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Oh Baby! Consignment Co. makes kids' clothes shopping easy

Nov 26, 2021 / 12:01 pm

Quality goods, a relaxed shopping experience and saving money are exactly what you can expect when you shop at Oh Baby! Consignment Co. Whether you shop online...

Contest will give away prizes to enjoy Penticton's 10 hidden gems

Nov 26, 2021 / 12:01 am

By Kim Lawton and John Arendt, Hidden Gems of BC The beautiful city of Penticton in British Columbia's South Okanagan has a lot to offer residents and...

Millennial Developments brings cost-smart condos to Kelowna

Nov 25, 2021 / 12:01 am

Housing costs are a common and sometimes controversial topic of conversation in Kelowna these days, as the real estate market continues to boom. According to...

Pickleball Depot opens second store to feed sport's passion in valley

Nov 24, 2021 / 12:01 pm

About a decade ago, Bryan Banerd would tell anyone who would listen that pickleball was going to be the “next big thing.” One of the many people who...

Kettle Valley Memorial Services funeral director lessens grief's grip

Nov 24, 2021 / 12:01 am

Not everyone is cut out for working in a funeral home, but Erin Paul believes it was her calling. She started out as a nurse, where she occasionally worked with...

Skogies Car wash to raise money for Movember Foundation

Nov 23, 2021 / 12:01 pm

If you have grown a moustache for “Movember,” it's time to go get your car washed. The folks at Skogie's Car Washes in Kelowna and Vernon...

Experiencing a new lease on life at VRS Seniors Communities

Nov 23, 2021 / 12:01 am

By Andrew Trinder I have spent more than a decade working in seniors’ communities across B.C. and Alberta. In this time, I have had the privilege to work...

Re-inventing the pawn industry

Nov 22, 2021 / 12:01 pm

Did you know the world-famous Hope Diamond spent time in a pawn shop? Or that King Edward III once pawned the English Crown Jewels? Or that playwright William...

Essentials Beauty Lounge prioritizes results, relaxation for clients

Nov 22, 2021 / 12:01 am

Kristie Caron is living, breathing proof that a healthy skin-care routine can work wonders on your physical and mental well-being. It is also why the Penticton...

Bad Tattoo has beer for you every December day before Christmas

Nov 17, 2021 / 12:01 am

Everybody gets excited for Christmas, and they say time flies when you’re having fun. So if you want to have some fun in order to speed up the time it...

Pickup composting service offered for residents

Nov 16, 2021 / 12:01 pm

When Lake Country’s Kristen Livingston was thinking about starting a business, she knew she wanted to do something to help the environment. She knew that...

Okazon Marketplace a one-stop shop for Okanagan creations

Nov 15, 2021 / 12:01 pm

Perhaps there is a vendor you love whom you see only on Saturdays at the farmers’ market, but you want to buy their product on a more regular basis. Maybe...

First College offers free program training via government grants

Nov 12, 2021 / 12:01 pm

First College received funding provided by the Government of Canada through the Canada-British Columbia Workforce Development Agreement for the health care...

Millennial Developments bringing smart condominiums to Kelowna

Nov 12, 2021 / 12:01 am

According to a housing supply report released by Scotiabank in May 2021, Canada is suffering from a “chronic inefficiency,” offering a mere 424...

Brown Mechanical, an Okanagan fixture, searching for technicians

Nov 9, 2021 / 12:01 am

Brown Mechanical has been an integral part of the Okanagan since 1984, establishing itself as one of the premier plumbing and heating businesses in the valley....

Follow these tips about report card reaction from Sylvan Learning

Nov 8, 2021 / 12:01 pm

Report cards. A time for high fives, or a time to set new goals? Either way, it’s a time to pause, reflect and perhaps reset. It’s hard to believe,...

Habitat For Humanity's second annual Jingle Bell Build kicks off

Nov 8, 2021 / 12:01 am

The cost of housing in the Central Okanagan may be high but for just $25, you can build your own house— a gingerbread house —and help provide real,...

Fresh Trax teaches young people all about entrepreneurial skills

Nov 5, 2021 / 12:01 am

If you are a young person who is already sick of the daily grind or simply wants to learn the real deal behind being an entrepreneur, Fresh Trax is here to help...

Liquidity Wines has big winter plans featuring brunch, wine and art

Nov 4, 2021 / 12:01 pm

The wines of the South Okanagan do not stop being wonderful in the winter, which is why Liquidity Wines is leading the charge to make the region a four-season...

Find B.C. small businesses to support in your neighbourhood

Nov 4, 2021 / 12:01 am

We all know the positive impact of spreading our dollars within our local communities. In fact, according to a study done by LOCO BC, for every $100 we spend at...

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