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Latest Articles from David Wylie

Pretty Kitty adds tech twist

Mar 21, 2017 / 7:00 pm

Photo: Contributed A local children's book author says she was inspired early on by Dr. Seuss. Alison Yesilcimen's book for young readers, titled Pretty Kitty in the City, adds a tech twist, with an emphasis on selfies. “Technology

Worse than just 'horseplay'

Mar 18, 2017 / 5:00 am

Photo: Contributed A mother whose son was stabbed this week at Dr. Knox Middle School in Kelowna says the school is not being honest about what happened. School District 23 Supt. Kevin Kaardal described Wednesday's incident

2,000 vying for new docs

Mar 16, 2017 / 2:17 pm

Photo: Contributed A new medical clinic opening next month in Lake Country has received nearly 2,000 applications so far from prospective patients. "It's been overwhelming to say the least," said Kiffer Walker, general

Shelter responds to report

Mar 15, 2017 / 8:30 pm

Photo: Emmanuel Church in West Kelowna A West Kelowna church that operates a shelter mentioned in a city report that sounded the alarm over vandalism linked to transients and the homeless agrees there is a homeless problem

Cows join the Internet

Mar 13, 2017 / 6:00 pm

Photo: TRU Call them moo-bile devices. John Church, of Thompson Rivers University in Kamloops, is set to reveal an udderly technological step forward in agricultural tech: 'Smart cows.' “We’re moving cows into the

Another crash on Hwy 97

Mar 10, 2017 / 4:17 pm

Photo: Graham Martin UPDATE: 4:10 p.m. Photos from the scene of a serious crash in Peachland this afternoon show a silver four-door sedan with heavy damage. The crash happened on Highway 97, close to where a landslide covered the

Making a pass on Hwy 5

Mar 9, 2017 / 5:04 pm

Photo: Contributed Construction will start this spring on new passing lanes on Highway 5 north of Kamloops. The lanes will be located between Barriere and Little Fort, near Darfield. "Preconstruction work like brushing, fencing and

Medical emergency on bus

Mar 9, 2017 / 1:49 pm

Photo: Contributed A Kelowna transit rider suffered a medical emergency while boarding a bus Thursday morning. BC Transit says it's aware of the incident, which happened about 8 a.m. on Bernard Avenue near Richmond Street. The

Tense moments at YLW

Mar 9, 2017 / 8:14 am

Photo: Contributed UPDATE: 8:10 a.m. There were tense moments Thursday morning after the pilot of a private Cessna Citation plane suspected landing gear trouble. Police, ambulance and fire rushed to the airport at about 7:30 a.m.

Two cents on transit

Mar 7, 2017 / 5:00 am

Photo: Contributed BC Transit is looking for your opinion on how to improve public transit in the Central Okanagan. Public consultations will be held between March 13 and 24 to identify "priorities for future system improvements." “The
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