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Tim Hortons in Lake Country banded together to help raise more than $4,700 for the local food bank through its Smile Cookie campaign. (Photo submitted)

Lake Country Tim Hortons brings smiles to food bank

Annual Smile Cookie campaign raises $4,735

Tim Hortons in Lake Country banded together to help raise more than $4,700 for the local food bank through its Smile Cookie campaign. (Photo submitted)
The B.C. Hockey League’s Wenatchee Wild, the lone American franchise, is taking a hiatus from the 2020-21 season due to COVID-19 restrictions. All players have been released to find other opportunities to play. (Black Press file photo)

Wenatchee Wild taking BC Hockey League break

Loop’s lone American franchise pulls plug on 20-21 season due to COVID; vow to be back in 2021

The B.C. Hockey League’s Wenatchee Wild, the lone American franchise, is taking a hiatus from the 2020-21 season due to COVID-19 restrictions. All players have been released to find other opportunities to play. (Black Press file photo)
Members of Horsey Ladies Okanagan conduct their annual raffle and fundraiser, which was a bit different in 2020 due to COVID-19. However, the ladies still raised more than $5,700 for Old Friends Canada Society. (Contributed)

Horsey Ladies collect cash for Lake Country group

Old Friends Canada Society earns more than $5,700 from annual Horsey Ladies Okanagan event

Members of Horsey Ladies Okanagan conduct their annual raffle and fundraiser, which was a bit different in 2020 due to COVID-19. However, the ladies still raised more than $5,700 for Old Friends Canada Society. (Contributed)
A man wearing a face mask to help curb the spread of COVID-19 walks in downtown Vancouver, B.C., Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020. The use of masks is mandatory in indoor public and retail spaces in the province. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

104 new COVID-19 cases in Interior Health

IH is reporting the new numbers since Friday, Nov. 20

A man wearing a face mask to help curb the spread of COVID-19 walks in downtown Vancouver, B.C., Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020. The use of masks is mandatory in indoor public and retail spaces in the province. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League is mouring the death of former president Len Dergousoff of Salmon Arm. The longtime Revelstoke Grizziies board member, who was president from 1999-2002, lost a year-long battle with cancer at age 80. (Dergousoff family photo)

Former KIJHL president dies after cancer battle

Len Dergousoff, 80, of Salmon Arm, was longtime Revelstoke Grizzlies exec, president 1999-2002

The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League is mouring the death of former president Len Dergousoff of Salmon Arm. The longtime Revelstoke Grizziies board member, who was president from 1999-2002, lost a year-long battle with cancer at age 80. (Dergousoff family photo)
RCMP. (Phil McLachlan - Capital News)

Illegal poker game leads to $3,000 in COVID-19 fines for Kamloops man

There were nine people at a home who were not residents

RCMP. (Phil McLachlan - Capital News)
Coquihalla Summit, Nov. 19, 2020.

Snowfall warning issued for Coquihalla

Between 15 and 25 cm of snow is expected to fall overnight

Coquihalla Summit, Nov. 19, 2020.
Fire crews at an apartment building on Bernard Ave. Michael Rodriguez, Kelowna Capital News.

RCMP investigating alleged bear spray incident at Kelowna apartment

The incident took place Thursday morning inside a residence on Bernard Avenue

Fire crews at an apartment building on Bernard Ave. Michael Rodriguez, Kelowna Capital News.
FILE - In this July 8, 2020, file photo, (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

18 more COVID-19 cases in Interior Health

Two people are in hospital with another in ICU

FILE - In this July 8, 2020, file photo, (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
(File photo)

Kelowna woman arrested with items allegedly stolen from senior’s purse

The woman was wanted on several outstanding warrants

(File photo)
—Image: Flair Air

Two more flights to Kelowna with COVID-19 cases on board

The exposures happened on Nov. 5 and 9

—Image: Flair Air
Highway 97C Nov. 14.

Highway 97C crash claims one life

A man died Saturday night while travelling on Highway 97C

Highway 97C Nov. 14.
Earth Strike Vernon will lead Fly Your Flag Day for Vernon School District students in relation to the City of Vernon’s Climate Action Plan on Monday, Nov. 23. (Morning Star - file photo)

Vernon activists to hold flag rally

Earth Strike Vernon invites Vernon School District students to Fly Your Flag Day Monday, Nov. 23

Earth Strike Vernon will lead Fly Your Flag Day for Vernon School District students in relation to the City of Vernon’s Climate Action Plan on Monday, Nov. 23. (Morning Star - file photo)
Penticton Vees forward Jacob Quillan celebrates his Okanagan Cup-winning overtime goal with teammate Connor Bouchard as the Vees edged the Vernon Vipers 3-2 in the B.C. Hockey League exhibition tournament finale Saturday, Nov. 14, at the South Okanagan Events Centre. (Cherie Morgan Photography)

Penticton Vees capture Okanagan Cup overtime thriller

Jacob Quillan scores 74 seconds into OT as Vees edge Vernon Vipers 3-2 in BCHL tourney final

Penticton Vees forward Jacob Quillan celebrates his Okanagan Cup-winning overtime goal with teammate Connor Bouchard as the Vees edged the Vernon Vipers 3-2 in the B.C. Hockey League exhibition tournament finale Saturday, Nov. 14, at the South Okanagan Events Centre. (Cherie Morgan Photography)
(Brennan Phillips - Western News)

‘It keeps you coming back’: Okanagan man reflects on 27 years as paramedic

Larry Bate retired this year from BC Ambulance, after serving for 27 years in Summerland

(Brennan Phillips - Western News)
Highway 97 crash. Rick Methot.

Semi crashes into ditch near Falkland

The incident happened on Highway 97, Friday evening

Highway 97 crash. Rick Methot.
Kelowna Family YMCA. Google Maps.

COVID-19 case isolated to pool area at Kelowna Family YMCA

The individual attended the pool on the evening of Nov. 3

Kelowna Family YMCA. Google Maps.
Conditions on Westside Road, Friday morning (Nov. 13).

Vehicle over embankment on Westside Road

The incident happened near Fintry about 10:30 a.m. Friday

Conditions on Westside Road, Friday morning (Nov. 13).
Dining at Sumac Ridge in Summerland.

Summerland winery helps support B.C.’s restaurant industry

Recognize someone great in the restaurant industry with the #StandupforService Campaign

Dining at Sumac Ridge in Summerland.
Kelowna resident Craig Burns visits with his grandson. (Alzheimer Society of B.C. photo)

Kelowna man with dementia joins campaign to keep loved ones connected

The Alzheimer Society of B.C. awareness campaign is called “Don’t change. Even if they do”

Kelowna resident Craig Burns visits with his grandson. (Alzheimer Society of B.C. photo)