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Influential voice to speak

Oct 2, 2022 / 6:00 pm

Photo: Contributed The Southern Interior Regional Economic Summit will be bringing in Kelly Lendsay as its keynote speaker when the event later this month. Lendsay is the president and CEO of Indigenous Works, and is also the founder and

Kelowna Beer Week begins

Oct 2, 2022 / 1:00 pm

Photo: Contributed The inaugural Kelowna Beer Week will wrap up with a big party at BNA Brewing next weekend. October is BC Craft Beer Month, and the recently formed Central Okanagan Brewers Association decided to commemorate it with a full

Troika elevates executives

Oct 2, 2022 / 9:00 am

Photo: Contributed Brad Klassen, left, and Mike Woodroff both got promotions from Troika Management Corp. Troika Management Corp., now into its 20th year of existence, has named a new co-chief executive officer as well as a new partner. Brad

Kudos for wildfire company

Oct 2, 2022 / 4:00 am

Photo: Contributed A Kelowna company that specializes in wildfire protection equipment is once again one of Canada’s fastest growing companies. Wasp Manufacturing recently landed at No. 178 in this year’s Globe and Mail Report

Church thrift store reopens

Oct 1, 2022 / 7:00 pm

Photo: Contributed The thrift store at Central Okanagan United Church is open for the first time in more than two years. The store, which was forced to close due to the COVID-19 pandemic, has been deep cleaned and restocked in anticipation

Former Whisk building sells

Oct 1, 2022 / 2:00 pm

Photo: Contributed The former home of Whisk Bakery & Cafe sold for $100,000 over its list price and nearly $440,000 above its appraised value. Re/Max Kelowna-MCL Real Estate Group reported to Glacier Media earlier this month that the

More housing for McKinley?

Oct 1, 2022 / 10:00 am

Photo: Contributed A Calgary company that earlier this year submitted development plans to the City of Kelowna for a pair of six-storey residential buildings in McKinley Landing has added another one to the fold. Davignon Martin Architecture

Coffee shop opens doors

Sep 29, 2022 / 1:56 pm

Photo: Contributed Analog Coffee has become the first specialty coffee retailer on Sunset Drive. The coffee spot can be found in The Shoppes at One Water, which is located at the corner of Sunset Drive and Clement Avenue. “With

Last chance at Habitat 50/50

Sep 27, 2022 / 8:00 pm

Photo: Contributed Time is running out for your chance at a huge jackpot and also to help families in need secure affordable housing. The deadline to purchase tickets for the Habitat for Humanity Okanagan 50/50 Lottery is this Thursday (Sept.

CapriCMW part of merger

Sep 25, 2022 / 8:00 pm

Photo: Contributed An Okanagan insurance company has joined forces with another Western Canadian provider, and the new operation has a new name. Okanagan-based CapriCMW and Calgary’s Rogers Insurance have merged to become Acera Insurance,



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