Black Press Media Staff

National impaired driving enforcement saw a number of drivers under the influence taken off the roads Saturday. (Dunc Malcolm - Black Press file photo)

RCMP haul 29 drivers in 12 hours off Okanagan roads

RCMP conducted impaired driving enforcement Dec. 4

National impaired driving enforcement saw a number of drivers under the influence taken off the roads Saturday. (Dunc Malcolm - Black Press file photo)
The Vernon Boston Pizza Junior Vipers and Merritt Centennials’ U11 Development C hockey squads, along with parents and coaches, enjoy donated pizza, fruit and veggies after their game Saturday, Dec. 4, in Vernon. The Vipers arranged the meal in support of the Centennials, all of whom were affected by recently flooding. (Contributed)

Vernon hockey team breaks (pizza) bread with Merritt opponents

U11 Boston Pizza Vipers host Merritt for pizza meal post-game to show support for those affected by floods

The Vernon Boston Pizza Junior Vipers and Merritt Centennials’ U11 Development C hockey squads, along with parents and coaches, enjoy donated pizza, fruit and veggies after their game Saturday, Dec. 4, in Vernon. The Vipers arranged the meal in support of the Centennials, all of whom were affected by recently flooding. (Contributed)
Scotty Creek ice rink (RDCO)

2 ice rinks open in the Regional District of the Central Okanagan

Joe Rich and Scotty Creek ice rinks to open

Scotty Creek ice rink (RDCO)
Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News

Parking and waste collection affected by snow in Central Okanagan

More than 10 cm of snow is expected to fall in some areas

Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News
Snow causes issues on Westside Road. (Mandi Poss/ Facebook)

Westside Road closed after logging truck tips over, vehicles crash

The road is closed at Bear Creek Road and emergency crews are on scene

Snow causes issues on Westside Road. (Mandi Poss/ Facebook)
Okanagan author Darcy Nybo.

Okanagan author raises money for food bank

Darcy Nybo is fundraising for the Central Okanagan Food Bank

Okanagan author Darcy Nybo.
Joe Murphy of the Vernon Panthers (12) heads to the end zone, escorted by teammate Roan Reid (88) in the Interior Subway Bowl AA/AAA Hybrid Senior Varsity Football championship game Friday, Dec. 4, at Greater Vernon Athletic Park. The visiting Kelowna Owls stopped the Panthers on the one-yard line on the game’s final play to post a 21-20 victory. (Darren Hove Photo)

Kelowna Owls edge Vernon Panthers for Interior football title

Owls stop Panthers on game’s final play at Kelowna one-yard line for 21-20 victory

Joe Murphy of the Vernon Panthers (12) heads to the end zone, escorted by teammate Roan Reid (88) in the Interior Subway Bowl AA/AAA Hybrid Senior Varsity Football championship game Friday, Dec. 4, at Greater Vernon Athletic Park. The visiting Kelowna Owls stopped the Panthers on the one-yard line on the game’s final play to post a 21-20 victory. (Darren Hove Photo)
Bif Naked, cancer survior, activist, record company owner and singer, will perform at Lake Country’s Creekside Theatre Feb. 17, 2022. (Contributed)

Bif Naked brings songs, stories of inspiration to Lake Country

Veteran performer will take stage Feb. 17, 2022

Bif Naked, cancer survior, activist, record company owner and singer, will perform at Lake Country’s Creekside Theatre Feb. 17, 2022. (Contributed)
Valley First has donated between $10,000 and $25,000 to four different organizations as part of its Simple Generosity program. (Contributed)

Credit union cash helps Okanagan businesses

Valley First donates between $10,000 and $25,000 to four separate organizations to help businesses grow

Valley First has donated between $10,000 and $25,000 to four different organizations as part of its Simple Generosity program. (Contributed)
(File photo by Advocate staff)

B.C. police watchdog investigating after two men injured in crash near Armstrong

Police attempted to stop the alleged speeding vehicle before the collision

(File photo by Advocate staff)
Crash on Harvey Ave. (Cole Schisler / Black Press Media)

