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Vista Academy will find your child's strengths, top learning methods

Jan 14, 2022 / 12:01 am

Neurodiversity is exactly what it sounds like. The buzzword celebrates the diversity of how people experience, interact and interpret the world around them....

Willowstone Academy focusing on continuity of learning for 2022

Jan 13, 2022 / 12:01 am

Willowstone Academy’s principal, David Balfour, shares his humorous perspective on school during the pandemic and he says: “As tumultuous as the...

Change Effect will come to you, put you through designed workout

Jan 11, 2022 / 12:01 am

It’s the new year, which means you have to stop eating sweets, work out every day for at least an hour and stop chewing your fingernails. Just kidding....

West Kelowna's Iron Energy Gym makes stand against closure

Jan 6, 2022 / 12:00 pm

Dear citizens of Kelowna and West Kelowna, My name is Brian Mark, and I am a part owner of Iron Energy Gym in West Kelowna. I am writing to you as a concerned...

Gift cards worth $1,500 up for grabs in Osoyoos shopping contest

Jan 6, 2022 / 12:01 am

Did you not get that one Christmas gift you really, really wanted? Are you and your family waiting to celebrate the holidays a little later? Or do you simply...

Big year ahead for expanding and award-winning Penticton Toyota

Dec 29, 2021 / 12:01 am

Penticton Toyota continued its award-winning ways in 2021, and 2022 could very well be its best year yet. The dealership celebrated its fourth President’s...

Lakeshore Vein & Aesthetics Clinic can help you make friends

Dec 27, 2021 / 12:01 pm

RBF, also known as resting b-tch face, is a real thing. Have you ever met someone who looks a lot like the grinch, so you avoid them? Or have you ever walked...

Kelowna roofing company sees sharp spike in business despite pandemic

Dec 23, 2021 / 12:01 am

Despite the current challenging economic times, the demand for roofing and architectural sheet metal has never been higher. And Kelowna’s Laing Roofing is...

HVAC, automation leader Kimco Controls launches new website

Dec 22, 2021 / 12:01 am

Kelowna-based HVAC, automation, and electrical service company, Kimco Controls, launched a new digital presence on Dec. 21. This new vision for the longtime...

Here are 10 reasons to buy an infrared sauna from Beachcomber

Dec 21, 2021 / 12:01 am

Susanne* had really been feeling the stress lately. She had been going to work in her role as a massage therapist, healing others’ aches and pains, and...

Skogie's giving portion of December sales to local food banks

Dec 17, 2021 / 10:08 am

It’s been a big year for Skogie’s Car Washes, and it will send 2021 out in style with another fundraising drive to help the community....

There are so many options for great gifts throughout Penticton

Dec 16, 2021 / 12:01 pm

The holiday season is quickly approaching. Are you ready? If not, there are so many options to find fantastic gifts right in Penticton. In fact, to help make...

Chute Lake Lodge serving up delicious food, drinks and adventure

Dec 15, 2021 / 12:01 pm

The snow is falling, the ice is forming on the lake, and the fires are now able to crackle. Winter at Chute Lake Lodge is exactly what it sounds like....

Pizzeria Tratto brings Italian flair—and lots of wine—to Penticton

Dec 14, 2021 / 12:01 pm

Pizzeria Tratto was an immediate hit in downtown Penticton when it opened two years ago. It is incredible to think that it had only four months of business...

Vernon Catering & Hospitality ready for any event of any size

Dec 14, 2021 / 12:01 am

It has a new name and a new leader as it prepares for an eventful 2022 and beyond. Vernon Catering & Hospitality, formerly known as Pretium Catering, has...

Annual community support event continues to grow as one of the country’s most impactful fundraising events

Dec 13, 2021 / 12:01 am

As Canadians put away their golf clubs in favour of hockey sticks this winter, the impact of Calgary’s Shaw Charity Classic continues to be felt...

Pür & Simple ready to be a gathering place for the community

Dec 10, 2021 / 12:01 am

Not many industries have taken more of the COVID-19 brunt than the restaurant business. Even those eateries that have been around forever have had to deal with...

BOYD Autobody has winter driving tips to keep you out of its shops

Dec 9, 2021 / 12:01 am

Methal Abougoush is in the business of fixing cars, but he’s a father first. And now that his teenage daughter is behind the wheel and the snow is...

New technology helps align eyes, reduce eye strain, headaches and neck pain

Dec 7, 2021 / 12:01 pm

Canadians spend a lot of time staring at screens these days—and more and more are complaining about eye strain, headaches and neck pain. As a result,...

Grant Thornton LLP outlines how you can exit your business

Dec 7, 2021 / 12:01 am

Should you sell your business now? Any decision about your exit—including its timing—comes down to your unique situation and goals. There are three...

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