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Latest Articles from Colin Dacre

Owner loses nursing licence

Jun 5, 2023 / 3:49 pm

Photo: www.nursenextdoorfranchise.com Imelda Wright A Kelowna woman and owner of a local Nurse Next Door franchise has lost her nursing licence for at least 18 months after admitting to financial and ethical malfeasance. The BC College

Body found along Myra FSR

Jun 5, 2023 / 3:05 pm

Photo: Contributed Police cruisers at the entrance to Myra Forest Service Road. Police are investigating the discovery of a body found Sunday morning in Kelowna. RCMP said in a news release Monday that they were called on June 4 just

Maternity services at risk

Jun 3, 2023 / 4:00 am

Photo: pixabay Maternity services in the Central Okanagan are in jeopardy as a shrinking pool of doctors is strained by rapid population growth. In a newsletter to members, the Central Okanagan Division of Family Practice warned local doctors

City removes document

Jun 2, 2023 / 3:23 pm

Photo: City of West Kelowna A West Kelowna resident says he was surprised to find his name and address listed online in a municipal document that has since been removed from the web. Akshat, who wished to go by only his first name, says

Dream Rally will not roll

Jun 2, 2023 / 4:00 am

Photo: Okanagan Dream Rally Facebook The 2023 edition of the Okanagan Dream Rally has been postponed. In a Facebook post Thursday evening, the organizers said the event will not be held “due to circumstances that are out of our control.” The

Half marathon on Saturday

Jun 1, 2023 / 2:10 pm

Photo: hungryhungryhalf.com The Central Okanagan Food Bank’s Hungry Hungry Half Marathon takes place Saturday in Kelowna’s north end and drivers are being advised of traffic impacts. Participants will begin and finish the marathon

Hottest month of May ever

Jun 1, 2023 / 12:20 pm

Photo: Cassandra Glendinning The Okanagan just experienced its hottest month of May ever. Stats published Thursday by Environment Canada show Kelowna, Penticton and Vernon all recorded their hottest Mays ever, with average temperatures between

Garbage truck birthday party

May 31, 2023 / 3:00 pm

Photo: Kristina Pourmokhtari Three-year-old Alonzo and weekly garbage truck driver Rick celebrate his birthday. A Kelowna toddler is over the moon after receiving a garbage-truck-themed birthday party this week. Kristina Pourmokhtari

Past failures loom large

May 31, 2023 / 4:00 am

Photo: Colin Dacre It’s been nearly two years since five men were killed in a crane collapse downtown Kelowna and the police investigation into the incident is nowhere near complete. Earlier this month, WorkSafeBC announced it was

Massive planned outage

May 30, 2023 / 6:41 pm

Photo: Colin Dacre BC Hydro says it will be cutting electricity to the entire Greater Westside early Wednesday morning to repair vandalism. The outage at 5 a.m. on May 31 will impact the entire West Kelowna and Peachland areas and should



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