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Kamloops presale event on May 28 for Trillium at City Gardens

Kamloops presale event on May 28 for Trillium at City Gardens

May 20, 2022 / 12:01 am

You will soon be able to get your hands on one of the most exciting projects in the history of Kamloops. Kelson Group’s City Gardens will be the largest...

Canadian Home Builders' Association of Central Okanagan hosting job fair

Canadian Home Builders' Association of Central Okanagan hosting job fair

May 19, 2022 / 12:01 pm

With one of the lowest unemployment rates in Canada, it’s a great time to be looking for work in Kelowna. In an effort to attract much needed workers in a...

As electric vehicle popularity surges, Kelowna's Limitless EV leads charge

As electric vehicle popularity surges, Kelowna's Limitless EV leads charge

May 19, 2022 / 12:01 am

A local company is leading the charge when it comes to electric vehicle charging solutions. As electric vehicle sales continue to grow exponentially, Limitless...

Okanagan Beach Club's Tiki & Taco Bar will be celebrating start of summer this long weekend

Okanagan Beach Club's Tiki & Taco Bar will be celebrating start of summer this long weekend

May 18, 2022 / 12:01 pm

It’s time to get back to the beach. The tacos, margaritas and dancing are calling your name. Okanagan Beach Club’s Tiki & Taco Bar is open once...

Housing demand remains high in Kelowna, with record-breaking sales at Sole Cawston

Housing demand remains high in Kelowna, with record-breaking sales at Sole Cawston

May 18, 2022 / 12:01 am

For over a decade, Sole2 Developments, in partnership with residential builder Live Edge Okanagan, has been connecting people with the heart and soul of...

Friendly faces of local businesses personify Vernon’s small town charm

Friendly faces of local businesses personify Vernon’s small town charm

May 17, 2022 / 12:01 pm

When it comes to small-town charm, Vernon is hard to beat. With a myriad of activities and attractions for both locals and visitors alike, not only is there...

First College ready to produce registered massage therapists, health-care aides and community support workers

First College ready to produce registered massage therapists, health-care aides and community support workers

May 16, 2022 / 12:01 pm

There are several careers in B.C. that are in high demand at the moment, and that is why First College is doing what it can to fill those gaps and get people...

InsideOut Kitchens does it all, from design to installation, and does it well

InsideOut Kitchens does it all, from design to installation, and does it well

May 16, 2022 / 12:01 am

Maybe you have designs on a brand new kitchen that you have been envisioning in your mind for years. Or perhaps you finally want to make the move and build that...

Sylvan Learning says these six steps will help your child learn

Sylvan Learning says these six steps will help your child learn

May 15, 2022 / 12:01 pm

How do children learn? Step by step. Lesson by lesson. Skill by skill. Success of students often will be stronger in certain academic areas over others....

Building community through connection at Aberdeen Hall

Building community through connection at Aberdeen Hall

May 15, 2022 / 12:01 am

By Casey Turnpenny and Laura Hazeldine Blossoms returning, lighter evenings and warm afternoon rays of sunshine inviting us to come and play. Spring has arrived...

Vernon Cannabis, always listening to its customers, up to four locations in North Okanagan city

Vernon Cannabis, always listening to its customers, up to four locations in North Okanagan city

May 14, 2022 / 12:01 pm

When you are in Vernon and would like to purchase some cannabis, you never have to go very far to find a store that has a large selection, and a friendly and...

Apex Meat Co. making mark in South, Central Okanagan as premier meat delivery service

Apex Meat Co. making mark in South, Central Okanagan as premier meat delivery service

May 14, 2022 / 12:01 am

If your grocery store meat aisle has been lacklustre in quality or shockingly over-priced, it’s time to check out the newest local rave: Apex Meat Co. ...

Beachcomber Home Leisure vows to press on after loss of family patriarch, Dennis Melvin

Beachcomber Home Leisure vows to press on after loss of family patriarch, Dennis Melvin

May 13, 2022 / 12:01 pm

Pushing forward. The Melvin family was devastated when its patriarch, Dennis Melvin, passed away recently. It came as a huge shock, and even now his son, Kent...

Skywater at Movala perfect for buyers seeking peaceful retreat

Skywater at Movala perfect for buyers seeking peaceful retreat

May 13, 2022 / 12:01 am

Kelowna's celebrated Okanagan lifestyle is better beachside, a sentiment proven true last fall, thanks to the sellout success of Movala's inaugural...

Code Ninjas Kelowna puts the fun in computer programming for children

Code Ninjas Kelowna puts the fun in computer programming for children

May 12, 2022 / 12:01 pm

It’s a world where kids write the code. These coders are not sitting in a dark, quiet room with their eyes glued to a computer. They are in a bright,...

Artificial intelligence helps hearing aids learn and improve by isolating important environmental sounds

Artificial intelligence helps hearing aids learn and improve by isolating important environmental sounds

May 12, 2022 / 12:01 am

Hearing loss can be different for everyone. One of these reasons hearing loss can be difficult and complicated to address is that the extent of hearing loss can...

Here are 14 coolest family activities to do in Penticton in summer 2022

Here are 14 coolest family activities to do in Penticton in summer 2022

May 11, 2022 / 12:01 pm

The COVID-19 pandemic is in the rear-view mirror for the most part, which means it’s time to get back to enjoying everything the Okanagan has to offer...

Every growing season full of mysteries to solve and weather to watch at Road 13

Every growing season full of mysteries to solve and weather to watch at Road 13

May 11, 2022 / 12:01 am

With 320 years of farming wisdom and folklore, this book of ancient knowing is full of the kinds of mighty and mystic forecasts we need to get the job done...

Back Door Winery brings Summerland's rich wine history to life

Back Door Winery brings Summerland's rich wine history to life

May 10, 2022 / 12:01 pm

Summerland did not get its first licensed liquor store until the province introduced the Government Liquor Act of 1953. Of course, there was plenty of booze to...

Vantastic Rentals lets you get away from it all in a retro campervan

Vantastic Rentals lets you get away from it all in a retro campervan

May 10, 2022 / 12:01 am

Five years ago, Jeff McSweeney bought a van because he was “tired of sleeping in a tent” when he went camping. Little did he know that he had...

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