Kelowna

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Off-duty lifeguard saves woman ejected from boat in West Kelowna

Kelowna RCMP rewarded the man on Aug. 11 for saving the woman’s life

 

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Lightning starts wildfire east of Vernon

The blaze is 0.80 hectares in Cherryville

 

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Special air quality statement in place for the Okanagan

Smoky conditions are expected to last for 24-48 hours

 

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Morning Start: Owning Guinea Pigs in Switzerland

Your morning start for Friday, August 12

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Rapper Tech N9ne is performing at Kelowna’s Red Bird Brewery (Photo - E-volution Media Studio/Facebook)

Cariboo Lou: Rapper Tech N9ne coming to Kelowna’s Red Bird Brewery

Tickets are still available for the September 24th show

Rapper Tech N9ne is performing at Kelowna’s Red Bird Brewery (Photo - E-volution Media Studio/Facebook)
Jasmine Davis, 34, of Chetwynd was reported missing on Aug. 9 and may be in the Kelowna area (RCMP)

Missing Chetwynd woman who may have been in Kelowna found safe

Jasmine Davis was last seen on July 30

Jasmine Davis, 34, of Chetwynd was reported missing on Aug. 9 and may be in the Kelowna area (RCMP)
Queens Park Child Care Centre in Penticton on July 27 (Photo - YMCA of Okanagan/Facebook)

‘Y’ in the Okanagan gets a name change

“The Y is always evolving”

Queens Park Child Care Centre in Penticton on July 27 (Photo - YMCA of Okanagan/Facebook)
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Morning Start: Snails sleep for a long time

Your morning start for Thursday, August 11

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Lawn bowling, apple pies, and cherry trees: Amazing Race comes to Okanagan

The contestants went through three tasks on their way to the finish line

(Photo - The Amazing Race Canada)
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Morning Start: Ketchup as medicine

Your morning start for Wednesday, August 10

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Morning Start: House dust

Your morning start for Tuesday, August 9

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RCMP vehicles. (File photo)

Kelowna RCMP arrest hammer-waving man twice in one day

‘This man has generated over 22 police files this year’

RCMP vehicles. (File photo)
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Morning Start: Tongue prints

Your morning start for Monday, August 8

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A $500,000 winning lottery ticket was bought in Lake Country (File Photo)

Cha-ching: Unclaimed $500,000 lotto ticket sold in Lake Country

It’s the only ‘extra’ grand prize ticket from Friday’s draw

A $500,000 winning lottery ticket was bought in Lake Country (File Photo)
Connor Allan Patterson-House. (RCMP)

Kelowna RCMP search for man wanted in connection with violent assault

If you see Connor Allan Patterson-House do not approach him, warn RCMP

Connor Allan Patterson-House. (RCMP)
Kelowna Fire Department Chief Travis Whiting. (File photo)

Still a ladder to climb on Kelowna fire staffing: Chief

‘We will continue to work on resourcing, training, and equipping our front-line responders’

Kelowna Fire Department Chief Travis Whiting. (File photo)
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Morning Start: The Prunus Family

Your morning start for Friday, August 5

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The high cost of housing in Kelowna is causing recruitment problems for the RCMP. (File photo)

Housing cost handcuffs Kelowna RCMP recruitment

“Direct correlation with the cost of housing in Kelowna impacting ability to recruit officers’

The high cost of housing in Kelowna is causing recruitment problems for the RCMP. (File photo)
Kelowna RCMP investigated 24 police-reported hate files in 2021, compared to six in 2020. (File photo)

Jump in reported hate crimes last year COVID-related: Kelowna RCMP

Kelowna was third in B.C. for police-reported hate crimes in 2021

Kelowna RCMP investigated 24 police-reported hate files in 2021, compared to six in 2020. (File photo)