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The West Kelowna Warriors Teddy Bear toss in Royal LePage Place in 2018. (Photo: Tami Quan Photography)

Sports Weekend Preview: Kelowna Rockets head south, West Kelowna Warriors host teddy bear toss night

The Warriors will try to hand Penticton their first loss of the season on Saturday night

The West Kelowna Warriors Teddy Bear toss in Royal LePage Place in 2018. (Photo: Tami Quan Photography)
Bert Evans (90), and his daughter Sandi (71), have been going to Kelowna Rockets game for the last 18 years, having seasons tickets for 15 of them. (Jordy Cunningham/Kelowna Capital News)

Father-daughter duo have been going to Kelowna Rockets games for last 18 years

Bert and Sandi Evans have had Kelowna Rockets season tickets for the last 15 years

Bert Evans (90), and his daughter Sandi (71), have been going to Kelowna Rockets game for the last 18 years, having seasons tickets for 15 of them. (Jordy Cunningham/Kelowna Capital News)
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Morning Start: How ants sleep

Your morning start for Friday, Dec. 2

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Okanagan College and the Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association have collaborated on a new 26 week program (Okanagan College/Contributed)

Reducing hospitality and tourism work shortages the goal in Okanagan College partnership

While the initial program has started, it will be offered three more times over the next two years

Okanagan College and the Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association have collaborated on a new 26 week program (Okanagan College/Contributed)
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Morning Start: California as a country

Your morning start for Thursday, Dec. 1

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The 22nd annual Tiny Tim Charity Breakfast for the Salvation Army took place at the Coast Capri Hotel on Wednesday, Nov. 30. (Jordy Cunningham/Capital News)

PHOTOS: 22nd annual Tiny Tim Charity Breakfast returns to Kelowna

Thousands of dollars, more than 1,200 toys expected to be donated, final numbers not yet announced

The 22nd annual Tiny Tim Charity Breakfast for the Salvation Army took place at the Coast Capri Hotel on Wednesday, Nov. 30. (Jordy Cunningham/Capital News)
Two of the top prospects in hockey battled it out at Prospera Place on Tuesday night.(@Kelowna_Rockets/Twitter)

Cristall wins the battle, Bedard wins the war as Kelowna Rockets fall in front of sold-out crowd

Rockets forward Andrew Cristall collected four points but Connor Bedard extended his point streak

Two of the top prospects in hockey battled it out at Prospera Place on Tuesday night.(@Kelowna_Rockets/Twitter)
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Morning Start: Hockey and Sesame Street

Your morning start for Wednesday, Nov. 30

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Michelle Webber started the spin-a-thon during the pandemic and made it a yearly event to raise money for Easter Seals. (Contributed)

The more you spin, the more you raise: Kelowna woman raised more than $16,000 for Easter Seals

Michelle Webber started the spin-a-thon during the pandemic and has turned it into an annual event

Michelle Webber started the spin-a-thon during the pandemic and made it a yearly event to raise money for Easter Seals. (Contributed)
Niteo Africa and the Rotary Club of Kelowna packed 20,000 pounds of books to send to Uganda for children’s literacy. (Rotary Club of Kelowna/Contributed)

Kelowna charity that sends books to Africa receives donation from Rotary

Niteo Africa sends books to Uganda, Africa to help children’s literacy

Niteo Africa and the Rotary Club of Kelowna packed 20,000 pounds of books to send to Uganda for children’s literacy. (Rotary Club of Kelowna/Contributed)
The Kelowna Rockets host hockey’s top prospect Connor Bedard (pictured) and the Regina Pats on Tuesday night (Nov. 29) in front of the first sellout at Prospera Place in 2019 (Regan Bartel/Kelowna Rockets)

