Jen Zielinski

THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Kelowna motorcyclist seriously injured in crash

The crash happened Sunday at about 1:30 p.m.

THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
People at the beach in front of Discovery Bay Resort on Tuesday, July 14. (Michael Rodriguez - Capital News)

Heat wave forecast for Okanagan-Shuswap

Temperatures are forecast to hit record breaking highs this week

People at the beach in front of Discovery Bay Resort on Tuesday, July 14. (Michael Rodriguez - Capital News)
Flames shoot from the roof of a home on Hallam Drive as Lake Country firefighters battle a blaze on June, 17 2021. (Amandalina Letterio/ Capital News)

Lake Country home destroyed in large blaze, 11 dogs rescued

Fire crews are responding to 10839 Hallam Drive

Flames shoot from the roof of a home on Hallam Drive as Lake Country firefighters battle a blaze on June, 17 2021. (Amandalina Letterio/ Capital News)
Bear wanders Kelowna on June 15. (Michelle Wallace/Facebook)

Bear climbs fence, uses crosswalk in Kelowna

The bear was spotted on Baron Road Wednesday evening

Bear wanders Kelowna on June 15. (Michelle Wallace/Facebook)
Fire near Highway 97 C close to Merritt. (Facebook)

Wildfire burning near Highway 97C

The fire is an estimated nine hectares in size

Fire near Highway 97 C close to Merritt. (Facebook)
According to police, upon the attempt at a traffic stop in Merritt on June 6, 2021, the driver of the vehicle immediately fled the scene, prompting the responding officer to notify dispatch. (Kamloops This Week)

Fort St. John man charged with attempted murder following shootout with Merritt RCMP

Gerald Cooper, 46, is charged with five counts of attempted murder

According to police, upon the attempt at a traffic stop in Merritt on June 6, 2021, the driver of the vehicle immediately fled the scene, prompting the responding officer to notify dispatch. (Kamloops This Week)
The village at Silver Star. (Web Cams)

SilverStar dusted with snow

It might be June but that didn’t stop snow from falling in the North Okanagan

The village at Silver Star. (Web Cams)
File image of dog wearing cone. (Pixabay photo)

Central Okanagan dog control quashes rumour of increase in canine attacks

Posts to Facebook allege there has been an increase in dogs biting other dogs

File image of dog wearing cone. (Pixabay photo)
Cat named Brian, who was allegedly spray painted to be used in a dog fight in the Lower Mainland. He is now in the care of a Maple Ridge animal rescue. (Facebook)

Rumours of illegal Okanagan dogfighting ring using cats as bait unfounded, say RCMP, SPCA

The RCMP, BC SPCA and dog control have no reports or confirmation of illegal dog fights

Cat named Brian, who was allegedly spray painted to be used in a dog fight in the Lower Mainland. He is now in the care of a Maple Ridge animal rescue. (Facebook)
Garden markers. V2A Project
Garden markers. V2A Project
Steven Gallagher. RCMP.

Man wanted in connection with Oliver pharmacy arson

Steven Gallagher, 29, is wanted for arson and break and enter

Steven Gallagher. RCMP.
Chef John Burke and Lisa Baxter-Burk. brasserieprovisions.com

Brasserie Provisions shifts from indoor dining to home delivery

Brasserie Provisions will remain open but with a new concept

Chef John Burke and Lisa Baxter-Burk. brasserieprovisions.com
Salmon Arm RCMP called out to collisions over the weekend of April 17 and 18. (File photo)

Woman killed in single-vehicle rollover near Summerland

A driver discovered the vehicle crashed off Fish Lake Road early Thursday morning

Salmon Arm RCMP called out to collisions over the weekend of April 17 and 18. (File photo)
RCMP. (Phil McLachlan/Capital News)

Okanagan Connector rollover injures 4, driver likely impaired: RCMP

The rollover happened May 25 about 5 p.m.

RCMP. (Phil McLachlan/Capital News)
Image: Kam Buttar

Semi-truck fire on Coquihalla

The semi-truck fire sparked on May 18 on Highway 5

Image: Kam Buttar
City of Kelowna firefighter Jason Picklyk and city councillor Mohini Singh fundraised for the playground. (Zach Roman/ Black Press Media)
City of Kelowna firefighter Jason Picklyk and city councillor Mohini Singh fundraised for the playground. (Zach Roman/ Black Press Media)

New playground allows for child development at Kelowna’s Starbright

City councillor Mohini Singh and City of Kelowna firefighter Jason Picklyk raised $80,000 for the playground

City of Kelowna firefighter Jason Picklyk and city councillor Mohini Singh fundraised for the playground. (Zach Roman/ Black Press Media)
City of Kelowna firefighter Jason Picklyk and city councillor Mohini Singh fundraised for the playground. (Zach Roman/ Black Press Media)
A yellow-headed blackbird sits in the marsh at Swan Lake Monday, May 17. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)

Birds take flight across the Okanagan

Ospreys are spotted above the Rail Trail in Lake Country

A yellow-headed blackbird sits in the marsh at Swan Lake Monday, May 17. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)
RCMP (Phil McLachlan - Black Press Media)

High-risk takedown on Highway 1 following Shuswap shooting

Upon further investigation, the vehicle and its occupants were not associated with the shooting

RCMP (Phil McLachlan - Black Press Media)
Dosa Crepe Cafe owner Shylender Selvaraj and chef. (Jen Zielinski/Black Press Media)

South Indian cuisine comes to downtown Kelowna amid pandemic

Dosa Crepe Cafe opened a second location on Bernard Avenue last summer

Dosa Crepe Cafe owner Shylender Selvaraj and chef. (Jen Zielinski/Black Press Media)
Murder Mystery Night May 13.

Kelowna BC SPCA hosts Virtual Murder Mystery Night

The fundraiser will take place May 13

Murder Mystery Night May 13.