Kelowna News Staff

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.
Black Press file photo

Okanagan RCMP net traffickers in undercover op

The Kelowna RCMP reported dozens of arrests in the investigation

Black Press file photo
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
Sunny skies with a few clouds expected throughout Saturday. (File photo)

Okanagan-Shuswap weather: Sun and heat continue Saturday

Environment Canada forecasts highs of 30 C throughout the Okanagan Saturday

Sunny skies with a few clouds expected throughout Saturday. (File photo)
A tow truck clears a car crash in West Kelowna Monday afternoon. (Photo-Dave Ogilvie )

Speeding problems in West Kelowna addressed by city council

The city is looking to increase levels of road safety with speeding deterrents

A tow truck clears a car crash in West Kelowna Monday afternoon. (Photo-Dave Ogilvie )
UPDATE: One dead after crash on Highway 97 in West Kelowna

UPDATE: One dead after crash on Highway 97 in West Kelowna

A portion of the highway remains closed after the fatal collision Friday morning

UPDATE: One dead after crash on Highway 97 in West Kelowna
Boy attacked by dog at Kelowna Beach

Boy attacked by dog at Kelowna Beach

Kelowna RCMP search for woman believed to be owner of the dog

Boy attacked by dog at Kelowna Beach
Audubon the pigeon is domesticated and looking for a new home. Photo: Kelowna SPCA Facebook

Domesticated pigeon at Okanagan SPCA looking for new home

Plenty of interest has been shown for Audubon the friendly pigeon

Audubon the pigeon is domesticated and looking for a new home. Photo: Kelowna SPCA Facebook
A GoFundMe was started after the death of Kelowna DJ Braeden Souter (Dr. Brae). Photo: GoFundMe

Support flows in after death of young Okanagan DJ

A GoFundMe has been set up to celebrate the life of Braeden Souter

A GoFundMe was started after the death of Kelowna DJ Braeden Souter (Dr. Brae). Photo: GoFundMe
Highway 97 northbound, photo from B.C. Highway cams

Update: special weather statement issued for Okanagan Connector ends

Late season snow was expected for the Merritt to Kelowna highway

Highway 97 northbound, photo from B.C. Highway cams
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