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Local teacher needs help

Oct 16, 2017 / 5:00 am

Photo: Contributed A Kelowna teacher has been diagnosed with Lou Gehrig's Disease. A woman who has been a Kelowna teacher for 25 years needs the help of others after being diagnosed with an incurable disease.  Isabel Alves-Vicente

Fired after boy hit by bus

Oct 15, 2017 / 9:28 pm

Photo: CTV Security video shows a student struck by a bus. Officials from Khalsa School Mission where a student was hit by a bus, say the driver of the vehicle has been fired. One of five campuses of the Sikh independent school said the

Grapes not tainted by smoke

Oct 14, 2017 / 5:00 am

Photo: Flickr/Sean Ruczko This year’s Okanagan grape harvest is looking "very strong" and not at all impacted by wildfire smoke, says the president of the B.C. Wine Institute. Miles Prodan says the only effect of

Local ties to Cali fire

Oct 13, 2017 / 5:00 am

Alanna Kelly A California winery owner with an Okanagan connection fought off a raging wildfire with his bare hands. Jeff Harder, owner of Ex Nihilo Vineyards, described how his brother James battled the blaze through the

The best kind of breakfast

Oct 12, 2017 / 11:18 am

Alanna Kelly It's a breakfast people wait all year for. Thursday morning marked the 19th Maxine DeHart Ramada Hotel United Way Drive-Thru, which brought out huge crowds who waited almost an hour to donate money and receive a bagged breakfast. Mayor

Grow-op fire doused

Oct 12, 2017 / 6:05 am

Alanna Kelly UPDATE: 6 a.m. The Kelowna Fire Department says the cause of a house fire at Rutland home Wednesday night has not been determined and is under investigation. Crews arrived to find flames coming from the side of the home

Liberal campaign heats up

Oct 11, 2017 / 5:00 am

Alanna Kelly The B.C. Liberal leadership race is heating up, with three high-profile candidates visiting the Okanagan. Former Surrey mayor Dianne Watts, who recently gave up her seat as a Conservative MP, met students at UBC Okanagan on Tuesday. Watts

Cleanup of old sandbags

Oct 10, 2017 / 2:55 pm

Alanna Kelly Crews have started cleaning up 20,000 sandbags that were left along the shore on Okanagan Lake in Kelowna. Park services manager Blair Stewart says the sandbags weren't missed, but rather the city hasn't had a chance to

Shots fired at parked vehicle

Oct 10, 2017 / 11:24 am

Photo: Flickr/Shakies Buddy RCMP arrested a man who shot at a parked vehicle in Chilliwack and had a loaded sawed off shotgun and rifle in his vehicle. A man fired a gun at the vehicle on Oct. 2 at about 11:45 p.m. in the 9400 block of Corbould

More T.O. flights from YLW

Oct 10, 2017 / 10:54 am

Photo: @ylwkelowna Kelowna International Airport is increasing daily flights to Toronto next summer. There will be two Toronto flights daily on Air Canada throughout the 2018 summer season. A319 aircraft will depart Toronto’s Pearson



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