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Turtle Bay IT keeps you safe
Contributed - Sep 18, 2023 - Think Local

In the world of information technology, finding a trustworthy and reliable partner can be a challenging task. Many IT companies promise the moon and stars but fail to deliver on their commitments. That is where Turtle Bay IT Services stands out from the crowd. With the motto “IT with a common sense approach,” this local […]

Fundraiser at Nk’Mip Cellars
Contributed - Sep 18, 2023 - Think Local

Nk’Mip Cellars, located near Osoyoos, is gearing up to commemorate this year’s National Day for Truth and Reconciliation with a groundbreaking gala fundraiser on Sept. 30, right at the winery. This remarkable event promises a blend of culinary delights, exceptional wines, captivating entertainment and both live and silent auctions, all with a profound purpose—to raise […]

Kelowna real estate soars
Contributed - Sep 16, 2023 - Think Local

Amid its burgeoning reputation as a city with an incredible quality of life—backed by an astounding 90% of residents endorsing their satisfaction—Kelowna is on the cusp of a significant real estate explosion, thanks to the impending expansion of UBC’s campus in downtown Okanagan. Leveraging findings from a report from Real Estate Investment Network, called University […]

Tommy Gun’s on Westside
Contributed - Sep 16, 2023 - Think Local

Tommy Gun’s Original Barbershop has finally come to the Westside, and the franchise owner just so happens to be a trailblazer in the company. Amanda Cascaden came to Kelowna seven years ago to be a barber at Tommy Gun’s, and now she operates a pair of franchises in the Central Okanagan. She is the first […]

Lottery life will be a Dream
Kirk Penton - Sep 15, 2023 - Think Local

   The clock is ticking, folks. If you haven’t purchased your tickets for the BC Children’s Hospital Dream Lottery, time—and tickets—may be running out. Tickets are over 80% sold, and the Dream Lottery sells out early every year. That means you have only a couple weeks to buy the golden ticket that is going […]

Innkeeper’s Gala will thrill
Contributed - Sep 15, 2023 - Think Local

Mark your calendars now for one of Kelowna’s premier social events of the year. The 32nd annual Innkeeper’s Gala, hosted at Hotel Eldorado, is set for Saturday, Nov. 18, at 7 p.m. This year’s gala will benefit the Kelowna General Hospital Foundation, with proceeds specifically earmarked for cancer care. Over the course of its 31-year […]

Oktoberfest ready to rock
Contributed - Sep 13, 2023 - Think Local

Do you like mountain biking? Do you like music? Do you like beverages? Do you like fun? If you answered yes to any or all of those questions, you will not want to miss an all-day festival happening early next month in Kamloops. The inaugural Harper Mountain Oktoberfest, presented by MPRO4 Entertainment, will take place […]

Free training for new career
Contributed - Sep 12, 2023 - Think Local

A new training program gives eligible individuals in the Okanagan or Kootenays the opportunity to get started on a rewarding career and to help their community, all at the same time. There is another perk as well: The program is completely free for those who qualify. If you are on employment insurance or have you […]

Sweláps Market set to hire
Contributed - Sep 11, 2023 - Think Local

A brand new grocery store, Sweláps Market, is set to open this fall in Kamloops, and it is ready to hire dozens of employees. One of those employees could be you. Owned and operated by Tḱemlúps te Secwépemc, the market has been part of the community’s comprehensive plan for a long time and is being […]

Modular homes prove popular
Contributed - Sep 11, 2023 - Think Local

When it comes to buying a manufactured or modular home, who you deal with is as important as the home itself. And Lake Country Modular Homes has you covered. What sets Lake Country Modular apart from the rest includes a diverse product range, the fact it is a full-serve dealership selling top-brand homes made by […]