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Latest Articles from Alanna Kelly

Cat-astrophe avoided

Jun 25, 2019 / 1:20 pm

Photo: Kassi Soloduka A person crashed their vehicle into Rose Valley Veterinary Hospital on Tuesday afternoon. Castanet spoke with an employee who was in the clinic at the time and says things could have been very bad. The collision

Abandoned party fire

Jun 25, 2019 / 5:00 am

Photo: Contributed A passer by discovered a still burning campfire and the leftovers of a bush party in the Greystokes area, east of Kelowna.  Deanna Faminoff says it was at about 11 a.m. Sunday when she noticed smoke billowing

Unbelievable, scary crimes

Jun 25, 2019 / 5:00 am

Alanna Kelly Bylaw and police officers are frequently patroling up and down Mill Creek for illegal campers, but business owners off Enterprise Way said property crime has increased to a scary amount.  Close to a dozen business owners at

Plane overturned in lake

Jun 24, 2019 / 7:40 pm

Alanna Kelly UPDATE: 7:40 p.m. Police say a float plane that crashed in Okanagan Lake below Sunnyside Road in West Kelowna has now been recovered and secured by officials. RCMP Cpl. Jesse O'Donaghey confirms the pilot, a 72-year-old Alberta

Wet facility too close to kids

Jun 23, 2019 / 2:36 pm

Photo: Contributed Protest in Rutland on June 23, 2019. Rutland residents are speaking out against a supportive housing project slated to move into their community.  A new 49-unit supportive housing project got the go-ahead to move

Policing - in a golf cart

Jun 21, 2019 / 9:00 am

Alanna Kelly Kelowna RCMP have a new vehicle patrolling the streets. The local detachment was recently given a golf cart for use in parks, alleys and other areas that aren’t always accessible in a police cruiser.  Cpl. Ryan Fehler

'Deserves to feel how I did'

Jun 21, 2019 / 5:00 am

Alanna Kelly An Indigenous West Kelowna woman who was interrogated after claiming she was sexually assaulted, hopes justice will be served by suing the RCMP officer who interviewed her.  The woman, who is now 24, is suing Cpl. Kenneth Hall,

2 arrested after carjacking

Jun 20, 2019 / 11:44 am

Photo: Oliver Daily News UPDATE 11:45 a.m. Two suspects are in custody following a carjacking in Penticton and manhunt in Okanagan Falls. Police were called Thursday at 9 a.m. by a woman who had her vehicle stolen by a man threatening

Cops help take a load off

Jun 19, 2019 / 7:00 pm

Alanna Kelly Concerned drivers called police Tuesday after spotting a man walking along Highway 97, pulling two suitcases.  Vehicles can be seen whizzing by the man on the highway near Princeton Avenue in Peachland just after

C-17 dazzles locals, kids

Jun 19, 2019 / 6:00 pm

Photo: YLW Canadian Forces C-17 transport plane in Kelowna on June 16. Another massive aircraft visited Kelowna International Airport, thanks to KF Aerospace.  A Canadian Forces C-17 touched down at YLW on Friday afternoon,
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