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Why You Should Stay In a Hostel In Europe, Not a Hotel

Cities like Lisbon, Budapest, and Krakow have turned to hosting clean, stylish hostels to entice frugal young travellers.

Watch Black Press newsrooms take the hilariously hope-filled Ice Bucket Challenge

The viral fundraiser – which has raised over $100 million for ALS research and awareness – has been completed by several newsrooms to date

VIDEO: Canadian Tire, Leonardo DiCaprio head north for the Ice Bucket Challenge

Olympians Kaillie Humphries, Charles Hamelin, and Hayley Wickenheiser assisted Canadian Tire, while DiCaprio challenged Stephen Harper...

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          Farm market coupon program expands

          Seniors, pregnant women and low-income family members who take a free food preparation course get $15 a week

          Smile of the Week – August 6

          Sierra MacKay, summer student at the Hedley Heritage Museum is our smile for this week.

          • Aug 6th, 2014

          Register now for Arthritis information session

          Penticton Arthritis Service will present “Tips Tricks and Tools for Living Well with Arthritis.”

          Fishing and exploring along the Similkameen River

          Peter Antonick took us to his favourite fishing spot—Hole in the Wall, along the Similkameen River.

          Smile of the Week – July 30

          Our Smile of the Week is BC Lions #81 Geroy Simon - inducted into the BC Lion's Ring of Honour on July 25. Congratulations Superman!

          • Jul 29th, 2014

          Smile of the Week – July 23

          This crew of firefighters are in the area currently fighting the Jura Fire. They are our smiles for the week.

          • Jul 22nd, 2014

          Naturalists enjoy butterfly expedition

          Sixteen naturalists set off to find and identify butterflies.

          Naturalists down by the Riverside

          Our latest field trip found us down by the riverside, as we traversed the steep slope of Frank and Jean Turner’s property.

          Energy savings offered to lower-income families

          BC Hydro and FortisBC are expanding their low-income energy conservation programs to reduce the impact of rising electricity costs

          Smile of the Week – July 9

          Grandma brought her grandson out to enjoy the Canada Day Festivities at the museum. They make a great smile of the week! Happy Canada Day!

          • Jul 10th, 2014

          Calgary Stampede: ‘The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth’ opens for 102nd year (VIDEO)

          The Stampede opened in Calgary on Friday, one year after flooding threatened to shutdown the century-long outdoor exhibition.

          Smile of the Week – July 2

          Our friends Ernie and Marilyn Lawrence took a trip to Bosnia and took us with them! We just had to make this photo our Smile!

          • Jul 1st, 2014

          Should Canada Day always be on a Monday? (VIDEO)

          This year, July 1 falls on a Tuesday – meaning Canadians will either take a four-day weekend or awkwardly work Monday...

          Not all happy with B.C. happy hour

          "Happy hour" discounts for alcoholic drinks impose new minimum drink prices that force some outlets to raise their prices

          B.C. happy hour laws may raise beer prices

          Some bar owners not so happy new liquor laws in B.C. may raise prices for beer

          • Jun 22nd, 2014

          Booze can now be sold at B.C. farmers markets

          New B.C. liquor laws allow booze at farmers markets and minors in pubs

          • Jun 21st, 2014

          Smile of the Week – June 18

          Little Adrielle Rytkonen and her mom were full of smiles and cheers during the Kokanee swim meet.

          • Jun 17th, 2014