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Vernon Morning Star
Goose management shakes upThe Okanagan Valley Goose Management Program is halfway through its annual egg
Goose management shakes up
Vernon Morning Star / Posted yesterday
The Okanagan Valley Goose Management Program is halfway through its annual egg addling program. The program prevents the nesting Canada goose population from growing. “Field crews are having great success at finding nests, more than 200 so far,”... Read more
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CBC.ca
Cross-border booze case has government pledging more open marketsdairy products, wheat products in Canada." "This decision has the potential to
Cross-border booze case has government pledging more open markets
CBC.ca / Posted 2 days ago
dairy products, wheat products in Canada." "This decision has the potential to affect the very commercial fabric of our country," he added.Modifying internal trade agreement Conservative MP Dan Albas, critic for Interprovincial Trade and Labour... Read more
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CTV News
Uncorking old laws: Canadian wine could soon be sold across provinces, lawyer saysmore time in court would delay any changes, Hicken says it could establish a bi
Uncorking old laws: Canadian wine could soon be sold across provinces, lawyer says
CTV News / Posted 2 days ago
more time in court would delay any changes, Hicken says it could establish a binding legal precedent across the country. “And I think that would be beneficial. It would be great for wineries and wine consumers to know that it’s actually... Read more
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Penticton Western News
Tom Wilson and son coming to Dream Music Festivalbe great.” This is part four of a six-part series previewing the Dream Music F
Tom Wilson and son coming to Dream Music Festival
Penticton Western News / Posted 3 days ago
be great.” This is part four of a six-part series previewing the Dream Music Festival. Tickets are $69, $79 and $89 available at the South Okanagan Events Centre, Penticton and Wine Country Visitor Centre and online at www.thedreammusicfestiva... Read more
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BC Local News
Emergency Preparedness Week – is your family readySunday May 1 is the first day of Emergency Preparedness Week across the country
Emergency Preparedness Week – is your family ready
BC Local News / Posted 4 days ago
Sunday May 1 is the first day of Emergency Preparedness Week across the country. It would be a good opportunity for your family to update or make a plan for how you’d deal with a large scale emergency. Experience has shown it’s only a matter of time... Read more
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Kelowna Capital News
Emergency Preparedness Week – is your family readySunday May 1 is the first day of Emergency Preparedness Week across the country
Emergency Preparedness Week – is your family ready
Kelowna Capital News / Posted 4 days ago
Sunday May 1 is the first day of Emergency Preparedness Week across the country. It would be a good opportunity for your family to update or make a plan for how you’d deal with a large scale emergency. Experience has shown it’s only a matter of time... Read more
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Lake Country Calendar
Lake Country Open Mic contest names this year's winnerThe Lake Country Open Mic Has Talent event held at the Creekside Theatre on Apr
Lake Country Open Mic contest names this year's winner
Lake Country Calendar / Posted 5 days ago
The Lake Country Open Mic Has Talent event held at the Creekside Theatre on April 22nd was quite a night for original singers and songwriters from the Okanagan. Performances from Juan O'Quinn, David Wylie, Santana Cabral, Shaedan Hawse, Eric Hiltz,... Read more
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BC Local News
Travelogues look at two ancient culturesit’s “Ethiopia – A Land as Ancient as Humanity Itself” by Glennis O’Neill. Sho
Travelogues look at two ancient cultures
BC Local News / Posted 5 days ago
it’s “Ethiopia – A Land as Ancient as Humanity Itself” by Glennis O’Neill. Short will bring to life the exotically vibrant country of Morocco. Her montage will look at historic medinas and casbahs that brim with the sounds of Arabic languages, the... Read more
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Vernon Morning Star
Rail trail fundraising gains supportThe District of Lake Country is on board with plans to develop the Okanagan Rai
Rail trail fundraising gains support
Vernon Morning Star / Posted 5 days ago
