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Latest Articles from Chelsea Powrie

Wheelbarrow caused crash

Sep 15, 2019 / 6:32 am

Photo: Dave Ogilvie UPDATE: 6:30 a.m. Witnesses in a group of motorcyclists involved in a West Kelowna crash on Saturday say it was an unsecured wheelbarrow that came off a pickup, causing the collision. "The white Ford pickup had

Coyotes nabbing cats, fowl

Sep 15, 2019 / 5:00 am

Photo: Perrin Dixon A well-fed-looking coyote spotted in the Glenmore area this week. A Kelowna neighbourhood is struggling with what seems to be a growing epidemic of coyotes. Comments about coyotes in local Facebook groups

Bikers gather Xmas toys

Sep 15, 2019 / 5:00 am

Photo: OMRA The 32nd annual South Okanagan Toy Run is back, calling all motorcycle riders in the area who want to raise donations for local kids to have an excellent Christmas. The Okanagan Motorcycle Riders Association riders will be meeting

Has attitude, needs home

Sep 15, 2019 / 5:00 am

Chelsea Powrie She has a little bit of an attitude, but two-year-old kitten Jamie Lynn at Critteraid Sanctuary is still a sweetheart looking for the right forever home.  "We use the word kitten because she truly is, she is a ball of

Full moon sky timelapse

Sep 14, 2019 / 7:13 pm

Chelsea Powrie An Osoyoos photographer was unable to capture a direct look at this Friday's harvest full moon, but he put together a timelapse of the bright light behind the clouds that it created. Greg Reely pointed his camera at the sky

Classroom cleaned after OD

Sep 14, 2019 / 4:46 pm

Photo: Kelowna RCMP The classroom where an 8-year-old child ingested a dangerous amount of an unknown substance this week in Kelowna has been thoroughly cleaned, according to the school district. Jeremy Mills told Castanet how his young

Vinyl fest just around corner

Sep 14, 2019 / 3:15 pm

Photo: Okanagan Vinyl Fest Music lovers and vinyl collectors, rejoice.  The 8th annual Okanagan Vinyl Festival for Peach City Radio, CFUZ, is coming up on Sunday, Sept. 22 at the Penticton Seniors' Drop In Centre.  There
 

Vees on win streak

Sep 14, 2019 / 2:14 pm

Contributed Penticton Vees The Penticton Vees won't have their home opener nearly two weeks, but their season is off to a hot start on the road.  They took home their third straight victory against the Merritt Centennials Friday night,

SUV, truck collide

Sep 14, 2019 / 6:45 am

Photo: Chantal Cadorette UPDATE: 6:45 a.m. Kamloops RCMP say a serious crash at the old Highway 5 junction near Station Road Friday night involved an SUV that was entering the highway northbound when it was struck by a pickup.  “Upon

Bus service in West Bench?

Sep 14, 2019 / 5:00 am

Photo: Google Street View West Bench Elementary will host a meeting to discuss public transit in the community. A possible transit service in the Greater West Bench and Sage Mesa area will be discussed at a meeting open to the public later


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