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Kelowna writer named a runner-up in national contest

Kelowna writer named a runner-up in national contest

Shannon Linden was cited by CBC Books as a runner up in its 2016 CBC Creative Nonfiction contest for her book Eighteen
New Westbank First Nation's council sworn in

New Westbank First Nation's council sworn in

First Nation's band near Kelowna swears in its new chief and council after election last week
Exercise prescriptions could keep Kelowna's elderly healthy

Exercise prescriptions could keep Kelowna's elderly healthy

It helps if seniors have exercise guidelines to follow, to combat age-related frailty, UBCO research shows.
West Kelowna cycling shooter facing attempted murder charge

West Kelowna cycling shooter facing attempted murder charge

West Kelowna man Tyrone Reynolds McGee is now facing the charge of attempted murder for his role in a summer shooting.
Win for No side in West Kelowna city hall borrowing referendum made official

Win for No side in West Kelowna city hall borrowing referendum made official

Losing Yes side has until Monday to request a judicial recount but has not said if it will make such a request.
Fatal Westside accident investigated

Fatal Westside accident investigated

Emergency services personnel were sent to a serious accident Tuesday night north of Vernon at Highway 97 and Westside Road
Guns, drugs swept up by Kelowna RCMP

Guns, drugs swept up by Kelowna RCMP

On a search warrant, RCMP raided a Kelowna home late Monday, netting firearms and a large quantity of illegal drugs.
NDP says fentanyl crisis not being dealt with

NDP says fentanyl crisis not being dealt with

It's a “public safety crisis that puts both casual and experienced drug users … at risk every day," says NDP's Mike Farnsworth.
Kids in West Kelowna school bus get bumped

Kids in West Kelowna school bus get bumped

The school bus about 30 kids were in for their morning ride to school, rear-ended by driver allegedly on the phone.
West Kelowna won't say if referendum recount is underway

West Kelowna won't say if referendum recount is underway

The official results will be released Wednesday afternoon at the city's municipal offices.