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UBC Okanagan basketball is in action at home this weekend (Photo - Julie Pringle/Snap Photography)

Kelowna sports weekend preview and update: Heat, Warriors and Chiefs in action

Lots of Kelowna sports are in action this weekend, despite a couple postponements

UBC Okanagan basketball is in action at home this weekend (Photo - Julie Pringle/Snap Photography)
Frankie We Salute You! is offering a free burger and beer to hospital employees on Saturday, Jan. 22 (Contributed - FWSY)

Kelowna restaurant offering a free burger and beer to KGH staff

Frankie We Salute You! wants to do its part to help our KGH employees

Frankie We Salute You! is offering a free burger and beer to hospital employees on Saturday, Jan. 22 (Contributed - FWSY)
Unplug and Play and Family Literacy Week is back for it’s 8th year, encouraging families to get outside and avoid screen time (Roger Knox - Vernon Morning Star)

Unplug and play during Project Literacy week in Kelowna

The week long event offers a variety of free activities for families around the Central Okanagan

Unplug and Play and Family Literacy Week is back for it’s 8th year, encouraging families to get outside and avoid screen time (Roger Knox - Vernon Morning Star)
The UBC Okanagan men’s volleyball team welcomes five new recruits for 2022-23 season (Photo - UBCO Athletics)

UBCO men’s volleyball welcomes 5 new recruits

The five new members of the Heat are all looking to make an immediate impact next season

The UBC Okanagan men’s volleyball team welcomes five new recruits for 2022-23 season (Photo - UBCO Athletics)
The UBC Okanagan men’s volleyball team welcomes five new recruits for 2022-23 season (Photo - UBCO Athletics)

UBCO men’s volleyball welcomes 5 new recruits, including 3 KSS Owls

The five new members of the Heat are all looking to make an immediate impact next season

The UBC Okanagan men’s volleyball team welcomes five new recruits for 2022-23 season (Photo - UBCO Athletics)
UBCO to recognize fall athletics with Fall Success celebration during basketball games Friday night (Photo credits: Rich Lam/Julie Pringle-Snap Photography/GetMyPhoto.ca-HuskieAthletics)

UBCO athletes to be recognized at Fall Success celebration

Fall athletes will be recognized for their championships and outstanding achievements

UBCO to recognize fall athletics with Fall Success celebration during basketball games Friday night (Photo credits: Rich Lam/Julie Pringle-Snap Photography/GetMyPhoto.ca-HuskieAthletics)
Rockets pause all hockey-related activities due to COVID-19 (photo - Kelowna Rockets)

Kelowna Rockets postpone games due to COVID-19

The Rockets, along with the Brandon Wheat Kings are both shutdown due to COVID outbreaks

Rockets pause all hockey-related activities due to COVID-19 (photo - Kelowna Rockets)
Lynx Air and their affordable prices coming to Kelowna Airport starting in April (Lynx Air - Twitter)

Kelowna airport welcomes Lynx Air services starting in April

Lynx Air to offer affordable flights from Kelowna to Vancouver and Calgary

Lynx Air and their affordable prices coming to Kelowna Airport starting in April (Lynx Air - Twitter)
The Okanagan is expecting a lot of sunshine over the next week (Photo - Landon Hemmes)

Above average temperatures expected in Okanagan-Shuswap

While other parts of Canada deal with severe winter weather, B.C. Interior to enjoy the sun

The Okanagan is expecting a lot of sunshine over the next week (Photo - Landon Hemmes)
Fire crews on scene on Dougall Road South. (Jordy Cunningham/ Kelowna Capital News)

Kelowna house fire quickly knocked down

Fire crews are responding to a blaze at a home on Dougall Road

Fire crews on scene on Dougall Road South. (Jordy Cunningham/ Kelowna Capital News)
More people are getting groceries delivered since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic (Hananeko_Studio / Shutterstock)

UBCO study suggests COVID-19 pandemic has changed our grocery habits

Do you order groceries online or get food delivered?

More people are getting groceries delivered since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic (Hananeko_Studio / Shutterstock)
FILE – Mark Scheifele (55, Winnipeg Jets, blue) hits Jake Evans (71, Montreal Canadiens, white) with a violent hit to the head last June in a Stanley Cup playoff game (John Woods/The Canadian Press via AP)

Should head shots be banned in the NHL? 89% of hockey fans say yes

1000 Canadians and “hockey fans” were polled and believe the game would be more appealing

FILE – Mark Scheifele (55, Winnipeg Jets, blue) hits Jake Evans (71, Montreal Canadiens, white) with a violent hit to the head last June in a Stanley Cup playoff game (John Woods/The Canadian Press via AP)
New studies suggest constant light alcohol consumption puts you at risk for various cancers just as much as binge drinking. (Pixabay photo)

Light alcohol consumption just as risky as binge drinking, BC Cancer study says

One out of seven new cancers were caused by light to moderate drinking in 2020

New studies suggest constant light alcohol consumption puts you at risk for various cancers just as much as binge drinking. (Pixabay photo)
William Shakespeare’s First Folio, published in 1623, acquired by UBC Library. (UBC handout photo)

UBC Library gifted Shakespeare’s 1623 First Folio

The first folio, published in 1623, features 36 of 38 known Shakespeare plays

William Shakespeare’s First Folio, published in 1623, acquired by UBC Library. (UBC handout photo)