News Archive

Porcupine holds on

Dec 15, 2018 / 12:01 am

Porcupine hangs onto human

Dog cuddle buddy

Dec 15, 2018 / 12:01 am

Dogs make the best cuddle buddies

Rockets fall to Hitmen

Dec 14, 2018 / 11:00 pm

The Kelowna Rockets dropped their second straight on a pre-Christmas Central Division road trip Friday in Calgary. The Hitmen snapped a 1-1 tie with four...

Warriors earn key victory

Dec 14, 2018 / 10:15 pm

Coaches will tell you over the course of a 58-game season, no win is more important than the rest. Two points count the same in September as they do in...

More parking at parkade?

Dec 14, 2018 / 9:00 pm

The City of Kelowna is continuing to explore possible expansion of downtown's Chapman Parkade. The city allocated $300,000 from its parking reserve to...

Pickup T-bones Jeep

Dec 14, 2018 / 8:33 pm

A pickup truck collided with a jeep just after 8 p.m. at the intersection of Duncan Avenue East and Government Street in Penticton. Penticton fire crews...

250 toys, Mamas for Mamas

Dec 14, 2018 / 8:30 pm

The holiday season just got a little brighter for some families after a generous donation to Mamas for Mamas. Grant Thornton played the role of Santa Clause...

Sign bylaw battle won't stop

Dec 14, 2018 / 8:00 pm

The man who owns Kelowna’s largest sign rental shop is hoping he can convince city council to rethink its new portable sign bylaw proposal. Otherwise, he...

Creative Roots gives!

Dec 14, 2018 / 7:00 pm

Sharing the love. In the spirit of the season the Creative Roots Landscaping team donated $1000 to support the incredible work Shannon and her team at Mamas for...

Paws and Claus pictures

Dec 14, 2018 / 7:00 pm

Who says pets don't have Christmas wishes too? Give your furry friends the chance to tell the big man in red what they want to see under the tree Saturday...

Olympics are coming

Dec 14, 2018 / 7:00 pm

The Special Olympics British Columbia are coming to Vernon in a little more than two months. Thousands of athletes, trainers families and fans will be visiting...

Seeking 4 years for shooting

Dec 14, 2018 / 5:32 pm

The Crown is seeking a four-year sentence for a 61-year-old man who shot his tenant two years ago. Charles Maskell was arrested on Dec. 2, 2016, after police...

Weed shortage to last

Dec 14, 2018 / 5:24 pm

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the biggest challenge associated with the legalization of cannabis has been the supply shortage — but he expects it to...

GM saves 2,700 jobs

Dec 14, 2018 / 5:23 pm

General Motors' plans to lay off 14,000 salaried and blue-collar workers might not be as bad as originally projected. The company said Friday that 2,700 out...

Mill slowdowns extended

Dec 14, 2018 / 5:21 pm

Canfor Corp. says it is extending the temporary curtailment of sawmill operations in British Columbia announced in November, and will cut operating hours at...

Evening Update Dec. 14

Dec 14, 2018 / 5:00 pm

Castanet's Evening Update for Friday, Dec. 14, with reporter Wayne Moore.

Lighting the way since 1995

Dec 14, 2018 / 5:00 pm

The Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation's Light A Bulb Campaign continues to receive support, this time from a long-time partner. The Vernon Japanese...

Duffy can't sue Senate

Dec 14, 2018 / 4:30 pm

An Ontario judge has delivered a blow to Sen. Mike Duffy in his bid for financial restitution over his dramatic and protracted suspension without pay five years...

Shame shoplifters or not?

Dec 14, 2018 / 4:27 pm

A Newfoundland sex store's social-media shaming of an alleged shoplifter has raised ethical questions around retailers who display security footage in a bid...

Full of Christmas events

Dec 14, 2018 / 4:12 pm

Check out what's happening this weekend with Jenna Craigmyle, who'll be making the rounds in the Castanet-Total Restoration Total Fun Cruiser