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Lakeside Hearing conducting clinics in Okanagan later this month

Lakeside Hearing conducting clinics in Okanagan later this month

Jan 8, 2020 / 12:01 am

Typically, when we consider dementia, we tend to picture ourselves or our loved ones forgetting words, locations and faces. Furthermore, we think of difficulty...

From child care to family playtime, the Y will always help out

From child care to family playtime, the Y will always help out

Dec 9, 2019 / 12:01 am

With a goal of spreading some holiday cheer, the YMCA of Okanagan hosted a free event for families called Crafts, Cookies and Carols this past Saturday at its...

Kelowna's Jasper 'over the moon' after laser eye surgery at Vivid

Kelowna's Jasper 'over the moon' after laser eye surgery at Vivid

Dec 2, 2019 / 12:01 am

Amy Jasper had always been hesitant to get laser eye surgery done. Whether it was fear of the procedure, the cost or a lack of time to fit it into her life,...

Kelowna business will pick up items that can't be put in blue bins

Kelowna business will pick up items that can't be put in blue bins

Nov 27, 2019 / 12:01 am

Do you know which items can be placed in your blue bin for recycling purposes and which ones cannot? The list of ineligible materials is longer than you might...

Innovating for energy efficiency takes a team

Innovating for energy efficiency takes a team

Nov 22, 2019 / 12:01 am

Practical advice, expertise and ongoing customer support provided by FortisBC means Molycop Canada can keep growing its business while optimizing its energy...

Stay-Vancouver Hotels giving away one holiday prize every day

Stay-Vancouver Hotels giving away one holiday prize every day

Nov 21, 2019 / 12:01 am

Walking across a breathtaking bridge suspended 230 feet above a river gorge and adorned with a million glittering lights. Sightseeing in an old-fashioned...

East tower, which will be 36 storeys, has already hit halfway mark

East tower, which will be 36 storeys, has already hit halfway mark

Nov 18, 2019 / 12:01 am

ONE Water Street’s East Tower construction has reached 18 storeys, making it one of the tallest structures in Kelowna. And it’s only halfway to the...

COHA will host presentation on National Bereavement Day

COHA will host presentation on National Bereavement Day

Nov 13, 2019 / 12:01 am

Instead of trying to avoid or deny grief it is best to acknowledge and confront it after you’ve suffered a loss. That will be the overriding theme when...

Kelowna Downtown YMCA celebrates neighbours in new contest

Kelowna Downtown YMCA celebrates neighbours in new contest

Nov 8, 2019 / 12:01 am

Kelowna is the largest city between Vancouver and Calgary, yet it still gives off that small-town vibe. And that is the exact kind of atmosphere you will find...

Vantage West Realty wins best property management in Kelowna

Vantage West Realty wins best property management in Kelowna

Nov 7, 2019 / 12:01 am

Vantage West Property Management looks out for both its investors and its tenants, which is why founder AJ Hazzi believes the company is now feeling the love....

Your premium storage space will reflect your lifestyle, personality

Your premium storage space will reflect your lifestyle, personality

Nov 4, 2019 / 12:01 am

If you are looking for simple storage, The Vaults is likely not for you. If you are looking to create a space that is full of life, vibrancy and...

Prospera Credit Union will help get your financial ducks in a row

Prospera Credit Union will help get your financial ducks in a row

Oct 28, 2019 / 12:01 am

When you’re on your second—or third or fourth—marriage, finances can get a little tricky. That’s why Prospera Credit Union Family...

KIN KITs are 'hands reaching out' to homeless in South Okanagan

KIN KITs are 'hands reaching out' to homeless in South Okanagan

Oct 22, 2019 / 12:01 am

Zara Kinash was driving down South Main Street in Penticton recently when she saw a woman her age sleeping on a bed of small jagged rocks on the side of the...

Kelowna business is there for every business need imaginable

Kelowna business is there for every business need imaginable

Oct 21, 2019 / 9:49 am

If you need anything that is associated with running a business, you can bet S&J Management Ltd. has the resources that you need. Payroll? Check....

Plenty of investments over the summer at Kelowna ski resort

Plenty of investments over the summer at Kelowna ski resort

Oct 18, 2019 / 3:56 pm

Big White Ski Resort was recently ranked in the top 15 of value destination ski resorts in North America. “Big White has always been great value when you...

Inaugural Penticton Beer Week begins Saturday with Oktoberfest

Inaugural Penticton Beer Week begins Saturday with Oktoberfest

Oct 18, 2019 / 12:01 am

Penticton was making craft beer well before it was cool to drink craft beer. It was 1995 when Tin Whistle opened its doors, and the taps have not turned off...

Spiritleaf Vernon owner makes successful plunge into cannabis

Spiritleaf Vernon owner makes successful plunge into cannabis

Oct 15, 2019 / 12:01 am

Sarah Ballantyne spent 15 years working for Alberta Health Services, which meant she had it made in the shade when it came to job security. So what did she do?...

Salvation Army more than just Thrift Stores, bell ringing and aid

Salvation Army more than just Thrift Stores, bell ringing and aid

Oct 9, 2019 / 12:01 am

When people think of The Salvation Army, many think about Thrift Stores, the ringing of bells at a Christmas Kettle and helping those in need. While those are...

Kelowna exercise clinic pinpoints specific workouts for clients

Kelowna exercise clinic pinpoints specific workouts for clients

Oct 8, 2019 / 12:01 am

It’s been open for less than a year, but a new exercise clinic in Kelowna is already changing the lives of local residents. This is no ordinary gym...

Help diabetics, make money

Help diabetics, make money

Oct 3, 2019 / 12:01 am

There has always been an economic divide amongst the classes of the western world. For many, being able to access the full-service medical care they need is...

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