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More cancer space needed
Contributed - 12:01 am - Think Local

The improvements in cancer treatment in Kelowna and around the world have been plentiful, giving more hope to patients. Now the BC Cancer Foundation is hoping to take those advances to the next level in the Okanagan, which is one of the fastest growing regions in Canada. The organization has kickstarted a $6.1 million fundraising […]

Car wash celebrates with deals
Contributed - Oct 01, 2022 - Think Local

Wise Guys Car Wash is celebrating its one-year anniversary in Kelowna with great deals. During October, it plans to show its appreciation to customers by offering half-price Express, Touchless and self-serve car washes and reducing the price of its Wash Club memberships. “The Kelowna Wise Guys Car Wash is the only car wash in town […]

Couple fosters plenty of love
Contributed - Oct 01, 2022 - Think Local

Della Lyons was 19 years old and newly married when she and her husband first brought boarding school children into their home in the late 1970s. They had five teenage boys who would spend Monday to Friday with them while attending school. “Then it just snowballed from there, let’s put it that way,” Lyons says after […]

Reasons galore to ride Ebus
Contributed - Sep 30, 2022 - Think Local

Saturday is the first day winter tires are legally required for most major B.C. highways. So not only do you have to either buy winter tires or spend valuable time getting the ones you already own put on your vehicle. You then have to worry about white-knuckling it over the Connector and the Coquihalla for […]

There’s no place like home
Contributed - Sep 30, 2022 - Think Local

Habitat for Humanity Okanagan will officially welcome eight Okanagan families to their new homes with a key ceremony, thanks to an army of community partners and volunteers that have worked tirelessly to help us reach this milestone.  These new homeowners will be the first of 12 families who will call the community of Lake Country […]

‘Will’ power helps KGH
Alistair Waters - Sep 29, 2022 - Think Local

Suppose you have a powerful tool to change your part of the world. What does it look like? Maybe it’s a magic wand, a mystical sword power or an enchanted ring.  What if you learned there is such a tool? Would you use it?  There is a real one and it has nothing to do […]

Outlook is simply stunning
Contributed - Sep 28, 2022 - Think Local

 There are many homeowners at Predator Ridge Resort who also like the desert-style architecture of southeastern California locations like Palm Springs and Palm Desert. Now, thanks to the newest neighbourhood at Predator Ridge, they can get that same look and feel of desert modernism without leaving the country. Outlook, which will consist of 44 […]

Bekins always giving back
Contributed - Sep 28, 2022 - Think Local

In line with being a company that offers a family-culture working environment, Bekins Moving and Storage also takes great pride in being an active community member through various charity initiatives. Bekins Kelowna is doing its annual Prospera Place Food Drives with the Kelowna Rockets. Many people and families in our community struggle to put food […]

Kuipers Peak set to impress
Contributed - Sep 27, 2022 - Think Local

Okanagan developer Emil Anderson Properties recently announced the release of Kuipers Peak at South Ridge, a boutique collection of upscale townhomes nestled into the hillside at a pinnacle point in the Upper Mission neighbourhood. With panoramic views of the mountains, vineyards and Okanagan Lake below, the townhome collection signals the most recent collaboration between the […]

More pre-sale projects needed
Contributed - Sep 26, 2022 - Think Local

To those living in the Okanagan, it will come as no surprise the area’s real estate market has changed drastically over the last year. Density is increasing, buyer dynamics are changing, and development is skyrocketing. Taylor Musseau, managing director and partner of MLA Canada, Okanagan, outlines what homebuyers should know about the state of the […]