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The Kelowna Rockets traded Colton Dach to the Seattle Thunderbirds on Saturday morning. (Steve Dunsmoor/Kelowna Rockets)

Kelowna Rockets trade gold medal-winning captain to Seattle

Kelowna acquired two players and three draft picks in return

The Kelowna Rockets traded Colton Dach to the Seattle Thunderbirds on Saturday morning. (Steve Dunsmoor/Kelowna Rockets)
Grey Fox Brewing is the newest brewery in the Okanagan and is the first that is fully gluten-free. (@greyfoxbrewery/Instagram)

Grab a growler of gluten-free beer at new Lake Country brewery

Beers to be available at a number of local distributors

Grey Fox Brewing is the newest brewery in the Okanagan and is the first that is fully gluten-free. (@greyfoxbrewery/Instagram)
Kelowna Rockets captain Colton Dach gets help from a teammate as they lift the trophy after winning the 2023 World Junior Hockey Championships for Canada on Thursday night, Jan. 5 (@reganrant/Twitter)

Two Kelowna Rockets coming home with gold and silver from World Juniors

Colton Dach, who was injured, won gold with Canada while Gabriel Szturc won silver with Czechia

Kelowna Rockets captain Colton Dach gets help from a teammate as they lift the trophy after winning the 2023 World Junior Hockey Championships for Canada on Thursday night, Jan. 5 (@reganrant/Twitter)
Kelowna Fire Department (Twila Amato/Black Press Media)
Kelowna Fire Department (Twila Amato/Black Press Media)
The Kelowna housing market went up 14 per cent according to the 2023 BC Assessment. (@khzny/Twitter)

Less demand, more options give hope to Okanagan housing market

Second half of 2022 showed improvement from assessment date, says realtor

The Kelowna housing market went up 14 per cent according to the 2023 BC Assessment. (@khzny/Twitter)
Kelowna Fire Department on the ice at Kelowna Golf and Country Club for cold water training on Jan. 5, 2023. (Brittany Webster/Capital News)

Kelowna reporter takes the plunge with firefighters for cold water training

Kelowna Fire Department renews skills with annual training

  • Jan 5, 2023
Kelowna Fire Department on the ice at Kelowna Golf and Country Club for cold water training on Jan. 5, 2023. (Brittany Webster/Capital News)
Renee Merrifield, MLA for the Kelowna-Mission riding and gender equity critic for the BC Liberal Party, is under fire for transphobic Twitter activity. (Black Press Media file photo)

BC Liberals’ gender equity critic called out for promoting transphobic content on Twitter

Renee Merrifield liked a post about transgender bathroom bans, retweeted a post from Jordan Peterson

Renee Merrifield, MLA for the Kelowna-Mission riding and gender equity critic for the BC Liberal Party, is under fire for transphobic Twitter activity. (Black Press Media file photo)
Kelowna Rockets forward Gabriel Szturc is in the gold medal game for Czechia at the 2023 World Juniors on Thursday night against Canada. (@Kelowna_Rockets/Twitter)

Kelowna Rocket taking on Canada in World Juniors gold medal game

Gabriel Szturc has eight points in six games at the tournament

Kelowna Rockets forward Gabriel Szturc is in the gold medal game for Czechia at the 2023 World Juniors on Thursday night against Canada. (@Kelowna_Rockets/Twitter)
The Kelowna International Airport experienced many delays and cancellations over the holidays because of weather conditions. (Brittany Webster/Capital News)

Holiday rush slows down at Kelowna’s airport as majority of bags picked up

YLW’s operations are almost fully on-time after the holiday rush

The Kelowna International Airport experienced many delays and cancellations over the holidays because of weather conditions. (Brittany Webster/Capital News)
Emergency Response Team and RCMP on scene at Cactus Road in Kelowna on Dec. 30, 2022. (Jacqueline Gelineau/ Capital News)

First charges laid after multiple arrests in Kelowna police standoff

The standoff involved two homes in the 1000 block of Cactus Road in Rutland

Emergency Response Team and RCMP on scene at Cactus Road in Kelowna on Dec. 30, 2022. (Jacqueline Gelineau/ Capital News)
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Thief steals Kelowna bylaw vehice, busted by off-duty Mountie

The constable witnessed a bylaw officer running after the vehicle in the downtown area

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Morning Start: Watermelons

Your morning start for Wednesday, Jan. 4

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Ben (left) and Jerry were found emaciated in the Joe Rich area on New Year’s Eve 2022. (Critter Aid/Facebook)

Emaciated dogs found in Kelowna, one with attack wounds and broken jaw

One dog has been adopted while the other waits for surgery

  • Jan 3, 2023
Ben (left) and Jerry were found emaciated in the Joe Rich area on New Year’s Eve 2022. (Critter Aid/Facebook)
Kyle and Justin Radis are charged with aggravated assault and robbery of a 17-year-old boy along the Rail Trail on Nov. 9, 2021. (Kelowna RCMP/Submitted)

Kelowna Rail Trail attackers found, one in custody

A teenage boy was attacked while riding his bike in 2021

Kyle and Justin Radis are charged with aggravated assault and robbery of a 17-year-old boy along the Rail Trail on Nov. 9, 2021. (Kelowna RCMP/Submitted)
Addilyn Emelia Radomske Booth, 23-months-old, passed away unexpectedly on Dec. 29, 2022. (GoFundMe)

‘Little things just don’t matter’: aunt speaks out after Kelowna toddler’s sudden death

Fundraiser for family of Addy, who would have turned 2 in February

  • Jan 3, 2023
Addilyn Emelia Radomske Booth, 23-months-old, passed away unexpectedly on Dec. 29, 2022. (GoFundMe)
Pet emu Blue is missing in Kelowna. (Tristyn Hay/Facebook)

Be on the look out for missing emu in Kelowna

Blue hopped the fence and has wandered off

  • Jan 3, 2023
Pet emu Blue is missing in Kelowna. (Tristyn Hay/Facebook)
This home on Pixton Road in Lake Country is the most expensive home in the Thompson-Okanagan, 156th in the province according to BC Assessment. (Pricey Pads/Facebook)

Housing prices on the rise around Thompson-Okanagan

Kelowna has a 14 per cent increase in the last year

This home on Pixton Road in Lake Country is the most expensive home in the Thompson-Okanagan, 156th in the province according to BC Assessment. (Pricey Pads/Facebook)
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Morning Start: The moon is moving away from the Earth

Your morning start for Tuesday, Jan. 3

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The Polar Bear Dip at Tugboat Beach to kick off 2023 in Kelowna. (Trudy Jane Janicki/Facebook)
The Polar Bear Dip at Tugboat Beach to kick off 2023 in Kelowna. (Trudy Jane Janicki/Facebook)
Kelowna General Hospital (File photo)

First baby in Kelowna this year is a girl

She was born just before 4 a.m.

  • Jan 2, 2023
Kelowna General Hospital (File photo)
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