Local Business

Store opening

Purple Hemp Co. advertises “Medical Cannabis Consultation” and carries hemp and health products

Winery buildings nominated for awards

Commercial Building Awards to be presented at end of month

Wineries watching for effects of smoke

Grape harvest lower than last year, but fruit quality is good

Tech is a growing industry in the Okanagan

Innovators and developers are flocking to the Okanagan

Proposed small-biz tax changes too broad: Wyper

The president of Penticton’s chamber of commerce says rule changes should focus more on exploiters

TIME Winery crushes first grapes

The Penticton’s inaugural crush was also owner Harry McWatters’ 50th consecutive

Sobeys sees automation as the future of supermarket warehousing


    Money Monitor: Leaving money to a secret beneficiary


      Extra flight to Calgary won’t be renewed

      The airline added the extra seasonal flight between Penticton and Calgary last year

      Developer to release single family lots

      First phase of Hunters Hill will have lakeview lots

      • Aug 23rd, 2017

      Hoodoo Adventures celebrates 10 years

      Penticton business, Hoodoo Adventures. celebrates 10 years with gala fundraiser

      Bead fundraiser commemorates fire season

      Proceeds from sales to benefit Red Cross in assisting those affected by wildfires

      Update: Chamber executive director resigns

      The Penticton and Wine Country Chamber of Commerce is on the hunt for a new executive director

      BUSINESS BUZZ: Summertime visitors return to Okanagan

      With the provincial state of emergency, many out-of-province visitors are feeling apprehensive

      • Jul 26th, 2017

      Nominations sought for Commercial Building Award

      The deadline for accepting nominations is Aug. 11

      • Jul 24th, 2017

      Businesses feeling effects of extreme conditions

      Flooding, wildfires take toll on visitor numbers in Okanagan

      The landscape has changed

      The Spotlight visited the fire zone today, and spent time with the Incident Management Team

      Fire one-third contained, but crews very concerned about the weekend

      High winds could force firefighters off the line

      • Jul 14th, 2017

      UPDATE: Princeton wildfire hits 200 hectares

      Properties along Highway 5A are being evacuated due to the wildfire

      UPDATE: Homes evacuated north of Princeton

      Properties in the Summers Creek Road and Dry Lake area are being evacuated

      Grand Sommelier Express

      Summerland’s Bottleneck Drive Association raised $2,508 for the Kettle Valley Steam Railway Society