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Dead fish floating in lake

May 25, 2018 / 5:00 am

More than 20 dead fish were recently spotted by a paddle boarder floating lifeless and in a section of Okanagan Lake. Debbie Palmer said she was travelling...

Call for help on hiking trail

May 23, 2018 / 6:49 pm

Police are investigating after a man was heard yelling for help in West Kelowna on Wednesday. A man and woman were hiking along Purple Trail in the Rose Valley...

High-angle rescue

May 23, 2018 / 1:04 pm

West Kelowna Fire Rescue is heading to what is believed to be a high-angle rescue. Crews are heading to an area around Peak Point Road, off Westlake Road, in...

Didn't want to be dinner

May 22, 2018 / 5:01 pm

Bears are prowling the Rose Valley area of West Kelowna. Julie Overby caught this bruin on camera Sunday night. Overby said she noticed the animal out of the...

Westside collision

May 22, 2018 / 10:03 am

Emergency crews responded to a collision near the intersection of Bartley Road and Byland Road in West Kelowna. Dave Ogilvie tells Castanet that a smaller...

Dead moose discovered

May 21, 2018 / 7:21 am

A group of people were out for a stroll along Gellatly Bay Saturday when they noticed a strong stench coming from the ravine. The residents inched closer to...

Cool rides, classic cars

May 21, 2018 / 5:00 am

Peachland doubled in population Sunday, for the annual World of Wheels show and shine. Thousands of people packed Beach Avenue to check out the Central...

World of Wheels in photos

May 20, 2018 / 7:45 pm

Paint was waxed to a high sheen and chrome glistened in the sunlight as hundreds of collector cars and trucks lined the Peachland waterfront, Sunday. Thousands...

Honest and heartbreaking

May 20, 2018 / 10:00 am

For a parent, there is not a more difficult and heartbreaking task imaginable than having to write your child's obituary. When Ann-Marie sat down to pen...

'Moving at a snail's pace'

May 19, 2018 / 4:07 pm

Highway 97 is bumper-to-bumper as commuters try and navigate around town this long weekend. "Highway 97 from West Kelowna to Kelowna is backed up as far as...

Pipe down, loud bikes told

May 19, 2018 / 5:00 am

Peachland Mayor Cindy Fortin showed up at a Friday morning news conference on the back of a motorcycle. Fortin was making a point for motorcycle riders....

Water advisory for WFN

May 18, 2018 / 5:06 pm

Residents within the boundaries of Reserve No. 9 on Westbank First Nation land have been placed on a water quality advisory. The advisory, due to increased...

Evac orders rescinded

May 18, 2018 / 5:03 pm

The Regional District of Central Okanagan has rescinded the evacuation order placed on two properties on, or near Westside Road. Orders have been cancelled for...

Concerned but hopeful

May 18, 2018 / 1:45 pm

Surprised and thankful. That was the reaction of Green Bay Property Owners' Association president Bea Kline when she learned the military was being deployed...