Sean Connor

The pink handcuff look is popular with at least one Kelowna RCMP officer

Cops exhibit fashion flair with coloured handcuffs

They weren’t the furry variety, but one Mountie’s fashionable take on handcuffs raised some eyebrows Thursday morning.

The pink handcuff look is popular with at least one Kelowna RCMP officer
Members of the Kelowna Fire Department assist after a car crash on Longhill Road

Single vehicle on Longhill Road

Driver appears to be OK.

Members of the Kelowna Fire Department assist after a car crash on Longhill Road
Schoolmates from Shannon Lake  Elementary

Lending a helping hand

Shannon Lake Elementary students visit Father Pandosy Mission.

Schoolmates from Shannon Lake  Elementary
A grass fire along the railway tracks in Lake Country was quickly dowsed by fire fighters Monday.

Lake Country fire along tracks quickly controlled

Fire crews responded quickly to control small fire.

A grass fire along the railway tracks in Lake Country was quickly dowsed by fire fighters Monday.
HEAVE-HO...A bylaw officer and others try to pull a motorcycle imbeded in a car's grill area free after a early morning rear-end collision on Highway 97 at Leckie Road that resulted in the female rider being taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.The accident occurred around  9:30 a.m.

Motorcycle imbedded in car’s grill after Kelowna collision

Motorcycle and car collide on Kelowna highway

HEAVE-HO...A bylaw officer and others try to pull a motorcycle imbeded in a car's grill area free after a early morning rear-end collision on Highway 97 at Leckie Road that resulted in the female rider being taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.The accident occurred around  9:30 a.m.
Murray Hodge ties a flag to his 2007 Harley Davidson for a fundraiser ride for prostate cancer research.

Ride for dads

Bike ride raises $24,000 for prostate research.

Murray Hodge ties a flag to his 2007 Harley Davidson for a fundraiser ride for prostate cancer research.
Pipe piercing…a natural gas pipeline was burst by a shovel being used to dig fence posts at Green Bay Mobile Home Park on Tuesday. Seven mobile homes had to be evacuated as was the neighbouring Green Bay Bible Camp until the pipeline was safely repaired.

Gas leak

 Pipe piercing…a natural gas pipeline was burst by a shovel being used…

Pipe piercing…a natural gas pipeline was burst by a shovel being used to dig fence posts at Green Bay Mobile Home Park on Tuesday. Seven mobile homes had to be evacuated as was the neighbouring Green Bay Bible Camp until the pipeline was safely repaired.
Police survey the mess left behind after a stolen truck and trailer were pursued for 51 kilometres along Highway 33 on Thursday

Spike belt used to end pursuit

The police were in hot pursuit of a man driving a stolen truck on Thursday, for 51 kilometres along Highway 33.

Police survey the mess left behind after a stolen truck and trailer were pursued for 51 kilometres along Highway 33 on Thursday
Search for suspect…Kelowna RCMP officers participating in a search for a suspect thought to be armed with a gun walking on a trail in the lower Mission area on Wednesday afternoon. Three nearby schools went into lockdown mode—Okanagan Mission

RCMP conduct search for gun-toting man

Kelowna RCMP officers participating in a search for a suspect in the Lower Mission Wednesday.

Search for suspect…Kelowna RCMP officers participating in a search for a suspect thought to be armed with a gun walking on a trail in the lower Mission area on Wednesday afternoon. Three nearby schools went into lockdown mode—Okanagan Mission
Kelowna's pot fans headed to the Sails to celebrate 420

Young and old head to The Sails to celebrate Kelowna’s cannabis culture

Around 50 people turned up at Kelowna's Sails Wednesday afternoon to celebrate '420' — an annual celebration of cannabis culture and a day to protest for the legalization of marijuana in cities across Canada and the United states.

Kelowna's pot fans headed to the Sails to celebrate 420
Jim Belshaw

Sole man collects shoes for the poor

Jim Belshaw, of Roy’s Shoes in downtown Kelowna, is again collecting shoes…

Jim Belshaw
A transit bus caught on fire Sunday

Hot ride…This transit bus caught on fire Sunday, around noon,

A transit bus caught on fire Sunday, around noon, while traveling on…

A transit bus caught on fire Sunday
RCMP were on scene at the Kelowna intersection of Gordon and  Lawson on Wednesday after a van pulled out in front of a motorcyclist. The motorcyclist was transported to hospital with unknown injuries that were considered non-life threatening.

Crash warning for vehicle, motorcycle drivers

RCMP were on scene of a crash at Gordon and Lawson on Wednesday.

RCMP were on scene at the Kelowna intersection of Gordon and  Lawson on Wednesday after a van pulled out in front of a motorcyclist. The motorcyclist was transported to hospital with unknown injuries that were considered non-life threatening.
Fire crews were called out to the Mission Creek Greenway after a report that a burn pile at the Mission Creek Golf Club was spreading towards nearby trees due to the increase in wind on Thursday afternoon.

Brush fire warning when winds pick up

Fire crews were called out to the Mission Creek Greenway Thursday afternoon.

Fire crews were called out to the Mission Creek Greenway after a report that a burn pile at the Mission Creek Golf Club was spreading towards nearby trees due to the increase in wind on Thursday afternoon.
Aberdeen Hall Preparatory School Grade 7 student Savannah Miller-Rissanen demonstrates her Motion in the Ocean science project that takes a look at turbine energy in the ocean

Riding the wave with science

The science fair held at Okanagan College was meant to encourage young students to take an interest in science.

Aberdeen Hall Preparatory School Grade 7 student Savannah Miller-Rissanen demonstrates her Motion in the Ocean science project that takes a look at turbine energy in the ocean
A Kelowna firefighter checks out the status of the chimney on house at 1469 Lambert Rd. that caught on fire Tuesday morning. The home’s fireplace was the source of the fire.

Firefighter checks chimney after fire

A Kelowna firefighter checks out the status of the chimney on house on Lambert Road.

A Kelowna firefighter checks out the status of the chimney on house at 1469 Lambert Rd. that caught on fire Tuesday morning. The home’s fireplace was the source of the fire.
Sean Connor/Capital News GETTING THE AXe…UBC Okanagan third year student Brian Murata (left) made the highest donation bid

Getting the axe for charity

UBC Okanagan third year student Brian Murata (left) made the highest donation bid, allowing him first swing in a car smash event

Sean Connor/Capital News GETTING THE AXe…UBC Okanagan third year student Brian Murata (left) made the highest donation bid
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Dog owners parade against cruelty to canines

Some 500 people turn out for walking rally along Kelowna's waterfront to protest inhumane treatment to dogs

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