Jacqueline Gelineau

Freida Whales will be reading stories at the Kelowna Public Library on Jan. 28, 2022. (Jillian Karpick/Photographer)

UPDATE: Drag queen speaks out after online petition condemns Kelowna Drag Story Time for families

Laura Baird started the petition which has more than 2000 signatures

  • Jan 16, 2023
Freida Whales will be reading stories at the Kelowna Public Library on Jan. 28, 2022. (Jillian Karpick/Photographer)
Austyn Godfrey and her friends. (Kassidy Jarvis/Submitted)

Friends mourning but left with questions 1 year after young woman found dead in Kelowna

Austyn Godfrey warned her friends that she may be harmed days before being found dead

Austyn Godfrey and her friends. (Kassidy Jarvis/Submitted)
Kyle and Justin Radis are charged with aggravated assault and robbery of a 17-year-old boy along the Rail Trail on Nov. 9, 2021. (Photo/Kelowna RCMP)

‘We catch them, they release them’: Kelowna RCMP once again looking for dangerous offender after bail

Kyle Radis was granted bail but failed to show up for court on Jan. 9

Kyle and Justin Radis are charged with aggravated assault and robbery of a 17-year-old boy along the Rail Trail on Nov. 9, 2021. (Photo/Kelowna RCMP)
Jill Setah and her family wearing garments that she made. (Billie Jean Gabriel Photography/ Submitted)

From rivers to the runway: B.C. woman reclaiming Indigenous heritage with fashion

Jill Setah started sewing regalia for her daughters to dance in pow-wows

Jill Setah and her family wearing garments that she made. (Billie Jean Gabriel Photography/ Submitted)
A Kelowna woman is cloning her cat Bear after he was killed at only five years old (Kris Stewart/ Facebook)

Kelowna woman to soon receive kittens cloned after her beloved late cat

A Kelowna woman is replicating her beloved cat Bear

A Kelowna woman is cloning her cat Bear after he was killed at only five years old (Kris Stewart/ Facebook)
Kelowna Courthouse. (Phil McLachlan/Capital News)

Sex offender sentenced to 2.5 years for luring a child and sexual interference in Vernon

Douglas Aiechele was sentenced in Kelowna courts on Jan. 10

Kelowna Courthouse. (Phil McLachlan/Capital News)
A Tim Hortons employee hands out coffee from a drive-through window to a customer (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette)

Foiled by a love for Timmies: Stolen vehicle from Kelowna found in Sicamous drive-thru

The couple never returned the vehicle after a Jan. 9, test drive

A Tim Hortons employee hands out coffee from a drive-through window to a customer (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette)
(Jamie Davis/Twitter)

Highway Thru Hell star Jamie Davis in crash on Yellowhead Hwy

No one was injured in the multi-vehicle crash on Highway 5

(Jamie Davis/Twitter)
Kelowna Courthouse. (Phil McLachlan-Capital News/FILE)

‘Time to grow up and get my act together’: Grand Forks man sentenced for meth possession in Kelowna court

A Grand Forks resident with a history of criminal activity said that…

Kelowna Courthouse. (Phil McLachlan-Capital News/FILE)
Approximately 55 chicks were rescued from the hatchery (Barak Mayer/ Meat the Victims Israel)

Israeli police response to animal rights a stark contrast to that of B.C. police: Kelowna activist

Amy Soranno was convicted of break and enter after a hog farm protest with Meat the Victims

Approximately 55 chicks were rescued from the hatchery (Barak Mayer/ Meat the Victims Israel)
Protesters gather outside the Kelowna Court House during the sentencing of fraudulent social worker Robert Riley Saunders. (Jacqueline Gelineau)

Unregistered social workers should not be allowed, says governing body

After a fraudulent social worker was caught stealing, the association is calling for regulations

Protesters gather outside the Kelowna Court House during the sentencing of fraudulent social worker Robert Riley Saunders. (Jacqueline Gelineau)
Emergency Response Team and RCMP on scene at Cactus Road in Kelowna on Dec. 30, 2022. (Jacqueline Gelineau/ Capital News)

First charges laid after multiple arrests in Kelowna police standoff

The standoff involved two homes in the 1000 block of Cactus Road in Rutland

Emergency Response Team and RCMP on scene at Cactus Road in Kelowna on Dec. 30, 2022. (Jacqueline Gelineau/ Capital News)
Kyle and Justin Radis are charged with aggravated assault and robbery of a 17-year-old boy along the Rail Trail on Nov. 9, 2021. (Kelowna RCMP/Submitted)

Kelowna Rail Trail attackers found, one in custody

A teenage boy was attacked while riding his bike in 2021

Kyle and Justin Radis are charged with aggravated assault and robbery of a 17-year-old boy along the Rail Trail on Nov. 9, 2021. (Kelowna RCMP/Submitted)
Before and after de-icing (Michael Ballingall/Submitted)

Big White clearing ice so Falcon chair can fly again

Staff at Kelowna ski resort working hard to de-ice the falcon chair

Before and after de-icing (Michael Ballingall/Submitted)
COSAR volunteers train in the icy Okanagan Lake. 2022 was the third-busiest year on record for the search and rescue team. (COSAR/Submitted)

Working from mountain tops to the depths of Okanagan Lake: COSAR ‘s year in review

The Central Okanagan Search and Rescue (COSAR) volunteers rescued people from across…

COSAR volunteers train in the icy Okanagan Lake. 2022 was the third-busiest year on record for the search and rescue team. (COSAR/Submitted)
The Kelowna Community Fridge needs a new home. (Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)

Kelowna’s only community fridge out of commission until it finds a new home

The fridge is emptied and filled multiple times each day

The Kelowna Community Fridge needs a new home. (Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)
Emergency Response Team vehicles, including a Tactical Armoured Vehicle, surround 1075 Cactus Rd. (Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)

Police standoff in Kelowna ends after 10 hours with 8 arrests

People from two homes on the 1000 Block of Cactus Road were arrested

Emergency Response Team vehicles, including a Tactical Armoured Vehicle, surround 1075 Cactus Rd. (Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)
Creekside Estate Villas located in South Pandosy area. (Google)

Kelowna condo residents without hot water for 8 days, no help in sight

Homeowners were told parts may not be available to fix the issue for up to six weeks

Creekside Estate Villas located in South Pandosy area. (Google)
Emergency Response Team and RCMP on scene at Cactus Road in Kelowna. (Jacqueline Gelineau/ Capital News)

Arrests and flash bangs as Kelowna police standoff continues into the night

Man from a neighbouring house was arrested after threatening police

Emergency Response Team and RCMP on scene at Cactus Road in Kelowna. (Jacqueline Gelineau/ Capital News)
Connector road conditions. (Drive BC)

Phones wanted for those in hospital after Christmas Eve bus crash on Okanagan Connector

Donations can be dropped off at the Kamloops, Merritt or Kelowna hospital

Connector road conditions. (Drive BC)
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