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Vejii announced the launch of its Canadian marketplace. (Phil McLachlan - Capital News staff)

Kelowna-based vegan marketplace launches Canadian platform

Vejii’s goal is to make vegan products easier to access

Vejii announced the launch of its Canadian marketplace. (Phil McLachlan - Capital News staff)
A number of Peachland residents have received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. (Twila Amato - Black Press Media)

Peachland residents receive their COVID-19 shots

Residents shared how excited and hopeful they felt now that they received the COVID-19 vaccine

A number of Peachland residents have received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. (Twila Amato - Black Press Media)
THe Kelowna Community Fridge found a location. Now, they need to build a shed and a pantry. (Kelowna Community Fridge - GoFundMe)

Kelowna Community Fridge raising funds to build shed, pantry

Volunteers with the community fridge said they have found a home for it

THe Kelowna Community Fridge found a location. Now, they need to build a shed and a pantry. (Kelowna Community Fridge - GoFundMe)
Kelowna General Hospital (File photo)

Kelowna General Hospital unit COVID-19 outbreak declared over

Unit 5B outbreak declared over, 4E outbreak remains active

Kelowna General Hospital (File photo)
The Okanagan Forest Task Force only means of getting garbage out of the backcountry broke down on Tuesday, April 6. (Kane Blake - Okanagan Forest Task Force)

Okanagan forest cleanup crew in need of donations after truck breaks down

Founder Kane Blake said they were hauling cars out of the backcountry when the truck gave out

The Okanagan Forest Task Force only means of getting garbage out of the backcountry broke down on Tuesday, April 6. (Kane Blake - Okanagan Forest Task Force)
Kelowna Community Theatre has been empty since mid-March of 2020. (File photo)

Kelowna performing arts centre inches closer to reality

The city is looking for consultants for a feasibility study for a KCT replacement

Kelowna Community Theatre has been empty since mid-March of 2020. (File photo)
A Kelowna student partnered up with Mosaic Books for a book drive, which will see materials distributed to inmates in the province. (Thorsten Frenzel - Pixabay)

Kelowna student, bookstore host book drive for inmates

The books will be distributed to prison inmates in the province

A Kelowna student partnered up with Mosaic Books for a book drive, which will see materials distributed to inmates in the province. (Thorsten Frenzel - Pixabay)
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Reddit: u/KittyLitterBiscuit

WATCH: Crews battle early morning fire at Kelowna construction site

The cause of the fire is unknown, according to Kelowna RCMP

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Reddit: u/KittyLitterBiscuit
Kangaroo Creek Farm will open on April 29 for the season. (Kangaroo Creek Farm/Facebook)

Kelowna kangaroo farm to reopen later this month

Kangaroo Creek Farm is opening for the season on April 29

Kangaroo Creek Farm will open on April 29 for the season. (Kangaroo Creek Farm/Facebook)
(Steve Buissinne - Pixabay)

Plumber’s union ordered to grant Kelowna woman membership after discriminatory denial

B.C. Labour Relations Board found the union acted in a ‘discriminatory manner’

(Steve Buissinne - Pixabay)
Kangaroo Creek Farm will open on April 29 for the season. (Kangaroo Creek Farm/Facebook)

Kelowna kangaroo farm to reopen later this month

Kangaroo Creek Farm is opening for the season on April 29

Kangaroo Creek Farm will open on April 29 for the season. (Kangaroo Creek Farm/Facebook)
Lady Dia, pictured with her son Glory, is a Kelowna artist. She recently received $10,000 in funding for her podcast MoM:ents. (Twila Amato - Black Press Media)

Kelowna artist receives $10k for podcast series

The podcast will explore artistry, parenthood, and the ups and downs of both

Lady Dia, pictured with her son Glory, is a Kelowna artist. She recently received $10,000 in funding for her podcast MoM:ents. (Twila Amato - Black Press Media)
Vernon Fire Rescue crews extinguished a fire in a home on 27th Avenue Friday, April 2, 2021. (Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)

UPDATE: One person taken to hospital following Vernon house fire

27th Avenue traffic was blocked both ways during the incident Friday afternoon

Vernon Fire Rescue crews extinguished a fire in a home on 27th Avenue Friday, April 2, 2021. (Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)
Photo courtesy Big White Ski Resort

Big White health advisory issued after restaurant party

The health advisory comes after videos of a party at a Big White restaurant surfaced

Photo courtesy Big White Ski Resort
A B.C. Labour Relations Board decision has barred Kelowna Cabs from laying off its dispatchers to replace them with an app. (Facebook/Kelowna Cabs)

No end in sight to Kelowna Cabs lockout after Labour Board decision

The B.C. Labour Relations Board dismissed the complaint that the lockout is illegal

A B.C. Labour Relations Board decision has barred Kelowna Cabs from laying off its dispatchers to replace them with an app. (Facebook/Kelowna Cabs)
Kelowna Fire Department. (Phil McLachlan - Capital News)

West Kelowna fire crews douse early morning garage fire

The incident happened at 3:30 a.m. on April 2

Kelowna Fire Department. (Phil McLachlan - Capital News)
Cases of COVID-19 increased in the Central Okanagan in the week between March 21 and 27. (BC Centre for Disease Control)

Weekly COVID-19 numbers more than double in the Central Okanagan

The BCCDC recorded 141 cases of the virus between March 21 and 27

Cases of COVID-19 increased in the Central Okanagan in the week between March 21 and 27. (BC Centre for Disease Control)
This year's Easter dinner will be packed up and distributed outdoors due to COVID-19 restrictions on gatherings. (Kelowna's Gospel Mission)

Gospel Mission to serve up Easter dinner this Saturday

Meals will be distributed by the shelter’s outreach team

This year's Easter dinner will be packed up and distributed outdoors due to COVID-19 restrictions on gatherings. (Kelowna's Gospel Mission)
A blood donor clinic pictured at a shopping mall in Calgary on Friday, March 27, 2020. Canadian Blood Services is reassuring the public that blood donated by those who have had COVID-19 or who have received the vaccine is safe. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

New plasma donor centre to open in Kelowna this summer

Canadian Blood Services says there is a growing need for plasma donations

A blood donor clinic pictured at a shopping mall in Calgary on Friday, March 27, 2020. Canadian Blood Services is reassuring the public that blood donated by those who have had COVID-19 or who have received the vaccine is safe. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
The Lake Country Fire Department was first on scene to the iconic boat on Highway 97 and Commonwealth Road. The boat is a sign for Holiday Park RV and Condo Resort. (District of Lake Country - Contributed)

WATCH: Iconic boat on Highway 97 goes up in flames

Lake Country and Kelowna fire crews doused the fire

The Lake Country Fire Department was first on scene to the iconic boat on Highway 97 and Commonwealth Road. The boat is a sign for Holiday Park RV and Condo Resort. (District of Lake Country - Contributed)