Jacqueline Gelineau

(Jen Zielinski/Capital News)

Heavy traffic on bridge into West Kelowna may impact holiday cheer

The tree lighting ceremony that is being held at 6p.m. at the Westbank Center.

(Jen Zielinski/Capital News)
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Healthcare workers with psychopathic tendencies less willing to help patients in pain: UBCO study

Psychopathy is characterized by a lack of empathy and manipulative or antisocial behaviour

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(Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)

Have an ice day: Stuart Park skating rink now open downtown Kelowna

Rentals are available at the rink from 11a.m. until 8p.m., daily

(Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)
Lux Quality Homes claims that they were broken into on Dec. 1. (Brad McNaughton/Submitted)
Lux Quality Homes claims that they were broken into on Dec. 1. (Brad McNaughton/Submitted)
The fundraiser Justice for Harmandeep Kaur is online at gofundme.com. (GoFundMe)

Preliminary trial date set for man accused of killing UBC Okanagan security guard

Dante Ognibene-Hebbourn is charged with the death of Harmandeep Kaur

The fundraiser Justice for Harmandeep Kaur is online at gofundme.com. (GoFundMe)
(Jake Courtepatte)

UPDATE: Extinguished, smoke and flames seen from building in North Kelowna

Fire crews are responding to the structure fire on Adams Road

(Jake Courtepatte)
The Okanagan Connector. (Kathy Smythe Sheppard/Facebook)
The Okanagan Connector. (Kathy Smythe Sheppard/Facebook)
In this photo taken by an individual not employed by the Associated Press and obtained by the AP outside Iran, Iranians protests the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini after she was detained by the morality police in Tehran, Thursday, Oct. 27, 2022. Foreign Affairs Minister Mélanie Joly says Canada is adding Iran’s national police force and an Iranian international university to its sanctions list. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Middle East Images)

Death of child at hands of Islamic republic hits close to home for Kelowna’s Iranians

UBCO is hosting an event in support of the revolution in Iran on Dec. 5

In this photo taken by an individual not employed by the Associated Press and obtained by the AP outside Iran, Iranians protests the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini after she was detained by the morality police in Tehran, Thursday, Oct. 27, 2022. Foreign Affairs Minister Mélanie Joly says Canada is adding Iran’s national police force and an Iranian international university to its sanctions list. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Middle East Images)
(Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)

Hallmark-worthy Tree of Hope lights up Kelowna’s Landmark District

There will be another tree lighting at the downtown Christmas market Kelowna on Dec. 3

(Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)
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Central Okanagan teacher suspended after 4th ‘unprofessional’ incident

Douglas Sergei David Ryga a music teacher has been suspended for six days

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Brar said that it can also be difficult for women to find guidance and mentorship from people who have had a successful career in politics. (Amarit Brar/Submitted)

Politicians in Kelowna still looking to break down patriarchal barriers, misogyny

Only two women were elected in the October municipal election, out of eight council spots

Brar said that it can also be difficult for women to find guidance and mentorship from people who have had a successful career in politics. (Amarit Brar/Submitted)
(Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)

Salted liquorice, horchata, pierogis and music: Multiculturalism celebrated at Kelowna school

The Okanagan Mission Secondary School Multicultural Expo was Nov. 23

(Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)
The Outreach Overdose Prevention Services (OOPS) team assembling harm reduction kits alongside peers with lived experience. (Bridge Outreach Services/Submitted)

Harm reduction kits to be available for delivery to Central Okanagan homes

The Bridge Outreach team will discreetly deliver items like fentanyl test strips, syringes and sharps bins

The Outreach Overdose Prevention Services (OOPS) team assembling harm reduction kits alongside peers with lived experience. (Bridge Outreach Services/Submitted)
A Journey Home spokesman said there are about 130 people experiencing homelessness in Kelowna. (Black Press/File photo)

New program shows real-time availability of shelter beds in Kelowna

On Nov.22, at 2p.m. Kelowna had two shelter beds available for adults

A Journey Home spokesman said there are about 130 people experiencing homelessness in Kelowna. (Black Press/File photo)
Harmeet Garg, an international student from India currently living in Kelowna was awarded the Webster Trophy after a national competition. (Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)

Okanagan College student wins title of Canada’s Top General Avation Pilot

Harmeet Garg has brought the trophy to Kelowna for the first time ever

Harmeet Garg, an international student from India currently living in Kelowna was awarded the Webster Trophy after a national competition. (Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)
Police presence downtown Merritt on Nov. 21 (Kathy Cameron/Facebook)

Merritt Christmas tree light-up cancelled due to safety concerns

The decision comes after several shootings and search warrant executions throughout the past week

Police presence downtown Merritt on Nov. 21 (Kathy Cameron/Facebook)
Lorence Williams was charged after an incident that resulted in a death in Rutland on May 30, 2021. (Kelowna RCMP/Submitted)

Preliminary trial begins for Kelowna man charged with Rutland murder

Lorence Williams was charged with second degree murder after a May 30, 2021 incident

Lorence Williams was charged after an incident that resulted in a death in Rutland on May 30, 2021. (Kelowna RCMP/Submitted)
Kelowna on Nov. 21, 2022 (Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)

Sprinkle of fresh snow over Kelowna, Lake Country

Temperatures will rise until Friday, Nov. 25, with a high of 5C

Kelowna on Nov. 21, 2022 (Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)
RCMP on scene at a backyard in Merritt. (Anastasia Cash)

Armed RCMP surrounded a home in Merritt following multiple shots fired

The 1700 block of Nicola Avenue was shut down by Merritt RCMP on Nov. 18

RCMP on scene at a backyard in Merritt. (Anastasia Cash)
Heavy police presence in Merritt after shots fired

Flash bangs and snipers in Merritt neighbourhood standoff

The 1700 block of Nicola Avenue was shut down by Merritt RCMP after gunshots earlier in the day

Heavy police presence in Merritt after shots fired