Mackenzie Britton

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New brain health clinic coming to the Okanagan with free trials

BrainTrust Canada offering free trials in Kelowna Oct. 28 and 29

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An introductory circle at a Young Agrarians meeting. (Photo: Joel Hayhoe)

Farmers, landowners invited to land-linking workshop in the Okanagan

Young Agrarians of the Okanagan host the event in Kelowna Nov. 2

An introductory circle at a Young Agrarians meeting. (Photo: Joel Hayhoe)
(Natalia Cuevas-Huaico - Kelowna Capital News)

Morning Start: Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights begins

Your morning start for Friday, Oct. 25

(Natalia Cuevas-Huaico - Kelowna Capital News)
Kelowna marathoner Vik Bains won the SunRype Okanagan Marathon on Oct. 20 with a 2:38:08 time. (Contributed)

Impressive hometown win for Okanagan Marathon runner

Vik Bains celebrated his first-ever career win on his Kelowna home course on Oct. 20

Kelowna marathoner Vik Bains won the SunRype Okanagan Marathon on Oct. 20 with a 2:38:08 time. (Contributed)
West Kelowna Warriors’ Brock Baier joins with Kelowna Gospel Mission residents and volunteers for a street-hockey movie in downtown Kelowna shot by local production company Solid Rock Video. (Mackenzie Britton - Capital News)

Street-hockey movie filmed in Okanagan to fight homelessness stigma

The hockey game in Kelowna was filmed to bring more attention to the homelessness crisis

West Kelowna Warriors’ Brock Baier joins with Kelowna Gospel Mission residents and volunteers for a street-hockey movie in downtown Kelowna shot by local production company Solid Rock Video. (Mackenzie Britton - Capital News)
West Kelowna Warriors owner Kim Dobranski (left) and former head coach and general manager Geoff Grimwood. (Photo: Alistair Waters - Capital News)

West Kelowna Warriors being sold back to BC Hockey League

Current owner Kim Dobranski said the sale back to the BCHL should be completed by the end of October

West Kelowna Warriors owner Kim Dobranski (left) and former head coach and general manager Geoff Grimwood. (Photo: Alistair Waters - Capital News)
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Kelowna Rockets score 8 as they storm back for comeback win in Seattle

Kelowna won 8-3 over the Thunderbirds, return to home ice Saturday for battle against Blazers

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Former Mt. Boucherie Secondary football quarterback Josiah Joseph now performing well with University of Calgary Dinos. (University of Calgary Athletics)

Former Okanagan football star named Canada West’s top offensive player of the week

Josiah Joseph from Peachland and Mt. Boucherie got the nod earlier this week

Former Mt. Boucherie Secondary football quarterback Josiah Joseph now performing well with University of Calgary Dinos. (University of Calgary Athletics)
Canadian Mountain Guide and alpinist Barry Blanchard, who navigates the mountains for a living, will visit Kelowna as part of the Kelowna presentation of his adventure documentary at the International Mountain Film Festival. (Contributed)

Mountain Film Festival bringing acclaimed Canadian alpinist to Okanagan

Barry Blanchard and the International Mountain Film Festival visit the Okanagan Oct. 19

Canadian Mountain Guide and alpinist Barry Blanchard, who navigates the mountains for a living, will visit Kelowna as part of the Kelowna presentation of his adventure documentary at the International Mountain Film Festival. (Contributed)
UBC Okanagan’s Nik Federko led the Heat to a fourth place finish at the Canada West championships last weekend. It was the first-ever time UBCO hosted the event. (UBC Okanagan Athletics)

Heat qualify for Canada-wide golf championships after 4th place finish at Okanagan Golf Club

Men qualify, women miss cut at UBCO-hosted inaugural Canada West tournament

UBC Okanagan’s Nik Federko led the Heat to a fourth place finish at the Canada West championships last weekend. It was the first-ever time UBCO hosted the event. (UBC Okanagan Athletics)
Kelowna’s Dillion Hamaliuk looks to get a shot past Prince George defenceman Joe Kennedy. The Rockets beat the Cougars 2-1 Friday night. (Photo: Brett Cullen/Prince George Cougars)

Kelowna Rockets grab 1st road win of season in tight victory

Kelowna beat the Prince George Cougars 2-1 Friday night

Kelowna’s Dillion Hamaliuk looks to get a shot past Prince George defenceman Joe Kennedy. The Rockets beat the Cougars 2-1 Friday night. (Photo: Brett Cullen/Prince George Cougars)
VIDEO: Kelowna RCMP canine unit helps end stand off with knife wielding man

VIDEO: Kelowna RCMP canine unit helps end stand off with knife wielding man

The man was arrested without injury around 3:45 p.m.

