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…
Okanagan business people who went above and beyond to help their peers and communities during the COVID-19 crisis are being recognized by an American business website.
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.
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.
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.
Four times as many new homes will be built on Westbank First Nation lands compared to the City of West Kelowna in the next two decades, according to new projections.
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.
Kelowna continues to have Canada’s second-lowest unemployment rate even though there were fewer people working in the region last month compared to December.
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.
South Okanagan builder and designer members of the Canadian Home Builders’ Association (CHBA) had a strong presence at the 2021 Okanagan Housing Awards of Excellence this weekend.
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.
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.
The Penticton Herald has produced a 2021 wall calendar, highlighting the beauty of the South Okanagan through the eyes of local photography buffs. The 12-month calendar sells for $10 and is available at the front office of The Herald at 101-186 Nanaimo Ave. from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., Tuesday…
The 2020-21 federal deficit is estimated at more than $450 billion, the largest in Canada’s history. As a result, there is a growing fear on the part of many in the financial sector that there is a high probability of significant inflation once the recovery from the pandemic begins to gain m…