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Latest Articles from Alanna Kelly

Smoke: high health risk

Aug 10, 2017 / 9:33 am

Photo: Amanda W A smoky sunset on Aug. 1. UPDATE: 11:30 a.m. Rain this weekend is expected to wash away the smoky skies. Donna Haga, Air Quality Meteorologist Ministry of Environment & Climate Change Strategy said there is "perhaps

Hammer to fall at St. Joe's

Aug 9, 2017 / 7:00 pm

Photo: Google Street View The end has come for Kelowna's St. Joseph Hall. The church hall will be demolished Friday afternoon to make way for a new Catholic school on Sutherland Avenue. The brand new $4.8-million school has been in

Two-vehicle collision

Aug 9, 2017 / 6:43 pm

Photo: David Ogilvie Traffic was backed up after a collision in West Kelowna Wednesday evening. Paramedics and police arrived on scene at Highway 97 and Hebert Road just after 6 p.m. It appears only minor injuries were suffered, and there

Playground set on fire

Aug 9, 2017 / 5:14 pm

Photo: @PennyDaflos A school playground fire in Delta is believed to have been intentionally set. Firefighters responded to Chalmers Elementary School Wednesday afternoon, about 4 p.m. The playground’s mulch base was set on fire,

Fatal crash with motorcycle

Aug 9, 2017 / 4:09 pm

Photo: CTV News A collision between a motorcycle and an SUV on Wednesday in Delta has resulted in a fatality. The crash happened near the bottom of Nordel Way, near the Annacis Highway, just before 2:30 p.m. The male motorcyclist died

Driver ODs, causes crash

Aug 9, 2017 / 3:04 pm

Photo: Contributed A driver who caused a crash and struck a cyclist on Ethel Street, Tuesday, is believed to have had an overdose behind the wheel. A 49-year-old man riding a bicycle was struck from behind by a black sedan, which then continued

Conflict on the farm

Aug 9, 2017 / 5:49 am

Alanna Kelly Neighbours in West Kelowna say there has been a long history of issues with workers at some farms in their area. West Kelowna’s bylaw department said it is "very aware" of conflict on Scharf Road, largely stemming

Looking for love - and dogs

Aug 9, 2017 / 5:00 am

Photo: Hotdiggiddy Looking for love – and someone who loves dogs? Well, now there is a website for just that. A new Kelowna-based online dating site called Hotdiggiddy focuses on connecting people who love their furry friends. But

Strikes, launches off whale

Aug 8, 2017 / 6:09 pm

Photo: Contributed The Canadian Press - file photo Two people were taken to hospital after a whale-watching tour boat struck a humpback whale off the coast Victoria. Prince of Whales Whale Watching said one of it’s zodiac vessels

Picker 'out of her mind'

Aug 8, 2017 / 3:37 pm

Photo: Contributed A West Kelowna farmer says he did everything he could to provide a safe and healthy work environment for a woman he believes had a mental breakdown when she attacked a neighbouring home owner. Brante Farrell said one of