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Cedar Creek's Winemaker's Dinner returns

Cedar Creek's Winemaker's Dinner returns

Apr 13, 2022 / 11:00 am

CedarCreek Estate Winery welcomes spring with the return of its annual Winemaker’s Dinner on April 19. This North Okanagan wine-inspired feast of terroir...

No Realtors rate higher than TJ Dumonceaux and Steph Ostash

No Realtors rate higher than TJ Dumonceaux and Steph Ostash

Apr 12, 2022 / 12:01 am

The reviews do not lie. No real estate agents in Kelowna are rated better by their clients than Stephanie Ostash and TJ Dumonceaux, who make up the...

A hidden gem on the Shuswap Golf Trail

A hidden gem on the Shuswap Golf Trail

Apr 11, 2022 / 12:01 pm

This year marks the 46th season for a golf course in the Shuswap that many tourists have driven by but never had the opportunity to tee it up at. Shuswap Lake...

Cascadia Air saves time, money and hassle for Okanagan fliers

Cascadia Air saves time, money and hassle for Okanagan fliers

Apr 8, 2022 / 12:01 pm

There is a new player in the skies above the Okanagan. Its official mascot and air-traffic call sign is Bigfoot, after the legendary giant that has been in the...

Kelowna's red-hot housing market attracting builders from across Canada

Kelowna's red-hot housing market attracting builders from across Canada

Apr 6, 2022 / 12:01 pm

Kelowna is attracting developers from across Canada who are looking to expand into one of the most active real estate markets in the country, which is good news...

Road 13 Vineyards investing in future of farmers through collaboration with Young Agrarians

Road 13 Vineyards investing in future of farmers through collaboration with Young Agrarians

Apr 6, 2022 / 12:01 am

The 2021 vintage is a milestone season for Road 13 Vineyards, given it was the first harvest as a certified organic grower. That’s right—every Road...

Luxury boutique building 4071 Lakeshore ready this summer

Luxury boutique building 4071 Lakeshore ready this summer

Apr 5, 2022 / 12:01 pm

A luxury boutique building is being constructed on the esteemed Lakeshore Road, and if you don’t move quickly you will be left on the outside looking in....

Fast charging for electric vehicles

Fast charging for electric vehicles

Apr 5, 2022 / 12:01 am

When it comes to charging your electric vehicle, the long wait is over. Typically, electric vehicles come with a cord and plug from the manufacturer that allows...

Fresh Dental Hygiene uses ZOOM to whiten your smile quickly

Fresh Dental Hygiene uses ZOOM to whiten your smile quickly

Apr 4, 2022 / 12:01 pm

The masks are coming off, and that means it’s a great time to freshen up your smile. The good news is Kelowna’s Fresh Dental Hygiene has the...

Habitat for Humanity's Okanagan Golf Experience raffle returns

Habitat for Humanity's Okanagan Golf Experience raffle returns

Apr 4, 2022 / 12:01 am

Habitat for Humanity Okanagan is bringing back its Okanagan Golf Experience raffle for a second year—and this time, it’s bigger and better....

Lake Country's The Lakes Chiropractic clinic expands

Lake Country's The Lakes Chiropractic clinic expands

Mar 31, 2022 / 12:01 pm

When it comes to her chiropractic clinic in Lake Country, Dr. Rae Grant wants it to be a health hub in the community. And now that The Lakes Chiropractic clinic...

King Taps Lakeside set to open this summer, hiring underway

King Taps Lakeside set to open this summer, hiring underway

Mar 31, 2022 / 12:01 am

Toronto’s favourite downtown hangout is heading westward to Okanagan Lake. B.C.’s first King Taps arrives on Kelowna’s waterfront this summer,...

COBS hot cross buns sales on Saturday will help animal rescues

COBS hot cross buns sales on Saturday will help animal rescues

Mar 30, 2022 / 12:01 pm

If you live in or near Penticton, you already know what you are going to have for breakfast on Saturday morning. And why not an afternoon snack while...

Glenpark Row II will bring 77 new townhomes to Glenmore area

Glenpark Row II will bring 77 new townhomes to Glenmore area

Mar 29, 2022 / 12:01 pm

It took 52 days to sell all 52 homes at the first Glenpark Row development. It would not be surprising if the 77 homes in Glenpark Row II, which are about to go...

Synthetic turf is growing in popularity

Synthetic turf is growing in popularity

Mar 29, 2022 / 12:01 am

When it comes to greening your yard, natural grass is not the only option. Advances in synthetic turf have made it an ideal option to replace grass in many...

Seven tips for communicating with people living with dementia

Seven tips for communicating with people living with dementia

Mar 28, 2022 / 12:01 pm

Communication allows us to convey who we are and to relate to one another. Dementia affects how people can express themselves and understand what is being...

Social media, direct messaging being used for investment fraud

Social media, direct messaging being used for investment fraud

Mar 24, 2022 / 12:01 am

According to a new survey released by TD to mark Fraud Prevention Month, nearly four in 10 respondents (37%) said they were targeted by fraudsters in the last...

Natural Factors job fair seeks workers who are ready for a career

Natural Factors job fair seeks workers who are ready for a career

Mar 23, 2022 / 12:01 am

Natural Factors won’t be looking for simply workers when it conducts a job fair in April at its Winfield location in north Kelowna. The company will be...

Younger buyer preference is changing Kelowna real estate

Younger buyer preference is changing Kelowna real estate

Mar 22, 2022 / 12:01 pm

Kelowna is facing one of the tightest rental markets it has ever seen, with the Canada Housing and Mortgage Corporation reporting an open inventory rate of only...

Partnership helps create sense of belonging for city’s newest working families

Partnership helps create sense of belonging for city’s newest working families

Mar 22, 2022 / 12:01 am

When Norbert Maertens moved to Canada from Belgium more than four decades ago, he had to find his own way to navigate life in his new country. From trying to...

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