Paula Tran

Doctors around the world who don’t have access to PCR or rapid tests need a way to rapidly screen patients for COVID-19, and x-ray tests may be able to fill in that gap. (Contributed/UBC Okanagan)

UBCO researchers developing alternative COVID-19 testing method in Kelowna

The method was developed as an alternative to rapid tests and polymerase chain reaction tests

Doctors around the world who don’t have access to PCR or rapid tests need a way to rapidly screen patients for COVID-19, and x-ray tests may be able to fill in that gap. (Contributed/UBC Okanagan)
A photo of Dierks Bentley during his 2017 What The Hell tour. (Photo: Dierks Bentley Official Website)

Popular country star to make tour stop in Kelowna

Dierks Bentley will be playing in Kelowna on Friday, Jan. 28

A photo of Dierks Bentley during his 2017 What The Hell tour. (Photo: Dierks Bentley Official Website)
Big White's Village Centre at 11:24 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 26. (Screen shot)

Snow blankets Big White Ski Resort in Kelowna

Big White’s winter season opens on Nov. 25

Big White's Village Centre at 11:24 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 26. (Screen shot)
A Kelowna Pride Festival 2019 participant holds up a flag. (Kelowna Pride Society)

Kelowna LGBTQ2S+ advocates accuse city council of performance activism

They are calling on the city to go beyond rainbow crosswalks and performance activism

A Kelowna Pride Festival 2019 participant holds up a flag. (Kelowna Pride Society)
Mounties on the scene of a fatal Kelowna collision at Richter Street and Doyle Avenue on Sunday, Oct. 24. (Paula Tran/Capital News)

Cops, coroner investigating fatal downtown Kelowna collision

The lone occupant, a 37-year-old Kelowna man, was pronounced dead at the scene

Mounties on the scene of a fatal Kelowna collision at Richter Street and Doyle Avenue on Sunday, Oct. 24. (Paula Tran/Capital News)
(Photo: Pexels)

Morning Start: Water makes different pouring sounds at different temperatures

Your Morning Start for Monday, Oct. 25

(Photo: Pexels)
An SUV has crashed into the rear of a Dollarama in The Shops at Polson Park off Highway 6 in Vernon. (Roger Knox/Morning Star)

SUV crashes into Dollarama in Vernon

Nobody inside or outside the store was injured

An SUV has crashed into the rear of a Dollarama in The Shops at Polson Park off Highway 6 in Vernon. (Roger Knox/Morning Star)
A serious crash involving a vehicle has closed off the area as emergency crews clean up the scene. (Paula Tran/Capital News)

UPDATE: One man dead after serious collision in downtown Kelowna

No other persons nor parties were involved or injured

A serious crash involving a vehicle has closed off the area as emergency crews clean up the scene. (Paula Tran/Capital News)
A vehicle has gone over the embankment at Westside Road and Westshore Road in Vernon. (File photo)
A vehicle has gone over the embankment at Westside Road and Westshore Road in Vernon. (File photo)
A photo of Prospera Place in Downtown Kelowna. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital News)

Kelowna Chamber of Commerce confused about Interior Health event restrictions

Businesses need answers, said the Chamber

A photo of Prospera Place in Downtown Kelowna. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital News)
An RCMP cruiser sits outside a home on Kelowna's Bechard Road after a suspicious death on Monday, Oct. 18. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital News)

Kelowna woman arrested in domestic homicide released without conditions

Police recommended a first-degree murder charge which was not approved

An RCMP cruiser sits outside a home on Kelowna's Bechard Road after a suspicious death on Monday, Oct. 18. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital News)
Nathan Truant sits outside the Kelowna courthouse during a break on March 8, 2021. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital News)

Kelowna man who pleaded guilty to assault in Canada Day killing back in custody

Prosecution Service won’t release details on why Nathan Truant has been taken back into custody

Nathan Truant sits outside the Kelowna courthouse during a break on March 8, 2021. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital News)
A picture of Kaden Madge, 17, who was last seen on Tuesday, Oct. 19. (Contributed)

Mounties appeal for public assistance to help locate missing Kelowna teen

Kaden Madge, 17, was last seen on Tuesday, Oct. 19 leaving his workplace at Banks Road

A picture of Kaden Madge, 17, who was last seen on Tuesday, Oct. 19. (Contributed)
Some of the merchandise that were suspected to have been stolen from Kelowna businesses. (Contributed)
Some of the merchandise that were suspected to have been stolen from Kelowna businesses. (Contributed)
Black, Indigenous and students of colour are often forced to create their own safe spaces on campus, according to a campus diversity report published in 2018. (File photo)

Diversity still lacking at UBC Okanagan, say some racialized students

UBCO said it is working to diversify and decolonize the campus

Black, Indigenous and students of colour are often forced to create their own safe spaces on campus, according to a campus diversity report published in 2018. (File photo)
Flair Airlines announced that it plans to grow its flight schedules by 33 per cent in Canada and the U.S. with four new Boeing 737 MAX aircraft next April and May. (Contributed)

Flair Air adds 2 new routes to Kelowna airport as part of expansion project

Kelowna airport director delighted to see more growth by airline

Flair Airlines announced that it plans to grow its flight schedules by 33 per cent in Canada and the U.S. with four new Boeing 737 MAX aircraft next April and May. (Contributed)
(Photo: Pexels)

Kelowna portfolio manager fined over $55K by B.C. Securities Commission

This is the second time the firm was fined in the past eight years

(Photo: Pexels)
Right Angle Entertainment, Maple Tree Entertainment and Quatro Entertainment will be bringing The Life and Music of George Michael show to the Kelowna Community Theatre on March 15, 2022. (Contributed)

With a ‘careless whisper’ George Michael show comes to Kelowna in 2022

The show aims to chronicle Michael’s music career throughout the 1980s

Right Angle Entertainment, Maple Tree Entertainment and Quatro Entertainment will be bringing The Life and Music of George Michael show to the Kelowna Community Theatre on March 15, 2022. (Contributed)
(Photo: Pexels)

Morning Start: Being ‘left-brained’ or ‘right-brained’ is a myth

Your Morning Start for Tuesday, Oct. 19

(Photo: Pexels)
Agriculture Canada’s most recent drought monitor report said ample precipitation in September is not enough to offset precipitation deficits from earlier in the growing season for many regions across B.C. (Screen shot from Agriculture Canada website)

Okanagan Valley still experiencing drought despite rainy September

Ample precipitation in September is not enough to offset deficits early into the growing season

Agriculture Canada’s most recent drought monitor report said ample precipitation in September is not enough to offset precipitation deficits from earlier in the growing season for many regions across B.C. (Screen shot from Agriculture Canada website)
Pop-up banner image