OVERVIEW: Dreams provide information or a new way to look at how things are. Take a pause to process it more carefully.
Unlike for most people, COVID-19 is Ruby Cumberland’s second go-round with a pandemic — the first was 102 years ago.
Marijuana legalization — to reduce police and court costs? — to bow to the will of the people? — or perhaps just another tax grab on an industry to that point untaxed both for manufacture and sales?
A Christmas stamp is a postage stamp with a Christmas theme, intended for use on seasonal mail. There are philatelists who delight in collecting them, as they are colourful, cheery, and numerous.
OVERVIEW: A stable hand at the helm will have a calming effect. There is still those causing disruption but focus has shifted away from them. You might say a new sheriffs in town. The right words have far ranging influence on many; it is needed. Aggressive actions get taken care of quickly. …
OVERVIEW: Lay cards on the table as negotiations become more time sensitive. Hammer out the fine points and costs to the satisfaction of all involved before signing anything.
RICHMOND — As holiday decorations begin lighting our businesses and homes, WorkSafeBC is reminding workers, employers, and the public to use ladders safely.
Theo Theodosakis (foreground), the founder and original owner of Theo’s Restaurant in Penticton for more than 45 years, will celebrate his 85th birthday, Sunday, November 15, 2020.
A new program being developed by the South Okanagan Seniors Wellness Society will help seniors use new technology to stay connected with family and friends during these COVID times.
An innovative partnership between the Penticton Art Gallery and the South Okanagan Seniors Wellness Society’s Out & About program could lead to creative new art works and a joyful understanding of the creative process.
How much money is a trillion dollars? Strangely, it depends. Currently it is the federal government debt, but what does that represent? Postage stamps will shed some fascinating light on the value of money.
OVERVIEW: Hold meetings in person or on zoom as everyone needs to be on the same page before the work week gets underway. Decide who will be in charge so each can move forward knowing their duties or other responsibilities. Adapt to any changes of protocol or venue.
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.
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.
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.
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:
Paraskevi Nanouri Vassilakaki is remembered today as a hard-working businesswoman who came to Canada and worked three or four jobs before starting successful restaurants and nightclubs in Penticton.
Chef Darin Paterson of Bogner's Restaurant fame holds up some lobsters, featured on the menu of the Rotary Club of Penticton's annual Lobster Fest fundraiser, Saturday at Bogner's.
The continuing need to maintain social distance within businesses resulted in some bank patrons standing outside in the record-breaking heat recently.
The Penticton & District Community Arts Council’s online activities page offers seniors a great way to enjoy performances from gifted local musicians, hear or read a short story, create art or colour abstract or whimsical pages.
What began as a way to help seniors have good nutritious meals each week during the early stages of the COVID-19 lockdown, has now turned into close to 200 meals a week, a small army of volunteers and ear-to-ear smiles from drivers and seniors opening their doors to a delicious hot meal.
Manisha Willms says watching kids and families suffer as a result of the pandemic has been the most difficult challenge she has faced in her almost 30-year career in early childhood development.
The world’s first postage stamp, Britain’s “Penny Black,” went on sale in May 1840. Other countries soon followed, printing early “classic stamps” that usually featured monarchs, coat of arms, or numerals of value. Not very thrilling subjects, but that didn’t stop people from enthusiasticall…