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Identity theft warning

Aug 5, 2020 / 7:00 pm

Photo: CTV News A West Kelowna woman wants other potential fraud victims to be aware of a cell phone scam making the rounds. Christine Stephens tells Castanet she went to bed late Wednesday morning and woke up to find that her cell phone

Super-yacht passing through

Aug 5, 2020 / 4:00 pm

Photo: Tab McNabb The yacht of Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has been spotted in the waters off Vancouver Island. Tab McNabb the owner-operator of Ketchikan Outdoors has posted photos and videos of the super-yacht three weeks ago

'Little moose' left orphaned?

Aug 5, 2020 / 1:12 pm

Photo: CTV News UPDATE 1:12 p.m. The Conservation Officer Service has reached out to Castanet to let us know they have been to the scene where a calf moose has been seen wandering around the area where its mother was struck and killed on

Bad year for BC drownings

Aug 4, 2020 / 7:00 pm

Photo: COSAR The Central Okanagan Search and Rescue team are breathing a sigh of relief after making it through another long weekend. Central Okanagan Search and Rescue crews were kept hopping throughout the BC Day long weekend after being

Collision under investigation

Aug 4, 2020 / 11:23 am

Photo: Miriam Halpenny Kelowna RCMP are investigating a two-vehicle collision on KLO Rd. that left three people injured. The incident occurred on Friday, July 31 just before 5:30 p.m. when a BC Transit Bus and a U Haul Ford E350 collided

COSAR called off in search

Aug 4, 2020 / 10:58 am

Photo: Contributed RCMP divers searching for a presumed drowned man near Squally Point Central Okanagan Search and Rescue tell Castanet they have been asked to stand down in the search for the body a missing 33-year-old Alberta man, presumed

Vaccine seen as key

Aug 4, 2020 / 8:58 am

Photo: Contributed While scientists work on developing a vaccine that can immunize against the coronavirus, a new study indicates three-in-five Canadians worry about side-effects. While health experts have warned that a post-COVID-19 “return

Rose Valley fire 'being held'

Aug 3, 2020 / 8:00 pm

Rob Gibson UPDATE: 8 p.m. Firefighters from the BC Wildfire Service have been making quick work of the Rose Valley Dam fire. The Kamloops Fire Centre has listed the fire, which was spotted Sunday afternoon, as held. Fire information officer

Crash landing in parking lot

Aug 3, 2020 / 2:05 pm

Photo: Contributed UPDATE 2:05 p.m. The Nelson Police Department tells Castanet they received multiple reports of a plane crash in the 400 block of Lakeside Drive in Nelson B.C. just before 9:30 Monday morning.   Both Nelson Police

Weapons drawn in Kelowna

Aug 3, 2020 / 12:52 pm

Photo: Contributed UPDATE 12:52 p.m. The scene at the intersection of Springfield Rd. and Quigley Rd. in Kelowna is now clear of RCMP. Castanet has reached out for more details on the cause of the heavy police response which included
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