Michael Rodriguez

John Michael Aronson. (RCMP handout)

Kelowna man convicted of charges related to police pursuit, serious crash

John Michael Aronson has been found guilty for several charges related to a Sept. 23, 2019 police chase, crash

John Michael Aronson. (RCMP handout)
Kelowna Law Courts. (Michael Rodriguez - Capital News)

Vernon teacher on trial in Kelowna for decades-old sex crimes against minors

Anoop Singh Klair charged with several sex crimes alleged to have been committed in Vernon between late-1999 and 2003

Kelowna Law Courts. (Michael Rodriguez - Capital News)
A vial of some of the first 500,000 of the two million AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine doses that Canada has secured through a deal with the Serum Institute of India in partnership with Verity Pharma at a facility in Milton, Ont., on Wednesday, March 3, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Carlos Osorio

36 new cases of COVID-19 in Interior Health

Fourteen people are currently hospitalized with the virus, six of whom are in intensive care

A vial of some of the first 500,000 of the two million AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine doses that Canada has secured through a deal with the Serum Institute of India in partnership with Verity Pharma at a facility in Milton, Ont., on Wednesday, March 3, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Carlos Osorio
Kelowna City Hall. (Michael Rodriguez - Capital News)

‘Green initiatives’ could bring colour to Kelowna roadways

Rather than typical curb-and-gutter systems, the city is looking into green alternatives

Kelowna City Hall. (Michael Rodriguez - Capital News)
Stephen Village, a supportive housing complex located at 2025 Agassiz Road in Kelowna, B.C. (BC Housing photo)

300 supportive homes: Journey Home Society celebrates Kelowna milestone

‘We are in a housing crisis in Kelowna and COVID-19 has only made that crisis worse’

Stephen Village, a supportive housing complex located at 2025 Agassiz Road in Kelowna, B.C. (BC Housing photo)
Some of the equipment that will be available for rent at Knox Mountain this summer. (Contributed)

Kelowna bike rental program strives for more accessible outdoor recreation

Low-barrier, adaptive equipment will be available for rent at Knox Mountain this summer

Some of the equipment that will be available for rent at Knox Mountain this summer. (Contributed)
This Dec. 2, 2020, file photo provided by Johnson & Johnson shows vials of the COVID-19 vaccine in the United States. (Johnson & Johnson via AP)

Interior Health notes 80 new COVID-19 cases over the weekend

108 people in the region have died from the virus

This Dec. 2, 2020, file photo provided by Johnson & Johnson shows vials of the COVID-19 vaccine in the United States. (Johnson & Johnson via AP)
A render of the proposed expansion at Kelowna Christian School. (City of Kelowna)

City council backs major Kelowna Christian School expansion

The proposal will now go to the Agricultural Land Commission

A render of the proposed expansion at Kelowna Christian School. (City of Kelowna)
Noah Vaten(left) smoking a cigarette out front of the Kelowna Law Courts on a brief break during his manslaughter trial on March 8, 2021. (Michael Rodriguez - Capital News)

Accused Kelowna killer ‘blacked out’ on cocaine, kicked cop shop window looking for help

Video of Noah Vaten’s interrogation shown during manslaughter trial details night of Canada Day killing in the accused’s own words

Noah Vaten(left) smoking a cigarette out front of the Kelowna Law Courts on a brief break during his manslaughter trial on March 8, 2021. (Michael Rodriguez - Capital News)
(Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)
(Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)
Kelowna General Hospital (File photo)

One of two Kelowna General Hospital COVID-19 outbreaks declared over

One outbreak declared over after two deaths, seven cases; another outbreak remains ongoing in the hospital

Kelowna General Hospital (File photo)
Cottonwoods Care Home in Kelowna. (Google Maps)

COVID-19 outbreak declared at Kelowna care home after 12 cases noted

Two staff members and 10 residents at Cottonwoods Care Centre have tested positive for COVID-19

Cottonwoods Care Home in Kelowna. (Google Maps)
Kelowna’s Trinity Church will serve as one of the Central Okanagan’s three COVID-19 vaccination clinics. (Trinity Church Kelowna/Instagram)

Three COVID-19 vaccination clinics to open in the Central Okanagan

The first will open at Kelowna’s Trinity Church on March 15

Kelowna’s Trinity Church will serve as one of the Central Okanagan’s three COVID-19 vaccination clinics. (Trinity Church Kelowna/Instagram)
Forty-eight vaccination clinics will open across Interior Health beginning March 15. (Canadian Press)

48 COVID-19 vaccine clinics to open across Interior Health

Select groups can book appointments starting Monday

Forty-eight vaccination clinics will open across Interior Health beginning March 15. (Canadian Press)
Kelowna General Hospital (File photo)

Second death reported in Kelowna General Hospital COVID-19 outbreak

A total of seven cases have been identified at the hospital: six patients and one staff

Kelowna General Hospital (File photo)
The KLO Community Policing Office is located within the Regional District of Central Okanagan building on KLO Road. (File)

Kelowna council to consider closure of KLO Community Policing Office

Since May 2020, the office has been effectively closed, with duties absorbed into the Kelowna Police Services Building

The KLO Community Policing Office is located within the Regional District of Central Okanagan building on KLO Road. (File)
(BCCDC)

42 cases of COVID-19 in the Central Okanagan last week

Officials have identified almost 3,000 cases of the virus in the Central Okanagan throughout the pandemic

(BCCDC)
Kasugai Garden Park in downtown Kelowna will open for the season March 15. —Image: City of Kelowna

Downtown Kelowna’s Kasugai Gardens reopens for spring

The Kelowna Memorial Park Cemetery is also set to open its gates later this month

Kasugai Garden Park in downtown Kelowna will open for the season March 15. —Image: City of Kelowna
A Kelowna Chamber of Commerce event in 2017. (Contributed)

Kelowna Chamber announces new board of directors

Directors will be ratified at the annual general meeting on March 23

A Kelowna Chamber of Commerce event in 2017. (Contributed)
A health worker holds a vial of AstraZeneca vaccine to be administered to members of the police at a COVID-19 vaccination center in Mainz, Germany, Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021. (Andreas Arnold/dpa via AP)

43 new COVID-19 cases in Interior Health

368 cases in the region remain active

A health worker holds a vial of AstraZeneca vaccine to be administered to members of the police at a COVID-19 vaccination center in Mainz, Germany, Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021. (Andreas Arnold/dpa via AP)