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Prospera Credit Union, headquartered in Abbotsford, and Westminster Savings Credit Union, based in Surrey, have been given approval for a proposed merger. (Google Street View)

Prospera and Westminster credit unions approved for proposed merger

Abbotsford- and Surrey-based companies now take matter to membership vote

Prospera Credit Union, headquartered in Abbotsford, and Westminster Savings Credit Union, based in Surrey, have been given approval for a proposed merger. (Google Street View)
West Kelowna Mayor Gord Milsom. (Michael Rodriguez - Kelowna Capital News)

Mayor says speculation tax is misplaced in West Kelowna

‘I don’t think they really did their due diligence,’ West Kelowna mayor says

West Kelowna Mayor Gord Milsom. (Michael Rodriguez - Kelowna Capital News)
(Contributed: Dave Ogilvie)
(Contributed: Dave Ogilvie)
Kelowna farm first in Canada to use advanced pear sorting machine

Kelowna farm first in Canada to use advanced pear sorting machine

Days Century Growers aims to make pear farming more efficient with advanced technology from Holland.

Kelowna farm first in Canada to use advanced pear sorting machine
A ‘Might-E’ truck tootles Glenmore Landfill

A ‘Might-E’ truck tootles Glenmore Landfill

The City of Kelowna recently added an electric pickup truck to its fleet

A ‘Might-E’ truck tootles Glenmore Landfill
Black Press BC South Division President Dave Hamilton worked a night shift on the alphaliner at the Vernon press this week. (Caitlin Clow - Vernon Morning Star)

Press day means all hands on deck in Vernon

President, director of sales work the press

Black Press BC South Division President Dave Hamilton worked a night shift on the alphaliner at the Vernon press this week. (Caitlin Clow - Vernon Morning Star)
Phantom Creek Estates is nearly finished its construction, with the completion of phase II anticipated this fall. Then in Spring 2020, Oliver’s newest winery will be hosting a grand opening celebration. (Jordyn Thomson - Western News)

Video: Touring the newest luxurious winery in the South Okanagan

Phantom Creek Estates Winery has finally opened its doors after nearly five years of construction

Phantom Creek Estates is nearly finished its construction, with the completion of phase II anticipated this fall. Then in Spring 2020, Oliver’s newest winery will be hosting a grand opening celebration. (Jordyn Thomson - Western News)
Aritzia to open Kelowna store this fall at Orchard Park
Aritzia to open Kelowna store this fall at Orchard Park
George Greenwood has been announced as the new CEO for the Okanagan Mainline Real Estate Board. (OMREB)

Okanagan Mainline Real Estate Board announces new CEO

This will help OMREB in ‘becoming a stronger, more effective organization,’ said OMREB president

George Greenwood has been announced as the new CEO for the Okanagan Mainline Real Estate Board. (OMREB)
Your weather forecast for Tuesday, August 6th, 2019. (Pixabay)

Okanagan-Shuswap weather: Heat, heat and more heat

Your weather forecast for Tuesday, August 6th, 2019.

Your weather forecast for Tuesday, August 6th, 2019. (Pixabay)
Uptown Rutland Business Association’s ‘newest baby’ is the mural project, says executive director Laurel D’Andrea. (Caitlin Clow - Capital News)
Uptown Rutland Business Association’s ‘newest baby’ is the mural project, says executive director Laurel D’Andrea. (Caitlin Clow - Capital News)
Kelowna-based app the ‘Spotify of wines’: CEO

Kelowna-based app the ‘Spotify of wines’: CEO

TasteAdvisor app launches today making it easier to connect people with the right wine

Kelowna-based app the ‘Spotify of wines’: CEO
Scott Viala trains with a steel mace at Global Fitness Centre on July 17, 2019. (Michael Rodriguez - Kelowna Capital News)

Kelowna trainer skips weights, swings mace

Viala the Viking uses ancient techniques in his personal-training business

Scott Viala trains with a steel mace at Global Fitness Centre on July 17, 2019. (Michael Rodriguez - Kelowna Capital News)
The Greater Westside Board of Trade’s “Key Business Awards” recognize businesses, organizations and/or business achievement and the contributions made to our economic growth and prosperity. (Greater Westside Board of Trade)

Nominations for West Kelowna business awards close in two weeks

Key Business Awards recognize businesses, organizations and/or business achievement

The Greater Westside Board of Trade’s “Key Business Awards” recognize businesses, organizations and/or business achievement and the contributions made to our economic growth and prosperity. (Greater Westside Board of Trade)
One Big Table, a local grocery store, may have to close its doors after a difficult May. (contributed)

One big problem for downtown Kelowna co-operative grocery store

One Big Table may be forced to shut its doors after slow sales

One Big Table, a local grocery store, may have to close its doors after a difficult May. (contributed)
Taco Time at Dilworth Shopping Centre is going to be turned into a Starbucks—but not if Taco Time can help it. (Michael Rodriguez - Kelowna Capital News)

40 years of tacos: Kelowna restaurant’s resolve is harder than its burritos

Taco Time, set to be replaced by a new Starbucks, won’t go down without a fight

Taco Time at Dilworth Shopping Centre is going to be turned into a Starbucks—but not if Taco Time can help it. (Michael Rodriguez - Kelowna Capital News)
Susi Foerg, a self-proclaimed Kelowna girl who loves all things “outdoorsy,” is opening Rustic Reel Brewing Company to serve up human connection. (Caitlin Clow - Kelowna Capital News)

Rustic Reel to serve up human connection soon in Okanagan

‘Kelowna girl’ Susi Foerg has poured her heart and soul into new brewery

Susi Foerg, a self-proclaimed Kelowna girl who loves all things “outdoorsy,” is opening Rustic Reel Brewing Company to serve up human connection. (Caitlin Clow - Kelowna Capital News)
Jaguar and Land Rover Kelowna held a grand opening for its new location last night. (Michael Rodriguez - Kelowna Capital News)

New Jaguar and Land Rover dealership opens in Kelowna

‘The place is a masterpiece,’ general manager says

Jaguar and Land Rover Kelowna held a grand opening for its new location last night. (Michael Rodriguez - Kelowna Capital News)
Jaide & Joel’s Baking Co. is set to open their cafe on Thursday, June 13, 2019. (Supplied)

Jaide and Joel to open vegan, gluten-free bakery cafe

Kelowna duo to offer more variety to local culinary scene

Jaide & Joel’s Baking Co. is set to open their cafe on Thursday, June 13, 2019. (Supplied)
How and why to get involved in a clinical research trial

How and why to get involved in a clinical research trial

Innovate Clinical Centres celebrates grand opening in Kelowna on June 19

  • Jun 10, 2019
How and why to get involved in a clinical research trial