Photo: Ragnar Haagen
Update 11:40 a.m.
A small Toyota was damaged Thursday morning when a large semi truck struck the car while it was attempting to make a left hand turn.
The incident happened at the corner of Gordon Drive and Harvey
Update -- 8 a.m.
The vehicle Incident 2 km south of Exit 336, at the junction with Highway 97D to Logan Lake, is now clear.
Highway 5, the Coquihalla, is closed northbound, 2 km south of Exit 336 Junction
A family of five has been displaced after a large fire roared through their home in Oliver.
The blaze began around 6 a.m. Monday morning, quickly engulfing a home at 6363 Main Street.
Early reports indicate the fire may have started in
Photo: Trevor Rockliffe
Trepanier Creek rushes under the walkway bridge in Peachland on April 19.
All of Peachland is on a Water Quality Advisory.
According to Shawn Grundy from the District of Peachland Water Department,
Join in the fun watching 500 rubber ducks float down Trepanier Creek, vying for first place across the finish line where the creek opens into Lake Okanagan, Sat. Apr. 19.
This family event will take place at Trepanier Creek
It will be very colourful in Kelowna and Vernon today.
Every summer over 260 kids with disabilities from the Okanagan Valley and surrounding areas attend Easter Seals Camp Winfield having a blast of a time!
Photo: Contributed - Steve G.
Semi crash on Hwy. 97C
update: The vehicle incident from Pennask Summit (1728 metres) to Brenda Mine Road Exit is now clear.
7:30 a.m. update: The highway has been reopened to one lane Highway 97C
A short, but noisy, hail storm hit West Kelowna Tuesday afternoon around 3 p.m.
Below is a new digital recording a viewer sent to us of the storm.
Video by: Trevor Rockliffe
Do you have great weather photos or video? Send them to
Photo: Twitter - COSAR
On Sunday afternoon the Central Okanagan Search and Rescue (COSAR) group were called to rescue a woman on the Mission Creek Greenway.
COSAR was dispatched to assist the BC ambulance service and the Kelowna Fire
Photo: Contributed - Simon Hergott
2 p.m. update: Hwy. 5 north of Kamloops is open to single lane alternating traffic.
9 a.m. update: DriveBC says they may have the route open to single lane alternating traffic by 9:30 a.m.
Castanet pays for news tips. Email us a news tip, photo, or video and your name will be in a draw for our weekly news tip prize $25. Email us [email protected]