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Motionball event in motion

Mar 30, 2017 / 7:53 am

Photo: Contributed A popular Kelowna sporting event benefiting Special Olympic athletes is back. Motionball Marathon of Sport is turning the page on it’s summer event and starting a new chapter this fall. The jam-packed “day

Natives want culture back

Mar 30, 2017 / 7:30 am

Photo: Contributed A conference in Kelowna on First Nations cultural repatriation is the first of its kind. The Royal BC Museum and First Peoples’ Cultural Council teamed up to host the three-day conference, which got underway

Farmers' Market ready

Mar 30, 2017 / 5:00 am

The Kelowna Farmers’ and Crafters’ Market celebrates 22 years this week, when the outdoor version of the popular market opens on Saturday.  The market was open throughout the winter on Saturdays in the Parkinsons Recreation

Job with your name on it

Mar 29, 2017 / 3:07 pm

Madison Erhardt WorkBC set up shop at the Coast Capri Hotel hoping to find eager people ready to enter the hospitality and tourism industry.  Job developer Colin Dolson said the WorkBC job fair provides both the employer

Wellness centre unveiled

Mar 24, 2017 / 8:00 pm

Photo: Google Images A new seniors health and wellness centre was opened Friday in Kelowna. The centre is located within the Cottonwoods Care Centre.  Kelowna-Lake Country MLA Norm Letnick noted more than 22 per cent of

VPD looking for you

Mar 24, 2017 / 5:00 am

Madison Erhardt The Vancouver Police Department wants to know: Is it within you? The VPD is conducting a provincewide campaign, and recruiters swung through the Okanagan this week to drum up prospective cops.     “We

Raising sin tax a sin?

Mar 23, 2017 / 8:00 pm

Madison Erhardt Sin taxes went up yet again in this week's federal budget, meaning smokers and drinkers will pay more for their habits.  In B.C., a case of Molson Canadian now costs an extra 42 cents, and the duty rate on cigarettes

Pot pies and wide eyes

Mar 23, 2017 / 7:30 pm

Photo: JOEY Restaurant A Kelowna restaurant served up smiles for hungry kids on Thursday. Joey's restaurant delivered the lunches to youngsters at the Okanagan Boys and Girls Club as part of its national Cup of Care program. “Cup

End in sight to hwy work

Mar 23, 2017 / 5:00 am

The end is in sight to a year of construction on Highway 97 through Kelowna.  But it's still a way off. A tour of the six-laning project from Highway 33 to Edwards Road on Wednesday revealed the majority of underground work

NHL not to Olympics

Mar 22, 2017 / 4:57 pm

Photo: Google Images National Hockey League commissioner Gary Bettman has tweeted out to fans that NHL players won't likely be at the 2018 Winter Olympics.  Bettman said “people should assume” the NHL is not