Jen Zielinski

About 50 people gathered Friday, March 5, 2021 in Penticton to protest city council’s decision to close a temporary winter shelter. (Jesse Day - Western News)

WATCH: Protest over Penticton shelter draws large crowd

People are gathering in Gyro Park to protest the closure of a winter shelter

About 50 people gathered Friday, March 5, 2021 in Penticton to protest city council’s decision to close a temporary winter shelter. (Jesse Day - Western News)
Ice rescue on Shannon Lake. Phil McLachlan, Kelowna Capital News.

‘Ice season is over’; West Kelowna crews rescue man from icy lake

A man in his 60’s was pulled from the waters of Shannon Lake after falling through

Ice rescue on Shannon Lake. Phil McLachlan, Kelowna Capital News.
A man wearing a mask against coronavirus walks past an NHS advertisement about COVID-19 in London, Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2021. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

92 new COVID-19 cases, no new deaths: Interior Health

The region is reporting 92 cases after the weekend

A man wearing a mask against coronavirus walks past an NHS advertisement about COVID-19 in London, Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2021. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
Ella Lamourexu. (Phil McLachlan, Kelowna Capital News)

Kelowna’s drag story

Ella Lamourexu explains the history behind drag in Kelowna

Ella Lamourexu. (Phil McLachlan, Kelowna Capital News)
Supt. Kara Triance, detachment commander for the Kelowna RCMP. (Phil McLachlan - Capital News)

RCMP offers apology to Kelowna Pride Society for ‘misstep’

The apology comes following the launch of the Kelowna Safe Place Program

Supt. Kara Triance, detachment commander for the Kelowna RCMP. (Phil McLachlan - Capital News)
https://www.investkelowna.com/

Kelowna area is the fastest growing in B.C.

The Kelowna CMA is also the fourth fastest growing in Canada

https://www.investkelowna.com/
Tonya and Robert Kuchma of Kelowna died in a vehicle crash in Kamloops. (Facebook)

Kelowna couple dies in Highway 1 crash

The crash, involving a semi-trailer, happened on Family Day in Kamloops

Tonya and Robert Kuchma of Kelowna died in a vehicle crash in Kamloops. (Facebook)
Marcello Verna and Kimberly Ansell. (Facebook)

No recommendations on 2016 West Kelowna suspected murder-suicide: BC Coroner

Kimberly Janet Ansell and Marcello Quinn Verna were found dead on a path in 2016

Marcello Verna and Kimberly Ansell. (Facebook)
The 2013 murder victims Tiffany Goruk and Jeremy Snow. File photo.

No suspects, no updates 8 years after West Kelowna double murder

Southeast District Major Crimes Tiffany Goruk and Jeremy Snow

The 2013 murder victims Tiffany Goruk and Jeremy Snow. File photo.
River the cat. AlleyCats

Kelowna cat returns home after epic 2 year adventure

River the tabby travelled from the Mission area to Joe Rich and survived for two years in a barn

River the cat. AlleyCats
Heritage Retirement Residence in West Kelowna is one of the care homes in B.C. that has had a COVID-19 outbreak since the start of the pandemic. Photo: Philip McLachlan

COVID-19 death at retirement residence in West Kelowna

An outbreak was recently declared over at the residence

Heritage Retirement Residence in West Kelowna is one of the care homes in B.C. that has had a COVID-19 outbreak since the start of the pandemic. Photo: Philip McLachlan
Facebook: Kevin Costin and Hazel Budiongan.

West Kelowna man charged in wife’s murder dies

Kevin Costin Supreme Court trial was to start in May of this year

Facebook: Kevin Costin and Hazel Budiongan.
Chef James Holmes of Salt and Brick in Kelowna. (Jen Zielinski, Black Press Media)

Kelowna restaurant’s TV premier shines spotlight on Okanagan

Salt and Brick was featured on the Food Network on Feb. 6

Chef James Holmes of Salt and Brick in Kelowna. (Jen Zielinski, Black Press Media)
Cillema Photography/Strathcona Business Improvement Association

Support your local restaurant during Dine Around Okanagan

Dine Around will run from Feb. 5 to March 7

Cillema Photography/Strathcona Business Improvement Association
Pink Shirt Day is Feb 24.

Okanagan residents can get ‘Breakfast in a Box’ this Pink Shirt Day

Pink Shirt Day is being re-imagined by the Boys and Girls Clubs of the Okanagan

Pink Shirt Day is Feb 24.
Kelowna Mayor Colin Basran and Victoria Mayor Lisa Helps. (Black Press file photos)

Kelowna, Victoria mayors call on B.C. to create housing pilot for homeless with complex needs

The co-chairs of the B.C. Urban Mayors’ Caucus want to work with the B.C. government to develop a five-site pilot project

Kelowna Mayor Colin Basran and Victoria Mayor Lisa Helps. (Black Press file photos)
Captian and Maria at the Shuswap BC SPCA.

Inseparable but neglected dogs at BC SPCA in desperate need of surgery

A Shuswap volunteer will match donations to the dogs’ surgery up to $5,000

Captian and Maria at the Shuswap BC SPCA.
Nate Brown photo

Okanagan-Shuswap says goodbye sunshine, hello winter

Temperatures are forecasted to drop by mid-next week

Nate Brown photo
(Photo by Don Bodger)

Staff members at 3 Okanagan grocery stores test postive for COVID-19

Loblaw stores in Vernon, Kelowna and Oliver are affected

(Photo by Don Bodger)
Okanagan winter. Pixabay

Warm weather on the way for Okanagan-Shuswap

Wednesday will be the warmest day of the week with temperatures above 5 C

Okanagan winter. Pixabay