Isabella Harmel

Glasses clink during a wine tasting at West Kelowna's Grizzly Winery on April 13, 2021. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)

Discounted wine tours offered to Okanagan emergency, health-care workers

The owners wanted to support firefighters, nurses in this troubling time

Glasses clink during a wine tasting at West Kelowna's Grizzly Winery on April 13, 2021. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)
The Kelowna Rockets' Pavel Novak. (Contributed)

4 Kelowna Rockets heading to NHL training camps

Pavel Novak, Tyson Feist, Trevor Wong and Noah Dorey will be attending training camps this September

The Kelowna Rockets' Pavel Novak. (Contributed)
Kelowna Fire Department fire truck. (Photo - Capital News)

Injured hiker rescued and taken to Kelowna General Hospital

The fire department was dispatched to Dilworth’s Mount Baldy this morning

Kelowna Fire Department fire truck. (Photo - Capital News)
Nurses locking arms in front of a crowd of over 1000 anti-vaccine passport protesters on Sept. 1, 2021. (Twila Amato/Black Press Media)

Fundraiser set up to support Kelowna healthcare workers after anti-vax protests

Donations will go to Kelowna General Hospital

Nurses locking arms in front of a crowd of over 1000 anti-vaccine passport protesters on Sept. 1, 2021. (Twila Amato/Black Press Media)
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McCulloch road shut for repaving

A detour will be in place for non-local traffic

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City of West Kelowna. (Phil McLachlan/Black Press Media file)

West Kelowna awarded $190k to combat homelessness

The money will pay to hire a bylaw officer through August 2022

City of West Kelowna. (Phil McLachlan/Black Press Media file)
COSAR volunteers outside Kelowna Chevrolet with their new truck (Contributed)

Okanagan search and rescue gifted new truck

Kelowna Chevrolet helped cover 50% of the cost, and the other half was paid for by donations

COSAR volunteers outside Kelowna Chevrolet with their new truck (Contributed)
The pool and aquatics centre are among the services effected by the closure (Kelly Pape photo)

Annual maintenance prompts closure for Parkinson Rec Centre pools

Parts of the facility will be closed between August 30 and September 19

The pool and aquatics centre are among the services effected by the closure (Kelly Pape photo)
The team (from left to right) Jeff Wills, Cam McMillan, Kris Childe, Jason Lanki, Mike Romer, and their scorekeeper Samantha. (Contributed)

Kelowna golfers tee up for national championships

The team will compete on the Cabot Links Golf Course in Nova Scotia this October

The team (from left to right) Jeff Wills, Cam McMillan, Kris Childe, Jason Lanki, Mike Romer, and their scorekeeper Samantha. (Contributed)
Bright Jenny is located at 984 Laurel Avenue in Kelowna. (Isabella Harmel/Capital News)

Kelowna coffee shop offers free coffee, workspace to wildfire evacuees

Bright Jenny Coffee is inviting evacuees in, ‘treat this place like an extension of your home’

Bright Jenny is located at 984 Laurel Avenue in Kelowna. (Isabella Harmel/Capital News)
The McDonald’s at 1746 Water Street was vacant for 13 years before its demolition in November 2020. (Twila Amato/Black Press Media)

Kelowna lists vacant downtown McDonald’s, Husky sites for over $11M

The long-vacant properties are being listed together with potential for ‘groundbreaking future development’

The McDonald’s at 1746 Water Street was vacant for 13 years before its demolition in November 2020. (Twila Amato/Black Press Media)
A map showing COVID-19 weekly case counts in the B.C. Interior between Aug. 8 and 14. (BCCDC)

More record-breaking weekly COVID-19 numbers for the Central Okanagan

The Central Okanagan region contains 25% of B.C.’s cases despite only containing 4% of the population

A map showing COVID-19 weekly case counts in the B.C. Interior between Aug. 8 and 14. (BCCDC)
Kelowna is the fourth stop on Kenton Zerbin’s tour across the country. (Kenton Zerbin photo)

Tiny house workshop shows Kelowna residents how to downsize

The three-day workshop taught students the basics of building a tiny house

Kelowna is the fourth stop on Kenton Zerbin’s tour across the country. (Kenton Zerbin photo)
Reece Farkash illustrated and wrote the book himself. (Contributed)

Kelowna author publishes children’s book on joy, acceptance

An Ant Named Miko is the first book in the Small Adventures series

Reece Farkash illustrated and wrote the book himself. (Contributed)
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East Kelowna road traffic slowed for paving

June Springs Road will be down to single-lane traffic between Aug. 16 and 19

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Mission Creek Greenway Bridge. (Contributed)

Portion of Kelowna’s Mission Creek Greenway closed for flood repairs

The park will be closed near Hollywood road starting August 16

Mission Creek Greenway Bridge. (Contributed)
Get ready for the fringe that roared, hitting the stages across the Okanagan on September 15(New Vintage Theatre)

Kelowna Fringe Festival returns to Central Okanagan this fall after year-long pandemic hiatus

The Kelowna Fringe Festival will feature 26 vastly different performances from comedic to touching

Get ready for the fringe that roared, hitting the stages across the Okanagan on September 15(New Vintage Theatre)
Dr. Rob Shaw will perform in the 2020 Summer Paralympics. (UBC Okanagan)

UBC Okanagan alum goes for gold at Paralympics

Dr. Rob Shaw will compete in the singles wheelchair tennis event

Dr. Rob Shaw will perform in the 2020 Summer Paralympics. (UBC Okanagan)
George Morgan is headed to the University of British Columbia this fall. (Contributed)

West Kelowna student earns $8K scholarship

He received this money through the Foresters Financial scholarship program

George Morgan is headed to the University of British Columbia this fall. (Contributed)
Auditions are open to any local talent (Kelowna Actors Studio)

Kelowna Actors Studio looking for new talent after extensive hiatus

Actors are needed for Legally Blonde, The Sound Of Music, Ghost! and more

Auditions are open to any local talent (Kelowna Actors Studio)