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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
A helicopter buckets water from Mabel Lake during the BC Day long weekend, actioning several fires in the area. (Jennifer Smith/Morning Star)

Fires indirectly burn Enderby business

Mabel Lake Resort flooded with calls from tourists concerned about area wildfires

A helicopter buckets water from Mabel Lake during the BC Day long weekend, actioning several fires in the area. (Jennifer Smith/Morning Star)
The Salmon Arm Golf Club is celebrating its 90th anniversary Oct. 13. (Salmon Arm Golf Club photo)
The Salmon Arm Golf Club is celebrating its 90th anniversary Oct. 13. (Salmon Arm Golf Club 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)
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
Program builds skills, confidence and connections
Program builds skills, confidence and connections

Sip and shop at Centenoka

Live music, wine, beauty demos and more were available during Ladies Night…

  • May 10, 2018
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)
Daniel Rotman, one the Vancouver Butt Touchers, shows his signature squat-and-reach at a recent event. The Butt Touchers method will be used in Vernon Saturday during the fourth annual Butt Blitz from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. around town. (Hillary Anne Rempel photography)

Blitz to pick up cigarette butts

Vernon joins worldwide event to rid streets of filthy butts

Daniel Rotman, one the Vancouver Butt Touchers, shows his signature squat-and-reach at a recent event. The Butt Touchers method will be used in Vernon Saturday during the fourth annual Butt Blitz from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. around town. (Hillary Anne Rempel photography)
Okanagan realtors add voices to anti-speculation tax coalition

Okanagan realtors add voices to anti-speculation tax coalition

This speculation tax is likely to harm the very people the government is trying to protect

Okanagan realtors add voices to anti-speculation tax coalition
Logging show moves to Kamloops

Logging show moves to Kamloops

Arena construction in Vernon forces ILA Conference to move

Logging show moves to Kamloops
Neskonlith career fair aims to open doors

Neskonlith career fair aims to open doors

Pleasant Valley Secondary student Danielle Boone sees how she did on a…

  • Apr 19, 2018
Neskonlith career fair aims to open doors
Former co-anchors Mike Killeen and Tamara Taggart in a CTV News Vancouver promo photo.

Taggart and Killeen depart CTV News Vancouver

Co-anchors exit news outlet amid ‘major refresh’ at station

Former co-anchors Mike Killeen and Tamara Taggart in a CTV News Vancouver promo photo.
Shuswap MLA Greg Kyllo tours the Valid Manufacturing plant in Salmon Arm’s Industrial Park. (Photo contributed)

Valid Manufacturing celebrates growth

A Salmon Arm manufacturing company has broken the 100 employee mark and…

  • Apr 6, 2018
Shuswap MLA Greg Kyllo tours the Valid Manufacturing plant in Salmon Arm’s Industrial Park. (Photo contributed)
After Dark Distillery owner and master distiller Dean Perry and employee Bailey McIvor show off some of the product now available in the business’ Shuswap Avenue storefront. After Dark will be celebrating a year in business on March 31 and April 1. (File Photo)

After Dark Distillery celebrates one year in business

Live music, barbecue and moonshine this weekend in Sicamous

After Dark Distillery owner and master distiller Dean Perry and employee Bailey McIvor show off some of the product now available in the business’ Shuswap Avenue storefront. After Dark will be celebrating a year in business on March 31 and April 1. (File Photo)
Indoor hopscotch at Askew’s

Indoor hopscotch at Askew’s

Adam Meikle paints Easter-themed hopscotch squares on the floor of the downtown…

  • Mar 15, 2018
Indoor hopscotch at Askew’s