John Arendt

How much do you really know about Christmas?

How much do you really know about Christmas?

Black Press Media puts your holiday knowledge to the test!

How much do you really know about Christmas?
PHOTO SUBMITTED                                LEAVING A RAT                                A dead rat, packed in a cracker box, was left on Mayor Peter Waterman’s doorstep in November. The day after this rat was left, another was also deposited at his home.

Dead rats on doorstep greets Summerland mayor

Two rodents have been delivered to Peter Waterman’s doorstep

PHOTO SUBMITTED                                LEAVING A RAT                                A dead rat, packed in a cracker box, was left on Mayor Peter Waterman’s doorstep in November. The day after this rat was left, another was also deposited at his home.
JOHN ARENDT                                CANNABIDIOL PRODUCTS                                Katerina Roshier shows some of the Green Gaia products available at Summerland Gold and Silver Exchange in Summerland. The products contain cannabidiol, a cannabis compound used for its medical benefits.

Cannabidiol products available in Summerland

Products contain medical benefits of cannabis, but with no psychoactive properties

JOHN ARENDT                                CANNABIDIOL PRODUCTS                                Katerina Roshier shows some of the Green Gaia products available at Summerland Gold and Silver Exchange in Summerland. The products contain cannabidiol, a cannabis compound used for its medical benefits.
PHOTO SUBMITTED                                SCIENCE PROJECT                                Grant Mansiere of Summerland studied the trembling aspen for his science fair project. He showed his project at the Canada-Wide Science Fair in Regina this spring. Last week, he brought his project to Ottawa, where it was seen by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Mansiere was one of 30 students across Canada and only two British Columbians to show a science fair project in Ottawa.

B.C. student’s science project makes national exhibit

Summerland’s Grant Mansiere was one of just two B.C. exhibitors at the national event in Ottawa

PHOTO SUBMITTED                                SCIENCE PROJECT                                Grant Mansiere of Summerland studied the trembling aspen for his science fair project. He showed his project at the Canada-Wide Science Fair in Regina this spring. Last week, he brought his project to Ottawa, where it was seen by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Mansiere was one of 30 students across Canada and only two British Columbians to show a science fair project in Ottawa.
JOHN ARENDT                                BRACELET RETURNED                                Charlie Bernhardt shows the bracelet which was returned to him after 73 years. In the winter of 1944 to 1945, while stationed in the Netherlands, he had traded the bracelet for food.

Bracelet returned to B.C. WWII veteran after 73 years

Summerland’s Charlie Bernhardt traded his silver bracelet for food during winter of 1944 to 1945

JOHN ARENDT                                BRACELET RETURNED                                Charlie Bernhardt shows the bracelet which was returned to him after 73 years. In the winter of 1944 to 1945, while stationed in the Netherlands, he had traded the bracelet for food.
Quiz: Remembering Elvis Presley’s legacy

Quiz: Remembering Elvis Presley’s legacy

Today, 40 years after his death, the King of Rock ’n’ Roll is still honoured

Quiz: Remembering Elvis Presley’s legacy
Put your knowledge of B.C. to the test

Put your knowledge of B.C. to the test

Try these 20 questions to determine how well you know British Columbia

Put your knowledge of B.C. to the test
Bruce Klippenstein of Peachland hopes to have a role as Summerland’s “honourary town crier.” Since spring, he has done his cries at 18 events throughout the valley.

Town crier seeks role in Summerland

Bruce Klippenstein would resume earlier role at local functions and ceremonies

Bruce Klippenstein of Peachland hopes to have a role as Summerland’s “honourary town crier.” Since spring, he has done his cries at 18 events throughout the valley.
A view of the Georgia Strait from Roberts Creek

B.C. DAY TRIVIA QUIZ: How much do you know about British Columbia?

B.C. Day, on Monday, Aug. 1, is an opportunity to celebrate this spectacular province. See how well you know British Columbia.

A view of the Georgia Strait from Roberts Creek