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Keeping you comfortable: maintenance is important

Too hot to handle: keep your cool in Kelowna this summer

Don’t get left out in the cold

  • Jun 21, 2021
Keeping you comfortable: maintenance is important
The new E-Tron GT uses the same platform as the Porsche Taycan and the Audi will likely cost less. PHOTO: AUDI

The Auto Sleuth: The Audi E-Tron GT, Hyundai Kona, VW’s ID. Buzz + more

Hot off the press news from the auto world

  • Jun 20, 2021
The new E-Tron GT uses the same platform as the Porsche Taycan and the Audi will likely cost less. PHOTO: AUDI
The NX 300h’s styling is loaded with dips, dives, creases and sharp edges. It looks a lot sportier than it really is with a zero-to-60-mph (96 km/h) time of a leisurely 9.1 seconds. The important number, however, is the in-city fuel-economy number that’s 50 per cent better than the nonhybrid’s. PHOTO: LEXUS

2021 Lexus NX 300h

Compact utility vehicle flaunts its style, technology and fuel efficiency

  • Jun 19, 2021
The NX 300h’s styling is loaded with dips, dives, creases and sharp edges. It looks a lot sportier than it really is with a zero-to-60-mph (96 km/h) time of a leisurely 9.1 seconds. The important number, however, is the in-city fuel-economy number that’s 50 per cent better than the nonhybrid’s. PHOTO: LEXUS
A small pod of Pacific white-sided dolphins pass by close to shore in Campbell River June 16, 2021. Still capture from video courtesy of Kimberly Hart

VIDEO: Dolphin sunset captured from Vancouver Island shore

Spectacular setting for view of travelling pod of Pacific white-sided dolphins

  • Jun 18, 2021
A small pod of Pacific white-sided dolphins pass by close to shore in Campbell River June 16, 2021. Still capture from video courtesy of Kimberly Hart
Canadian blues sensation Colin James will close down Saturday night, Aug. 14 of the 2021 digital Salmon Arm Roots Blues Festival. (Black Press Media file photo)

Salmon Arm’s Roots & Blues Festival returns online after 2020 success

Nine acts, including Colin James, Caleigh Cardinal, to perform on festival website Aug. 13 and 14.

  • Jun 18, 2021
Canadian blues sensation Colin James will close down Saturday night, Aug. 14 of the 2021 digital Salmon Arm Roots Blues Festival. (Black Press Media file photo)
Rain Dogs Wine Bar. Photography by Lia Crowe

Rain Dogs & Blind Dates

Victoria wine bar promises unique experience

  • Jun 18, 2021
Rain Dogs Wine Bar. Photography by Lia Crowe
Dan Albas

COLUMN: Reopening the international border

Governments in Canada and the United States are working towards reopening plans for the border

  • Jun 17, 2021
Dan Albas
This historic photo is of Around the World Mini Golf circa the 1970s.

This photo is from a photocard posted to the Facebook group Old Kelowna. The photo features Jeff Franchini, whose parents used to own the mini-golf in the 1970s.

The golf course was located near the Four Seasons Motel at the intersection of Highway 33 and 97.

Franchini is featured in this image, he is the kid in the shorts at the top middle of the photo.

If you have photos of Kelowna’s historic past that you would like to share please send them to newstips@kelownacapnews.com to be featured.

A look back at Kelowna’s past

Around the World Mini Golf

  • Jun 17, 2021
This historic photo is of Around the World Mini Golf circa the 1970s.

This photo is from a photocard posted to the Facebook group Old Kelowna. The photo features Jeff Franchini, whose parents used to own the mini-golf in the 1970s.

The golf course was located near the Four Seasons Motel at the intersection of Highway 33 and 97.

Franchini is featured in this image, he is the kid in the shorts at the top middle of the photo.

