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Latest Articles from Rob Gibson

Drag queens tour Okanagan

Dec 2, 2022 / 7:00 pm

Photo: Freida Whales If you're looking for a unique way to celebrate the holidays this year, Kelowna drag queen performer Freida Whales has an idea for you. The Holidrag Extravaganza Drag & Burlesque shows are coming to Penticton,

Donations down this year

Dec 2, 2022 / 1:54 pm

Photo: Contributed The Kelowna Salvation Army says donations to their annual Kettle campaign, which collects donations for families in need around the holiday season, are down 25 per cent compared to this time last year. Major Mark Wagner

Compacted in garbage truck

Dec 2, 2022 / 9:30 am

Photo: Rob Gibson A West Kelowna man is lucky to be alive after being compacted in a garbage truck, not once but twice. The West Kelowna Fire Department and RCMP were called early Thursday morning after a man was found trapped inside a garbage

New detox beds in Kelowna

Dec 1, 2022 / 6:00 pm

Photo: Contributed New services are being offered for adults trying to get off drugs in Kelowna. The Bridge Youth & Family Services has partnered with Interior Health to open its second adult withdrawal management and stabilization services

Psychology of psychopaths

Nov 30, 2022 / 8:00 pm

Photo: UBCO New research from the University of British Columbia Okanagan shines a light on the sometimes violent behaviour of psychopaths. The new research published in the Journal of Personality Disorders, shows that psychopaths may have

Break-in caught on camera

Nov 30, 2022 / 7:00 pm

Photo: Erin Moore Stills from surveillance video of break-in Sunday. A Kelowna business owner is frustrated after being broken into last weekend. Erin Moore, owner of is. Salon on Ellis Street, says her salon was broken into on Sunday

Gospel Mission meets goal

Nov 30, 2022 / 4:56 pm

Photo: Contributed Give yourselves a pat on the back Kelowna. The Gospel Mission has reached its goal of raising $216,000 this week. The annual 2022 match campaign provides funds to operate programming that serves people facing the challenges

Takedown in parking lot

Nov 30, 2022 / 3:29 pm

Photo: Tim Malcolm UPDATE 3:59 p.m. Kelowna RCMP tell Castanet they were responding to a report of two men fighting in the 3000 block of Lakeshore Rd. Wednesday afternoon. RCMP Const. Mike Della-Paolera says they received a report of

'Tis the season for thieves

Nov 30, 2022 / 11:35 am

Photo: RCMP The Kelowna RCMP is reminding shoppers that December is a busy month for thieves. "The month of December has traditionally been a busy time for theft whether that is within a business, from a front porch or from a vehicle,"

Wildfire fighters wanted

Nov 30, 2022 / 4:00 am

Photo: BC Wildfire Service If you're interested in becoming a firefighter next summer, the BC Wildfire Service wants to hear from you. The BC Wildfire Service is recruiting for seasonal positions for next year. Every year, BCWS employs
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