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Elevating human spirit with care
Contributed - Mar 07, 2023 - Think Local

Good, quality and caring home care for seniors is not only helpful for the person receiving it, but it also gives their family members peace of mind. As we age, many of us find we may not be able to do everything we once could but we want to stay in our homes and continue […]

Townhomes with stunning views
Contributed - Mar 06, 2023 - Think Local

It’s often said the three most important things in real estate are location, location location. And the Ledge at the Rise development in Vernon has all three covered. Offering amazing views from the 91 luxury townhomes planned for the development, the close proximity to recreation and amenities, such as shopping, golf, skiing, the beach and […]

Leading-edge education
Contributed - Mar 05, 2023 - Think Local

As parents, we strive to ensure our children have access to the best resources and opportunities. But what if selecting the right secondary school was ultimately based on your child’s choice? Student choice is a unique facet of the culture at Brentwood College School, serves as a deciding factor in who attends, and acts as […]

Unique family photoshoots
Contributed - Mar 05, 2023 - Think Local

Katy Stewart does family photography differently. The Summerland resident, who created Moments for Mamas Photography three years ago, is not looking for that perfectly choreographed picture, the one you would traditionally find mounted over the fireplace. No, Stewart is all about capturing the truth. The real family. The photo that isn’t perfect—but ends up being […]

Ten years and going strong
Contributed - Mar 04, 2023 - Think Local

It is the 10-year anniversary of Traveland RV in West Kelowna. The West Kelowna recreation vehicle dealership will officially celebrate 10 years under the Traveland RV banner on June 1. It was on that date in 2013 when Art and Faye Pike sold Westgate RV Centre to Langley’s Dale Howes. The purchase of the West […]

Award-winning net-zero home
Contributed - Mar 04, 2023 - Think Local

You can see the “Next Generation” home today in Kelowna. Don’t wait too long, as it will only be open to the public until May 18. Fresh off its four awards at the recent Okanagan Housing Awards of Excellence gala in Kelowna, the Wilden Living Lab project features three research homes in Wilden, Kelowna’s largest […]

Life through rosé glasses
Contributed - Mar 03, 2023 - Think Local

“Think pink. But don’t wear it,” said famed designer Karl Lagerfeld. Now you can think pink and fill your glass with it with Liquidity Wines 2022 Rosé of Pinot Noir. A splash of pink and a dash of daring are sure to make this one-of-a-kind wine the most stylish sip in town. Spring is around […]

Westside’s newest rentals
Contributed - Mar 02, 2023 - Think Local

Ready to make the move into a home you’ll love? Westbrook, a brand-new rental community at 1520 Westside Rd., is now booking viewings and accepting applications for mid-May move-ins. Located off the first exit after the bridge heading into West Kelowna, Westbrook is a convenient short drive from downtown Kelowna. These studio, one-, two- and […]

Help your child thrive
Contributed - Mar 02, 2023 - Think Local

Being closely involved in your child’s education does not end when they head off to middle school. Yes, gone are the days of only one classroom and one teacher; the nurturing environment may be a thing of the past. Students need to be more independent and self-sufficient when they leave their elementary school. “Built-in structures […]

New name in movers: Bighorn
Contributed - Mar 01, 2023 - Think Local

A local moving company is getting a new name and look. Bighorn Moving and Storage, whose team has been operating in the Okanagan for the last eight years, announced the change for the beginning of March. The new name is a step toward the future of the company, which aims to continue to provide the […]