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Garbage bins attracting bears in West Kelowna

According to Wildsafe BC, there have been 22 bear sightings in West Kelowna Estates since August 26th.

Women to Watch—Amanda Zais

Amanda Zais loves being an entrepreneur—growing her business her way and taking control of her own future.

West Kelowna won’t get involved in IHA laundry dispute

West Kelowna Council defeated a motion 5-2 to send a letter to IHA opposing plans to privatize laundry services.

Aspire Health and Performance brings different approach to training

Kelowna gym uses mix of 1-on-1 and scientific analysis to train clients.

Sirens for Life campaign launches in Kelowna

Blood donation campaign will include friendly competition between emergency services.

Blood donation drive

Every blood donor will mark themselves as donating in support of police, fire, ambulance or search and rescue, at 103-1865 Dilworth Dr.

Cardiovascular disease study looking for volunteers in Kelowna

Intent of the study is to determine if screening athletes can reduce the amount of cardiac arrest in sports.

Gas leak causes evacuation in West Kelowna

A gas line was struck during construction, causing the 500 block of Anders Road to be evacuated.

Fires near Little White Mountain contained

Both the Little White Mountain and Myra Bellevue Park fires were contained on Sunday.

Woman to Watch—Laurel Douglas

As CEO, Douglas runs the Women’s Enterprise Centre which provides business loans, advice, mentoring and support for female business owners.

Indie rock band Derrival launching tour in Kelowna

The band will kick off a western Canada tour on August 29th.

Westbank First Nations holds ground blessing ceremony for new youth centre

New 14,000 square foot youth centre has $6 million budget.

West Kelowna progresses with new skate park plan

An open house was held to hear feedback from skateboarders.

Women To Watch—Pamela Thompson

Starting her own businesses has enabled Pamela Thompson to pursue her lifelong dream—to travel abroad and work internationally.

Disciplined training keeps Barzilay focused

Training independently has let moguls skier Mason Barzilay make her own schedule, choose her own trainers.

Paddle boarders raise lots of money in inaugural event for BrainTrust Canada

First Paddle for the Prevention of Brain Injury goes over huge at Rotary Beach in Kelowna with more than $40,000 raised

Woman to Watch: Tara Cookson

In her PhD research, Cookson saw that many policies created to help people in poverty had a negative, unintended impact on women.

Woman to Watch: Theresa Arsenault

Arsenault’s career and expertise in law have enabled her to serve the community in many ways outside the courtroom.

Woman to Watch: Angie Lohr

Lohr has overcome monumental obstacles in her own life and now has a passion for helping others do the same.

Kelowna man rescues elderly couple from house fire

Wayne Dorman entered a burning building to help get an elderly couple out.