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Seven factors to consider before putting Kelowna home on market

Seven factors to consider before putting Kelowna home on market

Feb 28, 2022 / 12:01 am

If you’re like most Canadian homeowners, you’ve probably seen your home value skyrocket over the last few years. With talk of interest rate hikes on...

The Nest at Findlay will help families buy into Kelowna market

The Nest at Findlay will help families buy into Kelowna market

Feb 26, 2022 / 12:01 am

A report released from the Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation on Feb. 11 confirmed what many in Kelowna already know all too well: Housing is very hard...

It takes time to get lawn care parts and equipment, so plan now

It takes time to get lawn care parts and equipment, so plan now

Feb 25, 2022 / 12:01 pm

The temperatures are still a bit brisk, but there isn’t much in the way of snow. That means you can get to your shed. It’s a great opportunity to...

Popular Kelowna after school care centre moves into larger space

Popular Kelowna after school care centre moves into larger space

Feb 24, 2022 / 12:01 pm

Dynamic After-School Care from Limelight Studios on Vimeo. The need for after-school care in the Central Okanagan is well-documented. Now, thanks to a move by a...

TD gets behind Dress for Success Kelowna to empower women

TD gets behind Dress for Success Kelowna to empower women

Feb 24, 2022 / 12:01 am

Just one hour of pay. That is the rallying cry for Dress For Success Kelowna’s first ever Your Hour, Her Power fundraising campaign, presented by TD Bank...

Lakeside Estates has 44 townhomes coming soon to Lake Country

Lakeside Estates has 44 townhomes coming soon to Lake Country

Feb 23, 2022 / 12:01 pm

The location? Remarkable. The size? Remarkable. The price? Whatever is better than remarkable. Welcome to Lakeside Estates, a new townhome development...

B.C. university names its school of business and economics in honour of a man with deep community roots who stands for a strong work ethic and personal integrity

B.C. university names its school of business and economics in honour of a man with deep community roots who stands for a strong work ethic and personal integrity

Feb 22, 2022 / 12:01 pm

Bob Gaglardi is a natural role model for up-and-coming business students. The B.C. entrepreneur founded Northland Properties with a love for building and a...

Try a couples wellness getaway in Vernon

Try a couples wellness getaway in Vernon

Feb 22, 2022 / 12:01 am

With pandemic restrictions being lifted in B.C., many are looking for ways to get back to normal. And a fun way to do that is to reconnect with your partner....

Scientifically proven Endermologie will improve skin, erase inches

Scientifically proven Endermologie will improve skin, erase inches

Feb 17, 2022 / 12:01 pm

Endermologie is a scientifically proven, non-surgical, non-invasive technique in which a certified Endermologist uses a machine with two motorized rollers and...

Skogie's giving cut of Deluxe car washes to The Salvation Army

Skogie's giving cut of Deluxe car washes to The Salvation Army

Feb 16, 2022 / 12:01 pm

Skogie’s Car Washes has always been a generous community member, starting with founder Dave Skoglund and then his two sons, Chris and Jason. Now the third...

Need for dementia support grows

Need for dementia support grows

Feb 16, 2022 / 12:01 am

Increased caregiver stress. Fewer community support services. Changing restrictions to visiting care homes. Increased cognitive decline for some people living...

Ledge at the Rise will offer affordable homes with stunning views

Ledge at the Rise will offer affordable homes with stunning views

Feb 10, 2022 / 12:01 am

The views will be out of this world when Aldebaran Homes gets going on its newest Okanagan project. The company, which is named after the brightest star in the...

Two incredible Okanagan homes up for grabs in Choices Lottery

Two incredible Okanagan homes up for grabs in Choices Lottery

Feb 8, 2022 / 12:01 am

Win the Choices Lottery this year, and you will be able to take up residence in an Okanagan home with a view like few others. There are two Interior homes up...

Affordable, technology-enhanced smart homes launching in Kelowna

Affordable, technology-enhanced smart homes launching in Kelowna

Feb 7, 2022 / 12:01 am

With high housing costs continuing to be a struggle for many in Kelowna, a local developer, Millennial Developments, has a new condominium project coming to the...

McKinley Beach neighbourhood of Juniper Grove lots now on sale

McKinley Beach neighbourhood of Juniper Grove lots now on sale

Feb 5, 2022 / 12:01 am

Lakeside living in Kelowna has taken another step forward with Juniper Grove, part of the master-planned community of McKinley Beach at the northern end of the...

Machart family of four (athletes) opens Supplement World Kelowna

Machart family of four (athletes) opens Supplement World Kelowna

Feb 4, 2022 / 12:01 am

It all started five years ago with an innocent trip to Kelowna to watch their son play football. Now the Machart family is owner and operator of the...

Alberta Tent & Awning will take your outdoor living to the next level

Alberta Tent & Awning will take your outdoor living to the next level

Feb 1, 2022 / 12:01 am

Since 1945 Alberta Tent & Awning has been helping Western Canadians make the most of their properties and the great outdoors. Now officially servicing the...

Sitara Liquor is Lake Country's newest neighbourhood liquor store

Sitara Liquor is Lake Country's newest neighbourhood liquor store

Jan 28, 2022 / 12:01 pm

West Kelowna’s loss is Lake Country’s gain. After seven years operating in West Kelowna, Sitara Liquor has relocated to Lake Country, establishing...

Experience as 17-year-old leads celebrant to Kettle Valley Memorial

Experience as 17-year-old leads celebrant to Kettle Valley Memorial

Jan 25, 2022 / 12:01 am

Karen Block has vivid memories of a moment in her life that led to her current role as a celebrant at Kettle Valley Memorial Services in Penticton. It was 1995....

CHBA-South Okanagan going hard after workers with job board

CHBA-South Okanagan going hard after workers with job board

Jan 21, 2022 / 12:01 am

There are plenty of great jobs available in the southern Interior for those in the residential housing construction industry. The South Okanagan chapter of the...

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