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$595,000 given to Kelowna company to create safer sailing app

$595,000 given to Kelowna company to create safer sailing app

The app will alert emergency contacts if boaters don’t arrive

$595,000 given to Kelowna company to create safer sailing app
Lake Country subdivision proposed next to wildlife corridor

Lake Country subdivision proposed next to wildlife corridor

A new development permit is being proposed to council along Tyndall Road

Lake Country subdivision proposed next to wildlife corridor
Drake Maceherson, eight and Brody Nolting, nine, were dizzy after sitting in one of the rides during the annual Rutland May Days which happened over May long weekend at Rutland Centennial Park a few years ago. The May Days parade and fair had people visit from all over the Okanagan. Credit: Carli Berry/Captial News

Park upgrades cause Rutland May Days to move

May Days will be held in Roxby Square and at the Centennial Hall

Drake Maceherson, eight and Brody Nolting, nine, were dizzy after sitting in one of the rides during the annual Rutland May Days which happened over May long weekend at Rutland Centennial Park a few years ago. The May Days parade and fair had people visit from all over the Okanagan. Credit: Carli Berry/Captial News
Friends of Canadian Broadcast members gathered to support community journalism Tuesday. - Carli Berry/Capital News

Campaign calling for regulation of Facebook, Netflix launches in Kelowna

Friends of Canadian Broadcasting launched a campaign Tuesday

Friends of Canadian Broadcast members gathered to support community journalism Tuesday. - Carli Berry/Capital News
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Jaide Joel’s Bakery co-owners Joel Murga and Jaide Hatfield hold a platter of vegan and gluten free Funfetti donuts. With the success of their buisness over the past year, the pair plan to open a cafe. (Carli Berry - Capital News)

VIDEO: Vegan, gluten-free Kelowna donut business expanding in the Okanagan

Find a donut for yourself at Nature’s Fare Markets with Jaide & Joel’s Bakery

Jaide Joel’s Bakery co-owners Joel Murga and Jaide Hatfield hold a platter of vegan and gluten free Funfetti donuts. With the success of their buisness over the past year, the pair plan to open a cafe. (Carli Berry - Capital News)
Darcy Cameron, owner of Jays and Arrows Tattooing Inc., etches his second red balloon of the day onto Chelsea Frank’s arm Saturday as part of a fundraising event for the Elizabeth Fry Society. - Carli Berry/Capital News

99 red balloons: Kelowna tattoo shop supports women’s programs

99 red balloons were etched onto 99 people by Jays and Arrows Tattoo Inc.

Darcy Cameron, owner of Jays and Arrows Tattooing Inc., etches his second red balloon of the day onto Chelsea Frank’s arm Saturday as part of a fundraising event for the Elizabeth Fry Society. - Carli Berry/Capital News
Silvana Kaufmann adjusts a pair of boots during the Spring Closet Cleanout at the Laurel Packinghouse Saturday. - Carli Berry/Capital News

Kelowna flea market vendors adopt the Marie Kondo method

While cleaning out their cluttered homes, vendors said it’s a good way to recycle

Silvana Kaufmann adjusts a pair of boots during the Spring Closet Cleanout at the Laurel Packinghouse Saturday. - Carli Berry/Capital News
Cold weather delays Lake Country kangaroo farm’s opening

Cold weather delays Lake Country kangaroo farm’s opening

The Kangaroo Creek Farm will open later for the first time since its inception

Cold weather delays Lake Country kangaroo farm’s opening
Stores moving in to Kelowna’s revamped downtown mall

Stores moving in to Kelowna’s revamped downtown mall

The District, located on Bernard Avenue, has been renovated

Stores moving in to Kelowna’s revamped downtown mall
Okanagan Safe Harbour in Lake Country may be getting a floating dock. - Regional District of the Central Okanagan

Floating to new heights: Okanagan Centre safe harbour may be getting a floating dock

$50,000 has been outlined in the regional district’s budget for a floating dock

Okanagan Safe Harbour in Lake Country may be getting a floating dock. - Regional District of the Central Okanagan
Central Okanagan Public Schools students got a taste of what it’s like to deal with a code blue situation at Kelowna General Hospital on Friday as part of the Health Care Career Day. (Justin Schneider)

Kelowna high school students react to code blue at KGH

The mock code blue was part of a career day at Kelowna’s hospital

Central Okanagan Public Schools students got a taste of what it’s like to deal with a code blue situation at Kelowna General Hospital on Friday as part of the Health Care Career Day. (Justin Schneider)
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Kelowna safe for women, but not great for full-time employment

Kelowna was ranked 16th out of 26 cities in a recent gender gap report

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Gwen Lamont with her twins Eain and Gwendy. (contributed)

International Women’s Day: Renowned Kelowna artist remembered

Gwen Lamont spent 30 years in Kelowna and is a crucial part of its history

Gwen Lamont with her twins Eain and Gwendy. (contributed)
Lake Country council tightens restrictions around pool construction

Lake Country council tightens restrictions around pool construction

Council approved of a new building permit Tuesday night

Lake Country council tightens restrictions around pool construction
A couple is volunteering to help low-income folk in Lake Country with their tax forms. (File photo)

Filing taxes too expensive? This couple is helping out Lake Country residents

Leona and Dave Hawker have been helping low-income individuals file their taxes

A couple is volunteering to help low-income folk in Lake Country with their tax forms. (File photo)
Gord Lovegrove, associate professor of engineering at UBC Okanagan and co-housing project leader, presents to a Kelowna audience during a co-housing public engagement session Wednesday at the Innovation Centre. - Carli Berry/Capital News

Pitching sustainability: co-housing project gathers significant interest in Kelowna

The auditorium seats in The Innovation Centre were nearly full during a co-housing forum

Gord Lovegrove, associate professor of engineering at UBC Okanagan and co-housing project leader, presents to a Kelowna audience during a co-housing public engagement session Wednesday at the Innovation Centre. - Carli Berry/Capital News
Students from Chute Lake Elementary watch robots battle as part of the annual Sumo Bots tournament, held Wednesday at Hollywood Road Education Centre. - Carli Berry/Capital News

Battle bots: Kelowna students learn to code through combating robots

The fourth annual Sumo Bots tournament for Central Okanagan students was held Wednesday

Students from Chute Lake Elementary watch robots battle as part of the annual Sumo Bots tournament, held Wednesday at Hollywood Road Education Centre. - Carli Berry/Capital News
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$120,000 for interactive art display at Kelowna park

The art display gathered a significant amount of attention online at Boyce Gyro Beach Park

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New Lake Country middle school features transforming classrooms

New Lake Country middle school features transforming classrooms

Garage-like shutters will connect classrooms, so they can be opened to create larger spaces

New Lake Country middle school features transforming classrooms