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Hawks Landing has it all
Contributed - Jul 02, 2019 - Think Local

Lamont Land Development knows there are many families looking for good-sized homes at affordable prices in the Okanagan. And that is where the idea for Hawks Landing was born. The 84-lot, paired-home community in West Kelowna is currently in its first selling phase, during which 44 lots will be available. They are brand new homes […]

Butterfly Effect lifts spirits
Contributed - Jun 27, 2019 - Think Local

We cannot go around the pain of grief. Instead we must learn to embrace and express it. If you or someone you know has lost someone special to them, then the seventh annual Butterfly Effect next month in Kelowna might be the beautiful way to celebrate them. The Central Okanagan Hospice Association conducts the event […]

Improve your home’s air
Contributed - Jun 26, 2019 - Think Local

Air quality inside your home is something that can’t be ignored. The Environmental Protection Agency, after all, has found that the air inside your four walls can be two to 10 times worse than outside. As a result, it can be tough for some immune systems to fight off all the particles, germs and gases […]

Affordable Okanagan lifestyle
Contributed - Jun 21, 2019 - Think Local

Developer Len Sloan likes to say “you can park the car and buy some walking shoes” when you move to Barnard’s Village. The north Vernon development is not only conveniently located within walking distances of dozens of shops and stores, but it offers affordable living for those looking at experiencing the Okanagan lifestyle. Barnard’s Village […]

Eat Clean in Kelowna
Contributed - Jun 20, 2019 - Think Local

 Shane Scott and his family learned the hard way there are things in life that you cannot control. Losing their house in the Fort McMurray, Alta., wildfires three years ago is a prime example of that. What you can control, however, is what you put in your body, which is why Scott and his […]

ONE Water Street gets artsy
Contributed - Jun 18, 2019 - Think Local

When ONE Water Street developers were going through the process of getting their building permits, one thing the City of Kelowna asked of them was to make the streetscape interesting. So the developers pulled the fronts back on Sunset Drive to make way for landscaping and patios, but they are now going the extra mile […]

Say Cheers for the Years
Contributed - Jun 17, 2019 - Think Local

Funerals aren’t going anywhere, but that doesn’t mean celebrations of life isn’t a growing business. More people are wanting to have a party after the funerals of their loved ones and friends. In fact, a Kelowna couple is banking on that. Allen and Christine Ransome are the husband-and-wife team behind Cheers for the Years, a […]

RV Wars comes to Kelowna
Contributed - Jun 14, 2019 - Think Local

Three of the Okanagan’s biggest RV companies are going to war in Kelowna this weekend, but the winner will definitely be the customers who show up to watch the battle. RV Wars is a four-day event in which three RV companies bring some of the best tent trailers, travel trailers, toy haulers, fifth wheels and […]

Protect your vehicle’s value
Contributed - Jun 13, 2019 - Think Local

Don’t call Solartech Films if you need your tires rotated. Don’t call them if you are looking for a new paint job. Don’t bother if you require an oil change. There are two reasons to call Kelowna’s Solartech Films, and those are for paint protection film and window tinting for your vehicle. “This is all […]

Rebates serve up savings
Contributed - Jun 12, 2019 - Think Local

A successful business is built on many things, such as good customer service, controlling costs and a little something special that sets you apart from the competition—like a signature dish. If your restaurant is making that customer favourite day in and day out, chances are you’re using a lot of energy to run a particular […]