Aaron Hemens

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Morning Start: The oldest person ever lived to 122 years old

Your morning start for Friday, Sept. 10, 2021

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Weekly COVID-19 numbers in Central Okanagan decline for 3rd straight week

For the past eight weeks, the region has had the highest case counts in the province

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Kelowna RCMP requesting public’s help in locating missing man

Shawn Weaver never arrived for a fishing trip to Prince Rupert in early July

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Kelowna RCMP searching for rightful owner of old briefcase

‘The contents of the briefcase appear to be sentimental in nature’

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Morning Start: The tallest dog ever was measured at 1.118 m

Your morning start for Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021

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Roughly 1,000 people gathered and protested COVID-19 health measures outside of the hospital on Sept. 1. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)

Kelowna bylaw officers hand out almost $4K in fines for health-order-breaching gatherings

Bylaw handed out 14 separate fines over the past three weeks

Roughly 1,000 people gathered and protested COVID-19 health measures outside of the hospital on Sept. 1. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)
A Kelowna General Hospital patient watches a protest unfold outside, as roughly 1,000 people gathered and protested COVID-19 health measures outside of the hospital on Sept. 1. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)

19 deaths linked to current COVID-19 outbreaks at Central Okanagan care homes

The David Lloyd Jones long-term care centre has recorded seven deaths

A Kelowna General Hospital patient watches a protest unfold outside, as roughly 1,000 people gathered and protested COVID-19 health measures outside of the hospital on Sept. 1. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)
Former Kelowna Rockets player Quintin Laing has joined the club’s coaching staff as the team’s assistant coach for the 2021-22 season. (Contributed)

Former Kelowna Rocket launched into assistant coach position

Laing first joined the Rockets as an undrafted player in 1996

Former Kelowna Rockets player Quintin Laing has joined the club’s coaching staff as the team’s assistant coach for the 2021-22 season. (Contributed)
Prospera Place in Kelowna. (Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze)

Kelowna Rockets reveal 2021-22 training camp roster

The training camp roster consists of 38 players, with on-ice sessions starting Sept. 8

Prospera Place in Kelowna. (Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze)
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Kelowna RCMP investigating after armed man robs business

According to police, the man entered the business with what appeared to be a shotgun

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Morning Start: The world’s heaviest mango weighed 9.36 lb

Your morning start for Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2021

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Dan Glasscock, the traffic safety officer for School District 23 and the City of Kelowna, helps students and families cross Ziprick Road outside of Springvalley Middle and Elementary schools during the first day of school on Sept. 7. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)

School zone awareness event hosted outside of Kelowna elementary school

‘We’re just trying to bring awareness that school’s starting and we need people to slow down’

Dan Glasscock, the traffic safety officer for School District 23 and the City of Kelowna, helps students and families cross Ziprick Road outside of Springvalley Middle and Elementary schools during the first day of school on Sept. 7. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)
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Hiker rescued after falling from cliff above Kelowna service road

The hiker fell approximately seven metres onto a rocky area

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Trees burnt by the White Rock Lake wildfire earlier this month are seen in Monte Lake, B.C., on Thursday, Aug. 26, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Trees burnt by the White Rock Lake wildfire earlier this month are seen in Monte Lake, B.C., on Thursday, Aug. 26, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
The Mount Law wildfire pictured from Preston Road and Glonrosa Road in West Kelowna on Wednesday, Aug. 18. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)

Mount Law wildfire burning near West Kelowna no longer wildfire of note

BC Wildfire announced on Friday that fire was being held, and all evac alerts and orders have been lifted

The Mount Law wildfire pictured from Preston Road and Glonrosa Road in West Kelowna on Wednesday, Aug. 18. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)
Conservative MP Tracy Gray rises during question period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Friday, Jan. 31, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Kelowna-Lake Country Conservative candidate Tracy Gray discloses COVID-19 vaccine status

A week after her vaccination status was called into question, Gray revealed she has been vaccinated

Conservative MP Tracy Gray rises during question period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Friday, Jan. 31, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
A helicopter surveys the Mount Law wildfire, just above Preston Road and Glonrosa Road in West Kelowna on Aug. 18. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)

Mount Law wildfire burning near West Kelowna being held, all evac alerts lifted

The human-caused fire began on Aug. 15 and is currently measured at 976 hectares

A helicopter surveys the Mount Law wildfire, just above Preston Road and Glonrosa Road in West Kelowna on Aug. 18. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)
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‘A slap in the face’: Central Okanagan Search and Rescue without gear after trailer theft

An oxygen tank and trauma pack are just some of the many items stolen

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Morning Start: A baby born 131 days premature was given a 0% chance of survival

Your morning start for Friday, Sept. 3, 2021

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