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Today (Saturday, Sept. 26) is National Record Store Day, a celebration of independent music stores across North America. The annual event was delayed from April due to the pandemic. Preparing for what's traditionally their busiest day of the year is Jasmine Lamont, an employee at The Groovey…

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Last week, we had Microsoft unveil the Xbox Series S (all digital) for US$299 and the Series X for US$499. The Series S is the perfect system for entry into the next-generation consoles with the Series X being those looking for true power and 4k visuals.

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Finalists for the Penticton & Wine Country Chamber of Commerce Excellence Awards were announced in an online ceremony, Tuesday.

The federal government can have a positive or negative effect on the national economy using two primary tools — fiscal or monetary policy. On rare occasions it can also use foreign exchange regulations as well.

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For the small, South Okanagan town of Oliver, the COVID-19 pandemic remains a challenge but has brought the community together in something of a common cause and mutual success.

In the last six weeks Community Futures Okanagan Similkameen has had the privilege of supporting 47 local businesses through the Regional Relief and Recovery Fund to the tune of more than $1.7 million.

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Business is looking good in Summerland. Established retailers are experiencing an unusually good summer and a new business is off to a promising start.

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The most interesting part of the City of Penticton’s press release Wednesday regarding the impending departure of economic development strategist Andrew Kemp wasn’t actually part of the release.

We sometimes hear the words “price gouging” from uninformed consumers who mistakenly believe than any increase in prices is caused by greedy business owners.

The Economist magazine referred to the extremely low interest rates on longer term (30-year) government debt as “free money” and they weren’t far off.

Seven months have passed since the beginning of 2020 and it’s time to take another look at your plans so you can make whatever adjustments you need to finish the year on target.

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EDITOR'S NOTE: The print edition of Wednesday, July 22, 2020 said Cue's "opens today," which is contradictory to the online story. The actual opening is set for Thursday, July 23, 2020 at 11 a.m. The Herald regrets the confusion... JM

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A sense of adventure, special skills and an unusual hobby are the foundation of Summerland’s new craft distillery that is both helping the community during the pandemic and receiving increasingly widespread attention for its high-quality spirits.

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With the shift in to Phase 3 of B.C.’s Restart Plan, The Penticton Herald office is now open to the public after being temporarily closed due to COVID-19.

VICTORIA — Applications for StudentAid BC, along with the new non-repayable B.C. Access Grant, are now open.

There is a legal principle that says Ignorance is No Defense. The same could be said for running your own business. In this case the defendant is you and the judge, jury and prosecutor are your clients, the economy and your competitors.

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The number of people walking around in downtown Kelowna plunged dramatically after Interior Health effectively warned that thousands of people might have been exposed to COVID-19 in the city’s main business district.

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Members of Summer-land’s business community speak out about their experiences and how they see the future as the province lifts COVID-19 restrictions.

Is there gold lying dormant in your database? Sometimes we mistakenly consider former clients to be dead-end opportunities, assuming that they are angry or dissatisfied in some way and are happily doing business elsewhere. The longer we wait to make contact again, the harder it is for us to …

Foreign fieldhands could be in short supply across Okanagan farms this summer, but not because of the COVID-19 deaths of two Mexican agricultural workers in Ontario.

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A former City of Penticton councillor and newspaper manager is expanding his business portfolio by adding a new moving truck rental and storage facility to go along with his successful printing business.

Owners of restaurants, pubs, and bars in B.C. will get a break on alcohol costs this summer, but the savings may not be passed onto customers.

VERNON — Realtor Mark Lester specializes in selling unique properties.