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Brad Zawislak is the fifth victim of the crane collapse in Kelowna. (GoFundMe image)

5th victim from Kelowna crane collapse identified

Brad Zawislak was working in an office next door to the crane when it collapsed

Brad Zawislak is the fifth victim of the crane collapse in Kelowna. (GoFundMe image)
Bradley Furman, 30, broke into tears as BC Supreme Court Justice Clarke Burnett sentenced him to a total of 38 months in prison on Tuesday, Feb. 11. (File Photo)

Ex-West Kelowna teacher who sexually exploited student released after 1 year in jail

Bradley Furman is being released from prison with conditions

Bradley Furman, 30, broke into tears as BC Supreme Court Justice Clarke Burnett sentenced him to a total of 38 months in prison on Tuesday, Feb. 11. (File Photo)
Wildfire rescues pets in Lytton. (GoFundMe)

Animal Food Bank looks to help pets of B.C. fire evacuees

The Animal Food Bank has started a GoFundMe

Wildfire rescues pets in Lytton. (GoFundMe)
Central Okanagan Search and Rescue responded to the Kettle Valley Rail Trail twice within 24 hours on July 13 and 14. (COSAR/Instagram)

2 rescues in 2 days on Kettle Valley Rail Trail

Two mountain bikers were injured

Central Okanagan Search and Rescue responded to the Kettle Valley Rail Trail twice within 24 hours on July 13 and 14. (COSAR/Instagram)
A helicopter drops water on the Becker Lake fire in Vernon, above Pottery Road, Saturday, July 10. (Tyler Martin/Instagram tylermartinphoto)

RCMP investigate drone flying over Becker Lake fire near Vernon

The drone caused fire crews to suspend airplanes working to suppress the blaze

A helicopter drops water on the Becker Lake fire in Vernon, above Pottery Road, Saturday, July 10. (Tyler Martin/Instagram tylermartinphoto)
Emergency crews responding to a downtown Kelowna construction site after a crane fell on Monday, July 12. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital News)

Multiple deaths reported after ‘catastrophic’ crane collapse in Kelowna

The City of Kelowna has declared a local state of emergency, several buildings remain evacuated

Emergency crews responding to a downtown Kelowna construction site after a crane fell on Monday, July 12. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital News)
(Rochelle Hu Dutta/ Facebook)

Bears seen wandering Kelowna’s Hall Road area

Two bears were seen Wednesday morning

(Rochelle Hu Dutta/ Facebook)
Traffic blocked on Dilworth Drive. (Twila Amato/Capital News)

UPDATE: Grass fire on Dilworth not suspicious, Kelowna fire crews say

The blaze sparked just before 2 p.m. near Cassiar Court

Traffic blocked on Dilworth Drive. (Twila Amato/Capital News)
The view from Landmark 7. (Jen Zielinski/Black Press Media)

Kelowna’s tallest ‘Landmark’ nears completion

Landmark 7 is to be completed in May 2022

The view from Landmark 7. (Jen Zielinski/Black Press Media)
Sparks Lake wildfire. (BC Wildfire/ Twitter)

Wildfire near Kamloops now 750 hectares, evacuation order issued

The blaze sparked Monday afternoon and quickly grew out of control

Sparks Lake wildfire. (BC Wildfire/ Twitter)
(BC Wildfire)

2 more wildfires spark near Kamloops

BC Wildfire is reporting two small blazes near Kamloops

(BC Wildfire)
BC Wildfire

Helicopter douses small blaze off Highway 97C near West Kelowna

The fire grew to 10 metres by 10 metres

BC Wildfire
BC Wildfire near Merritt. BC Wildfire Service.

Wildfire off Highway 97C near Merritt under control

The fire started abotu 2 p.m. Monday

BC Wildfire near Merritt. BC Wildfire Service.
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 Chris Bryson/Facebook

Fire above Peachland now under control

BC Wildfire has been called in to assist local fire crews with blaze

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 Chris Bryson/Facebook
 Chris Bryson/Facebook
Grass fire West Kelowna. Dave Ogilvie
 Grass fire West Kelowna. Dave Ogilvie
 Grass fire West Kelowna. Dave Ogilvie

West Kelowna fire crews extinguish blaze spreading towards homes

The blaze is burning near the Walmart of Louie Drive

Grass fire West Kelowna. Dave Ogilvie
 Grass fire West Kelowna. Dave Ogilvie
 Grass fire West Kelowna. Dave Ogilvie
Samara Haverko, one of three Grade 12 students who died in a tragic single-vehicle crash on May 26. (GoFundMe - Contributed)

$83,000 raised for families of Kelowna grads killed in car crash

A GoFundMe was launched to support the families with expenses following the deaths of the teens

Samara Haverko, one of three Grade 12 students who died in a tragic single-vehicle crash on May 26. (GoFundMe - Contributed)
Stay cool and hydrated this weekend. (Aaron Hemens/Kelowna Capital News)

Dangerous heat wave warning issued for B.C. Interior

Temperatures to reach 40 C for Okanagan Valley, Nicola, South Thompson, Shuswap, Boundary and West Kootenay

Stay cool and hydrated this weekend. (Aaron Hemens/Kelowna Capital News)
People at the beach in front of Discovery Bay Resort on Tuesday, July 14. (Michael Rodriguez - Capital News)

Heat wave forecast for Okanagan-Shuswap

Temperatures are forecast to hit record breaking highs this week

People at the beach in front of Discovery Bay Resort on Tuesday, July 14. (Michael Rodriguez - Capital News)
Flames shoot from the roof of a home on Hallam Drive as Lake Country firefighters battle a blaze on June, 17 2021. (Amandalina Letterio/ Capital News)

Lake Country home destroyed in large blaze, 11 dogs rescued

Fire crews are responding to 10839 Hallam Drive

Flames shoot from the roof of a home on Hallam Drive as Lake Country firefighters battle a blaze on June, 17 2021. (Amandalina Letterio/ Capital News)
Bear wanders Kelowna on June 15. (Michelle Wallace/Facebook)

Bear climbs fence, uses crosswalk in Kelowna

The bear was spotted on Baron Road Wednesday evening

Bear wanders Kelowna on June 15. (Michelle Wallace/Facebook)