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Concern over mask mandate

Jul 29, 2021 / 3:54 pm

Madison Erhardt Come to the Central Okanagan, but only if you’re fully vaccinated. That is the message from the Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association (TOTA) and Tourism Kelowna after the provincial government announced new local steps

Monitoring invasive mussels

Jul 28, 2021 / 5:57 pm

Photo: Contributed The Okanagan and Similkameen Invasive Species Society (OASISS) is launching the second year of a citizen-science project that involves community members in protecting Okanagan lakes from invasive zebra and quagga mussels. The

Reaction to mask mandate

Jul 28, 2021 / 3:09 pm

Madison Erhardt With a surge in COVID-19 cases across the Central Okanagan this week, Interior Health is reintroducing the indoor public mask mandate starting at midnight. During a press conference Wednesday afternoon, Dr Bonnie Henry noted

Rain on the way?

Jul 28, 2021 / 2:21 pm

Photo: Contributed According to Environment Canada, a ridge of high pressure is making its way over the southern interior bringing with it a boost in daytime high temperatures. As temperature rises in the next few days, current indications

Mitigating future fires

Jul 28, 2021 / 12:35 pm

Photo: Contributed In the midst of a devastating wildfire season, the Forest Enhancement Society of BC is announcing funding for 39 projects aimed at enhancing important recreational values. Projects include wildfire mitigation projects

Break-in caught on video

Jul 27, 2021 / 7:00 pm

A Kelowna resident is sounding the alarm after her shed was broken into at her home along Abbott Street. "The alleged thief stole cleaning materials used to clean the neighbourhood of discarded needles and garbage. The man was recorded breaking

Pop-up vax clinic on wheels

Jul 27, 2021 / 6:25 pm

Photo: Contributed Interior Health in partnership with Foundry BC, will be hosting a pop-up vaccine clinic utilizing Foundry Kelowna’s Wellness on Wheels vehicle in West Kelowna on July 28 for COVID-19 immunizations. According to IH,

1 millionth vaccine given

Jul 27, 2021 / 5:21 pm

Photo: Contributed Interior Health says it has administered its one millionth dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. “We are proud to report that IH has surpassed this incredible milestone, as we mark the Vax for B.C. campaign kick-off,”

Sanctuary evacuates 78 pigs

Jul 27, 2021 / 4:00 am

Madison Erhardt It’s been one week since the Nk’Mip Creek Wildfire forced the evacuation of Little Oink Bank Pig Sanctuary in Oliver. Co-founder Carrie Shogan says the past week has been extremely intense. “We had about

Engagement ring found

Jul 26, 2021 / 10:00 pm

Photo: Contributed UPDATE: 10 p.m. Shelby Hinter says her faith in humanity has been restored. Hinter lost her engagement ring while picking up a few things at Glenrosa Convenience Store late last week. But, she called Castanet Monday



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