Wanda MacKinnon stands outside the Rotary Centre for the Arts after graduating from PEOPLE Employment Services’ first cohort, on July 7, 2019. (David Venn - Capital News)

Weekly roundup: Rutland street art, Lake Country talent, Kelowna homelessness

Just incase you missed them …

Here are your top five stories of the past week:

1. From homeless to housed: A woman’s journey

This article is part one of a five-part series on the differing perspectives of the homeless versus mainstream culture and how that stigma associated with being homeless directly affects their relationships between authorities, public space and themselves.

2. Rutland street art

The Kelowna neighbourhood will be known for its incredible murals and wall art, with an event planned in August to show off the new additions.

3. Lake Country superstar singer on the rise

Fourteen-year-old Keala Morazain is going to bring a new performance to Live! in Lake Country

4. Breastless friends forever

They met during chemotherapy and now they’re inseparable.

5. Payphones are on their last post

There are two street-side payphones left in Kelowna: one outside the Kelowna Law Courts on Water Street and another a block away outside Kelowna Memorial Arena on Doyle Avenue.

David Venn
Reporter, Kelowna Capital News
Email me at david.venn@kelownacapnews.com
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