Kelowna News Staff

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
Central Okanagan Foundation has donated $600,000 to 26 local charities. Photo: Central Okanagan Foundation

$600,000 donated to Okanagan charities

Central Okanagan Foundation has made donations to 26 local charities

Central Okanagan Foundation has donated $600,000 to 26 local charities. Photo: Central Okanagan Foundation
Two UBC Okanagan students were awarded summer art residencies at Vernon’s Caetani Cultural Centre. Photo: UBC Okanagan

UBC Okanagan students awarded residency at Caetani art house

Two students get to live and work at Caetani Cultural Centre in Vernon

Two UBC Okanagan students were awarded summer art residencies at Vernon’s Caetani Cultural Centre. Photo: UBC Okanagan
Bruce and Donna Falkin were injured in a car accident in the U.S. during their road-trip in their RV. Photo: GoFundMe

Okanagan couple hospitalized during RV road trip in U.S.

A GoFundMe for Bruce and Donna Falkins has been started for their recovery

Bruce and Donna Falkin were injured in a car accident in the U.S. during their road-trip in their RV. Photo: GoFundMe
Michael Bonin, a 20-years-old man from Alberta, was found dead on Peers Creek Forest Service Road north of Hope on April 20, 2017. (Black Press Media)

New trial dates to be set for 3 charged in 2017 murder in Hope

Three men accused of killing Michael Bonin will return to Okanagan court in 2020

Michael Bonin, a 20-years-old man from Alberta, was found dead on Peers Creek Forest Service Road north of Hope on April 20, 2017. (Black Press Media)
Photo: Twitter

Truck attempts swim at Kelowna boat launch, sinks

A truck was spotted a little too submerged at the downtown boat launch

Photo: Twitter
UBC Okanagan-led research breaks barriers for people living with SCI

UBC Okanagan-led research breaks barriers for people living with SCI

Key to success for individuals with spinal cord injuries is partnership and collaboration

UBC Okanagan-led research breaks barriers for people living with SCI