July 16, 2018 5:58 pm

Childcare centre in Penticton winner of national green building award

The new childcare centre at Okanagan College in Penticton is one of 9 structures across the country to receive the prestigious Canadian Green Building Award this year. Designed by Landform Architecture Ltd. and built by Ritchie Custom Homes, the building uses about a quarter of the energy that a typical commercial structure would use. Continue reading 

July 15, 2018 6:54 pm

Kids try triathlon in Kelowna

From the swim, to the bike and the run, the eighth annual TRI KIDS Okanagan gave 400 children the chance… to try a triathlon. “They do age appropriate distances in all three components,” Co-Race Director Tara Melville said. The Okanagan event is one of ten across the country that makes up the TRI KIDS Triathlon… Continue reading 

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July 16, 2018 7:20 pm

How to cope with the Okanagan heatwave

Summer has arrived in the Okanagan and the mercury is rising. Environment Canada has issued a heat warning for several areas of B.C’s southern interior. With temperatures set to reach over 35 C, how do you get a break from the heat? Global Okanagan’s Travis Lowe set out to find out how not to go… Continue reading 

July 16, 2018 5:58 pm

Childcare centre in Penticton winner of national green building award

The new childcare centre at Okanagan College in Penticton is one of 9 structures across the country to receive the prestigious Canadian Green Building Award this year. Designed by Landform Architecture Ltd. and built by Ritchie Custom Homes, the building uses about a quarter of the energy that a typical commercial structure would use. Continue reading 

July 15, 2018 6:54 pm

Kids try triathlon in Kelowna

From the swim, to the bike and the run, the eighth annual TRI KIDS Okanagan gave 400 children the chance… to try a triathlon. “They do age appropriate distances in all three components,” Co-Race Director Tara Melville said. The Okanagan event is one of ten across the country that makes up the TRI KIDS Triathlon… Continue reading