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  • Penticton Search and Rescue holding recruitment open house

    Penticton Search and Rescue is holding an open house tomorrow, Sept. 19 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Penticton SAR hall 251 Dawson Ave.
  • Rick and Yasmin Thorpe and Friends award South Okanagan students

    Six students will jump-start their educational dreams at Okanagan College this fall after receiving financial awards through the Rick and Yasmin Thorpe and Friends scholarship.
  • UBC Okanagan research looks at ways to control rot in stored apples

    An apple a day may keep the doctor away, but the mold on it could make you sick.
  • 8th Annual VJHF Charity Classic Raises Over $280,000

    The 8th Annual Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation Charity Classic Golf Tournament held September 10 at Predator Ridge Resort raised a record-breaking amount of more than $280,000.

    The sold-out event sponsored by The Paul Docksteader Foundation raised funds for the purchase equipment for the cardio-pulmonary and emergency departments at Vernon Jubilee Hospital
  • Modelling the impact of green eggs and hens

    The whole food movement may be right; consumption of vegan and organic food can be the best choice for reducing environmental impacts, at least if you’re a chicken.
  • Lake Country ArtWalk a Huge Success

    With over 300 artists featured and over 3000 works on display, attendees to the 24th annual Lake Country ArtWalk over the past weekend were offered a real treat to the senses. With so much to see visually, the outdoor concert stage and food areas were a welcome break to listen to fantastic local musicians and enjoy some great food and beverage options while regaining the necessary energy to experience all that ArtWalk had to offer. 
  • Better, cheaper bio-ink may be used to create artificial organs

    A new bio-ink that may support a more efficient and inexpensive fabrication of human tissues and organs has been created by researchers at UBC’s Okanagan campus.
  • Kelowna Chamber Releases Top Five Requests of the Prime Minister  and the Federal Government

    Kelowna: The Kelowna Chamber of Commerce is pleased that the number of national organizations opposing the recently proposed tax policy changes by the federal government continues to grow.  
  • Cops cycle the region to assist kids

    On Friday Sept. 8, 25 riders and six support people from RCMP and supporting enforcement agencies within South Eastern BC embarked on the 2017 Cops for Kids Ride from Kelowna this morning.
  • PM Townhall

    Kelowna, BC— You are invited to meet the Prime Minister at a town hall at UBC Okanagan Gymnasium for a discussion about the issues and subjects that matter to you and your family.

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