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Okanagan Lake

This post concludes the Camp Kopje reminiscences by Douglas Broome. “Back to camp. The buildings went down the  bay from the Panabode. The beach was clear the entire distance, edged by a 20 foot wide green area of bushes, pines,... [Continue Reading]

This post continues the Camp Kopje reminiscences by Douglas Broome. “The main body of camp was laid out along 1,200 feet of pebble beach. At the northern end was a modern PanAbode cedar log home with large verandah and a... [Continue Reading]

“Summer camp. The horse shivers to shake off the horseflies, snorts as girls handle tackle and Western saddles, old leather, hay and muck. A salt lick. The barn looks cool in the shadow of the cottonwoods and pines. Hot high... [Continue Reading]

“Everyone should believe in something; I believe I’ll go fishing.” (H.D. Thoreau) Our particular part of the Okanagan Valley affords myriad opportunities for recreation. One of the most pleasant, enjoyable and affordable, enjoyed by residents and visitors alike, is fishing. We live... [Continue Reading]

“The island [in Okanagan Lake] that many still call Whiskey Island has a colourful history. Legend has it that Interior Salish stored food and supplies on the Island in order to keep it safe from bears. Squaws who were left in... [Continue Reading]

Tonight, Tuesday, August 28th, Okanagan Centre Park (by the Lake Country Museum) will be filled with contemporary voyageurs who are spending the night during their voyage from Vernon to Okanagan Falls, BC, during their Brigade Trails to Wine Trails adventure... [Continue Reading]