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February 2017

The story of the Fir Valley settlers on the grasslands east of Winfield has been ably told by Lake Country historian Ronald Taylor in his book Fir Valley: A History. A part of that story that hasn’t been fully explored... [Continue Reading]

Bring the family to the Lake Country Indoor Children’s Festival! Date: Saturday, February 25, 2017, 11 a..m. to 3 p.m. Place: George Elliot Secondary School, 10241 Bottom Wood Lake Road, Lake Country, BC. Admission: by Donation Attractions: Over 40 Children’s Activities,... [Continue Reading]

Reminiscences of Clara Hallam (née Bailey) continued Hallam reminiscences 2 (pp. 27-30) Some stylistic changes have been made in the text to reflect modern usage. 1907 – 1909 “… There was to be a big skating party on Duck Lake... [Continue Reading]

Reminiscences of Clara Hallam (née Bailey) The John A. Bailey family, John and Emma, who resided in Summerville, Oregon, followed friends to settle in Westbank, where they lived from 1895 until 1901. Clara was the fifth Bailey child, born on... [Continue Reading]