The District of Lake Country is on board with plans to develop the Okanagan Rail Trail and hand over fundraising for the planned trail to the Okanagan Rail Trail Initiative. The latest plans to develop the old CN Rail corridor went before Lake... Read more
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Vernon Morning Star
Skills shine for OC students headed to nationalsThree Okanagan College students are on their way to Moncton to compete in the S
Skills shine for OC students headed to nationals
Vernon Morning Star / Posted 5 days ago
Three Okanagan College students are on their way to Moncton to compete in the Skills Canada National competition following their gold medal wins at the provincial competition, which was held in Abbotsford April 13. The three gold medalists were... Read more
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Vernon Morning Star
Travelogues look at two ancient culturesit’s “Ethiopia – A Land as Ancient as Humanity Itself” by Glennis O’Neill. Sho
Travelogues look at two ancient cultures
Vernon Morning Star / Posted 5 days ago
it’s “Ethiopia – A Land as Ancient as Humanity Itself” by Glennis O’Neill. Short will bring to life the exotically vibrant country of Morocco. Her montage will look at historic medinas and casbahs that brim with the sounds of Arabic languages, the... Read more
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Kelowna Capital News
Okanagan trio to play Grateful FedA trio of Okanagan musicians with decades of experience performing as one will
Okanagan trio to play Grateful Fed
Kelowna Capital News / Posted 5 days ago
A trio of Okanagan musicians with decades of experience performing as one will make an appearance Thursday at the Grateful Fed. The Fraser/Lent/Wall trio have offered a distinctive hybrid of jazz, blues, folk, and rhythm at performances across B.C... Read more
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Kelowna Capital News
DeHart: Everything your need for woodworking, the gardentwo-way radio dealers all over North America. Call 250-860-8016 www.omegacom.ca
DeHart: Everything your need for woodworking, the garden
Kelowna Capital News / Posted 6 days ago
two-way radio dealers all over North America. Call 250-860-8016 www.omegacom.ca. After 12 years in business of creating Okanagan weddings, décor and floral expert Ria Hayden is hanging up her design hat and has sold her business, Stage Right... Read more
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Lake Country Calendar
Lake Country endorses development plan for Okanagan Rail TrailThe District of Lake Country is on board with plans to develop the Okanagan Rai
Lake Country endorses development plan for Okanagan Rail Trail
Lake Country Calendar / Posted 7 days ago
The District of Lake Country is on board with plans to develop the Okanagan Rail Trail and hand over fundraising for the planned trail to the Okanagan Rail Trail Initiative. The latest plans to develop the old CN Rail corridor went before Lake... Read more
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Kelowna Capital News
Lake Country endorses development plan for Okanagan Rail TrailThe District of Lake Country is on board with plans to develop the Okanagan Rai
Lake Country endorses development plan for Okanagan Rail Trail
Kelowna Capital News / Posted 7 days ago
The District of Lake Country is on board with plans to develop the Okanagan Rail Trail and hand over fundraising for the planned trail to the Okanagan Rail Trail Initiative. The latest plans to develop the old CN Rail corridor went before Lake... Read more
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BC Local News
DREAM MUSIC FESTIVAL: Wachira talks Kenyan roots and unconventional careeris part three of a six-part series previewing the Dream Music Festival. Tickets
DREAM MUSIC FESTIVAL: Wachira talks Kenyan roots and unconventional career
BC Local News / Posted 10 days ago
is part three of a six-part series previewing the Dream Music Festival. Tickets are $69, $79 and $89 available at the South Okanagan Events Centre, Penticton and Wine Country Visitor Centre and online at www.thed... Read more
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BC Local News
Medicinal Marijuana: West Kelowna businessman embracing health benefits of cannabissaid Young, who added his company is franchising out its operation and is expec
Medicinal Marijuana: West Kelowna businessman embracing health benefits of cannabis
BC Local News / Posted 10 days ago
said Young, who added his company is franchising out its operation and is expected to open similar store-fronts around the Okanagan with plans in Osoyoos, Vernon, Salmon Arm, Kamloops and Kelowna. "We wouldn't be doing what we are doing right now... Read more
