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Okanagan Starbucks stop using reusable cups amid coronavirus concerns

Okanagan Starbucks stop using reusable cups amid coronavirus concerns

The coffee shop advised customers in a statement on Wednesday

Okanagan Starbucks stop using reusable cups amid coronavirus concerns
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Body armour, weapons and illicit drugs seized in police raid on Kelowna home

Ten people were taken into custody after RCMP search property Feb. 28

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UBC Okanagan and the YMCA strengthen their research partnership through the signing of a collaborative memorandum of understanding. (Contributed)

UBC Okanagan, YMCA team up to tackle prediabetes with prevention program

The partnership looks to bring the evidence-based lifestyle programs to more Okanagan communities

UBC Okanagan and the YMCA strengthen their research partnership through the signing of a collaborative memorandum of understanding. (Contributed)
RBC Training Ground, a search for local and potential Olympians, comes to UBC Okanagan Feb. 29. (CBC Sports/RBC Training Ground)

Future Olympians invited to UBC Okanagan for RBC Training Ground

Okanagan athletes aged 14 to 25 can test their skills in front of Olympic officials Feb. 29

RBC Training Ground, a search for local and potential Olympians, comes to UBC Okanagan Feb. 29. (CBC Sports/RBC Training Ground)
The Kelowna Rockets have fired head coach Adam Foote (front) and have made Kris Mallette (back) the interim head coach. (Photo: Marissa Baecker/Kelowna Rockets Images )

Kelowna Rockets fire coach Adam Foote

General manager Bruce Hamilton made the annoucement Wednesday, named Kris Mallette interim coach

The Kelowna Rockets have fired head coach Adam Foote (front) and have made Kris Mallette (back) the interim head coach. (Photo: Marissa Baecker/Kelowna Rockets Images )
‘It’s been a great program’:New foreign worker requirements help Okanagan fruit industry

‘It’s been a great program’:New foreign worker requirements help Okanagan fruit industry

Biometric requirements began in late 2018, and will have long-term advantages for workers in Kelowna

‘It’s been a great program’:New foreign worker requirements help Okanagan fruit industry
The Central Okanagan Search and Rescue were called in to help with the successful rescue of a 14-year-old Kelowna snowmobiler who was lost overnight in the Greystokes area of Kelowna. (Contributed)

Teen snowmobiler from Kelowna found after air force’s overnight search

The teen had been missing since just after 6 p.m. on Monday

The Central Okanagan Search and Rescue were called in to help with the successful rescue of a 14-year-old Kelowna snowmobiler who was lost overnight in the Greystokes area of Kelowna. (Contributed)
Kelowna student Urijah Fisher, also known as Hulk, has been fighting a brain tumour since he was three years old. (Photo: Tanya Miles)                                Kelowna student Urijah Fisher, also known as Hulk, has been fighting a brain tumour since he was three years old. (Photo: Tanya Miles)

Kelowna community rallies for 9-year-old with brain tumour

Casorso Elementary student Urijah Fisher has been battling the tumour since he was 3

Kelowna student Urijah Fisher, also known as Hulk, has been fighting a brain tumour since he was three years old. (Photo: Tanya Miles)                                Kelowna student Urijah Fisher, also known as Hulk, has been fighting a brain tumour since he was three years old. (Photo: Tanya Miles)
Update: Single lane southbound reopens on Coquihalla after semi flips

Update: Single lane southbound reopens on Coquihalla after semi flips

The Merritt to Hope southbound stretch closed after accident around 9 a.m. on long weekend Friday

Update: Single lane southbound reopens on Coquihalla after semi flips
John Lent released a book of poetry and an album back-to-back in the fall of 2019. (Caitlin Clow - Vernon Morning Star)

Okanagan author named UBCO writer-in-residence

Vernon’s John Lent will also announce the winner of the 2020 Okanagan Short Story Contest

John Lent released a book of poetry and an album back-to-back in the fall of 2019. (Caitlin Clow - Vernon Morning Star)
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Kelowna woman arrested after alleged assault on 14-year-old

RCMP were called to reports of an assault on Tuesday afternoon

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The Paisley Notebook in Kelowna will host the fourth annual International Women’s Day dinner on March 8 in Okanagan Falls. (Photo: The Paisley Notebook/Facebook)

Okanagan chefs come together for International Women’s Day fundraiser

The Paisley Notebook hosts the 4th annual event in support of south Okanagan charities

The Paisley Notebook in Kelowna will host the fourth annual International Women’s Day dinner on March 8 in Okanagan Falls. (Photo: The Paisley Notebook/Facebook)
Jurassic World 3 movie set will be looking for extras while shooting in Merritt. (Photo: JurassicWorld3.net)

‘Want to get eaten?’ Hollywood’s Jurassic World 3 looking for extras during B.C. filming

The dinosaur snacks are invited to the open casting call for Feb. 24

Jurassic World 3 movie set will be looking for extras while shooting in Merritt. (Photo: JurassicWorld3.net)
Morning Start: 26 years ago today, Michael Jordan signs MLB contract
Morning Start: 26 years ago today, Michael Jordan signs MLB contract
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Kelowna grandmother scammed of $14,000 in phone scam

RCMP warn of Grandparent Scam in the Okanagan after December incident

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(First Call BC Child and Youth Advocacy Coalition/still1in5.ca)

Nearly 12,000 children living in poverty throughout Okanagan: report

BC Child Poverty Report Card includes stats for Central and North Okanagan, Okanagan-Similkameen

(First Call BC Child and Youth Advocacy Coalition/still1in5.ca)
VIDEO: Person in wheelchair narrowly avoids collision with car in Kelowna

VIDEO: Person in wheelchair narrowly avoids collision with car in Kelowna

There were no injuries in the scary looking near-accident last week in Rutland

VIDEO: Person in wheelchair narrowly avoids collision with car in Kelowna
A quick huddle for Team Austgarden at the 2019 BC Championships. Kelowna’s Austgarden returns in 2020 looking for the win. (Black Press file photo)

Kelowna wheelchair curling champion returns to skip at BC Championships

Gerry Austgarden will look to avenge the second place finish at last year’s finals

A quick huddle for Team Austgarden at the 2019 BC Championships. Kelowna’s Austgarden returns in 2020 looking for the win. (Black Press file photo)
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Okanagan winery cellarman fired after mistake costs company $162K of wine

The former employee filed a grievance with West Kelowna’s Mission Hill Winery but was unsuccesful

(Mission Hill Family Estate Winery/Facebook)
(Mission Hill Family Estate Winery/Facebook)

Mission Hill cellarman fired after mistakenly dumping $162K of wine down the drain

The former employee filed a grievance with the West Kelowna winery but was unsuccesful

(Mission Hill Family Estate Winery/Facebook)