Wade Paterson

Ogopogo Seniors Hockey Club goaltender Steve Berry (right) was able to help save his friend Dennis Savage's life during a game March 12

Defibrillator training saves hockey player’s life

Members of a West Kelowna seniors hockey club are sharing their story with the hope that others see the importance of AED training

Ogopogo Seniors Hockey Club goaltender Steve Berry (right) was able to help save his friend Dennis Savage's life during a game March 12
Participants work together at one of the free workshops offered at First College's Career Conference last Friday.

Good turnout for First College career conference

Local specialists and professionals met with pupils and aspiring students at First College's Career Conference last Friday.

Participants work together at one of the free workshops offered at First College's Career Conference last Friday.
2014 Kelowna Vaisakhi Parade photos

2014 Kelowna Vaisakhi Parade photos

Thousands lined Rutland streets Saturday to watch the fourth annual Vaisakhi Parade.

2014 Kelowna Vaisakhi Parade photos
Close-up: Bringing First Nations history to life

Close-up: Bringing First Nations history to life

Reporter Wade Paterson takes a sneak peek at a new Westbank museum opening June 14, which focuses on First Nations history.

Close-up: Bringing First Nations history to life
West Kelowna's Kaila Klassen finished third on the inaugural season of MasterChef Canada. Klassen is now working on opening her new downtown Kelowna restaurant

MasterChef Canada contestant to open downtown Kelowna restaurant

Although Kaila Klassen didn't win the inaugural MasterChef Canada competition, she's not walking away from the kitchen.

West Kelowna's Kaila Klassen finished third on the inaugural season of MasterChef Canada. Klassen is now working on opening her new downtown Kelowna restaurant

West Kelowna population growth rate lowest since incorporation

The district experienced 1.06 per cent growth over the last year, lower than the projected 1.25 per cent growth rate.

Sir Richard Branson is one of several people interviewed in The Culture High.

Marijuana documentary eyes TIFF premiere

The much-anticipated marijuana documentary, The Culture High, is months away from hitting the big screen.

Sir Richard Branson is one of several people interviewed in The Culture High.
Kelowna Rockets' captain Madison Bowey fires a slap shot in the second period of game one in the WHL western conference championship series against the Portland Winterhawks.

Rockets edge Winterhawks in series opener

The Kelowna Rockets erased a three-goal deficit to win game one of the WHL western conference championship series 5-4 Friday.

Kelowna Rockets' captain Madison Bowey fires a slap shot in the second period of game one in the WHL western conference championship series against the Portland Winterhawks.
Joe Kalopenuk puts wax on the Parkinson Activity Centre gym floor before the shuffleboard group begins their weekly set of games.

Parkinson Activity Centre may no longer allow shuffleboard in gym

Shuffleboard group told it will have to stop using wax on floor due to maintenance and safety concerns.

Joe Kalopenuk puts wax on the Parkinson Activity Centre gym floor before the shuffleboard group begins their weekly set of games.
Joe Gluska speaks on behalf of Casa Loma Resident Homeowners' Association at a town hall meeting

West Kelowna: Residents voice concerns at town hall meeting

Bylaw enforcement, storm water management and development concerns were highlighted at the inaugural meeting.

Joe Gluska speaks on behalf of Casa Loma Resident Homeowners' Association at a town hall meeting
Premier Christy Clark announces the completion of the McDougall Creek flood mitigation work Wednesday afternoon

Residents relieved with McDougall Creek flood mitigation work

Barbara Hart has found it easier to sleep at night this spring now that she doesn't have to worry about nearby McDougall Creek flooding.

Premier Christy Clark announces the completion of the McDougall Creek flood mitigation work Wednesday afternoon
Several Girl Guides were put in the prisoner box during mock trials as part of Law Day 2014 at Kelowna Law Courts Saturday.

Kelowna Law Day combines fun, education

Several Girl Guides shook their heads in courtroom nine's prisoner box as a judge found them guilty of their various offences.

Several Girl Guides were put in the prisoner box during mock trials as part of Law Day 2014 at Kelowna Law Courts Saturday.
The B.C. government expects to invest at least $2 million over the next three years as part of a planning process for a second crossing of Okanagan Lake.

$2M for planning of second Okanagan Lake crossing

The creation of a second bridge across Okanagan Lake may be decades away, but the province has taken a step toward that goal.

The B.C. government expects to invest at least $2 million over the next three years as part of a planning process for a second crossing of Okanagan Lake.
Aimee Parkes and Ryan Quigley in happier times.

Alleged murder victim was engaged to be married

Aimee Parkes and Ryan Quigley were set to be married this summer.

Aimee Parkes and Ryan Quigley in happier times.

Police take murder suspect into custody

Ryan Quigley was arrested for muder in a Kelowna alley near St. Paul Street Thursday morning.

West Kelowna Residents’ Association to host town hall meeting

The WKRA wants to start a conversation about the issues currently facing West Kelowna residents.

Jim Belshaw

Soles4Souls shoe drive focuses on local need

Soles4Souls Canada has collected and distributed 400,000 pairs of shoes since its inception in 2010.

Jim Belshaw
Jennifer Pynn

Close-up: Kelowna’s Comic-Con(tribution)

"We just couldn't believe that there hadn't been a Comic-Con here before." -Bonnie Gratz, organizer of the anime and comic festival.

Jennifer Pynn
A view of the homes along Paramount Drive in the Tallus Ridge neighborhood. Several residents are opposed to a rezoning application that would allow for multi-family development in Tallus Ridge.

Residents show little appetite for multi-family development in Tallus Ridge

Residents are voicing their concerns over proposed zoning bylaw amendments that would bring multi-family development to Tallus Ridge.

A view of the homes along Paramount Drive in the Tallus Ridge neighborhood. Several residents are opposed to a rezoning application that would allow for multi-family development in Tallus Ridge.
Cathy Cook (middle)

West Kelowna gets safety recognition

West Kelowna received two certificates of recognition from Worksafe BC and the BC Municipal Safety Association.

Cathy Cook (middle)