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Snow hits the ground in Kelowna. (Jen Zielinski/Black Press Media)

Flurries fall on the Okanagan

Expect between 2 and 4 cm of snow on Thursday

Snow hits the ground in Kelowna. (Jen Zielinski/Black Press Media)
Kelowna RCMP stand off at home on Gordon Drive. (Jen Zielinski/ Black Press Media)

One man taken into custody after tear gas deployed during RCMP standoff in Kelowna

RCMP surrounded a home on Gordon Drive, Wednesday night

Kelowna RCMP stand off at home on Gordon Drive. (Jen Zielinski/ Black Press Media)
Chartwell Chatsworth evacuees wave goodbye and return to Merritt. (Photo/ Claire Bickley)

Kelowna and Kamloops retirement residents shelter senior Merritt evacuees

There were 16 seniors evacuated to two different retirement residences

Chartwell Chatsworth evacuees wave goodbye and return to Merritt. (Photo/ Claire Bickley)
This is one of the snow globes that is a set of four, made for 2005 retail in Canada. (Bob Little)

Penticton man’s love of snow globes brightens BGC Okanagan

A man is donating a collection of snow globes to BGC Okanagan for auction

This is one of the snow globes that is a set of four, made for 2005 retail in Canada. (Bob Little)
Visual view reveals the extent of the flooding caused by the severe precipitation that occurred last Sunday and Monday in Merritt. (Contributed)

Kelowna’s city staff in Merritt to assist with water systems following flood

City crews are working to get Merritt’s water systems running again

Visual view reveals the extent of the flooding caused by the severe precipitation that occurred last Sunday and Monday in Merritt. (Contributed)
Highway 3 closed at Hope, vehicles being turned around. (Facebook)

UPDATE: New washout closes Highway 3 between Hope and Princeton

There is no detour available at this time

Highway 3 closed at Hope, vehicles being turned around. (Facebook)
RCMP on scene of park where body was discovered. (Jen Zielinski/ Black Press Media)

Body found in Kelowna park not suspicious

The man has been identified as a 52-year-old Kelowna resident

RCMP on scene of park where body was discovered. (Jen Zielinski/ Black Press Media)
Stock photo from Unsplash.com

Kelowna’s seniors desperate for help

Seniors are in need of food and money as the cost of living continue to rise

Stock photo from Unsplash.com
Photos for Battle of the Wines were take by Jeremy Spruston.

Battle of the Wines closes out the competition across the Okanagan

Battle of the Wines has recently completed their annual series of ‘battles’

Photos for Battle of the Wines were take by Jeremy Spruston.
Fire crews at Ellis Place. (Heather Friesen/ Kelowna Capital News)

UPDATE: Ellis Place evacuated in Kelowna due to strange odour

Residents of the building were placed on buses

Fire crews at Ellis Place. (Heather Friesen/ Kelowna Capital News)
Rescue crews on Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021, in Merritt, B.C.(North Shore Rescue photo)

600 pigs and more than 100 dogs rescued from Interior B.C. flood zones

Animal Lifeline Emergency Response Team responded to both Princeton and Merritt

Rescue crews on Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021, in Merritt, B.C.(North Shore Rescue photo)
Emergency crews block off Ethel Street. (Photo/ Ann Haymond-Hill)

Explosion blows off manhole cover, followed by power outage in Kelowna

Smoke was seen coming from the manhole near Saucier Avenue

Emergency crews block off Ethel Street. (Photo/ Ann Haymond-Hill)
View above Merritt of flooding. (Facebook)

Merritt residents fleeing floods evacuate to Kelowna

Interior Health has closed the Nicola Valley Hospital

View above Merritt of flooding. (Facebook)
A man reads about the produce shortage at Save-On-Foods in Kelowna. (Aaron Hemens/ Capital News)

Product shortage at Okanagan grocery stores, due to highway closures

Save On Foods was without produce Tuesday morning

A man reads about the produce shortage at Save-On-Foods in Kelowna. (Aaron Hemens/ Capital News)
Power outages in West Kelowna.

Power outages force school closures in West Kelowna

Four elementary schools are without power

Power outages in West Kelowna.
Central Sports Club roof blown off.

Storm blows off part of Kelowna’s Central Sports Club roof

Ponto Road in Rutland blocked off due to storm

Central Sports Club roof blown off.
View above Merritt. (

Access to Merritt prohibited, care homes evacuated as flooding continues

Interior Health has closed the Nicola Valley Hospital

View above Merritt. (
Main Street in West Kelowna, where the incident occured. (Google Maps)

Man arrested following alleged break-in at West Kelowna jewlery store

A 33-year-old West Kelowna man was arrested

Main Street in West Kelowna, where the incident occured. (Google Maps)
Trees blow down on homes in Glenmore. (Karen Hill/Kelowna Capital News)

UPDATE: Intense storm blows through Kelowna, knocks out power

Trees have reportedly fallen on homes

Trees blow down on homes in Glenmore. (Karen Hill/Kelowna Capital News)
Ronda Caron took this photo of the flood in Princeton. (Facebook)

Man rescued after being swept away in Princeton flood waters; caution urged near river banks

Waters continue to rise in Princeton from the Tulameen River

Ronda Caron took this photo of the flood in Princeton. (Facebook)