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Potential for high water in Keremeos and surrounding areas, warns RDOS

Residents encouraged to start preparing for localized flooding

School District 67 projects $552,000 surplus by end of the academic-year

The district, which originally had planned for a deficit of $1.2 million, cut costs amid COVID-19

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

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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

Penticton quadruple murder trial moved to Kelowna

John Brittain is accused in the shooting deaths of Darlene Knippelberg, Rudi Winter and Susan and Barry Wonch last April

Series of thefts from South Okanagan baseball association prompts outcry

“… It is ultimately the players who suffer,” said club president Iain MacIntyre.

Long weekend launches mussel fight in Okanagan

Water board urging province to implement tighter regulations to protect lakes

‘Love Local’ campaign aims to support Penticton businesses amid challenging times

Initiative aims to raise awareness, encourage residents to buy, eat and choose local first

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

Kelowna to open some public facilities in phased-in reopening plan

Playgrounds, indoor recreation facilities, aquatics facilities, arenas, theatres to remain closed

Stewardship association launches petition opposing campground on Vaseux Lake

Campground will have multiple negative effects, says stewardship association

Okanagan boaters fined, gear seized after angling with illegal bait, prohibited gear

On Sunday COs found many individuals fishing against regulations; gear violations, more

Penticton RCMP investigating stolen package containing rifle

Gun owner expresses frustration at method of delivery by Canada Post

COVID-19: Pentastic Jazz Festival, slated for September, no longer proceeding

“If enthusiasm and optimism dictated, there would be no question of proceeding,” - Michael Campbell

Fentanyl contaminated stimulants a possible factor in April’s overdose spike: Interior Health

‘We have two public health emergencies going on at the same time,’ said Dr. Karin Goodison.

Man disrupting traffic near Princeton taken to hospital

RCMP found the man to be likely be suffering from mental health and/or substance use issues

Elderly scooter driver dies following collision in Oliver

Police are asking that witnesses of the collision come forward with information

Poll: Are you happy with the re-opening plan in B.C.?

Opinions on the province’s plan to reopen the economy seem to be plentiful on social media

Avoid non-essential boating: Osoyoos RCMP

‘We ask that you consider the risks you are putting our first responders in’

Penticton man wins $377k jackpot in online poker match

Penticton’s Chaudhary Irshad scored the biggest poker win of his life

Water quality advisory issued for Central Okanagan system

Turbidity in source affects Killiney Beach system for 290 customers off Westside Road