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Investing in Penticton’s future
Special to Okanagan Edge - May 25, 2017 - Think Local

It’s a stunning and ambitious development, unlike any Penticton has seen in the last decade, and it will likely be a landmark in city’s downtown for years to come. But Chase Valley’s proposed Front Street complex also represents something else: a firm belief that Penticton offers a solid, long-term investment opportunity. Chase Valley is a […]

$10,000 on one putt
Special to Okanagan Edge - May 22, 2017 - Think Local

There’s a saying in golf, you drive for show, and you putt for dough. And, just as the young men on the Mackenzie Tour PGA Tour Canada know good things start with a good drive, so too does the professional sales staff at Kelowna Chrysler. When the Mackenzie Tour returns to Gallagher’s Canyon Golf and […]

Hearing and dementia linked?
Special to Okanagan Edge - May 19, 2017 - Think Local

As National Hearing Month puts all things auditory on our sonars, Nexgen Hearing wants to stress how important getting your ears checked can be. Tom Millar, a hearing professional at Nexgen in West Kelowna, warns that while degrading sonic sensibilities may seem like nothing more than an inconvenience, hearing loss can have some very serious side effects. “We […]

Fight aging with lasers
Special to Okanagan Edge - May 12, 2017 - Think Local

When we’re in our twenties, it’s easy to say we’ll never use any sort of anti-aging products, maybe not even hair dye. Easy to say until we start seeing ourselves age. There’s been amazing advances in laser and radiowave technology that have enabled people to not undergo invasive surgery to get younger, healthier looking skin. […]

New take on used cars
Okanagan Edge Staff - May 07, 2017 - Think Local

Their roots cling firmly to the dirt of small-town Western Canada, but a new player in the Kelowna car market is putting a big twist on how people think about used cars. Driving Force Vehicle Rentals, Sales and Leasing will open its Kelowna operation today, and Norman Leach, the company’s director of marketing and communications, […]

Win cash for your recipe
Special to Okanagan Edge - Apr 18, 2017 - Think Local

Choose a recipe, grab a partner, and film a cooking video for your chance to win Cooking brings people together; it fosters creativity, teaches patience and helps us better appreciate the food we eat. Cooking can be incredibly rewarding; it can build communities and inspire passion in people young and old. And now, thanks to […]

Best neighbourhood in town
Special to Okanagan Edge - Mar 28, 2017 - Think Local

You know the housing market is red-hot when you’re selling so fast you have to downsize a massive ad campaign. That’s exactly what’s happening to Sandpiper Developments as it continues work on its cutting-edge Cameron Mews development. After hitting the market in March last year the first five phases of the Gordon Drive townhouse development sold out […]

Win a $5,000 kitchen
Special to Okanagan Edge - Mar 26, 2017 - Think Local

UPDATE: The draw for the custom-made quartz kitchen is over, and Ginger Davis of Lake Country is the lucky winner. Congratulations on your brand new kitchen Ginger! ORIGINAL STORY: Creative Stone Solutions isn’t your run-of-the-mill countertop manufacturer, and their grand opening won’t be your run-of-the-mill open house. The newly refreshed company is throwing open its showroom doors April 1 […]

Future of backyard pools
Special to Okanagan Edge - Mar 22, 2017 - Think Local

  With the sun finally starting to once again beam down, pool season in the Okanagan is achingly close. This year, many homeowners will finally take the plunge and get the pool they’ve been dreaming of for years. If you’re one of them, Sean Colluney’s got one piece of advice: fiberglass. Colluney works at Valley […]

Getting their share
Okanagan Edge Staff - Mar 20, 2017 - Think Local

Interior Savings members will be getting a nice surprise this weekend when the credit union gives $2 million in profits back to them. On March 25, as part of the credit union’s Member Rewards Program, each member will see a percentage of the profits deposited into their members’ accounts. Interior Savings’ CEO Kathy Conway said […]