Karissa Gall

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Big White will host inaugural Women’s Slopestyle Tour

Bike park announces new events, more accessible trail for 2019 season

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Closures announced for Knox Mountain Hill Climb

Access to areas around Knox Mountain will be limited between May 16 and May 21

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British Columbia Government and Service Employees Union treasurer Paul Finch speaks outside Playtime Casino in Kelowna with picketers in 2018. (File photo)

A discussion on the future of labour in the Okanagan

Envisioning Labour’s Future in the Okanagan event will take place in Kelowna on May 18

British Columbia Government and Service Employees Union treasurer Paul Finch speaks outside Playtime Casino in Kelowna with picketers in 2018. (File photo)
How to pair hotdogs with wine: sommelier

How to pair hotdogs with wine: sommelier

The Happy Gourmand pairs hotdogs with wine for barbecue season in the Okanagan

How to pair hotdogs with wine: sommelier
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Exclusive to B.C. strains from Kelowna cannabis producer to hit pot shops soon

THC Biomed announced new agreement with the BC Liquor Distribution Branch on May 9

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Rutland May Days road and parking lot closures

City recommends using active transportation to reduce congestion during the event

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VIDEO: Shimmy Mob shakes up onlookers at Stuart Park

VIDEO: Shimmy Mob shakes up onlookers at Stuart Park

The flash mob-type belly dance event took place for the first time in Kelowna on May 11

VIDEO: Shimmy Mob shakes up onlookers at Stuart Park
UPDATED: Man dies after vehicle crashes into tree, catching on fire

UPDATED: Man dies after vehicle crashes into tree, catching on fire

The incident happened in Lake Country about 11 a.m. Monday

UPDATED: Man dies after vehicle crashes into tree, catching on fire
A motorboat was seen propped up on a log boom near the Kelowna Yacht Club marina on May 12. (Submitted photo)

Motorboat crashes into log boom on Okanagan Lake

A motorboat was seen propped up on a log boom around the marina on Sunday

A motorboat was seen propped up on a log boom near the Kelowna Yacht Club marina on May 12. (Submitted photo)
Parliamentary Secretary for Emergency Preparedness Jennifer Rice was at Orchard Plaza in Kelowna May 10 to announce Mountain Equipment Co-op is the province’s newest Partner in Preparedness. (Karissa Gall-Capital News)

MEC newest one-stop shop for household emergency kits

Retailer has joined provincial Partners in Preparedness program

Parliamentary Secretary for Emergency Preparedness Jennifer Rice was at Orchard Plaza in Kelowna May 10 to announce Mountain Equipment Co-op is the province’s newest Partner in Preparedness. (Karissa Gall-Capital News)
Canadian Paralympic athlete Jimmy Pelletier is riding across Canada by hand bike to raise money for autism spectrum disorders and physical or intellectual disabilities. (Submitted photo)

Paralympian stops in Kelowna along coast-to-coast hand bike ride

Jimmy Pelletier stopped to speak with students at l’École de l’Anse-au-sable on May 10

Canadian Paralympic athlete Jimmy Pelletier is riding across Canada by hand bike to raise money for autism spectrum disorders and physical or intellectual disabilities. (Submitted photo)
An Okanagan hiker shared an image of a porcupine in a treetop on social media on May 9. She was surprised to see the robust rodent reach such heights. (Submitted photo)

Porcupine climbs up tree, surprises Kelowna hiker

‘Who knew porcupines were tree climbers?’

An Okanagan hiker shared an image of a porcupine in a treetop on social media on May 9. She was surprised to see the robust rodent reach such heights. (Submitted photo)
Comedian Bruce McCulloch of Kids in the Hall fame will perform a one-man show at Creekside Theatre on Nov. 9. Tickets go on sale on May 10. (Submitted photo)

Former Kids in the Hall actor to entertain Lake Country

Tickets for the Kids in the Hall star’s Creekside Theatre performance go on sale May 10

Comedian Bruce McCulloch of Kids in the Hall fame will perform a one-man show at Creekside Theatre on Nov. 9. Tickets go on sale on May 10. (Submitted photo)
New community garden comes to Rutland

Rutland community garden will celebrate multiculturalism

May 22 engagement session will ask residents what plants are popular in their cultures

New community garden comes to Rutland
The Salvation Army in Rutland will celebrate 100 years in the Central Okanagan with a weekend of anniversary events from May 31 to June 2. Pictured: the Salvation Army corps marches down Bernard Avenue as part of the Regatta Parade in 1985. (Facebook photo)

Salvation Army celebrates 100 years in Rutland

The Salvation Army in Rutland is celebrating 100 years of Christmas kettles…

The Salvation Army in Rutland will celebrate 100 years in the Central Okanagan with a weekend of anniversary events from May 31 to June 2. Pictured: the Salvation Army corps marches down Bernard Avenue as part of the Regatta Parade in 1985. (Facebook photo)
International tech company opens North American headquarters in Kelowna

International tech company opens North American headquarters in Kelowna

IPMC Smart Technologies celebrated the grand opening of its new Landmark Centre office on May 8

International tech company opens North American headquarters in Kelowna
Steven Randy Pirko. (Black Press Media)

Murder trial continues for man charged in 2014 Rutland murder

The trial for Steven Randy Pirko continued on May 8 with voire dire discussion about evidence

Steven Randy Pirko. (Black Press Media)
The first Urban Jars portioned meal prep program franchisee is based in Kelowna and started operations about three weeks ago. (Facebook photo)

First Urban Jars franchisee offers prepped meals, snacks in Kelowna

Katie Smith launched the first Urban Jars franchise in Kelowna about three weeks ago

The first Urban Jars portioned meal prep program franchisee is based in Kelowna and started operations about three weeks ago. (Facebook photo)
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BC Tree Fruits Cooperative purchase land in Kelowna for new facility

BCTFC said Old Vernon Road facility will have state-of-the-art packing lines, a cidery and more

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Licensed practical nurse Chantelle Devost has been taking a humorous approach to the social media presence of the Scrub Kelowna store she opened with her mother Lorraine, a veterinary assistant, last August. (Karissa Gall - Black Press)

Kelowna nurse uses social media to find humour in the workplace

Chantelle Devost told the Capital News about her scrubs store and nursing memes for Nurses Week

Licensed practical nurse Chantelle Devost has been taking a humorous approach to the social media presence of the Scrub Kelowna store she opened with her mother Lorraine, a veterinary assistant, last August. (Karissa Gall - Black Press)