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Foggy skies cause cancellations, delays at Kelowna airport

Air travel in and out of Kelowna has been impacted since yesterday evening

  • Jan 15, 2023
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Kelowna resident Marvin Anderson will be driving his monster truck ‘Identify Theft’ at the Motorsport Spectacular held at Prospera Place this weekend. (Jordy Cunningham/Capital News)

Monster trucks roll into Kelowna for first time since 2020

Motorsport Spectacular is hosting three shows over the next two days at Prospera Place

Kelowna resident Marvin Anderson will be driving his monster truck ‘Identify Theft’ at the Motorsport Spectacular held at Prospera Place this weekend. (Jordy Cunningham/Capital News)
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Big snow dump at Big White near Kelowna

The mountain got 27 centimetres of snow in the last 24 hours

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Sun City Liquidations and Auctions owner Allan Tew and store associate Stephanie Ekmecic were in Salmon Arm on Wednesday, Jan. 11, hiring staff and loading product into the new Sun City location at 380 Alexander, expected to open Feb. 1. (Lachlan Labere-Salmon Arm Observer)

Kelowna liquidation store owner opening second location in downtown Salmon Arm

Sun City Liquidations and Auctions expected to open by Feb. 1 on Alexander Street

Sun City Liquidations and Auctions owner Allan Tew and store associate Stephanie Ekmecic were in Salmon Arm on Wednesday, Jan. 11, hiring staff and loading product into the new Sun City location at 380 Alexander, expected to open Feb. 1. (Lachlan Labere-Salmon Arm Observer)
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Morning Start: Sleeping in space

Your morning start for Friday, Jan. 13

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The Kelowna International Airport experienced many delays and cancellations over the holidays because of weather conditions. (Brittany Webster/Capital News)

The lost luggage saga: Kelowna visitor’s bag still missing 16 days later

WestJet hasn’t been able to give a straightforward answer on where the bag is

  • Jan 13, 2023
The Kelowna International Airport experienced many delays and cancellations over the holidays because of weather conditions. (Brittany Webster/Capital News)
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Gracie Graham (right) has two points in three games as Canada is undefeated at the U18 women’s world championships in Sweden. (@HockeyCanada/Twitter)

Kelowna hockey player helps Canada reach U18 women’s world championship semis

Gracie Graham has two points in three games at the tournament through three games

Gracie Graham (right) has two points in three games as Canada is undefeated at the U18 women’s world championships in Sweden. (@HockeyCanada/Twitter)
A strike vote could happen this weekend as CUPE and the Central Okanagan School District are failing to come to an agreement. (Black Press File photo)

Strike vote looming as Central Okanagan School District, union failing on agreement

The contract between the two sides expired in June 2022

A strike vote could happen this weekend as CUPE and the Central Okanagan School District are failing to come to an agreement. (Black Press File photo)
The Strathcona Cup, a competition between Canadian and Scottish men’s curlers, has been played every five years since 1903. The latest installment will feature games in Vernon Jan. 17 and Kelowna Jan. 18. (stratchonacup.ca)

Okanagan curlers tangle with Scots

Strathcona Cup played every five years between Canada and Scotland; oldest international event

The Strathcona Cup, a competition between Canadian and Scottish men’s curlers, has been played every five years since 1903. The latest installment will feature games in Vernon Jan. 17 and Kelowna Jan. 18. (stratchonacup.ca)
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Morning Start: Sword fighting in the Okanagan

Your morning start for Thursday, Jan. 12

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North Okanagan Knights forward Fraser O’Brien (77) alludes the checking of Kelowna’s Caleb Genest during the Knights’ 5-2 KIJHL victory over the Chiefs Tuesday, Jan. 10, at Armstrong’s Nor-Val Sports Centre. (Tanya Seibel Photo)

North Okanagan Knights romp past Kelowna Chiefs

KIJHL - Hometown Knights score three in the first period, roll to 5-2 victory

North Okanagan Knights forward Fraser O’Brien (77) alludes the checking of Kelowna’s Caleb Genest during the Knights’ 5-2 KIJHL victory over the Chiefs Tuesday, Jan. 10, at Armstrong’s Nor-Val Sports Centre. (Tanya Seibel Photo)
Rockets forward Gabriel Szturc was welcomed by local exchange students ahead of Tuesday’s game. (@Kelowna_Rockets/Twitter)

Kelowna Rocket silver medalist receives warm welcome from exchange students

Szturc returned to the line up on Tuesday night

Rockets forward Gabriel Szturc was welcomed by local exchange students ahead of Tuesday’s game. (@Kelowna_Rockets/Twitter)
Okanagan College is trying to determine whether any personal information has been compromised. (Black Press file photo)

Okanagan College caught in cyberattack

IT Services team interrupted a cybersecurity incident Jan. 9

Okanagan College is trying to determine whether any personal information has been compromised. (Black Press file photo)
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Morning Start: Highest scoring NBA game

Your morning start for Wednesday, Jan. 11

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The North Okanagan Knights (dark jerseys) host the Kelowna Chiefs on Kootenay International Junior Hockey League Trade Deadline Day Tuesday, Jan. 10, at 7 p.m. at Armstrong’s Nor-Val Sports Centre. (Tami Quan Photography - file photo)

North Okanagan Knights make moves prior to hosting Kelowna

KIJHL - Trade deadline day Tuesday, Jan. 10, sees Knights bring in defenceman, deal D-man, forward

The North Okanagan Knights (dark jerseys) host the Kelowna Chiefs on Kootenay International Junior Hockey League Trade Deadline Day Tuesday, Jan. 10, at 7 p.m. at Armstrong’s Nor-Val Sports Centre. (Tami Quan Photography - file photo)
22 of the top 100 golfers for 2022 are from Okanagan courses. (Jordy Cunningham/Kelowna Capital News)

22 of top 100 British Columbia golfers for 2022 from the Okanagan

Kelowna has seven golfers from six different courses on the list

22 of the top 100 golfers for 2022 are from Okanagan courses. (Jordy Cunningham/Kelowna Capital News)
Ascalon Academy has started swordsmanship classes in Kelowna and Penticton for 2023. (Brittany Webster/Capital News)

En garde! Fight like medieval men with Ascalon Academy in Kelowna, Penticton

Black Press reporter Brittany Webster attended a class learning the Italian rapier sword

  • Jan 10, 2023
Ascalon Academy has started swordsmanship classes in Kelowna and Penticton for 2023. (Brittany Webster/Capital News)
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Morning Start: Want to see a comet?

Your morning start for Monday, Jan. 9

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Central Okanagan Search and Rescue spent hours tracking down lost snow bikers after they left the location where a distress signal was sent out on Saturday, Jan. 7, 2023. (COSAR/Facebook)

’Stay put’: Lengthy search for missing snow bikers in Okanagan

The lost persons had left the area where they sent out a distress signal

  • Jan 8, 2023
Central Okanagan Search and Rescue spent hours tracking down lost snow bikers after they left the location where a distress signal was sent out on Saturday, Jan. 7, 2023. (COSAR/Facebook)
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