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Central Okanagan teacher suspended after 4th ‘unprofessional’ incident

Douglas Sergei David Ryga a music teacher has been suspended for six days

 

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

 

Wolf caught on camera off Beaver Lake Road on Kelowna/Lake Country border. (Kane Blake)

3 wolves spotted skulking through Kelowna backyard

Kane Blake caught the wolves on camera outside his Beaver Lake home

 

The Voyager RV Centre dealership is located in Lake Country. (Contributed)

Lake Country RV dealership one of top 5 in North America

Voyager RV Centre celebrated at a reception in Las Vegas

  • Nov 20, 2022
The Voyager RV Centre dealership is located in Lake Country. (Contributed)
Screenshot of Crystal Waters Rd and Highway 97 from the video presentation made by the Highway 97 Safe Traffic Flow Working Group to Lake Country council on Nov. 16, 2022. (Screenshot/Highway 97 Safe Traffic Flow Working Group)

10 years later, Lake Country residents still concerned with Crystal Waters Road safety

Mayor Ireland says plans are in place, need to secure funds

  • Nov 18, 2022
Screenshot of Crystal Waters Rd and Highway 97 from the video presentation made by the Highway 97 Safe Traffic Flow Working Group to Lake Country council on Nov. 16, 2022. (Screenshot/Highway 97 Safe Traffic Flow Working Group)
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)
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Off-duty officer rushes to help on-duty member in Lake Country

Const. Nickel noticed an on-duty officer was in a difficult situation with a suspect

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People took over the north end of Woods Lake dressed as witches to celebrate Halloween early (Photo - Jordy Cunningham/Capital News)

Wood Lake bubbles over with ‘Paddleboarding Witches’

It was the first annual event and was put together in 48 hours

People took over the north end of Woods Lake dressed as witches to celebrate Halloween early (Photo - Jordy Cunningham/Capital News)
(Calendar Staff)

Incumbents fall to newcomers in Lake Country election

Lake Country sees barely 2,000 ballots cast

  • Oct 15, 2022
(Calendar Staff)
A $500,000 winning lottery ticket was bought in Lake Country (File Photo)

Check your tickets: $500,000 lottery ticket purchased in Lake Country

The winning numbers are 4 12 16 17 38 41 42

A $500,000 winning lottery ticket was bought in Lake Country (File Photo)
A crash between a vehicle and a motorcycle has halted traffic in both directions on Lake Hill Drive in Lake Country Sunday, Oct. 2, 2022. (Jordy Cunningham - Capital News)
A crash between a vehicle and a motorcycle has halted traffic in both directions on Lake Hill Drive in Lake Country Sunday, Oct. 2, 2022. (Jordy Cunningham - Capital News)
A car crash south of Vernon has a single lane blocked on Highway 97 Thursday, around 11 a.m. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)

Crash closes Highway 97 lane south of Vernon

Vehicle incident reported by DriveBC now cleared

A car crash south of Vernon has a single lane blocked on Highway 97 Thursday, around 11 a.m. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)
A new Vernon-Lake Country electoral district is being proposed for the area. (Contributed)

New Vernon-Lake Country electoral district proposed

Population growth prompts federal electoral boundary changes

A new Vernon-Lake Country electoral district is being proposed for the area. (Contributed)
(Photo - Kelowna Beer Week/Facebook)

Oktoberfest, takeover nights and more highlight Kelowna Beer Week

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

(Photo - Kelowna Beer Week/Facebook)
Canadian rockers, Sloan. (Photo/Sloan Facebook)

Canadian rockers Sloan coming to the Okanagan

Tickets for the March 2023 show are on sale now

Canadian rockers, Sloan. (Photo/Sloan Facebook)
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)
Enderby’s Amanda Pollock has her border collie, Poser, sit at attention before taking on the course in a game of Gamble at the Dog’O’Pogo Dog Agility Trials Sunday, Sept. 18, at the Lumby Lions Campground. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)

PHOTOS: Lumby campground loaded with agile dogs

Dog’O’Pogo agility group hosts sanctioned trial event Sept. 16-18 at Lumby Lions Campground

Enderby’s Amanda Pollock has her border collie, Poser, sit at attention before taking on the course in a game of Gamble at the Dog’O’Pogo Dog Agility Trials Sunday, Sept. 18, at the Lumby Lions Campground. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)
Armstrong incumbent mayor Chris Pieper (left) receives congratulations and some heckling from the crowd after being awarded the Make Water Work Champion title for the fifth time since 2015 from Sigrie Kendrick, executive director of the Okanagan Xeriscape Association. (Contributed)

Armstrong crowned water champion for fifth time

City wins OBWB’s Make Water Work campaign; fifth victory since 2015

Armstrong incumbent mayor Chris Pieper (left) receives congratulations and some heckling from the crowd after being awarded the Make Water Work Champion title for the fifth time since 2015 from Sigrie Kendrick, executive director of the Okanagan Xeriscape Association. (Contributed)
Dachshunds dressed as hot dogs star in a video to help SilverStar Bike Park promote its new trail which opens this weekend – Chien Chaud (French for Hot Dog). (SilverStar video shot)

Vernon bike park goes to the dogs for promo video

SilverStar’s promotional video for Chien Chaud - French for Hot Dog - stars 10 dachshunds

Dachshunds dressed as hot dogs star in a video to help SilverStar Bike Park promote its new trail which opens this weekend – Chien Chaud (French for Hot Dog). (SilverStar video shot)