Okanagan

Aerial of Kelowna campus. (Okanagan College)

Okanagan Young Writers Awards almost closed for 2022

Submissions end Nov. 30 and the finalists will be announced on Dec. 9

 

Central Okanagan Board of Education joined by Judge Lisa Wyatt. (File photo)

School briefs: Central Okanagan trustees get committee assignments

Trustees Julia Fraser and Wayne Broughton each chair two committees

 

The Kelowna Rockets are in action in Everett on Friday and at home on Saturday. (@KelownaRocketsWHL/Instagram)

Kelowna Sports Weekend Preview: Rockets home and away, Warriors look to end losing streak

The Rockets, Warriors, and Chiefs are all looking to get back in the win column

 

(Black Press file photo)

EDITORIAL: Consider factors behind criminal activity

Knowing patterns and statistics can help in quest for solutions

  • Nov 25, 2022
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Nabyl Dine has been missing since Sept. 5, 2022. (RCMP/Contributed)

Kelowna RCMP remind public to keep an eye out for missing man

Nabyl Dine hasn’t been seen or heard from since Sept. 5, 2022

Nabyl Dine has been missing since Sept. 5, 2022. (RCMP/Contributed)
Juilet Bridge on the Coquihalla highway. (B.C. Transportation)

Coquihalla and Okanagan Connector on winter storm watch

The storm is expected to hit the highways with 20 centimetres of snow on Saturday night (Nov. 25)

Juilet Bridge on the Coquihalla highway. (B.C. Transportation)
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Morning Start: Dalmatians

Your morning start for Friday, Nov. 25

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Kelowna-Lake Country MLA Norm Letnick appeared before the BC Electoral Boundaries Commission Nov. 23. (Contributed)

Proposed changes to Kelowna-Lake Country provincial riding concern for MLA

Liberal MLA Norm Letnick made his concerns known to BC Electoral Boundaries Commission.

Kelowna-Lake Country MLA Norm Letnick appeared before the BC Electoral Boundaries Commission Nov. 23. (Contributed)
UBCO, many other universities, and Lululemon are working on more comfortable athletic fabric. (Photo - UBCO/Contributed)

UBC Okanagan working with Lululemon to create next-generation fabric

Other collaborators include UBC, Swiss Federal Laboratories

UBCO, many other universities, and Lululemon are working on more comfortable athletic fabric. (Photo - UBCO/Contributed)
The black Dodge Ram truck the three suspects used was stolen from Coquitlam with a license plate from Langley. (Merritt RCMP/Submitted)

3 people arrested following pickup chase on Coquihalla

It is unknown if the suspects are related to recent criminal events in Merritt, Lower Mainland

The black Dodge Ram truck the three suspects used was stolen from Coquitlam with a license plate from Langley. (Merritt RCMP/Submitted)
Kelowna Rockets defenseman Jackson DeSouza and Seattle Thunderbirds forward Reid Schaefer battle for the puck in Seattle on Wednesday, Nov. 23. (Photo - Brian Liesse/Seattle Thunderbirds)

Kydd, DeSouza score as Kelowna Rockets fall in Seattle

The Rockets play next in Everett on Friday night (Nov. 25)

Kelowna Rockets defenseman Jackson DeSouza and Seattle Thunderbirds forward Reid Schaefer battle for the puck in Seattle on Wednesday, Nov. 23. (Photo - Brian Liesse/Seattle Thunderbirds)
Administrative office in Kelowna for Central Okanagan Public Schools. (File photo)

Central Okanagan Parents Advisory Council takes issue with school board chair election process

School board chair says trustees committed to working collaboratively

  • Nov 24, 2022
Administrative office in Kelowna for Central Okanagan Public Schools. (File photo)
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Morning Start: Frost Flowers

Your morning start for Thursday, Nov. 24

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RCMP staging behind equipment on the Coquihalla, Nov. 23. (Contributed)
RCMP staging behind equipment on the Coquihalla, Nov. 23. (Contributed)
Phase 4 of the Kicking Horse Canyon Trans-Canada Highway project is expected to complete in early 2024 (MOTI)

Trans-Canada Highway near Golden reopening to the public

The highway near Golden will reopen Nov. 25 at 6 a.m.

Phase 4 of the Kicking Horse Canyon Trans-Canada Highway project is expected to complete in early 2024 (MOTI)
Kelowna Rockets take on the Seattle Thunderbirds Wednesday night in Seattle. (Paige Bednorz/Kelowna Rockets)

Kelowna Rockets without captain as they soar south to take on Seattle

The Rockets are looking to extend their winning streak to three games

Kelowna Rockets take on the Seattle Thunderbirds Wednesday night in Seattle. (Paige Bednorz/Kelowna Rockets)
Ronald Karlson was arrested early Tuesday morning, Nov. 23. 
(Photo/Merritt RCMP)

Fifth standoff in eight days in Merritt leads to prolific offender’s arrest

Ronald Karlson was arrested early Tuesday morning (Nov. 23) after a lengthy standoff

Ronald Karlson was arrested early Tuesday morning, Nov. 23. 
(Photo/Merritt RCMP)
Every newborn baby in Scotland gets a baby box. (Photo - @edinnews/Twitter)

Morning Start: Scotland’s baby boxes

Your morning start for Wednesday, Nov. 23

Every newborn baby in Scotland gets a baby box. (Photo - @edinnews/Twitter)
Kelowna’s Tree of Hope is lighting for the 25th year on Friday, Nov. 25. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)

Donations to be matched for YMCA at Kelowna’s Tree of Hope

The Tree of Hope lights on Friday, Nov. 25

Kelowna’s Tree of Hope is lighting for the 25th year on Friday, Nov. 25. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)
West Kelowna native Ethan Beselt (number 4) has earned all-star recognition in his senior season with the SFU Red Leafs. 
(Photo/SFU Red Leafs)

West Kelowna SFU star receives all-conference honour

Beselt finished his career with 98 catches for 1,317 yards, and nine touchdowns in 32 games.

West Kelowna native Ethan Beselt (number 4) has earned all-star recognition in his senior season with the SFU Red Leafs. 
(Photo/SFU Red Leafs)
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