Kelowna

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Lace them up and Play On!: Canada’s largest road hockey tournament hits the pavement in Kelowna

Water Street will be closed until 11 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 2 because of the tournament

 

Gerry Jobe part-owner of Simps Modern Beverage in Kelowna. (Jen Zielinski/ Black Press Media)

From slinging cocktails to mixing lemonade: Pop shop opens in Kelowna

In time for sober October two former bartenders open a ‘pop shop’

 

Conceptual rendering of The Sutton Hotel Kelowna. (Photo/City of Kelowna)

Luxury hotel to land at Kelowna International Airport

The development is a collaboration between YLW and Sutton Place Hotels

 

Emergency vehicles lined up below Dilworth Mountain Park after a woman fell from the park trail down the embankment on Sept. 27, 2022 (Brittany Webster - Capital News)

Quick rescue by Kelowna emergency crews after woman falls down mountain

It is unknown if she suffered any injuries

  • Sep 28, 2022
Emergency vehicles lined up below Dilworth Mountain Park after a woman fell from the park trail down the embankment on Sept. 27, 2022 (Brittany Webster - Capital News)
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Kelowna woman faces charges of robbery, assault in attempted carjacking

None of the victims were severely injured

  • Sep 27, 2022
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A person living in a tent (not pictured) was run over and dragged by the driver of a Dodge Ram at the Rail Trail homeless encampment. The person was taken to hospital with significant injuries. (Facebook)

UPDATE: Charges laid after man dragged through encampment by truck

Driver arrested; Victim taken to hospital with serious injuries

A person living in a tent (not pictured) was run over and dragged by the driver of a Dodge Ram at the Rail Trail homeless encampment. The person was taken to hospital with significant injuries. (Facebook)
The two suspects stole a car in Kelowna on Thursday and have since been arrested. RCMP are no longer asking residents to be on the lookout for them. (File photo)

Five lives lost in 9 hours as Kelowna RCMP issue toxic drug warning

Police issued a toxic drug warning Saturday afternoon, Sept. 24

The two suspects stole a car in Kelowna on Thursday and have since been arrested. RCMP are no longer asking residents to be on the lookout for them. (File photo)
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Oktoberfest, takeover nights and more highlight Kelowna Beer Week

Kelowna Beer Week is happening over 11 days from Sept. 23 to Oct. 8

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Morning Start: A group of this animal is a smack

Your morning start for Friday, Sept. 23

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It took Lorne Hradecki 24-hours before the reality of a $500,000 lottery win fully sank in. (Photo/BCLC)

‘That can’t be right!’: Kelowna man in disbelief after $500,000 lottery win

‘I went through the whole day in disbelief’

It took Lorne Hradecki 24-hours before the reality of a $500,000 lottery win fully sank in. (Photo/BCLC)
235 Nickel Road, Kelowna, B.C. (Brittany Webster/Capital News)

Owner of Kelowna problem house finally finds support to evict squatters

Squatters have until Sept. 30 to vacate the property as per negotiations

  • Sep 22, 2022
235 Nickel Road, Kelowna, B.C. (Brittany Webster/Capital News)
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Morning Start: More card combinations than atoms

Your morning start for Thursday, Sept. 22

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A month-long initiative by the Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit in the Okanagan led to the seizure of illicit drugs, weapons, firearms, and cash while working to disrupt and lessen opportunities for gang violence (Brittany Webster - Capital News)

Estimated 29,000 lethal fentanyl doses taken off Okanagan streets

CFSEU-BC completed the initiative in partnership with RCMP detachments throughout the Okanagan

  • Sep 21, 2022
A month-long initiative by the Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit in the Okanagan led to the seizure of illicit drugs, weapons, firearms, and cash while working to disrupt and lessen opportunities for gang violence (Brittany Webster - Capital News)
Matt Maclaren serves up a cheese and wine pairing at Grate Cheesery. (Jen Zielinski - Black Press Media)

Great ‘Grate’ cheese comes to Kelowna

New cheesery opens in South Pandosy corridor

Matt Maclaren serves up a cheese and wine pairing at Grate Cheesery. (Jen Zielinski - Black Press Media)
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Morning Start: Excited Rats

Your morning start for Wednesday, Sept. 21

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Too Fast, Too Furious: Two Kelowna speeders caught going 2-times the speed limit

The incident took place on Saturday night (Sept. 17)

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Team Canada heading down under with some Kelowna flare

Team Canada opens the FIBA World Cup on Thursday in Australia

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Lise Maurier (left) and friend were applauded for their bravery after rappelling down the side of the 18-storey Landmark office building in Kelowna in support of Easter Seals on Sept. 20, 2022 (Brittany Webster - Capital News)

Superheroes of all forms; Easter Seals Drop Zone on now in Kelowna

All funds raised support the Easter Seals House and Camps

  • Sep 20, 2022
Lise Maurier (left) and friend were applauded for their bravery after rappelling down the side of the 18-storey Landmark office building in Kelowna in support of Easter Seals on Sept. 20, 2022 (Brittany Webster - Capital News)
Stranger Things star Finn Wolfhard (left) at Kelowna’s Kettle River Brewing (Photo - @kettleriverbrew/Instagram)

Kelowna turned ‘upside down’ by Stranger Things stars

The Stranger Things star is from Vancouver

Stranger Things star Finn Wolfhard (left) at Kelowna’s Kettle River Brewing (Photo - @kettleriverbrew/Instagram)
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Protest takes place outside Kelowna house known to RCMP

The house has been visited by police many times over the last year

(Photo - Jordy Cunningham/Capital News)