As fall weather takes hold, the Out & About calendar is brimming with fun things to do indoors in October.

The Penticton Seniors’ Drop-In Centre is finalizing the plan to re-open the popular seniors’ facility on Tuesday, Oct. 13 with many of the regular programs returning under COVID protocols.

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Based on the philosophy that a better world starts in one’s own community, Cittaslow, an arm of the Italian-based Slow Food movement, designated Naramata as an official Cittaslow, or Slow City, in 2010. Joining 206 sister communities around the world Cittaslow spotlights those places that ce…

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MILAN - When asked why there aren’t more people of colour in the Italian fashion industry, officials have cited a lack of candidates in homogeneous Italy. Five African-born designers in Italy want to put that view to rest with their inclusion on the official Milan Fashion Week calendar Sunday.

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KELOWNA – Interior Health is declaring an outbreak of COVID-19 at Calvary Chapel Kelowna and advising anyone who attended a morning church service on Sunday, Sept. 13 that they may have been exposed to COVID-19.

Occasionally one hears of someone proposing what looks at first sight like a really improbable project. The latest one is an experiment to detect signs of life on planets orbiting white dwarf stars.

Milan Fashion Week continued in disjointed, discombobulated style for the third day on Friday, veering from the physical to the digital, with an uneasy eye fixed on the economic damage wrought by coronavirus.

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NEW YORK - Three railroad workers have been suspended for turning a storage room under New York's Grand Central Terminal into an unauthorized “man cave” with a television, a refrigerator, a microwave and a futon couch, officials said Thursday.

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A total of 73 people across the Okanagan have died so far this year because of illegal drug overdoses, newly-released figures indicate.

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ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - David Churchill is just 20 minutes into his first lecture of the semester at Memorial University of Newfoundland, and already students are expressing their enthusiasm. Not with lit-up eyes or hands waving in the air but with a series of emojis: PogChamp emote, LuL emote, P…

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WASHINGTON - Openly contradicting the government's top health experts, President Donald Trump predicted Wednesday that a safe and effective vaccine against the coronavirus could be ready as early as next month and in mass distribution soon after, undermining the director of the Centers for D…

Barry Owen of the Penticton Knights of Pythias stopped by Penticton Regional Hospital to donate $500 as part of the BLOOD (Bike Like One On Dialysis) Challenge. The fundraiser by the SOS Medical Foundation raised $6,373 for new equipment in the PRH Renal Dept. Participants were asked to bike…

TORONTO - A saliva-based COVID-19 test is likely to be available this fall, say private and public health officials touting various methods under consideration across the country as lineups grow at COVID-19 assessment centres and cases emerge in newly reopened schools.

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Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night will stop the United States post office, the motto says, but smoke will stop mail delivery in B.C.

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TORONTO - Parts of Ontario could see another lockdown if the province cannot get a handle on increasing rates of COVID-19, Premier Doug Ford warned Monday as the government reported a daily increase of new cases not seen since early June.

NEW YORK - The Council of Fashion Designers of America gave its top fashion awards on Monday to Gabriela Hearst for womenswear and Kerby Jean-Raymond for menswear. The two designers led a group of winners that the CFDA said was the most diverse in the 39-year history of the awards.

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NEW YORK - No celebs packing the front rows. No paparazzi chasing models down the streets. No stiletto-heeled crowds. No crowds at all, actually. Is there even a point to doing New York Fashion Week in 2020?

Black holes are distortions in the fabric of space-time produced by intense gravitational fields. This distortions are “closed,” meaning nothing, not even light, can get out.

We all take for granted that our dogs are intelligent and understand life much more than any of us. I am not going to argue the point with anyone as it is not something that we can really answer. I do understand that like us, a dog needs to be taught how to be old.

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Erected in Kelowna’s Kerry Park in 1958 by the Central British Columbia branches of The Association of Professional Engineers of BC and The Engineering Institute of Canada, the sign has an important message:

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Dr. Michael Mosley’s book COVID-19: Everything You Need to Know about the Corona Virus and the Race for the Vaccine” was released on June 2. It is both a refresher for those of us who have been following recent events and a self-help book with advice on how to reduce your chances of getting …

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Completion of the Giant’s Head Mountain Trails Redevelopment Project was announced Wednesday with representatives of all three levels of government and the Summerland Rotary Club in attendance.

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Naramata-based writer Terri Tatchell is hoping people will warm up to pangolins as she releases her new children’s book today, “Adventures of a Pangopup,” on what’s National Wildlife Day.