Amandalina Letterio

(Chef James Holmes/Contributed)

West Kelowna’s newest winery creates ‘salty’ new rooftop patio restaurant

Crown & Thieves fuses with Salt & Brick to create a one-of-a-kind experience

(Chef James Holmes/Contributed)
Kelowna resident Sean Green trains to run 32 kilometres at Big White on July 10 (Sean Green/Contributed).

Kelowna residents ready to race 32 km up three peaks at Big White

On July 10, participants will leap over the rocky trails in hopes of winning some great prizes

Kelowna resident Sean Green trains to run 32 kilometres at Big White on July 10 (Sean Green/Contributed).
Meet me on Bernard aerial view (City of Kelowna website/Contributed).

Kelowna’s Meet me on Bernard event kicks off on Canada Day

Four blocks on Bernard Avenue will be closed until September 6

Meet me on Bernard aerial view (City of Kelowna website/Contributed).
Rutland Middle School (File Photo/Capital News).

COVID-19 exposure at Rutland Middle School

Interior Health confirms a person at Rutland Middle School has tested positive for the virus

Rutland Middle School (File Photo/Capital News).
Festivals Kelowna brings 'Pianos in the Parks' to the streets (Facebook/Contributed).

Painted pianos hit the streets of Kelowna

Festival Kelowna brings its ‘Pianos in the Parks’ festival to the streets this year

Festivals Kelowna brings 'Pianos in the Parks' to the streets (Facebook/Contributed).
Music in the Park concert series returns to West Kelowna after its COVID-19 hiatus (Pexels/Contributed).

Music in the Park returns to West Kelowna

West Kelowna’s popular, free Music in the Park program is back! Starting…

Music in the Park concert series returns to West Kelowna after its COVID-19 hiatus (Pexels/Contributed).
(Pexels/Contributed)

FC Tigers’ first-ever women’s soccer team has first match in Kelowna

The teams will duke it out at the Apple Bowl on Sunday, June 27

(Pexels/Contributed)
Teenagers make their way to Truswell Road after a party is broken up by police at the end of Mission Creek (Lorraine Besner/Contributed).

Kelowna residents concerned about ongoing alleged underage beach parties

Public urination, property damage, drinking and drug usage have become weekly concerns

Teenagers make their way to Truswell Road after a party is broken up by police at the end of Mission Creek (Lorraine Besner/Contributed).
(Dave Ogilvie/Contributed)

Injured mountain biker rescued in West Kelowna

The mountain biker reportedly has a hip injury about 1 km up the Smith Creek Road trail

(Dave Ogilvie/Contributed)
Lake Country firefighters made good use of pet respirators they keep on board June 17, 2021. (District of Lake Country)

11 dogs pulled from burning Lake Country home

Home deemed a total loss, cause remains unknown but crews thankful for pet respirators

Lake Country firefighters made good use of pet respirators they keep on board June 17, 2021. (District of Lake Country)
Flames shoot from the roof of a home on Hallam Drive as Lake Country firefighters battle a blaze on June, 17 2021. (Amandalina Letterio/ Capital News)

Lake Country home destroyed in large blaze, 11 dogs rescued

Fire crews are responding to 10839 Hallam Drive

Flames shoot from the roof of a home on Hallam Drive as Lake Country firefighters battle a blaze on June, 17 2021. (Amandalina Letterio/ Capital News)
A black bear walks across the street (UBCO/Contributed)

UBCO researchers look at solutions for bear habituation

A new study uses computer modelling to look at the best strategies to reduce human-bear conflict

A black bear walks across the street (UBCO/Contributed)
Black Mountain Golf Club in Kelowna, B.C. (Black Mountain Golf Club website/Contributed).

Kelowna father and son golf duo to ‘walk and carry’ 100 holes for ALS

Black Mountain Golf Club is one of 30 participating in the 16th annual PGA of BC Golfathon for ALS

Black Mountain Golf Club in Kelowna, B.C. (Black Mountain Golf Club website/Contributed).
A mother stands with her daughter, visiting senior parents but observing social distancing with a glass door between them.  The granddaughter puts her hand up to the glass, the grandfather and grandmother doing the same.  A small connection in a time of separation during the Covid-19 pandemic (Valley First/Contributed).

Have your say on which Okanagan, Thompson, Similkameen charities get donation

Valley First seeks public help to distribute $250,000 to local charities via social media campaign

A mother stands with her daughter, visiting senior parents but observing social distancing with a glass door between them.  The granddaughter puts her hand up to the glass, the grandfather and grandmother doing the same.  A small connection in a time of separation during the Covid-19 pandemic (Valley First/Contributed).
Scooters lined up for an educational event in Stuart Park on Wednesday, June 16. (Amandalina Letterio/Capital News)

Free e-scooter safety training in Kelowna

Shared e-scooter operators collaborate to educate riders

Scooters lined up for an educational event in Stuart Park on Wednesday, June 16. (Amandalina Letterio/Capital News)
Employees at Playtime Casino wait outside while firefighters inspect the building after a small storage room fire on Wednesday, June 16, 2021 (Amandalina Letterio/Capital News).

Small fire at Kelowna’s Playtime Casino as staff preps to re-open

Fire ignited in the storage room, but the staff were able to put it out

Employees at Playtime Casino wait outside while firefighters inspect the building after a small storage room fire on Wednesday, June 16, 2021 (Amandalina Letterio/Capital News).
Elias Carmichael #14 and Ethan Ernst #19 of the Kelowna Rockets check Gage Goncalves #39 of the Everett Silvertips during a game at Prospera Place on February 28, 2020, in Kelowna. (Photo by Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze)

Fans expected to be back in the stands for Kelowna Rockets 2021-22 season

The Rockets haven’t played in front of a crowd since March 2020

Elias Carmichael #14 and Ethan Ernst #19 of the Kelowna Rockets check Gage Goncalves #39 of the Everett Silvertips during a game at Prospera Place on February 28, 2020, in Kelowna. (Photo by Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze)
The Okanagan Forest Task Force uses a Ford F350 pick-up truck to gather back country garbage. (Okanagan Forest Task Force/Contributed)

Kelowna Canadian Tire steps in to support Okanagan Forest Task Force

The volunteer group has removed over 351,000 pounds of illegally dumped garbage to date

The Okanagan Forest Task Force uses a Ford F350 pick-up truck to gather back country garbage. (Okanagan Forest Task Force/Contributed)
(Contributed)

Collision slows rush hour traffic in Kelowna

Expect delays at K.L.O. Road and Richter Street on your commute Tuesday evening

(Contributed)
A crash at the intersection of Harvey Avenue and Leckie Road on June 15. (Amandalina Letterio/Capital News)

Traffic stalled by Harvey Avenue crash in Kelowna

One lane is open as crews clean up after crash at Harvey Avenue and Leckie Road

A crash at the intersection of Harvey Avenue and Leckie Road on June 15. (Amandalina Letterio/Capital News)