Alanna Kelly
[email protected]
Latest Articles from Alanna Kelly

Kids trapped on slide

Nov 23, 2017 / 5:00 am

Alanna Kelly More than half a dozen kids were briefly trapped at a Kelowna play centre when an exercise ball became lodged on a slide, preventing the children from exiting. One mother said a six-year-old girl got trapped under the ball

Kids face fear of flying

Nov 21, 2017 / 7:00 pm

Photo: YLW Kelowna children with autism got a look inside the airport to ease anxiety about flying. The Canucks Autism Network and YLW hosted the accessibility tour for families living with autism. Twenty-one families, totalling

Bear cub killing in court

Nov 21, 2017 / 5:27 pm

Photo: Flickr/Terri Shaddick www.epicphotos.ca Stock image of black bear cub. The killing of a black bear cub by a conservation officer in 2016 near Dawson Creek is headed for a Vancouver courtroom. Conservation officer Micah Kneller

Teen girl, dog missing

Nov 20, 2017 / 7:17 pm

Photo: Suzy McConnell An 18-year-old Kelowna teen and a Shih Tzu dog have been missing since Nov. 14. Sabrina McConnell was last seen that morning, leaving a house in Rutland and driving away in a beige SUV. According to her sister, Suzy,

For or against $15 an hour

Nov 20, 2017 / 6:30 pm

Photo: Contributed Kelowna residents are being asked how a minimum wage increase would impact them. The Fair Wage Commission is coming to Kelowna Tuesday, and seven other locations across B.C., to better advise the government on

Sudden death at home

Nov 20, 2017 / 5:00 pm

Photo: RCMP A 72-year-old man died suddenly in his West Kelowna home on Monday. RCMP responded to the scene on the 3200 block of Shannon Lake Road about 12:30 p.m. “RCMP continue to support the B.C. Coroners Service, who have now

Armed robbery at Super 8

Nov 20, 2017 / 1:55 pm

Photo: RCMP Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a suspect in an armed robbery at Super 8 Motel in Kelowna on Friday. RCMP responded to the 2500 block of Highway 97 just after 9 p.m. A masked man entered the motel

Prolific theft duo nabbed

Nov 20, 2017 / 12:48 pm

Photo: Facebook A Surrey couple faces more than 150 criminal charges for break and enter, theft and fraud. Surrey RCMP’s Property Crime Target Team has been investigating several apartment complex break and enters in which suspects

Creeped out by break-in

Nov 20, 2017 / 11:38 am

Alanna Kelly UPDATE: 2:45 p.m. RCMP have received multiple tips on suspects from the public after a number of break-ins in the Shannon Lake area. Cpl. Jesse O’Donaghey said investigators are following up on the tips from the public. At

Big White eager to open

Nov 17, 2017 / 5:00 am

Photo: Contributed Big White Ski Resort has plenty of white stuff on the ground, a week out from their Nov. 23 opening. The resort has been busy working hard to get everything ready and Michael J. Ballingall, senior vice-president of Big



Castanet pays for news tips. Email us a news tip, photo, or video and your name will be in a draw for our weekly news tip prize $25. Email us [email protected]


Member of the RTNDA