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Grist Mill waterwheel turns again

For the first time in over a year, the waterwheel on the historic flour mill at the Grist Mill and Gardens historic site will soon be turning again, making it again the only working waterwheel-powered flour mill in Western Canada. "After a spring of hard work building a brand new wheel in the traditional style, we're excited to get the iconic part of our site moving again," says Chris Mathieson, operator of the Grist Mill and Gardens Provincial Heritage Site. "There will be a ceremony Sunday before we open the flume and baptize our new waterwheel. It's a once-in-a-generation...

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Join the young stars of the NHL in Penticton

The Vancouver Canucks, the City of Penticton and Spectra Venue Management announced today that single game and double header tickets for the 2017 Young Stars Classic go on sale Thursday, August 3 at 10am. The 2017 Young Stars Classic takes place Friday, September 8 to Monday, September 11 at the South Okanagan Events Centre in Penticton, BC. The four-team, round-robin tournament features prospects from the Calgary Flames, Edmonton Oilers, Winnipeg Jets and Vancouver Canucks. Players expected to participate in the tournament include: Vancouver Canucks – Jonathan Dahlen, Olli Juolevi, Brock Boeser, Kole Lind, Thatcher Demko, Michael DiPietro Winnipeg Jets – Logan Stanley,...

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Dog-friendly vacations in British Columbia

When your dog is a member of the family, it just makes sense to bring him along on a family vacation. But where to go? It's easy to find pet-friendly accommodation— many hotels and lodges allow dogs, and some even have special treats and bedding for your furry friend— but the real trick is finding activities that allow pets to take part in the fun. Happily, British Columbia has many options for dog-friendly vacations that you've probably never thought of. For example, did you know man's best friend can join your next golf trip to Predator Ridge? Here are...

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More blues at Roots & Blues

Blues at Salmon Arm's Roots & Blues Festival just got bigger. For the weekend of August 18-20, Roots & Blues is pleased to announce that four more blues acts, that collectively cover a big spectrum of that genre, have been added to the festival line-up. Acoustic blues, covering many styles will be provided by two of Canada's finest blues disciples, veteran David Essig and recent Juno winner Michael Jerome Browne. Both are ex-pat Americans who came to this country as young men. Essig in the early seventies, while Browne moved to Quebec from his native Indiana with his parents...

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WestJet increases service from Kelowna this winter

Airline offers 23 more weekly flights for Okanagan travellers WestJet today announced more flights between Kelowna and Edmonton, Calgary and Toronto, effective November 2017. The additional service is part of the airline's schedule for the winter of 2017-18 and represents a significant increase in flights from KelownaInternational Airport. "WestJet is proud to be the largest carrier in Kelowna with more seats, flights and destinations than any other airline," said Brian Znotins, WestJet vice president. "Increased service this winter represents better connectivity, more choices and greater access to WestJet's growing network, as well as low fares and friendly, caring service...

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