Ty Sideroff is wrapping up his kinesiology Diploma program studies at Okanagan College’s Penticton campus.
Nearly a year after they were almost stabbed to death inside a Midland, Texas, Sam's Club, Bawi Cung and his two sons all have visible scars.
SALEM, Mass. - A second panel from American artist Jacob Lawrence's sweeping series “Struggle: From the History of the American People" that has been hidden from public view for decades has been located, the Peabody Essex Museum in Massachusetts announced Tuesday.
A new directive issued in response to "buttergate" could make it hard for dairy farmers to keep up with demand for the staple ingredient, according to experts, who suspect that the controversy may be rooted less in fact than media frenzy.
Cannery Brewing's LakeBoat Lager is a tribute to the S.S. Sicamous, which is prominently featured on the cans. A portion of the proceeds from the sale of Cannery's LakeBoat Lager goes to support the work of the S.S. Sicamous Restoration Society. Here is Cannery Brewing co-owner Ian Dyck (rig…
In the “Chicken soup for the soul” book entitled, Find your happiness, Maureen C. Bruschi tells the story of a time when she was quite ill at work and wishing she was at her home in Long Island.
Health Canada approved its third COVID-19 vaccine on Friday, authorizing the jab made by AstraZeneca and Oxford University after a lengthy review of clinical trial details.
TORONTO - Alongside the headline-grabbing race for a COVID-19 vaccine, the hunt for effective treatments has unfolded with its own share of flameouts and triumphs.
TORONTO - Health Canada has approved two more rapid tests that can indicate the prevalence of COVID-19 immunity, devices experts say should be used judiciously but can help ensure the success of vaccines.
NEW YORK - Glam was back for the Golden Globes virtual, bicoastal awards night Sunday as nominees Zoomed in from around the world and, for Leslie Odom Jr., from his front porch in Los Angeles not far from the action in Beverly Hills.
After pivoting the popular Pig Out festival due to the pandemic in 2020, Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country is bringing back the new Pig Out Trails format to keep the event safe and fun as it marks 10 years in the community.
CALGARY - Rodeo fans love the thrill of a bronc exploding into the ring, cowboy temporarily aboard. How the horse feels about it hasn't been so clear.
OVERVIEW: In financial negotiations, settle on an amount that works for all involved. Seek easy terms if it will lower stress. Agreements can be very congenial when all is said and done.
MILAN - The fedora Humphrey Bogart wore in “Casablanca” may have secured Borsalino’s place in fashion and cinematic history, but it will be something like the cow-print bucket hat that will help ensure its future.
TORONTO - While it’s tempting to compare various aspects of AstraZeneca-Oxford’s newly approved COVID-19 vaccine to others, several experts cautioned against focusing on data that is not comparable and the danger of underrating the product’s ability to curb hospitalizations and deaths.
LOS ANGELES - Bruce Meyers was hanging out at Pismo Beach on California's Central Coast one afternoon in 1963 when he saw something that both blew his mind and changed his life: a handful of old, stripped-down cars bouncing across the sand.
Osoyoos Desert Centre is delighted to announce it’s been awarded a Province of BC grant to replace its 1.5 km elevated wooden boardwalk trail. The funding is provided under the destination development stream of the Community Economic Recovery Infrastructure Program (CERIP) announced last fal…
TORONTO - At age 86, diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease and prone to falls, John Bedborough would seem to be at the front of the line amid high-risk Canadians prioritized for a COVID-19 vaccine.
A dairy producers' lobbying group is asking farmers to consider alternatives to palm supplements in livestock feed pending the results of an investigation launched in response to consumers' concerns about perceived changes to the consistency of butter.
Three community climate advocates will share their experience encouraging community members to get involved in climate action.
CAMEROON, Cameroon - Russian supermodel and philanthropist Natalia Vodianova became a United Nations goodwill ambassador on Wednesday, pledging to promote the sexual and reproductive rights of women and girls and tackle stigmas surrounding their bodies.
WASHINGTON - Jill Biden offers comforting advice to Kelly Clarkson, telling the singer and talk-show host as she goes through a divorce that things happen for the best and that life will eventually “look better.”
LOS ANGELES - On a TV show Betty White hosted 50 years ago, the perpetual charmer flirts with James Brolin, teases Della Reese and trades quips with Carol Burnett.
The BC Alzheimer Society’s popular Minds in Motion program is now online, offering important support for people experiencing early symptoms of dementia and their care partners.
During the coldest days earlier this month, half a dozen hearty Tai Chi practitioners braved the sub-zero temperatures and didn’t miss a day as they moved through the traditional motions in the small park adjacent to the tennis courts on Power Street.
MILAN - A digital runway show by five Italian fashion designers of African origin opens Milan Fashion Week on Wednesday, one tangible result of a campaign launched last summer by the only Black Italian designer belonging to the Milan fashion chamber.
Boeing has recommended that airlines ground all 777s with the type of engine that blew apart after takeoff from Denver this past weekend, and most carriers that fly those planes said they would temporarily pull them from service.
Hair salons that have been allowed to reopen in parts of Ontario are scrambling to slot in appointments for a backlog of clients looking to clean up their lockdown locks.
Canada's airline fleets are not affected by Boeing's recommendation to ground its 777 aircraft after a dramatic incident during a U.S. flight over the weekend, as the type of engine involved is not in use by Canadian carriers.
VANCOUVER - The head of the Canadian Medical Association is urging the federal government to boost access to family doctors for COVID-19 'long-haulers' enduring ongoing illness and requiring referrals to multiple specialists.
TORONTO - A new study based on a decade's worth of Ontario health data found more people are facing severe disease, and at a younger age.
VANCOUVER - As people around the world remain isolated in their homes, avoiding close contact with others and meticulously sanitizing their hands and surfaces, scientists warn there may be unintended consequences of these necessary pandemic protocols.
NEW YORK - Holograms and Twitter rants, roving gospel gatherings and billion-dollar business ventures. If there's one word that defines the lives of Kanye West and Kim Kardashian West, it's BIG.
The Grade 8 class at Holy Cross School in Penticton is participating in “I Read Canadian Day,” an initiative to encourage reading and support Canadian authors. Ethan Collins dives into “Harry the Musical Ride Horse,” by local author Katherine Hansen.