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Latest Articles from Rob Gibson

LED lights, brighter & safer

Jan 16, 2021 / 4:00 am

Photo: Rob Gibson If things seem a little brighter in the parkade these days, it's not your imagination. Kelowna's manager of parking services Dave Duncan tells Castanet the lighting improvements are part of the LED lighting upgrades

Faith in humanity restored

Jan 16, 2021 / 4:00 am

Photo: RBC Avion A Kelowna woman is thanking her lucky stars and the good Samaritan who found her credit card and motel key and returned everything to her. Linda Ross tells Castanet that like many people she is having a rough time during

Poacher fined, loses licence

Jan 15, 2021 / 4:50 pm

Photo: BC Conservation Officer Service An Okanagan man is facing fines of nearly $5,000 and the loss of his hunting licence after pleading guilty to poaching charges. Richard Fischer was caught red-handed by conservation officer's on

Movie action in Okanagan

Jan 15, 2021 / 3:59 pm

Photo: Contributed Film and television production in the Okanagan remains at a fever pace, at least in the first few weeks of 2021. Okanagan Film Commissioner Jon Summerland says 2020 was a stellar year, and so far, the pace has not slowed

RCMP defuse tense situation

Jan 15, 2021 / 8:37 am

Photo: Rob Gibson Kelowna RCMP responded to a disturbance just inside the front entrance of the Walmart on Banks Rd. on Thursday afternoon. Frontline officers responded to a report of a distraught male just before 2 p.m. in the 1500-block

City investigating sloughing

Jan 14, 2021 / 8:00 pm

Photo: Rob Gibson A recent landslide event on Clifton Rd. is still being investigated by the City of Kelowna. On Monday the slope along Clifton Road north of MacLeay Court sloughed. Kelowna Fire crews responded as did City of Kelowna geotechnical

Charity targeted by thieves

Jan 14, 2021 / 3:24 pm

Photo: Jarrod Stocker The Okanagan Boys and Girls Club is feeling targeted after thieves stole three catalytic converters from them in nine days. Jarrod Stocker, director of facilities and transportation at the Okanagan Boys and Girls Clubs,

19 more cases at Big White

Jan 12, 2021 / 8:52 pm

Photo: "Big White Ski Resort" UPDATE 8:55 p.m. Management of the Big White ski resort says the 19 new cases announced Tuesday are a disappointment. "We are devastated to hear these latest numbers," says Michael J.

2 more flights with virus

Jan 12, 2021 / 10:06 am

Photo: Contributed There have been several more flights into Kelowna with confirmed cases of COVID-19 on board. According to the BC Centre for Disease Control an Air Canada domestic flight that landed in Kelowna from Toronto, on January

Special weather statement

Jan 12, 2021 / 7:25 am

Photo: CTV News Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for Southern Interior mountain passes including: Okanagan Connector - Merritt to Kelowna Coquihalla Highway - Hope to Merritt Coquihalla Highway - Merritt to
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