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BC RCMP facing increasing pressures but with fewer resources: NPF

Sep 10, 2021 / 12:01 am

Increasingly, RCMP officers in British Columbia are finding themselves called beyond their usual line of duty. As just one example, by Sept. 1, more than 1,500...

Fresh Air Kelowna celebrates 40 years of being community partner

Sep 7, 2021 / 12:01 pm

Forty years ago, Jim and Karen Bates started Fresh Air Kelowna with one goal in mind: to create a sports store that did so much more than sell gear. They needed...

New development proves high demand in downtown Kelowna

Sep 1, 2021 / 12:01 pm

Orchard Park Properties has once again proven that the Kelowna real estate market shows no sign of slowing down, with the second successful launch in their...

LaSalle College Vancouver will kickstart your creative industry career

Sep 1, 2021 / 12:01 am

In the past year, Vancouver has seen an uptick in demand for talent within B.C. creative industries. With the high volume of work opportunities in the arts, now...

Community takes action: KGH stroke campaign raises $8 million

Aug 31, 2021 / 12:02 pm

When it comes to stroke, every moment matters. And in those crucial moments Kelowna General Hospital will be more ready than ever. Now, thanks to a stunningly...

SliverStar Mountain Resort is a skiing standout

Aug 31, 2021 / 12:01 am

By Tim Neville discover • verb Stumbling into something amazing that you never imagined existed. An experience everyone has the first time they ski...

Kingfisher Interpretive Centre still finding ways to save salmon

Aug 30, 2021 / 12:01 am

There are many ways to learn about the natural world and have fun at the Kingfisher Interpretive Centre, but helping salmon survive and thrive remains the top...

TD ready to support customers financially impacted by wildfires

Aug 28, 2021 / 12:01 am

TD customers in the B.C. Interior who are experiencing financial hardship due to the wildfires are being encouraged to contact their local TD branch to learn...

Willowstone Academy ready for year, which is a journey together

Aug 27, 2021 / 12:01 am

Dave Balfour has been part of Kelowna’s boutique-sized private school, Willowstone Academy, for five years—as a teacher, as the team lead of the...

Wagners bring 32 years of experience to Kelowna Salvation Army

Aug 24, 2021 / 12:01 pm

The new leaders of The Salvation Army in Kelowna have so much experience that this marks their third stint in B.C. alone. Mark Wagner and his wife, Isobel, have...

Wise Guys Car Wash opens up shop on Kirschner Road in Kelowna

Aug 23, 2021 / 12:01 pm

The Wise family has been doing business in the Thompson Okanagan region for decades. So it’s only fitting that it finally has a car wash in Kelowna. Wise...

The Eli will be tallest tower between Calgary and Lower Mainland

Aug 18, 2021 / 12:01 am

The tallest tower between the Lower Mainland and Calgary is almost ready to launch sales, and Kelowna residents and buyers from across Canada are eager to get...

Free training for community support workers at First College

Aug 16, 2021 / 12:01 pm

First College received funding from the Government of Canada through the Canada-British Columbia Workforce Development Agreement for the Community Support...

Okanagan College's Continuing Studies offers many career options

Aug 15, 2021 / 11:29 pm

Savannah Young is from the Lower Mainland but kept hearing nothing but good things about Okanagan College. Now that she has attended the college, graduated and...

Biktrix expands to Kelowna, holding grand opening on Saturday

Aug 13, 2021 / 11:58 pm

Electric bicycles have been taking the world by storm, especially since the COVID-19 pandemic hit and people started looking for ways to get active outdoors....

Bellini at Milestones the perfect drink for hot Okanagan summers

Aug 13, 2021 / 12:01 pm

Often imitated but never duplicated, the Bellini at Milestones continues to satisfy thirsty palates throughout the hot Okanagan summer. “It’s cool....

Jaspr purifier cleans harmful, smoky air that infiltrates your home

Aug 13, 2021 / 12:01 am

There have been plenty of questions lately in Facebook groups from parents wondering why their kids have itchy eyes, runny noses and puffy skin. The parents...

BOYD Autobody & Glass has unique way to raise money in Okanagan

Aug 12, 2021 / 12:01 am

The next time you see half a car and someone asks you if you want to peek under the hood or look in the trunk, you’ll want to take them up on their offer....

Start thinking now about getting your RV for the 2022 season

Aug 6, 2021 / 12:01 pm

The demand is being described as unprecedented. More and more people are seeing the numerous advantages when it comes to recreational vehicles and campers. The...

Renew Mindful Health's Girl Goals help teen girls find their way

Aug 5, 2021 / 12:01 pm

It’s never been tougher to be a teen, especially if you are a girl. Youth Mental Health Canada estimates that 1.2 million children and youth in the...