The wine issue of Okanagan Life magazine is here. See the 2019 winners of the Best of BC Wine Awards. Writer Myrna Stark-Leader has delved into Marriage 2.0, how Okanagan couples are tying the knot for the second time and blending families and finances. We meet up with author Shelley Wood whose historical novel on the Dionne quintuplets has hit the best sellers list. To start your summer off right, we have the new G&T from Raudz in our Bar Confidential column.
Our Progress 2019 issue features Okanagan business profiles told in their own words plus a full feature on second, third and fourth-generational family businesses prospering in the Okanagan Valley. What are the family bonds that keep business all in the family? On the cover is TRS Building Envelope's Robert and Tom Greenough.
Our readers have voted for 2018 Best of the Okanagan awards. Young Jaeden Izik-Dzurko tickles the ivory, Dr. Evans makes new dino discoveries and writer David Wylie is digging deep into the deceit on the web. Our wine reviews explore the richness of big Bordeaux-style reds from Bartier Bros., C. C. Jentsch Cellars, Hester Creek, Poplar Grove, Rollingdale and Summerhill Pyramid Winery. Check back to Our Pages for articles posted from this issue.
Our October/November issue celebrates 30 years of bringing our readers the stories of the Okanagan. Our real estate developers are mixing it up in our feature story. Writer Patti Shales Lefkos is marking milestone birthdays, Judie Steeves is in the kitchen at True Grain Bakery, and wine reviewer Mireille Sauve is exploring the distinction of Okanagan Falls wine.
BC craft beer reviews plus our 2018 BC Cider Award winners.
Movie making Okanagan Style - Nicolas Cage films in the Okanagan.
Terroir wines and more.
Our May 2018 issue features the great vintages from the Okanagan Life's 2018 Best of BC Wine Awards. Our feature Ready golf! explores the new rules and new moves for golfers. We explore the traditional foods of the Syilx people at Indigenous World Winery and we're in person to with Shannon Christenson from Mamas for Mamas.
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Our Progress 2018 issue features Okanagan business profiles, the Olympic Gold Rush as Okanagan Olympians fly high and fast on the hills of PyeongChang; and an in-depth look at how the Okanagan economy heats up when the temps cool down — Winter Economic. On the cover is Kelowna's Kelsey Serwa celebrating her Olympic gold in ski cross.
Our December 2017 issue features the Okanagan Life's 2017 Best of the Okanagan Awards. See how the Okanagan is cultivating a growing industry in our cannabis feature by David Wylie. Our new tech column looks at ways to get outdoors, with app in hand and device free. Our sommelier offers some festive BC wine picks for winter frolicking.
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More Archives from 2013-2010
Rehabilitation assistant Garth Wale identifies as a husband, a dad, a brother, a 31-year employee of Interior Health; and a proud member of the Gitxsan First Nation.
Churning out NHL draft picks, world champions, Olympians and a record book to rival most in junior hockey, the Kelowna Rockets have found a winning formula under the tutelage of owner and general manager Bruce Hamilton.
From smaller business-oriented gatherings to major events, winter is a busy time of year. The Vernon Winter Carnival has been going strong for 58 years. It’s known as the largest winter carnival in the west. Community dedication has been the secret to its success,...
Gold Medal Plates Kelowna is becoming a farm-to-table culinary destination, no matter what season. The city has been host to the Canadian Culinary Championships (CCC), affectionately known as Gold Medal Plates, since 2004 and has helped to generate over...
In the Okanagan, we make hay when the sun shines and when the snow falls. The Valley is well known as a four-season playground; perhaps less known, it’s also a four-season economy. Key industries fire on all four cylinders throughout spring, summer, fall and winter.
Cultivating the cannabis industry The business of legalizing marijuana is creating a buzz in the Okanagan. Whether you call it pot, weed or Mary Jane, cannabis becomes legal across Canada on July 1, 2018, when the federal government officially enacts Bill C-45. The...
Come dusk, the action on the slopes of SilverStar Mountain Resort doesn’t die down. Now is the time when the groomers head out—thanks to the popularity of its terrain parks—starting a nightly schedule that will take ten hours. The terrain park is home to...
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...