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One dead, another injured, in side-by-side rollover on the Spion Kop trail network Saturday morning

One dead, another injured, in side-by-side rollover on the Spion Kop trail network Saturday morning

Jul 2, 2022 / 1:10 pm

UPDATE: 1:10 p.m. One person is dead and another is being treated at Kelowna General Hospital with injuries after a side-by-side rollover on the Spion Kop trail...

A moose brought traffic to a standstill near Orchard Park mall Friday

A moose brought traffic to a standstill near Orchard Park mall Friday

Jul 2, 2022 / 12:00 pm

Some motorists in Kelowna got a very Canadian surprise near Orchard Park mall on Canada Day. A moose appears to have become a little lost when it crossed...

Black bear swims creek near fish and chips shop, crosses Sutherland Avenue

Black bear swims creek near fish and chips shop, crosses Sutherland Avenue

Jul 2, 2022 / 9:00 am

Maybe it couldn’t resist the smell of the food at Shady Rest Fish & Chips? A black bear swam across Mill Creek Friday afternoon, emerging on the bank...

2020 Ministry of Transportation study recommends safety improvements at deadly Highway 97 intersection near airport

2020 Ministry of Transportation study recommends safety improvements at deadly Highway 97 intersection near airport

Jul 2, 2022 / 4:00 am

The intersection where an 18-year-old motorcyclist died last month was the subject of a 2020 study by the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure. MOTI...

Two of Kelowna's prolific offenders charged in serious domestic assault

Two of Kelowna's prolific offenders charged in serious domestic assault

Jul 2, 2022 / 4:00 am

Two notorious local criminals accused of a serious domestic assault in West Kelowna remain behind bars, for now. Prolific offenders Dayton McAlpine and Tyler...

Newest restaurant from Nixon Hospitality open for long weekend

Newest restaurant from Nixon Hospitality open for long weekend

Jul 2, 2022 / 4:00 am

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,...

Tens of thousands turn out for the first Canada Day celebration in Kelowna since 2019

Tens of thousands turn out for the first Canada Day celebration in Kelowna since 2019

Jul 1, 2022 / 5:44 pm

Canada Day festivities were back in full force in Kelowna Friday, and people flocked to the downtown and waterfront to celebrate after two long years of the...

Dog ambassadors are returning this summer in Central Okanagan

Dog ambassadors are returning this summer in Central Okanagan

Jul 1, 2022 / 3:00 pm

Dog ambassadors are back in the Central Okanagan this summer after a two-year pandemic hiatus. These dog ambassadors will be walking through local beaches,...

Kitsch Wines offers land, holds fundraiser for Central Okanagan wildlife rescue

Kitsch Wines offers land, holds fundraiser for Central Okanagan wildlife rescue

Jul 1, 2022 / 1:00 pm

An East Kelowna winery is stepping up to help an aspiring wildlife rescue centre in more than one way. Kitsch Wines announced part of the proceeds from the...

Chute Lake Road closed overnight for paving

Chute Lake Road closed overnight for paving

Jul 1, 2022 / 12:00 pm

A section of Chute Lake Road in Kelowna's Kettle Valley neighbourhood will be closed overnight next week for paving. From the evening of Monday July 4 to...

Okanagan golf fans are now able to register to volunteer, or caddy for this year's GolfBC Championship

Okanagan golf fans are now able to register to volunteer, or caddy for this year's GolfBC Championship

Jul 1, 2022 / 11:00 am

Volunteer opportunities have now opened up for this year's GolfBC Championship at Gallagher's Canyon Golf and Country Club. The annual PGA Tour Canada...

Maple Leaf back up for Canada Day at Kelowna City Hall after news it wouldn't be raised

Maple Leaf back up for Canada Day at Kelowna City Hall after news it wouldn't be raised

Jul 1, 2022 / 8:16 am

The Maple Leaf will fly after all at Kelowna City Hall this Canada Day. Following news Thursday that the Canadian flag wouldn't be on display due to a...

Sgt. Brian Gateley faces discipline for communicating with sister of woman who died in Okanagan Lake

Sgt. Brian Gateley faces discipline for communicating with sister of woman who died in Okanagan Lake

Jul 1, 2022 / 4:00 am

A B.C. police officer accused of interfering with an investigation into a 2016 Lake Country death is facing discipline for sending a letter to the deceased...

Expect to wait, or travel, for an X-ray this summer in Kelowna

Expect to wait, or travel, for an X-ray this summer in Kelowna

Jul 1, 2022 / 4:00 am

Kelowna residents in need of an X-ray this summer can expect to wait much longer than normal, or have to travel, for the exam. Like nearly all parts of the...

RCMP will be patrolling Okanagan Lake this weekend

RCMP will be patrolling Okanagan Lake this weekend

Jul 1, 2022 / 4:00 am

RCMP will be out in full force on the water this long weekend ensuring boaters are staying safe. Police say the majority of accidents are caused by human...

Rutland family man intends to seek a seat on city council

Rutland family man intends to seek a seat on city council

Jul 1, 2022 / 4:00 am

Christopher Bocskei says he brings a different, and unique perspective to the issues facing Kelowna today. Bocskei, who announced Friday he intends to run for a...

Harvey Avenue crash totals two vehicles Thursday evening

Harvey Avenue crash totals two vehicles Thursday evening

Jun 30, 2022 / 10:18 pm

Emergency crews dealt with a crash Thursday evening at the corner of Harvey Avenue and Gordon Drive. Two vehicles were totalled in the crash shortly before 8...

Members of the public detain assault suspect in Kelowna City Park

Members of the public detain assault suspect in Kelowna City Park

Jun 30, 2022 / 7:09 pm

Members of the public helped Kelowna RCMP nab an assault suspect. Const. Mike Della-Paolera said at approximately 3 p.m. Thursday, police received a report that...

Canadian flag will not be on display at city hall over Canada Day

Canadian flag will not be on display at city hall over Canada Day

Jun 30, 2022 / 4:20 pm

The Canadian flag will not fly proudly atop city hall during the most patriotic of weekends. In a brief statement from city hall, officials say the flags will...

Second World War-era Plane touches down at KF Aerospace

Second World War-era Plane touches down at KF Aerospace

Jun 30, 2022 / 3:08 pm

It was third time lucky for Mossie. A Second World War-era de Havilland Mosquito touched down in Kelowna Thursday, after two previously scheduled flights had to...

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