Summerland Review

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

Summerland issued 22 building permits in January

Development services department sees more activity than in previous years

COLUMN: Active lifestyles important in Summerland’s plans

Municipality has been examining recreation and healthy lifestyles amenities

  • Feb 19, 2021

Summerland pickleball club asks for more court space

Club has committed at least $5,000 towards the construction of the courts

COLUMN: Growing efforts to moderate social media platforms

Major platforms are now paying closer attention to the content posted to their sites

EDITORIAL: COVID-19 restrictions continue

Preventing a new outbreak is far easier than coping with an increase in the number of new cases

  • Feb 18, 2021

LETTER: Access to healthcare observed during pandemic

COVID-19 has resulted in changes for those who need medical help

  • Feb 18, 2021

LETTER: Consider the facts before proceeding with solar

Summerland should reconsider project

  • Feb 18, 2021