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Penticton Western News
DREAM MUSIC FESTIVAL: Wachira talks Kenyan roots and unconventional careeris part three of a six-part series previewing the Dream Music Festival. Tickets
DREAM MUSIC FESTIVAL: Wachira talks Kenyan roots and unconventional career
Penticton Western News / Posted 10 days ago
is part three of a six-part series previewing the Dream Music Festival. Tickets are $69, $79 and $89 available at the South Okanagan Events Centre, Penticton and Wine Country Visitor Centre and online at www.thed... Read more
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Lake Country Calendar
Medicinal Marijuana: West Kelowna businessman embracing health benefits of cannabissaid Young, who added his company is franchising out its operation and is expec
Medicinal Marijuana: West Kelowna businessman embracing health benefits of cannabis
Lake Country Calendar / Posted 10 days ago
said Young, who added his company is franchising out its operation and is expected to open similar store-fronts around the Okanagan with plans in Osoyoos, Vernon, Salmon Arm, Kamloops and Kelowna. "We wouldn't be doing what we are doing right now... Read more
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Kelowna Capital News
Medicinal Marijuana: West Kelowna businessman embracing health benefits of cannabissaid Young, who added his company is franchising out its operation and is expec
Medicinal Marijuana: West Kelowna businessman embracing health benefits of cannabis
Kelowna Capital News / Posted 10 days ago
said Young, who added his company is franchising out its operation and is expected to open similar store-fronts around the Okanagan with plans in Osoyoos, Vernon, Salmon Arm, Kamloops and Kelowna. "We wouldn't be doing what we are doing right now... Read more
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Kelowna Capital News
Eleven trips to Skills BC medal podium for OC studentsThree Okanagan College students are on their way to Moncton, NB to compete in t
Eleven trips to Skills BC medal podium for OC students
Kelowna Capital News / Posted 10 days ago
Three Okanagan College students are on their way to Moncton, NB to compete in the Skills Canada National competition following their gold medal wins at the provincial competition, which was held in Abbotsford on April 13. The three gold medalists... Read more
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Vernon Morning Star
Cherryville to reveal cenotaphhas prompted leaders to call for more transparency from the provincial governme
Cherryville to reveal cenotaph
Vernon Morning Star / Posted 10 days ago
has prompted leaders to call for more transparency from the provincial government. The Regional District of North Okanagan is writing a letter to the B.C. government requesting that compliance decisions be made public. “Recommendations... Read more
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BC Local News
Retired RCMP officer helping with police reform in UkraineA retired RCMP officer living in the South Okanagan is playing an international
Retired RCMP officer helping with police reform in Ukraine
BC Local News / Posted 10 days ago
A retired RCMP officer living in the South Okanagan is playing an international role in policing reform. Norm Gaumont, who spent 30 years as an RCMP officer in communities across Canada, recently returned to his home just south of Vaseux Lake from... Read more
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Penticton Western News
Retired RCMP officer helping with police reform in UkraineA retired RCMP officer living in the South Okanagan is playing an international
Retired RCMP officer helping with police reform in Ukraine
Penticton Western News / Posted 10 days ago
A retired RCMP officer living in the South Okanagan is playing an international role in policing reform. Norm Gaumont, who spent 30 years as an RCMP officer in communities across Canada, recently returned to his home just south of Vaseux Lake from... Read more
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BC Local News
New president for Penticton and Wine Country Chamber of CommerceThe new president of the Penticton and Wine Country Chamber of Commerce says th
New president for Penticton and Wine Country Chamber of Commerce
BC Local News / Posted 10 days ago
The new president of the Penticton and Wine Country Chamber of Commerce says that 2016 is an exciting time to take over the position. Mike Magnusson, general manager at Lake City Casino pointed out the major projects getting underway in the city:... Read more
