Old Lady of the Lake
The seven-eighths of a mile between the Westside and the sandy beach at Kelowna has always been a traveller’s headache. Since the days when the first Europeans settled the Okanagan, getting across has required patience, perseverance and ingenuity. Despite that single mile of water being the only bottleneck on a 4,800-mile highway stretching from California to the Yukon, the politicians refused to act or even attempt a solution.
Read the original feature 2004 Jan-Feb Old Lady of the Lake.