Kelowna

A crowd of around 150 people gathered at Starbright child development care centre to celebrate their new two-year extension but also to continue their fight to keep the centre alive. (Jordy Cunningham/Capital News)

Kelowna childcare facility given two-year extension, supporters shine at rally

“The Starbright parents have been absolute and committed advocates for their children”

 

Kelowna RCMP considers John Aronson dangerous and not to be approached. (Photo/Kelowna RCMP)

Dangerous, violent offender may be in Kelowna

John Aronson disappeared from a recovery home in Surrey

 

The Coquihalla Highway is expecting 15 centimetres of snow on Friday night, Feb. 3. (DriveBC)

Snowfall warning issued for Coquihalla Highway

Starting Friday night and into Saturday morning, the highway is expecting 15 centimetres of snow

The Coquihalla Highway is expecting 15 centimetres of snow on Friday night, Feb. 3. (DriveBC)
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Morning Start: Happy birthday Elmo

Your morning start for Friday, Feb. 3

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Ben Baker died of an accidental overdose on Jan. 23, 2023. The family is fundraising for two memorial benches to make a monetary donation in Ben’s name to The Last Door in New Westminster. (Ben Baker’s Legacy/GoFundMe)

Benches in West Kelowna, Lower Mainland help keep man’s legacy alive

All additional donations will be donated to the treatment facility Ben stayed at

Ben Baker died of an accidental overdose on Jan. 23, 2023. The family is fundraising for two memorial benches to make a monetary donation in Ben’s name to The Last Door in New Westminster. (Ben Baker’s Legacy/GoFundMe)
Dogs are allowed in Unleashed Brewing, after receiving overwhelming support. (Jordy Cunningham/Capital News)

Petition to allow dogs in Kelowna taproom a success after overwhelming support

The petition had more than 6,400 supporters in 96 hours

Dogs are allowed in Unleashed Brewing, after receiving overwhelming support. (Jordy Cunningham/Capital News)
Retired musician Karen Krout reviews an Okanagan Symphony Orchestra concert in Kelowna on Jan. 20, 2023. (Submitted photo).

REVIEW: Okanagan Symphony Orchestra dazzles

Retired musician Karen Krout relays the sights and sounds from Kelowna concert, duplicated in Penticton

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Retired musician Karen Krout reviews an Okanagan Symphony Orchestra concert in Kelowna on Jan. 20, 2023. (Submitted photo).
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Major high school basketball tournament tips off in Kelowna

The eight team tournament features five B.C. teams, one Alberta team, and two Manitoba teams

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Morning Start: Groundhog Day

Your morning start for Thursday, Feb. 2

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The BLOCK ONE Restaurant at 50th Parallel Estate Winery in Lake Country is one of the top 100 most beloved restaurants in Canada in 2022, according to OpenTable. (50th Parallel/Facebook)

2 Okanagan restaurants make top 100 most romantic list, just in time for Valentine’s Day

Two of the 20 British Columbia restaurants are in the Okanagan

The BLOCK ONE Restaurant at 50th Parallel Estate Winery in Lake Country is one of the top 100 most beloved restaurants in Canada in 2022, according to OpenTable. (50th Parallel/Facebook)
Kelowna’s newest brewery, Buffalo Rouge Brewing, is set to open in the spring. (@buffalo.rouge.brewing/Instagram)

Kelowna couple sets down roots in turning vegetarian food truck into brewery

The Wagon food truck was a staple at the Kelowna Farmers Market since 2018

Kelowna’s newest brewery, Buffalo Rouge Brewing, is set to open in the spring. (@buffalo.rouge.brewing/Instagram)
27-year old Nick Rooney opened iThrift over the weekend in Rutland. (Jordy Cunningham/Capital News)

‘I sacrificed everything to get this going’: Kelowna’s newest thrift store opening a success

Rooney lived on air mattress in store while preparing for opening

27-year old Nick Rooney opened iThrift over the weekend in Rutland. (Jordy Cunningham/Capital News)
Henry and June movie poster (@romanavery6/Twitter)

Morning Start: The first NC-17 movie

Your morning start for Wednesday, Feb. 1

Henry and June movie poster (@romanavery6/Twitter)
Britannia Brewing Company is expanding to Lake Country in 2023. (@britanniabrewingco/Instagram)

Lower Mainland brewery expanding to Lake Country

Britannia Brewing Company opened in Steveston in 2016 and expanded to Ladner in 2021

Britannia Brewing Company is expanding to Lake Country in 2023. (@britanniabrewingco/Instagram)
RCMP are looking for help in locating Brett Moore. (RCMP)
RCMP are looking for help in locating Brett Moore. (RCMP)
RCMP are looking for help in locating Brett Moore. (RCMP)
RCMP are looking for help in locating Brett Moore. (RCMP)
Buzz Lightyear

Morning Start: The voice behind Buzz Lightyear

Your morning start for Tuesday, Jan. 31

Buzz Lightyear
The Big White Fire Department took on their Lake Country counterparts at a pond hockey game Jan. 29, 2023 to fundraise for the local burn fund. (contributed)
The Big White Fire Department took on their Lake Country counterparts at a pond hockey game Jan. 29, 2023 to fundraise for the local burn fund. (contributed)
BLK MKT by Avant won the 2022 Cannabis Brand of the Year Canada. (blk-mkt.ca)

High praise for Kelowna cannabis brand

BLK MKT won the 2022 Cannabis Brand of the Year by ADCANN

BLK MKT by Avant won the 2022 Cannabis Brand of the Year Canada. (blk-mkt.ca)
Witnesses saw the man get out of a white Hyundai in the 1600 block of Ellis and procede to smash several windows at a bank. (Black Press file photo)

Axe-wielding man smashes bank windows in downtown Kelowna

‘These types of unprovoked attacks on our local businesses are concerning to the RCMP’

Witnesses saw the man get out of a white Hyundai in the 1600 block of Ellis and procede to smash several windows at a bank. (Black Press file photo)