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Extreme summer camps

May 25, 2015 / 2:38 pm

Pali Adventures Summer Camp While you may have enjoyed good ol' traditional summer camps with tents, swimming and s'mores, kids today have so many options that are way cooler. From swimming with the sharks, to hanging

Anti GMO rally

May 25, 2015 / 2:38 pm

Photo: Carmen Weld Hundreds marched along Harvey Avenue and Protest Bridge Saturday, to call for a boycott of genetically modified food. Residents from Kelowna, Penticton, Cherryville and other Okanagan areas joined forces for the annual

Winning tickets sold in B.C.

May 25, 2015 / 2:38 pm

Photo: Contributed While there was no $50-million Lotto Max jackpot for yet another week, some lucky B.C. ticket holders are $1,000,000 and $500,000 richer.  The BCLC is reporting one person in the Shuswap won one of

Military cash boosts jobs

May 25, 2015 / 2:38 pm

Canada’s Minister of National Defence was in town Friday to celebrate the work being done at KF Aerospace in support of the Royal Canadian Air Force. Minister of National Defence Jason Kenney toured the property with Kelowna-Lake Country

Hit and run driver sentenced

May 25, 2015 / 2:38 pm

Photo: RCMP - File photo A young Vernon man will spend two more years behind bars after he caused a car crash that left a local nurse paralyzed from the neck down Michael Timothy George Heeley, 22, was sentenced this week to three years

Your phone is watching

May 25, 2015 / 2:38 pm

Big Brother Apple is watching you. Many people may be unaware their iPhone knows exactly where they’ve been, for how long and how often. Your phone knows all this through its location services feature. According to Apple, the feature

Truck strikes hydrant

May 25, 2015 / 2:38 pm

UPDATE 10:50 A.M. A BC Hydro worker on site says she heard a loud bang about 8 a.m. and when she looked out the window she saw water gushing into the air. The District of West Kelowna was called in to shut off the water, while BC Hydro assisted

You feeling the squeeze?

May 25, 2015 / 2:38 pm

Are you feeling the squeeze? Chances are if you are between 25 and 45, you might be feeling a little pressure in your life. From the high cost of living, to skyrocketing home prices, student debt that is higher than ever and pricey childcare

Westside shooter in court

May 25, 2015 / 2:38 pm

Photo: Castanet Staff A man found guilty of taking part in an infamous 2012 police chase and shooting on Westside Road is now facing a dangerous offender assessment. In February, Michael Edward Ellis, 41, was found guilty of 17 of 22 charges related

#NameAFerry backfires

May 25, 2015 / 2:38 pm

Photo: Contributed When BC Ferries put a call out on social media to help name its new ferries, the Crown corporation probably should have anticipated some hilarious and sarcastic responses. The not-so-popular company running B.C.’s