Kelowna News Staff

A man speaks on a mobile phone outside Rogers Communications Inc.’s annual general meeting of shareholders in Toronto on Tuesday, April 22, 2014. Rogers Wireless says customers may experience intermittent issues making or receiving wireless voice calls. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darren Calabrese

New Rogers call centre bringing 350 jobs to Okanagan

The B.C.-wide customer solution centre will open in Kelowna summer 2020

A man speaks on a mobile phone outside Rogers Communications Inc.’s annual general meeting of shareholders in Toronto on Tuesday, April 22, 2014. Rogers Wireless says customers may experience intermittent issues making or receiving wireless voice calls. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darren Calabrese
$140,000 was raised during motionball in Kelowna last weekend. The fundraiser provides money for Special Olympics athletes throughout Canada. (Contributed)

Record-breaking $140,000 raised for Special Olympics at Okanagan fundraiser

Last weekend’s Kelowna event celebrated Special Olympics athletes across Canada

$140,000 was raised during motionball in Kelowna last weekend. The fundraiser provides money for Special Olympics athletes throughout Canada. (Contributed)
The front end of this vehicle was totalled after a collision on Highway 97 in West Kelowna Monday night. (Riley Howden)

Investigation opened into Okanagan crash after car evades RCMP

The West Kelowna crash happened Monday night and closed Highway 97 until early Tuesday

The front end of this vehicle was totalled after a collision on Highway 97 in West Kelowna Monday night. (Riley Howden)
Central Okanagan Search & Rescue looking for new members

Central Okanagan Search & Rescue looking for new members

A COSAR information night is Thursday at Okanagan College

Central Okanagan Search & Rescue looking for new members
Okanagan realtor pledges $10,000 and unicorn tattoo for Special Olympics charity

Okanagan realtor pledges $10,000 and unicorn tattoo for Special Olympics charity

Kelowna’s Darryl Reuter will get a unicorn tattoo if he raises his goal

Okanagan realtor pledges $10,000 and unicorn tattoo for Special Olympics charity
(Natalia Cuevas-Huaico - Kelowna Capital News)

Morning Start: Rain, rain, go away

Your morning start for Saturday, Sept. 14

(Natalia Cuevas-Huaico - Kelowna Capital News)
(File photo)

West Kelowna fire crews, RCMP respond to late-night incident near Okanagan Lake

Emergency crews were called to the Bear Creek Provincial Park area around 11:45 Thursday night

(File photo)
RCMP search for missing man believed to still be in the Okanagan

RCMP search for missing man believed to still be in the Okanagan

Dalton Evans’ family hasn’t heard from him in a few weeks

RCMP search for missing man believed to still be in the Okanagan
Okanagan auto body shop raises over $53,000 for Child Advocacy Centre

Okanagan auto body shop raises over $53,000 for Child Advocacy Centre

Boyd Autobody donated the money raised from their Father’s Day Charity Car Show in Kelowna

Okanagan auto body shop raises over $53,000 for Child Advocacy Centre
(Contributed)

Okanagan ready to welcome new International Fringe Festival

Arts Council of the Central Okanagan (ARTSCO) presents the fest Sept. 19-22 in Kelowna

(Contributed)
Citizen arrest leads to suspect in suspicious Okanagan house fire

Citizen arrest leads to suspect in suspicious Okanagan house fire

Kelowna Fire Department responded to a fire just after 12 a.m. Friday morning

Citizen arrest leads to suspect in suspicious Okanagan house fire
Suspicious fire rips through abandoned Okanagan home

Suspicious fire rips through abandoned Okanagan home

A fire was reported on Francescutti Court in Kelowna just after 1 a.m. Friday morning

Suspicious fire rips through abandoned Okanagan home
View from Knox Mountain. (file photo)

Okanagan-Shuswap weather: sunny, high UV

Today’s weather forecast

View from Knox Mountain. (file photo)
Power up: UBC Okanagan researchers designing battery that packs more punch

Power up: UBC Okanagan researchers designing battery that packs more punch

It’s a collaboration between the university and B.C.-based tech companies

Power up: UBC Okanagan researchers designing battery that packs more punch
Kal Beach, Coldstream. (Laryn Gilmour - Black Press Media)

Okanagan-Shuswap weather: Partially cloudy with a chance of thunderstorms

Across the Okanagan, weather is not expected to break 30 C

Kal Beach, Coldstream. (Laryn Gilmour - Black Press Media)
Zygmunt Janiewicz was reportedly last seen wearing a pair of black pants, a yellow jacket and a white hat.                                Zygmunt Janiewicz went missing May 17, 2019.

Retrieved body from Okanagan Lake identified as missing kayaker

Zygmunt Janiewicz had been missing since May and was recovered Aug. 10

Zygmunt Janiewicz was reportedly last seen wearing a pair of black pants, a yellow jacket and a white hat.                                Zygmunt Janiewicz went missing May 17, 2019.
Okanagan shooting suspect arrested with help from Emergency Response Team

Okanagan shooting suspect arrested with help from Emergency Response Team

A suspect from an Aug.11 shooting in Peachland was arrested Friday in West Kelowna

Okanagan shooting suspect arrested with help from Emergency Response Team
UPDATE: Machinery malfunctions in Lake Country sending one man to hospital

UPDATE: Machinery malfunctions in Lake Country sending one man to hospital

The accident was reported just before 12:30 p.m. Friday

UPDATE: Machinery malfunctions in Lake Country sending one man to hospital
The lakefront along Gellatly Road is a focal destination point for in West Kelowna. Photo: Capital News file

Okanagan communities among best in Canada

The rankings come from Maclean’s Magazine rankings of 415 cities

The lakefront along Gellatly Road is a focal destination point for in West Kelowna. Photo: Capital News file
Okanagan yacht club first Interior facility to be awarded eco-certification

Okanagan yacht club first Interior facility to be awarded eco-certification

The Kelowna Yacht Club won the award from Clean Marine BC

Okanagan yacht club first Interior facility to be awarded eco-certification