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‘A real shame’: Okanagan MLA says factors behind Tolko mill closing should have been caught

‘A real shame’: Okanagan MLA says factors behind Tolko mill closing should have been caught

Kelowna-Mission MLA Steve Thomson said the industry is in bad shape across the province

‘A real shame’: Okanagan MLA says factors behind Tolko mill closing should have been caught
Archers take aim during competition at the 55+ BC Games in Kelowna. Bob O’Brien (left) from Nanaimo is at his third 55+ Games this year. (Mackenzie Britton - Capital News)

Archery pulls in exciting competition at 55+ BC Games

The archery champions will be presented Saturday in Kelowna

Archers take aim during competition at the 55+ BC Games in Kelowna. Bob O’Brien (left) from Nanaimo is at his third 55+ Games this year. (Mackenzie Britton - Capital News)
A mobile home in Lake Country went up in flames on Wednesday night, Sept. 4, 2019. (Sean Thomas with Five by 5 media/courtesy to Kelowna Capital News)                                A mobile home in Lake Country went up in flames on Wednesday night, Sept. 4, 2019. (Sean Thomas with Five by 5 media/courtesy to Kelowna Capital News)

Support rolling in for Lake Country couple who lost RV in suspicious fire

A GoFundMe has been started for Bob and Tracey Whyte

A mobile home in Lake Country went up in flames on Wednesday night, Sept. 4, 2019. (Sean Thomas with Five by 5 media/courtesy to Kelowna Capital News)                                A mobile home in Lake Country went up in flames on Wednesday night, Sept. 4, 2019. (Sean Thomas with Five by 5 media/courtesy to Kelowna Capital News)
This year’s apple crop is beginning to be showcased on orchard trees across the Okanagan Valley. (Contributed)

It’s crunch time for Okanagan apple farmers

Bella Rosa Orchards’ apple season is at its peak

This year’s apple crop is beginning to be showcased on orchard trees across the Okanagan Valley. (Contributed)
Skeet shooters aim and fire during the 2019 Okanagan Open Skeet Tournament in May. (Photo - Central Okanagan Shotgun Sports Club)

Ready, aim, fire: Top-ranked skeet shooters coming to Okanagan for championships

The Central Okanagan Shotgun Sports Club will host the Western Championships in 2020

Skeet shooters aim and fire during the 2019 Okanagan Open Skeet Tournament in May. (Photo - Central Okanagan Shotgun Sports Club)
Update: Cops for Kids cycle into the South Okanagan

Update: Cops for Kids cycle into the South Okanagan

The cyclists kicked off their 10 day ride Friday morning in Kelowna

Update: Cops for Kids cycle into the South Okanagan
Kelowna father pleads guilty to triple murder of daughters, wife

Kelowna father pleads guilty to triple murder of daughters, wife

Jacob Forman pleaded guilty before a judge in a provincial courtroom in Kelowna Thursday

Kelowna father pleads guilty to triple murder of daughters, wife
Montreal Canadiens goalie joins Kelowna Rockets for practice

Montreal Canadiens goalie joins Kelowna Rockets for practice

Carey Price stopped in for a visit at Rockets camp Thursday

Montreal Canadiens goalie joins Kelowna Rockets for practice
The UBC Okanagan Heat women’s softball team opened up their inaugural season over the Labour Day long weekend. (Mackenzie Britton - Capital News)

UBC Okanagan women’s softball puts good foot forward in season-opener

The Heat started their first-ever Western Collegiate Softball Association season over Labour Day

The UBC Okanagan Heat women’s softball team opened up their inaugural season over the Labour Day long weekend. (Mackenzie Britton - Capital News)
Kelowna’s Jeremy Siddall (left) poses with his seven gold medals and teammates Mike Bernemann (centre) and Ashley James (right) at the Dragon Boat World Championships in Thailand last month. (Contributed)

Okanagan dragon boater cruises to 7 gold medals at world championships

Jeremy Siddall and the Team Canada team swept their entire competition

Kelowna’s Jeremy Siddall (left) poses with his seven gold medals and teammates Mike Bernemann (centre) and Ashley James (right) at the Dragon Boat World Championships in Thailand last month. (Contributed)
Jacob Forman with family prior to Dec. 2017 (Advocate file photo).

