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Arnold Trewhitt

The Vernon News, May 1964. Wood Lake Water Company Dies. A Demise to be regretted “OYAMA (Correspondent) — The Wood Lake Water Company has held its last meeting in the […]... [Continue Reading]

John (Jack) Trewhitt was born in Sunderland, England, in 1890 and at the age of 16 he immigrated to Canada. He worked in Manitoba and later bought a homestead in […]... [Continue Reading]

Thanks to the sharp eyes of Liz and Ken Ellison of the Greater Vernon Museum & Archives the mysterious curlers of Long (Kalamalka) Lake have been identified. Liz contacted the Lake Country […]... [Continue Reading]

During some particularly cold winters Kalamalka Lake freezes over. Harold Thomson, who was raised in Oyama, said that in his experience Kalamalka Lake froze once every ten years and the […]... [Continue Reading]

In the pre-WWII years, Oyama boys were numerous enough to field a hockey team that played against Vernon and perhaps other teams. They practised and played on a community hockey […]... [Continue Reading]

Pelmewash Parkway is about to be devoted entirely to local traffic, providing Lake Country with the wonderful asset of seven kilometres of lakeshore for all manner of recreation.  This seems […]... [Continue Reading]