VANCOUVER — The Vancouver Aquarium’s frolicsome Northern sea otters are some of its most popular residents. During Sea Otter Awareness Week — Sept. 21-29 — they’re positively irresistible, the focus of daily feeds and enrichment sessions, family programs, educational talks and even pre-booka…


A new and larger Kelowna Costco, including a gas station, is planned for long vacant farmland across from the main entrance to Mission Creek regional park.

In the wake of the indefinite shutdown of the Tolko lumber mill in Kelowna, the Kelowna Chamber of Commerce is calling on government to take action.


Brian Preece and Andre Martin of Minuteman Press install the Penticton Herald’s new sign at 186 Nanaimo Ave. W. The iconic Herald building has recently been given a facelift with new paint, updated signage and an upgrade to its outdoor benches.The sign reflects the positive direction the Her…

Initially, the big news is that Harjit Sajjan, Canada’s “badass” defence minister, will be in Kelowna at 3 p.m. Saturday (Aug. 3) for a free community event.

QUESTION: Our building is 30 years old and we are under attack. The flickers and woodpeckers have been boring holes into our stucco siding, we have blackbirds and swallows nesting in our eaves and within the siding, and we had a family of geese take up residence on our roof top.

Hobo — not only is it the term for an impoverished migrant worker, but it’s also the name of Kelowna’s first legal cannabis store, which opens at 10 a.m. today.

A builder’s lien is a legal interest that can be registered on title to a property as security for an alleged debt for work or materials in relation to an improvement.

VANCOUVER — Canfor Pulp Products is temporarily shutting down one of its northern British Columbia pulp mills — just days after parent company Canfor Inc. announced breaks at all but one of its B.C. sawmills and the permanent closure of another.

In 1995, Derek Brock and Jason Cunningham worked as baristas in Kelowna’s first Starbucks Coffee location at Orchard Park Shopping Centre.

Calgary resident, “Anaar,” at the age of seven, attended St. Joseph’s Convent School in Panchgani, India. Her brother and several other relatives were also sent to Panchgani’s various boys’ schools.


With giant companies like EB Games and Walmart in most cities, there is a need to highlight a locally-owned and operated alternative.

Several years ago, while taking up the sport of skiing, I suffered a severe fall which injured my muscles in my lower back. Although there were no broken bones, no amount of pain pills or creams could alleviate my muscle pain. I knew that I was headed toward serious trouble.

Most people pick up their dog’s waste with what they believe is an “eco-friendly” or “biodegradable plastic” poop bag. Even responsible dog owners who have made an effort to buy these greener options may be surprised to learn of the harmful impact they could be having. They think they’re doi…

Wilden’s newest Kelowna neighbourhood, Lost Creek Point, is not only a beautiful place to live but the 36 semi-detached and two detached homes are designed and built to an energy efficiency standard that is far ahead of the requirements for new buildings in B.C..

Dear Tony: We recently purchased into a highrise in Victoria and on the instructions of our real estate agent, we requested a Form B information certificate.


Shannon Huggard's business card may read "circulation manager," but her duties at The Penticton Herald extend well beyond two words.

Starting this spring, the three daily flights between Penticton and Vancouver with Air Canada will be on larger, 74-seat Q400 turbo-prop planes, instead of 50-seat Dash 8-300 props.

Dear Tony: Our highrise building has a recreation room that can be rented for private parties and is used for social events and

There was a sudden jump in gas prices in Kelowna today as most stations are selling for $1.21.9.


Penticton residents should soon be able to purchase cellphone services from a fourth provider that offers significantly lower monthly rates than the “big three” Canadian providers — Rogers, Bell and Telus.


The Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association is one of nine nominees from around the globe for this year’s UN World Tourism Organization awards, which recognize inspirational projects that made an invaluable contribution to advance sustainable tourism.

With the holidays done and for those lucky people who got a new Xbox One for Christmas, there’s been a big change.


Clutching frantically onto my saddle horn, I stare over the looming precipice of a mountainous sand dune. The slope drops sharply into shadow and a valley far below.

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