Accused murderer of wife, two daughters in Kelowna pleads not guilty

Jacob Forman appeared in B.C. Supreme Court in Kelowna Tuesday

Jacob Forman with family prior to Dec. 2017 (Advocate file photo).
Kelowna Rockets’ Mark Liwiski (left) watches at the puck sneaks by Victoria Royals goalie in a 4-0 victory in their first pre-season game of the year. (Photo: Kelowna Rockets Images)

Rockets return WHL action to Okanagan with 4-0 win in first pre-season test

Kelowna prospects get some valuable ice time in the win over Victoria

Kelowna Rockets’ Mark Liwiski (left) watches at the puck sneaks by Victoria Royals goalie in a 4-0 victory in their first pre-season game of the year. (Photo: Kelowna Rockets Images)
(From left) Chris Smiley, Kathy Hubble and Aaron McFadden are taking over the Lake Country Judo Club to help keep the local club strong. (Kathy Hubble)

Striking up a revitalization for an Okanagan judo club

The Lake Country Judo Club is getting two new senseis to keep the almost 40-year-old dojo going

(From left) Chris Smiley, Kathy Hubble and Aaron McFadden are taking over the Lake Country Judo Club to help keep the local club strong. (Kathy Hubble)
Kaedan Korczak comes out of the locker room ready to play. Photo: Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze

The off-season is over, Kelowna Rockets return to action Friday night

The Rockets start their six-game pre-season against the Victoria Royals

Kaedan Korczak comes out of the locker room ready to play. Photo: Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze
UBCO Heat women’s softball team head coach Joni Frei (left) has been involved with Canadian softball for years, including coaching Canada Futures, an intiative where a Canadian squad is formed for exhibition tours playing against U.S. university teams. (contributed)

Jitters not an issue for UBC Okanagan softball squad ahead of first-ever season

The women’s Heat squad starts their season Aug. 30

UBCO Heat women’s softball team head coach Joni Frei (left) has been involved with Canadian softball for years, including coaching Canada Futures, an intiative where a Canadian squad is formed for exhibition tours playing against U.S. university teams. (contributed)
(From left) Kyle Topping, Kaedan Korczak and Nolan Foote display the Kelowna Rockets new jerseys ahead of the 2019-2020 season. (Kelowna Rockets Images)

Kelowna Rockets unveil new jerseys ahead of upcoming season

The Rockets get the new looks when the regular season starts Sept. 21

(From left) Kyle Topping, Kaedan Korczak and Nolan Foote display the Kelowna Rockets new jerseys ahead of the 2019-2020 season. (Kelowna Rockets Images)
The Okanagan Sun’s Lawrenzo Dissee is tackled by Vancouver Island Raiders defenders in a 37-13 loss on Aug. 24. (Greg Sakaki - Black Press Media)

Bye week ahead, Okanagan Sun look to recover from two straight losses

The Sun lost 37-13 to the VI Raiders Saturday

The Okanagan Sun’s Lawrenzo Dissee is tackled by Vancouver Island Raiders defenders in a 37-13 loss on Aug. 24. (Greg Sakaki - Black Press Media)
Jessica Podskalny will join the UBC Okanagan Heat womens softball team after two years with the Douglas College Royals. Photo: Douglas College Royals Athletics

Okanagan draws in Metro Vancouver softball star

Jessica Podskalny will pitch for UBC Okanagan in their inaugural softball season

Jessica Podskalny will join the UBC Okanagan Heat womens softball team after two years with the Douglas College Royals. Photo: Douglas College Royals Athletics
Remember to wear your purple ribbon on Aug. 31 for International Overdose Awareness Day. Photo by Jordyn Thomson.

Okanagan Nation bringing overdose awareness to Syilx Okanagan communities

The Purple Ribbon Campaign for International Overdose Awareness Day is Aug. 28

Remember to wear your purple ribbon on Aug. 31 for International Overdose Awareness Day. Photo by Jordyn Thomson.
On-foot brewery tours in Okanagan give ‘beer runs’ a new dimension

On-foot brewery tours in Okanagan give ‘beer runs’ a new dimension

Brew Crew Kelowna celebrated its kick-off year this summer

On-foot brewery tours in Okanagan give ‘beer runs’ a new dimension