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Latest Articles from Colin Dacre

Support officers, explained

Mar 22, 2023 / 8:00 pm

Photo: RCMP The Kelowna RCMP is highlighting the support staff that work behind the scenes. One of the newest positions created by the City of Kelowna to address a need for rising call volume is the watch support officer, or WSO, according

MP's bill voted down

Mar 22, 2023 / 5:05 pm

Photo: Tracy Gray Facebook MP Tracy Gray and Conservative leader Pierre Poilievre Kelowna-Lake Country MP Tracy Gray’s private members bill proposing changes in how addictions treatment is delivered in federal prisons has been defeated. Bill

Population records tumble

Mar 22, 2023 / 3:36 pm

Photo: The Canadian Press Homes are pictured in Vancouver, Tuesday, Apr 16, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward Canada last year added more than one million new residents for the first time in history. StatsCanada said Wednesday

Go Wild! in Peachland

Mar 22, 2023 / 2:09 pm

Photo: Colin Dacre Silver Lake British Columbia’s biggest and oldest conservation organization is hosting a nine-day overnight adventure experience for youth in Peachland this summer. The BC Wildlife Federation’s Go Wild!

Drug dealer gets 18 months

Mar 22, 2023 / 4:00 am

Photo: Colin Dacre A street-level cocaine and fentanyl trafficker in Kelowna has been jailed for 18 months. Kenneth Allen Busch, 50, pleaded guilty to two counts of drug trafficking after being caught selling 0.3 grams of cocaine and 0.3

Police vehicle in crash

Mar 20, 2023 / 5:27 pm

Photo: Cindy White UPDATE 5:25 p.m. The Kelowna RCMP has confirmed the damaged grey SUV in the middle of the intersection of Bernard Avenue and Richter Street is a police vehicle. Details related to the crash are unavailable at this point. A

Province granted injunction

Mar 16, 2023 / 6:43 pm

Photo: CrimeStoppers Dylan Anthony Choquette The provincial government has succeeded in getting a court order to keep a repeat offender from its social services office in West Kelowna. Late last year, the B.C. government sued Dylan Anthony

Eby approval rating 48%

Mar 15, 2023 / 4:18 pm

Photo: Angus Reid Institute B.C. Premier David Eby’s approval rating remains below 50 per cent, according to a new poll. The Angus Reid Institute says Eby’s approval rating now sits at 48 per cent, an increase from 46 per cent

Airline axes longtime route

Mar 14, 2023 / 2:27 pm

Photo: Pacific Coastal Airlines Pacific Coastal Airlines has announced it will end its route between Vancouver and Cranbrook due to a staffing shortage. The regional airline has been flying the route since 2003, with the exception of a pause

Trailer burns on Coquihalla

Mar 14, 2023 / 11:13 am

Photo: Jeff Piattelli A transport truck trailer burned overnight on the Coquihalla Highway. A motorist passed the burned wreck at about 1 a.m. Tuesday on the hill coming into Merritt. The fire completely destroyed the trailer of the



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