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2014-08-29 23:11:31

Two Kelowna dentists from Okanagan Smiles are asking for the community’s support to raise money to ship a container filled with educational, agricultural and building supplies for a self-sustaining

2014-07-31 12:29:38

Collett Manor Working With Star-studded Organization, Delos® KELOWNA, BC, July 31, 2014 /CNW/ - Collett Manor in Kelowna, BC is set to become Canada's first WELL Certified® project, paving

2014-07-03 23:07:31

Skaha Breeze, located on Skaha Lake Road, is just a four minute drive from the Penticton airport and is now home to a number of residents including some from Alberta who will surely benefit from

2014-04-22 12:28:14

TAOS SKI VALLEY, N.M., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Taos Ski Valley will this summer launch four new mountain biking trails, including a family friendly biking park that offers something for

2014-03-28 23:25:31

A group of Kelowna dentists and doctors are reaching out for assistance in acquiring farm equipment and other supplies to ship to Project 7, a self-sustaining children’s orphanage in Haiti.

2014-03-27 12:24:14

VANCOUVER, March 27, 2014 /CNW/ - The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) and its partners are pleased to announce the acquisition of a 1,836-acre (743-hectare) property in the South Okanagan Similkameen.

2014-03-18 20:22:38

New Satik(w) Crossing bridge to provide further business opportunities for First Nation PENTICTON, BC, March 18, 2014 /CNW/ - The Penticton Indian Band is set to build a new

2014-03-03 23:03:42

Centre for Arts and Technology is pleased to announce that on March 24th-28th, over 100 high school students from across Western Canada will attend the school’s popular annual Digital Elite

2014-02-07 23:01:33

The Centre for Arts and Technology was among 50 exhibitors at this year's 17th annual Education and Career Fair in Kelowna, BC showcasing their career and training options. Kelowna,

2014-02-05 23:02:37

Canadian Digital Art School, The Centre for Arts and Technology Kelowna, will host an exclusive event on February 5th, 2014 with Gary Fong, covering topics such as marketing, lighting, entrepreneurship


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Ogopogo
2013-09-19 11:01:39

Ogopogo is a cryptid lake monster claimed to inhabit Okanagan Lake in British Columbia, Canada. British Cryptozoologist Karl Shuker categorized the Ogopogo as a “many hump” variety of lake monster. He also claims the beast is a primitive serpentine whale similar to a basilosaurus. The original name for this creature was naitaka, which was given to it by the local Okanakane tribe. The name Ogopogo was inspired by the 1924 song “The Ogo-Pogo: The funny Fox-Trot”. It has been...

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immane
  • Monstrous in size or character; huge; prodigious; monstrously perverse, savage, cruel, etc.
The word 'immane' comes from the Latin word 'immanis', 'enormous'.
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