Holidays

The Okanagan has seen many changes but Christmas traditions remain

Friday, December 25th, 2009 | 5:00 am

The Central Okanagan in the 1930s and 1960s was a much different place, but Christmas isn’t.

Vernon native climbing the charts with his catchy christmas tune

Vernon native climbing the charts with his catchy christmas tune

Thursday, December 24th, 2009 | 1:13 pm

‘I Wanna Be Your Christmas’ – Andrew Allen

Video shot on location at Silverstar.

Ensure safe gobbling at turkey time with these tips from Interior Health

Ensure safe gobbling at turkey time with these tips from Interior Health

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2009 | 5:30 am

Don’t let that beautiful bird send your guests to the emergency room.

Tips for a safe, fire-free holiday

Monday, December 21st, 2009 | 9:55 am

Contributed

The Kelowna Fire Department wants to ensure residents have a safe and fire-free holiday season by being aware and following some simple preventative measures. During the holiday season, the incidences of residential fires increase, even though most are avoidable.

“If residents…

Folding fun

Folding fun

Saturday, December 19th, 2009 | 11:30 am

Kids learn Christmas origami at the library.

Have yourself a “greener” little Christmas

Friday, December 18th, 2009 | 10:41 am

The holiday season can be one of the most wasteful times of the year. Giving gifts, decorating your home and entertaining your friends and family can create extra waste that can really tax our landfills. Here are some tips to help reduce the waste.

Inn From the Cold and into the warmth

Inn From the Cold and into the warmth

Friday, December 18th, 2009 | 8:30 am

Kelowna’s homeless have a warm bed and breakfast at Inn from the Cold shelter.

Holiday closures

Friday, December 18th, 2009 | 5:00 am

Hours for city offices and recreation centres in the area.

Put some ultra-fair trade coffee under the tree from the Women’s Resource Centre

Put some ultra-fair trade coffee under the tree from the Women’s Resource Centre

Thursday, December 17th, 2009 | 11:30 am

Kelowna Women’s Resource Centre now selling coffee beans, the profits from which benefit women locally and globally.

Kelowna Drop In Centre tries to make clients feel special at Christmas

Kelowna Drop In Centre tries to make clients feel special at Christmas

Wednesday, December 16th, 2009 | 5:00 am

Hundreds will enjoy both a Christmas Dinner and Christmas Eve Breakfast at the Leon Avenue facility.