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4 years for stabbing father

Feb 1, 2023 / 4:00 am

Photo: file photo A 24-year-old man who stabbed his 64-year-old father in Kelowna in 2020 and pleaded guilty to aggravated assault, has been sentenced to four years in prison. With credit for time already served in pre-trial custody, Dylan

Hospitalized for life?

Jan 25, 2023 / 4:00 am

Photo: file photo A Kelowna man, who pled guilty to aggravated assault after stabbing his 64-year-old father two years ago, says he wants to stay in the provincial forensic psychiatric hospital “for the rest of his life.” Dylan

Declaration letters in mail

Jan 19, 2023 / 8:00 pm

Photo: Contributed If you own a home in Kelowna, West Kelowna, Metro Vancouver or parts of Vancouver Island or the Fraser Valley, it’s time to declare it your personal residence or rent it out to avoid paying B.C.’s speculation

High-priced local gas

Dec 8, 2022 / 5:00 pm

Photo: Contributed Gasoline prices may be coming down across Canada but currently, they are inexplicably higher in many parts of the B.C. southern Interior than in the province’s Lower Mainland, despite the latter having higher taxes

Local MLAs in critic roles

Dec 8, 2022 / 3:14 pm

Photo: Contributed BC Liberal leader Kevin Falcon With new B.C. Premier David Eby shuffling his cabinet and creating several new ministries, B.C. Liberal leader Kevin Falcon has named his shadow cabinet in response, a group that includes

MLAs slam ambulance cuts

Nov 16, 2022 / 1:54 pm

Photo: Contributed Kelownaarea MLAs,(from left) Norm Letnick, Renee Merrifield and Ben Stewart. The Central Okanagan’s three MLAs are speaking out about the recent cut to Kelowna’s ambulance service. In a letter to Health

Ambulance cut explained

Nov 14, 2022 / 4:10 pm

Photo: Contributed B.C. Emergency Health Services has finally responded to the question of why it cut three ambulances from its Kelowna service. In an e-mail response to questions asked by Castanet earlier this month, a service spokeswoman

Transit issues aired

Nov 14, 2022 / 1:30 pm

Photo: BC Transit The public will have two opportunities to comment on the current state of public transit in Kelowna in the coming weeks. First up, B.C. Transit wants to know what the public thinks about transit services and infrastructure

Kelowna ambulances cut

Nov 5, 2022 / 4:00 am

Photo: Ambulance Paramedics B.C. Ambulance Paramedics of B.C. union president Troy Clifford says cuts to the ambulance service in Kelowna will have a ripple affect on outlying communities. Demand for ambulance service in the Central Okanagan

Crime perceptions increase

May 13, 2022 / 12:09 pm

Photo: Wayne Moore The site of a fatal stabbing t the corner of Harvey Avenue and Gordon Drive last month. Kelowna’s latest Community Public Safety Survey has good news, bad news and some mixed messages about how city residents view


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