Local Business

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

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Morneau: Feds would back new Trans Mountain investors
Sears Canada job losses very sad, says former executive
Shopper sad about Sears, as chain holds liquidation sales
Sears liquidation sale at Hillside Mall begins today

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

Bakery to celebrate fifth anniversary

True Grain Bread in Summerland has received numerous awards since opening in 2012

Forum connects immigrant job seekers and employers

CONNECT 2017 event will to help build the labour force in sectors in need of employees

  • Jun 13th, 2017

Whole Foods owners strike a Fare deal, sell the store

After 40 years in the natural products business, the owners sold the store to Nature’s Fare