Kelowna

Navreet Sandu is a co-owner along with Navroop Dhillon of the new Tasty 2 for 1 pizza outlet in Glenmore. (Contributed)

Straight from DeHart

New pizza outlet offers varied menu

  • Jan 6, 2021

 

Mitch Carefoot of Kelowna, close friend of Kyle Blanleil, does a handstand for Halle Krawczyk as part of their #handstandforhalle fundraising campaign to raise money to support the Krawczyk family of Salmon Arm because their daughter, 12-year-old Halle, must go to Pittsburgh for life-saving surgeries from a rare spinal cancer. (#handstandforhalle Facebook video)

Hockey community stands on its head to support Shuswap girl with cancer

#handstandforhalle asks people to do a handstand on video to draw supporters to gofundme campaign

 

Kelowna City Hall. (Michael Rodriguez - Capital News)

Kelowna councillor encourages holiday shoppers to buy local as businesses struggle

‘Some of these businesses may not be around if we don’t,’ said Coun. Brad Sieben

 

94-year-old Kelowna Veteran and retired reverend, Dick Fletcher sits in his living room, reminiscing about his time in the military. (Phil McLachlan - Capital News)

‘Peace is the most important thing we have’: Kelowna WWII veteran reflects

Dick Fletcher is one of the last remaining Second World War veterans in Kelowna

94-year-old Kelowna Veteran and retired reverend, Dick Fletcher sits in his living room, reminiscing about his time in the military. (Phil McLachlan - Capital News)
Supt. Kara Triance is the Kelowna RCMP’s new top brass. (Phil McLachlan - Capital News)

Kelowna’s new top cop promises communication, collaboration, good conduct

Kara Triance ready to tackle high-profile issues, has high expectations for detachment

Supt. Kara Triance is the Kelowna RCMP’s new top brass. (Phil McLachlan - Capital News)
Hiawatha RV Park will be demolished starting in February, to make room for a new condo development. Residents have four months to leave. (Phil McLachlan - Capital News)

‘I don’t know what to do’; Another Hiawatha resident pleas for eviction extension

Hiawatha RV Park residents have four months to leave the neighbourhood

Hiawatha RV Park will be demolished starting in February, to make room for a new condo development. Residents have four months to leave. (Phil McLachlan - Capital News)
Superintendent of the Kelowna RCMP, Kara Triance. (Capital News file)
Superintendent of the Kelowna RCMP, Kara Triance. (Capital News file)
Police identified a 1991 Chevrolet Suburban as a vehicle of interest following the death of a woman Oct. 10 near Parksville. (Submitted/RCMP)

UPDATE: Man turns himself in to Kelowna RCMP after fatal hit-and-run in Parksville

Man turns himself in to RCMP in Kelowna after seeing news reports

Police identified a 1991 Chevrolet Suburban as a vehicle of interest following the death of a woman Oct. 10 near Parksville. (Submitted/RCMP)
The memorial for a Kelowna’s Ernie Gabbs, a man killed in a 2019 cycling accident, has been vandalized. (Phil McLachlan - Capital News)

Ghost Bike memorial for Kelowna paraplegic vandalized

Family and friends were shocked to discover the Ghost Bike memorial broken, mangled and burned

The memorial for a Kelowna’s Ernie Gabbs, a man killed in a 2019 cycling accident, has been vandalized. (Phil McLachlan - Capital News)
Drugs, weapons seized from downtown Kelowna residence

Drugs, weapons seized from downtown Kelowna residence

Search warrant was in relation to an active criminal investigation into suspected drug trafficking

Drugs, weapons seized from downtown Kelowna residence
Kelowna busker lives off poems he writes on-demand

Kelowna busker lives off poems he writes on-demand

Give him a word and some coin, and he’ll write you a poem on-the-spot

Kelowna busker lives off poems he writes on-demand
Kamloops RCMP say they have a team looking for explosives found under Lafarge Bridge Wednesday, Aug. 26 (Black Press Media files)

Kamloops RCMP close Lafarge Bridge after fisherman catches bag of explosives

Police specialists are now searching for the bag left floating under the bridge

Kamloops RCMP say they have a team looking for explosives found under Lafarge Bridge Wednesday, Aug. 26 (Black Press Media files)
Police are looking to speak to an unidentified older man spotted with a previously missing Kelowna teen. (Contributed)

UPDATE: Missing Kelowna teen located

Police are still looking to speak with the unidentified man she was spotted with

Police are looking to speak to an unidentified older man spotted with a previously missing Kelowna teen. (Contributed)
Three charged in storage locker break-ins in Surrey, Langley Hope: RCMP (Photos: Surrey RCMP)

Three charged in storage locker crime spree that includes Kelowna

Police say the estimated value of stolen items ‘in excess of $200,000’

Three charged in storage locker break-ins in Surrey, Langley Hope: RCMP (Photos: Surrey RCMP)
Kashif Sheikh, 46, drowned trying to save his daughter on Father’s Day. (Submitted photo)

Surrey realtor drowns in Okanagan trying to save daughter

Delta resident, 46, perishes while trying to save daughter, 13, near waterfall

Kashif Sheikh, 46, drowned trying to save his daughter on Father’s Day. (Submitted photo)
Trestles at Myra Canyon near Kelowna on the Kettle Valley Railway, which is said to be the longest trail network in British Columbia. (Black Press Media file photo)

Kelowna: Myra Canyon’s spectacular views will take your breath away

Stunning network of former railway trestles make for a fantastic family-friendly day hike

Trestles at Myra Canyon near Kelowna on the Kettle Valley Railway, which is said to be the longest trail network in British Columbia. (Black Press Media file photo)
Hikers ramble near Sparkling Hill looking down on Adventure Bay on Okanagan Lake. (Colin Baxter /Black Press Media file photo)

Kelowna: Okanagan Lake is a massive, beautiful waterway

135-kilometre lake is the heart and soul of the Okanagan

Hikers ramble near Sparkling Hill looking down on Adventure Bay on Okanagan Lake. (Colin Baxter /Black Press Media file photo)
With 40 wineries in the Kelowna area, visitors are going to want to take at least a day to visit them all. (Black Press Media file photo)

Kelowna: Wine, wine, wine, and more wine

With 40 wineries in the Kelowna area, the place is famous for food, fun, sun and wine

With 40 wineries in the Kelowna area, visitors are going to want to take at least a day to visit them all. (Black Press Media file photo)
Big White Ski Resort has been closed since March 16, in response to COVID-19. Photo Facebook

‘All avoidable’: Man suffers back injury at closed Big White ski hill near Kelowna

A 19-year-old man was taken to hospital with a serious back injury

Big White Ski Resort has been closed since March 16, in response to COVID-19. Photo Facebook
Ballet Kelowna explores love in Valentine’s Day show

Ballet Kelowna explores love in Valentine’s Day show

The program will showcase three Canadian choreographers’ works

Ballet Kelowna explores love in Valentine’s Day show