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UBCO student Skyler Gregg uses a SpikerBox to help Sawyer McGrinder

UBCO students showcase fun side of neuromuscular physiology

About 30 Grade 3 to 6 students participated in several experiments at the inaugural Mind over Muscle event at UBCO Thursday.

UBCO student Skyler Gregg uses a SpikerBox to help Sawyer McGrinder

Crystal Mountain plans get extension

Crystal Mountain Resort has been granted yet another extension for a rezoning application that would allow for expansion.

Tammie O'Rielly is treated for smoke inhalation after a fire started in the basement of her father's McKenzie Road home Thursday afternoon.

Family, dogs escape Rutland house fire

23-year-old Sol O'Rielly and his mother, Tammie, were working on their computers Thursday when the sound of alarms caught their attention.

Tammie O'Rielly is treated for smoke inhalation after a fire started in the basement of her father's McKenzie Road home Thursday afternoon.
Taner Snodgrass (right) asks questions to Simone Ramsay at the second annual Westbank First Nation career fair.

Westbank First Nation fair sheds light on career options

Aboriginal students filled the Sensisyusten Gymnasium Thursday as they took part in Westbank First Nation's second annual career fair.

Taner Snodgrass (right) asks questions to Simone Ramsay at the second annual Westbank First Nation career fair.

Entrepreneur sees medical marijuana production as ‘economic opportunity’

The District of West Kelowna is progressing with its plans to have medical marijuana production limited to industrial lands.

West Kelowna council hears associations’ concerns

Nine local associations had an opportunity to directly address District of West Kelowna council Tuesday night.

Kelowna Women in Business: Women drawn away from community for high pay

It’s no secret working in northern Alberta is common for residents of the Okanagan.

Kelowna Women in Business: Wine Association focuses on marketing

West Kelowna Vintners Association has only officially been in existence for a few months.

Update: BC Safety Authority shares preliminary findings

The BC Safety Authority is continuing its investigation at Crystal Mountain after Saturday's chairlift incident that injured four people.

Several people skate on the Stuart Park ice rink Thursday afternoon. Depending on weather

Stuart Park ice rink nears end of another season

Kelowna's outdoor ice rink will likely close down for the season within the next few days, depending on the weather.

Several people skate on the Stuart Park ice rink Thursday afternoon. Depending on weather
Residents look at Sneena Road Overpass Project designs at an open house Tuesday.

Sneena Road Overpass Project to include reduced speed limit detour, blasting

Local residents got a closer look at what the Sneena Road Overpass Project will involve over the next nine months at an open house Tuesday.

Residents look at Sneena Road Overpass Project designs at an open house Tuesday.

West Kelowna wants medical marijuana grown on industrial lands

Following a colourful discussion, the DWK has moved one step closer to finding somewhere to put its commercial medical marijuana operations.

Pink shirt day walk to raise awareness of bullying

If you happen to be in downtown Kelowna Wednesday afternoon, you may notice a wave of pink shirts walking by.

John Edward Newcome leaves Kelowna Law Courts Thursday afternoon.

Former chop shop owner avoids jail time

John Edward Newcome was given an 18-month conditional sentence by Judge Vincent Hogan Thursday.

John Edward Newcome leaves Kelowna Law Courts Thursday afternoon.
Glenrosa Middle School Grade 8 social justice students Harpreet Saini (left) and Jessica Wiltink stand beside their giant Tim Hortons coffee cup structure

Glenrosa Middle School students build for the food bank

Ten GMS students stacked nearly 1,000 cans of food to create a giant Tim Hortons coffee cup in Orchard Park Mall.

Glenrosa Middle School Grade 8 social justice students Harpreet Saini (left) and Jessica Wiltink stand beside their giant Tim Hortons coffee cup structure
An artistic rendering found in the Blackmun Bay Village concept plan. The project is proposing to develop multiple family apartments and town homes

West Kelowna council gets first look at Campbell Road development

The wheels are slowly beginning to turn on a proposed Campbell Road development in West Kelowna.

An artistic rendering found in the Blackmun Bay Village concept plan. The project is proposing to develop multiple family apartments and town homes

West Kelowna students to take part in fasting fundraiser

Several Mount Boucherie Senior Secondary students are willing to let their stomachs growl for a good cause.

WestJet is ramping up the frequency of its flight services to Fort McMurray in response to the growing number of commuters from the Okanagan working in the Alberta oil sands resource development.

The 1,300 km commute (Part 3: Getting there)

The conclusion to our series on those who live in the Okanagan and work in the Fort McMurray area.

WestJet is ramping up the frequency of its flight services to Fort McMurray in response to the growing number of commuters from the Okanagan working in the Alberta oil sands resource development.
Damjan Madjar hopes his invention will make it easier for people to drink liquids.

Kelowna entrepreneur creates straw for people who don’t suck

Damjan Madjar has invented a product he hopes will make drinking liquids a little bit easier.

Damjan Madjar hopes his invention will make it easier for people to drink liquids.
Part of Emil Anderson Construction Inc.'s traffic management plan for construction on Elliott Road.

RapidBus: Westbank Centre detours to last nearly 5 months

Motorists will no longer be able to access the piece of Elliott Road, which connects Main Street and Dobbin Road, in a couple of weeks.

Part of Emil Anderson Construction Inc.'s traffic management plan for construction on Elliott Road.