Twila Amato

Students wrote notes and letters of gratitude and created art, which they will present to Kelowna Fire Department's Station 8 crew on Friday (Oct. 15). (Stacy Ramdyal)

Kelowna students thank firefighters with coffee, treats, and cards

Watson Road Elementary students wanted to thank local firefighters for their work

Students wrote notes and letters of gratitude and created art, which they will present to Kelowna Fire Department's Station 8 crew on Friday (Oct. 15). (Stacy Ramdyal)
Ballet Kelowna artists present Petrushka. (Kenny Tai)

Ballet Kelowna returns to stage with brand-new program

As venues begin to open up, the dance company is preparing to return on stage

Ballet Kelowna artists present Petrushka. (Kenny Tai)
(The Great Closet Cleanout)

Kelowna’s fall closet cleanout event back this year

The fashion flea market is held twice each year

(The Great Closet Cleanout)
City of West Kelowna. (Phil McLachlan/Black Press Media file)

City of West Kelowna considers making electronic meetings permanent

In a post-pandemic world, participating in a public hearing from home may be a possibility

City of West Kelowna. (Phil McLachlan/Black Press Media file)
Kelowna bluegrass band Under the Rocks is ready to show their new album and music video to live audiences. (Under the Rocks)

VIDEO: Kelowna bluegrass band ready to perform live after nearly two years

Under the Rocks is premiering a music video from their new album

Kelowna bluegrass band Under the Rocks is ready to show their new album and music video to live audiences. (Under the Rocks)
(File photo)

Central Okanagan school board to review implications of vaccine mandate

Board chairs to meet with Ministry of Education tomorrow

(File photo)
A West Kelowna mother started a petition asking the Central Okanagan School District to provide bus transportation to and from school for every student. (File photo)

West Kelowna mom’s petition asks for school bus transportation for every student

SD23 board of education says the province needs to fund the service

A West Kelowna mother started a petition asking the Central Okanagan School District to provide bus transportation to and from school for every student. (File photo)
Two adults are facing several charges after they were arrested in a stolen vehicle. (Phil McLachlan/Black Press Media file)

Two arrested in stolen vehicle in Kelowna

Police said there were other stolen items recovered with the vehicle

Two adults are facing several charges after they were arrested in a stolen vehicle. (Phil McLachlan/Black Press Media file)
Ruthie Cipes sings in The Oots N’ Oots with her family. (Twila Amato/Black Press Media)

VIDEO: Kelowna family rock band releases new album

The Oot N’ Oots has new music that will make you laugh, wonder and dance

Ruthie Cipes sings in The Oots N’ Oots with her family. (Twila Amato/Black Press Media)
Kelowna Fire Department. (Phil McLachlan/Black Press Media file)

Morning kitchen fire doused by Kelowna crews

The electrical fire will be under investigation

Kelowna Fire Department. (Phil McLachlan/Black Press Media file)
Deville Coffee is set to open on Oct. 14 at the corner of Bernard Avenue and Pandosy Street, which formerly housed Starbucks Coffee. (Contributed)

New café steps into former Starbucks location in downtown Kelowna

On opening day, all of the café’s sales will be donated to Mamas for Mamas

Deville Coffee is set to open on Oct. 14 at the corner of Bernard Avenue and Pandosy Street, which formerly housed Starbucks Coffee. (Contributed)
The Okanagan Dam, pictured in 2019. (Okanagan WaterWise/Facebook)

Okanagan Lake Dam review necessary to prevent surprises: dam manager

With more extreme weather events forecasted, we need to be ready for them

The Okanagan Dam, pictured in 2019. (Okanagan WaterWise/Facebook)
Black-capped chickadees get smarter in the fall season. (Veronika Andrews/Pixabay)

Morning Start: Black-capped chickadees get smarter in the fall

Your morning start for Tuesday, Oct. 12

Black-capped chickadees get smarter in the fall season. (Veronika Andrews/Pixabay)
A vehicle incident closed down Highway 5 (Coquihalla) near Merritt. (James P/Twitter)

UPDATED: Hwy 5 near Merritt clear after vehicle incident

Both directions of traffic were closed down earlier

A vehicle incident closed down Highway 5 (Coquihalla) near Merritt. (James P/Twitter)
Kelowna Fire Department. (Phil McLachlan/Black Press Media file)

Kelowna crews battle Thanksgiving morning house fire

No injuries have been reported as of yet

Kelowna Fire Department. (Phil McLachlan/Black Press Media file)
Kelowna’s Gospel Mission. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital News)

Kelowna’s Gospel Mission to host annual turkey dinner

The dinner will be held at the organization’s emergency shelter on Leon Avenue

Kelowna’s Gospel Mission. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital News)
(OOMM Games/Kickstarter)

‘People really want this game’: Kelowna boardgame gets full support and more

The new board game is set in a fantasy world where you will build a new town

(OOMM Games/Kickstarter)
(Aaron Hemens/Capital News)

Kelowna restaurant shuttered after defying vaccine card protocol

Renegade Kitchen and Craft Bar said they didn’t want to discriminate by checking vaccine status

(Aaron Hemens/Capital News)
(Black Press Media file)

Okanagan financial literacy group launches program to help low-income residents

Launch Okanagan is looking for 100 new donors to help with the program

(Black Press Media file)
The deep red line marks where traffic is at its slowest on Highway 97 in Peachland. (Google Maps)

UPDATED: Incident cleared, Hwy 97 in Peachland re-opened

The incident happened between Ponderosa and Princeton Avenue in Peachland

The deep red line marks where traffic is at its slowest on Highway 97 in Peachland. (Google Maps)