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Latest Articles from Colin Dacre

5 more bodies found

Sep 30, 2022 / 6:39 pm

Photo: Google Maps Five more bodies have been pulled from Puget Sound after a float plane crash nearly a month ago. Six of the 10 victims of the crash that occurred on Sept. 4 near Whidbey Island north of Seattle have been found. Five

Labour Council endorses 4

Sep 30, 2022 / 10:33 am

Photo: Colin Dacre Four Kelowna council candidates have been endorsed by the North Okanagan Labour council. The labour council representing over 8,000 unionized workers in the Central and North Okanagan says they undertook a “rigorous

Push for a statutory holiday

Sep 30, 2022 / 10:32 am

Photo: Jess Fedigan British Columbia Assembly of First Nations Regional Chief Terry Teegee. The First Nations Leadership Council is calling on the provincial government to recognize the National Day of Truth and Reconciliation as a statutory

600 more childcare spaces

Sep 30, 2022 / 4:00 am

Photo: YMCA file photo A large expansion of childcare spaces in the Central Okanagan is expected to be completed by next fall. Central Okanagan Public schools is in the process of building seven new child care facilities at various local

Water advisories drag on

Sep 30, 2022 / 4:00 am

Photo: Colin Dacre Rose Valley Reservoir Parts of West Kelowna have had safe drinking water for just three months and 11 days so far this year. But light is at the end of the tunnel. Next year, once the new Rose Valley water treatment

Water work to close road

Sep 29, 2022 / 7:00 pm

Photo: pixabay West Kelowna drivers are being advised about construction next week on Westlake Road as crews install water mains related to the Rose Valley Water Treatment plant. Westlake Road between Starlight Crescent to Horizon Drive

Drunk driver's pee break

Sep 29, 2022 / 3:40 pm

Photo: Colin Dacre It was an open-shut case for police in the Kootenays who pulled over a Kelowna man in a traffic stop. RCMP say they were called on Sept. 25 at 9:39 a.m. for a report of a 30-year-old Kelowna man who was alleged to be

Hotel coming to airport

Sep 29, 2022 / 2:21 pm

Photo: City of Kelowna Render of a planned hotel at Kelowna's airport. Construction could start next year on a new hotel at Kelowna’s airport. The City of Kelowna announced Thursday the Sutton Place Hotel, operated by Northland

More research needed

Sep 29, 2022 / 4:00 am

Photo: BC Children's Hospital The Rota family L to R: Wes, Smith, Ruby, Heather and Poppy A Kelowna family is fundraising for cannabinoids paediatric research after seeing cannabis improve the life of their daughter as she battled terminal

Pastor loses ticket challenge

Sep 28, 2022 / 6:18 pm

Photo: Art Lucier / Facebook A Kelowna pastor who defied pandemic-related gathering restrictions has failed an attempt to have a $2,300 health order violation ticket tossed out. Pastor Art Lucier was issued a violation ticket on Jan. 24,
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