Okanagan

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Okanagan

1. a river in North America that flows south from Okanagan Lake in Canada into the Columbia River in NE Washington, US Length: about 483 km (300 miles)
2. a member of a North American Indian people living in the Okanagan River valley in British Columbia and Washington
3. the language of this people, belonging to the Salish family
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An additional 16 traps were placed in the southern Okanagan Valley in 2009 as part of a research project to supplement the 91 traps operated by the province, effectively acting as targeted surveillance in this area.
On the flight to my home in Boston from the Okanagan Valley of British Columbia, I thought about the numerous experiences during the week--the amazing kids I met, the teachers, principals and librarians who welcomed me so warmly, and the landscape that I never tired of seeing.
The company manages a wide variety of vacation property ranging from luxurious estate homes to full service condo hotels in destinations such as Canmore, Fernie, Kicking Horse, the Okanagan Valley and Kimberley.
Mission Hill Family Estate from the Okanagan Valley in British Columbia is the best-represented Canadian winery.
Eocene sedimentary rocks of the White Lake Formation, including conglomerate, sandstone, siltstone and minor coal, were deposited as fluvial sediments in the landscape surrounding the volcanic edifices; these bedrock units underlie vineyards in the Okanagan Valley.
For golfers, British Columbia's Okanagan Valley has everything the Sierra Nevada can boast - and more.
While this is a tremendous honour for me personally and for my family," says Mission Hill Family Estate's von Mandl, "it's such an important endorsement of the Okanagan Valley and its potential.
Stephen Cipes, the 2004 CAMA Agri-Marketer of the Year, was born in Manhattan--an awfully long way from the pristine grape-growing region of the Okanagan Valley in Canada's British Columbia.
The conference, entitled a "Taste of Chemistry" will look at the wine industry in the Okanagan Valley, which is fast becoming a world-class producer of truly great wines.
The Okanagan Valley Wine Train, which makes a round trip north from Kelowna through one of B.
Each of the six regions that make Kootenay's unique and distinctive character are defined largely by their major industries, ranging from the fruit and wine country of the Okanagan Valley to the ski resort areas and cattle farms.

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