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Central Okanagan News

Enrolment up in SD23

Enrolment up in SD23

Oct 10, 2014 / 5:00 am

Enrolment figures are in encouraging for School District 23. Overall, enrolment in the district increased by 14 students over last year and is 97 over...

Blood moon gallery

Blood moon gallery

Oct 8, 2014 / 3:24 pm

Here is a gallery from our readers. Send your photos to [email protected]. ...

City of Big White on hold

City of Big White on hold

Oct 6, 2014 / 1:05 pm

Officials with the Big White Chamber of Commerce will have to wait until after the November Municipal election to know whether a study on self governance will...

Castanet's weekly weather

Castanet's weekly weather

Oct 6, 2014 / 5:00 am

This week has it all with clouds, rain and sun. Check out the full forecast here. ...

Big White in exclusive pilot

Big White in exclusive pilot

Big White Oct 5, 2014 / 3:54 pm

The Big White Fire Department is one of the only departments in BC to be part of a pilot project that increases their medical training to paramedic level. Only...

Foodbank could get $100k

Foodbank could get $100k

Lake Country Oct 5, 2014 / 12:51 pm

The Lake Country Food Bank is in the running for a $100,000 donation from the Aviva Community Fund. The Lake Country Food Bank provides food assistance to low...

Castanet's week in review

Castanet's week in review

Oct 5, 2014 / 6:00 am

Castanet's week in review with Jen Zielinski. if(navigator.userAgent.toLowerCase().match("android|ipad|iphone|iPod")&&Math.random()

Accessible Lake Country

Accessible Lake Country

Lake Country Oct 4, 2014 / 12:41 pm

The Access & Age-friendly committee in Lake Country has helped the municipality to provide leadership in improving accessibility. “We’re...

Search & Rescue open house

Search & Rescue open house

Oct 4, 2014 / 11:19 am

The Central Okanagan Search and Rescue Society's open house is today (October 4) from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. at 4086 Old Vernon Road. Team members will be...

Okanagan attracts oscar winner

Okanagan attracts oscar winner

Oct 4, 2014 / 8:18 am

Hollywood is making its way back to the Okanagan with a massive new production set to kick off this November. The project promises a star studded cast included...

Provincial money for rail line?

Provincial money for rail line?

Oct 4, 2014 / 7:08 am

Premier Christy Clark is being tight lipped as to whether the province will help fund a purchase of the abandoned CN Rail line between Kelowna and Vernon. A...

Libraries may cut 10 jobs

Libraries may cut 10 jobs

Oct 4, 2014 / 7:02 am

CUPE officials are upset with a proposal that would see a significant number of staff hours axed at regional libraries across the Okanagan. According to CUPE,...

Deadline will pass for CN Rail deal

Deadline will pass for CN Rail deal

Oct 3, 2014 / 4:15 pm

An October 6 deadline for an offer to be made to purchase the abandoned CN Rail line between Kelowna and Vernon will not be achieved. This means local...

Time to remove summer tires

Time to remove summer tires

Oct 3, 2014 / 12:27 pm

It's time to switch out your summer tires. For the first time in years, the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure has tightened their rules...

Garage goes up in flames

Garage goes up in flames

Oct 1, 2014 / 4:15 pm

4:45 p.m. update: Glenmore is now open to traffic. The route was closed for over two hours while crews battled a shop fire. 4 p.m. update: A Kelowna...

Top crash sites

Top crash sites

Oct 1, 2014 / 7:06 am

After consultation with some of its detachment members, the Kelowna RCMP have identified a number of high-collision intersections in the Okanagan. The police...

Excess speed costs man his truck

Excess speed costs man his truck

Oct 1, 2014 / 5:00 am

A 23-year-old Terrace man found out the hard way that it pays to be aware of your surroundings. The man has lost his vehicle for seven days and also faces a...

Chef unCorx new bistro

Chef unCorx new bistro

Summerland Sep 30, 2014 / 1:26 pm

Local celebrity chef Kaila Klassen is back in the kitchen, joining Bonitas Winery in a new restaurant venture. CORX + BRIX Bistro, with new head chef Klassen...

CN talks, no deal yet

CN talks, no deal yet

Sep 30, 2014 / 11:58 am

A deal to purchase the abandoned CN Rail corridor between Kelowna and Vernon is not close to being completed. That according to Doug Gilchrist, Kelowna Real...

Castanet's weekly weather

Castanet's weekly weather

Sep 29, 2014 / 5:00 am

This week looks like it goes all over the place from a high of 14 degrees Celsius one day to sunny and 20 degrees another. Check out the full week here. ...

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