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Year: 2017

Penticton’s Maple Leaf Spirits scores multiple medals in international competition

Naramata Bench distiller wins two double-golds, gold, silver awards Maple Leaf Spirits, located on the Naramata Bench near Penticton, is a multiple medal winner at the prestigious Sip Northwest competition based in Washington state. “I am thrilled that four of our products, made right here on the bench with Okanagan ingredients, have been recognized among a wide variety of international spirits,” says master distiller Jorg Engel. “To win two double-golds is really amazing.” A double-gold winner, Pear Williams, is a fruit brandy made with Bartlett pears. An “eau-de-vie” style spirit it has a clean, aromatic fruit flavour that respects the...

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Injured Mountain Biker Rescued

Central Okanagan Search & Rescue volunteers were activated at 3 PM on Monday afternoon for a rescue in West Kelowna. The team was called to the Smith Creek area to rescue a mountain biker who had fallen and injured her ankle. COSAR attended with 11 members including a newly formed mountain bike rescue team and ATV team. The initial response team on mountain bikes arrived at the scene of the injured woman and looked after her while the ATV team looked for an easier way to evacuate her from the area. Due to the terrain, the decision was made...

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Safety Council hosts Family Halloween Haunt

Join the Kelowna & District Safety Council for their annual Halloween Haunt fundraiser, Oct 28 from 12:00pm to 2:30pm at 395 Hartman Road in Rutland (across from the YMCA).  This great event is brought to you with the generous support of these local businesses; Capri Insurance, Pushor Mitchell LLP, Interior Savings Credit Union, Aurora Print Solutions and Domino’s Pizza. “We are thrilled to again open the Little Travellers Safety Village for our annual Halloween Haunt,” said Ayn Lexi, Executive Director of the Kelowna & District Safety Council. “I’d like to invite everyone to join us for this spooky, fun-filled...

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Okanagan developers’ showcase

ELLA Mission Group has open sales at ELLA, a 20-storey condominium building featuring 116 homes and commercial opportunities at street level. Located on the corner of Ellis Street and Lawrence Avenue in downtown Kelowna, residents will enjoy access to the vibrant downtown core. Seven different floor plans, plus penthouse suites, range in size from 311 to 2,000 sq. ft. and offer lake views from southwest to northwest, and mountain and city views to the east. liveatella.com Sept-Oct 2017 Okanagan Life Our September/October 2017 issue includes Okanagan developers' showcase and a feature on the future of cities.  Digital (tablet edition) – $3.95 Print mailed...

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7:30 pm Burton Cummings @ Kelowna’s Community Theatre
Burton Cummings @ Kelowna’s Community Theatre
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Burton Cummings @ Kelowna’s Community Theatre | Kelowna | British Columbia | Canada
Canadian music icon to perform in Kelowna in October Burton Cummings, one of the most celebrated rock artists in Canadian music history, will perform at Kelowna’s Community Theatre at 7;30 p.m. on Tuesday October 17[...]
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Downtown Kelowna Small Shop Saturday is back on October 21, 2017 to celebrate that small business is a big deal. Do some shopping. Win prizes. Meet new friends at a restaurant. And don’t forget to[...]

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