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Natural dental clinic opens
Contributed - Sep 18, 2020 - Think Local

Most people who visit the dentist hope the outcome is straight, healthy, whitened and clean teeth, with as little pain as possible. But they are unaware of how some traditional dental procedures and products used to achieve those results can affect their overall health beyond their gums. Dr. Sokhi Sandhu wants to change that. With […]

Grow your business with IWG
Contributed - Sep 17, 2020 - Think Local

Why run around trying to plug your fingers in all the dike holes that pop open while you’re trying to run your business? That is why IWG Corporate Services was created. The Kelowna business adds a level of professionalism to your company, providing a road map to success and basically doing the things you simply […]

4 ways to explore BC this fall 
Contributed - Sep 16, 2020 - Think Local

In fall, vivid colours transform an already spectacular setting. With fewer crowds and a slower pace, it’s a wonderful time to travel within our vast backyard. Here are four ways to experience BC this fall. Remember to plan ahead, and travel responsibly. Visit Charming Small Towns BC’s small towns are tucked among mountaintops, rainforests, and […]

Wild One can’t be stopped
Kirk Penton - Sep 13, 2020 - Think Local

Kelowna’s Run for Youth Mental Health would have taken place in Wilden for the third time on Sept. 27. But, like so many other plans, this one, too, had to change during the pandemic. Not hosting the run at all, however, was not an option for the Wilden developers. After all, the cause has not […]

Start your RV planning now
Contributed - Sep 12, 2020 - Think Local

If you’re thinking about going camping in an RV next summer, it would be wise to start planning now. Recreational vehicle sales have shot through the roof this year at Traveland RV in West Kelowna, and the situation is showing no signs of slowing down. “Typically the season might be a little bit shorter as […]

Redefining Kelowna’s skyline
Contributed - Sep 11, 2020 - Think Local

The first tower at Kelowna’s ONE Water Street development has reached 36 storeys into the sky, officially making it the tallest building between Metro Vancouver and Calgary. And the view from the top is simply stunning. “You’ve got panoramic views in all four directions,” North American Development Group managing partner Henry Bereznicki says. “You can […]

Unisus continues to grow
Contributed - Sep 10, 2020 - Think Local

Unisus School of Summerland welcomed students this week from Pre-K through its Grade 11-12 cohort. As the fastest growing school in the Okanagan, this was the culmination of the past three years of work. As Unisus was founded by Vancouver’s top private school leaders, outfitting the school with as many experienced administration and staff as […]

Optimum knows home care
Contributed - Sep 09, 2020 - Think Local

Pieter and Katie Buttenaar are in the home care business because they know the home care business inside and out. That’s because the siblings grew up seeing all sides of health care. Their mother worked as a nurse in an oncology ward at Kelowna General Hospital. Their father was a foster parent, taking care of kids with varying disabilities. […]

Keep your air clean, safe
Contributed - Sep 03, 2020 - Think Local

We have all spent more time in our homes this year than ever before due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and it could be much more of the same this winter. That is why air quality between our four walls is something that cannot be ignored. The Environmental Protection Agency has found the air inside your […]

Big plans for ‘special’ site
Contributed - Sep 02, 2020 - Think Local

When Central Mobile Park was incorporated 52 years ago, it was on the edge of a family farm on Kelowna’s outskirts and was accessible by a gravel trail off Lakeshore Road. Half a century later, Kerkhoff Development envisions the site as the future home of another major project in the heart of the largest city […]