Good morning Kelowna, for Tuesday Dec. 6, 2016

Here's some local news to chat up around the coffee machine this morning.

1. Weather outlook: Cloudy with a 40 per cent chance of flurries this morning. Winds 20, gusting to 40 km/h in the afternoon. The temperature will hover around -4 C.

2. The school district wants to build a middle school in The Ponds, not in Kettle Valley as originally proposed. Now the city wants to know what residents say about that before allowing land left vacant for the school in Kettle Valley to be rezoned residential.  http://www.kelownacapnews.com/news/404996226.html

3. All across the nation: Big trucks are being stolen. Ford F350s Super Duty’s are six of the top 10 vehicles stolen in Canada.   http://www.kelownacapnews.com/news/404991186.html

4. People to congratulate: Paradigm Mortgage Corp. and MNP won small and large workplace awards respectively for their mentally healthy workplaces, from the Canadian Mental Health Association, Kelowna branch. http://www.kelownacapnews.com/business/405003676.html

5. Somewhere to park: Street-level parking around Kelowna General Hospital will be under new bylaws come the new year. http://www.kelownacapnews.com/news/404993296.html

 

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