Kelowna Rockets welcome the Bedard show to town in first sellout since 2019

The Rockets also had the hot stove cooking on Monday

The Kelowna Rockets host hockey’s top prospect Connor Bedard (pictured) and the Regina Pats on Tuesday night (Nov. 29) in front of the first sellout at Prospera Place in 2019 (Regan Bartel/Kelowna Rockets)
The Coquihalla Highway at 9:09 a.m. on Tuesday morning (Nov. 29). The Coq and the Okanagan Connector are expecting 20-35 centimetres of snow over the next 24 hours. (DriveBC)

STORM WATCH: 20-35 cm of snow expected on major B.C. Interior highways

Eastern Fraser Valley municipalities also affected

The Coquihalla Highway at 9:09 a.m. on Tuesday morning (Nov. 29). The Coq and the Okanagan Connector are expecting 20-35 centimetres of snow over the next 24 hours. (DriveBC)
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Morning Start: Walmarts in America

Your morning start for Tuesday, Nov. 29

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Best friends and two of the top prospects in hockey: Kelowna Rockets forward Andrew Cristall (left) and Regina Pats forward Connor Bedard are set to each each other for the first time in their WHL careers. (Regan Bartel/Kelowna Rockets)

Top hockey prospects, best friends Bedard and Cristall set to battle it out in Kelowna

Rockets and Pats forwards first and second in WHL scoring

Best friends and two of the top prospects in hockey: Kelowna Rockets forward Andrew Cristall (left) and Regina Pats forward Connor Bedard are set to each each other for the first time in their WHL careers. (Regan Bartel/Kelowna Rockets)
The Santa Bus is returning to Kelowna for its 20th year from Dec. 4 to 10 (Alistair Waters/Capital News)

Make way for Christmas: Santa Bus returning to Kelowna for 20th year

The bus will be collecting donations from Dec. 4 to 10

The Santa Bus is returning to Kelowna for its 20th year from Dec. 4 to 10 (Alistair Waters/Capital News)
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Morning Start: Mount Everest’s height

Your morning start for Monday, Nov. 28

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The inaugural Family Winter Fest took place at the Parkinson Recreational Centre in Kelowna on Saturday, Nov. 26 (Jordy Cunningham/Kelowna Capital News)

Inaugural Family Winter Fest takes place in Kelowna

The event ran from 12–4 p.m. at the Parkinson Recreational Centre

The inaugural Family Winter Fest took place at the Parkinson Recreational Centre in Kelowna on Saturday, Nov. 26 (Jordy Cunningham/Kelowna Capital News)
The West Kelowna Daybreak Rotary is hosting their third annual ‘Wine and Dine’ at participating restaurants and liquors from Dec. 1-7 in West Kelowna, Westbank, and Peachland to raise money for the Westside Salvation Army. (West Kelowna Daybreak Rotary/Facebook)

West Kelowna Rotary ‘Wine and Dine’ returns to support Salvation Army

13 restaurants, liquor stores in West Kelowna, Westbank, Peachland will have the donation machines

The West Kelowna Daybreak Rotary is hosting their third annual ‘Wine and Dine’ at participating restaurants and liquors from Dec. 1-7 in West Kelowna, Westbank, and Peachland to raise money for the Westside Salvation Army. (West Kelowna Daybreak Rotary/Facebook)
Emily Meyer’s car and dog were stolen from her early Saturday morning (Nov. 26) close to Highway 33 and Kneller/Gerstmar Road. (Emily Meyer/Facebook)

UPDATE: Kelowna woman reunited with dog and car

The car and dog were stolen around 5:50 a.m. Saturday morning (Nov. 26)

Emily Meyer’s car and dog were stolen from her early Saturday morning (Nov. 26) close to Highway 33 and Kneller/Gerstmar Road. (Emily Meyer/Facebook)
The West Kelowna Warriors fell 2-1 to the Prince George Spruce Kings in Prince George on Friday night, Nov. 25. (@BCHLWarriors/Twitter)

West Kelowna Warriors split weekend in Prince George

The two teams meet again Saturday night in Prince George

The West Kelowna Warriors fell 2-1 to the Prince George Spruce Kings in Prince George on Friday night, Nov. 25. (@BCHLWarriors/Twitter)