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Latest Articles from Alanna Kelly

One year since he vanished

Feb 16, 2019 / 5:00 am

Photo: Contributed Scott and Heather Shtuka started the long trek to Sun Peaks Resort from Beaumont, Alberta on Thursday. It’s a familiar drive they have made dozens of times this past year. The last year has been the hardest their

'We are feeling so helpless'

Feb 15, 2019 / 5:00 am

Alanna Kelly Parents who have children with special needs are speaking out, saying they’ve been let down by their schools in the Central Okanagan. They claim there aren’t enough resources and their children are being sent home from

Cops swarm, gunfire heard

Feb 14, 2019 / 6:15 pm

Alanna Kelly UPDATE: 4:35 p.m. Police in tactical gear are still inside an upper floor unit at Bernard Avenue and D'Anjou Street. The scene is a block up Bernard from Nester's Market, in the Fairlane Court complex. Residents say

Firefighters' icy plunge

Feb 14, 2019 / 9:54 am

Alanna Kelly Kelowna firefighters have been jumping and swimming in a frozen pond as part of their training to keep you safe. Firefighters have been getting familiar with ice at the Kelowna Golf and Country Club pond. Ice rescue trainer

V-P faces assault charges

Feb 14, 2019 / 5:00 am

Photo: Jon Manchester A trial has been set for a West Kelowna school's vice-principal after he was charged with assault causing bodily harm.  Duane Thachyk, 55, was charged last November for the incident, alleged to have occurred

Emotional plea for info

Feb 13, 2019 / 11:32 am

Photo: Facebook Ben Tyner UPDATE: 11:30 a.m. The family of a ranch manager who went missing near Merritt is asking for information nearly three weeks after the 32-year-old was last seen. Ben Tyner was last seen Jan. 26 when he rode

Bobcat stops by to say hi

Feb 13, 2019 / 5:00 am

Alanna Kelly A motion sensor went off alerting a Kelowna family that someone – or rather something – was on their property. When he checked the footage from Monday morning, Jeff Ingram discovered it was a bobcat.  “We

A chilly lake recovery

Feb 13, 2019 / 5:00 am

Alanna Kelly Jeff Bryde has been using his sailboat for 30 years and dreamed of cruising on Okanagan Lake during his retirement. But, his dreams were crushed after he found his 21-foot boat on the bottom of the lake. “I went out on

S'no way - more coming!

Feb 12, 2019 / 10:37 am

Alanna Kelly The white stuff just keeps falling. Okanagan residents woke up to a winter wonderland Tuesday morning, which wasn’t exactly expected. Environment Canada meteorologist Bobby Sekhon says reports are still coming in, but 10

'Slammed me into the wall'

Feb 12, 2019 / 5:00 am

Photo: Contributed A teenage boy says he was assaulted in a Value Village bathroom by a security guard in Kelowna.  Castanet has confirmed with police that they investigated the incident, which unfolded on Feb. 3.  The
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