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Latest Articles from Rob Gibson

Driver pulled a U-turn

Sep 21, 2018 / 11:46 am

Photo: Christine Reimann UPDATE 11:45 a.m The driver of the school bus involved in a collision on Chute Lake Road Friday morning tells Castanet there were no children on board the bus at the time of the accident. "There was no children,

Pole sheared in crash

Sep 12, 2018 / 11:16 am

Photo: Rob Gibson UPDATE: 11:15 a.m. Utility crews are at the scene of a sheared-off power pole in east Kelowna. The pole was ripped from the ground in a collision, when it was struck by a vehicle. It's lying on trees in an orchard. ORIGINAL:

$100K of property stolen

Sep 11, 2018 / 7:45 pm

Photo: Contributed RCMP are asking for the public's help in locating a suspect and stolen property after what appears to be a daring daylight robbery Sunday afternoon. The incident occurred last Sunday just after 3:30 p.m. in the 300

Grape season looking good

Sep 8, 2018 / 5:00 am

Rob Gibson This year's wine grape harvest is underway in the Okanagan. Producers start harvesting white and rosé grapes first, followed by pinot noir and merlot. Next come the bigger red varieties, according to Cedar Creek

Big stir over Bigfoot

Sep 2, 2018 / 5:00 am

Photo: Contributed A photo reportedly taken by a firefighter this summer, is making the rounds on social media and causing a stir. The photo sent to Castanet along with information on Sasquatch sightings shows a firefighter's work

High times on golf courses

Aug 27, 2018 / 12:14 pm

Photo: Inside Golf British Columbia Golf wants to know what you think about high times on the golf course? The organization has launched an online survey in conjunction with Inside Golf, its publishing partner. A survey of club managers

Smoky, in a good way!

Aug 23, 2018 / 7:00 pm

Rob Gibson The third annual Rotary Ribfest gets grilling this weekend. Last year, almost 30,000 people took in the three-day event at Kelowna City Park. This year could be even better as organizers have added another ribber, bringing the

Obscenely accosted

Aug 22, 2018 / 5:00 am

Rob Gibson Kelowna RCMP are investigating after a Castanet journalist bore the brunt of a misogynistic taunt while reporting on the Apple Triathalon cancellation Sunday morning. Castanet reporter Alanna Kelly was conducting an on camera interview

A&W Burgers to Beat MS

Aug 16, 2018 / 1:17 pm

Rob Gibson A&W burgers were the order of the day, Thursday. On Burgers to Beat MS Day, A&W donates $2 from every burger sold across the country to the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada.   The program is in its 10th year and

Liquor rules on the lake

Aug 10, 2018 / 5:00 am

Rob Gibson Even the police enjoy lake life. Phil Boissonneault and Randy Ferris have been in law enforcement for 30-plus years, and they still can't get enough. "This is awesome, are you kidding? Working full time on the lake. It
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