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Black, Indigenous and students of colour are often forced to create their own safe spaces on campus, according to a campus diversity report published in 2018. (Black Press file photo)

Diversity still lacking at UBC Okanagan, say some racialized students

UBCO said it is working to diversify and decolonize the campus

Black, Indigenous and students of colour are often forced to create their own safe spaces on campus, according to a campus diversity report published in 2018. (Black Press file photo)
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Kelowna portfolio manager fined over $55K by B.C. Securities Commission

This is the second time the firm was fined in the past eight years

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Right Angle Entertainment, Maple Tree Entertainment and Quatro Entertainment will be bringing The Life and Music of George Michael show to the Kelowna Community Theatre on March 15, 2022. (Contributed)

With a ‘careless whisper’ George Michael show comes to Kelowna in 2022

The show aims to chronicle Michael’s music career throughout the 1980s

Right Angle Entertainment, Maple Tree Entertainment and Quatro Entertainment will be bringing The Life and Music of George Michael show to the Kelowna Community Theatre on March 15, 2022. (Contributed)
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Morning Start: Being ‘left-brained’ or ‘right-brained’ is a myth

Your Morning Start for Tuesday, Oct. 19

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Agriculture Canada’s most recent drought monitor report said ample precipitation in September is not enough to offset precipitation deficits from earlier in the growing season for many regions across B.C. (Screen shot from Agriculture Canada website)

Okanagan Valley still experiencing drought despite rainy September

Ample precipitation in September is not enough to offset deficits early into the growing season

Agriculture Canada’s most recent drought monitor report said ample precipitation in September is not enough to offset precipitation deficits from earlier in the growing season for many regions across B.C. (Screen shot from Agriculture Canada website)
Kelowna's Los Gatos Locos Boxing Club annual show returned on Saturday (Oct. 9) after having to cancel last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Contributed)

Boxing club hosts first annual event for victim of Kelowna crane collapse

This is the club’s first show since the COVID-19 pandemic started in 2020

Kelowna's Los Gatos Locos Boxing Club annual show returned on Saturday (Oct. 9) after having to cancel last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Contributed)
One nostril works at a time while we breathe in and out throughout the day, and they switch every few hours. (Photo: Pexels)

Morning Start: Your nostrils work one at a time

Your Morning Start for Monday, Oct. 18

One nostril works at a time while we breathe in and out throughout the day, and they switch every few hours. (Photo: Pexels)
A picture of a garage on fire at 2210 Horizon Drive in West Kelowna. (Photo: Dave Oglivie)

Home owner suffers burns in non-suspicious West Kelowna garage fire

Smoke from the fire could be seen from downtown Kelowna

A picture of a garage on fire at 2210 Horizon Drive in West Kelowna. (Photo: Dave Oglivie)
Wings Tap and Grill in the Rutland neighbourhood was spray-painted obscene drawings after three young men were denied entry just after 8 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 14. (Photo: Brent Stewart)

Kelowna restaurant vandalized after 3 customers denied entry

Wings Tap and Grill manager said she is frustrated about the whole situation

Wings Tap and Grill in the Rutland neighbourhood was spray-painted obscene drawings after three young men were denied entry just after 8 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 14. (Photo: Brent Stewart)
Advocacy-Canada.LGBT launched a petition calling on city councillors to support a local and federal ban on conversion therapy. (Screen shot)

Kelowna LGBTQ2S+ advocacy group petitions for local conversion therapy ban

The petition calls on city councillors to support a local and federal ban on conversion therapy

Advocacy-Canada.LGBT launched a petition calling on city councillors to support a local and federal ban on conversion therapy. (Screen shot)
Kelowna RCMP police service dog Mysan. (Contributed)

No charges for violent arrest involving Kelowna police dog

The Independent Investigations Office will not be recommending charges in relation to the incident

Kelowna RCMP police service dog Mysan. (Contributed)
Kelowna Law Courts (Phil McLachlan/Capital New)

Kelowna lawyer fined $1,200 for threatening ex-spouse

William Thomas Clarke was convicted of uttering threats in January 2019

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Morning Start: Nutmeg can be fatally poisonous

Your Morning Start for Thursday, Oct. 14

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The fully engaged structure fire, which was reported just before 6 a.m. on Monday (Oct. 11), happened at a residence in the 100 block of Timberline Road. (Black Press file photo)

One found dead after Thanksgiving morning house fire in Kelowna

An investigation into the cause of the house fire is still ongoing

The fully engaged structure fire, which was reported just before 6 a.m. on Monday (Oct. 11), happened at a residence in the 100 block of Timberline Road. (Black Press file photo)
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Kelowna man arrested after alleged truck theft, assault in Lake Country

Robin Rochemont was charged with multiple offences following the investigation

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Kelowna Law Courts. (Phil McLachlan - Capital News)

Two men involved in Kelowna Canada Day killing scheduled for sentencing

Noah Vaten pleaded guilty to manslaughter last month, co-accused Nathan Truant pleaded guilty to assault

Kelowna Law Courts. (Phil McLachlan - Capital News)
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)
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
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)
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)