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JoeAnna’s House invaluable
Contributed - Oct 01, 2020 - Think Local

It was Dec. 26, 2019—Boxing Day—when Lincoln ‘Little Fighter’ Santano made an unexpected, early entry into the world at Kelowna General Hospital. He was a long way from home. His mother, Natalie, had been experiencing premature labour and was quickly transferred by air ambulance to KGH from their hometown in Creston, B.C., so Lincoln could […]

5 BC getaways this fall
Contributed - Sep 30, 2020 - Think Local

With mild temperatures and the soft golden rays of afternoon sun, fall offers plenty of opportunity to explore. From coastal escapes to mountain adventures, there’s no shortage of incredible BC getaways fit for this time of year. Here are five trip ideas to get you on the road. Remember to plan ahead and travel responsibly.  […]

Get yard ready for 2021
Contributed - Sep 29, 2020 - Think Local

Normally around this time of year, Savoy Equipment would be having its annual one-day fall sale. There is nothing normal about 2020, however, and that means Savoy Equipment is spreading out its annual one-day sale to an entire week. The deals started flying last Saturday and will continue until this Saturday at Savoy’s Kelowna and Vernon […]

BC election: How to vote
Contributed - Sep 27, 2020 - Think Local

Elections BC is doing everything in its power to ensure citizens will be able to vote safely during the provincial election on Oct. 24. Whether you choose to vote in person or by mail, the bottom line is every voter will have their voice heard during the first B.C. election to be held during a […]

Dog days at Comfort Tech
Contributed - Sep 24, 2020 - Think Local

When customers visit the Comfort Tech Heating and Cooling office in Kelowna, the humans who work there are often overlooked at first. Much more attention is paid to the office dogs. “Our customers love it,” Comfort Tech dispatcher Paula Broadhead says. “We have a gate, so they don’t have to come right in to the […]

Shape your body your way
Contributed - Sep 23, 2020 - Think Local

Diet and exercise are two ways to maintain a healthy lifestyle and to get that figure you have always wanted. What diet and exercise do not do, however, is target specific body areas. Kelowna’s Body by Design can take care of those trouble spots through advanced body contouring technology. TriPollar and Dynamic Muscle Activation are two kinds […]

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 […]