Brittany Webster

Arlene Susan Westervelt, 56, drowned in Okanagan Lake in June 2016 (File)

Former Kelowna cop committed ‘discreditable conduct’ in Westervelt death investigation

Sergeant Brian Gateley ‘knowingly disobeyed’ when he sent a letter to the victim’s sister

Arlene Susan Westervelt, 56, drowned in Okanagan Lake in June 2016 (File)
KF Aerospace Centre for Excellence is the new home of the World War II de Havilland Mosquito (Brittany Webster - Capital News)

Historic Mosquito warplane finds new home in Kelowna

The de Havilland Mosquito is also known as Mossie or the Wooden Wonder

KF Aerospace Centre for Excellence is the new home of the World War II de Havilland Mosquito (Brittany Webster - Capital News)
A memorial for the five victims of July’s fatal crane collapse stands in front of the Bernard Block construction site in downtown Kelowna as two new tower cranes are assembled at the site on Oct. 26, 2021. (Capital News)

Mission Group holds moment of silence on anniversary of Kelowna crane collapse

Five men died when a crane collapsed at a downtown Kelowna construction site July 12, 2021

A memorial for the five victims of July’s fatal crane collapse stands in front of the Bernard Block construction site in downtown Kelowna as two new tower cranes are assembled at the site on Oct. 26, 2021. (Capital News)
(file photo)

Ethanol shortage sees Esso, Mobile pumps empty in Okanagan

Imperial Oil expects inventories to return to normal next week

(file photo)
(Jen Zielinski/Capital News)

State of Emergency lifted after creeks flood in Kelowna

Two individuals lost thier lives in local bodies of water during the emergency

(Jen Zielinski/Capital News)
Pro-choice protestors outside Kelowna’s courthouse on June 26, 2022 following the overturn of a 1973 U.S. Supreme Court ruling that unduly restrictive state regulations on abortion are unconstitutional (Brittany Webster - Black Press)

Dueling protests in downtown Kelowna Sunday following Roe v. Wade reversal

Both pro-life and pro-choice protestors made their voices heard

Pro-choice protestors outside Kelowna’s courthouse on June 26, 2022 following the overturn of a 1973 U.S. Supreme Court ruling that unduly restrictive state regulations on abortion are unconstitutional (Brittany Webster - Black Press)
Kelowna’s Plasma Donation Centre celebrated its one year anniversary on June 22, 2022 (Brittany Webster - Black Press)

B.C.’s 1st plasma clinic collects over 12,000 units in 1st year

The first plasma donation centre to open in B.C. was in Kelowna’s Orchard Park Mall

Kelowna’s Plasma Donation Centre celebrated its one year anniversary on June 22, 2022 (Brittany Webster - Black Press)
Plenty of fun for the whole family at the Turtle Island Festival in downtown Kelowna June 21, 2022 (Brittany Webster - Black Press)
Plenty of fun for the whole family at the Turtle Island Festival in downtown Kelowna June 21, 2022 (Brittany Webster - Black Press)
Business Excellence Awards were held June 16 at the Coast Capri Hotel (Business Examiner)

FH&P Lawyers win Thompson-Okanagan’s Business of the Year

Sparkling Hill Resort and Fox Plumbing Heating Cooling were runners-up

Business Excellence Awards were held June 16 at the Coast Capri Hotel (Business Examiner)
Business Excellence Awards were held June 16 at the Coast Capri Hotel (Business Examiner)

FH&P Lawyers win Thompson-Okanagan’s Business of the Year

Sparkling Hill Resort and Fox Plumbing Heating Cooling were runners-up

Business Excellence Awards were held June 16 at the Coast Capri Hotel (Business Examiner)
June 19, 2022 was the six year anniversary of the attack on Jessie Simpson, leaving him in a wheelchair and requiring 24/7 care (Sue Simpson/Facebook)

Kamloops mom recalls brutal baseball bat attack on son, 6 years later

Mom Sue continues to fundraise to cover costs of bringing her son home on weekends

June 19, 2022 was the six year anniversary of the attack on Jessie Simpson, leaving him in a wheelchair and requiring 24/7 care (Sue Simpson/Facebook)
Chelsea Cardno went missing on June 14, 2022 while out walking her dog JJ (Photo - @chelscardno/Instagram)

Fatigue and weather pause search for missing Kelowna woman and dog

COSAR Manager says 152 people came to assist with the search on Saturday

Chelsea Cardno went missing on June 14, 2022 while out walking her dog JJ (Photo - @chelscardno/Instagram)
Officers participating in a motorcycle training course at UBC Okanagan (Brittany Webster - Capital News)

RCMP rev up for motorcycle training in Kelowna

Officers will be pulling people over as part of their training

Officers participating in a motorcycle training course at UBC Okanagan (Brittany Webster - Capital News)
Missing woman Chelsea Cardno dining with best friend Josiah Crowell (contributed by Josiah Crowell)

Missing Kelowna woman ‘wouldn’t have thought twice’ to jump into creek to save dog: friend

Crowell speculates Chelsea may have followed her dog into the creek

Missing woman Chelsea Cardno dining with best friend Josiah Crowell (contributed by Josiah Crowell)
(Brittany Webster/Capital News)

Search underway for person possibly swept away in Kelowna’s Mission Creek

Search and rescue team called in to 1300-block of Pasadena Road

(Brittany Webster/Capital News)
Kelowna RCMP are looking to reunite these World War II medals with their rightful owner (Kelowna RCMP)

World War discharge certificate, medals found by Kelowna RCMP

Police are looking to return the items to their rightful owner

Kelowna RCMP are looking to reunite these World War II medals with their rightful owner (Kelowna RCMP)
Pictures of loved ones hung on the back wall of the Island Stage in Kelowna during the 2022 Move to Cure ALS (Brittany Webster - Capital News)
Pictures of loved ones hung on the back wall of the Island Stage in Kelowna during the 2022 Move to Cure ALS (Brittany Webster - Capital News)
Capital News was given a backstage tour of the travelling Cirque du Soleil show OVO in June 2022 (Brittany Webster - Capital News)

Insects crawling through Kelowna for Cirque du Soleil’s OVO

The group will perform 7 shows at Prospera Place

Capital News was given a backstage tour of the travelling Cirque du Soleil show OVO in June 2022 (Brittany Webster - Capital News)
Suspect wearing the clothing found by police dog service unit on June 6, 2022 (Kamloops RCMP)

Kamloops RCMP searching for alleged quick outfit change armed robber

The suspect allegedly changed his clothes behind First Choice Haircutters before fleeing on foot

Suspect wearing the clothing found by police dog service unit on June 6, 2022 (Kamloops RCMP)
The heat wave was challenging for the elderly who are more likely to live alone, have possible difficulties drinking lots of water, are less able to detect their body is overheating, may live in a home that does not offer air conditioning or good cross ventilation, have difficulty accessing cool parts of their house such as the basement and have greater overall health frailty. (Metro Creative photo)

Heat alert: Okanagan woman calls for A/C in seniors’ homes ahead of summer

Alysha-Dawn Wolf says her mother is living in a hot box, doesn’t have money to spare

The heat wave was challenging for the elderly who are more likely to live alone, have possible difficulties drinking lots of water, are less able to detect their body is overheating, may live in a home that does not offer air conditioning or good cross ventilation, have difficulty accessing cool parts of their house such as the basement and have greater overall health frailty. (Metro Creative photo)