A quick getaway to regain your sanity, especially with the winter months rapidly approaching. But, vacationing on a budget is even better.

Domestic passenger traffic at Kelowna’s airport has dipped, but the decline is less than that experienced at other Canadian airports.

A booming insulation industry, coupled with growing consumer interest in making their homes more efficient, continues to add up to a strong need for skilled workers in the Southern Interior.

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In between the biggest and the best, the newest and the shiniest, lies the tried and true, the old reliables of the culinary world.

On Friday morning, managers somberly gathered at the Tolko office in Kelowna to call 140 workers one by one to tell them the lumber mill will close forever Jan. 8.

Regardless of the terminology used, the Tolko lumber mill in Kelowna is still closed and will be for the foreseeable future.

Dear Tony: As president of our strata, I am trying to prevent our strata council from taking a position that I am certain will result in either a complaint with the tribunal or human rights.

The SunRype name, factory and workforce will remain in Kelowna in the wake of a buyout by Quebec-based Lassonde Industries.

While the percentage of women graduating from post-secondary institutions is higher than their male counterparts, the number of women choosing programs in Engineering and Technology remains significantly lower.


In five short years - although they likely seemed longer for the owners - Okanoggin Barbers expanded from 1,000 square feet to more than 3,800 feet.

It’s the breakfast of champions on the Italian Riviera.

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.

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