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Chef unCorx new bistro

Sep 30, 2014 / 1:26 pm

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CN talks, no deal yet

Sep 30, 2014 / 11:58 am

A deal to purchase the abandoned CN Rail corridor between Kelowna and Vernon is not close to being completed. That according to Doug Gilchrist, Kelowna Real Estate Divisional Director. Speaking on comments made by Mayor Walter Gray and City Manager Ron Mattiussi following Monday's council...

Castanet's weekly weather

Sep 29, 2014 / 5:00 am

This week looks like it goes all over the place from a high of 14 degrees Celsius one day to sunny and 20 degrees another. Check out the full week here.

Man injured in quad rollover

Sep 28, 2014 / 9:06 pm

A man has been sent to hospital after his quad rolled over while riding near Wood Lake. Fire dispatch confirmed that crews are still on scene, although the injured man has been taken to hospital. The air ambulance was called but it was unclear whether it was used to transport the...

Castanet's week in review

Sep 28, 2014 / 5:00 am

Castanet's week in review with Jen Zielinski.

Tech makes permits easy

Sep 27, 2014 / 9:07 am

A mobile app is being lauded by the District of Lake Country for streamlining the building permit process. Building permits are issued in accordance with the local building regulation bylaw and BC Building Code, which has been changed recently. After a permit is issued, a series of site...

OK Lake becomes fire hydrant

Sep 26, 2014 / 3:37 pm

The North Westside Fire Rescue department put its Marine Mobile Water Supply Vessel through its paces last month, with the goal of gaining accreditation for its ‘portable marine fire hydrant’ as a high-flow marine water supply. That accreditation was recently confirmed, making it the...

Man missing since December

Sep 26, 2014 / 10:30 am

UPDATE 10:30 A.M. SEPT 26 Police continue to seek the public's assistance in the search for Terrance Landon. There is no new information at this time but a photo of Landon from 2006 has been located (right). ORIGINAL: Police are seeking public assistance in determining the...

Talks continue with CN

Sep 25, 2014 / 2:43 pm

Still nothing definitive as the clock ticks towards an Oct. 6 deadline for municipalities to make an offer to CN Rail to purchase the now defunct line between Kelowna and Vernon. Kelowna's Real Estate Divisional Director, Doug Gilchrist, stated earlier this week negotiations are continuing...

Hydroplaning causes crash

Sep 24, 2014 / 5:15 pm

Photo: Contributed - David DeGryse Photo: Contributed - David DeGryse Photo: Contributed - David DeGryse Photo: Contributed - David DeGryse The driver of a white mustang is lucky to be alive after hydroplaning on the connector and flipping into a ditch, destroying his car. The accident...

Girl Guides help clean shores

Sep 24, 2014 / 11:13 am

This past weekend in cities all across Canada, volunteers got together to make a difference and clean up their natural environment around lakes, rivers and oceans. The fall sessions of the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup are currently underway, and a group of girl scouts from Kelowna were hard...

Boat flips and sinks

Sep 24, 2014 / 10:32 am

An Okanagan boat owner had to abandon ship after a late night boating mishap on Sunday near the dog beach in Peachland. RCMP Cst. Kris Clark says the boat owner and a friend were on-board when the accident happened. “Apparently the two occupants were coming into dock, near Princeton...

Spectacular lightning show

Sep 23, 2014 / 1:03 pm

It's being described as the most intense lightning storm to pass through the Okanagan this year. If you happened to be awake between about 2:30 a.m. and 3:30 a.m. you were fortunate enough to witness Mother Nature's wrath first hand. The storm, which centered mostly on the western...

Castanet's weekly weather

Sep 22, 2014 / 5:00 am

This week looks rainy and cloudy, with a few days of warmth thrown in, just to remind us that summer was so recently here. Check out the forecast here:

Firefighters fill boots w cash

Sep 21, 2014 / 8:26 am

Firefighters throughout the Okanagan are joining forces to raise money for Muscular Dystrophy Canada. Penticton, Vernon, Kelowna, West Kelowna, and Salmon Arm firefighters will be shaking their boots across the valley on the weekend of September 26 to 28. "Stop by and drop off your extra...

Castanet's week in review

Sep 21, 2014 / 5:00 am

Castanet's week in review with Jen Zielinski.

Mad about gas? You're to blame

Sep 19, 2014 / 8:26 pm

Drivers in the South Okanagan might be wondering why gas is more expensive for them compared to other areas of the valley. It turns out, it could be their own fault. On Friday, gas prices ranged from a low of 124.9 per litre for regular fuel in Kelowna, to a high of 135.9 in Osoyoos, and that...

Festival time is here again

Sep 19, 2014 / 7:15 am

It’s that time of year again, where wine makers hunker down in their cellars to harvest this vintage’s fruit, and for the rest of us -- it’s festival season. During the 34th annual Fall Okanagan Wine Festival, over 10,000 visitors will come to the region to take part in more...

Movie extras wanted

Sep 19, 2014 / 6:41 am

Have you ever wanted to find yourself in front of the camera? Here's your chance. Vancouver based Sepia Films, in Kelowna filming the fourth installment of the Nightmare series, "A Wife's Nightmare," is looking for extras. Scenes will be shot Monday. Producers of the...

Square dance awareness week

Sep 18, 2014 / 7:51 pm

Dancers in the Westsyde Squares -- the Central Okanagan’s only square and round dance club -- have been busy spreading the word. They’ve been bringing attention to the B.C. Government’s proclamation and declaration of “Square and Round Dance Awareness Week,”...

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