Kelowna News Staff

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Kamloops car collision results in fatality

RCMP is currently coordinating this investigation with the BC Coroners Service

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Grade 6 student Skyla Golbey said she was most looking forward to the big race on Friday following the Okanagan College Girls Can Go-Kart Too! camp. (Submitted)

Girls’ go-kart camp at Okanagan College introduces 14 to trades

Young girls try hand at building engines, karts under guidance of skilled trades people in Kelowna

Grade 6 student Skyla Golbey said she was most looking forward to the big race on Friday following the Okanagan College Girls Can Go-Kart Too! camp. (Submitted)
If a bystander sees a dog in distress in a vehicle, the bystander is lawfully allowed to try and rescue the dog. Don’t forget to call officials. (Contributed)

BC SPCA launches #NoHotPets campaign this summer

Many dog owners don’t know how deadly hot cars can be, SPCA stated

If a bystander sees a dog in distress in a vehicle, the bystander is lawfully allowed to try and rescue the dog. Don’t forget to call officials. (Contributed)
A green child’s pedal-less balance bike was among the items recovered from one Lake Country property. RCMP believe the items were dumped on the property from a stolen vehicle and they aim to return the belongings to the rightful owner. (RCMP)

Lake Country RCMP seek to ID family in photos found in recovered items

Pile of children’s things, clothing, books and photo CDs believed to be dumped from stolen car

A green child’s pedal-less balance bike was among the items recovered from one Lake Country property. RCMP believe the items were dumped on the property from a stolen vehicle and they aim to return the belongings to the rightful owner. (RCMP)
A red Ferrari was busted on Canada Day for going more than 200 km/h on Highway 97 C in West Kelowna. (BC RCMP)                                A red Ferrari was busted on Canada Day for going more than 200 km/h on Highway 97 C in West Kelowna. (BC RCMP)

Red Ferrari goes into ‘warp speed’ on Okanagan highway

Canada Day speeder lands $483 ticket, impounded vehicle

A red Ferrari was busted on Canada Day for going more than 200 km/h on Highway 97 C in West Kelowna. (BC RCMP)                                A red Ferrari was busted on Canada Day for going more than 200 km/h on Highway 97 C in West Kelowna. (BC RCMP)
Rollover closes Highway 97 near airport, traffic rerouted

Rollover closes Highway 97 near airport, traffic rerouted

Southbound traffic is being rerouted as the highway remains closed

Rollover closes Highway 97 near airport, traffic rerouted
The Rotary Centre for the Arts will host two showings of Late Company after a previous three, back in May, 2019. (contributed)
The Rotary Centre for the Arts will host two showings of Late Company after a previous three, back in May, 2019. (contributed)
RCMP identify suspect in downtown Kelowna stabbing

RCMP identify suspect in downtown Kelowna stabbing

A suspect has been identified in the stabbing of a 16-year old on June 27

RCMP identify suspect in downtown Kelowna stabbing
Peter’s Your Independant Grocer staff and Okanagan Sun players celebrate funds raised in 2018. Photo: contributed

Okanagan grocer and KidSport collaborate for charity

The “Give A Little Help A Lot” campaign returns to Kelowna

Peter’s Your Independant Grocer staff and Okanagan Sun players celebrate funds raised in 2018. Photo: contributed
Rain and sun forecasted for Saturday. Photo: Pixabay                                Rain and sun forecasted for Thursday. Photo: Pixabay

Okanagan-Shuswap weather: Mix of sun, clouds and rain

Environment Canada forecasts mixes of sun and cloud to start Canada Day weekend

Rain and sun forecasted for Saturday. Photo: Pixabay                                Rain and sun forecasted for Thursday. Photo: Pixabay
Severe thunderstorm watch issued across Okanagan Valley. (File photo)

WEATHER UPDATE: Severe thunderstorm watch in effect across the Okanagan

Environment Canada says, “when thunder roars, go indoors!”

Severe thunderstorm watch issued across Okanagan Valley. (File photo)
Brad Bennett is the former chair of BC Hydro. His father and grandfather were both former Premiers of British Columbia. File photo.

Two Okanagan locals named to Order of Canada

Brad Bennet and Howard Soon from Kelowna were added to the Order of Canada

Brad Bennett is the former chair of BC Hydro. His father and grandfather were both former Premiers of British Columbia. File photo.
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Okanagan RCMP net traffickers in undercover op

The Kelowna RCMP reported dozens of arrests in the investigation

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Float plane crashes in Okanagan Lake

Float plane crashes in Okanagan Lake

RCMP say wheels left down caused landing plane to overturn on lake

Float plane crashes in Okanagan Lake
RCMP intercept Okanagan woman’s $40,000 intended for fraudsters

RCMP intercept Okanagan woman’s $40,000 intended for fraudsters

A Kelowna resident was led to believe she was aiding a police investigation

RCMP intercept Okanagan woman’s $40,000 intended for fraudsters
Exercise can be made more enjoyable with the right soundtrack, UBC Okanagan researcher says. (Files)

Fast music can lead to a better workout: UBC Okanagan researcher

Upbeat tunes can make HIIT exercise more enjoyable, easier for less-active individuals

Exercise can be made more enjoyable with the right soundtrack, UBC Okanagan researcher says. (Files)
Zygmunt Janiewicz was reportedly last seen wearing a pair of black pants, a yellow jacket and a white hat. File photo.

Funds needed for special diving team to find missing Okanagan kayaker

Zygmunt Janiewicz was last seen on Okanagan Lake May 17

Zygmunt Janiewicz was reportedly last seen wearing a pair of black pants, a yellow jacket and a white hat. File photo.
The Skeena house would provide 220-units for students attending the University of British Columbia. (Artist rendering)

More student housing for UBC Okanagan

B.C. government to build $25-million, on-campus building to address high demand, low vacancy rate

The Skeena house would provide 220-units for students attending the University of British Columbia. (Artist rendering)
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B.C. bus driver loses case to get job back after texting while driving full bus

An arbitator ruled that Tim Wesman’s phone usage was a “a reckless disregard for public safety”

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A West Kelowna family’s dog was reported to have been bitten by a rattlesnake in Rose Valley Trails on June 14. Photo: Hiking Addiction website

UPDATE: Dog bitten by rattlesnake in West Kelowna “going to be OK”

The dog, Bella, is recovering after being bitten on a hike in West Kelowna

A West Kelowna family’s dog was reported to have been bitten by a rattlesnake in Rose Valley Trails on June 14. Photo: Hiking Addiction website