Michael Rodriguez

(Phil McLachlan - Capital News)

Firefighters tackle ‘suspicious’ blaze behind Kelowna Red Robin

Crews headed to the restaurant just before 10 a.m.

(Phil McLachlan - Capital News)
The Florentine long-term care home in Merritt. (Assisted Living Centre photo)

Unmet care standards spark leadership overhaul at Merritt care home: Interior Health

‘We have and will continue to put the care and safety of seniors first before any other consideration’

The Florentine long-term care home in Merritt. (Assisted Living Centre photo)
The Black Mountain Irrigation District is issuing a smell and taste advisory to most of its customers. (File photo)

Black Mountain Irrigation District tap water safe despite smell, musty taste

BMID customers are complaining of a chlorine smell and musty taste in their tap water

The Black Mountain Irrigation District is issuing a smell and taste advisory to most of its customers. (File photo)
Summerhill Pyramid Winery. (Contributed)

Kelowna council cautiously supports winery’s culinary college vision

‘The ALC should be aware we have concerns and it’s not a slam dunk’

Summerhill Pyramid Winery. (Contributed)
Kelowna Law Courts. (Phil McLachlan - Capital News)

Judge to decide fate next month for former Vernon teacher accused of historic sex crimes

Anoop Singh Klair is charged with various sex crimes against children in the early 2000s

Kelowna Law Courts. (Phil McLachlan - Capital News)
Interior Health nurses administer Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines to seniors and care aids in Kelowna on Tuesday, March 16. (Phil McLachlan/Kelowna Capital News)

84 new COVID-19 cases, one more death in Interior Health over the weekend

A total of 114 people in the region have died due to the virus since the pandemic began

Interior Health nurses administer Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines to seniors and care aids in Kelowna on Tuesday, March 16. (Phil McLachlan/Kelowna Capital News)
Esa Carriere, 23, was the victim of a 2018 Canada Day homicide. (File)

Kelowna Canada Day manslaughter trial delayed until July

The trial will now conclude more than three years after Esa Carriere’s death

Esa Carriere, 23, was the victim of a 2018 Canada Day homicide. (File)
RCMP. (Phil McLachlan - Capital News file)

Kelowna man stabbed after assailant breaks into home

The victim, who police say the assailant knew, was rushed to hospital with serious injuries

RCMP. (Phil McLachlan - Capital News file)
(File)

Street sweeping begins in Kelowna

Work is expected to be completed by the end of April

(File)
Police cordoned off three suites at Golden Age Apartments on Prior Road in Rutland on Sunday, March 21. (Michael Rodriguez - Capital News)

Woman seriously injured after possible shooting in Kelowna

Police are investigating a Rutland home on Sunday morning

Police cordoned off three suites at Golden Age Apartments on Prior Road in Rutland on Sunday, March 21. (Michael Rodriguez - Capital News)
Police have cordoned off an area outside a West Kelowna strip mall along Highway 97 and Elk Road on Sunday morning. (Dave Ogilvie photo)

UPDATE: One man dead after ‘targeted shooting’ near Highway 97 in West Kelowna

The RCMP Southeast District Major Crime unit is investigating the homicide

Police have cordoned off an area outside a West Kelowna strip mall along Highway 97 and Elk Road on Sunday morning. (Dave Ogilvie photo)
West Kelowna fire crews snuffed out patches of flame that ignited on the side of Highway 97 near the west side of William R. Bennett Bridge Saturday, March 20, 2021. (Phil McLachlan - Capital News)

UPDATE: Three grass fires in one day keep Central Okanagan fire crews busy

Two grass fires in West Kelowna, and one in Kelowna on Saturday, March 20

West Kelowna fire crews snuffed out patches of flame that ignited on the side of Highway 97 near the west side of William R. Bennett Bridge Saturday, March 20, 2021. (Phil McLachlan - Capital News)
(THE CANADIAN PRESS/Peter Power)

Member of Kelowna Rockets cohort tests positive for COVID-19

Season to begin as scheduled on March 26

(THE CANADIAN PRESS/Peter Power)
Okanagan Golf Club. (Facebook)

Kelowna fire crews extinguish blaze at Okanagan Golf Club

The fire sparked on Thursday afternoon near the course’s ninth fairway

Okanagan Golf Club. (Facebook)
(Facebook/Kelowna Cabs)

Petition circulates supporting locked out Kelowna Cabs dispatchers

A Change.org petition has garnered almost 400 signatures supporting the dispatchers

(Facebook/Kelowna Cabs)
Interior Health nurses were administering COVID-19 vaccines to seniors and care aides in Kelowna on Tuesday, March 16. (Phil McLachlan/Capital News)

30 new COVID-19 cases, 3 more deaths in Interior Health

One of the deaths is linked to an outbreak at the Kelowna General Hospital

Interior Health nurses were administering COVID-19 vaccines to seniors and care aides in Kelowna on Tuesday, March 16. (Phil McLachlan/Capital News)
A map of the South Perimiter Road. (City of Kelowna)

Construction begins for Kelowna’s long-awaited South Perimeter Road

The Upper Mission will soon be accessible via Southeast Kelowna

A map of the South Perimiter Road. (City of Kelowna)
Interior Health nurses administer Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines to seniors and care aids in Kelowna on Tuesday, March 16. (Phil McLachlan/Kelowna Capital News)

Big White bumped up in COVID-19 vaccine queue

Some workers at Big White will be vaccinated as soon as this weekend

Interior Health nurses administer Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines to seniors and care aids in Kelowna on Tuesday, March 16. (Phil McLachlan/Kelowna Capital News)
A map showing new COVID-19 cases in Interior Health between March 7 and 13. (BCCDC)

Weekly COVID-19 cases increasing in the Central Okanagan

Region records more than double late-February numbers between March 7 and 13

A map showing new COVID-19 cases in Interior Health between March 7 and 13. (BCCDC)
Kelowna International Airport. (File)

Direct flights between Kelowna and Montreal to be available this summer

Air Canada plans to begin offering the new route four days a week beginning June 26

Kelowna International Airport. (File)