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Penticton Western News
New president for Penticton and Wine Country Chamber of CommerceThe new president of the Penticton and Wine Country Chamber of Commerce says th
New president for Penticton and Wine Country Chamber of Commerce
Penticton Western News / Posted 10 days ago
The new president of the Penticton and Wine Country Chamber of Commerce says that 2016 is an exciting time to take over the position. Mike Magnusson, general manager at Lake City Casino pointed out the major projects getting underway in the city:... Read more
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Penticton Western News
Mamma Mia! returns to SOEC for farewell tourBenny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus’Mamma Mia!, the smash hit musical based on th
Mamma Mia! returns to SOEC for farewell tour
Penticton Western News / Posted 11 days ago
Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus’Mamma Mia!, the smash hit musical based on the songs of ABBA, returns to the South Okanagan Events Centre on Nov. 15, 2016 with its final farewell Tour. Mamma Mia! is one of the most successful musicals of all time,... Read more
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BC Local News
Mama Mia! returning to SOEC for farewell tourBenny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus’ Mama Mia!, the hit musical based on the song
Mama Mia! returning to SOEC for farewell tour
BC Local News / Posted 11 days ago
Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus’ Mama Mia!, the hit musical based on the songs of ABBA, returns to the South Okanagan Events Centre on Nov. 15 with its final farewell tour. Mamma Mia! is one of the most successful musicals of all time, the eighth... Read more
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Vernon Morning Star
District teams with ShawLake Country will soon enjoy free public WiFi thanks to an agreement between th
District teams with Shaw
Vernon Morning Star / Posted 12 days ago
Lake Country will soon enjoy free public WiFi thanks to an agreement between the District of Lake Country and Shaw Communications Inc. This partnership will give Lake Country residents and visitors free Shaw Go WiFi guest access, as well as... Read more
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Vernon Morning Star
Trail on right track so farAnd now it’s the community’s turn to step up to the plate. Assuming all the po
Trail on right track so far
Vernon Morning Star / Posted 12 days ago
And now it’s the community’s turn to step up to the plate. Assuming all the political bodies involved in the Okanagan rail trail hop on board, it’s now the corporations and citizens of the north and central Okanagan that get to help drive the dream... Read more
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Kelowna Capital News
Food Bank fundraiser hits $1 million goal four years earlyago when Valley First Credit Union president Paulette Rennie announced a plan t
Food Bank fundraiser hits $1 million goal four years early
Kelowna Capital News / Posted 13 days ago
ago when Valley First Credit Union president Paulette Rennie announced a plan to raise $1 million for food banks in the Okanagan, Thompson and Similkameen over a 10-year period, she says she knew it was an ambitious plan and would "be a... Read more
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BC Local News
Food Bank fundraiser hits $1 million goal four years earlyago when Valley First Credit Union president Paulette Rennie announced a plan t
Food Bank fundraiser hits $1 million goal four years early
BC Local News / Posted 13 days ago
ago when Valley First Credit Union president Paulette Rennie announced a plan to raise $1 million for food banks in the Okanagan, Thompson and Similkameen over a 10-year period, she says she knew it was an ambitious plan and would "be a... Read more
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Lake Country Calendar
Lake Country citizens to enjoy free wi-fi around municipalityLake Country will soon enjoy free public WiFi thanks to an agreement between th
Lake Country citizens to enjoy free wi-fi around municipality
Lake Country Calendar / Posted 13 days ago
Lake Country will soon enjoy free public WiFi thanks to an agreement between the District of Lake Country and Shaw Communications Inc. This partnership will give Lake Country residents and visitors free Shaw Go WiFi guest access, as well as... Read more
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Penticton Western News
R&B Icons, Robyn and Ryleigh added to Peachfest lineupfinal night of the 2016 Penticton Peach Festival. The R&B Icons will be on the
