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First College creates workers
Contributed - 12:01 pm - Think Local

There are several careers in B.C. that are in high demand at the moment, and that is why First College is doing what it can to fill those gaps and get people jobs as soon as they graduate. The Kelowna college is now enrolling students in three disciplines that will produce the following ready-to-work employees: […]

Realize your dream kitchen
Contributed - 12:01 am - Think Local

Maybe you have designs on a brand new kitchen that you have been envisioning in your mind for years. Or perhaps you finally want to make the move and build that outdoor kitchen area that you would use relentlessly during beautiful Okanagan summers that attract guests from all over. Of course, as soon as you […]

Aberdeen Hall connects
Contributed - May 15, 2022 - Think Local

By Casey Turnpenny and  Laura Hazeldine Blossoms returning, lighter evenings and warm afternoon rays of sunshine inviting us to come and play. Spring has arrived in the Okanagan, and with it, renewed opportunities to come together again to create new shared experiences and memories. At Aberdeen Hall, the hallways and classrooms are abuzz with excitement […]

Vernon Cannabis all over
Contributed - May 14, 2022 - Think Local

When you are in Vernon and would like to purchase some cannabis, you never have to go very far to find a store that has a large selection, and a friendly and knowledgeable staff. Vernon Cannabis has made sure of that. The cannabis company has a prolific presence in the North Okanagan city, with no […]

New company making mark
Contributed - May 14, 2022 - Think Local

If your grocery store meat aisle has been lacklustre in quality or shockingly over-priced, it’s time to check out the newest, local rave: Apex Meat Co.  Headquartered in pristine Penticton, Apex Meat Co. has swooped into the online meat delivery market to save your summer with fresh, custom-cut, high-quality meat all at affordable prices and […]

Beachcomber forges ahead
Contributed - May 13, 2022 - Think Local

Pushing forward. The Melvin family was devastated when its patriarch, Dennis Melvin, passed away recently. It came as a huge shock, and even now his son, Kent Melvin, says, “I still think I will look up and see him walking through the warehouse doors.” Grieving is an important part of dealing with the passing of […]

Pinnacle of beachside living
Contributed - May 13, 2022 - Think Local

Kelowna’s celebrated Okanagan lifestyle is better beachside, a sentiment proven true last fall, thanks to the sellout success of Movala’s inaugural Beachview building. With phase one construction commencing this spring, local developer Stober Group is preparing for the community’s highly anticipated final building release of Skywater. Nestled between the sought-after Lower Mission and South Pandosy […]

Kids coding in Kelowna
Contributed - May 12, 2022 - Think Local

It’s a world where kids write the code. These coders are not sitting in a dark, quiet room with their eyes glued to a computer. They are in a bright, cheerful dojo, where they create, collaborate and learn all about computer technology. Code Ninjas Kelowna opened on Enterprise Way in January for kids between the […]

How AI helps your hearing
Contributed - May 12, 2022 - Think Local

Hearing loss can be different for everyone. One of these reasons hearing loss can be difficult and complicated to address is that the extent of hearing loss can be different from individual to individual, which is why it’s vital to visit a trained hearing professional. A solution that helps you hear better at home may […]

Family’s Penticton to-do list
Contributed - May 11, 2022 - Think Local

The COVID-19 pandemic is in the rear-view mirror for the most part, which means it’s time to get back to enjoying everything the Okanagan has to offer this summer. And one of the most entertaining, relaxing and enjoyable areas of the Okanagan is the southern end of Penticton, where Skaha Lake meets the city and […]