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Kelowna man convicted of sexual assault could be deported after serving sentence

The man was sentenced to four months of house arrest followed by two years of probation

Be a Santa to a Senior kicks off in Okanagan

Home Instead Senior Care is offering the chance to spread joy to local seniors this holiday season

Big White Ski Resort set to kick off the season on Thursday

Sun Run, Easy Street and Free Way runs are expected to be open this weekend

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McCulloch Rd house fire
Rutland house fire
19th Tiny Tim Charity Toy Breakfast
Amnesty International Okanagan hosts Write for Rights

Judge reserves sentencing decision in former northern B.C. mayor sex assault case

The Crown is seeking four to six years federal time; the defence wants 18 months in provincial jail

Kelowna’s Tree of Memories to open for holiday season next week

Residents can place an ornament on the tree at the Kelowna Memorial Park Cemetery to remember late loved ones

Knox Mountain Drive hours changing for winter

The upper portion of Knox Mountain Drive is closing for the season effective Nov. 26

31st annual Tree Light Up and winter market to kick-off holiday season in Kelowna

Water St. from Doyle Ave. to Queensway roundabout will be closed to vehicles from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.

$12 million needed to beef up Kelowna RCMP: report

The report calls for 56 more officers and 28 civilian positions by 2025

Lake Country man pleads guilty to assault, confinement charges

Lonnie Smith entered guilty pleas on charges of aggravated assault and unlawful confinement today

Convicted Kelowna murderer’s sentencing hearing put off again

This is the sixth adjournment since Steven Randy Pirko was convicted in June 2019

Residents rescued from under-construction home

The Penticton Fire Department used their ladder truck to rescue the homeowners from the roof.

‘We represent the 40%’: Protesters swarm Kelowna RCMP over unfounded sexual assault reports

The protest was organized by two local rape survivors who had their reports deemed unfounded

Vandals target Cowork Penticton mural

‘Calliope’ is meant to be a simble for weaving separate parts together to form a community

Kelowna innkeeper’s fundraiser hits $1 million mark

This year’s Innkeeper’s Gala raises $84,080, pushing 30-year total to more than $1 million

Freezing rain, flurries possible for Central and North Okanagan

Risk of freezing rain tonight and Saturday morning in Central, North Okanagan and Connector

Health and education leaders top list of public sector wage earners in Central Okanagan

The heads of Interior Health and UBC Okanagan each received more than $300,000 last year

Tents on Leon Avenue a safety concern as winter approaches

B.C. law states a municipality cannot prohibit all public spaces from use as a temporary shelter

Police incident in Lake Country resolves peacefully

Traffic was backed up on the highway for several hours yesterday night

Kelowna RCMP need 56 more officers by 2025: report

The additional officers would cost the city nearly $10 million

Kelowna businesses fleeing Leon Avenue due to tent city

Two businesses made the decision to relocate due to crime, violence, and uncleanliness in the area