R&B Icons, Robyn and Ryleigh added to Peachfest lineup
Penticton Western News / Posted 13 days ago
final night of the 2016 Penticton Peach Festival. The R&B Icons will be on the Peters Bros. Construction Main Stage, in Okanagan Lake Park, on Aug. 7. The 12-piece group features two lead singers, Mike Henry and Jeanette O’Keefe, who have... Read more
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Penticton Western News
Alice Cooper coming to Pentictonwould you like to spend a night with Alice Cooper? Well you will get the chanc
Alice Cooper coming to Penticton
Penticton Western News / Posted 14 days ago
would you like to spend a night with Alice Cooper? Well you will get the chance as his 2016 tour stops in at the South Okanagan Events Centre on Oct. 16. Brought to Penticton with the help of Invictus Entertainment Group, tickets for Spend the... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Racquetball trio ready for first trip to junior nationalsBrendan Kowlachuk and Nick Edmunds, along with Carberry’s Teanna Letkeman, are
Racquetball trio ready for first trip to junior nationals
Brandon Sun / Posted 14 days ago
Brendan Kowlachuk and Nick Edmunds, along with Carberry’s Teanna Letkeman, are among the six Manitobans jetting off to the Okanagan to compete at the Global Fitness and Racquet Centre. All three will also be making their first appearance on the... Read more
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Vernon Morning Star
Wind turbines fuel debateto protect the crop,” said Gayle Krahn, who manages the Vernon-area orchards fo
Wind turbines fuel debate
Vernon Morning Star / Posted 15 days ago
to protect the crop,” said Gayle Krahn, who manages the Vernon-area orchards for Coral Beach (which owns orchards in Lake Country). Equipped with thermostats, this year the turbines have been used minimally. “Last year because of the early year... Read more
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Vernon Morning Star
Edmonton, South African youth choirs share one voiceexperience with more than 100 voices at the Vernon Performing Arts Centre. The
Edmonton, South African youth choirs share one voice
Vernon Morning Star / Posted 15 days ago
experience with more than 100 voices at the Vernon Performing Arts Centre. The event is the last concert of the North Okanagan Community Concert Association’s (NOCCA) 2015-16 season. “Kokopelli is celebrating its 20th season this year and... Read more
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BC Local News
Okanagan 'rail trail' will cost $8 million to build says Kelowna reportthe money required will have to be raised through a community fundraising effor
Okanagan 'rail trail' will cost $8 million to build says Kelowna report
BC Local News / Posted 16 days ago
the money required will have to be raised through a community fundraising effort. Council will be asked to endorse the Okanagan Rail Trail Initiative as the fundraising leader for the project but the staff report says there is currently no... Read more
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Kelowna Capital News
Okanagan 'rail trail' will cost $8 million to build says Kelowna reportthe money required will have to be raised through a community fundraising effor
Okanagan 'rail trail' will cost $8 million to build says Kelowna report
Kelowna Capital News / Posted 16 days ago
the money required will have to be raised through a community fundraising effort. Council will be asked to endorse the Okanagan Rail Trail Initiative as the fundraising leader for the project but the staff report says there is currently no... Read more
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BC Local News
Syrian refugees digging into life in Central Okanagandifferent, however, were the 100-plus Syrians who have left behind lives marred
Syrian refugees digging into life in Central Okanagan
BC Local News / Posted 17 days ago
different, however, were the 100-plus Syrians who have left behind lives marred by loss and upheaval and made the Central Okanagan home at various times during the last year. Among those at the gathering was Mohammed Al-Shahoud, his wife Sara and... Read more
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Kelowna Capital News
Syrian refugees digging into life in Central Okanagandifferent, however, were the 100-plus Syrians who have left behind lives marred
Syrian refugees digging into life in Central Okanagan
Kelowna Capital News / Posted 17 days ago