VIDEO: Kelowna RCMP canine unit helps end stand off with knife wielding man
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High school volleyball rankings have Okanagan teams on the rise

Kelowna Secondary, Mt. Boucherie, George Elliot remain in top 5, Penticton moving up

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Kelowna Special Olympian Alexandra Magee will skate at the Rock the Rink event in Penticton on Oct. 6. The tour has invited local Special Olympic athletes to join for each stop on the Canada tour. (Contributed)

Okanagan Special Olympics skater to perform at Rock the Rink tour

Alexandra Magee, a Special Olympics World Champion, joins the tour in Penticton on Oct. 6

Kelowna Special Olympian Alexandra Magee will skate at the Rock the Rink event in Penticton on Oct. 6. The tour has invited local Special Olympic athletes to join for each stop on the Canada tour. (Contributed)
Sun quarterback Alex Douglas prepares to make a play against the Valley Huskers at the Apple Bowl on Sept. 22. (Marissa Baecker - Shoot the Breeze)

Okanagan Sun clinch playoff spot, but season far from over

After a 40-0 win last weekend, the Sun face the undefeated Rams Saturday

Sun quarterback Alex Douglas prepares to make a play against the Valley Huskers at the Apple Bowl on Sept. 22. (Marissa Baecker - Shoot the Breeze)
An inspection is being made at Big White Ski Resort ahead of the World Arline Ski Championships in March 2020. It will be the largest race that Big White has ever hosted. (Photo: Big White Ski Resort)

Inspection done at Big White ahead of resort’s largest winter sports race

The World Airline Ski Championships will be hosted by the resort in March 2020

An inspection is being made at Big White Ski Resort ahead of the World Arline Ski Championships in March 2020. It will be the largest race that Big White has ever hosted. (Photo: Big White Ski Resort)
Kelowna Chiefs players all wore Sheridan jerseys at their home-opener win against the Chase Heat Sept. 20. The Chiefs late owner Grant Sheridan’s family joins in the pre-game memorial to honour Sheridan, who died in July. (Mackenzie Britton - Capital News)

Epic overtime battle, big turnout for memorial night to late owner of Okanagan hockey team

The KIJHL’s Kelowna Chiefs hounoured Grant Sheridan with a win in the team’s home-opener

Kelowna Chiefs players all wore Sheridan jerseys at their home-opener win against the Chase Heat Sept. 20. The Chiefs late owner Grant Sheridan’s family joins in the pre-game memorial to honour Sheridan, who died in July. (Mackenzie Britton - Capital News)
UBC Okanagan golf team starts season with historic win

UBC Okanagan golf team starts season with historic win

Men’s team Cole Wilson led the Heat to two titles at the University of Alberta Invitational

UBC Okanagan golf team starts season with historic win
Kyle Topping of the Kelowna Rockets skates against the Portland Winterhawks in March at Prospera Place. (Marissa Baecker - Kelowna Rockets Images)                                Kyle Topping of the Kelowna Rockets skates against the Portland Winterhawks in March at Prospera Place. (Marissa Baecker - Kelowna Rockets Images)

WHL action returns to Okanagan, Rockets GM anxious for season’s start

Big off-season changes, the Memorial Cup; it’s all coming together for Bruce Hamilton

Kyle Topping of the Kelowna Rockets skates against the Portland Winterhawks in March at Prospera Place. (Marissa Baecker - Kelowna Rockets Images)                                Kyle Topping of the Kelowna Rockets skates against the Portland Winterhawks in March at Prospera Place. (Marissa Baecker - Kelowna Rockets Images)
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Update: Father calls for better drug recognition after 8-year-old overdoses at Okanagan school

The young child ingested an unknown substance Wednesday at a Kelowna school

(Photo: Jeremy Mills Facebook)