Kelowna News Staff

Kelowna Law Courts. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital News file)

Former Kelowna Mountie pleads guilty to breach of trust

Brian Burkett also faces a number of civil lawsuits alleging sexual assault, inappropriate messages

Kelowna Law Courts. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital News file)
Environment Canada says the first week of spring will be a mix of sun and showers. (Pixabay)

First week of spring brings sun and showers to Okanagan Valley

Environment Canada provided a preview of the weather for this week

Environment Canada says the first week of spring will be a mix of sun and showers. (Pixabay)
On March 28, Jackknife Brewing will launch the Celebrating Sisters Brew Campaign to raise awareness and funds for the missing and murdered Indigenous women of Canada. (Photo Submitted)

Kelowna brewery launches new beer for Indigenous Brew Day

Jackknife Brewing is launching the Celebrating Sisters Brew Campaign

On March 28, Jackknife Brewing will launch the Celebrating Sisters Brew Campaign to raise awareness and funds for the missing and murdered Indigenous women of Canada. (Photo Submitted)
UBC Okanagan. (File)

UBC Okanagan student charged with voyeurism

Sari Siyam is scheduled to make his first appearance in provincial court in Kelowna on April 29

UBC Okanagan. (File)

Kelowna rent is sixth most expensive in the country

Costs are on the rise from last year

Okanagan Culinary and Pastry Arts students Jessica Madinabeitia and Mariko Nagata prepare lunches for the OC Serves Up program.

Okanagan College serves up free healthy meals to students facing food insecurity

Students who are struggling financially have access to free healthy meals through the OC Serves Up initiative.

Okanagan Culinary and Pastry Arts students Jessica Madinabeitia and Mariko Nagata prepare lunches for the OC Serves Up program.
Kelowna firefighters on scene of an apartment fire on Friday, Nov. 27, 2020. (Phil McLachlan/Kelowna Capital News)

Firefighters tend to apartment blaze along Gordon Drive

Two dogs were found safe inside the unit

Kelowna firefighters on scene of an apartment fire on Friday, Nov. 27, 2020. (Phil McLachlan/Kelowna Capital News)
Kelowna-Lake Country MP Tracy Gray has been named shadow minister for export promotion and international trade in the shadow cabinet unveiled by new Conservative leader Erin O’Toole Tuesday, Sept. 8. (Photo submitted)

Central Okanagan MPs remain on shadow cabinet

Tracy Gray shadow minister for export promotion, international trade; Dan Albas moves to environment

Kelowna-Lake Country MP Tracy Gray has been named shadow minister for export promotion and international trade in the shadow cabinet unveiled by new Conservative leader Erin O’Toole Tuesday, Sept. 8. (Photo submitted)
Westbank First Nations Chief Christopher Derickson (left) and Okanagan College president Jim Hamilton sign a new Memorandum of Understanding between the two groups, continuing a long tradition of helping one another. (Photo submitted)

Westbank First Nation, Okanagan College ink new understanding

Longstanding tradition between two organizations continues

Westbank First Nations Chief Christopher Derickson (left) and Okanagan College president Jim Hamilton sign a new Memorandum of Understanding between the two groups, continuing a long tradition of helping one another. (Photo submitted)
Morning Start: How long can humans hold their breath underwater?

Morning Start: How long can humans hold their breath underwater?

Your morning start for Thursday, May 2020.

Morning Start: How long can humans hold their breath underwater?
Kootnekoff: Is there a duty to disclose COVID-19?

Kootnekoff: Is there a duty to disclose COVID-19?

Susan Kootnekoff is a Kelowna barrister solicitor and a member of the B.C. and Alberta Bar

Kootnekoff: Is there a duty to disclose COVID-19?
Kelowna Fire Department is on-scene at a vehicle fire in a garage in the 200 block of Poplar Point Drive. (Daniel Taylor - Kelowna Capital News)

Vehicle goes up in smoke in Okanagan garage

Fire department on-scene in 200 block of Poplar Point Drive near Knox Mountain in Kelowna

Kelowna Fire Department is on-scene at a vehicle fire in a garage in the 200 block of Poplar Point Drive. (Daniel Taylor - Kelowna Capital News)
Kootnekoff: 8 basic employment law concepts during times of mass hysteria

Kootnekoff: 8 basic employment law concepts during times of mass hysteria

States of emergency have been declared with COVID-19 spread

Kootnekoff: 8 basic employment law concepts during times of mass hysteria
(Quails Gate Estate Winery - Old Vines Restaurant/Facebook)

Okanagan restaurant adds Canadian top 50 accolade to their menu

Old Vines Restaurant in West Kelowna was named a top restaurant for a date in 2019

(Quails Gate Estate Winery - Old Vines Restaurant/Facebook)
Okanagan Breastfeeding donated milk from a milk drive on Oct. 9 to Kelowna’s new milk depot. From left to right: Tina Parkes, Alana Young, Cheryl Martelli, Rita and Ria Maczek (mom and baby), Lindley Granger, Nicki Albrecht.

New milk donation depots open in Kelowna and Kamloops

Interior Health opened the depots to help at-risk babies

Okanagan Breastfeeding donated milk from a milk drive on Oct. 9 to Kelowna’s new milk depot. From left to right: Tina Parkes, Alana Young, Cheryl Martelli, Rita and Ria Maczek (mom and baby), Lindley Granger, Nicki Albrecht.
(File photo)

Real estate market steady, but average prices jump 7.4 per cent in Central Okanagan

Residential sales were 11 per cent higher in September compared to this time last year

(File photo)
Special weather statement in effect for interior B.C. mountain passes

Special weather statement in effect for interior B.C. mountain passes

Up to 10 centimetres of snow is expected to fall along high elevation roads

Special weather statement in effect for interior B.C. mountain passes
(Okanagan Humane Society)

Badly injured cat now fully recovered and awaiting adoption at Okanagan Humane Society

Geronimo was brought in last May, but is now healthy and happy

(Okanagan Humane Society)
(Natalia Cuevas-Huaico - Kelowna Capital News)
(Natalia Cuevas-Huaico - Kelowna Capital News)
Whose Line Is It Anyway? live version coming to Okanagan next summer

Whose Line Is It Anyway? live version coming to Okanagan next summer

Whose Live Anyway? hits the Kelowna Community Theatre July 18

Whose Line Is It Anyway? live version coming to Okanagan next summer