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Latest Articles from Alanna Kelly

Smoke protected apples

Sep 21, 2017 / 3:21 pm

Alanna Kelly After the worst B.C. fire season in history, smoke in the Okanagan has actually helped this fall's apple harvest.  B.C. Fruit Growers’ Association president Fred Steele said the curse for some was a blessing

Help design downtown

Sep 21, 2017 / 11:11 am

Photo: City of Kelowna The City of Kelowna is asking for public input in designing new street furniture. Residents have the opportunity to provide input that will be used to transform parts of downtown and make it easier to get around. Street

Busted twice in 750 metres

Sep 21, 2017 / 10:30 am

Photo: @VPDTrafficUnit Vancouver police stopped a driver twice for distracted driving within eight minutes and just six blocks. The driver was handed two hefty distracted driving tickets for using an electronic device while driving,

Artists to bare their soles

Sep 21, 2017 / 5:00 am

Photo: Shoe Bank Canada These shoes are worth looking at. Shoe Bank Canada is getting creative with its latest fundraiser, which will see artists create one-of-a-kind footwear. The My Canvas Has Laces gala at Kelowna Art Gallery will

False alarm fire calls

Sep 20, 2017 / 5:25 pm

Photo: Google Street View Firefighters quickly responded to a call of visible flames inside a Kelowna home Wednesday evening. The call came in about 4:30 p.m. when a caller reported "flames inside a home" near Alberta Court and

New twist on Hopscotch

Sep 20, 2017 / 5:10 pm

Photo: Contributed Hopscotch, Kelowna's festival of whisky, is adding something a little different to the mix this year. For the first time, craft beer will be showcased in its own area. The B.C. Craft Brewers Guild is joining

Details in junkyard fire

Sep 20, 2017 / 2:42 pm

Alanna Kelly Four vehicles that caught fire in Glenrosa on Monday belonged to one individual, police say. Firefighters from West Kelowna and Peachland, along with a BC Wildfire Service crew, responded to the blaze on Gates Road at 12:18 p.m.,

Powwow set to wow

Sep 20, 2017 / 5:00 am

Photo: Okanagan College The ninth annual Youth Exhibition Powwow will celebrate Indigenous culture on Thursday – and everyone is invited. Dancers and drummers from across B.C. will gather at Okanagan College's Kelowna campus. “Powwows

Winefest fast approaching

Sep 20, 2017 / 5:00 am

Photo: okwinefests Changing leaves and cooler weather means the Okanagan Fall Wine Festival is right around the corner. For 10 days, the 37th annual festival will return to the Valley, bringing together wine, food, music, dancing and seminars

Off-road bans lifted

Sep 19, 2017 / 7:00 pm

Photo: Contributed Effective noon Wednesday, off-road vehicles will be permitted on Crown land throughout B.C. Cooler weather and recent rain has reduced the flammability of fuels in the region, according to the provincial government. There
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