If you have photos of Kelowna’s historic past that you would like to share please send them to newstips@kelownacapnews.com to be featured.
BLAIR WILSON

Top 40 Over 40 Presented by BDO: Blair Wilson

Kelowna Chamber of Commerce hosts Top 40 Over 40 program

  • Jun 17, 2021
BLAIR WILSON
SCOTT SIMPSON

Top 40 Over 40 Presented by BDO: Scott Simpson

Kelowna Chamber of Commerce hosts Top 40 Over 40 program

  • Jun 17, 2021
SCOTT SIMPSON
Jeanette Megens

KCR: Volunteering is sharing your story

Kelowna Community Resources shares stories of its volunteers in a weekly column

  • Jun 17, 2021
Jeanette Megens
Phil McLachlan/(Black Press Media

Man shot at Kamloops shopping centre

The man is believed to be in stable condition

  • Jun 16, 2021
Phil McLachlan/(Black Press Media
MAKING MUSIC
The Dixie Fried Hep Katz recorded a promotional video at the Kettle Valley Steam Railway station featuring the railway’s steam locomotive. The young band from Enderby plays Canadian Rockabilly, with Porter Johnson, 20, writing, lead guitarist and vocals; sister Kyndra on drums; and Logan Bannick on bass. The band is using the locomotive to promote their song Spooky Train and help shed light on the Kettle Valley Steam Railway’s drive for donations. (Tom Burley photo)

Donations help with repairs of Summerland steam railway

Kettle Valley Steam Railway put out earlier call for railway ties, tires for locomotive

  • Jun 16, 2021
MAKING MUSIC
The Dixie Fried Hep Katz recorded a promotional video at the Kettle Valley Steam Railway station featuring the railway’s steam locomotive. The young band from Enderby plays Canadian Rockabilly, with Porter Johnson, 20, writing, lead guitarist and vocals; sister Kyndra on drums; and Logan Bannick on bass. The band is using the locomotive to promote their song Spooky Train and help shed light on the Kettle Valley Steam Railway’s drive for donations. (Tom Burley photo)
Kayley Robb and her family met with some drag queens in Las Vegas in November 2019. (Contributed)

COLUMN: A glimpse into the art of drag

Within the art of drag, there are different niches and genres

  • Jun 16, 2021
Kayley Robb and her family met with some drag queens in Las Vegas in November 2019. (Contributed)
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New trial date set for Penticton beach attacker’s triple assault charges

May trial was delayed after Crown witnesses failed to show up

  • Jun 15, 2021
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Lindsay Holt shows off her tattoos for a Secrets and Lives interview for Boulevard Vancouver. Don Denton photograph

Secrets and Lives with Lindsay Holt

Inked accountant defies stereotypes

  • Jun 14, 2021
Lindsay Holt shows off her tattoos for a Secrets and Lives interview for Boulevard Vancouver. Don Denton photograph
Victoria’s Taya Lee, left, won Innovator of the Year in the 16 to 19 age category of the 2021 Youth Innovation Showcase, while Cranbrook’s Keanu Chan, right, won Innovator of the Year in the 12 to 15 age category.

Science Fair Foundation BC announces winners in third annual Youth Innovation Showcase

Keanu Chan and Taya Lee each win $5,000 for their innovations

  • Jun 14, 2021
Victoria’s Taya Lee, left, won Innovator of the Year in the 16 to 19 age category of the 2021 Youth Innovation Showcase, while Cranbrook’s Keanu Chan, right, won Innovator of the Year in the 12 to 15 age category.
Repetitive stress injuries like tennis elbow and low back strain are common in pickleball, but Dr. Ryan Harris from Glenmore Chiropractic can help.

The pickleball pickle: Preventing injuries

Repetitive stress injuries are common, but Shockwave Therapy can get you back on the court!

  • Jun 14, 2021
Repetitive stress injuries like tennis elbow and low back strain are common in pickleball, but Dr. Ryan Harris from Glenmore Chiropractic can help.
Neuroscientists say that people are 70 per cent more likely to recall your brand after seeing it in print. Other studies have shown that 82 per cent of consumers report that they trust print ads in relation to other media. ADOBE STOCK IMAGE

IT’S YOUR BUSINESS: A case for print

Print is still a highly effective medium for helping businesses reach their customers, according to Joe Smith

  • Jun 12, 2021
Neuroscientists say that people are 70 per cent more likely to recall your brand after seeing it in print. Other studies have shown that 82 per cent of consumers report that they trust print ads in relation to other media. ADOBE STOCK IMAGE

David William Caldwell

June 12, 2021David William Caldwell passed away peacefully on Saturday, June 12,…

  • Jun 12, 2021