Kelowna News Staff

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
Call for Indigenous art for Okanagan lakeshore

Call for Indigenous art for Okanagan lakeshore

A public call was made for permanent outdoor art along side Pelmewash Parkway in Lake Country

Call for Indigenous art for Okanagan lakeshore
Kelowna’s Taylor Ruck (second left) celebrates a bronze medal finish with her team in the women’s 4x200 metre race at the World Aquatics Championships in Gwangju, South Korea. (Swimming Canada Facebook)

Okanagan swimmer adding hardware at world championships

Kelowna’s Taylor Ruck has won two bronze medals at the championships in South Korea

Kelowna’s Taylor Ruck (second left) celebrates a bronze medal finish with her team in the women’s 4x200 metre race at the World Aquatics Championships in Gwangju, South Korea. (Swimming Canada Facebook)
Mostly sun forecasted for Saturday, rain and clouds a possibility. Photo: Pixabay

Okanagan-Shuswap weather: Sun expected, rain and clouds a possibility

Environment Canada forecasts a 40 per cent chance of rain in the Okanagan Saturday

Mostly sun forecasted for Saturday, rain and clouds a possibility. Photo: Pixabay
A kitchen fire in West Kelowna has been doused and all occupants of the home have been safely evacuated. (Laryn Gilmour - Kelowna Capital News)

Family pet dies in Okanagan house fire

The West Kelowna fire was Thursday morning and none of the family was home at the time

A kitchen fire in West Kelowna has been doused and all occupants of the home have been safely evacuated. (Laryn Gilmour - Kelowna Capital News)
Former West Kelowna Warriors’ Mike Hardman skates at Boston Bruins development camp in 2019. Photo: Eric Canha/CSM

Former BCHL star reflects on NHL development camp

West Kelowna Warriors’ Mike Hardman got invited to the Boston Bruins camp

Former West Kelowna Warriors’ Mike Hardman skates at Boston Bruins development camp in 2019. Photo: Eric Canha/CSM
Sun and chances of rain forecasted for Saturday. Photo: Pixabay

Okanagan-Shuswap weather: Showers to start weekend, sun returning soon

Environment Canada forecasts rain on Saturday and the heat returning next week

Sun and chances of rain forecasted for Saturday. Photo: Pixabay
A baby deer named Gilbert is in need of a home at a licensed sanctuary, says Dr. Oz of Rose Valley Veterinary Hospital. (Facebook)

UPDATE: West Kelowna fawn euthanized, not claimed by sanctuary

Gilbert the deer has been euthanized after a suitable home was not found in time

A baby deer named Gilbert is in need of a home at a licensed sanctuary, says Dr. Oz of Rose Valley Veterinary Hospital. (Facebook)
Four of five bronze plaques were stolen from the Lakeview Memorial Gardens on July 18. Photo; Kelowna RCMP

Memorial plaques stolen from Okanagan cemetery

Four plaques were stolen from Lakeview Memorial Gardens in Kelowna

Four of five bronze plaques were stolen from the Lakeview Memorial Gardens on July 18. Photo; Kelowna RCMP
UBC scientists David F. Scott (left) and Adam Wei 9 (right). Scott is an associate professor in earth, environmental and geographic sciences at UBC Okanagan and a Forest Renewal British Columbia Research chair in watershed management. Photo: UBC Okanagan

UBC Okanagan professor details wildfire risks

Associate professor David Scott provides details for the Okanagan’s wildfire season

UBC scientists David F. Scott (left) and Adam Wei 9 (right). Scott is an associate professor in earth, environmental and geographic sciences at UBC Okanagan and a Forest Renewal British Columbia Research chair in watershed management. Photo: UBC Okanagan
Truck flips on Okanagan highway

Truck flips on Okanagan highway

Driver says he lost control of the truck while taking a turn

Truck flips on Okanagan highway
Summerdine celebrates Okanagan women in the culinary arts

Summerdine celebrates Okanagan women in the culinary arts

Les Dames d’Escoffier International’s B.C. Chapter hosts fundraising events for scholarship program

Summerdine celebrates Okanagan women in the culinary arts
Firefighters have doused a Peachland house fire

Firefighters have doused a Peachland house fire

Fire crews are still on scene investigating the cause of the BBQ fire which made its way to the home

Firefighters have doused a Peachland house fire
One car is left in a ditch after officials received reports of a rollover in West Kelowna on July 15, 2019. (Michael Rodriguez - Capital News)

Single vehicle roll over in Okanagan sends one to hospital

One person sent to hospital with non life-threatening injuries

One car is left in a ditch after officials received reports of a rollover in West Kelowna on July 15, 2019. (Michael Rodriguez - Capital News)
Sun and chances of rain forecasted for Saturday. Photo: Pixabay

Okanagan-Shuswap weather: Sun, chances of showers continue through weekend

Environment Canada forecasts mixes of sun, clouds and rain to start the weekend

Sun and chances of rain forecasted for Saturday. Photo: Pixabay