Brittany Webster

People waiting in line at Kelowna’s Service Canada Centre on June 27, 2022 (Brittany Webster - Black Press)

Kelowna residents feeling frustration of long Service Canada wait times

Some people even showed up with lawn chairs to make the wait more comfortable

People waiting in line at Kelowna’s Service Canada Centre on June 27, 2022 (Brittany Webster - Black Press)
A hissing booth was featured at the Catwalk event on June 26, 2022 (Brittany Webster - Black Press)

Lake Country Art Gallery’s Catwalk a purr-fect way to combine love of art and cats

A few kittens found their furrever home during the adoption event

A hissing booth was featured at the Catwalk event on June 26, 2022 (Brittany Webster - Black Press)
Team Four Financial Freedom won the Hacking Housing event hosted by Accelerate Okanagan June 23, 2022 (Contributed)

Hacking the housing crisis in Kelowna with app to help young people save for home

The proposed app works as a 52-week savings challenge

Team Four Financial Freedom won the Hacking Housing event hosted by Accelerate Okanagan June 23, 2022 (Contributed)
Pro-choice protestors outside Kelowna’s courthouse on June 26, 2022 following the overturn of a 1973 U.S. Supreme Court ruling that unduly restrictive state regulations on abortion are unconstitutional (Brittany Webster - Black Press)

Dueling protests in downtown Kelowna Sunday following Roe v. Wade reversal

Both pro-life and pro-choice protestors made their voices heard

Pro-choice protestors outside Kelowna’s courthouse on June 26, 2022 following the overturn of a 1973 U.S. Supreme Court ruling that unduly restrictive state regulations on abortion are unconstitutional (Brittany Webster - Black Press)
Lake Country Artist Wanda Lock stands below her ‘Kate and Molly’ art exhibition at YLW June 2022 (contributed)

New art exhibit greeting travellers at Kelowna airport

The art exhibition opened in Kelowna’s airport this week

Lake Country Artist Wanda Lock stands below her ‘Kate and Molly’ art exhibition at YLW June 2022 (contributed)
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All hail Caesar!: Kelowna’s first Caesar Week around the corner

Registration fees have been waived this year

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Kelowna’s Plasma Donation Centre celebrated its one year anniversary on June 22, 2022 (Brittany Webster - Black Press)

B.C.’s 1st plasma clinic collects over 12,000 units in 1st year

The first plasma donation centre to open in B.C. was in Kelowna’s Orchard Park Mall

Kelowna’s Plasma Donation Centre celebrated its one year anniversary on June 22, 2022 (Brittany Webster - Black Press)
Plenty of fun for the whole family at the Turtle Island Festival in downtown Kelowna June 21, 2022 (Brittany Webster - Black Press)
Plenty of fun for the whole family at the Turtle Island Festival in downtown Kelowna June 21, 2022 (Brittany Webster - Black Press)
Business Excellence Awards were held June 16 at the Coast Capri Hotel (Business Examiner)

FH&P Lawyers win Thompson-Okanagan’s Business of the Year

Sparkling Hill Resort and Fox Plumbing Heating Cooling were runners-up

Business Excellence Awards were held June 16 at the Coast Capri Hotel (Business Examiner)
Business Excellence Awards were held June 16 at the Coast Capri Hotel (Business Examiner)

FH&P Lawyers win Thompson-Okanagan’s Business of the Year

Sparkling Hill Resort and Fox Plumbing Heating Cooling were runners-up

Business Excellence Awards were held June 16 at the Coast Capri Hotel (Business Examiner)
June 19, 2022 was the six year anniversary of the attack on Jessie Simpson, leaving him in a wheelchair and requiring 24/7 care (Sue Simpson/Facebook)

Kamloops mom recalls brutal baseball bat attack on son, 6 years later

Mom Sue continues to fundraise to cover costs of bringing her son home on weekends

June 19, 2022 was the six year anniversary of the attack on Jessie Simpson, leaving him in a wheelchair and requiring 24/7 care (Sue Simpson/Facebook)
Kids as young as four participated in the Conquer the Lake fun run (Brittany Webster - Black Press)

Lake Country runners Conquer the Lake in support of KidSport

Runners had the choice of a one mile fun run, a 5 km run, or a half-marathon

Kids as young as four participated in the Conquer the Lake fun run (Brittany Webster - Black Press)
Families gathered in Kelowna’s city park June 19, 2022 for the annual Boyd Father’s Day Car Show (Brittany Webster - Black Press)

A little mud on the tires after a rainy Father’s Day Car Show in Kelowna

A raffle for a car brought in $61,000 for the Child Advocacy Centre

Families gathered in Kelowna’s city park June 19, 2022 for the annual Boyd Father’s Day Car Show (Brittany Webster - Black Press)
Interior Health and the District of Lake Country continue to monitor the algae bloom on Wood Lake (Vernon Morning Star)

Caution urged with visible algae blooms on Wood Lake

Lake Country, RDCO, and Interior Health are monitoring the lake

Interior Health and the District of Lake Country continue to monitor the algae bloom on Wood Lake (Vernon Morning Star)
Basketball hoop (Pixabay.com)

Public input sought for Lake Country recreation needs

Households that respond by Aug. 15 will be entered to win a prize

Basketball hoop (Pixabay.com)
Chelsea Cardno went missing on June 14, 2022 while out walking her dog JJ (Photo - @chelscardno/Instagram)

Fatigue and weather pause search for missing Kelowna woman and dog

COSAR Manager says 152 people came to assist with the search on Saturday

Chelsea Cardno went missing on June 14, 2022 while out walking her dog JJ (Photo - @chelscardno/Instagram)
Officers participating in a motorcycle training course at UBC Okanagan (Brittany Webster - Capital News)

RCMP rev up for motorcycle training in Kelowna

Officers will be pulling people over as part of their training

Officers participating in a motorcycle training course at UBC Okanagan (Brittany Webster - Capital News)
Missing woman Chelsea Cardno dining with best friend Josiah Crowell (contributed by Josiah Crowell)

Missing Kelowna woman ‘wouldn’t have thought twice’ to jump into creek to save dog: friend

Crowell speculates Chelsea may have followed her dog into the creek

Missing woman Chelsea Cardno dining with best friend Josiah Crowell (contributed by Josiah Crowell)
Black Press’ Brittany Webster donating plasma for National Blood Donor Week 2022 (Black Press)

Donate to save this National Blood Donor Week

Black Press’ Brittany Webster donated plasma for the first time at the new Kelowna centre

Black Press’ Brittany Webster donating plasma for National Blood Donor Week 2022 (Black Press)
Marc Leger needs $5,000 bail for the 2022 Jail and Bail (Contributed)

Lake Country resident jailed by Cops for Kids

Bail is posted at $5,000

Marc Leger needs $5,000 bail for the 2022 Jail and Bail (Contributed)