Archive for May 15th, 2012
A hill overlooking Kelowna International Airport may seem an unusual site for an estate winery, but for Dutch native Richard Kamphuys and his wife Jitske, it’s a perfectly sensible spot to grow quality grapes and make fine wine. When the couple first immigrated to Canada in 1992…
“I think, therefore I am.” Is this statement false or true? Last year I wrote about an author who claimed to know the happiest region or city in which to live. I wondered out loud if the Okanagan might be it, or if it could ever be that place? I concluded it could—but only if we corrected a few things.
Derek Frechette was intrigued by the rich, red piece of Australian jarrah. It’s a wood not often seen on this side of the Pacific because of its rarity and the fact that it’s hard on tools, dulling them quickly, ?even in the hands of a highly skilled woodworker. But Derek had a plan.
A giant metal hand sits on a track that runs along the ceiling. A hard push sends it lumbering across the room, the forged knuckles almost dragging across the cement floor. Down the hall, bushels of hair, severed and splayed, fill a darkened room. Around the corner sits a huge pile…
Get the inside story on the people behind the legalese. Richard Enns – Compass Law | Tessmer Law | Nadine Casey French Law | Robert O. Levin Law Office | Okimaw Law | Blakely & Company | Thompson Rivers University Faculty of Law | William Clarke – Courtyard Law Related posts: Business Crisis Sparks Team […]
Our readers choose their favourites in a host of categories and Okanagan Life brings you the results. Welcome to the 18th Annual Best Restaurants issue. Perhaps above all others, this is the keeper magazine of the year. Readers try new restaurants all the time and you can expand your dining experience by referring to these […]
Renowned ecologists, authors and activists, John and Mary Theberge have spent a lifetime studying nature, working to increase understanding and seeking to protect endangered environments through the national park system… Before you start talking to them, John and Mary Theberge look like another pair of comfy grandparents from the south end of the Valley. But […]