Jake Courtepatte

148 sample tests were taken on Okanagan lakes this year for invasive mussels. (Neil Bousquet/Submitted)

Okanagan lakes remain mussel-free

Five lakes tested for invasive species

148 sample tests were taken on Okanagan lakes this year for invasive mussels. (Neil Bousquet/Submitted)
(Big White/Facebook)

Get totally tubular at Big White this weekend

Tube park to open this Friday

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RCMP

West Kelowna RCMP investigating fatal pedestrian crash

Man killed on Scotstown Road by vehicle

RCMP
Drugs and cash were seized at a Nov. 26, 2022 traffic stop in Kelowna. (RCMP/Submitted)

Meth, cocaine, heroin and more seized in Kelowna traffic stop

Two arrested in KLO Road bust

Drugs and cash were seized at a Nov. 26, 2022 traffic stop in Kelowna. (RCMP/Submitted)
Dilworth Drive and Harvey Avenue in Kelowna. (Google Maps/Screenshot)

The most dangerous intersections in the Central Okanagan

Dilworth Drive and Harvey Avenue tops the list

Dilworth Drive and Harvey Avenue in Kelowna. (Google Maps/Screenshot)
Mateen Hessami, Mitacs Award winner. (Submitted)

Kelowna researcher supporting Splatsin efforts to save endangered caribou

UBCO grad won award for outstanding innovation

Mateen Hessami, Mitacs Award winner. (Submitted)
Actor/bodybuilder Lou Ferrigno with local filmmaker/promotor Norm Coyne. (Natasha Haldane-Anderson/Submitted)

A chance to get smashed with The Hulk’s Lou Ferrigno at West Kelowna winery

Enjoy a tasting of one of the world’s most prestigious cognacs -…

Actor/bodybuilder Lou Ferrigno with local filmmaker/promotor Norm Coyne. (Natasha Haldane-Anderson/Submitted)
Police were staged at a home in the 2600 block of Granite Avenue in Merritt on the evening of Nov. 20. (Contributed)

Another police standoff as havoc continues in Merritt

Police presence continues downtown in latest search warrant

Police were staged at a home in the 2600 block of Granite Avenue in Merritt on the evening of Nov. 20. (Contributed)
A burnt-out truck was found near the Highway 5A ramp off of Highway 5 in Merritt after an early-morning shooting on Nov. 18. (RCMP/Submitted)

UPDATE: Heavy police presence in Merritt after shots fired

Shooting is thought to be related to spree on Nov. 15

A burnt-out truck was found near the Highway 5A ramp off of Highway 5 in Merritt after an early-morning shooting on Nov. 18. (RCMP/Submitted)
The Oyama General Store during the Christmas season in 2020. (Geri Allan-Helmer/Submitted)

B.C. convenience stores want provincial help in smoking out illegal tobacco sales

Owner helps launch ‘Speak Up For Our Stores’ campaign

The Oyama General Store during the Christmas season in 2020. (Geri Allan-Helmer/Submitted)
The snow base at Big White is at 77 cm for opening day. (Big White/Facebook)

Shredding season: Big White opens for business

Three chairs open on Nov. 17

The snow base at Big White is at 77 cm for opening day. (Big White/Facebook)
This rottweiler cross was found in a stolen vehicle on the morning of Nov. 14. (RCMP/Submitted)

Kamloops RCMP looking for owner of puppy found in stolen truck

Break and enter was reported on morning of Nov. 14

This rottweiler cross was found in a stolen vehicle on the morning of Nov. 14. (RCMP/Submitted)
Shackan Indian Band Chief Arnold Lampreau. (Jake Courtepatte/Capital News)

Thompson-Nicola Indigenous bands still reeling from flood that destroyed highway

About 20 hectares of agricultural land lost to November 2021 flood

Shackan Indian Band Chief Arnold Lampreau. (Jake Courtepatte/Capital News)
The Okanagan Connector near Pennask Summit just before noon on Nov. 4, 2022. (DriveBC)

‘Worst we’ve seen in 50 years’: Okanagan Connector closes during snowstorm

35 cms have already fallen on highway, more to come

The Okanagan Connector near Pennask Summit just before noon on Nov. 4, 2022. (DriveBC)
Highway 97 road conditions Nov. 3 at about 7:50 p.m. (Facebook)

UPDATE: Highway 3 and Highway 5A now open

Highway 3 is closed near Princeton

Highway 97 road conditions Nov. 3 at about 7:50 p.m. (Facebook)
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Drivers wanted as Uber looks to start engines in Kelowna

Company applied for licence in August

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Downtown Kelowna branch of the Okanagan Regional Library. (File photo)

New Okanagan Regional Library CEO up for the challenge

Danielle Hubbard will begin the role on Nov. 1

Downtown Kelowna branch of the Okanagan Regional Library. (File photo)
Merritt RCMP are looking for this white van thatw as at 7-Eleven in Merritt on the evening of Oct. 25, 2022. (Merritt RCMP)

Possible attempted child luring at gas station in Merritt

Cops looking for white van

Merritt RCMP are looking for this white van thatw as at 7-Eleven in Merritt on the evening of Oct. 25, 2022. (Merritt RCMP)
New research from UBCO has determined that as tires and roads wear down particles of that waste are spread across roadways and can eventually end up in rivers, streams and lakes. (File photo)

More than 50 tonnes of rubber ends up in Okanagan waterways each year: Study

Tire particle research done by UBC Okanagan

New research from UBCO has determined that as tires and roads wear down particles of that waste are spread across roadways and can eventually end up in rivers, streams and lakes. (File photo)
Talyn Boyko after being named MVP of the Kelowna Rockets in the 2021/22 WHL season. (Regan Bartel/Submitted)

Reigning Kelowna Rockets MVP signs NHL contract

Talyn Boyko was the starting goalie for Kelowna in 2021/22 season

Talyn Boyko after being named MVP of the Kelowna Rockets in the 2021/22 WHL season. (Regan Bartel/Submitted)