It’s widely known that our thoughts and, more specifically our beliefs about those thoughts, determine our actions. We’ve all heard sayings like, “As the mind goes, the body follows.” and “As a man thinketh, so is he.” and “What you think about you bring about,” right?

Wildstone Construction in partnership with the OSNS Child and Youth Development Centre is pleased to announce they will be back on Sunday, June 11 at LocoLanding Adventure Park with the Colours4Kids Run in support of pediatric rehabilitation in the South Okanagan.

Chiropractors are primarily concerned with helping correct any neuro-musculoskeletal (nerves, muscles and bones of the body) source of your pain or headache.

Quite a few years ago now, an ionospheric physicist and I were a long way up a dirt, logging road in Algonquin Park, in Ontario.

The start of a new calendar year is an appropriate time to reflect on the incredible impacts the South Okanagan Similkameen Medical Foundation has been enabled to achieve thanks to our generous donors.

Members of the Penticton Shrine Club have finished their rounds and dropped off 244 teddy bears to six local agencies that deal with kids in stressful situations. The stuffed animals were supplied by the local BC Liquor Store through its annual Share A Bear holiday campaign. Presenting the b…

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I have written several times about the British Royal Family in this column. I remember writing about the time I saw Princess Diana walking through my hometown.


Winn Workman, a longtime resident of Naramata who has resided at Southwood Retirement Resort in Penticton for the past seven years, celebrated her 104th birthday this week alongside her daughter Jacky (standing) and other well wishers. Known for her adventurous spirit, Winn is described as a…


As we ponder the gift of Christmas, let us think of another Hero of the Faith, Saint Nicholas.


This last weekend many churches in the Okanagan Valley had their Christmas events and concerts.

December rounds out the year of great gaming titles below are the games coming in December to the service. I'm currently finishing High on Life on the Series X.

We don’t really think about being big or being small unless it has to do with fitting in a small car, or trying to reach the clutch on a big truck.

Did you know that the SOS Café is part of the SOS Medical Foundation? Did you know that profits from the café go towards health-care equipment and patient comforts? This is only possible because of the wonderful volunteer workforce at the SOS Café. For the next few articles, we will highligh…


I’m sure, like me, you have noticed the cost of food has increased; when I see the cost of some items, I take a second look. We all feel the choppy waves of inflation crashing on our vessel called life.

SOWINS team members are collecting items to sponsor families in need. If you want to find out more about Share the Spirit of Giving, contact Marni Adams at or 250-488-1268.

Discovery House’s Shed the Light on Addictions campaign was kicked off Saturday with a $10,000 private donation by Janet Parker. From left, Coun. Isaac Gilbert, Jerome Abraham from Discovery House, Janet Parker, Coun. James Miller and Michelle McLelland from Discovery House. To contribute em…


Many Hats Theatre Company was created by a group of experienced and passionate theatre people in 2007 with the express goal of producing ‘top drawer’ professional-quality live theatre to the South Okanagan. The public’s response was immediate and as support grew Many Hats quickly became the …


In a chiropractic career spanning over three decades Dr. Adam Konanz has treated everyone from celebrities to sports stars but some of his favourite patients are of the four-legged variety.

In response to the flooding emergency unfolding in Pakistan, leading Canadian aid agencies — working together as the Humanitarian Coalition — are raising funds to rush assistance to people in need.


The eighth Penticton Beer Blocks breweries gathered on Friday at Cannery Brewing to brew their annual collaboration beer for Penticton Beer Week.


This weekend is the kickoff for many churches after the summer break. It is no secret that the church has had a severe shaking, a rigorous stirring, brought on by the two-plus years of the pandemic. It is only now that the church across Canada is starting to shake the dust off, pick itself u…


 A volunteer-driven program feeding hungry school kids their most important meal of the day is in jeopardy unless more people step up to the plate.