Vehicles t-bone on Harvey Avenue in Kelowna

Traffic is slow going near at Harvey and Sutherland

Crash on Harvey Ave. (Cole Schisler / Black Press Media)
Matthew Culling (left) and Luke Pakulak celebrate Jack Glen’s (14) second-period goal during the Vernon Vipers’ 5-1 BCHL win over the West Kelowna Warriors Wednesday, Dec. 1, at Kal Tire Place. (Lisa Mazurek - Vernon Vipers Photography)

Vernon Vipers snap losing streak with romp over West Kelowna

BCHL: Vernon wins for first time in seven games with impressive 5-1 decision over Warriors

Matthew Culling (left) and Luke Pakulak celebrate Jack Glen’s (14) second-period goal during the Vernon Vipers’ 5-1 BCHL win over the West Kelowna Warriors Wednesday, Dec. 1, at Kal Tire Place. (Lisa Mazurek - Vernon Vipers Photography)
Boots stuck up pole. (Don Wilson/ Facebook)

BC Hydro rescues cat stuck up pole in West Kelowna

Boots was stuck up the pole for more than three days

Boots stuck up pole. (Don Wilson/ Facebook)
Wind whips up water on Okanagan Lake. (Janis Brown / Facebook)

Wind whips up wild waves on Okanagan Lake near Peachland

Residents are reporting power outages and damage to yards

Wind whips up water on Okanagan Lake. (Janis Brown / Facebook)
Dale Safinuk (left) is the new vice chair of Okanagan College’s board of directors while former vice chair Juliette Cunningham (right) takes over as chair. (Okanagan College photo)

Okanagan College elects new board chairs

Juliette Cunningham moves from vice chair to chair; Dale Safinuk elected vice chair

Dale Safinuk (left) is the new vice chair of Okanagan College’s board of directors while former vice chair Juliette Cunningham (right) takes over as chair. (Okanagan College photo)
Joe Murphy (12) and the Vernon Panthers will host the AA/AAA Interior/North Senior Varsity high school football championship, Friday, Dec. 3, at Greater Vernon Athletic Park. The AA Cats will take on the AAA Kelowna Owls. Kick-off is 7 p.m. (Darren Hove photo)

Vernon Panthers to host Kelowna in Interior football final

The AA Panthers entertain the AAA Owls Friday, Dec. 3, 7 p.m., at Greater Vernon Athletic Park

Joe Murphy (12) and the Vernon Panthers will host the AA/AAA Interior/North Senior Varsity high school football championship, Friday, Dec. 3, at Greater Vernon Athletic Park. The AA Cats will take on the AAA Kelowna Owls. Kick-off is 7 p.m. (Darren Hove photo)
Logs on road in West Kelowna. (Colby Nairn/ Facebook)

Logs spill onto Highway 97 closing Glenrosa overpass

Traffic is backed up in West Kelowna due to a logging truck spilling its load

Logs on road in West Kelowna. (Colby Nairn/ Facebook)
Lake Country RCMP are collecting toys and games for the Food Bank's Christmas Hamper program. (RCMP image)

Lake Country police driving for toys, games

RCMP involved with Food Bank’s Christmas Hamper program

Lake Country RCMP are collecting toys and games for the Food Bank's Christmas Hamper program. (RCMP image)
Boozy Hot Chocolate. MUST CREDIT: Photo by Laura Chase de Formigny for The Washington Post.

Hot Chocolate Fest to warm up Okanagan

The festival kicks off on Jan. 17, 2022

Boozy Hot Chocolate. MUST CREDIT: Photo by Laura Chase de Formigny for The Washington Post.
Hwy 3 at Frontage Rd on the west side of Princeton, looking south.

Another fatal crash on Highway 3 near Princeton

The highway is now open following Monday morning’s crash

Hwy 3 at Frontage Rd on the west side of Princeton, looking south.