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Suspected social media accounts of accused Kelowna hamster torturer emerge

Leighton Allen Labute, 20, is facing six charges related to his alleged torture of a hamster

Paid parking in Kelowna to resume in stages

Paid parking back June 1 around Kelowna General Hospital and some downtown parking, further restrictions lifted June 15

COVID-19 closes Okanagan College summer camps

Popular Camp OC put on shelf from Salmon Arm to Penticton, and Revelstoke, until 2021

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R.V. ablaze put out by Kelowna fire department
Highway 33 washout near Joe Rich
Black bear and cub spotted searching garbage cans in Lake Country
West Kelowna motorcycle crash sends one to hospital

Trial to continue for Surrey man accused of killing partner in West Kelowna

Trial resumes June 1 after a lengthy break caused by pandemic

Petition seeks to clean up Okanagan forests ‘carpeted’ with shotgun shells

Penticton man says making shot-gun shells refundable would create cleaner forests

Bernard Avenue will be closed to vehicles this summer

Kelowna’s main drag will be a pedestrian-only roadway from June 29 through the Labour Day long weekend

Video: Okanagan mayors encourage water conservation this summer

Water conservation this summer could be more important than ever, experts say

Proposed wine centre in historic downtown Kelowna building moved to public hearing

The public will get an opportunity to give input on the proposed 625-person capacity wine centre

Kelowna man charged with animal cruelty

The 20-year-old Kelowna resident remains in custody

Eco-friendly bus service seeks to add Kelowna to Osoyoos route

Bus would stop in Kelowna, West Kelowna, Peachland, Summerland, Penticton, Kaledan, Oliver, Osoyoos

Kelowna trial date set for Penticton quadruple-homicide

John Brittain’s jury trial will commence on Oct 5, 2020 in Kelowna

School buses could remain parked as Central Okanagan students return to class

SD23 staff has recommended the cancellation of transportation services for the remainder of the school year

Power knocked out for 1,700 Lake Country residents

BC Hydro crews on scene to restore the outage

Penticton Search and Rescue airlifts injured mountain biker near Naramata

The Penticton Fire Department initially took the call and attended to the injured biker.

COVID-19 ‘not a death sentence’ says Penticton woman after seeing senior mother recover

Cancer, blindness, a fractured hip, dementia, and COVID-19 not enough to bring Betty Jukes down

Property Tax notices are in the mail: City of Kelowna

Property tax payments are due on July 2, though late penalties will not be applied until September

625-capacity wine centre proposed in historic former Keg building

The building at the corner of Lawrence Avenue and Water Street, in Kelowna, was built in 1908

Coldstream reopens beaches, public spaces

The district has entered Phase 3 of its COVID-19 reopening plan

Former Kelowna pharmacist accused of distributing opioids without a prescription

Dayton Cliff Sobool denies the allegations made by the B.C. College of Pharmacists

‘Full recovery will take up to three years’: Kelowna International Airport

Kelowna International Airport’s domestic and international flights have drastically dropped since the pandemic began