Bed and breakfast operators can access government programs designed to help them offset costs and lost revenue through the pandemic, provincial Finance Minister Selina Robinson says.

The Canada Revenue Agency is hosting a series of webinars to provide caregivers with information about potential deductions, credits and benefits for the support they provide.

When you’re facing a serious medical situation, it’s normal to seek out a second opinion. Assuming you have the time, energy, and opportunity, why wouldn’t you? Investments should be treated the same way.

If you ask people to make a list of words to describe significant moments in their lives, chances are most of those words will be negatives. Of course, we all have happy times but in the long run it’s the struggles that define us, that teach us who we are, what we can and can’t handle and wh…


A $5,000 cheque was delivered to Pathways Addictions Resource Centre on Tuesday thanks to the generosity of Guerard’s Furniture and customer Diana Bright.

The Penticton and Wine Country Chamber of Commerce is hosting “Securing our Future: Getting Canadians back to work,” a Zoom session with Erin O’Toole, federal leader of the Official Opposition, April 1 from noon until 1 p.m.


Wine lovers across the Okanagan — and around the world — will be pleased to know Canada’s first-ever wine village is scheduled to open in less than three months.

Junior Chamber International (JCI) Penticton is pleased to announce the return of its 4th Annual ValleyDrive Event to support local food banks for March 27.


OSOYOOS — A well-known Penticton entrepreneur is eyeing a troubled race horse facility in Osoyoos as he casts about for something to keep himself busy after selling a successful race car track in Penticton.

The Osoyoos Airport is getting some upgrades with the help of an economic recovery grant from the province.


David Larsen’s introduction to the tire and automotive business came as a toddler at the shop his grandfather Eric Larsen opened in Penticton in 1948 at 55 Front St.

The women of Cannery Brewing joined together on International Women's Day to brew a special beer. The beer is a White IPA with preserved lemons and the name of the beer is Ceres. Ceres was the Roman Goddess of agriculture, grain crops, fertility, and motherly relationships. This limited-rele…


Allan Carter is looking forward to resting his battered knees on golf courses and fishing holes across the Okanagan after pounding them on the hard concrete floors of the dollar store he and his wife have owned and operated for the past decade.

A billboard in West Kelowna that suggested vaccines for COVID-19 were worse than the disease was misleading and promoted fear, a regulatory body says.

Backyard swimming pools can be transformed into skating rinks with a custom conversion service offered by a new Kelowna company.

Valley First recognizes that the OSNS Child and Youth Development Centre saw increased costs and financial struggle as a result of cancelled fundraising events over the past year.

Penticton’s Vassalaki family have been the proud owners of the Last Call Liquor Mart in the city’s south end for the past 14 years.

Many sectors have been hard hit by the pandemic, and agriculture is one of them. Despite concerns about food security and pleas to buy local, orchardists and farmers in the region have had a number of serious headwinds facing them over the past year.

West Kelowna’s Candice Loring likes to call herself a professional matchmaker. But instead of matchmaking for love, the 36-year-old member of the Gitxsan Nation is matchmaking for research and innovation for Mitacs, a national independent not-for-profit organization that co-funds research

The TPD Boutique has reopened on Osoyoos Indian Band (OIB) land making it the third cannabis shop within one square kilometre of the Canco Gas Station on Highway 97, just outside of Oliver.

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One year ago, Katrina Hohmann opened her own business to make a better life for her young family, but soon afterward, COVID-19 nearly killed that dream.

Passenger numbers at Kelowna’s airport took a trip back through time this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic.