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Dock-building bonanza

Sep 22, 2017 / 5:11 pm

Photo: Kari Kallen Dock-building companies are flocking to the Okanagan as hundreds look to repair Last spring’s near-record lake levels caused havoc for many Okanagan residents and businesses, but the start of repair efforts in the

Escape from reality

Sep 21, 2017 / 12:35 pm

Kelowna is humming with new businesses that have harnessed technology to solve any number of serious problems, but one of the city’s newest additions is using new tech purely for entertainment. Kelowna Escape Games takes the latest in

Step up, local youth

Sep 20, 2017 / 7:30 pm

Photo: Volinspire Participants in the #WEareKelowna contest A local social enterprise company has challenged the city’s youth to step up and become changemakers in their community. Volinspire, a volunteer-based social media platform

Fastest growth in Canada

Sep 15, 2017 / 3:02 pm

Photo: Facebook Blistering growth at a trio of Kelowna startups has landed all three businesses among exclusive company. Kelowna-based Strawhouse has been named the fastest-growing startup in Canada. Strawhouse, 5 Point Operations, and

$3.6M makeover at casino

Sep 14, 2017 / 3:17 pm

Photo: Facebook This fall’s $3.6 million renovation at Kelowna’s Lake City Casino will see a pair of new restaurants grace the gaming floor, but no changes to the games themselves. Construction is beginning on a 132-seat Match

Bargain Shop building sold

Sep 11, 2017 / 3:30 pm

Photo: HM Commercial Group The long-vacant former home of the Bargain Shop on Bernard Avenue has just sold to a local developer. The Kelowna property has sat empty since the discount shop closed its doors in 2010. Last month, HM Commercial

Massive OK winery takeover

Sep 11, 2017 / 10:34 am

Photo: Facebook A major wine producer and marketer has just announced its plans to buy three well-known Okanagan wineries. Andrew Peller Ltd., which markets personal winemaking products and owns wine brands across Canada, will soon spend

'Mini hospital' a BC first

Sep 5, 2017 / 9:58 am

Photo: Google Maps Prime Physiotherapy will soon expand to become Prime Medical A major new private health centre will soon open its doors in Kelowna. Occupying four floors of a soon-to-be-built new building, the centre will see Prime

4-year build for towers

Aug 30, 2017 / 1:07 pm

Madison Erhardt After getting the go-ahead from city council Tuesday night, developers say they hope to start building two highrise towers in downtown Kelowna in just a few months. The One Water Street towers will stand at 1187 Sunset

Twin towers approved

Aug 30, 2017 / 9:31 am

Photo: City of Kelowna Before long, Kelowna will be home to the tallest towers between Vancouver and Calgary. Kelowna council gave the go-ahead Tuesday night for North American Development Group to build its One Water Street project nearly



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