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Latest Articles from Bill Everitt

Kelowna: We're number 17

Dec 19, 2014 / 6:58 pm

Photo: Castanet Staff A recent analysis has pegged Kelowna as the 17th best city to work in BC. BC Business magazine laid out seven pieces of criteria used to evaluate which communities are best to work in. Fort St John came

Convict testifies in Ellis trial

Dec 19, 2014 / 6:58 pm

Photo: Castanet Staff When the attempted murder trial for Michael Edward Ellis resumed Thursday in Kelowna, a familiar face took the witness stand. It was Ellis’ former co-accused, Shawn Wysynski, who is currently serving a nine-year

Tailings spill hits creek

Dec 19, 2014 / 6:58 pm

Photo: Contributed - Copper Mountain Mining Corporation Update -- Dec. 18 Interior Health has rescinded the Do Not Use water order for the Rock Ridge Canyon Water System. Test results from the well and Wolfe Creek indicate that water

New beer fest on tap for May

Dec 19, 2014 / 6:58 pm

Photo: Contributed Get your growlers, a new beer festival could be coming to Kelowna this Spring. The Great Okanagan Beer Festival is the brainchild of the Gibbons Hospitality Group which has organized the Whistler Beer Festival for

Foerster guilty in assaults

Dec 19, 2014 / 6:58 pm

Photo: Contributed Matthew Foerster. Matthew Foerster has pleaded guilty to charges in connection to two other attacks in the Okanagan. The 28-year-old man is already serving a life sentence in prison, with no possibility of parole for

$180k of BS bought online

Dec 19, 2014 / 6:58 pm

A popular card game played a Black Friday shopping trick on 30,000 customers in an apparent effort to mock consumer culture. Photo: Twitter Cards Against Humanity, which bills itself as "a card game for horrible people," removed

Eight days to raise $250K

Dec 19, 2014 / 6:58 pm

Photo: Contributed The Central Okanagan Salvation Army needs another $250,000 to hit their annual fundraising goal. This year they set a goal of $700,000 -- $300,000 from the kettle campaign and $400,000 from the mailer and online donation

Holiday recipes: Lemon tarts

Dec 19, 2014 / 6:58 pm

Photo: Bill Everitt Lemon tarts are a dessert (or anytime holiday snack) that my grandmother Jean faithfully baked every Christmas season of my life and my mother's before me. You end up with a flaky pastry cup and the liberty to

New food bank opens

Dec 19, 2014 / 6:58 pm

Photo: Contributed Inside the new space. The District of Peachland has a new food bank thanks to a partnership with Habitat for Humanity.  Six families in need will also be getting new homes out of the deal as the District donated

OC gets $100k for trades

Dec 19, 2014 / 6:58 pm

Photo: Contributed From left to right: Jason McCormick, Jim Hamilton, Kevin Weslowski, Steve Moores Okanagan College students in the electrical trades programs will soon plug into a cutting edge new learning space thanks to a generous donation