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Latest Articles from Kirk Penton

Big White scores cover shot

Sep 24, 2018 / 3:00 pm

Photo: Contributed Big White Ski Resort is getting some big press in advance of the upcoming ski season. Ski Magazine, the world’s largest-selling ski magazine with more than 1.5 million readers, put Big White on the cover of its latest

Easing city's rental crunch

Sep 24, 2018 / 11:44 am

Photo: Kirk Penton Kelowna’s rental vacancy rate is expected to be higher when the next numbers are released – and projects like Highstreet’s Mission Flats are helping relieve the pressure. The 280-unit complex on

Free house could be yours

Sep 14, 2018 / 12:24 pm

Photo: Contributed You could win a brand new house in West Kelowna – but you will have to guess the lucky number first. Developer Troika is hosting a lottery event on Sept. 30. The first 1,000 people who take a tour of the

College focus on climate

Sep 13, 2018 / 5:06 pm

The fight to impact climate change continues, so Okanagan College decided to rally a few troops. The college held a climate action symposium on Thursday, to coincide with an international event in San Francisco. Building on Progress was

Royal club changes hands

Sep 12, 2018 / 5:30 pm

Photo: Contributed A Calgary-based hotel and resort management company will soon be taking control of the Royal Private Residences Club on Kelowna's waterfront. Bellstar Hotels and Resorts will oversee management of the 70-unit hotel,

Master Chef winner to visit

Sep 11, 2018 / 8:05 pm

Photo: Contributed A celebrity TV chef is coming to dinner in Kelowna this month. Beccy Stables, 19, won the recent season of MasterChef Canada, and she'll be in the Okanagan to cook an elaborate meal at The Vibrant Vine winery

Greyhound depot on market

Sep 11, 2018 / 3:22 pm

Photo: Contributed Kelowna’s Greyhound building can be yours for the low, low price of $6 million. The property at 2366 Leckie Rd. features a more than 9,000-square-foot building on two acres. It is situated in a prime business

Best buildings short-listed

Sep 8, 2018 / 6:47 am

Photo: Castanet staff The finalists have been announced, and Castanet’s new building on Lawrence Avenue in downtown Kelowna is one of a record-tying 37 nominees up for the 10th annual Thompson Okanagan Kootenay Commercial Building

Ski season closing in

Sep 6, 2018 / 7:11 pm

Photo: Contributed Ski season is just around the corner. Skiers and boarders will be flying down the slopes at Big White Ski Resort in just 76 days. Sunday is an important date for those looking to take advantage of the mountain's

Game co. playing around

Sep 5, 2018 / 6:00 pm

Photo: Contributed There’s a new game in town – or rather, a new board game company. Kelowna game developer Jonathan Thwaites teamed up with Club Penguin creator Lance Priebe to create OOMM Board Games late last year.
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