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The community of Summerland was affected by a diphtheria outbreak in 1911. (Summerland Museum image)

Diphtheria outbreak affected Summerland in 1911

Contagious bacterial infection had 10 per cent fatality rate

The community of Summerland was affected by a diphtheria outbreak in 1911. (Summerland Museum image)
Unisus School in Summerland has started its 2020 to 2021 school year with COVID-19 protocols put in place. (Contributed)

Safety protocols in place as private school in Summerland begins new year

Unisus School has COVID-19 protective measures in place

Unisus School in Summerland has started its 2020 to 2021 school year with COVID-19 protocols put in place. (Contributed)
The Summerland Ornamental Gardens is holding a virtual fall plant sale this year (Photo courtesy of Summerland Ornamental Gardens via Instagram)

Summerland Ornamental Gardens to hold plant sale

Online sale runs Sept. 9 to 19 with wide variety of plants available

The Summerland Ornamental Gardens is holding a virtual fall plant sale this year (Photo courtesy of Summerland Ornamental Gardens via Instagram)
Audrey Lidin and Gail Goranson are among the regular members at the Summerland Women’s Fitness Society. (Contributed)

Age no barrier to fitness for Summerland seniors

92-year-old member works out regularly at Summerland Women’s Fitness Society

Audrey Lidin and Gail Goranson are among the regular members at the Summerland Women’s Fitness Society. (Contributed)
The Okanagan Historical Society’s 84th annual report includes several items about Summerland’s history. (Photograph courtesy of the Summerland Museum)

Summerland’s history featured in Okanagan Historical Society’s annual report

Three local historians have contributed articles to 2020 publication

The Okanagan Historical Society’s 84th annual report includes several items about Summerland’s history. (Photograph courtesy of the Summerland Museum)
The Summerland Curling Club will offer curling once again this winter, despite the COVID-19 pandemic. However, certain protocols have been put in place to slow the spread of the pandemic. (Contributed)

Summerland to offer curling this season

League organizers will follow COVID-19 protocols

The Summerland Curling Club will offer curling once again this winter, despite the COVID-19 pandemic. However, certain protocols have been put in place to slow the spread of the pandemic. (Contributed)
Summerland student receives master’s degree in theoretical physics

Summerland student receives master’s degree in theoretical physics

Sacha Perry-Fagant has been studying at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Summerland student receives master’s degree in theoretical physics
Cst. Janice March of the Summerland RCMP detachment shows a ticket she is handing out to youths at the Summerland Skatepark under the Positive Ticketing Campaign. The campaign is being done by the RCMP and the South Okanagan Similkameen Brain Injury Society. (Contributed)

Police in Summerland hand out treats with tickets

Positive Ticketing Campaign began Aug. 9 at Summerland Skatepark

Cst. Janice March of the Summerland RCMP detachment shows a ticket she is handing out to youths at the Summerland Skatepark under the Positive Ticketing Campaign. The campaign is being done by the RCMP and the South Okanagan Similkameen Brain Injury Society. (Contributed)
Okanagan geologist Murray Raod examines the steep cliffs of Crater Mountain or mkʷiwt quell quell sta, a volcano at Trout Creek Canyon from the Summerland Golf Course. (Photo courtesy of the Summerland Museum)

Active volcanoes in South Okanagan

Crater Mountain is one of 16 volcanoes of the Penticton Group of Volcanoes

Okanagan geologist Murray Raod examines the steep cliffs of Crater Mountain or mkʷiwt quell quell sta, a volcano at Trout Creek Canyon from the Summerland Golf Course. (Photo courtesy of the Summerland Museum)
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Golfers compete in Dorothy Franklin Memorial Tournament

Summerland Ladies Club holds event on June 9, 2020

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Crews building structure at former Summerland train station site

Crews building structure at former Summerland train station site

West Summerland Station will pay tribute to railway history, serve as trail marker

Crews building structure at former Summerland train station site
NONBROWNING APPLE                                The Arctic apple was developed by Okanagan Specialty Fruits in Summerland (Arcticapples.com)

B.C. fruit company that developed nonbrowning Arctic apple sells to U.S. firm

Okanagan Specialty Fruits Inc. developed the nonbrowning Arctic apple

NONBROWNING APPLE                                The Arctic apple was developed by Okanagan Specialty Fruits in Summerland (Arcticapples.com)
In this April 11, 2011 photo, Grover is posed on the set of ‘Sesame Street’ in New York. The popular children’s TV series is celebrating their 50th season. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

QUIZ: Do you know the way to Sesame Street?

The iconic children’s television show first aired 50 years ago

In this April 11, 2011 photo, Grover is posed on the set of ‘Sesame Street’ in New York. The popular children’s TV series is celebrating their 50th season. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
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QUIZ: How much do you really know about Halloween?

There’s a lot more to this night of frights than ghosts, pumpkins and candy

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