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By Richard McGuire The South Okanagan Grasslands have long been a glaring omission in Parks Canada’s efforts to represent each of Canada’s significant natural regions...

By Richard McGuire Anyone who has spent any time in Osoyoos has probably encountered Vince Sam, a homeless man who can often be seen taking...

By Richard McGuire Matthew Hassen is lost for words to describe the selfless act of a friend, Josh Hackett, who is donating a kidney to...

By Richard McGuire The water of the Okanagan River is a precious resource that must be managed to balance the needs of competing users. That’s the...

By Lyonel Doherty A FortisBC power line technician from Oliver says he will never forget the smiles on people’s faces after Hurricane Irma wiped out...

Special to the Sun Imagine yourself in November facing the early gloom of another dark evening. Flash to another scene. It’s you on Friday, Nov. 10 arriving...

By Richard McGuire Pat Hampson, a former Oliver mayor and councillor, was soaring with joy when he received his 75th birthday present – quite literally. Hampson’s...

By Richard McGuire When Brad Quwek offered me a chance to ride with him in his souped-up 1975 Pontiac Astre on the drag strip at...

By Richard McGuire Spotted Lake, the iconic Osoyoos-area landmark, makes an appearance in a new five-part CBC documentary cinematic series kicking off the new season...

By Richard McGuire One of the biggest misconceptions about palliative care is that it’s for people at the very end of their lives, says Lisa...

By Keith Lacey When asked to describe the keys to a successful marriage, Josephine Reynders doesn’t hesitate for a second. “Once in a while you have...

By Richard McGuire A little bird, a common yellow throat, is caught in a fine net that’s hard to see unless you’re looking right at...