Monthly Archives: March 2017

No humour please – this is serious business

by Pat Whalley British people have a weird sense of humour, we tend to see the silly side in almost everything.  Sarcasm is also a large part of our humour and not appreciated by everyone, especially the US customs. For … Continue reading

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Down the aisle

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“Get over it”…….

Skardon Island is really just a small rock island with a few trees at the entrance to Pender Harbour.  If you check on Government maps you’ll see that it’s listed as“Skardon Island Indian Reserve”. So many times in conversations with … Continue reading

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Two new inspection stations to protect lakes

The Okanagan Basin Water Board (OBWB) welcomes the B.C. government’s announcement which will significantly improve protection of provincial waters from invasive zebra and quagga mussels. OBWB Chair Tracy Gray. “We have been working to raise awareness regarding invasive mussels since … Continue reading

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Sightseeing

Just north of Spirit Ridge Below – can you see the lake? Picture taken at Fairview Townsite

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Sun Valley Farms

Live Link to Sun Valley Farms  

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Water main floods highway intersection

Neighbors banded together to clear a storm drain at Main Street and Similkameen and alert RCMP to a severe water main break at 10:30pm Thursday. Police quickly notified the town who sent a man out to turn off the water. Photo submitted … Continue reading

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mo three

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mo two

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A quote of the week

“At that point I couldn’t bring her back … I wanted to make sure he didn’t see anything so we had to clean up… I had these visions of calling the police and social workers… I was terrified he would … Continue reading

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