Kelowna

Data from Interior Health’s list of exposures reveal that out of 44 schools in SD23, 12 schools still have potential exposure events. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)

Potential COVID-19 exposures listed for 15 Central Okanagan schools

Twelve public and three private schools have noted exposure events in the past two weeks

Data from Interior Health’s list of exposures reveal that out of 44 schools in SD23, 12 schools still have potential exposure events. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)
Deville Coffee is set to open on Oct. 14 at the corner of Bernard Avenue and Pandosy Street, which formerly housed Starbucks Coffee. (Contributed)

New café steps into former Starbucks location in downtown Kelowna

On opening day, all of the café’s sales will be donated to Mamas for Mamas

Deville Coffee is set to open on Oct. 14 at the corner of Bernard Avenue and Pandosy Street, which formerly housed Starbucks Coffee. (Contributed)
A photo of Ivan Glaim-Frank, the Port Alberni man who has been missing since Sunday, Sept. 26

Kelowna RCMP seeking public assistance in finding missing Port Alberni man

Ivan Glaim-Frank has been missing since Sunday, Sept. 26

A photo of Ivan Glaim-Frank, the Port Alberni man who has been missing since Sunday, Sept. 26
Mobile laundry service comes to the Central Okanagan. (Pixabay)

Wash, fold, deliver: Mobile laundry service comes to Central Okanagan

The service aims to help busy families make their lives easier

Mobile laundry service comes to the Central Okanagan. (Pixabay)
Josh Waters and his one-year-old English Staffy cross, Rocky. (Twila Amato/Black Press Media)

COVID, heartbreak among speedbumps in Australian’s road to residency in Kelowna

Josh Waters shares his experience in the hopes to help others like him

Josh Waters and his one-year-old English Staffy cross, Rocky. (Twila Amato/Black Press Media)
Kelowna-Lake Country Liberal MLA Norm Letnick. (File photo)

Kelowna-Lake Country MLA Norm Letnick open to considering a mayoral run

Letnick previously served as a city councillor in Kelowna from 2005 to 2008

Kelowna-Lake Country Liberal MLA Norm Letnick. (File photo)

Civil Forfeiture Office seeks $16,290 from Kelowna man following arrest

Kelly Ross Black was pulled over near Prince George in April

Robert Riley Saunders. (File)

Syilx Nation wants MCFD overhaul after social worker steals thousands from foster kids

Nation says ministry needs to take responsibility for ‘complete failure’

Robert Riley Saunders. (File)
Data from the BC Centre for Disease Control shows 223 cases of COVID-19 were identified in the Central Okanagan between Sept. 26 and Oct. 2. (BCCDC)

Weekly COVID-19 cases fall again in the Central Okanagan

The region saw 223 cases between Sept. 26 and Oct. 2

Data from the BC Centre for Disease Control shows 223 cases of COVID-19 were identified in the Central Okanagan between Sept. 26 and Oct. 2. (BCCDC)
A nurse prepares a dose of the COVID-19 vaccine in Kelowna on March 16, 2021. (Phil McLachlan/Black Press Media file)

First dose vax rate nears 90% for some Central Okanagan neighbourhoods

Almost 80 per cent of eligible Central Okanagan residents are fully vaccinated against COVID-19

A nurse prepares a dose of the COVID-19 vaccine in Kelowna on March 16, 2021. (Phil McLachlan/Black Press Media file)
In the decision, BC Supreme Court Justice Gary Weatherill sided with Martin Weiss, the owner of a masonry business in Kelowna. (Pexels)

City of Kelowna loses lawsuit over business license

Judge calls city business licence manager’s decision to refuse license renewal ‘unreasonable’

In the decision, BC Supreme Court Justice Gary Weatherill sided with Martin Weiss, the owner of a masonry business in Kelowna. (Pexels)
Tyson Feist of the Kelowna Rockets skates during a game against the Victoria Royals at Prospera Place on March 11, 2020. (Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze)

Kelowna Rockets name new captain

Tyson Feist is the 26th captain in Kelowna Rockets history

Tyson Feist of the Kelowna Rockets skates during a game against the Victoria Royals at Prospera Place on March 11, 2020. (Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze)
The incident happened in the 1900-block of Pandosy Street at approximately 11:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 5. (Black Press file photo)

Wrong house targeted in Kelowna home invasion: RCMP

Mounties say the victim, a woman in her 40s, was ‘extremely shaken’ by the incident

The incident happened in the 1900-block of Pandosy Street at approximately 11:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 5. (Black Press file photo)
The car drove into the front of the store, shattering the door and bending a metal beam. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)

Car crashes into West Kelowna liquor store

The incident was reported at approximately 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 6

The car drove into the front of the store, shattering the door and bending a metal beam. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)
The UBCO Heat women's golf team poses with their silver medals following the conclusion of the 2021 Canada West Championships. (Contributed)

UBCO Heat women’s golf team wins silver at Canada West Championships

This is the second time a Heat program won a Canada West silver medal

The UBCO Heat women's golf team poses with their silver medals following the conclusion of the 2021 Canada West Championships. (Contributed)
A concept rendering of BC Housing’s future Bertram Street tower. (BC Housing photo)

BC Housing’s 20-storey Bertram tower gets Kelowna council’s approval

‘It delivers the dire need of more affordable rental housing, purpose-built, in an urban centre’

A concept rendering of BC Housing’s future Bertram Street tower. (BC Housing photo)
Proof of vaccination is also not needed to access skiing, snowboarding and other outdoor activities. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jacques Boissinot)

Big White Ski Resort near Kelowna to open Nov. 25

All patrons will be expected to follow provincial public health orders to access certain services

Proof of vaccination is also not needed to access skiing, snowboarding and other outdoor activities. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jacques Boissinot)
Rilyeh Joseph. (Contributed)

UPDATE: Missing Kelowna man located

Mounties confirmed that Rilyeh Joseph has been found

Rilyeh Joseph. (Contributed)
The Okanagan Lake Dam pictured in 2019. (Okanagan WaterWise/Facebook)

Okanagan Lake Dam called ‘inadequate’ for flood mitigation

Climate change is driving the changes in lake levels, the Okanagan Basin Water Board said

The Okanagan Lake Dam pictured in 2019. (Okanagan WaterWise/Facebook)
A photo of the drugs seized on the sailboat that was caught off the coast of Nova Scotia. (Photo: RCMP)

Kelowna man arrested after 500 kilos of cocaine found on boat near Nova Scotia

Aleck Villeneuve, 38, faces several drug trafficking charges

A photo of the drugs seized on the sailboat that was caught off the coast of Nova Scotia. (Photo: RCMP)