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Shelley Cook was acclaimed the NDP’s candidate for the upcoming Kelowna West byelection Sunday with Premier John Horgan by her side.-Image: Alistair Waters/Capital News

Shelley Cook named NDP’s candidate in Kelowna West

After losing to Christy Clark in May’s election, Cook will give it another shot in byelection

Shelley Cook was acclaimed the NDP’s candidate for the upcoming Kelowna West byelection Sunday with Premier John Horgan by her side.-Image: Alistair Waters/Capital News
Premier John Horgan with Kelowna West NDP candidate Shelley Cook at Sunday’s nomination meeting where Cook was acclaimed as the party’s candidate in the upcoming byelection. —Image: Alistair Waters/Capital News

Kelowna West voters to pick Christy Clark’s replacement in February

Premier John Horgan says while no date yet, he will call the byelection in early January.

Premier John Horgan with Kelowna West NDP candidate Shelley Cook at Sunday’s nomination meeting where Cook was acclaimed as the party’s candidate in the upcoming byelection. —Image: Alistair Waters/Capital News
Heated exchanges highlight fourth B.C. Liberal leadership debate

Heated exchanges highlight fourth B.C. Liberal leadership debate

Feisty moments as the six candidates square off in Kelowna Saturday

Heated exchanges highlight fourth B.C. Liberal leadership debate
Liberal leadership candidate, former transportation minister and current Kamloops-area MLA Todd Stone speaking in Kelowna Friday.—Alistair Waters/Capital News

Liberal leadership hopeful Todd Stone releases his “bold vision”

Former transportation minister outlines what he would do as premier

Liberal leadership candidate, former transportation minister and current Kamloops-area MLA Todd Stone speaking in Kelowna Friday.—Alistair Waters/Capital News
Mike de Jong speaking at UBC Okanagan in Kelowna on Friday.—Alistair Waters/Capital News

De Jong floats idea of more money for kids’ educations

Former finance minister and Liberal leadership candidate says he’d add $500 a year to RESPs

Mike de Jong speaking at UBC Okanagan in Kelowna on Friday.—Alistair Waters/Capital News
Okanagan College has seen its number increase steadily over the last few years.—Image: Alistair Waters/Capital News

Okanagan College numbers growing

College expects biggest ever enrolment next year

Okanagan College has seen its number increase steadily over the last few years.—Image: Alistair Waters/Capital News
The six B.C. Liberal leadership hopefuls debated for a third time in Nanaimo Nov. 19.—Image: Nanaimo Bulletin

Liberal leadership hopefuls in Kelowna

Fourth debate goes at Coast Capri Hotel Saturday

The six B.C. Liberal leadership hopefuls debated for a third time in Nanaimo Nov. 19.—Image: Nanaimo Bulletin
Uber Canada’s Mike van Hemmen speaks to the Kelowna Chamber of Commerce Thursday.—Image: Alistair Waters/Capital News

Uber official says public needs to push for ridesharing in B.C.

Mike van Hemmen tells Kelowna Chamber of commerce ridesharing would be ‘win-win-win’

Uber Canada’s Mike van Hemmen speaks to the Kelowna Chamber of Commerce Thursday.—Image: Alistair Waters/Capital News
New multi-million baggage system up and running at YLW

New multi-million baggage system up and running at YLW

Kelowna Airport’s $39 million outbound baggage system can handle 900 bags an hour

New multi-million baggage system up and running at YLW
A new UBCO study says kids benefit from taking technology outdoors.—contributed

Kids, the great outdoors and technology

UBCO study says send your kids outside but let them take their electronic devices

A new UBCO study says kids benefit from taking technology outdoors.—contributed
Kelowna Chamber of Commerce president Tom Dyas (right) and chamber executive director Dan Rogers (left) appear before the B.C. Fair Wages Commission in Kelowna Tuesday.—Image: Alistair Waters/Capital News

Making the case for and against a $15 per hour minimum wage in B.C.

Fair Wages Commission hears both sides during a stop in Kelowna

Kelowna Chamber of Commerce president Tom Dyas (right) and chamber executive director Dan Rogers (left) appear before the B.C. Fair Wages Commission in Kelowna Tuesday.—Image: Alistair Waters/Capital News
The village centre at Big White Ski Resort. —Image: contributed

Big White to send off Olympians in style

Okanagan ski resort picked as location for official send-off of Canada’s 2018 Winter Olympic team

The village centre at Big White Ski Resort. —Image: contributed
B.C.’s minimum wage in the spotlight in Kelowna Tuesday

B.C.’s minimum wage in the spotlight in Kelowna Tuesday

The Fair Wages Commission will hold a hearing to gather public input

B.C.’s minimum wage in the spotlight in Kelowna Tuesday
Former free-style skier and coach Mike Shaw now speaks to young workers and employers about safety on the job.—Image: Alistair Waters/Capital News.

‘Listen to your gut’ urges injured skier

Mike Shaw was told he’d never walk again after an accident four years ago, but he defied the odds

Former free-style skier and coach Mike Shaw now speaks to young workers and employers about safety on the job.—Image: Alistair Waters/Capital News.
Kelowna’s Flair Airlines has announced the launch of its new website.—Image: Flair Airlines

Low fare airline creates new website

Flair Airlines says the website was designed with user experience in mind

Kelowna’s Flair Airlines has announced the launch of its new website.—Image: Flair Airlines
An indoor skating rink and pop-up Christmas market will be set up on the 16th floor of the Landmark6 building Nov. 24-26.—Image: Kal West/Google

High altitude skating comes to Kelowna

Indoor, synthetic ice-rink to be set up on the 16th floor of a city high rise

An indoor skating rink and pop-up Christmas market will be set up on the 16th floor of the Landmark6 building Nov. 24-26.—Image: Kal West/Google
Cpl. Douglas Younger of the B.C. Dragoons lays a wreath along with Wendy Klassen, director of the faculty of education at UBCO during the university’s annual Remembrance ceremony Thursday at the Kelowna campus.—Image: Alistair Waters/Capital News

UBCO pauses for a moment of remembrance

Large crowd braves heavy snow to pay their respects

Cpl. Douglas Younger of the B.C. Dragoons lays a wreath along with Wendy Klassen, director of the faculty of education at UBCO during the university’s annual Remembrance ceremony Thursday at the Kelowna campus.—Image: Alistair Waters/Capital News
B.C. growers savouring wins at National Apple Competition

B.C. growers savouring wins at National Apple Competition

Summerland and Kelowna growers win top prizes in Toronto

B.C. growers savouring wins at National Apple Competition
Visibility and wind direction issues caused cancellation of flights at Kelowna International Airport Thursday.—Image: contributed

Weather affects flights at Kelowna’s airport

Visibility and wind direction cancelled some flights Thursday morning

Visibility and wind direction issues caused cancellation of flights at Kelowna International Airport Thursday.—Image: contributed
Kelowna city manager Ron Mattiussi, Bob Warner of the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations and Tara Hirsekorn of Water’s Edge Engineering review a map of the no wake/low wake areas of Okanagan Lake during the flooding that hit the Central Okanagan in the spring.—Image credit: Alistair Waters/CapitalNews

Flood recovery cost Kelowna close to $10 million says city hall

The city plans to ask the province to reimburse 80 per cent the recovery cost

Kelowna city manager Ron Mattiussi, Bob Warner of the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations and Tara Hirsekorn of Water’s Edge Engineering review a map of the no wake/low wake areas of Okanagan Lake during the flooding that hit the Central Okanagan in the spring.—Image credit: Alistair Waters/CapitalNews