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Latest Articles from Cindy White

Iran protest at UBCO

Dec 5, 2022 / 4:08 pm

Cindy White A veil covered in the names of those killed, multi-coloured boats representing the colours of the rainbow, women wearing band-aid covered masks and a man handcuffed to a post. A moving and artistic protest was held on the UBC Okanagan

Joe Rich food drive

Dec 4, 2022 / 7:00 pm

Photo: Joe Rich Fire Rescue Joe Rich Fire Rescue holds its 18th annual community food drive on Dec. 11, 2022. Demand at the Central Okanagan Food Bank has surged by more than 30 per cent, making the annual Joe Rich Fire Rescue community

KSS Owls champions again

Dec 4, 2022 / 1:05 pm

Contributed They finally got their chance to host and they didn’t disappoint. The Kelowna Secondary School Owls have captured their second consecutive BCSS 'AAA' Boys Volleyball Provincial Championship. Last year, KSS was supposed

15 years on call

Dec 2, 2022 / 4:00 am

Cindy White The man who has managed the Downtown On Call and Clean teams since their inception in Kelowna is about to retire. Ron Beahun was honoured at the final 'Downtown After 5' of the year on Wednesday night at the Laurel Packinghouse. “We’re

Can 'great idea' be realized?

Dec 2, 2022 / 4:00 am

Photo: Cindy White The John Howard Society Cornerstone Shelter on Leon Ave. opened five years ago as a 'temporary' shelter. The new mayor of Kelowna appears to be onside with the idea of building a permanent shelter for people living

Parade with a Purpose

Dec 1, 2022 / 8:00 pm

Photo: The Bridge Youth and Family Services There will be a Santa Claus Parade in Kettle Valley Saturday. This parade is about more than ringing in the festive season, though. Founded by Kettle Valley Pub on Main owner Pam Turgeon, the

Crowdfunding for wetlands

Dec 1, 2022 / 9:00 am

Photo: Nature Trust of BC The trust wants to acquire the Columbia Lake-North Wetland to protect its rare ecosystem. It's a crowdfunding campaign to save three parcels of land in BC and their valuable habitat and ecosystems. The Nature

Winter street market grows

Dec 1, 2022 / 4:00 am

Photo: File photo The 2022 Downtown Kelowna Winter Street Market will have more vendors than ever before. The Downtown Kelowna Winter Street Market is expanding. First launched in 2018, it was cancelled in 2020 and scaled-back in 2021,

Warming bus for homeless

Dec 1, 2022 / 4:00 am

Photo: City of Kelowna A warming bus pilot project will roll out in Kelowna starting Dec. 1, 2022. Kelowna is about to pilot a warming bus to help people living with homelessness survive the cold as temperatures dip below -10 this week. Mayor
 

Push for permanent shelter

Nov 30, 2022 / 4:00 am

Cindy White Agencies that operate "temporary" winter homeless shelters in Kelowna are renewing a call for a permanent, purpose-built facility. It was one of the key points in a call for action open letter issued on Nov. 4. “Five
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