The team of Dwain Sandrelli, Bob Tamblyn, Fred Stewart and Don Walker scored 91 points in a "waltz-time" format, which counts one net score on the first hole, two on the second and three on the third, to win this week's play in Summerland Senior Men's Golf.

Mike Van Teghem recorded a 69 to card the low-net score during senior men’s play July 30 at the Summerland Golf and Country Club.

The foursome of Jim Haddrell, Doug Steinke, Doug Marchesi and Mike Van Tegham won last week’s Par Points event in senior men’s play at the Summerland Golf and Country Club.

It was deja vu for outdoor adventure this week, thanks to Colleen MacDonald, author of the new guidebook, Let’s Go Biking Okanagan and Beyond.

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EDITOR'S NOTE: The print edition of Wednesday, July 22, 2020 said Cue's "opens today," which is contradictory to the online story. The actual opening is set for Thursday, July 23, 2020 at 11 a.m. The Herald regrets the confusion... JM

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Rob Tadey, representing Fairview Mountain Golf Club, was named the overall champion of the 62nd Jackson Triggs Penticton Men’s Open this past weekend.

Dave Carleton had a great week in Summerland Senior Men’s Golf action, scoring low net in the first flight with a seven-under 65. Garth Humphreys and Jeff Goodis were tied for second and third, each with 72 and Bob Fortune shot a net of 73.

In Twin Lakes men’s night action, Reid Sutherland, Wayne Whitehead and Kevin Hynes were low gross winners in their respective flights. Bob Bro, Don Affleck and Alex Wilson were low net winners.

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With many recreation options curtailed or eliminated by the COVID-19 pandemic, golf is the notable exception, matching and even exceeding numbers of participants compared to previous years.

The Penticton Vees Junior ‘A’ Hockey Club announced Monday the team has acquired forward Finlay Williams (’03) from the Prince George Spruce Kings in exchange for future considerations.

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UPDATE: An official announcement from the BCHL, originally reported to be happening on Monday, July 13, 2020, has been postponed until Wednesday, July 15, 2020.

After two days of senior women’s low-net competition spread over two weeks, Vijai Vaagen’s score of 62 held up as the first-flight winner Tuesday at the Summerland Golf and Country Club.


When you consider the global COVID-19 pandemic kept people locked inside for weeks on end and interrupted regular social contact, it’s no big surprise local cycling shops have remained busy and thriving over the past several months.

Summerland Golf and Country Club participated in the ladies Zone 2 challenge, a fundraiser to help fund travel for junior golfers.


When I first moved to Penticton in September of 2014, I was living in temporary accommodations in one of the motels on Lakeshore Drive. It was a perfect option for me at the time: new to town, relatively


KISU Swim Club has capped its COVID-19-shortened season with a virtual awards night.

The Penticton Vees sent forward Darwin Lakoduk to the Prince George Spruce Kings in exchange for future considerations on Wednesday in a move to create roster space for their 20-year-old players.

Barb Oleschuk had the low net score to claim first place in the Dorothy Franklin Memorial Tournament staged Tuesday at the Summerland Golf and Country Club.

OTTAWA — Canadian para-snowboarder Matt Hamilton has been banned from competition for four years because he tested positive for a prohibited substance.

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The Penticton Vees announced on Tuesday the team has acquired forward Luc Wilson from the Cowichan Valley Capitals in exchange for forward Jack Barnes and future considerations.

The series on the best Okanagan trails continues with Kalamalka Lake Provincial Park, the best public park in the North Okanagan for those who want to escape the urban centre of Vernon or who want a fine example of grassland at the north end of the valley.

If anyone is wondering if the Junior Heat volleyball club is successful, take a close look at UBCO coach Steve Manuel’s roster.

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Two months ago, Nayo Raincock-Ekunwe was playing professional basketball in Russia. Two months from now, she was supposed to be suiting up for Team Canada at the Tokyo Olympics. And right now, she should be at a pre-Olympic training camp in Edmonton.

As the effects of COVID-19 continue and businesses start to re-open, one thing that is of keen interest to me is the City of Penticton’s plan with parking.