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Food and fun all week long
Contributed - 12:01 am - Think Local

When the dynamic duo of Loree Hubner and Kori Iceton both agree that something is good, they take the first two letters of their first names and say it is “LoKo approved.” Let’s just say the new chef at the Hub on Martin in Penticton, which is co-owned by Hubner and Iceton, is LoKo approved. […]

Few 450 Parc homes remain
Contributed - Apr 11, 2024 - Think Local

Your chance to live in a convenient, modern and luxurious condominium in the heart of Pandosy Village has almost passed. That is because there are only a few homes remaining in 450 Parc, which is move-in ready. Spearheaded by Craig Mohr of Vineyard Developments, this project draws upon his more than two decades of luxury […]

BMO makes dental donation
Madison Reeve - Apr 10, 2024 - Think Local

It’s a donation that will get you smiling. A $250,000 contribution from BMO will be directed to Okanagan College’s Our Students, Your Health campaign. The campaign aims to advance health-care accessibility and professional development opportunities. Of the total contribution, $150,000 is designated for enhancing OC’s dental suite, which serves both as a training facility and […]

SRM Concrete still growing
Contributed - Apr 10, 2024 - Think Local

SRM Concrete now has plenty more space to put its product. More product means better service. Better service means smoother construction. Smoother construction means more community growth. And community growth means everybody wins. SRM Concrete, which serves the South Okanagan, now has two silos in Summerland that are 21 metres in height and can store […]

Predator Ridge homes ready
Contributed - Apr 09, 2024 - Think Local

There’s a new type of housing available at Predator Ridge, ready for move-in today.  For the first time, the popular four-season resort community is offering purpose-built, long-term rentals with terms as short as three months or available on an annual basis. The District at Predator Ridge features new, three-bedroom, three-bathroom luxury townhome units at more […]

Local filmmakers wanted
Contributed - Apr 09, 2024 - Think Local

Calling all new and emerging filmmakers in B.C. and Alberta. Are you looking to pursue filmmaking and bring your dream scripted project to life? Well, this could be your chance. TELUS STORYHIVE is elated to embark on a cinematic journey with its brand new STORYHIVE Scripted Edition, a program tailored exclusively to support fully scripted, […]

Live the Lakeshore lifestyle
Contributed - Apr 07, 2024 - Think Local

These upcoming rental homes are designed so you can live in an Okanagan paradise. The Arbour in Lower Mission will be move-in ready on June 1, 2024, and you can come take a look at what Lakeshore living will be like at its open house on April 13-14, 2024, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. […]

Synergy for landscape plans
Contributed - Apr 06, 2024 - Think Local

After 20 years in the business, Max Hoogveld knows how important coordination and communication are when turning your outdoor dreams into reality. It is why his Kelowna business is named Synergy Landscape Design, and it is why that philosophy has proven to be a winner in the industry. “A good design is a collaboration of […]

Adventure in Alberni Valley
Contributed - Apr 05, 2024 - Think Local

Looking to make a spring getaway to Vancouver Island at a destination that’s a little on the undiscovered side? Head straight to the heart of Vancouver Island in the Alberni Valley with a trip to Port Alberni. Located one hour inland from Nanaimo along the Alberni Inlet, the mid-Island city is the best starting point […]

Breweries on wine passport
Kirk Penton - Apr 05, 2024 - Think Local

The BC Wine Passport is back, and it’s bigger and better than ever. This is the fourth year the exclusive passport has been available from uncorkBC, and the selections are more varied than ever. In addition to receiving exclusive, complimentary tastings at 79 wineries across the province, passport holders will also earn privileges at 10 […]