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Water-wise shrubs make for an interesting, low-maintenance garden

There are many beautiful shrubs that are suitable for water-wise Okanagan gardens.

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Mount Eneas Wildfire burning south of Peachland
One acre fire on Big White Road
Wildfire near Dee Lake
The Nicholson Matriarchs release butterflies to heal

Dehart: Opening the taps on new business

This week Maxine DeHart lets you know what’s new in the Central Okanagan

  • Jun 27th, 2018

Hergott: The pain of a car crash

Lawyer Paul Hergott discusses potential injuries following a car crash

  • Jun 26th, 2018

Yes, we could use a soft drink tax

NDP rejects useful tax advice because it’s not popular

Hodgepodge: baffled by the U.S. Family Separation Policy

Kelowna columnist questions is this what it means to ‘make America great again?’

Steele: Shade trees should be chosen with care

The arrival of the Summer Solstice brings heat and the need for shade

  • Jun 21st, 2018

Star Gazing: Using a large telescope

Ken Tapping, astronomer with the National Research Council’s Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory

  • Jun 21st, 2018

Unfiltered: IPAs explained with Cannery Brewing brewmaster

Checking out the new IPA created by Penticton brewery Cannery Brewing Company

DeHart: Pharmasave introduces genetic testing program

This week Maxine DeHart dishes up career changes, anniversaries and of course birthdays

  • Jun 20th, 2018

Hergott, does he hate cell phones?

Lawyer Paul Hergott puts to rest the argument he has something against a handheld device

  • Jun 20th, 2018

Wineology: Bubbles, Bubbles, Bubbles cont.

Check out Okanagan sommelier Shanyn Ward’s new bi-weekly column

  • Jun 20th, 2018

Orphans of our urban drug culture neglected again

Child advocate Bernard Richard leaves B.C. with harsh message

‘I’d rather be anywhere else’

With cancer treatment set to begin, Chilliwack Progress reporter Jessica Peters has a few words of advice.

Stargazing: Understanding the Northern Lights

Ken Tapping, astronomer with the National Research Council’s Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory

  • Jun 12th, 2018

Hergott: Cell phones vs. passengers

Lawyer Paul Hergott discusses talking to your passenger vs. being on your cell phone while driving

B.C. VIEWS: No time for maps in this rush to a referendum

Made-up electoral systems pushed out for Green Party deadline

Every parent fears the late night knock of a cop

The RCMP doesn’t drive to your house at 1:30 a.m. and take off its hat to tell you you’ve won the 6/49

COLUMN: For those about to snore…

Did you know that if you google ‘snoring’ you’ll get about 77,400,000 hits?