Summerland Review

EDITORIAL: Heightened tension over face masks

Incidents of anger and conflicts over mandated masks happening too frequently

  • Mar 3, 2021


COLUMN: Summerland’s solar project meets council priorities

Project an investment in electric utility infrastructure

  • Mar 2, 2021


March 1 snow measurement at Summerland Reservoir above normal

Isintok Lake snow measurements near historical average


Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen extends landfill hours

Summer hours at four facility take effect March 1, 2021.

LETTER: Summerland affordable housing proposal opposed

"For a building that will change the dynamic of a small town, I would have expected more discussion."

  • Feb 27, 2021

LETTER: Options available for medical care

Telephone and online methods allow people to contact doctors

  • Feb 26, 2021

Summerland councillor’s letter to media draws disappointment from colleagues

Statements about solar project did not violate ethical or conduct standards

Pilot program comes to Columbia Elementary School in Penticton

The initiative, in partnership with the Ministry of Education, is for four-year-olds

Crack at Thirsk Dam to be examined

Reservoir west of Summerland was expanded in 2007

EDITORIAL: The freedom to read

Books have been challenged many times in the past

  • Feb 24, 2021

Summerland Skating Club members recognized for efforts

Three awards presented to members of Summerland club

Affordable housing proposal for Summerland passes first two readings

Five-storey building would have 60 units

LETTER: Consider all facts when discussing Summerland’s energy

When comparing energy sources, one must do a full, lifecycle carbon accounting

  • Feb 23, 2021

LETTER: Time to do better in disagreements

Agree to disagree, but keep it professional

  • Feb 23, 2021

Summerland council reaffirms solar project in 4-3 vote

Coun. Richard Barkwill had earlier written letters in opposition to initiative

LETTER: Majority of Summerland councillors supported solar project

Dissenting councillors need to respect outcome of votes

  • Feb 22, 2021

LETTER: Solar grants mean little financial risk for Summerland

Proposed system would pay for itself quickly if federal funding is available

  • Feb 22, 2021

LETTER: Summerland residents should decide on solar initiative

Many countries have already set up solar installations

  • Feb 22, 2021

Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen completes analysis of citizen survey

More than 200 people responded to survey from Sept. 2 to Nov. 1, 2020