Getting your hands dirty

!Alec Rufiange works on sculpting a pair of sandy legs sticking out of sandy water, part of his team’s efforts to create an overturned canoe during a previous  Peachfest Sandcastle contest. Below, Rufiange uses a fire hose to create the essential building material for a sandcastle: wet, wet, sand.   - Western News file photo
  • posted Jul 22, 2014 at 1:00 PM

Whether you are an intricate architect or stick-to-the-basics builder, it’s time to try Penticton’s annual sandcastle competition

Travel: Portugal tops USA poll on Best European Country to visit

  • updated Jul 23, 2014 at 8:48 PM

Portugal beat out Italy, France, Germany, and Austria in an American magazine's readers poll for 2014's favourite destination.

King of the 'Cue crowned at Grist Mill

  • posted Jul 15, 2014 at 12:00 PM

Local Lounge and Grille of Summerland was crowned Similkameen Barbecue King on Saturday, at the Grist Mill in Keremeos.

Pork, Beans, and Bacalhau: Tour a Portuguese Food Market in Toronto (VIDEO)

  • posted Jul 21, 2014 at 12:00 PM

Salted cod is the most famous dish from Portugal, but the country's cuisine is made up of potatoes, pork, and sizzling sauces.

Futuristic Tim Hortons store concept unveiled

  • updated Jul 18, 2014 at 2:24 AM

Tim Hortons hopes futuristic store gets ideas percolating with its owners

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