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Losing a loved one to drugs

May 23, 2018 / 5:00 am

Photo: BCCSU Have you lost a family member to substance abuse? Two forums focused on healing are being offered in Kelowna on Wednesday and Thursday for family members who have lost a loved one to substance use. The B.C. Centre on Substance

Didn't want to be dinner

May 22, 2018 / 5:01 pm

Alanna Kelly 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 corner of her eye about 5 p.m. on Bear Creek Road. “I

New flooding priority

May 22, 2018 / 1:19 pm

Alanna Kelly Sandbags and bladder dams located around Mill Creek in Kelowna are being removed and relocated to Okanagan Lake. Public information officer Ed Henczel says the focus is on protecting public infrastructure, but resources are not

At mercy of the weather

May 17, 2018 / 7:00 pm

Alanna Kelly Residents living near Okanagan Lake should be prepared to protect their homes. Dam manager Shaun Reimer says residents should bring up protection barriers to half a metre higher than full pool, or 343 metres above sea level. “That

Cop draws gun over knife

May 17, 2018 / 4:06 pm

Photo: Warren Caruk Guns were drawn in Kelowna Thursday morning after a man was allegedly seen with a knife. RCMP were called to the 600 block of Gaston Avenue for a weapons complaint at 8:40 a.m. “A concerned member of the community

Shady thieves on camera

May 17, 2018 / 12:46 pm

Alanna Kelly A daytime robbery at a small Kelowna business has left the owner saying the thieves need to be held accountable. Robbers distracted an employee working at Wink I Wear Optical Boutique and made off with two pairs of prescription

Rapist found guilty

May 16, 2018 / 7:26 pm

Photo: Nicholas Johansen Jeremy Czechowski outside Kelowna Law Courts in February 2018. Story contains graphic details that may not be suitable for all readers A 35-year-old West Kelowna man has been found guilty of sexual assault in

Building up creek walls

May 16, 2018 / 5:00 am

Alanna Kelly Workers are racing against time to raise up dikes along Mission Creek as water levels are expected to rise in the coming days. Four kilometres of Kelowna's Mission Creek Greenway has been closed since Monday so workers can build

Lake to hit full pool

May 15, 2018 / 4:54 pm

Alanna Kelly UPDATE: 5 p.m. A state of emergency has been declared in Lake Country. The District of Lake Country joins Kelowna, Peachland, West Kelowna and the Central Okanagan West Electoral Area in the local state of emergency. Central

Kelowna to help flooded

May 15, 2018 / 1:47 pm

Photo: Frances Maika The Kettle River peaked last night at 60 centimetres over record levels first set in 1948. A Kelowna company is collecting and accepting emergency items for people impacted by floods in Grand Forks. Pro-Ex Transport



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