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Long weekend at Bernie's

Jul 2, 2022 / 4:00 am

Photo: Rob Gibson One of the oldest pub's in Kelowna has reopened after being shut down for renovations for almost five months. Bernie’s Supper Club and Cinema, formerly Doc Willoughby’s, reopened for Canada Day. The new

Mom begs for 'second look'

Jun 30, 2022 / 4:00 am

Photo: Rob Gibson A Kelowna mother is pleading with drivers to “please, take a second look.” Michele Wangler says she tried to talk her son Logan out of getting a motorcycle, “but of course, he's an adult, and he is

Mom helps rescue puppies

Jun 29, 2022 / 1:30 pm

Photo: BC SPCA Dallas and her 9 puppies The BC SPCA is celebrating a heart-warming rescue of a mother dog and her nine newborn puppies. The Chilliwack SPCA rescued the dog which was found fending for herself on a property near Agassiz,

Harbour Air returns to lake

Jun 29, 2022 / 1:02 pm

Photo: Rob Gibson Now that summer is here, Harbour Air is returning to Kelowna. Harbour Air began flying between Vancouver and Kelowna last summer and the service was so popular that it’s coming back. “We are excited to announce

Melt is on at Big White

Jun 29, 2022 / 9:30 am

Photo: Big White Ski Resort What a difference a week can make. Big White Resort had to postpone its summer opening because they had too much snow. Now seven days later, things are looking much browner. Big White senior vice president

Rare badger in Kelowna

Jun 29, 2022 / 4:00 am

Rob Gibson A resident of Kelowna's Upper Mission has an unusual nature experience as she was driving home from work Monday evening. “I saw something running on the side of the road, at first, I thought it was a cat. But then when I

Bike lane extension coming

Jun 28, 2022 / 7:00 pm

Photo: City of Kelowna Construction on Kelowna’s newest bike lane is set to begin Monday. Construction is expected to cost $2.4 million and will see the Abbott Street bike lane extended between Rose and Cedar Avenues. The cost is being

Film industry booming

Jun 28, 2022 / 5:52 pm

Photo: Rob Gibson The Okanagan is becoming more and more popular as a movie and TV shooting location. According to Okanagan film commissioner Jon Summerland the film industry in the Okanagan is now, “a film centre, not just a location." Summerland

Memorial for Tavin Hansom

Jun 28, 2022 / 2:01 pm

Photo: Candice Moth UPDATE 1:58 p.m. The family of Tavin Hansom has set a date and found a location for the memorial service. “Memorial date set for Sunday, July 10, 2022, at Winfield Memorial Hall at 1 p.m. The hall holds 240 people

Motorcycle leaves the road

Jun 28, 2022 / 11:01 am

Photo: Google Maps Emergency crews had to respond to a motorcycle crash on Westside Rd. Monday evening. RCMP tell Castanet they received a report of a single-vehicle collision just before 10 p.m. “We had a single-vehicle motorcycle



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