Kelowna

Witnesses saw the man get out of a white Hyundai in the 1600 block of Ellis and procede to smash several windows at a bank. (Black Press file photo)

Axe-wielding man smashes bank windows in downtown Kelowna

‘These types of unprovoked attacks on our local businesses are concerning to the RCMP’

Witnesses saw the man get out of a white Hyundai in the 1600 block of Ellis and procede to smash several windows at a bank. (Black Press file photo)
The North Okanagan Knights celebrate their third KIJHL win in as many nights Sunday, Jan. 29, following a 5-4 victory over the Kelowna Chiefs at the Rutland Arena. (Tanya Seibel photo)

North Okanagan Knights hand Kelowna 11th straight loss

KIJHL – Knights hang on for 5-4 win over reeling Chiefs Sunday, Jan. 29, at Rutland

The North Okanagan Knights celebrate their third KIJHL win in as many nights Sunday, Jan. 29, following a 5-4 victory over the Kelowna Chiefs at the Rutland Arena. (Tanya Seibel photo)
Dozens of dogs proudly paraded down Clement Ave in Kelowna for the first Unleashed Brewing Spooktacular Dog Parade Oct. 30, 2022 (Brittany Webster - Capital News)

Kelowna brewery barking up a storm to keep dogs in taproom

The petition had over 1,500 signatures in the first 24 hours

  • Jan 30, 2023
Dozens of dogs proudly paraded down Clement Ave in Kelowna for the first Unleashed Brewing Spooktacular Dog Parade Oct. 30, 2022 (Brittany Webster - Capital News)
Kelowna Fire Department. (Black Press file photo)

Early morning house fire sends four people to Kelowna hospital

The four individuals were treated for smoke inhalation

Kelowna Fire Department. (Black Press file photo)
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The North Okanagan Knights salute the home crowd after their 7-1 KIJHL win over the Kelowna Chiefs Saturday, Jan. 28, at Armstrong’s Nor-Val Sports Centre. (Tanya Seibel photo)

North Okanagan Knights thump Kelowna Chiefs

KIJHL - Knights score game’s first seven goals en route to 7-1 victory in Armstrong

The North Okanagan Knights salute the home crowd after their 7-1 KIJHL win over the Kelowna Chiefs Saturday, Jan. 28, at Armstrong’s Nor-Val Sports Centre. (Tanya Seibel photo)
Kelowna Chiefs goalie Braeden Mitchell stones North Okanagan Knights shooter Bryan Brew from in-close while Kelowna defenceman Nathan Christensen looks to clear any rebound during Game 3 action of the teams' KIJHL Divisional semifinal action Monday, March 2, at Armstrong's Nor-Val Sports Centre. (Roger Knox - Black Press)

Kelowna Chiefs player in hospital after windpipe hit

Zach Peitsch still in Kelowna General

Kelowna Chiefs goalie Braeden Mitchell stones North Okanagan Knights shooter Bryan Brew from in-close while Kelowna defenceman Nathan Christensen looks to clear any rebound during Game 3 action of the teams' KIJHL Divisional semifinal action Monday, March 2, at Armstrong's Nor-Val Sports Centre. (Roger Knox - Black Press)
Starbright Child Development Centre is set to close at the end of June. (Photo/Starbright)

Kelowna child development centre strives to shine in face of closure

‘Our agency has been a hub of services for decades’

Starbright Child Development Centre is set to close at the end of June. (Photo/Starbright)
Central Okanagan Search and Rescue was training at Mission Creek Park on Jan. 26, 2022. (Brittany Webster/Capital News)

Central Okanagan Search and Rescue tune up their skills in training session

Every member of COSAR is a volunteer

  • Jan 27, 2023
Central Okanagan Search and Rescue was training at Mission Creek Park on Jan. 26, 2022. (Brittany Webster/Capital News)
Kelowna man Joseph Driscoll’s bones were found near Peterson Creek in Kamloops on Jan. 19. Th 42-year-old had been missing since Nov. 12 when he was last seen in Kamloops’ Valleyview neighbourhood. (Kamloops RCMP)

