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Kelowna wants youths to better their neighbourhoods

Kelowna wants youths to better their neighbourhoods

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

Kelowna wants youths to better their neighbourhoods

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

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.

Search and Rescue hunting for new recruits
First-year BSc students (from left) Thomas Girard

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.

First-year BSc students (from left) Thomas Girard
Suspect car in possible kidnapping attempt

Possible kidnapping of young girl thwarted

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

Suspect car in possible kidnapping attempt
Knox Mtn. Park overlooking Kelowna

Upper Knox Mtn Drive closed for winter

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

Knox Mtn. Park overlooking Kelowna
Fraudster group nabbed in Kelowna

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.

Fraudster group nabbed in Kelowna
One Bag Challenge: Geoff from Metro Community (left)

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.

One Bag Challenge: Geoff from Metro Community (left)
Pistols turned into the Kelowna RCMP during the October 2016 amnesty. The three .22 calibre pistols (centre) were said to be hand made during the early war period. The pistol in the upper right side is an air pistol

Vintage hand guns turned in during RCMP gun amnesty

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

Pistols turned into the Kelowna RCMP during the October 2016 amnesty. The three .22 calibre pistols (centre) were said to be hand made during the early war period. The pistol in the upper right side is an air pistol
Engineering students Sneha Philip (laft) and Saveena Kahlon conduct lab work at UBC Okanagan. The School of Engineering hosts its inaugural open house Nov. 19.

Open house at UBCO School of Engineering

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

Engineering students Sneha Philip (laft) and Saveena Kahlon conduct lab work at UBC Okanagan. The School of Engineering hosts its inaugural open house Nov. 19.
Nick Blackwell

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.

Nick Blackwell

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.

Remembrance Ceremony at UBC Okanagan

Soldiers remembered with service at UBCO, Wednesday

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

Remembrance Ceremony at UBC Okanagan
UBC Okanagan director of athletics Rob Johnson

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

UBC Okanagan director of athletics Rob Johnson
UBC researchers have developed a program that provides tools for blue-collar workers to take off their boots and get some physical exercise.

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.

UBC researchers have developed a program that provides tools for blue-collar workers to take off their boots and get some physical exercise.
On Oct. 31

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

On Oct. 31
Deborah Roberts

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.

Deborah Roberts
Gord Downie interview on CBC to air Thursday Oct. 13.

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

Gord Downie interview on CBC to air Thursday Oct. 13.
WestJet

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.

WestJet
Lara St. John

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.

Lara St. John