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Lake Country BC

Applebox Belles presents the stories of the pioneers, the Summer Girls, and the champion Apple Wrapper Flappers of Lake Country’s early apple packing industry. These determined women quickly became the workforce of the packinghouses, sorting, wrapping, packing, and stamping, and... [Continue Reading]

Below is an update, from the Vernon News, on the proposed trail corridor from Vernon to the northern boundary of Lake Country: A trail corridor with views of Kalamalka Lake could soon be a draw for locals and tourists. The Electoral Area... [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 to be an opportune time to discuss the origin and... [Continue Reading]

April 29, 2013: e-mail to Mits Hikichi, son of Rainbow Ranche (Lake Country) Foreman Sam Hikichi, from Laura Neame, archivist of Lake Country Museum and Archives. Hello Mits Hikichi, We are hoping you can shed some light on a mystery.... [Continue Reading]

Lake Country’s pioneer resident Rosemary Carter has been awarded the Distinguished Community Service Award by the Central Okanagan Heritage Society. Rosemary has made extensive contributions to heritage throughout the Central Okanagan. The award ceremony will be held on February 21,... [Continue Reading]

The new display at the District of Lake Country office pays tribute to the past General Stores of the area with an assortment of tins, canisters, and glassware. The containers are from the museum’s large store collection. Kelowna Pride Tobacco,... [Continue Reading]

Let Ken Mather entertain you as he presents Cowboys East & West. Ranch Hands on the BC and Alberta Frontier at the Creekside Theatre on Sunday afternoon. Doors open at 1 p.m. and the lecture begins is from 1:30 to... [Continue Reading]

The final three nominations for the renaming of the old Highway 97 are out!  There were approximately 162 names submitted. Many were very similar; others had conflicts with street names already used in the Central Okanagan which could complicate delivery... [Continue Reading]