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Kelowna wants youths to better their neighbourhoods

Matching grants of up to $1,000 for youth-driven projects in the city.

Community mail boxes targeted in Peachland

RCMP recommend that Peachland residents remain vigilant and report suspicious activity related to their community mail boxes.

Search and Rescue hunting for new recruits

Recruits will have backcountry knowledge, be physically fit, team player and have time to commit to giving back to their community.

Thorpe scholarhips to twice as many UBC Westside students

Students on the Westside of Okanagan Lake, from Penticton to Killiney Beach, are eligible for the $2,500 scholarships.

Possible kidnapping of young girl thwarted

Police want to speak with two men in dark blue hatchback.

Upper Knox Mtn Drive closed for winter

Trails remain open through the winter. The lower portion of the drive will close Nov. 25.

Window shutter shot at S. Rutland Elementary over weekend

RCMP ask for public's assistance, after a window was shot at sometime over the past weekend at a elementary school on Mallach Road.

Take the challenge: Donate a sleeping bag this week

Homelessness is a problem with many possible solutions, but a tangible one is to provide sleeping bags.

Vintage hand guns turned in during RCMP gun amnesty

People recognize that unwanted weapons in homes are a potential hazard.

Open house at UBCO School of Engineering

Learn what the engineers are doing at UBCO, Nov. 19

Track local media with UBCO crowdsourcing map

The crowd-sourced map lets people track changes to media—like this newspaper—and comment on what’s going on.

Movie filming in Kelowna Saturday night

City Park will be open but the pedestrian tunnel under Wlm. R. Bennett Bridge will be subject to delays.

Soldiers remembered with service at UBCO, Wednesday

UBCO hosts its 11th Remembrance ceremony, Nov. 9 at the Kelowna campus courtyard.

UBCO nabs a keeper in Capri scholarship recipient, Nicholas Reitsma

Nicholas Reitsma will continue his academic and athletic focus with a scholarship to UBCO from Capri Insurance in Kelowna

UBCO research finds ways to increase health of blue-collar workers

UBC Okanagan nursing prof Joan Bottorff investigated ways to get working men to eat healthy foods and get exercise through their day.

Churches are together in hope

The Reformation's 500th anniversary will be marked Oct. 31 with a common prayer in Sweden, live-streamed at Peace Lutheran Church in Vernon

UBCO identifies bacteria linked to acid-rock drainage at mines

Two types of microbes were identified that contribute to the rapid production of acid in mine tailing ponds.

Gord Downie cements legacy with truth and reconciliation fund

Gord Downie & Chanie Wenjack Fund recognizes wounds that will take generations to heal. Watch him interviewed tonight on CBC's The Nation

Customer perception makes a corporate reputation fly or die

Corporate social responsibility is the new business buzz word to tell one and all how you're business ethics are perceived.

Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto opens OSO season in Kelowna

The Okanagan Symphony Orchestra welcomes Canadian violinist Lara St. John for concerts in Kelowna, Penticton and Vernon.