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Health care careers needed

Jan 21, 2021 / 12:01 am

The past year has been full of changes, and many people have had to adapt or learn new skills in order to adapt and find steady employment. Beginning a new...

Planning for fruitful aging

Jan 18, 2021 / 12:01 am

“Aging is not lost youth, but a new stage of opportunity and strength.” This quote, from American feminist Betty Freidan, summarizes the focus of...

Championing kids at school

Jan 14, 2021 / 12:01 am

Karine Veldhoen isn’t your typical school principal, but that’s not unexpected, because Willowstone Academy, the school she leads, isn’t your...

Fighting for a healthier earth

Jan 12, 2021 / 12:01 am

Soil is essential for life, playing a vital role in the Earth’s ecosystem. Yet, today one-third of the Earth’s soils are degraded from agriculture,...

KAP Cleaners offers secrets

Jan 8, 2021 / 12:01 am

Kerri Kedziora is the Okanagan’s Queen of Clean, and now she wants to share her expansive knowledge with others in the industry. Kedziora owns and...

We are all Stronger Together

Jan 7, 2021 / 12:01 am

It’s tough dealing with physical health issues like diabetes or chronic pain. Managing mental health can also be a struggle during the winter, especially...

Start 2021 on positive note

Dec 16, 2020 / 12:01 am

After a year of serious ups and downs, 2021 could be the fresh start you are looking for. “During uncertain times, education is the best investment for...

Paul's Moving does it right

Dec 15, 2020 / 12:01 am

If there is one industry where overkill is a good thing, it’s the moving business. Unfortunately, the bare minimum is done on too many occasions and...

Eldorado ready for holidays

Dec 11, 2020 / 12:01 am

If there were ever a time that Hotel Eldorado at Eldorado Resort belonged to Kelowna and Kelowna alone, it would be now. Eldorado Resort is one of the premier...

Your home away from home

Dec 9, 2020 / 12:01 am

The Okanagan is home for many people. It is also the home away from home for many more. The reasons why people live and play in the valley are plentiful, from...

Carbon monoxide no joke

Dec 8, 2020 / 12:01 am

There are more than 300 deaths and nearly as many hospitalizations due to carbon monoxide poisoning each year in Canada. The heartbreaking part is most of those...

At home in The Barber Chair

Dec 7, 2020 / 12:01 am

The only problem with getting your hair cut at The Barber Chair is you won’t want to leave once you’re finished. Owner Brett Teigland and his...

Health coaching can help

Dec 1, 2020 / 12:01 am

Good health is easy to take for granted, that is until you no longer have it. Living with a chronic health condition presents challenges one doesn’t think...

IWG brings business clarity

Nov 28, 2020 / 12:01 am

Times have been difficult enough this year for small and medium business owners. The COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting restrictions have cut the number of...

Evergreen gives to Kelowna

Nov 26, 2020 / 12:01 am

When siblings Ranjit and Navjot Takhar took over the family business, they did not forget about the commitment to community that has always been a critical part...

Demand for RMTs increases

Nov 18, 2020 / 12:01 am

Massage therapy is a registered, regulated and highly researched medical field with great patient results for reducing stress and pain. If you are interested in...

Live WELL at Ariva

Nov 16, 2020 / 12:01 am

Timing works in mysterious ways. The Ariva development has now started construction, but the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the 200-unit condominium estate that...

Why TD loves Diwali

Nov 12, 2020 / 12:01 am

Ten years ago, Vik Bains wanted to share something with his community that was close to his heart. Diwali—the Festival of Lights—had always been a...

FortisBC, UBCO get all A's

Nov 11, 2020 / 12:01 am

In 2005, the north Kelowna campus of Okanagan University College, situated in the heart of Syilx Okanagan Territory, transitioned into the University of British...

Local board game launches

Nov 9, 2020 / 12:01 am

Katherine Fehr and her husband, Randy, decided it was finally time to live their dream. Games have always been a passion for the pair. One of their earliest...

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