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Latest Articles from Laura Brookes

Valentine's bash for the pups

Feb 17, 2020 / 7:30 pm

Photo: Emily Enoch The Valentine's Day bash raised money for the Alberta Dachshund Rescue. Bosley's on Lakeshore celebrated Valentine's Day a little differently this year, with a 'Smooch a Pooch' booth to raise funds

Family a top priority today

Feb 17, 2020 / 5:00 am

Castanet hit the streets of Kelowna to find out what people have planned on Family Day. For most people, plans consisted of spending time with family members or loved ones, including pets. Others planned to be at work, as they weren't

Rescue used huge resource

Feb 16, 2020 / 3:02 pm

Photo: PENSAR Penticton Search and Rescue have received two separate calls this week to help snowmobilers in trouble. Penticton Search and Rescue (PENSAR) are asking snowmobilers to take extra safety precautions following yesterday's

Teen challenges Trudeau

Feb 16, 2020 / 3:00 pm

Photo: Alana Brown Vancouver Island teen Mackenzie Loyer is asking Trudeau to participate in the Port Alberni Paper Chase. A sixteen-year-old girl is challenging Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to a 15-kilometre race in Tofino. Vancouver

Man pulls knife in robbery

Feb 16, 2020 / 9:35 am

Photo: Contributed A male was arrested Saturday night after robbing a gas station and wielding a knife. A male has been arrested after threatening Husky Gas Station staff with a knife and stealing cigarettes and cash from the store on Saturday

Your dogs won't catch this

Feb 16, 2020 / 5:00 am

Photo: Twitter The World Health Organization (WHO) has confirmed dogs cannot be infected with the new coronavirus. The World Health Organization (WHO) has busted the myth that pets can be infected with the new coronavirus, as more dog

Snowmobiler found safe

Feb 15, 2020 / 9:34 pm

Photo: Facebook A snowmobiler has gone missing near Apex Mountain Resort. UPDATED: 9:30 p.m. The snowmobiler missing near Apex Mountain Resort has been located and is safe, confirmed Shalman. All those involved in the search, including

Car crashes into power pole

Feb 15, 2020 / 6:53 pm

Photo: Dan Midtdal Residents living on Valley Road North temporarily lost power Saturday afternoon due to a car crashing into a power pole. A small car wiped out a power pole in Glenmore on Saturday afternoon, cutting power to some neighbouring

Spring thaw may cause flood

Feb 15, 2020 / 3:00 pm

Photo: RDOS RDOS suggests creating sandbag walls to protect from flooding. Property owners are being warned of the possibility of localized flooding in the coming months due to freshet. As of Feb. 1, the snowpack across the South

Health xChange in town

Feb 14, 2020 / 8:00 pm

Photo: Contributed Health xChange is coming to Kelowna for the first time. Speaking event Health xChange is coming to Kelowna this June, and organizers are looking for engaging presenters to highlight health research in the BC Interior.  It's


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