Lake Country

A new Vernon-Lake Country electoral district is being proposed for the area. (Contributed)

New Vernon-Lake Country electoral district proposed

Population growth prompts federal electoral boundary changes

 

(Photo - Kelowna Beer Week/Facebook)

Oktoberfest, takeover nights and more highlight Kelowna Beer Week

Kelowna Beer Week is happening over 11 days from Sept. 23 to Oct. 8

 

Canadian rockers, Sloan. (Photo/Sloan Facebook)

Canadian rockers Sloan coming to the Okanagan

Tickets for the March 2023 show are on sale now

 

A month-long initiative by the Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit in the Okanagan led to the seizure of illicit drugs, weapons, firearms, and cash while working to disrupt and lessen opportunities for gang violence (Brittany Webster - Capital News)

Estimated 29,000 lethal fentanyl doses taken off Okanagan streets

CFSEU-BC completed the initiative in partnership with RCMP detachments throughout the Okanagan

  • Sep 21, 2022
A month-long initiative by the Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit in the Okanagan led to the seizure of illicit drugs, weapons, firearms, and cash while working to disrupt and lessen opportunities for gang violence (Brittany Webster - Capital News)
Glenda Downey from the Lake Country Jumping Agility Mutts Club guides Link, a three-year-old Australian shepherd, up and over a teeter-totter during a game of Gamble at the Dog’O’Pogo Dog Agility Trials Sunday, Sept. 18, at the Lumby Lions Campground. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)

PHOTOS: Lumby campground loaded with agile dogs

Dog’O’Pogo agility group hosts sanctioned trial event Sept. 16-18 at Lumby Lions Campground

Glenda Downey from the Lake Country Jumping Agility Mutts Club guides Link, a three-year-old Australian shepherd, up and over a teeter-totter during a game of Gamble at the Dog’O’Pogo Dog Agility Trials Sunday, Sept. 18, at the Lumby Lions Campground. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)
Armstrong incumbent mayor Chris Pieper (left) receives congratulation from fellow heads of municipal governments Christine Fraser (Spallumcheen, from left), James Baker (Lake Country), Sue McKortoff (Osoyoos), Victor Cumming (Vernon) and Cindy Fortin (Peachland) after capturing the Make Water Work Champion title for the fifth time since 2015. (Contributed)

Armstrong crowned water champion for fifth time

City wins OBWB’s Make Water Work campaign; fifth victory since 2015

Armstrong incumbent mayor Chris Pieper (left) receives congratulation from fellow heads of municipal governments Christine Fraser (Spallumcheen, from left), James Baker (Lake Country), Sue McKortoff (Osoyoos), Victor Cumming (Vernon) and Cindy Fortin (Peachland) after capturing the Make Water Work Champion title for the fifth time since 2015. (Contributed)
Dachshunds dressed as hot dogs star in a video to help SilverStar Bike Park promote its new trail which opens this weekend – Chien Chaud (French for Hot Dog). (SilverStar video shot)

Vernon bike park goes to the dogs for promo video

SilverStar’s promotional video for Chien Chaud - French for Hot Dog - stars 10 dachshunds

Dachshunds dressed as hot dogs star in a video to help SilverStar Bike Park promote its new trail which opens this weekend – Chien Chaud (French for Hot Dog). (SilverStar video shot)
Kristian Newell shares to Facebook a photo of injuries sustained in a stranger attack at a Chevron in Lake Country on Sept. 11, 2022 (Kristian Newell/Facebook)

VIDEO: Lake Country man speaks out after alleged violent assault

The alleged assault took place at the Chevron at Hwy 97 and Glenmore Road

  • Sep 14, 2022
Kristian Newell shares to Facebook a photo of injuries sustained in a stranger attack at a Chevron in Lake Country on Sept. 11, 2022 (Kristian Newell/Facebook)
RCMP vehicles outside the Lake Country office (Brittany Webster - The Calendar)

B.C. man charged in fatal Banff stabbing

John Proule, 20, of Lake Country faces second degree murder charge

  • Sep 4, 2022
RCMP vehicles outside the Lake Country office (Brittany Webster - The Calendar)
(Photo - Andy DuTot/Facebook)

Motorhome catches fire in Oyama

The blaze started around 11:10 a.m.

(Photo - Andy DuTot/Facebook)
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Grass fire doused south of Lake Country

Was reported on afternoon of Sept. 1 as ‘spreading quickly’

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(Stock photo)

Lake Country nurse suspended for three years after taking money from widower

Motloch had been telling the widower that she had cancer

(Stock photo)
(RDCO/Contributed)

New fire chief for North Westside

Kotscherofski begins the job on Wednesday, Aug. 31

(RDCO/Contributed)
Four-year-old Rylie Nicholls continues to battle stage four neuroblastoma (Toni Nicholls/Facebook)

‘Army on steroids’: Lake Country girl fighting cancer looking for support

BC Children’s Hospital Foundation is supported by the Dream Lottery, tickets on sale now

  • Aug 19, 2022
Four-year-old Rylie Nicholls continues to battle stage four neuroblastoma (Toni Nicholls/Facebook)
William McKay and his wife won $500,000 on the Aug. 5 LottoMax extra draw. (Photo/BCLC)

Lottery win wakes up Lake Country couple

‘I have to wake up my wife! She thought I was joking with her’

William McKay and his wife won $500,000 on the Aug. 5 LottoMax extra draw. (Photo/BCLC)
Reports of a fire on the roof of George Elliot Secondary School in Lake Country, (Photo/Jordy Cunningham)

Quick response from fire department douses flames at Lake Country school

First calls came in around 7 p.m. Wednesday (Aug. 17)

Reports of a fire on the roof of George Elliot Secondary School in Lake Country, (Photo/Jordy Cunningham)
(Brennan Phillips / Penticton Western News)

BC Tree Fruits to close Lake Country plant, invest in Oliver

The cooperative will not be building in Kelowna

(Brennan Phillips / Penticton Western News)
(Photo - Google Maps)

Morning commute affected by crash in Lake Country

The two vehicle collison occurred around 8:30 a.m.

(Photo - Google Maps)
(Photo - Jordy Cunningham/Capital News)

Car rolls over off Kelowna’s Glenmore Road

The crash happened around 9:40 a.m.

(Photo - Jordy Cunningham/Capital News)
(B.C. Wildfire Services Dashboard)

Lightning starts wildfire east of Vernon

The blaze is 0.80 hectares in Cherryville

(B.C. Wildfire Services Dashboard)
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