Amandalina Letterio

Phil Hotzon gets surprised with a brand new e-bike after family and friends raise money to replace his broken one (Amandalina Letterio/Capital News).

Friends and family rally to replace Kelowna man’s broken electric tricycle

After crashing his e-bike into Mill Creek, loved ones raised fundraised and replaced it

Phil Hotzon gets surprised with a brand new e-bike after family and friends raise money to replace his broken one (Amandalina Letterio/Capital News).
Young Federico “Fred” Lenzi. (Raymond Lenzi/Contributed)

Italian moved to Okanagan with hope; he ended up being sent to a WWII internment camp

Raymond Lenzi shares his grandfather’s story ahead of Canada’s planned formal apology to Italian-Canadians

Young Federico “Fred” Lenzi. (Raymond Lenzi/Contributed)
RCMP. (Phil McLachlan/Capital News)

Kelowna RCMP adds 6 Mounties to Community Safety Unit

Community Safety Unit performs high-visibility uniformed patrols in the city’s public spaces

RCMP. (Phil McLachlan/Capital News)
File photo of osprey. Black Press Media

VIDEO: Livestream of osprey birds and their babies in Kelowna

FortisBC sets up a nest with livestream camera in Kelowna for Ospreys

File photo of osprey. Black Press Media
Dancers McKeely Borger and Val Chou in Taqəš. (Ballet Kelowna/Contributed)

Kelowna Ballet tributes front line workers with performance

The performance will be offered for free or by donation

Dancers McKeely Borger and Val Chou in Taqəš. (Ballet Kelowna/Contributed)
(Glenmore Neighbours/Facebook)

VIDEO: Parade of ducklings stalls Glenmore traffic

Duck and ducklings trek across Glenmore, guided to pond by residents

(Glenmore Neighbours/Facebook)
(Jocelyn Hamilton/Contributed)

Black bear spotted roaming through Black Mountain

The young bear was searching for food in the Black Mountain area

(Jocelyn Hamilton/Contributed)
The temporary skatepark will be placed between the Capital News Centre (in the parking area) and H20, pictured here (Kelowna Skateboard Association/Contributed).

Kelowna skateboarders hope to get Lower Mission park

The Kelowna Skateboard Association is helping a group of kids get a skatepark for the summer

The temporary skatepark will be placed between the Capital News Centre (in the parking area) and H20, pictured here (Kelowna Skateboard Association/Contributed).
Rotarians Susan McIntyre and Andy Griffin hand over a $10k donation cheque to the Child Advocacy Centre's Jocelyn Lynett, Ginny Becker, Sean Ayers, and Natasha Hass (Child Advocacy Centre/Contributed).

Kelowna Rotary Club makes big donation to Child Advocacy Centre

The $10k donation will provide resources to children who have been impacted by abuse and neglect

Rotarians Susan McIntyre and Andy Griffin hand over a $10k donation cheque to the Child Advocacy Centre's Jocelyn Lynett, Ginny Becker, Sean Ayers, and Natasha Hass (Child Advocacy Centre/Contributed).
Kelowna seen from the top of Knox Mountain. (Phil McLachlan - Capital News file)

Kelowna ranked 12th best city in Canada for young people to work

Cities were evaluated by job availability, cost of living, public health, equity & inclusion and more

Kelowna seen from the top of Knox Mountain. (Phil McLachlan - Capital News file)
Dr. Julian Cheng, Dr. Jonathan Little, Dr. Eric Li and Michelle St. Pierre receive awards from UBCO for their innovative research. (UBCO/Contributed)

UBC Okanagan honours work of local researchers

Four local researchers are getting recognized by UBCO for their innovative work

Dr. Julian Cheng, Dr. Jonathan Little, Dr. Eric Li and Michelle St. Pierre receive awards from UBCO for their innovative research. (UBCO/Contributed)
Bentley Martin (left), Graelynn Roche, and Paisleigh Martin (right) sell iced tea on Sunday, May 9, 2021. (Lindsey Roche/Contributed)

Kelowna children raise money for hospital with iced tea stand

Three children in Glenmore set up an iced tea stand to raise money for Kelowna General Hospital

Bentley Martin (left), Graelynn Roche, and Paisleigh Martin (right) sell iced tea on Sunday, May 9, 2021. (Lindsey Roche/Contributed)
Kelowna RCMP are investigating a robbery that happened over the weekend.	(Phil McLachlan/Black Press Media file)

RCMP searching for suspect after armed robbery at Rutland gas station

Police were unable to locate a man after he allegedly robbed a business on Highway 33 W

Kelowna RCMP are investigating a robbery that happened over the weekend.	(Phil McLachlan/Black Press Media file)
(Kelowna RCMP/Contributed)

Replica guns, drugs seized from Kelowna home

Three people arrested, later released without charges

(Kelowna RCMP/Contributed)
West Kelowna fire crews are responding to a fire near Lake Okanagan Resort. (Westside Road Community Road Reports/Facebook)

UPDATE: Fire near Lake Okanagan Resort

Wilson’s Landing Fire Crews respond to reports of a fire near Lake Okanagan Resort

West Kelowna fire crews are responding to a fire near Lake Okanagan Resort. (Westside Road Community Road Reports/Facebook)
Shannon Lake Elementary school in West Kelowna (SD23/Contributed).

COVID-19 case at West Kelowna’s Shannon Lake Elementary

Central Okanagan Public Schools is confirming COVID-19 exposure at West Kelowna school

Shannon Lake Elementary school in West Kelowna (SD23/Contributed).
(Kelowna Community Resources/Contributed)

Okanagan community in need of volunteers

KCR Community Resources creates new ways to volunteer while maintaining social distancing

(Kelowna Community Resources/Contributed)
(Grizzli Winery/Contributed)

West Kelowna winery to host outdoor Mother’s Day market

Grizzli Winery will have live music, local vendors and food for Mother’s Day weekend

(Grizzli Winery/Contributed)
(James Holmes/Contributed)

Kelowna chef to compete on the Food Network’s Fire Masters

Chef James Holmes will compete for $10K on an upcoming episode of Fire Masters

(James Holmes/Contributed)
Two cyclists traverse a closed Bernard Avenue in downtown Kelowna on June 29, 2020. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital News)

Kelowna recognized as bike-friendly city

City earns bronze in nationwide Bicycle Friendly Communities award program

Two cyclists traverse a closed Bernard Avenue in downtown Kelowna on June 29, 2020. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital News)