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District of Lake Country Council approved Lightbox Enterprises Ltd. for a non-medical cannabis retail license Monday, Oct. 20, 2020. (Black Press Media File).

Council greenlights Lake Country’s second cannabis store

Council voted 4-3 to approve Dutch Love Cannabis at Oct. 20 meeting

Miska Haven Bed & Breakfast, located east of Enderby along the Shuswap River, has kept busy with guests from closer to home in 2020. (Contributed)

‘Staycation’ spike keeps North Okanagan bed and breakfasts bustling

Owners say locals have been filling the void left by fewer travellers from afar during the pandemic

Accelerate Okanagan is launching the Digital Economy: Rapid Response + Resiliency (DER3) Program in response to COVID-19. The program will help businesses from Salmon Arm to Osoyoos enter or expand into the increasingly online economy. (Contributed)

Get web savvy: New program schools Okanagan businesses

Accelerate Okanagan is offering its DER3 program in response to COVID-19

Noodlelegs Health and Fitness offers a variety of classes, including Nordic Pole Walking which took place Tuesday, Oct. 6. (Caitlin Clow - Morning Star)

Vernon business focuses on fun in workouts

Noodlelegs Health and Fitness targets those who need extra boost

Noodlelegs Health and Fitness offers a variety of classes, including Nordic Pole Walking which took place Tuesday, Oct. 6. (Caitlin Clow - Morning Star)

Second cannabis store could crop up in Lake Country

Lightbox Enterprises applying for recreational cannabis license

Small Business Week goes virtual in Okanagan

Community Futures hosts valley-wide development workshops

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Vernon business development group seeks new members

Community Futures North Okanagan’s Business Exchange meets bi-monthly

Vernon entrepreneur gives second-hand tees a new purpose

Edie Jorgenson’s creative business turns unused T-shirts into eco-friendly shoulder bags

New houseboat company up and running on Shuswap Lake

Sicamous Houseboats has moved in to the former Waterway Houseboats property.

Lake Country mine makes way for industrial project

Council holds a special meeting to rezone property

Staff shortage closes Vernon pub

The Kal closes for at least one week due to COVID-19 related staffing challenges

Vernon Salvation Army thrift store ready to reopen

‘We are excited to get back to business,’ says Lt. Stefan Reid

Lake Country community captures national award

Lakestone honoured with national award at Canadian Home Builders Association’s annual event

Skip the dump: Okanagan ReStores reopen amid COVID-19

Quarantine cleaners rejoice, Habitat for Humanity will begin accepting donations Tuesday

Vernon, Kelowna denturists dig up business supports

Sting of pandemic eased for Okanagan denture clinics thanks to funding

Edible straws one B.C. entrepreneur’s latest weapon in war against plastic

Kat Gellerman has spent more than 20 years working in the food business

Black Press Extreme Education and Career Fair happens today in Kelowna

Come on down to Rutland Soccer Dome, behind the Rutland YMCA, 705 Dodd Rd

City of Kelowna signs UNHCR statement of solidarity with refugees

The #WithRefugees campaign invites cities working to promote inclusion and support refugees

Enderby baker brings specialty dog treats to Vernon

Local entrepreneur opens dog bakery in Vernon pet grooming business

Okanagan pubs pour support for prostate

Vernon and Lake Country restaurants taking part in Pubs for Prostate