Community

Influential Oliver man, Bill Ross dies unexpectedly

Ross served the community in various roles with the RDOS and Town of Oliver for nearly 30 years

Penticton woman’s charitable mask business takes off

Kathy Blannin McKenzie began making masks after losing her job, they’ve now sold across North America

Looking back: Salmon Arm’s experience with the Spanish flu

Salmon Arm Museum curator Deborah Chapman looks at impact on community

  • May 14, 2020
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The Kelowna Capital News team plants a tree for Earth Day
Cougar caught on camera in Lake Country
Snow blankets Kelowna
Caught in camera: Bear hangs out in tree in Trail

Five generations of females celebrate family in Salmon Arm

Matriarch is now 90 while youngest born is just five months

Virus prompts Salmon Arm teacher to take 100 mile walk for hospital

Daniel Beals treks back and forth along foreshore for Shuswap Hospital Foundation

WATCH: North Okanagan treated to cotton-candy skies

Special weather alert last night brought extra special sunsets to region

Funding granted to COVID-19 projects in South Okanagan and Similkameen

Initiative provides more than $70,000 to organizations within region

Club revs support for North Okanagan frontline workers

Car clubs cruise out to fire departments to show thanks

COLUMN: Feeding the family

It’s a little early to start thinking about canning fruit, but why not plan for it this year?

  • May 13, 2020

Rainbow shines on Kelowna General Hospital on International Nurses Day

‘The world seems dark right now, but healthcare workers are brightening it up’

Video: Large number of hummingbirds surprise Shuswap resident

Sorrento resident Rona Wylie Golding says she’s never seen so many use her feeder

‘Dedicated and devoted’ Penticton firefighter celebrates retirement

Captain Wayne McKenzie served with the Penticton Fire Department for over 27 years

Okanagan alligator lizards slither out for spring

Sun brings sighting of lizards around the valley

Vernon-North Okanagan RCMP recruit brings enthusiasm

Nelly joins the force as a police service dog, hailing from Innisfail, Alta.

QUIZ: In honour of mothers

On Mother’s Day, see how much you know about the day and about some famous mothers

Summerland mountain part of a group of volcanos

Conkle Mountain in Summerland is one of 16 in the Penticton group of volcanos

Keremeos first responders surprise six-year-old with birthday parade

This year Loaaia Starrett’s birthday was nothing short of memorable

Group of young people in Shuswap stay full of hope for future despite tough times

Salmon Arm founder of Mirella Projct has lots of ideas for creating a sustainable community

Parade in Summerland neighbourhood honours essential services workers

Residents, including a youth band, cheer for those on front lines during COVID-19 pandemic

Kelowna singer releases video, song for Mother’s Day

‘Loved You Perfectly’ is the first song in Haley Turner’s first full-length album