Human bones found in Kamloops belong to missing Kelowna man

Joseph Driscoll has been missing since the early hours of Nov. 12

Kelowna man Joseph Driscoll’s bones were found near Peterson Creek in Kamloops on Jan. 19. Th 42-year-old had been missing since Nov. 12 when he was last seen in Kamloops’ Valleyview neighbourhood. (Kamloops RCMP)
Luggage bags are amassed in the bag claim area at Toronto Pearson International Airport, as a major winter storm disrupts flights in and out of the airport, in Toronto, Saturday, Dec. 24, 2022. From long hours waiting on hold to sleepless nights on airport floors and desperate scrambles to rebook flights and find missing bags, it was a holiday travel season that no one had on their wish list — but that thousands of people got. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Cole Burston

The lost luggage saga continues: B.C. vacationer’s bag still missing one month later

The bag was supposed to fly from Toronto to Kelowna with WestJet on Dec. 27

  • Jan 27, 2023
Luggage bags are amassed in the bag claim area at Toronto Pearson International Airport, as a major winter storm disrupts flights in and out of the airport, in Toronto, Saturday, Dec. 24, 2022. From long hours waiting on hold to sleepless nights on airport floors and desperate scrambles to rebook flights and find missing bags, it was a holiday travel season that no one had on their wish list — but that thousands of people got. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Cole Burston
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Morning Start: How NSYNC got their name

Your morning start for Friday, Jan. 27

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B.C. nurse reprimanded after Indigenous person left unresponsive in emergency room

Katherine Lowe ​has agreed to a public reprimand including a breach of ethical practice

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A 200-unit apartment complex proposed for Clement Avenue will help bolster Kelowna’s purpose-built rental inventory. (Photo/City of Kelowna)

Central Okanagan 4th highest in Canada for rental rates in 2022

Vancouver, Toronto, and Victoria topped the list ahead of Kelowna metropolitan area

A 200-unit apartment complex proposed for Clement Avenue will help bolster Kelowna’s purpose-built rental inventory. (Photo/City of Kelowna)
The Kelowna RCMP’s held their third and final ‘Coffee with a Cop’ event of January was held at Bean Scene on Pandosy Street on Thursday. (Jordy Cunningham/Capital News)

‘Coffee with a Cop’ completes successful January, more events in the future: Kelowna RCMP

Because of the success of the first three events, more events could start in March or April

The Kelowna RCMP’s held their third and final ‘Coffee with a Cop’ event of January was held at Bean Scene on Pandosy Street on Thursday. (Jordy Cunningham/Capital News)
A cold spell is forecasted for much of B.C. starting Friday, Jan. 27, including the Okanagan. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)

Arctic air invasion to sweep across Okanagan, Shuswap

Temperatures will be ‘10 to 20 degrees colder than normal’ beginning late Friday, Jan. 27

A cold spell is forecasted for much of B.C. starting Friday, Jan. 27, including the Okanagan. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)
Rutland Senior Secondary. (File photo)

Fight at Kelowna high school allegedly involved student and parent

Counselling services are available through the school district

  • Jan 26, 2023
Rutland Senior Secondary. (File photo)
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Morning Start: Pepsi A.M.

Your morning start for Thursday, Jan. 26

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Rob Balsdon hosts Train Wreck Comedy at Runaways on Feb. 23. (Facebook)

Chuckle for charity with Train Wreck Comedy in Kelowna

Train Wreck hosts a show in support of Kelowna charity Her International

Rob Balsdon hosts Train Wreck Comedy at Runaways on Feb. 23. (Facebook)
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Kelowna launches innovative new thermal beds for those experiencing homelessness

The 20 one-person and seven two-person shelters will provide warmth to 34 Kelowna residents

(Brittany Webster/Black Press Media file)
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