Think Local


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 […]

Look, feel better naturally
Contributed - Jul 21, 2020 - Think Local

There is a way to give your body a new look without undergoing surgery and going into debt. Body By Design, which opened recently in Kelowna, is one such business that offers a natural, safe and realistic approach to achieve your body transformation goals. “The demand for our treatments are ever increasing, and the results are amazing […]

Rediscover BC’s West Coast
Contributed - Jul 16, 2020 - Think Local

B.C.’s West Coast is known the world over for its colourful patchwork of land- and seascapes, but how often do we experience this wild beauty for ourselves? This summer, rediscover the seaside communities you love and the reasons you love them—places like Gibsons and Telegraph Cove, with their laid-back culture, raw nature, ocean adventures, and […]

BC’s ultimate mountain getaway
Contributed - Jul 15, 2020 - Think Local

 Just two and a half hours from Kelowna, Revelstoke is the perfect summer destination. Open spaces, authentic charm and a chance to connect with nature are all on offer. With options for an adrenaline packed holiday or a laid back vacation, Revelstoke has what you’re looking for.  To get the most out of your […]

Kelowna right for Price-Stephens
Contributed - Jul 14, 2020 - Think Local

Angela Price-Stephens visited Kelowna for a few months in 1994 between law school and the start of her legal career. It took her 25 years, but she finally made it back. Price-Stephens joined Kelowna’s Pushor Mitchell law firm last year, specializing in estate disputes and medical malpractice, and she couldn’t be happier to finally be […]