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June 2016

Which birds might I see today? Bluebirds I was asked a question recently regarding some small birds seen last summer. The questioner said, in some surprise, “They were blue!” I replied, “They were probably bluebirds”. Indeed. To the non-birder, the... [Continue Reading]

“SHARON McCOUBREY … She’s been pushing the arts in Lake Country for years and now Sharon McCoubrey has been recognized for a lifetime of artistic endeavours. McCoubrey is the winner of the Arts Council of the Central Okanagan’s lifetime achievement... [Continue Reading]

Sax Koyama award goes to Okanagan Centre’s Elaine Gibbons1 For the first time ever, a wife and husband have been honoured with the annual Sax Koyama Citizen of the Year Award, with the honours coming decades apart. Elaine Gibbons was... [Continue Reading]

The Kelowna & District Genealogical Society (KDGS) is pleased to announce the release of the first nine books of the transcriptions of local cemeteries and burial grounds. Starting in 2008, members of the KDGS have visited various Central Okanagan burial... [Continue Reading]