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Lake transportation

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 adjoining Wood Lake froze nine out of ten years. Hauling... [Continue Reading]

It has been seven years since the new William R. Bennett Bridge was opened in Kelowna — May 25th, 2008. Thinking of “the history of the original [bridge] brought back many memories. As a boy, I remember the excitement in 1958... [Continue Reading]

“Towering over a proud shipyard crew and some family members, the Sicamous is nearly ready for its launching at the Okanagan Landing shipyard on May 19, 1914.” “Okanagan Landing, just five miles (eight km) southwest of Vernon, developed into a... [Continue Reading]