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Foundry Kelowna’s Wellness on Wheels project will be the host of the clinic (Twila Amato/Black Press Media)

Foundry rolls out pop-up vaccine clinic in West Kelowna

On July 28, those eligible can receive their first or second dose in West Kelowna

Foundry Kelowna’s Wellness on Wheels project will be the host of the clinic (Twila Amato/Black Press Media)
The two competitions will be held in September (Lexi Bainas/Black Press file photo)

Volunteers needed for Penticton’s Granfondo, Ironman events

The large events are important for Penticton’s economic recovery, mayor says

The two competitions will be held in September (Lexi Bainas/Black Press file photo)
City hall will be closed all day for B.C. day (Michael Rodriguez/Capital News)
City hall will be closed for B.C. Day on Aug. 2. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital News)

Civic closures in Kelowna for B.C. Day

Certain city services will be operating under limited hours this August 2

City hall will be closed all day for B.C. day (Michael Rodriguez/Capital News)
City hall will be closed for B.C. Day on Aug. 2. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital News)
Youth move and groove to live music at the Island Stage at Waterfront Park on July 7. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)
Music in the Park is a free event for all ages (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)

West Kelowna adds more Music in the Park dates

There will be two performances, food trucks and children’s activities

Youth move and groove to live music at the Island Stage at Waterfront Park on July 7. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)
Music in the Park is a free event for all ages (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)
Kris Mallette at Prospera Place on Feb. 28, 2020, in Kelowna. (Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze)

Kelowna Rockets coach headed to Calgary for Hockey Canada camp

Kris Mallette joins coaching staff for Canada’s National Men’s Under-18 Team summer camp

Kris Mallette at Prospera Place on Feb. 28, 2020, in Kelowna. (Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze)
Marc Ledger (left) presents a cheque to Kane Blake (right) (Facebook)

Okanagan non-profit that cleans up illegal dump sites rewarded with $10k donation

The Okanagan Forest Task Force helps clean up local backcountry and stop the spread of forest fires

Marc Ledger (left) presents a cheque to Kane Blake (right) (Facebook)
Participants can purchase kindness cards to support the Boys and Girls club (Crystal Flaman/Contributed)

Random acts of kindness movement lands in Kelowna

The 10 million acts of kindness movement asks a million people to do 10 acts of kindness each

Participants can purchase kindness cards to support the Boys and Girls club (Crystal Flaman/Contributed)
Bikes are available to rent at the base of Knox Mountain. (Black Press Media file)

Kelowna accessible bike rental company receives $15K investment

Interior Savings’ donation will help make bikes accessible to all Kelowna residents

Bikes are available to rent at the base of Knox Mountain. (Black Press Media file)
Kelowna Actors Studio. (Contributed)

Curtains rise for Kelowna Actors Studio this fall

The local theatre group will put on its first show in more than 17 months in October

Kelowna Actors Studio. (Contributed)
Smoke from regional fires choked the air of much of the Pacific Northwest for several days. Courtesy photo

Smoky skies loom over Okanagan Valley

Environment Canada urges residents to stay safe, as smoke blankets the region

Smoke from regional fires choked the air of much of the Pacific Northwest for several days. Courtesy photo
The Prospera Foundation has been running since 1992. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital New)

Prospera pledges $500,000 to B.C. based buisnesses

The foundation supports local initiatives and businesses, like the Central Okanagan Food bank

The Prospera Foundation has been running since 1992. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital New)
Mitchell, Malcom and Maria will be selling lemonade for the rest of the summer (Suzanne White)

Summerland siblings get entrepreneurial for a good cause

All proceeds from the Jonson family lemon-aid stand go to support Heart for Lebanon

Mitchell, Malcom and Maria will be selling lemonade for the rest of the summer (Suzanne White)
Nk’Mip Creek wildfire pictured from Osoyoos on July 20. (Brenda Lee photo)

Incoming winds expected to increase wildfire activity in the B.C. Interior

The BC Wildfire Service has issued a wind advisory for Interior, southeastern B.C.

Nk’Mip Creek wildfire pictured from Osoyoos on July 20. (Brenda Lee photo)
An aerial view of Kelowna’s Meet Me on Bernard program. (City of Kelowna/Contributed)

Kelowna residents encouraged to get ‘eventive’ this summer

The city is looking to establish Kelowna’s ‘signature event,’ and wants residents to share their ideas

An aerial view of Kelowna’s Meet Me on Bernard program. (City of Kelowna/Contributed)
The new Rockets coach hopes to bring his Alberta success to the Kelowna arena (Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze)

Kelowna Rockets bring on new coach

The Kelowna Rockets have hired Josh MacNevin as assistant coach for the 2021/22 season

The new Rockets coach hopes to bring his Alberta success to the Kelowna arena (Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze)

Lower Mission bridge temporarily closed for construction

The Lakeshore Bridge over Bellevue Creek one-way traffic only while upgrades are being completed

Anyone with information is asked to call Nanaimo RCMP at 250-754-2345 or contact Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800-222-8477 or submitting a tip online at www.nanaimocrimestoppers.com.

Kelowna RCMP look for car that may have hit a teen on a skateboard

The hit and run took place on Thomspon Road at 10:00p.m.

Anyone with information is asked to call Nanaimo RCMP at 250-754-2345 or contact Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800-222-8477 or submitting a tip online at www.nanaimocrimestoppers.com.
30 days free storage available at the Kelowna or West Kelowna U-Haul(Black Press File Photo)

U-Haul Kelowna offers free storage to those displaced by wildfires

Over 300 communities are on evacuation alert as of July 15

30 days free storage available at the Kelowna or West Kelowna U-Haul(Black Press File Photo)
Frida. Facebook.

Rescue dog from Mexico lost in Lake Country

The rescue has been missing for three nights as of July 15

Frida. Facebook.
The Scavenger hunt will include prizes from local businesses (Elevation Outdoors)

The Great Kelowna Scavenger Hunt returns for its second year

The event will take place downtown Kelowna on August 14

The Scavenger hunt will include prizes from local businesses (Elevation Outdoors)