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Gibbons, Richard

Richard Gibbons, a member of the Board of Directors of the Lake Country Heritage and Cultural Society and past president, is a long-time resident of Lake Country from the Okanagan Centre area.

In early days our orchard industry dominated the Okanagan Valley’s economy; a close second was logging and sawmilling. While big mills like Simpson’s Sawmill in Kelowna were the best known, […]... [Continue Reading]

Lake Country is not only all about our beautiful lakes, orchards and vineyards, but also that craggy promontory that overlooks us called Spion Kop. Don’t take issue with this spelling […]... [Continue Reading]