Michael Rodriguez

Kelowna Law Courts. (Phil McLachlan/Capital News)

Surprise guilty plea derails Kelowna manslaughter trial

Noah Vaten broke down in court on Tuesday morning, returning in the afternoon with a guilty plea

Kelowna Law Courts. (Phil McLachlan/Capital News)
Bryson and Sarah lost their home in a fire on Sunday, Sept. 26. (Contributed/GoFundMe)

Fire destroys young Kelowna couple’s home, friends rally to help rebuild

Bryson, Sarah and their two dogs made it out safely but their home is uninhabitable

Bryson and Sarah lost their home in a fire on Sunday, Sept. 26. (Contributed/GoFundMe)
Krystal Moyan. (Contributed)

Kelowna RCMP appeals for information regarding suspicious death

Mounties confirmed the identity of the woman found dead on side of Highway 33 as 41-year-old Krystal Moyan

Krystal Moyan. (Contributed)
Noah Vaten (left) having a cigarette out front of the Kelowna Law Courts on a brief break during his manslaughter trial on March 8, 2021. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital News)

Accused killer’s hazy memory leads to vague answers during Kelowna manslaughter trial

Noah Vaten was on the stand for the third day in a row on Friday

Noah Vaten (left) having a cigarette out front of the Kelowna Law Courts on a brief break during his manslaughter trial on March 8, 2021. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital News)
Justin Katz. (Contributed)

West Kelowna Warriors sign new goalie ahead of pre-season opener

Warriors sign goalie Justin Katz; send defenceman Corey McCann to Alberta

Justin Katz. (Contributed)
(BC Wildfire Dashboard)

New wildfire sparks north of West Kelowna

The blaze is about 0.4 hectares in size; cause undetermined

(BC Wildfire Dashboard)
Jolene Grigg, manager (Craftsman Collision – Kelowna) and Del Horsley, manager (Craftsman Collision – Rutland). (Contributed)

Okanagan businesses help raise over $30K for wildfire recovery

Craftsman Collision’s matched-donation fundraiser supported the Canadian Red Cross’s B.C. Wildfire campaign

Jolene Grigg, manager (Craftsman Collision – Kelowna) and Del Horsley, manager (Craftsman Collision – Rutland). (Contributed)
(Clayton Whitelaw/Black Press Media)

West Kelowna Walmart set to reopen after lengthy closure

The store was forced to close following a Sept. 1 fire that sent smoke throughout the building

(Clayton Whitelaw/Black Press Media)
(Contributed)

Alcohol believed to be a factor in serious crash in Kelowna

Saturday night collision at Springfield and Benvoulin sent three people to hospital

(Contributed)
(@Sassiecassie_27/Twitter)

UPDATE: Highway 97 in Lake Country now open following serious collision

The highway was closed for more than an hour after the three-vehicle crash

(@Sassiecassie_27/Twitter)
(Norm Letnick/Facebook)

Kelowna tops $1M in total Terry Fox Run donations

This year’s donations put Kelowna over the $1-million milestone

(Norm Letnick/Facebook)
Renee Merrifield, BC Liberal Party MLA for Kelowna-Mission. (Contributed)

Kelowna MLA shuffled out of health critic role ahead of BC Liberal leadership contest

Three leadership candidates were removed from their portfolios

Renee Merrifield, BC Liberal Party MLA for Kelowna-Mission. (Contributed)
George “Geord” Roland Holland. (Geord Holland Law photo)

Kelowna lawyer suspended for practising while suspended

Local lawyer Geord Holland admitted to professional misconduct

George “Geord” Roland Holland. (Geord Holland Law photo)
(Contributed/B.C. Thanksgiving Food Drive)

Okanagan food banks looking for Thanksgiving donations

Contactless food drive will provide dinner for many this Thanksgiving

(Contributed/B.C. Thanksgiving Food Drive)
Prospera Place in Kelowna. (Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze)

Kelowna Rockets home opener pushed

Fans will need to wait a little longer for regular-season action

Prospera Place in Kelowna. (Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze)
(Clayton Whitelaw/Black Press Media)

West Kelowna Walmart remains closed after fire

Blaze tore through the loading bays on Sept. 1

(Clayton Whitelaw/Black Press Media)
Photos of Mona Wang after a January 2020 wellness check and a still from surveillance footage of Const. Lacy Browning pushing her head into the ground with a boot. (Contributed)

Kelowna Mountie charged with assault in UBCO wellness check appears in court

Const. Lacy Browning was charged with assault in August

Photos of Mona Wang after a January 2020 wellness check and a still from surveillance footage of Const. Lacy Browning pushing her head into the ground with a boot. (Contributed)
Kelowna International Airport. (File)

Parking for UBC Okanagan students, staff now available at Kelowna airport

Surplus of airport parking spaces to help fill UBCO need

Kelowna International Airport. (File)
Crowds pack Kings Stadium at the 2018 Denim on the Diamond show in Kelowna. The 1-day festival returns Oct. 2, 2021. (Denim on the Diamond/Facebook)

Thanks to the B.C. vax card, Denim on the Diamond still a go in Kelowna

Those hoping to attend the event will need to be fully vaccinated with two doses of a COVID-19 vaccine

Crowds pack Kings Stadium at the 2018 Denim on the Diamond show in Kelowna. The 1-day festival returns Oct. 2, 2021. (Denim on the Diamond/Facebook)
Provincial health officer, Dr. Bonnie Henry, puts on her protective mask after releasing details about a COVID-19 vaccination card that will be needed by anyone wanting to eat in restaurants, visit theatres or go to other events. She made the announcement at a news conference at the B.C. legislature in Victoria on Monday, Aug. 23, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito

Restrictions eased for Interior businesses following vax card program

Liquor service again allowed after 10 p.m. in the Central Okanagan

Provincial health officer, Dr. Bonnie Henry, puts on her protective mask after releasing details about a COVID-19 vaccination card that will be needed by anyone wanting to eat in restaurants, visit theatres or go to other events. She made the announcement at a news conference at the B.C. legislature in Victoria on Monday, Aug. 23, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito
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