A new low-cost airline will offer twice-a-week flights from Kelowna to Calgary and Vancouver beginning in mid-April.
VICTORIA - A one-time allocation of $3.7 million will support Indigenous Tourism BC (ITBC) in leading the Indigenous tourism industry to its pre-pandemic levels of success by 2024.
A digital animator and storyteller who hails from Summerland hopes to use her popularity on YouTube to make the transition to television.
VICTORIA — Economic growth in British Columbia will face erosion from recent floods and slides that crippled transportation links, but the resilience of government and industry to keep supply chains open limits the damage, says an economist.
Just in time for Christmas, the Penticton Lakeside Resort skating rink is now open for the season. The rink is open to the public from 10 a.m. -10 p.m. daily (bring your own skates). Hot chocolate, refreshing beverages and a nice meal are available after your skate in one of the resort’s thr…
Chartered professional accountants Long-Haggerty Robertson LLP helped five different families in need this holiday season with toys and clothing through their Toy & PJ Drive. Pictured are, from left, Jane Long-Haggerty, Courtney Shaw and Kelly Robertson.
RPR Heating and Air Conditioning and Ideal Energy Solutions celebrated their upcoming partnership this past Saturday by donating 100 free turkey dinners in Penticton plus 100 in Princeton. From left, Terry Olfert, co-owner RPR Heating and Air Conditioning, Princeton Mayor Spencer Coyne and S…
A prime near-waterfront development site in downtown Kelowna has sold for almost four times its assessed value and $4 million over the asking price.
A few lucky drivers had no lineups as the gas bar at Costco’s new Kelowna location opened Friday on Baron Road selling regular for 134.9 cents per litre, about a dozen cents cheaper than other Kelowna stations. It won’t be until January when the new Costco warehouse, 30% larger than the exis…
The post-pandemic renaissance of Kelowna’s airport symbolizes the city’s continued recovery from the financial effects of COVID-19, municipal officials say.
After a frantic last few days as customers lined up to get one last meal, the Westside Swiss Chalet and Harvey's closed Sunday night.
Much has been said about the challenges tourism and restaurants face during COVID times, but the fitness industry is seldom mentioned in the same context.
Following the Provincial Health Order in September for proof of mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations to enter restaurants for dine-in, Theo’s owner Gregory Condonopoulos took immediate action.
Suddenly, it was 1985 again. Staff at Penticton Nissan got in the Halloween spirit, Friday, dressing for work as their favourite WWE wrestlers. From left, Brad Simmonds (as Hulk Hogan), Steve Allan (Stone Cold Steve Austin), Mike Turner (kneeling, Shawn Micheals), Scott Barber (Randy Macho M…
The Barking Parrot held an unannounced customer appreciation evening, Friday at the pub. Preparing free burgers were, from left, Myles Thibodeau, Barking Parrot Drinks Development Supervisor; Jeff Christenson, Barking Parrot Sous Chef; Marty O’Hara; Barking Parrot Bar Manager and Dan Vichitt…
CALGARY — Gasoline prices shattered all-time records in many parts of the country this week, just in time for Canadians to hit the highway for the Thanksgiving long weekend.
McHappy Day in support of Ronald McDonald House is on all day today (Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2021) at McDonald's restaurants in Penticton (Walmart and Main Street) and Osoyoos.
Victoria’s cruise-ship industry would be devastated if an Alaska senator has her way and makes permanent an exemption that allows large cruise ships to bypass Canadian ports, says the head of the Greater Victoria Harbour Authority.
Thanks to the assistance of The Economic Trust of the Southern Interior (ETSI-BC) and the Rural Business and Community Recovery (RBCR) Program, Summerland Chamber of Commerce has completed their hiring of a new business recovery advisor.
Greater Kelowna's jobless rate edged up slightly in August, to 5.7% from 5.6% in July, bucking the national trend, but the region still has a comparatively bright employment picture.
“Max,” a lovable rescue owned by Penticton’s Dave Ramey, celebrated International Dog Day on Aug. 26. Max is a shop dog at RPR Heating & Air Conditioning in Penticton and loves all people and other dogs.
RyanGraham of Bluewater Cannabis on Nanaimo Ave. W. (centre) yucks it up with Cody St. Godard, left and Paul Dhillon, both from Phyto Extractions. A customer appreciation was held Saturday afternoon in the downtow
Nominees for the 34th annual Business Excellence Awards presented by the Penticton & Wine Country Chamber of Commerce were announced Wednesday.
The 34th Annual Business Excellence Awards has recognized businesses, organizations and individuals in Penticton and area that have achieved excellence in the community through their own abilities, efforts and initiatives since 1987.