Kelowna

Grumpy’s Christmas Tree Farm opened for annual sales Nov. 19, 2022. (Grumpy’s Christmas Tree Farm/Facebook)

Kelowna Christmas tree farm open for sales

Grumpy’s Christmas Tree Farm opened for pre-cut sales Nov. 19

Grumpy’s Christmas Tree Farm opened for annual sales Nov. 19, 2022. (Grumpy’s Christmas Tree Farm/Facebook)
Kelowna native Jesse Briggs is looking to help Winnipeg win their third straight Grey Cup on Sunday, Nov. 20. (Photo - @WPG_BlueBombers/Twitter)

109th Grey Cup to feature Kelowna flare, looking for third straight title

Jesse Briggs has been with Winnipeg since his rookie year in 2014

Kelowna native Jesse Briggs is looking to help Winnipeg win their third straight Grey Cup on Sunday, Nov. 20. (Photo - @WPG_BlueBombers/Twitter)
The Lake Country Native Association held their 25th annual Winter Family Gathering Pow Wow at Winfield Memorial Hall on Saturday, Nov 19. (Photo - Jordy Cunningham/Kelowna Capital News)
The Lake Country Native Association held their 25th annual Winter Family Gathering Pow Wow at Winfield Memorial Hall on Saturday, Nov 19. (Photo - Jordy Cunningham/Kelowna Capital News)
The Merritt RCMP arrested three men for kidnapping after they tried to flee the scene. (Anastasia Cash)

3 arrested, charged following multiple shots fired and alleged kidnapping in Merritt

The three men were arrested as they tried to flee the scene

The Merritt RCMP arrested three men for kidnapping after they tried to flee the scene. (Anastasia Cash)
In his first year as the Okanagan Sun’s head coach, Travis Miller led them to their first Canadian Cup in 22 years. (Photo - Marissa Baecker/@okanagan_sun Twitter)

First year, first national title: Travis Miller leads Okanagan Sun to championship

Miller was named the Sun’s head coach on April 2, 2022

In his first year as the Okanagan Sun’s head coach, Travis Miller led them to their first Canadian Cup in 22 years. (Photo - Marissa Baecker/@okanagan_sun Twitter)
The Penticton Vees extended their win streak to 19 games on Friday, Nov. 18, defeating the West Kelowna Warriors 11-2. (Brennan Phillips- Western News)
The Penticton Vees extended their win streak to 19 games on Friday, Nov. 18, defeating the West Kelowna Warriors 11-2. (Brennan Phillips- Western News)
Kelowna Rockets forward Colton Dach celebrates a goal in the team’s 10-3 win over the Spokane Chiefs on Friday night, Nov. 18 (Photo - Steve Dunsmoor/Kelowna Rockets)

Hang 10: Kelowna Rockets stomp Spokane in first meeting of the season

The Rockets had seven different goal scorers and eight players with multi-point nights

Kelowna Rockets forward Colton Dach celebrates a goal in the team’s 10-3 win over the Spokane Chiefs on Friday night, Nov. 18 (Photo - Steve Dunsmoor/Kelowna Rockets)
The Scoop. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)

This Week in the OK: Off-duty heroics and stranded pets

Josh Piercey recaps the top news items from around the Okanagan-Shuswap region

The Scoop. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)
Jack’s Winter Wonder Bar opened Nov. 17. (Black Press Media)

Walk into a ‘Winter Wonder Bar’ this season at Jack’s in Kelowna

The pop-up bar runs from Nov. 17 to Dec. 26

Jack’s Winter Wonder Bar opened Nov. 17. (Black Press Media)
Kelowna RCMP pulled over someone every six minutes in a two-hour span in a distracted driving blitz. (File photo)

Kelowna RCMP pull over 30 people in two-hour span in distracted driving blitz

A distracting driving ticket results in a $368 fine and four points added to your license

Kelowna RCMP pulled over someone every six minutes in a two-hour span in a distracted driving blitz. (File photo)
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Morning Start: Millionaires in Switzerland

Your morning start for Friday, Nov. 18

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Firefighters and RCMP on Rail Trail, Nov. 17. (Jordy Cunningham/ Capital News)

‘It’s not the first and it won’t be the last’: Fire crews douse blaze on Kelowna’s Rail Trail

Those experiencing homelessness are building campfires for warmth off the Rail Trail

Firefighters and RCMP on Rail Trail, Nov. 17. (Jordy Cunningham/ Capital News)
Minister Harjit Sajjan tours the new Clean Tech Hub at UBCO on Nov. 16, 2022. (Brittany Webster/Capital News)

UBC Okanagan launches new Clean Tech Hub

The tour preceded a funding announcement by Minister Sajjan

Minister Harjit Sajjan tours the new Clean Tech Hub at UBCO on Nov. 16, 2022. (Brittany Webster/Capital News)
Truck fire. (Jordy Cunningham/ Capital News)

Vehicle fire closes Scenic Road in Kelowna

Scenic Road is closed at Glenmore Road while emergency crews are on scene

Truck fire. (Jordy Cunningham/ Capital News)
Rising food prices at the grocery store have added to the 23.7 per cent increase in the living wage for Kelowna. (Contributed)

Rising food, rental costs: Kelowna’s living wage takes a dramatic leap

Living wage now calculated at $22.88 an hour

Rising food prices at the grocery store have added to the 23.7 per cent increase in the living wage for Kelowna. (Contributed)
Kelowna resident Joseph Driscoll was last seen in Kamloops on Friday, Nov. 11 (Photo - Kamloops RCMP)

Missing Kelowna man last seen in Kamloops

Joseph Driscoll was last seen in Kamloops on Friday, Nov. 11

Kelowna resident Joseph Driscoll was last seen in Kamloops on Friday, Nov. 11 (Photo - Kamloops RCMP)
SheCreates workshop starts Jan. 21.

Charity hosts free entrepreneur workshop for young women in Kelowna

The SheCreates program was designed by Her International

SheCreates workshop starts Jan. 21.
Kelowna’s newest energy efficient ‘net-zero’ home is open to the public for the next six months to bring awareness to the benefits of an energy efficient home (Photo - Mullins Drafting and Design/Facebook)

Kelowna welcomes ‘net-zero’ home to the public

It is the second net-zero house in Kelowna

Kelowna’s newest energy efficient ‘net-zero’ home is open to the public for the next six months to bring awareness to the benefits of an energy efficient home (Photo - Mullins Drafting and Design/Facebook)
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Morning Start: The distance blood travels

Your morning start for Thursday, Nov. 17

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A vehicle drove into a building at Orchard Plaza on Nov. 16, 2022. (Jordy Cunningham/Capital News)

Car crashes through Kelowna office building

The driver was treated on scene

A vehicle drove into a building at Orchard Plaza on Nov. 16, 2022. (Jordy Cunningham/Capital News)
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