Life

Kelowna jazz singers give country music a spin

Songs originally sung by Nashville royalty like Dolly Parton, Tammy Wynette, Patsy Cline, Loretta Lynn to name a few. 

  • Oct 3rd, 2016

Steele: Colourful, fall blooming xeriscape plants at H2O

While autumn officially began Sept. 22, with any luck we will have another month to enjoy fall colours in the garden.

Oz: Poor eating habits lead to pet health issues

Obesity is not just a huge problem in people in North America, but also their pets.

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A look inside the VGH Millionaire Lottery home
Raw Video: Field of Screams
Teaching the Feldenkrais method in Vernon
Artist describs cyanotype

VanBergen: Hearing loss leads to dementia risk

Seniors with hearing loss are significantly more likely to develop dementia over time than those who have normal hearing—study shows.

Davis: Standing O for Deepwater Horizon at TIFF

Tim Burton has made his career by directing peculiar movies…now comes Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children.

Banka: Tax credit changes coming

The first tax credit from the Liberal federal government to go is the Family Tax Cut.

Bryan Adams brings The Get Up Tour to Penticton

Multi-platinum recording artist Bryan Adams is performing in Penticton at the South Okanagan Events Centre.

UBCO offers social anxiety treatment program

Are your activities limited by your fear of being around other people? Does worrying about being judged keep you from doing the things?

  • Sep 24th, 2016

Festival helps us transition to living ‘organically’

Local farmers and producers put together the most comprehensive, approachable and enjoyable green living exposition in the Okanagan Valley.

  • Sep 23rd, 2016

Challenging labour of love for Kelowna author Fipke

Former diamond miner and colourful character Wayne Fipke takes on the life of Jesus.

Steele: Lawn alternative fends off deer

Many gardeners in the Okanagan have visits from deer, often with distressing results when prize plants become tasty forage.

Roy Orbison tribute act coming to Kelowna Oct. 3

The Lonely: Celebrating the music of Roy Orbison will be at the Kelowna Community Theatre

Ned Bell contributes to sustainable seafood cookbooks

Pacific Ocean seafoods will be focus of first cookbook, co-authored by food and travel writer, Valerie Howes.

Okanagan Symphony in Kelowna welcomes corporate donation

Valley Medical Laboratories contributes $25,000 to OSO and challenges the community to donate in their founder's memory.

Davis: Magnificent Seven back on the big screen

Denzel Washington co-stars with Ethan Hawke, Chris Pratt, Vincent D’Onofrio and Peter Sarsgaard

Horne: Music helps incite memories of our lives

Music has the power to draw us back into deep memories.

It’s pool draining season: How to do it right

Make sure you follow the proper procedures to drain your pool or hot tub this fall.

  • Sep 19th, 2016

Edwards-Haines: Heart attacks change outlook on life

A heart attack is never on anyone's list of things to do that day.

Steele: Replace lawn with shrubbery

An interesting ‘secret garden’ can be made with meandering pathways through large shrubs and small trees to a secluded sitting area.

Of Prime Interest: Standard vs collateral registered mortgage charges

All mortgages in B.C. are registered as charges against the title of your property … either a standard or a collateral charge.

  • Sep 13th, 2016