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also O·ka·na·gan  (ō′kə-nŏg′ən)
A river, about 185 km (115 mi) long, flowing southward from Lake Okanagan in southern British Columbia, Canada, to the Columbia River in north-central Washington.
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1. (Placename) 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). Also (US): Okanogan
2. (Peoples) Also: Okanogan or Okinagan a member of a North American Indian people living in the Okanagan River valley in British Columbia and Washington
3. (Languages) Also: Okanogan or Okinagan the language of this people, belonging to the Salish family
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ENPNewswire-August 30, 2019--The Thompson Okanagan to host World Travel Awards North America Gala Ceremony 2020
Freedom Mobile will extend wireless services to residents in communities throughout the Okanagan in the coming months.
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The program features facilitators Nancy Smith (Leavenworth Chamber of Commerce), Jennifer Tate (Okanogan County Tourism Council), Simone Carlysle-Smith (Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association), Stacy Luckensmeyer (WVC Center for Entrepreneurship), Roni Holder-Diefenbach (Economic Alliance of Okanogan County), and Lynn Longan (Washington State Department of Commerce) and Canadian partners from the Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association.
The protestors held rallies in eight cities of the country; Edmonton, Toronto, Winnipeg, Okanagan, Moncton, Calgary, Saskatoon, and Halifax to protest the government's policies and the UN migration pact, Anadolu Agency reported.
Steven Latchford and Lynzee Schatz joined the winemaking team at Okanagan Crush Pad in Summerland, B.C.
Many of the IS or so cider houses throughout the Okanagan Valley in British Columbia (BC Tree Fruits Cider and Double Cross Cidery in Kelowna and Twisted Hills Craft Cider in Cawston, to name a few) are near trailheads, like the Kettle Valley Rail Trail, which runs parallel to the glacial waters of Okanagan Lake (above).
Avcorp Industries (TSX: AVP) and the University of British Columbia have signed an MoU, agreeing to explore the establishment of a learning factory for advanced composites at UBC's Okanagan campus, the companies said.
The 29th annual Western Canadian Undergraduate Chemistry Conference (WCUCC) was hosted by the University of British Columbia Okanagan in Kelowna this past May.
AMID THE STARTLING INHUMANITY of those who populate the unforgiving yet sustaining world of the fictional Okanagan in Patrick Lane's Red Dog Red Dog (2008) is a surprising vision of nature that is powerfully estranged from conventional practices of apprehension and recognition.

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