Community

Okanagan wineries donate $10,000 to United Way’s COVID-19 relief fund

A three-month-long promotion at local liquor stores saw $1 from every wine purchase going towards the program

Penticton seniors choir moves online during pandemic

The Penticton Tune-Agers use Zoom to practice their music

Kelowna’s Gospel Mission providing relief from heat wave

The Community is encouraged to keep a close eye out for those living rough at this time

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Kelowna paint night program responds to COVID-19 with outdoor sessions
The Kelowna Capital News team plants a tree for Earth Day
Cougar caught on camera in Lake Country
Snow blankets Kelowna

New North Okanagan playground in the works

Beasley Park playground is taking shape in the district

QUIZ: A summer’s day on the water

How much do you know about boats and other watercraft?

‘Humans of Peachland’ photo project highlights local businesses

The Peachland Chamber of Commerce’s summer students are spearheading the project

‘It’s been a great career’: Penticton’s deputy fire chief retires

“It feels awesome, it’s been a great career, I can’t believe how quick it’s come,” said Chris Forster

Okanagan charity receives money from Big White to catch illegal dumpers

Okanagan Forest Task Force uses hidden cameras to catch people illegally dumping

Tickets for Dream Lottery include homes in Okanagan

The winner has the option to choose one of eight grand prizes

  • Jul 23, 2020

Snapshot: Seven-year-old boy recognized for rescue on Shuswap Lake

Sicamous RCMP present Cody Krabbendam with certificate for bravery

History in photos: Constructon of Kelowna Line

This picture was taken sometime around 1922

  • Jul 23, 2020

Films raise awareness of Salmon Arm non-profit rescuing horses from slaughter

Public votes for video could benefit Freedom’s Gate Equine Rescue

900-pound canoe carved by Westbank First Nations youth

The carving started after a blessing ceremony

Kelowna Fire Department asks residents to trim yards to prevent fires

The department also reminded residents that open burning is prohibited on public, private property

Easter Seals charity organization hosting virtual camp-out for BC residents

The virtual “Great B.C. Camp Out” on Aug. 1 is targeted for families who are missing out on camping

North Okanagan hosts final summer book sale

Vernon Friends of the Library taking a break for the summer

QUIZ: In honour of Prince George

The heir to the British throne celebrates his birthday on July 22

Active volcanoes in South Okanagan

Crater Mountain is one of 16 volcanoes of the Penticton Group of Volcanoes

Popular Okanagan/Shuswap hiking guide updated

Fourth edition of Okanagan Tips & Trails now available in bookstores