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The Vaults nearly sold out
Contributed - Aug 17, 2020 - Think Local

 There are only two units remaining in The Vaults Kelowna, and one of them is the granddaddy of them all. The Vaults Kelowna is a luxury storage facility that allows clients to design their spaces so that it fits their personalities. Storing cars, boats and RVs is part of the reason The Vaults Kelowna […]

Lucky To Go ready to grow
Contributed - Aug 14, 2020 - Think Local

The road has been so smooth for Lucky To Go in Kelowna that it is taking the business to the rest of the Okanagan. Lucky To Go founder and CEO Mandeep Rana said his company has been blown away by the response in Kelowna, so the ride-share business will be expanding its operation to Vernon, […]

Bringing peace to estate wars
Contributed - Aug 11, 2020 - Think Local

It happens more often than you might think. An elderly family member passes away, and the reading of the will creates plenty of frustration, anger and hurt when relatives feel they were left out. “People understandably are emotional,” Pushor Mitchell lawyer Angela Price-Stephens says. “You’ve just lost a loved one, and when the will does […]

Asian fusion at its finest
Contributed - Aug 06, 2020 - Think Local

If there is one positive thing about opening a new restaurant at the start of a pandemic, it’s that the expectations are low. Aria Yen and her husband, Levi Hsu, opened T-ONE Restaurant in March, hoping to take advantage of its premier location on ground level of The Shore development across from Kelowna’s Gyro Beach. […]

It’s time to get Lucky
Contributed - Jul 31, 2020 - Think Local

Have you gotten Lucky yet? Lucky To Go vehicles have been roaming the streets of the Central Okanagan for the past month, and now it is expanding its coverage area—just in time for the long weekend. Lucky To Go is the same as Uber and Lyft, but Uber and Lyft are not operating in the […]

Unisus will guide your child
Contributed - Jul 30, 2020 - Think Local

Growing up in today’s world can be tough to navigate. It is even tougher if you have a motivated child exploring personal interests, sports, academic potential and trying to find where they fit in with peers. They will undoubtedly experience ups and downs as they work through challenges and transition to independence in their journey. […]

College’s CEA program delivers
Contributed - Jul 29, 2020 - Think Local

The COVID-19 pandemic, in a unique way, helped Miae Choi become even better at her future profession. The Okanagan College Education Assistant student couldn’t complete all of the program in person due to the pandemic, so she got a quick and substantial lesson in online learning that will only help her down the road. “It […]

SkyFire lights up Okanagan
Contributed - Jul 28, 2020 - Think Local

SkyFire Energy began serving the Okanagan in 2001, and the relationship is getting only hotter. The solar energy company, which has installed more systems in Western Canada than anyone else, is right at home in the sunny Okanagan and has been busy saving energy for people from Vernon to Osoyoos for the last two decades. […]

Get your car road trip ready
Contributed - Jul 24, 2020 - Think Local

Ryan Siffledeen has been coming to the Okanagan since before he can even remember. “I’ve been vacationing here since I was a kid,” Siffledeen says. “My parents loved it, and then growing up as a kid I loved it. I’ve wanted to make the move since I was a kid. I’m very drawn to this […]

Westkey offers screen safety
Contributed - Jul 23, 2020 - Think Local

The Okanagan has been mostly COVID-free during much of the pandemic, but that has changed in the last couple of weeks due to an outbreak that has affected dozens of people and several businesses. As a result, the time is right for the valley to get serious about protecting itself from the virus. Tourism is […]