Aaron Hemens

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Morning Start: The most expensive plate of french fries costs $200

Your morning start for Thursday, Oct. 28, 2021

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Canadian artist Jed Lind’s Gold, Silver & Lead art piece stands outside of the Kelowna Art Gallery at the corner of Water Street and Cawston Avenue. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)

25-foot column of sculpted vehicles towers above Kelowna Art Gallery

The display features seven sculptural vehicles stacked on top of one another

Canadian artist Jed Lind’s Gold, Silver & Lead art piece stands outside of the Kelowna Art Gallery at the corner of Water Street and Cawston Avenue. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)
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Morning Start: The ‘most expensive ghosts’ sold for over $2,800 US

Your morning start for Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2021

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A blue Chevrolet car went off the road and down a large embankment near Spiers Road in Kelowna on Oct. 25, resulting in the driver dead and the passenger injured. (Jen Zielinski/Capital News)

Kelowna RCMP investigating fatal vehicle collision

The driver was declared dead at the scene, while the 16-year-old passenger was transported to hospital

A blue Chevrolet car went off the road and down a large embankment near Spiers Road in Kelowna on Oct. 25, resulting in the driver dead and the passenger injured. (Jen Zielinski/Capital News)
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Lake Country RCMP investigating after business robbed

The suspect allegedly entered the business and stated that he had a gun before demanding cash

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Administration headquarters for Central Okanagan Public Schools located in Kelowna. (File photo)

10 Central Okanagan schools potentially exposed to COVID-19

There are a combined total of 19 potential exposure events over a four-day span

Administration headquarters for Central Okanagan Public Schools located in Kelowna. (File photo)
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Westbank First Nation wins excellence in community forestry award

WFN was awarded for its leadership in wildfire risk reduction

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Three participants march at Kelowna Pride in 2019. (Kelowna Pride Society)

2021 Kelowna Pride officially underway

The theme for this year is ‘25 Years of the Pride Movement - The Work is Not Done’

Three participants march at Kelowna Pride in 2019. (Kelowna Pride Society)
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Kelowna cops seeking public’s assistance in identifying break and enter suspect

After breaking into a home and walking around, the man left with a red jerry can

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Central Okanagan COVID-19 cases continue on downward trend

86 per cent of Central Okanagan residents have received one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine

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Westbank First Nation’s Pine Acres Home long-term care facility. (Westbank First Nation photo)

Westbank First Nation announces closure of long-term care home

WFN Chief Christopher Derickson said that the facility can no longer ensure sufficient staffing levels to provide quality care to residents

Westbank First Nation’s Pine Acres Home long-term care facility. (Westbank First Nation photo)
The crew at Kelowna’s Burger Baron. From left to right: Owner Karrin Morris, staff members Fay Harley and Pamela Butcher, manager Lucas Findlay and staff member Amandip Bassi. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)

‘One Big Bundled Family’: The success behind Kelowna’s Burger Baron

The Burger Baron team is a family of 11, and the customers are an extension of that family

The crew at Kelowna’s Burger Baron. From left to right: Owner Karrin Morris, staff members Fay Harley and Pamela Butcher, manager Lucas Findlay and staff member Amandip Bassi. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)
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Morning Start: An American man carved 1 tonne of pumpkins in under 4 hours

Your morning start for Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021

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Morning Start: A Canadian has collected over 11,300 different cans of Coca Cola

Your morning start for Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021

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Kelowna drag queens Ella Lamoureux, right, and Jenna Telz prepare before a show at the Friends of Dorothy Lounge on Oct. 1. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)

Black Press Media Weekly Roundup: Top headlines this week

Here’s what made headlines during this Thanksgiving week

Kelowna drag queens Ella Lamoureux, right, and Jenna Telz prepare before a show at the Friends of Dorothy Lounge on Oct. 1. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)
Kelowna Fire Department. (Phil McLachlan/Capital News)

Minor structure fire contained by Kelowna Fire Department

A person had thrown a bucket of water onto the blaze prior to the arrival of fire crews

Kelowna Fire Department. (Phil McLachlan/Capital News)
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Morning Start: French chefs created a pizza with 834 different cheeses

Your morning start for Friday, Oct. 15, 2021

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Renegade Kitchen and Craft Bar at 467 Leon Ave. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)

Kelowna restaurant that defied vaccine card program now listed for sale

Renegade Kitchen and Craft Bar is up for sale on Royal Lepage Kelowna at $150,000

Renegade Kitchen and Craft Bar at 467 Leon Ave. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)
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Okanagan Sun eyeing 4th win in a row against Vancouver Island Raiders

In their last meeting on Sept. 25, the Sun defeated the Raiders 39-14

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