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Top news stories this week

Apr 11, 2021 / 4:00 am

A fire ravages a construction site in Glenmore, White Spot franchisee throws feces on the door step of a homeless shelter, and the BC SPCA seizes 38 wiener dogs... Castanet takes a look at the top stories in the B.C. Interior this past week: Surprise

Over $23K raised for ALS

Apr 10, 2021 / 6:00 pm

Photo: Contributed Due to the pandemic, the Canada-wide Walk to End ALS was done virtually last year. But that didn't stop Kelowna residents from raising $23,355. Walkers could still form a small team and walk in their neighbourhoods

Cat with tumour needs help

Apr 10, 2021 / 3:18 pm

A Kelowna family's cat is in pain from a golf-ball sized tumour on his spine, and the Animal Food Bank is raising money to help him get surgery. "We suddenly noticed a small lump on him," says Cori Inman, Boo the cat's owner,

Support wildlife rehab

Apr 8, 2021 / 9:23 am

Photo: Interior Wildlife Rehabilitation Society The Okanagan’s Interior Wildlife Rehabilitation Society working to establish a wildlife rehabilitation centre in Kelowna – and it is looking for local businesses who want to be involved. This

Connect with your ancestors

Apr 8, 2021 / 4:00 am

Have you ever wanted to gather your family’s history but don’t know where to start? The Kelowna Canadian Italian Club (KCIC) is now offering free online classes to help you create and grow your own family tree. The workshop's

Facade to step back in time

Apr 8, 2021 / 4:00 am

Photo: Westbank Museum Westbank Museum's plans for the front facade of its building The Westbank Museum is renovating the front of its building and is inviting the community to get involved. "Being a museum and a heritage society

Outbreak over in 5B at KGH

Apr 7, 2021 / 4:30 pm

Photo: Amandalina Letterio Interior Health says the COVID-19 outbreak is over at unit 5B in Kelowna General Hospital (KGH), but the outbreak in 4E continues. A total of ten cases – five patients and five staff – and two deaths

More psychological care?

Apr 7, 2021 / 11:51 am

Photo: Pexels British Columbia psychologists are calling on the provincial government to provide more mental health coverage under its Medical Services Plan (MSP), and the public is invited to give input. "British Columbians have struggled

A look at Porsche Taycan

Apr 7, 2021 / 4:00 am

Zero to 100 in four seconds, 522 horsepower, and a top speed of 250 kilometres per hour – Castanet is taking a look at the brand new Porsche Taycan 4S. Porsche Canada approached Castanet to review it's first-ever electric vehicle. Luckily,

Movie set on Bernard Ave.

Apr 6, 2021 / 7:00 pm

Photo: Amandalina Letterio A movie is being shot on Bernard Avenue in Kelowna this week. Champlain Media West Inc. and CMW Horizon Productions Inc. are collaborating to produce an upcoming TV movie called "Home for my Heart." Until



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