Kelowna

Carlos Sigurnjak went missing about 4 p.m. on Tuesday, April 6, according to a Facebook post by his family. (Facebook/Carlos Sigurnjak profile)

UPDATE: Clearwater RCMP find missing man from Kelowna

Sigurnjak was found just before 2 p.m. April 8 by a passerby.

 

Patsy Lesiuk died at Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital on March 11. She became infected with COVID-19 at Kelowna General Hospital in February. Photo: Courtesy the Lesiuk family

Trail family seeks answers after losing mother to COVID-19 infection

Patsy Lesiuk contracted the novel coronavirus at Kelowna General Hospital in February

 

On March 25 ground was broken at the future site of the KF Centre for Excellence. (Phil McLachlan/Capital News)

‘God, I love aviation’: KF Aerospace breaks ground for future Kelowna aviation centre

Kelowna aviation company celebrates 51 years on same day as groundbreaking

 

Chickadees are one of the most common birds that can be easily spotted in parks around the Okanagan. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)

Birds return to Central Okanagan parks on the wings of spring

The RDCO is offering free birdwatching kits to help people explore local parks

Chickadees are one of the most common birds that can be easily spotted in parks around the Okanagan. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)
Eileen Neufeld, pictured in the hospital with her daughter Amanda Mota, is in need of funds for extensive chemotherapy and surgery costs after a diagnosis with ovarian cancer. (Amanda Mota)

West Kelowna woman in need of donations for battle against ovarian cancer

Eileen Neufeld has a goal of $10,000 on GoFundMe

Eileen Neufeld, pictured in the hospital with her daughter Amanda Mota, is in need of funds for extensive chemotherapy and surgery costs after a diagnosis with ovarian cancer. (Amanda Mota)
Artemex Mexican Handcrafts, located in West Kelowna, has been selected as one of the five finalists in 2021 Small Business BC Awards. (Google Images)

Mexican entrepreneur in West Kelowna a finalist in Small Business BC Awards

Artemex Mexican Handcrafts is in the top five for the Best Immigrant Entrepreneur Award

Artemex Mexican Handcrafts, located in West Kelowna, has been selected as one of the five finalists in 2021 Small Business BC Awards. (Google Images)
Dustin Betuzzi photo

Residents asked to keep off Kelowna sports fields until official open

Sports fields closed for pre-season maintenance

Dustin Betuzzi photo
On March 28, Jackknife Brewing will launch the Celebrating Sisters Brew Campaign to raise awareness and funds for the missing and murdered Indigenous women of Canada. (Photo Submitted)

Kelowna brewery launches new beer for Indigenous Brew Day

Jackknife Brewing is launching the Celebrating Sisters Brew Campaign

On March 28, Jackknife Brewing will launch the Celebrating Sisters Brew Campaign to raise awareness and funds for the missing and murdered Indigenous women of Canada. (Photo Submitted)
The Interior Wildlife Rehabilitation Society is fundraising to open a centre for orphaned and injured wildlife. (Pixabay)
The Interior Wildlife Rehabilitation Society is fundraising to open a centre for orphaned and injured wildlife. (Pixabay)
The second annual #LandmarkLove Mother’s Day Drive-Thru Fundraiser will launch on April 20. (Photo by Emily Jaycox)

Celebrate mom with #LandmarkLove in Kelowna

Starting April 20, purchase curated gift totes for mom and support Central Okanagan Food Bank

  • Mar 18, 2021
The second annual #LandmarkLove Mother’s Day Drive-Thru Fundraiser will launch on April 20. (Photo by Emily Jaycox)
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Kelowna airport loses international status

YLW must reapply for ‘international’ designation before June 30

(Black Press file photo)
Kelowna Canadian Italian Club members (from left to right) Emma Rantucci, Romi Marcanio, president Joe Iafrancesco and Clelia Bertolani were featured this week on Carli’s Cultural Connections inside the club’s hall on Lawrence Avenue. - Credit: Carli Berry/Capital News
From left to right, Kelowna Canadian Italian Club members Emma Rantucci, Romi Marcanio, president Joe Iafrancesco and Clelia Bertolani were pictured outside of the club’s hall on Lawrence Avenue in 2018. (Carli Berry, Kelowna Capital News)

Kelowna Canadian Italian Club celebrates 55th anniversary over Zoom

During their virtual celebration, the KCIC unveiled a video documentary series on the stories of Italian immigrants.

Kelowna Canadian Italian Club members (from left to right) Emma Rantucci, Romi Marcanio, president Joe Iafrancesco and Clelia Bertolani were featured this week on Carli’s Cultural Connections inside the club’s hall on Lawrence Avenue. - Credit: Carli Berry/Capital News
From left to right, Kelowna Canadian Italian Club members Emma Rantucci, Romi Marcanio, president Joe Iafrancesco and Clelia Bertolani were pictured outside of the club’s hall on Lawrence Avenue in 2018. (Carli Berry, Kelowna Capital News)
Okanagan Culinary and Pastry Arts students Jessica Madinabeitia and Mariko Nagata prepare lunches for the OC Serves Up program.

Okanagan College serves up free healthy meals to students facing food insecurity

Students who are struggling financially have access to free healthy meals through the OC Serves Up initiative.

Okanagan Culinary and Pastry Arts students Jessica Madinabeitia and Mariko Nagata prepare lunches for the OC Serves Up program.
A puppy stolen from a West Kelowna residence has been reunited with its family. (Kelowna RCMP)

Stolen puppy reunited with West Kelowna family

A happy ending; puppy stolen from West Kelowna vehicle found in Kelowna, returned to family

A puppy stolen from a West Kelowna residence has been reunited with its family. (Kelowna RCMP)
Chef James Holmes, of Salt and Brick in Kelowna.

Kelowna restaurant’s TV premiere shines spotlight on Okanagan

Salt and Brick is featured on Food Network’s Big Food Bucket List

Chef James Holmes, of Salt and Brick in 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
Navreet Sandu is a co-owner along with Navroop Dhillon of the new Tasty 2 for 1 pizza outlet in Glenmore. (Contributed)
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

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)
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

Kelowna City Hall. (Michael Rodriguez - Capital News)
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)