Evening Recap: What made news in Kelowna, Oct. 19

Your evening recap features news from the Kelowna courts and a BC Supreme Court civil case involving the Okanagan Rail Trail

A recap of another busy news day in Kelowna and around the world

It was an eventful news day in Kelowna, especially in the court system, while fans of the Jays were down and fans of presidential debates were up.

Here’s your nightly top 5.

1. The courts

•There was a surprise plea accepted at a manslaughter trial where a man was on trial for stabbing his ex fiance. He will be sentenced Friday.

•The Okanagan Rail Trail was in the news but as part of a civil lawsuit over land in Lake Country, on the back side of Wood Lake, where former Kelowna city councillor Colin Day is suing Lake Country for expropriating his land.

•Also, a Kelowna man received a nine month sentence for obstructing justice by threatening a witness in his upcoming trial.

2. Accident Update

Find out where the investigation into the fatal crash is now and the next steps as the wreckage is set to be removed by helicopter.

3. James Casorso

A true-blue Kelowna kid—Casorso? Come on—Congrats to James Casorso, named a Canadian College’s  All-Canadian today in golf.

4. The Jays

5. The Debate



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