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Clare Gibbons

It is with deep sadness that we announce the death on January 27, 2017 of Sharon Marguerite Laing, a pioneer of Okanagan Centre. Sharon is survived by her husband of 52 years, Wyatt (Sandy) Laing who was by her side... [Continue Reading]

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, a recent feature in the Kelowna Daily Courier spoke to... [Continue Reading]

The second Monday of February is Family Day in British Columbia. It is a time to celebrate family members and remind ourselves of those who preceded us. Museums and archives are wonderful repositories for family histories. Here one can find... [Continue Reading]