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Baldy Mountain Resort ready to celebrate opening day

South Okanagan ski resort will open six runs this weekend

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With the temperature sitting at -9 C on Dec. 4, Bench 1775 Winery was picking grapes for the icewine harvest.                                Photo courtesy of Bench 1775 Winery

Icewine harvest begins for some Okanagan wineries

Cold temperatures prompted wineries to start their icewine harvest

With the temperature sitting at -9 C on Dec. 4, Bench 1775 Winery was picking grapes for the icewine harvest.                                Photo courtesy of Bench 1775 Winery
Tiny Home builder comes to Penticton

Tiny Home builder comes to Penticton

New Penticton business focuses on the little things

Tiny Home builder comes to Penticton
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Rose Valley Veterinary Hospital gets AAHA accredited
Certified KonMari Consultants take over Kelowna
How does the luxury home auction work in Lake Country
The luxury home auction returns to the Okanagan
Craft brew aficionados in Penticton are going to have a new taste try out next summer. File photo

Welcome to the Neighbourhood (Brewing)

Penticton can expect a new craft beer experience in summer 2019

Craft brew aficionados in Penticton are going to have a new taste try out next summer. File photo
Dean Clarke from the SOEC (left) and Patt Dyck (middle) and Ian Dyck (right) from Cannery Brewing celebrate the launch of the new Power Chord Pilsner.                                Submitted photo

Something new brewing at the South Okanagan Events Centre

A limited release beer, Power Chord Pilsner, created by Cannery Brewing will make its’ debut

Dean Clarke from the SOEC (left) and Patt Dyck (middle) and Ian Dyck (right) from Cannery Brewing celebrate the launch of the new Power Chord Pilsner.                                Submitted photo
The South Okanagan Real Estate Board is not worried about the market heading into the fall as prices in the Okanagan are forecasted to stay flat.                                Submitted photo

Flat prices may suggest strong fall for South Okanagan real estate market

Despite decrease in sales last month compared to last year, buyers are still out there

The South Okanagan Real Estate Board is not worried about the market heading into the fall as prices in the Okanagan are forecasted to stay flat.                                Submitted photo
Great Estates Wine Experience Centre will open at the Penticton Lakeside Resort on Sept. 22.                                Submitted photo

New experience centre to showcase South Okanagan wines

Great Estates Wine Experience Centre will open at the Penticton Lakeside Resort

Great Estates Wine Experience Centre will open at the Penticton Lakeside Resort on Sept. 22.                                Submitted photo
Tom Harris passed away on June 29, 2017. (News Bulletin file)

Tom Harris memorial fundraiser supports kids camps

Tom Harris Legacy Fund sends over 200 underpriviledged local kids to camp this summer.

Tom Harris passed away on June 29, 2017. (News Bulletin file)
Wendy Goudie, Fergy Foster, Randy Foster, Jacquie Carlson, Keith MacIntyre and Mare McHale represent just some of the local businesses taking home awards from the Thompson Okanagan Business Excellence Awards Friday. Submitted photo

Penticton and Summerland take majority of business awards

9 winners from Penticton and Summerland at Thompson Okanagan Business Excellence Awards

Wendy Goudie, Fergy Foster, Randy Foster, Jacquie Carlson, Keith MacIntyre and Mare McHale represent just some of the local businesses taking home awards from the Thompson Okanagan Business Excellence Awards Friday. Submitted photo
Best Of: Penticton Foundry strives to be different in their industry

Best Of: Penticton Foundry strives to be different in their industry

Penticton Foundry earns Business of the Year

  • Jun 16, 2018
Best Of: Penticton Foundry strives to be different in their industry
Best of: La Casa Ouzeria provides a true family dining experience

Best of: La Casa Ouzeria provides a true family dining experience

Penticton Western News readers chose La Casa Ouzeria for Best Overall Restaurant

Best of: La Casa Ouzeria provides a true family dining experience
Dr. Jese Wiens (far left) and staff at the Rise Wellness Centre which was chosen by Penticton Western News readers as the New Business of the Year at the Best of the South Okanagan awards held on June 14.                                Submitted photo

Best Of: Rise Wellness Centre recognized as best new business

Rise Wellness chosen as the New Business of the Year at the Best of the South Okanagan awards

Dr. Jese Wiens (far left) and staff at the Rise Wellness Centre which was chosen by Penticton Western News readers as the New Business of the Year at the Best of the South Okanagan awards held on June 14.                                Submitted photo
FILE — YLW senior manager of airport operation Phillip Elchitz (left), White Spot CEO Warren Erhart and Kayla Ungara, regional director of the Canucks Autism Network, are served food from the Triple O food truck at the Kelowna airport Thursday by White Spot employee Govind Siwach.

Canada’s longest-running restaurant chain turns 90

White Spot celebrates the milestone with a special menu and commemorative coins.

FILE — YLW senior manager of airport operation Phillip Elchitz (left), White Spot CEO Warren Erhart and Kayla Ungara, regional director of the Canucks Autism Network, are served food from the Triple O food truck at the Kelowna airport Thursday by White Spot employee Govind Siwach.
Speciality canning shop goes back to roots

Speciality canning shop goes back to roots

Stacey’s Specialty Canning and Goods opened on April 13 in Lumby.

Speciality canning shop goes back to roots
SilverStar reaches new heights with gondola

SilverStar reaches new heights with gondola

Vernon ski resort installing new feature, with opening date set for July 7

SilverStar reaches new heights with gondola
Tanya Wick

Vernon woman captures prestigious forestry honour

Tanya Wick from Tolko wins Women In Forest Award of Excellence

Tanya Wick
Black Hills starts search for a new head winemaker

Black Hills starts search for a new head winemaker

Winemaker moving to pursue personal projects

  • May 17, 2018
Black Hills starts search for a new head winemaker
Kate Johnson and Julia Allen share their love of the Okanagan with their new, quarterly subscription box business Locality. (Sharla Pike Photography)

Business duo shares love of the Okanagan

New Okanagan business Locality ready to ship first subscription box

Kate Johnson and Julia Allen share their love of the Okanagan with their new, quarterly subscription box business Locality. (Sharla Pike Photography)
Mike Clements (second left), with KingFisher Boats, presents the keys to the newly outfitted rig to the Southern Interior Safe Boating Society, accepted by Ciy Young (from left), Bob Montquire and Murray Robertson. Learn more about the society, and KingFisher, at the Boat Show at the Vernon Yacht Club Saturday and Sunday. (KingFisher photo)

KingFisher boat supports Okanagan water safety

Southern Interior Safe Boating Society gets a newly outfitted rig from business/Vernon Yacht Club

Mike Clements (second left), with KingFisher Boats, presents the keys to the newly outfitted rig to the Southern Interior Safe Boating Society, accepted by Ciy Young (from left), Bob Montquire and Murray Robertson. Learn more about the society, and KingFisher, at the Boat Show at the Vernon Yacht Club Saturday and Sunday. (KingFisher photo)
Graham Martens of Old Order Distilling Co. holds up a glass of one of their previous creations, Black Goat Vodka. The craft distiller is now getting accolades for its new Canadian whisky.                                File photo

Whisky garners accolades for Penticton distillery

The whisky received a silver medal at the Canadian Artisan Spirits Awards

Graham Martens of Old Order Distilling Co. holds up a glass of one of their previous creations, Black Goat Vodka. The craft distiller is now getting accolades for its new Canadian whisky.                                File photo