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Guest Bloggers

Occasional contributors to the Blog of the Lake Country Museum & Archives.

Which birds might I see today? Ducks that dive Remember the dabblers and the divers – the two categories into which we group ducks? In an earlier posting we took a look at the dabblers, and in this posting we’ll... [Continue Reading]

The Oyama Fire Department was the first organized fire department in what is now Lake Country. A fire at Appleton’s General store, located next to the Oyama Post Office and Thomson’s Garage demonstrated the need for fire suppression in the... [Continue Reading]

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]

Heritage Week – February 13th – 19th, 2017 My Canada! My BC! My Okanagan! You are invited to the many Heritage Week events taking place this year in the Okanagan: · All Week – Heritage exhibits and tours at local... [Continue Reading]