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Duane Thomson

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 as officially this name didn’t even exist until recently. This... [Continue Reading]

» Thursday 24 April 2014, 5 pm » Bohemian Café, 524 Bernard Avenue, Kelowna » $2 at the door. Refreshments are available. » Space is limited, please reserve your seat HERE  On Thursday, April 24th at 5 pm the ongoing Okanagan Institute Express series at the Bohemian Café, 524 Bernard Avenue, Kelowna presents Kakonosedai: A... [Continue Reading]

I visited the United Church-sponsored thrift shop the other day and when I opened the back door I was greeted by a veritable “Santa’s workshop” of folks, sorting, labelling and displaying all manner of donated items. What tremendous value they... [Continue Reading]

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” — Margaret Mead. Members of the Lake Country community have a history of community involvement and at the... [Continue Reading]

Tomorrow night, Saturday, March 17th, 2012, Dr. Duane Thomson (president of the Lake Country Heritage and Cultural Society) will be addressing the Kelowna Branch of the Okanagan Historical Society. The Laurel Packinghouse (Ellis Street) in Kelowna will be the venue... [Continue Reading]