plans for restructuring as COVID-19 restrictions are relaxed

Summerland amends procedure for virtual council meetings, adding transparency

During COVID-19 pandemic, meetings have been held using online technology

Summerland to reopen playgrounds and recreational facilities

Some outdoor spaces will reopen on June 1, but arena and aquatic centre remain closed

Summerland adopts sign policy for Bottleneck Drive members

Policy governs directional signs for wineries, breweries, cideries and distilleries

COLUMN: The gentle art of the disagreement

Differing opinions can work as a strength

Fund to help charities in Okanagan, Similkameen and Thompson valleys

Community Response Fund to bring $138,000 to region

Funding provided for COVID-19 precautions at Loose Bay Campground

Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen receives $60,000 for efforts at campground near Oliver

Vehicle thefts increase, break and enters decrease in Penticton

Statistics from RCMP show changing crime trends in South Okanagan and Similkameen

Summerland Ogopogo Bathtub Race cancelled

COVID-19 restrictions lead to decision to pull plug on summer fundraiser

Resources available to connect with doctors during COVID-19 pandemic

South Okanagan Similkameen Division of Family Practice offers service for patients

Stay on park trails, Summerland mayor urges

Concerns raised about damage to hillside in Giant's Head Mountain Park

Summerland Chamber looks to businesses reopening

Tourism expected to come from within region this summer

Summerland construction activity slower than a year ago

Number and value of building permits issued in April show decrease from 2019 statistics

Summerland water rates reduced

Changes mean estimated $441,000 in reduced revenues for 2020

Summerland Fall Fair cancelled due to COVID-19

Organizers had earlier hoped to postpone date of agricultural celebration