Life

Take advantage of the arrival of the giving season

It’s coming up to the holiday season, a time to learn the joy of giving, and you have many options in town to choose from.

Records broken in sixth Annual Bike and Hike Challenge

with 36 participants from 12 cities across the province, event is a great success

  • Sep 21st, 2012

Barriere Library

Library suggestions for readers on those cool fall days

Birds do it, bees do it …

Fun and frivolity in the garden as spring brings out the best in Mother Nature

New website to help joint replacement patients

The site was initially developed through a partnership of The Arthritis Society, GTA Rehab Networks and the Total Joint Network.

  • Nov 1st, 2011

Camping spots on a few local lakes

As the name implies, the Lakes District and area is known for its amazing lakes and boating opportunities. And whether you are looking for the calm and quiet and relaxing experience of canoeing, kayaking, or sailing, or the adrenalin rush of water skiing, jet boating or power boating, you will find a lake in the Lakes District perfect for your brand of summer fun.

  • Jul 20th, 2011

Parksville artist needs big canvas to tell story

Gillian Beales’ art is big on colour and her work is now on display at The Gallery at Qualicum Art Supply

Anglemont Estate Golf Course

Head to the North Shuswap for 18 holes and a little more

Scotland home to the world’s only rotating boat lift

Scotland has long been famous for engineering genius, its roving sons building the world’s bridges, railways and steamships from the Victorian era onwards. So it is perhaps only appropriate that a fine piece of 21st-century engineering has become one of Scotland’s most popular tourist attractions.

Travel: Arosa a proven family-friendly ski spot in Swiss Alps

Forsake the aggressive sports to study nature's harmony and balance.

Chinese New Year: Year of the Rabbit

Chinese New Year, the most important traditional Chinese holiday comes around on Feb. 3, and preparations have been made far in advance by most who celebrate it.

Stars and Stingers: Oct. 16

Stingers to people who don’t wipe down their equipment after using it at the gym.

  • Oct 15th, 2013

106 years young

Caroline Durick celebrated her 106th birthday at Summerland Seniors’ Village last week.

  • Nov 28th, 2012

Cycling fundraiser helps to provide opportunities for youth

Independent Living Vernon's 13th Annual Cycling for Independence raises funds to support Youth Opportunities Unlimited (YOU).

Motoring: Kia Sorento SUV refreshed and ready

Why change anything, I asked, when the Sorento is already a top seller?

Photo: Award-winning catch

Matt Cadden's catch of a 15lb 2oz bull trout has won the youngster two awards from the BC Wildlife Federation.

Christmas unwrapped… or was that unpackaged?

How to give thoughtful gifts and keep money in the community while reducing the amount of waste and garbage involved.

Fall is the time for colour

With a little care you can select trees that provide a beautiful fall display, says Brian Minter

The electric thrill of owning a car

It’s so seductive, so liberating, so thrilling, why would you not yield to this lust?

Alanna Clempson: Building a community around food

Chilliwack's Alanna Clempson, 32, as featured in The Chilliwack Progress Forty Under 40.