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Murder on Okanagan Lake, conclusion

Continued from blog posts of March 16th and 23rd, 2018 … “As James had predicted, the night clerk was off duty, but the departure of the two men did not go unnoticed. Alf Watson, the ship’s purser, saw them leave and wondered who they were. When the Okanagan was a mile or so from...

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Murder on Okanagan Lake, continued

Continued from March 16, 2018… “At 5:30 the sternwheeler’s engines commenced their rhythmic throb as she headed for her first stop at Peachland. As the vessel churned the chilly waters of Okanagan Lakes, James was formulating a plan to escape. One thing that was going to help was...

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Preserving memories

Putting a lifetime of photos and more on a DVD1 by Tim Talevich Like most parents, my mother and father were diligent about taking photos of all the key moments in their growing family’s life. There were the holiday snapshots: packages around the Christmas tree, Easter egg hunts in the yard,...

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Canadian stories of World War II

“Many Canadians are unaware of how broad and important a role Canada played in the Second World War, particularly in the Battle of the Atlantic, arguably the most crucial battle of the entire war, and on the sands at Juno Beach and in the Scheldt region of the Netherlands. Tens of thousands...

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