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Eight excellent gifts for Mother's Day can be found right in Penticton

Eight excellent gifts for Mother's Day can be found right in Penticton

Apr 30, 2022 / 12:01 pm

Mom. The word is short, but the meaning is huge. She does so many things, and Mother’s Day is the day we celebrate that—although we know we should...

YMCA Cycle for Strong Kids is back with Fresh Air Kelowna

YMCA Cycle for Strong Kids is back with Fresh Air Kelowna

Apr 29, 2022 / 12:01 pm

After being on hiatus for two years the YMCA Cycle for Strong Kids event returns, with Fresh Air Kelowna back in the saddle as co-presenting sponsor of the...

Uniglobe Direct Travel is there to help you get going

Uniglobe Direct Travel is there to help you get going

Apr 29, 2022 / 12:01 am

After two years of not travelling, Canadians are on the move again. The pent-up desire to travel is keeping the travel consultants at Uniglobe Direct Travel in...

Okanagan Clinical Trials plays crucial role in solving medical issues

Okanagan Clinical Trials plays crucial role in solving medical issues

Apr 28, 2022 / 12:01 pm

There aren’t many more unselfish decisions a person can make than being involved in clinical trials. Aside from the group that actually creates a vaccine,...

Get to BOYD quickly with a stone chip to prevent a crack from forming

Get to BOYD quickly with a stone chip to prevent a crack from forming

Apr 28, 2022 / 12:01 am

Insurance companies in recent years finally came to the realization that paying to fix windshield chips would save them plenty of money in the long run. Because...

Penticton's Local Security uses analytics to stop trouble before it happens

Penticton's Local Security uses analytics to stop trouble before it happens

Apr 27, 2022 / 12:01 pm

Local Security has been so successful that it might have to change its name soon. The Penticton-based security company has changed the way property is...

RVR Kelowna can take your unused RV and turn it into cash for you

RVR Kelowna can take your unused RV and turn it into cash for you

Apr 27, 2022 / 12:01 am

It promises to be a busy summer at RVR Kelowna, and if you own a recreational vehicle you could cash in on that popularity. RVR Kelowna is an Okanagan business...

Take best picture of Okanagan, win $500 Beachcomber gift card

Take best picture of Okanagan, win $500 Beachcomber gift card

Apr 25, 2022 / 12:01 pm

You don’t have to go far in the Okanagan to get a gorgeous picture that you end up sharing on one or all of your social media feeds. Now you have a chance...

Industrial gases used in cooling appliances can harm environment if not properly disposed of

Industrial gases used in cooling appliances can harm environment if not properly disposed of

Apr 23, 2022 / 12:01 am

Do you have an old fridge or freezer that is sitting in storage, and you’re unsure of what to do with it? “It’s really, really important that...

Family culture breeds success at Bekins Moving Kelowna

Family culture breeds success at Bekins Moving Kelowna

Apr 22, 2022 / 12:01 pm

Having a family culture in the workplace at Bekins Moving and Storage Kelowna wasn’t a newly formed idea; it’s been at the heart of the business...

Penticton Speedway ready to roll

Penticton Speedway ready to roll

Apr 22, 2022 / 12:01 am

The newly renovated Penticton Speedway is gearing up for what speedway officials predict will be one of its biggest events ever. A weekend of racing, with a...

First College starting two-year RMT diploma program this fall

First College starting two-year RMT diploma program this fall

Apr 21, 2022 / 12:01 pm

Registered massage therapy is one of the most employable jobs, with one of the fastest-growing employment rates in Canada. For individuals looking to change...

Spiritleaf Vernon adds unique new 'aquaponics' products

Spiritleaf Vernon adds unique new 'aquaponics' products

Apr 19, 2022 / 12:01 am

Spiritleaf Vernon carries products from Cake & Caviar, that produces its cannabis products in nutrient-rich water used to raise coho salmon. As it gears up...

COVID-19 pandemic has magnified Interior's mental health crisis

COVID-19 pandemic has magnified Interior's mental health crisis

Apr 18, 2022 / 12:01 am

The birth of a child. The passing of a loved one. A life-altering injury or trauma. A pandemic. Sometimes, seemingly for no reason at all. Mental health care...

Smart, affordable Black Forest Residences at Big White now on sale

Smart, affordable Black Forest Residences at Big White now on sale

Apr 16, 2022 / 12:01 pm

The sales grand opening of the much anticipated Black Forest Residences, brought to you by Vita Resorts Inc., is today (Saturday, April 16). The ski-in/ski-out...

Gerry Enns Contracting, part of Emil Anderson Group, now in Okanagan

Gerry Enns Contracting, part of Emil Anderson Group, now in Okanagan

Apr 16, 2022 / 12:01 am

Thirteen years ago, Emil Anderson Group president and chief executive officer Robert Hasell hired Gerry Enns Contracting (GEC) to build his family home in...

Reach Tire & Auto's mobile tire service comes to you for tire change

Reach Tire & Auto's mobile tire service comes to you for tire change

Apr 15, 2022 / 12:01 pm

Is there a bigger time killer than when you have to take your vehicle to the tire shop? Twice a year you have to throw four tires into the back of your vehicle...

Five Crossings development gets unanimous city support

Five Crossings development gets unanimous city support

Apr 15, 2022 / 12:01 am

During the fourth and final reading held on April 12, Kelowna city council showed unanimous support for the Five Crossings development coming later this spring...

Avoid infrastructure damage, personal injury by contacting BC 1 Call to know what’s below before disturbing the ground

Avoid infrastructure damage, personal injury by contacting BC 1 Call to know what’s below before disturbing the ground

Apr 14, 2022 / 12:01 pm

April marks Safe Digging Month, and BC 1 Call is encouraging British Columbians to click or call before they dig. The start of spring is when homeowners and...

What to know about declaring crypto when you file your tax return

What to know about declaring crypto when you file your tax return

Apr 13, 2022 / 12:01 pm

Last year, more and more Canadians started investing in cryptocurrencies than ever before, thanks in part to the ease afforded by online crypto trading...

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