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Kelowna and the Central Okanagan continued a strong job performance in June with unemployment dropping another half point to four per cent, according to the latest Statistics Canada labour force survey.

Michael J. Ballingall, Big White Ski Resort’s senior vice president, has received the Far West Ski Association’s Bill Mackey Award for Outstanding Ski Industry Employee.

After a temporary closure, C Lovers Fish and Chips at #104 — 3466 Carrington Rd. re-opened June 1 under new ownership. The restaurant is open 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday to Thursday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday.


No topic has garnered as much interest in recent years as the debate over different classes of e-bikes and a plan to ban Class 2 and 3 ebikes from parts of the Okanagan Rail Trail.

Okanagan College students will once again be competing for the Canadian title after qualifying for the Enactus National Exposition with a first-place finish during their semi-final round.


Apartments cost 21% more to rent than they did a year ago, according to a firm that lists and tracks units for rent.


“Drink beauty” is written four times in stylish cursive on the foil around the elegantly tapered neck of the Gancia Prosecco Brut ($26) bottle.

For the first time since COVID-19 changed everything, the Farmstrong Cider Company welcomed visitors on the weekend, and hundreds drove to the countryside north of Armstrong where they were greeted with musicians, 36 craft vendors, a menu that included wood-fired pizzas and, of course, 10 va…

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The North Okanagan Labour Council and WorkSafeBC will host a ceremony to mark the National Day of Mourning at Ben Lee Park on April 28.


Blue Mountain Vineyard and Cellars in Okanagan Falls will not make any 2021 vintage wines because grapes grown on its 31-hectare estate show smoke taint.