different, however, were the 100-plus Syrians who have left behind lives marred by loss and upheaval and made the Central Okanagan home at various times during the last year. Among those at the gathering was Mohammed Al-Shahoud, his wife Sara and... Read more
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BC Local News
DREAM MUSIC FESTIVAL: S’Aida talks success as an entertaineris part two of a six-part series previewing the Dream Music Festival. Tickets a
DREAM MUSIC FESTIVAL: S’Aida talks success as an entertainer
BC Local News / Posted 17 days ago
is part two of a six-part series previewing the Dream Music Festival. Tickets are $69, $79 and $89 available at the South Okanagan Events Centre, Penticton and Wine Country Visitor Centre and online at www.thedreammusicfestival.ca. Read more on... Read more
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Penticton Western News
DREAM MUSIC FESTIVAL: S’Aida talks success as an entertaineris part two of a six-part series previewing the Dream Music Festival. Tickets a
DREAM MUSIC FESTIVAL: S’Aida talks success as an entertainer
Penticton Western News / Posted 17 days ago
is part two of a six-part series previewing the Dream Music Festival. Tickets are $69, $79 and $89 available at the South Okanagan Events Centre, Penticton and Wine Country Visitor Centre and online at www.thedreammusicfestival.ca. Read more on... Read more
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Campbell River Mirror
Campbell River Library showing NFB documentaries until end of JuneGMOs and the Great Lakes to art, the effects of the Three Gorges Dam in China a
Campbell River Library showing NFB documentaries until end of June
Campbell River Mirror / Posted 18 days ago
GMOs and the Great Lakes to art, the effects of the Three Gorges Dam in China and young Quebecers harvesting fruit in the Okanagan. And they’re all going to be shown at the Campbell River Library this spring. This week, the Campbell River... Read more
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Lake Country Calendar
Lake Country residents speak out on development proposal on Ok Centre Road EastA plan for a new subdivision featuring high density row housing on a lot on Oka
Lake Country residents speak out on development proposal on Ok Centre Road East
Lake Country Calendar / Posted 18 days ago
A plan for a new subdivision featuring high density row housing on a lot on Okanagan Centre Road East was denounced by neighbours in the area at a public hearing in Lake Country last week, Close to 80 people jammed into Lake Country council chambers... Read more
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Summerland Review
Symphony concert a celebration of springOkanagan Symphony Orchestra heralded spring with style and finesse on April 9.
Symphony concert a celebration of spring
Summerland Review / Posted 18 days ago
Okanagan Symphony Orchestra heralded spring with style and finesse on April 9. In the words of Antonio Vivaldi himself, “Spring has arrived merrily,” thanks to the Okanagan Symphony’s most recent Masterworks concert this weekend. The evening opened... Read more
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Vernon Morning Star
United offence runs rampant in winVernon Tolko United U14 girls blasted Revelstoke 10-0 in Thompson Okanagan Yout
United offence runs rampant in win
Vernon Morning Star / Posted 19 days ago
Vernon Tolko United U14 girls blasted Revelstoke 10-0 in Thompson Okanagan Youth Soccer League action at Greater Vernon Athletics Park Sunday. Goalies Summer Crosby and Janelle Barnett had few touches, being backed up by solid defense from Elizabeth... Read more
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Kelowna Capital News
Delve into the Zen Den, a new shop on PandosyPhysio. The company has recently hired an associate in Vernon and is hoping to
Delve into the Zen Den, a new shop on Pandosy
Kelowna Capital News / Posted 20 days ago
Physio. The company has recently hired an associate in Vernon and is hoping to add one more staff member in the Southern Okanagan later this spring. Learn about their therapists at www.stridephysio.ca or book at 778-215-7780. Jason was my physio... Read more
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BC Local News
CDART is off the ground and on the map in EKnew organization is holding its first volunteer and public information session
CDART is off the ground and on the map in EK
BC Local News / Posted 20 days ago
new organization is holding its first volunteer and public information session this Wednesday, April 13, 2016, at ABC Country Restaurant in Cranbrook. The meeting's at 6 p.m. In the event of disasters such as wildfires, floods, severe storms,... Read more
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