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John Thomson's I Didn't Know That!

Jan 16, 2014 / 5:00 am

First of all, I want to say Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to all my readers and friends. It was a bad ending for me because of health problems. I was in...

John Thomson's I Didn't Know That!

Dec 5, 2013 / 5:00 am

I saw your comment while reading your business article on Castanet regarding Harvey’s Hamburgers being the “Best Tasting Hamburgers". It is...

John Thomson's I Didn't Know That!

Nov 28, 2013 / 5:00 am

Change is the name of the game this week with lots happening and about to happen in this city. The rumours are wild and interesting. So you can see it is a very...

John Thomson's I Didn't Know That!

Nov 21, 2013 / 5:00 am

Every month the Krieg family, a long-time real estate family from ReMax, put this information together for the column. They can be reached at 250-868-8000. ...

John Thomson's I Didn't Know That!

Nov 14, 2013 / 5:00 am

Last week everything was going well on Monday and Tuesday and during the afternoon on Tuesday I couldn't do anymore so I decided to take a break from my...

John Thomson's I Didn't Know That!

Oct 31, 2013 / 5:00 am

Is there about to be a change at Prospera Place in Kelowna? Those in the know tell me that the naming of the building is about to come due again. The building...

John Thomson's I Didn't Know That!

Oct 24, 2013 / 7:00 am

There is a new show coming up at The Creekside Theatre in Winfield on Saturday, October 26th. I'm calling this one " Rann Berry's Rhythm & Soul...

John Thomson's I Didn't Know That!

Oct 17, 2013 / 5:00 am

It was a good week for rumours and things because everyone I talked to had a story regarding something new or something that was going to change. Some I...

John Thomson's I Didn't Know That!

Oct 10, 2013 / 5:00 am

Quietly in an industrial area in Kelowna sits a company that no one knows is there. This company is called Event Max and is a merchandising and manufacturing...

John Thomson's I Didn't Know That!

Oct 3, 2013 / 5:00 am

What do you think will be next with the price of gasoline for the future? It has been a number of weeks that we have been holding at the same $1.29 per litre....

John Thomson's I Didn't Know That!

Sep 26, 2013 / 5:00 am

It was an evening in July 2010 and the sky was lit up in Kelowna. A major fire was filling the sky with flames and smoke from the commercial area just east of...

John Thomson's I Didn't Know That!

Sep 19, 2013 / 5:00 am

At the top of the list this morning is a rumour from Naramata about some changes and a development. This rumour just keeps getting bigger. Down by the lake...

John Thomson's I Didn't Know That!

Sep 5, 2013 / 5:00 am

I have known of Kim Calloway for a number of years throughout his career here on the lakeshore. I always thought he was an excellent newsman and was impressed...

John Thomson's I Didn't Know That!

Aug 29, 2013 / 5:00 am

The CBC National did a feature this week on Vernon’s Larry Kwong, the first Asian player to ever play hockey in the NHL with the New York Rangers. I...

John Thomson's I Didn't Know That!

Aug 22, 2013 / 5:00 am

It was quite a weekend in the news across Canada as there were two more incidents of pythons being found. In one case, 48 pythons were in one house although...

John Thomson's I Didn't Know That!

Aug 15, 2013 / 5:00 am

Eleven years ago I did an interview with A.J. Hazzi, the founder of Vantage West Realty. In those days there was an MLS book that realtors worked from and there...

John Thomson's I Didn't Know That!

Aug 1, 2013 / 5:00 am

That was quite a surprise on Monday morning to wake up to the news that Hudson Bay had made an offer to buy Saks Fifth Ave., the American high-end retailers. I...

John Thomson's I Didn't Know That!

Jul 25, 2013 / 5:00 am

This has been a smoldering rumour for months and finally we have the rumour confirmed; there is going to be a new super “Keg” restaurant in Kelowna...

John Thomson's I Didn't Know That!

Jul 18, 2013 / 5:00 am

It has been quite a week with lots of good leads and everywhere I went people were talking about the weather. It is also a scary time because of the dryness of...

John Thomson's I Didn't Know That!

Jul 11, 2013 / 6:00 am

The new yacht club is finally on its way for the Kelowna lakefront. The Board of Directors of the Kelowna Yacht Club have asked five major builders to submit...

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