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McKinley Beach neighbourhood of Juniper Grove lots now on sale

McKinley Beach neighbourhood of Juniper Grove lots now on sale

Feb 5, 2022 / 12:01 am

Lakeside living in Kelowna has taken another step forward with Juniper Grove, part of the master-planned community of McKinley Beach at the northern end of the...

Machart family of four (athletes) opens Supplement World Kelowna

Machart family of four (athletes) opens Supplement World Kelowna

Feb 4, 2022 / 12:01 am

It all started five years ago with an innocent trip to Kelowna to watch their son play football. Now the Machart family is owner and operator of the...

Alberta Tent & Awning will take your outdoor living to the next level

Alberta Tent & Awning will take your outdoor living to the next level

Feb 1, 2022 / 12:01 am

Since 1945 Alberta Tent & Awning has been helping Western Canadians make the most of their properties and the great outdoors. Now officially servicing the...

Sitara Liquor is Lake Country's newest neighbourhood liquor store

Sitara Liquor is Lake Country's newest neighbourhood liquor store

Jan 28, 2022 / 12:01 pm

West Kelowna’s loss is Lake Country’s gain. After seven years operating in West Kelowna, Sitara Liquor has relocated to Lake Country, establishing...

Experience as 17-year-old leads celebrant to Kettle Valley Memorial

Experience as 17-year-old leads celebrant to Kettle Valley Memorial

Jan 25, 2022 / 12:01 am

Karen Block has vivid memories of a moment in her life that led to her current role as a celebrant at Kettle Valley Memorial Services in Penticton. It was 1995....

CHBA-South Okanagan going hard after workers with job board

CHBA-South Okanagan going hard after workers with job board

Jan 21, 2022 / 12:01 am

There are plenty of great jobs available in the southern Interior for those in the residential housing construction industry. The South Okanagan chapter of the...

Whites and reds stepping into the ring at Road 13 Vineyards

Whites and reds stepping into the ring at Road 13 Vineyards

Jan 19, 2022 / 12:01 pm

Let’s get ready to rummmmmmmble! And by rumble we mean pay a visit to Road 13 Vineyards in Oliver, where you will decide which wine is a knockout during...

Lexston Life Sciences aims to bring psychedelics to those in need

Lexston Life Sciences aims to bring psychedelics to those in need

Jan 19, 2022 / 12:01 am

Lexston Life Sciences has been in the cannabis research industry for nearly a decade. Now the company is leveraging that knowledge as it turns its attention to...

International Union of Operating Engineers Local 115 will rebuild BC

International Union of Operating Engineers Local 115 will rebuild BC

Jan 17, 2022 / 12:01 pm

By Brian Cochrane The devastating floods in southern B.C. that severed vital road and rail links highlighted the integral, yet fragile nature of the...

Central Okanagan Crime Stoppers celebrating 35 years this month

Central Okanagan Crime Stoppers celebrating 35 years this month

Jan 17, 2022 / 12:01 am

January is Crime Stoppers month, which also happens to be when the Canadian chapter of the crime fighting organization is celebrating its 35th anniversary. The...

Vista Academy will find your child's strengths, top learning methods

Vista Academy will find your child's strengths, top learning methods

Jan 14, 2022 / 12:01 am

Neurodiversity is exactly what it sounds like. The buzzword celebrates the diversity of how people experience, interact and interpret the world around them....

Willowstone Academy focusing on continuity of learning for 2022

Willowstone Academy focusing on continuity of learning for 2022

Jan 13, 2022 / 12:01 am

Willowstone Academy’s principal, David Balfour, shares his humorous perspective on school during the pandemic and he says: “As tumultuous as the...

Change Effect will come to you, put you through designed workout

Change Effect will come to you, put you through designed workout

Jan 11, 2022 / 12:01 am

It’s the new year, which means you have to stop eating sweets, work out every day for at least an hour and stop chewing your fingernails. Just kidding....

West Kelowna's Iron Energy Gym makes stand against closure

West Kelowna's Iron Energy Gym makes stand against closure

Jan 6, 2022 / 12:00 pm

Dear citizens of Kelowna and West Kelowna, My name is Brian Mark, and I am a part owner of Iron Energy Gym in West Kelowna. I am writing to you as a concerned...

Gift cards worth $1,500 up for grabs in Osoyoos shopping contest

Gift cards worth $1,500 up for grabs in Osoyoos shopping contest

Jan 6, 2022 / 12:01 am

Did you not get that one Christmas gift you really, really wanted? Are you and your family waiting to celebrate the holidays a little later? Or do you simply...

Big year ahead for expanding and award-winning Penticton Toyota

Big year ahead for expanding and award-winning Penticton Toyota

Dec 29, 2021 / 12:01 am

Penticton Toyota continued its award-winning ways in 2021, and 2022 could very well be its best year yet. The dealership celebrated its fourth President’s...

Lakeshore Vein & Aesthetics Clinic can help you make friends

Lakeshore Vein & Aesthetics Clinic can help you make friends

Dec 27, 2021 / 12:01 pm

RBF, also known as resting b-tch face, is a real thing. Have you ever met someone who looks a lot like the grinch, so you avoid them? Or have you ever walked...

Kelowna roofing company sees sharp spike in business despite pandemic

Kelowna roofing company sees sharp spike in business despite pandemic

Dec 23, 2021 / 12:01 am

Despite the current challenging economic times, the demand for roofing and architectural sheet metal has never been higher. And Kelowna’s Laing Roofing is...

HVAC, automation leader Kimco Controls launches new website

HVAC, automation leader Kimco Controls launches new website

Dec 22, 2021 / 12:01 am

Kelowna-based HVAC, automation, and electrical service company, Kimco Controls, launched a new digital presence on Dec. 21. This new vision for the longtime...

Here are 10 reasons to buy an infrared sauna from Beachcomber

Here are 10 reasons to buy an infrared sauna from Beachcomber

Dec 21, 2021 / 12:01 am

Susanne* had really been feeling the stress lately. She had been going to work in her role as a massage therapist, healing others’ aches and pains, and...

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