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Okanagan Centre BC

The Okanagan today is identified with beaches, orchards and vineyards, rather than the Wild West. However, this letter, written in 1910, is a glimpse into the Okanagan’s frontier past. James Goldie, manager of the Rainbow Ranche in Okanagan Centre, was questioning George C. Goulding of Rainsford Ranch, Long Lake, as to... [Continue Reading]

The lives of the Japanese Canadian pioneers, who were some of the first settlers in the District of Lake Country, present a story of courage and perseverance. To honour these community members the Lake Country Museum created an extensive virtual... [Continue Reading]

The Knox Mountain Hillclimb which takes place on May 19th and 20th this year (2012) in Kelowna had its origins in Okanagan Centre and it is interesting to hear local Lake Country resident Richard Gibbons reminisce about the early event... [Continue Reading]