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Big condo plans on WFN

Jul 22, 2019 / 1:26 pm

Photo: Contributed More information about a massive condominium development in West Kelowna has been revealed. Ariva Resorts will build a 200-home gated community on 12 1/2 acres of prime land that has been leased from Westbank First Nation. The

GTEC chases cultivation site

Jul 22, 2019 / 11:34 am

Photo: Google Maps Kelowna’s GTEC Holdings hopes to acquire a facility from Canopy Growth that will significantly increase its annual cannabis output. Canopy has been constructing a cultivation facility in Kelowna, and GTEC has

No cheap flats in Kelowna

Jul 18, 2019 / 6:30 pm

Photo: Contributed If you’re wondering how much you would need to make to afford a modest two-bedroom apartment in Kelowna, the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives has provided a clear picture of just how unaffordable the city has

GlamLend solves dress mess

Jul 18, 2019 / 12:01 pm

Photo: Contributed Alyssa Regier is the brains behind GlamLend. You know how you bought that bridesmaid dress, wore it once and it will now sit in your closet until the end of time? You’re not alone. And that’s how

HS tech program flourishes

Jul 18, 2019 / 11:57 am

Photo: Contributed Tealya Wilcox and Erik Moore participated in Gateway to Technology. The Gateway to Technology program is expanding across the Okanagan after enjoying much success in Penticton. The Okanagan College pilot program helped

Province provides EV jolts

Jul 16, 2019 / 9:00 pm

Photo: Kirk Penton As the number of electric vehicles on B.C. highways continues to grow, so do the charging stations needed to power them. The B.C. government announced it has completed 12 charging stations and has several more on the way.

Blackmun battle continues

Jul 16, 2019 / 12:02 pm

Photo: Contributed The troops are rallying on both sides of West Kelowna’s Blackmun Bay Village battle as a public hearing date for the major development draws near. Calgary’s Landstar Development Corporation invited members

Autism academy finds home

Jul 16, 2019 / 10:20 am

 Kirk Penton Vista Academy has a perfect record when it comes to ensuring autistic children learn the skills needed to stay enrolled in their full-time schools. The non-profit academy has been in operation for more than three years, and all

E-scooters hit the street

Jul 12, 2019 / 3:05 pm

Kirk Penton Kelowna's first ride-share electric scooters hit the road on Friday, and the owners are hoping they play a role in leading a transportation revolution. OGO Scooters, based in Kelowna, will become the first of three

RCMP search ... for officers

Jul 10, 2019 / 7:00 pm

Photo: Contributed The Royal Canadian Mounted Police is starting to scour more areas of the province for prospective members, and the Okanagan is one area that is getting quite a bit of attention these days. The Mounties were in West Kelowna


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