Carli Berry

Berry: Sayonara journalism, it’s been fun

Berry: Sayonara journalism, it’s been fun

Lake Country had more in store than I bargained for

Berry: Sayonara journalism, it’s been fun
James Baker has been Lake Country’s mayor for the last 13 years. (Carli Berry - Capital News)

Okanagan’s oldest mayor shows no sign of slowing down

Mayor James Baker has decades of history in his political career

James Baker has been Lake Country’s mayor for the last 13 years. (Carli Berry - Capital News)
Plates go cold: Okanagan College disappointed to see departure of Canadian Culinary Championships

Plates go cold: Okanagan College disappointed to see departure of Canadian Culinary Championships

After nine years in Kelowna, the championships are moving to Ottawa for 2020

Plates go cold: Okanagan College disappointed to see departure of Canadian Culinary Championships
UPDATE: Power has been returned to Peachland

UPDATE: Power has been returned to Peachland

Peachlanders were without power since 10:40 a.m. this morning

UPDATE: Power has been returned to Peachland
A truck stolen from a home on Sherman Drive. - Contributed

Multiple vehicles stolen over last week in Lake Country

Vehicles have been stolen in The Lakes, and on Sherman Drive

A truck stolen from a home on Sherman Drive. - Contributed
A small garden to provide local wineries with fresh vegetables and flowers has been proposed in Lake Country. (Submitted)

Lake Country micro-garden approved to wineries with fresh vegetables

A variance came forward to council on Tuesday to allow for a garden

A small garden to provide local wineries with fresh vegetables and flowers has been proposed in Lake Country. (Submitted)
Lake Country staff are recommending a notice on title be approved for the Ace Hardware store. (Google Maps)

Notice on title dismissed for Lake Country hardware store

Staff recommended a notice on title recommendation for Ace Hardware be dismissed

Lake Country staff are recommending a notice on title be approved for the Ace Hardware store. (Google Maps)
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Updated: Man driving white van follows 13-year-old Peachlander

Peachland residents are warning others about a man in a white van on Clements Crescent

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Johanna Faccini, owner of Queen B Kettle Korn, holds up bags of sweet and salty popcorn, the company’s most popular popcorn. - Carli Berry/Capital News

The queen of popcorn: Kelowna company continues to expand in food industry

Queen B Kettle Korn owner’s said the company will soon offer snack-sized portions

Johanna Faccini, owner of Queen B Kettle Korn, holds up bags of sweet and salty popcorn, the company’s most popular popcorn. - Carli Berry/Capital News
Director Carey Missler shows host Cam McQueen something on his phone during a filming session for their online show Beefed Up: Built Not Bought. - Contributed

‘Beefing up’ vehicles part of new online show created by Kelowna men

Beefed Up: Built Not Bought launched its first episode in February

Director Carey Missler shows host Cam McQueen something on his phone during a filming session for their online show Beefed Up: Built Not Bought. - Contributed
Sʔímlaʔxʷ Michele Johnson, (left) executive director of The Syilx Language House, directs others in a language game at UBCO Friday during the Celebrating Salish Northern Conference. (Carli Berry - Capital News)

‘It needs to be part of our jobs,’ conference highlights time spent on learning Indigenous language

The first Celebrating Salish Northern Conference was held Friday at UBCO.

Sʔímlaʔxʷ Michele Johnson, (left) executive director of The Syilx Language House, directs others in a language game at UBCO Friday during the Celebrating Salish Northern Conference. (Carli Berry - Capital News)
Lake Country staff are recommending a notice on title be approved for the Ace Hardware store. - Google Maps

Notice on title recommended for Lake Country hardware store for unsafe display

Staff is recommending a notice on title as Ace Hardware has failed to comply with regulations

Lake Country staff are recommending a notice on title be approved for the Ace Hardware store. - Google Maps
Lake Country homeless man back on the streets after brief shelter

Lake Country homeless man back on the streets after brief shelter

After being housed for four months, Maurice is now homeless again

Lake Country homeless man back on the streets after brief shelter
Co-owners Rod Butters and Audrey Surrao of RauDZ sample a cocktail made with their new gin The Whole Truth, which is made from local ingredients, during the gin’s official launch Thursday. - Carli Berry/Capital News

Gin made from Okanagan ingredients to be offered at Kelowna restaurants

The Whole Truth, a gin made from the spirits of 20,000 Okanagan apples is at RauDZ Regional Table

Co-owners Rod Butters and Audrey Surrao of RauDZ sample a cocktail made with their new gin The Whole Truth, which is made from local ingredients, during the gin’s official launch Thursday. - Carli Berry/Capital News
Lake Country micro-garden proposed to provide wineries with fresh vegetables

Lake Country micro-garden proposed to provide wineries with fresh vegetables

A variance will be coming forward to council on Tuesday

Lake Country micro-garden proposed to provide wineries with fresh vegetables
The Warren Peace Bunny Sanctuary will have a late opening date this year due to a deadly rabbit virus. - Credit: Facebook/Christina Bombaek

Lake Country bunny sanctuary missing Easter again due to deadly virus

A deadly bunny virus on the West Coast is causing Warren Peace to take precautions

The Warren Peace Bunny Sanctuary will have a late opening date this year due to a deadly rabbit virus. - Credit: Facebook/Christina Bombaek
Popular Lake Country landmark has deep history beneath Okanagan Lake

Popular Lake Country landmark has deep history beneath Okanagan Lake

The Holiday Park Resort’s blue and white ship spent more than 30 years underwater

Popular Lake Country landmark has deep history beneath Okanagan Lake
Jordan Coble of the Westbank First Nation and Levi Bent of the Lower Similkameen Indian Band did a joint presentation in nsyilxcən at the Syilx Language House’s celebration of their third year last April. Steve Kidd/Western News

Kelowna Indigenous language conference to highlight importance of fluency programs

The Celebrating Salish Northern Conference will be held Friday at UBCO in Kelowna

Jordan Coble of the Westbank First Nation and Levi Bent of the Lower Similkameen Indian Band did a joint presentation in nsyilxcən at the Syilx Language House’s celebration of their third year last April. Steve Kidd/Western News
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Kelowna mom launches vegan shirt company

Demi Morris created The Vegan Epiphany with an aim to promote veganism

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Westbank First Nation office. - Google Maps

Widow evicted from home on WFN land after husband dies

A 64-year-old woman will have to move from her home on WFN lands

Westbank First Nation office. - Google Maps