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Keagan Ingram, a Grade 8 student from Summerland Middle School, broke two running record in provincial competition.

Ingram wins gold medals at provincials

Keagan Ingram, a Grade 8 Student from Summerland, broke two records in Nanaimo in the B.C. High School Track and Field Championships.

Keagan Ingram, a Grade 8 student from Summerland Middle School, broke two running record in provincial competition.
Garnett Lake will be stocked with fish for the Action Festival Kids Fishing Derby.

Garnett Lake stocked for Kids Fishing Derby

This year’s Summerland Action Fest Kids Fishing Derby will be more interesting.

Garnett Lake will be stocked with fish for the Action Festival Kids Fishing Derby.
As many as 1,000 participants are expected to take part in the Giant’s Head Run during the weekend of the Summerland Action Festival. The start line for the race has been changed for this year.

Starting line moved for Giant’s Head Run

The starting line for Summerland's Giant's Head Run is no longer at the old library; it’s been changed to the pool.

As many as 1,000 participants are expected to take part in the Giant’s Head Run during the weekend of the Summerland Action Festival. The start line for the race has been changed for this year.
Ball players from around the province will compete at the annual Action Festival tournament June 3 to 5.

80 teams expected for slow pitch tournament

This year’s slow pitch tournament during the Summerland Action Festival is going to be a big one.

Ball players from around the province will compete at the annual Action Festival tournament June 3 to 5.
The Summerland Action Festival will be held on the weekend of June 3 to 5. The festival will include the annual Action Festival parade.

Changes planned for Action Festival

This year’s Action Festival is having a few changes with some of the activities.

The Summerland Action Festival will be held on the weekend of June 3 to 5. The festival will include the annual Action Festival parade.

Karate athletes to compete at provincials

The Taneda Karate Dojo will be competing at the B.C. Provincial tournament on May 28 and 29 in Richmond.

RCMP

Police report

News from the Summerland RCMP detachment over the past week.

RCMP
Fire crews have already responded to wildfires in the region and throughout the province.

Early drying trend observed

This spring fire season has started with unseasonably warm temperatures.

Fire crews have already responded to wildfires in the region and throughout the province.
Sue Gibbs, left, past president of the Summerland Community Arts Council, and Karan Bowyer, office manager are preparing for the closure of the existing arts centre on Main Street. The centre will close its doors as of April 24. The show in the background, My Journey with Colour, by Carol Hannah, will close on April 23. The arts centre will move to a cultural centre, to be located in the former library building on Wharton Street.

Arts Centre moves to old library

The Summerland Community Arts Centre is going to be moving again but this time they’re moving to the Blagborne Building.

Sue Gibbs, left, past president of the Summerland Community Arts Council, and Karan Bowyer, office manager are preparing for the closure of the existing arts centre on Main Street. The centre will close its doors as of April 24. The show in the background, My Journey with Colour, by Carol Hannah, will close on April 23. The arts centre will move to a cultural centre, to be located in the former library building on Wharton Street.

Nine to compete in Blossom Pageant

Nine Grade 11 girls are competing in next month’s Blossom Pageant for the opportunity to represent Summerland.

Karan Bowyer, office manager at the Summerland Community Arts Centre, sets up an art exhibit. At the end of April, the arts centre will vacate their Main Street location and move to the Blagborne Building on Wharton Street.

Old library selected for cultural centre

The Summerland Community Arts Centre is going to be moving again but this time they’re moving to the Blagborne Building.

Karan Bowyer, office manager at the Summerland Community Arts Centre, sets up an art exhibit. At the end of April, the arts centre will vacate their Main Street location and move to the Blagborne Building on Wharton Street.

Robinson competing at curling tourney

This year the Canadian Firefighters Curling Association will be putting on their curling championship in Truro, Nova Scotia.

Students to participate in science fair

The Central Okanagan Regional Science Fair was hosted by KLO Middle School on April 9.

Library issues fraud alert

The Okanagan Regional Library is issuing a fraud alert.

Matt Nickson from Oxbow Farms in Oliver is one of the vendors at Tuesday’s Farmer’s Market. The Market began on Tuesday and continues till the end of October

At the market

Matt Nickson from Oxbow Farms in Oliver is one of the vendors at Tuesday’s Farmer’s Market.

Matt Nickson from Oxbow Farms in Oliver is one of the vendors at Tuesday’s Farmer’s Market. The Market began on Tuesday and continues till the end of October
The Great Ogopogo Bathtub Race will be held in August. This is the second year for the fundraising event.

Contestants prepare for bathtub race

Contestants will race their bathtubs on Okanagan Lake in August as they raise money for a hospital expansion.

The Great Ogopogo Bathtub Race will be held in August. This is the second year for the fundraising event.

Children paint street banners

Children are using their creative designs as they paint street banners for the Summerland Art Centre’s annual banner project.

Members of the Summerland Rotary Club are working with students at Summerland Secondary School in the $100 challenge. Groups of students receive the money and use their entrepreneurial skills to create a larger donation. In the back row from left are John Bubb, Aleah Nesdoly, Hannah Nixdorf, Thea Lemare-Haverkamp, Khush Saran, Curtis Detchkoff, Brittany Parliament, Corey Berekoff, Sheila Kuhre, Bob Van Balkom and Garry Hollingshead. In the middle row from left are Sarah Gottwald, Sydney Sandrelli, Arianna Planiden, Rachel Shanner, Teagan Kew, Toni Boot and Sharon Lusch. In front from left are Haley Latktin and Denese Espeut-Post.

Students raise funds to benefit charities

Summerland’s Rotary Club is investing money — $100 at a time — to encourage students to give back to the community.

Members of the Summerland Rotary Club are working with students at Summerland Secondary School in the $100 challenge. Groups of students receive the money and use their entrepreneurial skills to create a larger donation. In the back row from left are John Bubb, Aleah Nesdoly, Hannah Nixdorf, Thea Lemare-Haverkamp, Khush Saran, Curtis Detchkoff, Brittany Parliament, Corey Berekoff, Sheila Kuhre, Bob Van Balkom and Garry Hollingshead. In the middle row from left are Sarah Gottwald, Sydney Sandrelli, Arianna Planiden, Rachel Shanner, Teagan Kew, Toni Boot and Sharon Lusch. In front from left are Haley Latktin and Denese Espeut-Post.

Library asks what writers want

On Saturday March 12 at 10:30 a.m. the new library is hosting a meeting titled What Do Writers Want.

Four ORCA swimmers competed for the highest level of Provincial Swimming at the BC AAA Championships. The competition was held at the Saanich Commonwealth Games Pool. From left coach Delano Ducheck, Coach Joanne Malar, Taylor Smith 13, Taylor Ingram 11, Keagan Ingram 13, Brooklyn Parliament 13.

Smith receives bronze at swim championships

Over the weekend swimmers from around the province competed in the BC AAA Championships in Victoria.

Four ORCA swimmers competed for the highest level of Provincial Swimming at the BC AAA Championships. The competition was held at the Saanich Commonwealth Games Pool. From left coach Delano Ducheck, Coach Joanne Malar, Taylor Smith 13, Taylor Ingram 11, Keagan Ingram 13, Brooklyn Parliament 13.
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