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Wildfire rages in B.C.'s Okanagan Valley

The so-called Smith Creek wildfire is roughly half contained according to British Columbia fire officials and thousands have been allowed to return to their homes in West Kelowna. 68 more words

Summer

Okanagan Valley is hot and smokey

The weather has been hot in the valley for the past couple of weeks, hitting 40 degrees a couple times. Many new fires in the valley as well though out BC leaves heavy smoke in the air. 29 more words

BC Life

Travels with Dave: Wine, cheese and beaches in the Okanagan Valley

BREAKING NEWS: I have now seen some of British Columbia! I got in a car, drove east (not south), and spent four days exploring the sunshine and sights of the Okanagan Valley. 1,424 more words

Travel

Okanagan Sunshine

Did you know you can find desert country in Canada? Contrary to some perceptions of ¬†this country, British Columbia’s Okanagan Valley is home to the northern most sliver of the Sonoran Desert, which stretches across the 49th parallel into the… 70 more words

Photography

2013 Mission Hill 5 Vineyards Rose

A vibrant little rose from Western Canada that packs quite a punch at quite a reasonable price. Sporting intricate flavours of citrus, ripe strawberries, ginger and sweet spices, this is definitely a rose that anyone can enjoy. 33 more words

FUN STUFF

Travel Okanagan

In southern beautiful British Columbia lies a western Canadian banana belt called the Okanagan Valley. Twenty years ago it was considered the best kept secret until the Coquihalla highway lead a easy path from Vancouver to Kelowna, through to Kamloops, B.C. 1,158 more words

WRITERS ON WRITING BLOG TAG

Bit of a diversion from history here, except that it involves talking about the writing of historical fiction. I have been blog tagged, meaning another writer (specifically, Marva Dasef, host of the Cellophane Queen blog ( 656 more words

HISTORY HAPPENINGS