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Hateful graffiti in park

Jun 2, 2023 / 4:00 am

Cindy White Graffiti vandals have struck again in Kelowna’s Glenmore neighbourhood. Someone tagged a table, sidewalks and playground equipment in and around Calmels Park, just off Calmels Crescent. Some of the tags were hateful, including

Wildfire risk rising

Jun 1, 2023 / 1:31 pm

Photo: Jon Manchester The fire danger rating is now high for Kelowna, Vernon and Kamloops. Hot, dry weather in recent days has pushed the fire danger to high for major population centres in the Thompson Okanagan. The BC Wildfire Service

ICBC offers new discount

Jun 1, 2023 / 12:46 pm

Photo: Pixabay Here’s some incentive to find other modes of transportation when you can. ICBC is offering a new distance-based discount on auto insurance, to those who drive less than 10,000 kilometres per years. Those eligible could

Billboards for Pride Month

Jun 1, 2023 / 4:00 am

Photo: Saskatoon Pride An example of a positive message billboard by Saskatoon Pride. The Central Okanagan billboards will have a different design. June is Pride Month, and a Kelowna-based advocacy group is hoping to launch a series of billboards

Emotional farewell to school

Jun 1, 2023 / 4:00 am

Cindy White She was part of the last graduating class in 2002. A West Kelowna woman has shared a video of the final piece of George Pringle Elementary School being torn down to make way for the new George Pringle Secondary School. Jaclyn Jaeger

'It's a Canadian crisis'

May 31, 2023 / 6:11 pm

Photo: Castanet Castanet drone footage of the Rail Trail encampment in Kelowna. The executive director of the Central Okanagan Journey Home Society calls it "poverty porn," while the City of Kelowna’s director of community

Getting lost in bonsai

May 31, 2023 / 4:00 am

Cindy White Once you try it, it’s hard to stop. That seems to be the message from long-time members of the Kelowna Bonsai Club, which is marking its 40th anniversary. “Don’t do it! It becomes a sickness and like any hobby,

Third turtle tunnel coming

May 31, 2023 / 4:00 am

Photo: Johanna Macheledt A construction worker helps a Western Painted Turtle cross Union Road in Wilden Residents and conservationists concerns about the safety of Western Painted Turtles in Wilden are being echoed by the developer of the

Moose frolics in creek

May 30, 2023 / 12:03 pm

Photo: Phillip Dong A moose was spotted splashing in Mission Creek in Kelowna on Monday, May 29, 2023. A group of runners got a treat along the Mission Creek Greenway Monday. They saw a moose cooling off in Mission Creek. Phillip Dong

Slow down for turtles

May 30, 2023 / 4:00 am

Cindy White Keep your eyes peeled if you’re driving anywhere near a pond or wetland, especially this time of year. It’s turtle nesting season, and the Western Painted Turtle is at risk not just from loss of habitat, which has landed



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