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In its recent budget, the federal government announced measures to help people buy their first home. (Kelowna News file)

Kelowna’s young professionals wary of federal incentives for millennial homebuyers

A few professionals are skeptical that the federal budget announcements will help young people

In its recent budget, the federal government announced measures to help people buy their first home. (Kelowna News file)
This invasive grey squirrel was spotted in Kelowna City Park last weekend. With no funding allocated to deal with the species, the population will continue to grow says a TRU researcher. (Carli Berry/Capital News)

‘Zero’ effort being made to tackle invasive grey squirrels in Kelowna parks

Invasive grey squirrels have taken over the Okanagan

This invasive grey squirrel was spotted in Kelowna City Park last weekend. With no funding allocated to deal with the species, the population will continue to grow says a TRU researcher. (Carli Berry/Capital News)
West Kelowna man, Yorkshire terrier chased by coyote

West Kelowna man, Yorkshire terrier chased by coyote

Animal sightings have been reported around the Central Okanagan

West Kelowna man, Yorkshire terrier chased by coyote
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International Macaron Day: Buy a treat, support the KGH Foundation

Tasty treats can be purchased around Kelowna, March 20

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West Coast Poke bowls coming to Kelowna’s downtown

Pacific Poke is opening a location on Bernard Avenue

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The goats are out at Hoof Prints Barnyard. Catharine Vella holds a goat with son Ryder Vella. - Matthew Abrey

Kelowna petting zoo closing its gates

Hoof Prints Barnyard announced, Tuesday night, it will be closing

The goats are out at Hoof Prints Barnyard. Catharine Vella holds a goat with son Ryder Vella. - Matthew Abrey
3 vehicles stolen, 8 thefts from vehicles in Lake Country over last few months

3 vehicles stolen, 8 thefts from vehicles in Lake Country over last few months

Three vehicles were stolen in-between January and February, according to Crime Stoppers

3 vehicles stolen, 8 thefts from vehicles in Lake Country over last few months
Robert Conelley, middle, received the annual Lake Country Citizen of the Year Award from Mayor James Baker (left) and Oceola Fish and Game Club president Nick Kozub. - Contributed

Lake Country’s Citizen of the Year never expected to win award

“I was totally blown away, I had no idea,” Robert Conelley said.

Robert Conelley, middle, received the annual Lake Country Citizen of the Year Award from Mayor James Baker (left) and Oceola Fish and Game Club president Nick Kozub. - Contributed
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Kelowna mom concerned with needles found at Knox Mountain Park

Maria Beinarowitz, who has a five-year-old son, said she’s noticed a fair amount at the Kelowna park

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Weather warms up: Thieves target motorbikes in the Central Okanagan

The Kelowna RCMP is warning about warmer temperatures and the spikes in thefts

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The Regional District of the Central Okanagan is asking residents to be prepared for flooding, especially if you live near a creek, like Mission Creek. Photo: Contributed

Central Okanagan on flood watch as snow melts

With higher temperatures, the regional district is warning property owners to be prepared

The Regional District of the Central Okanagan is asking residents to be prepared for flooding, especially if you live near a creek, like Mission Creek. Photo: Contributed
‘It’s never a singular cause,’ too soon for Kelowna beekeepers to determine success of hives

‘It’s never a singular cause,’ too soon for Kelowna beekeepers to determine success of hives

With a cold snap this February, one Central Okanagan beekeeper says his hives are OK so far

‘It’s never a singular cause,’ too soon for Kelowna beekeepers to determine success of hives
On thin ice: Warmer temperatures mean dangerous lake conditions in Kelowna

On thin ice: Warmer temperatures mean dangerous lake conditions in Kelowna

The Kelowna Fire Department is warning others to stay off the lakes

On thin ice: Warmer temperatures mean dangerous lake conditions in Kelowna
Kelowna marijuana production expansion proposed near Okanagan Rail Trail

Kelowna marijuana production expansion proposed near Okanagan Rail Trail

A rezoning application from The Flowr Group will be presented to council today

Kelowna marijuana production expansion proposed near Okanagan Rail Trail
Kelowna Muslim students hold vigil to support New Zealand victims

Kelowna Muslim students hold vigil to support New Zealand victims

A vigil will be held Monday night at UBC Okanagan

Kelowna Muslim students hold vigil to support New Zealand victims
Okanagan-Shuswap weather: Sunny days ahead

Okanagan-Shuswap weather: Sunny days ahead

It’s beginning to feel like spring in Kelowna

Okanagan-Shuswap weather: Sunny days ahead
Kate Warkentin, owner of Oyama Sunblush Bakery, holds a plate of baked goods. The bakery has been operating in Oyama for nine years. (Carli Berry/Capital News)

Lake Country bakery compared to grandmother’s cooking

Oyama Sunblush Bakery is located on Oyama Road

Kate Warkentin, owner of Oyama Sunblush Bakery, holds a plate of baked goods. The bakery has been operating in Oyama for nine years. (Carli Berry/Capital News)
Turning up the heat: Lake Country Firestorm cheerleader takes home trophy

Turning up the heat: Lake Country Firestorm cheerleader takes home trophy

The Okanagan Firestorm Intensity group won second in the UCA International All Star Championship

Turning up the heat: Lake Country Firestorm cheerleader takes home trophy
Secretary at the Kelowna Islamic Centre, Hamid Butt believes that welcoming community members into the Mosque will help break down any stereotypes of preconceived notions of Islam. photo: Sydney Morton

Kelowna Muslim student says deadly New Zealand attacks ‘hits close to home’

The president of the UBCO Muslim association is encouraging others to learn more about each other

Secretary at the Kelowna Islamic Centre, Hamid Butt believes that welcoming community members into the Mosque will help break down any stereotypes of preconceived notions of Islam. photo: Sydney Morton
Raise the woof: Two new dog parks to be built in Lake Country

Raise the woof: Two new dog parks to be built in Lake Country

Construction begins soon for two new off-leash dog parks

Raise the woof: Two new dog parks to be built in Lake Country