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Latest Articles from Rob Gibson

Better beware on the water

May 17, 2019 / 12:22 pm

Photo: Richard Hollington The May long weekend is the beginning of National Safe Boating Awareness Week. Last weekend saw a pleasure boat wind up on a log boom right in front of the Kelowna Yacht Club – and Boating BC hopes to

Hotel inferno suspicious

May 14, 2019 / 10:17 am

Photo: CTV News Victoria Police now consider last week's blaze at a vacant downtown hotel suspicious. Fire ripped through the former Plaza hotel Monday, May 6. "Our investigators, along with the Victoria Fire Department’s

Local golfer rolls into Open

May 11, 2019 / 5:00 am

Photo: Contributed Megan Osland at Bradenton Country Club in Bradenton Florida. It's been quite the month of May for Kelowna's own Megan Osland. Osland is in Georgia this weekend competing on the at the Symetra Tours IOA Invitational

Dial-a-dope ring busted

May 10, 2019 / 1:39 pm

Photo: Contributed RCMP have seized drugs and firearms from a West Kelowna home after a month-long investigation. Police have been working on an Okanagan-wide dial-a-dope drug operation and went into action Wednesday, May 8th seizing illicit

Heroes among us

May 9, 2019 / 9:09 am

  Photo: RCMP Photo: RCMP Photo: RCMP Kelowna RCMP Cpl. Kent Hall accepts the St. John Life Saving Award Photo: RCMP Cst. Ewan Dewolf was awarded a Commanding Officer’s Commendation for his bravery in his response

Get McHappy, help a family

May 8, 2019 / 5:00 am

Photo: Madison Erhardt If you're in the mood for a Big Mac, today is the day you have been waiting for. Wednesday, McDonald’s restaurants will be donating a dollar from every Big Mac, Happy Meal, and hot McCafe beverage

Motorcycle skills challenge

May 6, 2019 / 5:00 am

Photo: Rob Gibson Are you as good a driver as RCMP motorcycle officers? You can find out and test your slow speed driving skills in the 2nd annual Tri-Cities Motorcycle Challenge which is coming up on June 2. The hitch is this is a slow-speed

Soulmate earns high honour

May 5, 2019 / 6:43 am

  Photo: Marlene Hehr 98-year-old Jim Allan receives French Medal of Honour Photo: Contributed Photo: Contributed Photo: Contributed Photo: Contributed Photo: Contributed Photo: Contributed Photo:

Tiny dancer spotted

May 2, 2019 / 8:00 pm

Photo: Roberta Snow A faithful Castanet reader has sent us a photo of a Wilson's warbler perched in a tree at Belmont Park in Kelowna. "It’s a nice place with a couple of ponds surrounded by housing and a school. I

Local woman vies for cover

Apr 30, 2019 / 8:00 pm

Photo: Contributed Click here to view gallery Photo: Contributed Photo: Contributed Photo: Contributed Photo: Contributed Photo: Contributed Photo: Contributed Photo: Contributed Photo: Contributed   A Lake Country woman is hoping
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