Latest Articles from Alanna Kelly

Kelowna woman Miss BC

Apr 26, 2017 / 12:30 pm

Photo: Contributed A 23-year-old Kelowna resident has been named Miss British Columbia. Natalie Allin won the title on March 26 and will now go on to represent B.C. at the 2017 Miss World Canada Pageant in Toronto this July. “I

Misses shot at space

Apr 25, 2017 / 7:30 pm

A UBC Okanagan chemistry professor came close to space. But not close enough. Richard Federley was cut short of being named to the Canadian Space Agency recruitment team. The search started last summer with 3,700 applicants and now the list is

Rescued pups up for grabs

Apr 25, 2017 / 3:23 pm

Two dozen dogs are getting some much needed love and care at the Kelowna SPCA after suffering severe neglect at a puppy breeding operation near Lillooet. SPCA constables rescued 24 dogs and six cats on April 5. “They were dirty, they were

Truck pulls lines down

Apr 25, 2017 / 10:40 am

A dump truck pulled down multiple utility lines on a portion of Lakeshore Road Tuesday morning. Firefighters were on scene, but said there was no concern for safety. “A dump truck was going down Lakeshore Road and had a portable cover

'Animals need your help'

Apr 25, 2017 / 5:00 am

Multiple people gathered at The Sails in Kelowna to march for an end to lab animals. Protestors in Kelowna brought animals with them for the march and walked along Water Street. “It’s happening right here in our own UBC facilities,”

Search for bridge jumper

Apr 24, 2017 / 3:05 pm

Photo: RCMP RCMP are continuing to search for a female who jumped off a bridge in Prince George, Sunday. A passing driver observed a female with long, blonde hair and slight build jump off the west side of John Hart Bridge about 8 p.m. “Extensive

30 pets saved from breeder

Apr 24, 2017 / 2:05 pm

Photo: SPCA Dozens of animals have been removed from a puppy breeding operation near Lillooet. A total of 24 dogs, including puppies, and six cats were all suffering from severe neglect. A number of animals were rescued earlier this month. “The

Dumping hot spot

Apr 24, 2017 / 10:12 am

Photo: Rolf von Andrian A section of Myra-Bellevue Provincial Park is becoming more of a garbage dump than a scenic destination, according to a Kelowna resident. Rolf von Andrian says "it is super annoying" that June Springs Road

'Thank you for fixing me'

Apr 24, 2017 / 5:00 am

It’s hard to believe that only a few months ago this eight-year-old Kelowna girl had a life-changing surgery. On Sunday afternoon, she was outside kicking a soccer ball with her brothers and sisters — something she could never do before. “Thank

Take my bike, please!

Apr 23, 2017 / 11:50 am

Photo: Deborah Pfeiffer A man who had his motorcycle stolen yesterday isn’t that upset – not after police told him that the man who took it was chasing after his girlfriend who was reportedly kidnapped. The man, who