Community Reporter
  • Coronavirus: Okanagan Regional Library branches reopening to public
    "Phase three of our COVID-19 reopening plan we are calling browse and borrow so it's the first time we are having customers back in our building browsing since we closed back in March."
    Jul 24
  • Penticton Art Gallery hosts first Bob Ross exhibit in Canada
    "There is something magical when you see them in the flesh."
    Jul 10
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  • Coronavirus: Vernon Public Art Gallery moves fundraiser online
    "Culture is one of the foundational building blocks [of our community] without culture you don't have community."
    Jul 7
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  • Dying Breed unleashes powerful first EP
    "We didn't want to play covers, we started writing songs from day one."
    Jul 5
  • Global Okanagan hosts one-day online fundraiser for valley food banks
    "We could all be on that side of the table; it doesn't take much."
    Jun 23
  • Coronavirus: BC Professional Fire Fighters' Burn Fund adjusts fundraising strategies for Burn Camp
    "Everyone at burn camp just really cares about not just helping you through your burn injury recovery but seeing you succeed in the rest of your life,"
    Jun 8
  • Coronavirus: Kelowna's New Vintage Theatre takes play online
    "We are really firm in our belief in promoting artists and the work of local artists in particular, so we want to keep going, but we are just looking at new ways of doing that."
    Jun 7
  • Coronavirus: Penticton business gives away groceries
    "You hear that people struggle to even provide basic necessities to themselves and their families and it's heartbreaking."
    Jun 7
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  • Coronavirus: Winfield Easter Seals summer camp moves fun online
    "I'm really hoping that it feels like camp as much as we can."
    Jun 2
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  • Podcaster in Golden, B.C., raises awareness of chronic diseases with sound bites
    "I'm actually doing this from the bottom of my heart because I don't want people to suffer like I did."
    May 31