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49th annual toboggan race

Jan 28, 2023 / 4:00 am

Photo: Brayden Ursel The 49th annual Great Northern Concrete Toboggan Race is happening at Big White Ski Resort this weekend. Featuring university teams from all across the country, UBC Okanagan will be up against some stiff competition

Police seek wanted man

Jan 27, 2023 / 4:26 pm

Photo: Contributed The Kelowna RCMP is turning to the public in tracking down wanted man Connor Allan Patterson-House. He is 25 years old and is described by police to be Caucasian, approximately six-feet four, about 176 pounds with blue

New car for Ukrainians

Jan 27, 2023 / 3:22 pm

A Ukrainian family of three who arrived in Kelowna last weekend has been gifted a vehicle to help them start their life in Canada. Speaking through a translator on Friday, the family's mother Iuliia Makavchuk said she and her two children are

Decriminalization coming

Jan 27, 2023 / 4:00 am

B.C. will be decriminalizing the possession of small amounts of drugs on Jan. 31 in an effort to tackle the ongoing opioid crisis. Under the exemption, adults carrying less than 2.5 grams of illegal drugs will not be arrested or charged. “As

$950K for food banks

Jan 26, 2023 / 7:00 pm

Photo: Contributed BC Liquor and BC Cannabis stores raised nearly $950,000 in support of local food banks thanks to the generosity of customers over the holiday season. The fundraising campaign ran in stores from Nov. 12 to Dec. 31 and supported

Last chance for coffee

Jan 26, 2023 / 8:46 am

Photo: Madison Erhardt The Kelowna RCMP are hosting Coffee with a Cop for the final time this month. On Jan 26, Coffee with a Cop will take place at Bean Scene in the Pandosy Village located at 2942 Pandosy Street. It will take place

Busy winter for utility crews

Jan 26, 2023 / 4:00 am

FortisBC utility crews have been busy this winter with downed trees on power lines as the freeze-thaw cycle weighs on branches. It took a small army of FortisBC linemen to restore power to Big White last week and a snapped tree took out electricity

Winning gold in Sweden

Jan 26, 2023 / 4:00 am

Two female hockey players at Lake Country’s Rink Hockey Academy recently captured gold at the IIHF U18 World Championships in Östersund, Sweden. Gracie Graham and Maya Serdachny, both 17, were a part of the Team Canada that took down

Robot needs a sponsor

Jan 26, 2023 / 4:00 am

Photo: Mount Boucherie Senior Secondary The Mount Boucherie Bears Robotics Team is getting ready to compete at the FIRST Robotics Competition, Charged Up. At the Canadian Pacific regional event, the Mount Boucherie Bears will be taking on

Children followed by van

Jan 25, 2023 / 6:13 pm

Photo: Pixabay The Trail and Greater District RCMP are investigating two suspicious incidents involving strangers approaching or following children. Police say on Jan. 23 at about 4 p.m. two elementary school girls on Highway Drive in the


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